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Obituaries

Estelle Miller Jackson

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Corinth Corner, Vt. — Eleanor Estelle Jackson died peacefully at the Blue Spruce Home in Bradford, Vt. on Aug. 28, 2014, at the age of 103. Born Eleanor Estelle Miller on Sept. 25, 1910, in Plainview, N.Y., the only daughter and youngest child of Nathaniel Edward Miller and Eleonora Wilhelmina von Peyn Miller, Estelle was raised in Oyster Bay, Little Neck, and Centerport, …

Ruth M. Pratt

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Our very special angel, Ruth M. Pratt arrived in heaven on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ruth passed peacefully at the home of her daughter Debbie in Woodstock. She was born March 26, 1924, the daughter of Robert and Stella (Harvey) Manley. She attended Schools in Granville and Ludlow. On July 24, 1942, she married Arthur L. Pratt in Lebanon, N.H. …

Laura Washburn Verry

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Orfordville, N.H. — Laura Washburn Verry, 94, of Orfordville died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at 1 p.m. in the Orfordville Congregational Church in Orfordville. There are no calling hours. Burial will be in the family lot in the Orford Street Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear …

Josephine “Josie” Inez Vasquez

Saturday, August 30, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Josephine “Josie” Inez Vasquez, 84, died on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at her home. She was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, Jan. 21, 1930, the daughter of Juan and Dolores (Vega) Vasquez. Josie married Gustavo “Phil” Vasquez on Dec. 15, 1951. She worked …

Karen Bishop

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Newport, N.H. — Karen Bishop passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. Karen Elaine Grusauski was born to John Michael and Mary Cecelia Harz at New Milford Hospital, New Milford, Conn. on June 26. 1960. They resided in the home John built …

Janet M. Boutin

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Janet M. Boutin, 76, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. She was born in Lebanon on Dec. 8, 2014 to the late Donald & Mary (Clark) MacDonald. Janet grew up in both Lebanon and Hanover, graduating from Hanover High School, Class 1955. Following graduation she …

Jane Anne Deignan

Friday, August 29, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Jane Anne Deignan, 87, died Wednesday morning, Aug. 20, 2014, surrounded by her loving family and caregivers at Cedar Hill Continuing Care in Windsor, Vt. Jane was born on March 11, 1927 in Illinois, the daughter of John E. and Lucille (Condon) Dunn. As a …

Hugh Blanchard O’Donnell, Jr.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Lyme, N.H. — Hugh Blanchard O’Donnell, Jr., 87, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in White River Jct., Vt. after a battle with cancer. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. …

Vincent Theodore Kelly

Friday, August 29, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — Vincent Theodore Kelly, 67, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at his home in White River Jct. There will be no services. The Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct. is assisting with arrangements. …

Ruth M. Pratt

Friday, August 29, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Ruth M. Pratt, 90, passed peacefully at the home of her daughter Debbie in Woodstock early Thursday morning Aug. 28, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. …

Janet M. Boutin

Friday, August 29, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Janet M. Boutin, 76, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2014. Family and friends are invited to a graveside service at the Sacred Heart Cemetery on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Arrangements are by the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon. An obituary will be …

Charles Farrington Leahy

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Concord, N.H. — Charles Farrington Leahy was born in Claremont on Feb. 27, 1935. His parents, Helen Farrington Leahy and Albert D. Leahy, were community leaders and role models for their two sons. Their father was a lawyer and District Court Judge. Their mother served several terms on …

Helen D. Stratton

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Bethel, Vt. — Helen D. Stratton, 94, of Bethel, died Wednesday morning, Aug. 27, 2014, at Menig Extended Care Facility in Randolph. Arrangements are pending at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph. …