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Obituaries

Elizabeth “Betsey” Gage Davis Trombly

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Amherst, N.H. — Elizabeth “Betsey” Gage Davis Trombly died unexpectedly at her home in Amherst on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The daughter of Donald Henry Davis and Dorothy Johnson Davis, Betsey was born on May 2, 1945 in Nashua, N.H. A graduate of Milford High School in Milford, N.H., Betsey earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Western College, Oxford, Ohio; Montessori Certification …

Regina E. Sweet

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Regina E. Sweet died at home on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. She was born on Aug. 21, 1924, in Enfield, N.H. to Cecil and Alice (Brown) Ames. From 1960 to 2001, Regina ran a daycare from her home, and throughout those years, along with her husband, Craig, fostered over 300 children. She was affectionately known by most people as, Nana. …

Rene L. Dessert

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Plainfield, N.H. — Rene L. Dessert, 89, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Rene was born in Lebanon on Feb. 20, 1925, to Henry & Marie (Lambert) Dessert. He grew up in the Family home on Hardy Hill. He attended Sacred Heart School and Lebanon High School. For a short time he worked at Carter …

A Life: Robert D. Nutting, 1945 — 2014; ‘He Did So Much for Everyone’

Monday, September 22, 2014

Sharon — When the pews inside Sharon Congregational Church could hold no more, men in blue jeans and women in sleeveless dresses took to standing on the church steps. Others headed for folding chairs under two large white …

Rudolph “Coogan” H. Boutin

Monday, September 22, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Rudolph “Coogan” H. Boutin, 87, passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. He was born in Lebanon on Oct. 10, 1926 to the late Alfred & Rose Marie (Audette) Boutin. Coogan attended schools in Lebanon and began working in area mills. He served in the US …

David A. Gaskin

Monday, September 22, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — David A. Gaskin, 78, passed away Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Arrangements are pending at the Ricker Funeral Home of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Grace Dorothy Boothroyd

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Chelsea, Vt. — Grace Dorothy Boothroyd, 85 died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. with her daughters by her side. She was born Feb. 27, 1929 in Rockville, Conn. the daughter of Ernest Leroy and Lena (Szabo) Dimmock. She attended …

John “Jack” H. Chatfield

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Hartford, Conn. — After a long and spirited battle with prostate cancer and Parkinson’s disease, Jack died peacefully at home on Sept. 18, 2014 surrounded by a continuing stream of family and friends, comforted by the music and companionship he so adored. He never complained about his fate. …

Rudolph “Coogan” H. Boutin

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Rudolph “Coogan” H. Boutin, 87, passed away Friday Sept. 19, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home of Lebanon, N.H. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Donald “Donny” Henry Talbert

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Donald “Donny” Henry Talbert, III, 25, passed away on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. He was born in Hanover, N.H. to Donald H. & Diane L. Talbert, Jr. on Feb. 17, 1989. Donny graduated from Lebanon, N.H., Class of 2007. He graduated from Endicott College in …

Caren D. Calafati

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Grantham, n.h. — Caren D. Calafati, 61, of Eastman, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. She was born in Northport, N.Y., to the late Alan and Dixie (Mason) Calafati. Caren grew up and went to schools in Northport and received her masters from Dartmouth. She met and married …

Sarah Ann Monette

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Enfield, n.h. — Sarah Ann Monette, 57, of Enfield, died on Tuesday morning, Sept. 16, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. She was born in Claremont, N.H., on Oct. 27, 1956, the daughter of Ernest G. and Evelyn Rachel (Gilchrist) Keneson. Sarah attended North Charlestown Primary and …

Ian Alexander Gemery

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Norwich, Vt. — Ian Gemery died on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. He was born on Jan. 22, 1998, to loving parents, John Gemery and Karen Loring, and was raised in Norwich. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him, especially his sister, Lauren, whom he kissed …