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Obituaries

Janet M. Gordon

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Epsom, N.H. — Janet M. (Paquin) Gordon, 88, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at her home on Bishop Lane in Epsom. Born in Haverhill, Mass. on Feb. 13, 1926, Janet was the daughter of Frank and Mary (Miller) Paquin. She was a graduate of Groveland (Mass.) High School and after her move to New Hampshire, spent many years in Salisbury before retiring to …

Buddy Jones

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

W. Burke, Vt. — A graveside celebration of Buddy’s life, 76, who died Aug. 13, 2014, will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Hartland Village Cemetery in Hartland (Parking at Cemetery and 13 Bohaka Road). Please park in Cemetery or at 13 Bohaka Road. …

Jonathan “Jack” Charles Maxham

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Pomfret, Vt. — Jonathan “Jack” Charles Maxham, 65, died unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. The son of Henry and Martha (Bailey) Maxham, Jack was born on May 30, 1949 in Hanover, N.H. Jack graduated from Woodstock Union High School and the New Hampshire Technical College with a degree in electrical engineering. He served in the …

Rene L. Dessert

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Plainfield, N.H. — Rene L. Dessert, 89, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at home. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral home in Lebanon, N.H. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Charles “Chuck” Eugene Van Cor, Jr.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Charles “Chuck” Eugene Van Cor, Jr., age 40, died on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, from injuries he sustained in a rollover accident in Lexington Mass. He drove tractor trailer trucks for 17 years of all shapes and sizes. He drove flat bed, reefer trailer, tank, …

Oscar S. Ferris

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

North Randolph, Vt. — Oscar S. Ferris, 87, died on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in the same room where he was born at his home in North Randolph after a four year illness. He was born Jan. 1, 1927, in North Randolph, the son of Donald and Vernie …

Janice M. Spydell

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — Janice M. Spydell, 86, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Valley Terrace in Wilder, Vt. She was born Aug. 8, 1928, in Hartford, Conn. a daughter of Gordon H. and Sarah Elizabeth (Hewitt) Merrill. Janice grew up on a farm outside of Hartford, …

Jonathan “Jack” Maxham

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Pomfret, Vt. — Jonathan “Jack” Maxham, 65, died unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. There will be a graveside service on Friday, Sept. 19 at 1:30 p.m. in the Burns Cemetery on LaBounty Road in Pomfret followed by a gathering at …

Robert Emory Somerville

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Littleton, N.H. — Robert Emory Somerville, 70, longtime resident of Littleton passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, while doing something that he loved. He was born in Randolph, Vt. on Jan. 28, 1944, a son to Clayton and Eleda (Brock) Somerville. He grew up in Sharon, Vt. and …

A Life: Cheryl Hanna, 1966-2014; An ‘Intellectual Powerhouse’ and an ‘Agent of Change’

Monday, September 15, 2014

South Royalton — Cheryl Hanna spent most of the last two decades of her life in Vermont and associated with Vermont Law School, as she made her mark as a professor, administrator, legal scholar and commentator — in …

Mary (Robinson) Messer

Monday, September 15, 2014

New London, N.H. — Mary (Robinson) Messer, 84, of Little Sunapee Road, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 at The Clough Center in New London. She was born in Barnard, Vt., on Dec. 21, 1929 the daughter of Ralph Davis and Hilda Mary (Woods) Robinson. She attended Lincoln Schools …

Linda M. Moyer

Monday, September 15, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Linda M. Moyer, 70, of Hartland died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 at the Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor, Vt. She was born Sept. 5, 1943 in Reading, Pa. the daughter of Paul J. and Erma A. (Frey) Potteiger. Linda was raised in …

Roger W. Eastman

Monday, September 15, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — Roger W. Eastman 90, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 in Springfield. He was born Oct. 23, 1923 in Newport, N.H. the son of Leighton and Bertha ( Webster ) Eastman. He attended Springfield schools and graduated from Springfield High School and the Co-oP Course …