Obituaries

Nancy Fountain Schwarz

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Orange, N.H.— Nancy Fountain Schwarz of Orange, N.H. passed away on Thursday Feb. 4, 2016 at the age of 66. She was born in Hanover, N.H. at MHMH on October 8, 1949, the daughter of Edward A. Fountain and Helen M. Moore. She was raised in West Lebanon (her true hometown). She went to Lebanon High School graduating in 1967. In 1968 she …

Natalie Barbara Shirman

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Quechee, Vt. — Natalie Barbara Shirman, 79, died surrounded by her family on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Naples, Fla. Natalie was born on Feb. 14, 1936, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Joseph and Sara (Krasner) Ratner. Natalie worked as a registered nurse and has lived in many locales before retiring to the family’s long-time vacation home in Quechee. She was an …

Raymond A. Robie, Jr.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Bridgewater, Vt. — Raymond A. Robie, Jr. lost his two year battle with cancer at his home on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. He was a fighter right to the end. Ray was born in Franklin, N.H. on Jan. 8, 1961, the son of the late Raymond A. Robie and Patricia A. Robie. Ray worked heavy construction for over 30 years and was employed …

Leon Coolidge Royce

Friday, February 5, 2016

Hartland, Vt. — Leon Coolidge Royce, 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at his winter residence in North Fort Myers, Fla. amongst family members. He was born July 15, 1924, to Phillip and Nora Royce in Hartland, Vt., where he maintained his permanent residence for …

Ronald E. Stanford

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Canaan, N.H. — Ronald E. Stanford, 89, of Canaan and George’s Mills, N.H. passed away peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, after a brief illness. No services are planned at this time. A complete obituary will appear in the Valley News at a later …

Michelle M. LaFromboise

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Chelsea, Vt. — Michelle M. LaFromboise, 45, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at her mother’s home in Chelsea. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea. …

Halton “Al” T. Grindle

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Plainfield, N.H. — Halton “Al” T. Grindle, 82, of Ledge Drive, died peacefully at home after a short illness on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, with his daughter, Kathleen, by his side. He was born in Penobscot, Maine on July 22, 1933, the son of Joseph and Alice R. …

Alison McCallum May

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hanover, N.H. — Alison McCallum May, age 85, died peacefully at home in Hanover, on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, surrounded by family. Born July 13, 1930, to James Dow McCallum, a professor of English at Dartmouth College, and Margaret Beck McCallum, Alison was raised in Hanover. She graduated …

Victor P. Jarvis

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Ascutney, Vt. — Victor P. Jarvis, 91, a longtime resident of Ascutney, passed away Monday evening, Feb. 1, 2016, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 30, 1924 in Claremont, N.H. the son of Philip and …

Dave Alfred Lacourse

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Glanwood City, Wis. — Dave Lacourse of Glenwood City passed away Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, after battling a long illness at Parkview Home in Woodville, Wis. Dave was born on Jan. 7, 1950, in Windsor, Vt. to Ruby DeGrasse Lacourse and Victor Lacourse. He attended high school in …

Alison McCallum

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Hanover, N.H. — Alison McCallum May, age 85, died peacefully at home in Hanover, on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, surrounded by family. Born July 13, 1930, to James Dow McCallum, a professor of English at Dartmouth College, and Margaret Beck McCallum, Alison was raised in Hanover. She graduated …

Victor P. Jarvis

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Ascutney, Vt. — Victor P. Jarvis, 91, a longtime resident of Ascutney, passed away Monday evening, Feb. 1, 2016, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are …

Paul Williams Glover, Jr.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Hanover, N.H.— Paul Williams Glover, Jr., 92, of Hanover died peacefully at his home on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. He was surrounded by his sons and daughter, as well as his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was born to the late Paul Williams Glover, Sr., and Katherine Blandin Glover on July …