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Obituaries

Arthur Otto ‘Jim’ Howard

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Arthur Otto ‘Jim’ Howard, 88, a long time resident of Hartland, died following a lengthy illness, Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Cedar Hill Care Center in Windsor, Vt. Jim was born March 31, 1927, in Randolph, Vt., the youngest child of Ernest Samuel and Clytie Henrietta (Hyzer) (Wood) Howard. Jim lived on the Grand View Farm in West Hartford where …

Camilla A. Cook

Saturday, July 4, 2015

White River Junction, Vt— A graveside service will be held for Camilla A. Cook, 72, died February 6, 2015 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., Friday July 10 at 2p.m. in the Evergreen Cemetery in South Strafford, Vt. Knight Funeral Home has bee entrusted with arrangements. …

Jerry Hersey Lovejoy

Saturday, July 4, 2015

White River Jct., Vt — Funeral services for Jerry Hersey Lovejoy, 88, who died Wednesday July 1, 2015 will be held Wednesday, July 8th at 6p.m. at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. with Pastor Neil Patel officiating. …

Bruce Lyle Thompson

Saturday, July 4, 2015

East Corinth, Vt — Bruce Lyle Thompson, 66, of East Corinth died Thursday, July 2, 2015 in Bradford, Vt. He was born on Feb. 20, 1949 in Barre, Vt. the son of Lyle and Hellene (Emerson) Thompson. He attended schools in Topsham and was a 1967 graduate of …

Mieko Tahara Griffin

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Mieko Tahara Griffin, of Hanover, died peacefully at Wheelock Terrace on Monday, June 29, 2015. She was 85. Mieko was born in 1930 to Akio and Nobuko Tahara and spent her childhood in Niimi, Japan, with her seven sisters and brothers. She lost her mother …

Kenneth R. Maxfield

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Kenneth R. Maxfield, 74, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at his home in Hartland. Ken was born Feb. 2, 1941, in Post Mills, Vt. the son of Andrew and Ella (Bowker) Maxfield. He grew up in Post Mills and graduated from the Thetford Academy. He …

William C. Bacon

Friday, July 3, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — William C. Bacon, 83, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Tuesday evening, June 30, 2015, at his home in Windsor surrounded by family. He was born April 1, 1932, in North Randolph, Vt. the son of Arthur J. and Bessie (LaPorte) Bacon. He received …

Lewis Alcala, Sr.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — Lewis Alcala, Sr., 79, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at the Springfield Health and Rehab. Center in Springfield. He was born Oct. 15, 1935, in Wheatland, Wyo. the son of Fernando and Lena (Vigil) Alcala. He attended schools in Wyoming. He served in …

Jerry Hersey Lovejoy

Friday, July 3, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Jerry Hersey Lovejoy, 88, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He was born on Feb. 25, 1927, in Gardner, Mass. to his parents, Harry and Harriet (Hersey) Lovejoy. Jerry leaves his wife, Melvena (Nena) Braley Adams Lovejoy …

Philip Graves, Jr.

Friday, July 3, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Philip Graves, Jr., 67, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at home in White River Junction. There will be no services. Knight Funeral Home in White River has been entrusted with arrangements. …

Hortense Felicie “Fel” Chabot

Friday, July 3, 2015

Thetford Center, Vt. — Hortense Felicie (Demunter) Chabot died on June 30, 2015, in North Haverhill, at the age of 91. Fel was born in Brussels, Belgium, October 29, 1923, the daughter of Louis Demunter and Jeanne Wouters. She experienced the German occupation of Belgium during WWII, and …

Jay Alan McPhetres

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Sharon, Vt. — Jay Alan McPhetres, 54, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. after a courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. He was born Dec. 30, 1960, in Lebanon, a son of Floyd and Eloise (Reynolds) McPhetres. He grew up in Wilder …

William O. Neily, Jr.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Springfield, Mass. — William O. Neily, Jr., 75, of Canaan, N.H. and Springfield died Monday, June 29, 2015, in Springfield. He was born in Canaan on Feb. 5, 1940, a son of William O. Neily, Sr. and Doris E. (Bacon) Buckman. He leaves behind his wife, Sheena Neily, …