Obituaries

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 where he attended elementary school and graduated from Hartford High School. He attended Champlain College …

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, of Springfield, Mass.; two daughters, Laurie Press, of Belchertown, Mass. and Anne Sidney, of Belmont, …

Robert E. Ladd

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Wooster, Ohio — Robert E. Ladd, 88, of Wooster, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015, at West View Healthy Living, in Wooster. Memorial services will be held in Vermont at a later date. Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com. Robert was born Feb. 6, 1927, in Norwich, Vt. to Charles and Josephine (Whitman) Ladd. He attended grade school in Norwich, and graduated …

Bonnie Richmond

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Bonnie Richmond of Claremont passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015, at her home in Claremont. She was born in Claremont on Oct. 27, 1946, the daughter of Leo and Arleen Cusanelli. Bonnie had worked for Newport Clothing, Encore Shoe, Lacrosse, Hampshire MFG (PEP) and …

Ruby Louise Clark

Thursday, July 2, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — Visiting hours for Ruby Louise Clark, 93, who died Sunday June 21, 2015, will be held Tuesday, July 7 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction. A funeral service will be held at the funeral …

Hope Marie (Pittsley) Isaacs

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Plainfield, N.H. — Hope Marie (Pittsley) Isaacs passed away suddenly, Sunday, May 17, 2015. Her passing was met with great sadness, but she left this world well loved. She was surrounded by her mother, Rose Pittsley, husband of 47 years, Gregg Isaacs, their five sons: Gregg Jr., Glen, …

Charles W. Hummer, Jr.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Charles “Chuck” Hummer Jr. of Enfield, N.H. passed away at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after an incredibly long battle with ALS. He was preceded in death by his son, Charles W. Hummer III, and is survived by the love of his life, Sandra Hummer; his son, …

William C. Bacon

Thursday, July 2, 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. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Lawrence Graziano

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Bethel, Vt. — Lawrence Graziano, 95, of Bethel, died Saturday evening, June 27, 2015, at the Vermont Respite House in Williston. He was born April 8, 1920, in Bethel the son of Raffaelo and Mariantonia (Morrell) Graziano. He was married to Irene Pease on April 15, 1955, and …

William (Bill) H. Mitchell

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — William (Bill) H. Mitchell died Friday, June 26, 2015, in Woodstock, Vt. at the age of 93. He was a devoted husband to his wife, Carolyn, who passed in 2011, a loving father to his children, Perry and his wife, Brenda (of Flagstaff, Ariz.) …

Ellen R. K. Lemire

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Brownsville, Vt. — Ellen R. K. Lemire, 67, a longtime resident of Brownsville, passed away Friday morning, June 26, 2015, at the Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, N.H. She was born March 4, 1948, in New London, Conn. the daughter of Raymond and Ruby Jo (Reeves) Kennedy. She …

Jay Alan McPhetres

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Sharon, Vt. — Jay Alan McPhetres, 55, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction has been entrusted with arrangements. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

Sallie Kenefick Otto

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Sallie Kenefick Otto died peacefully at Woodstock Terrace on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. She was 92. Mrs. Otto was born in Buffalo, and lived there for most of her life. Both her grandfathers and father were prominent Buffalo lawyers; her paternal grandfather, Daniel J. Kenefick, …