Obituaries

Heather F. O’Neill

Monday, January 26, 2015

Barre, Vt. — Heather F. O’Neill, 31, formerly of Barre, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Seguin, Texas. She was born May 13, 1983 in Burlington, Vt. the daughter of David M. and Elaina (Murray) O’Neill. Heather grew up in Vermont and graduated from Oxbow High School in Bradford in 2001. Heather had lived with her foster parents, Jim and Donna …

Mildred L. Eddy

Monday, January 26, 2015

South Royalton, Vt. — Mildred L. Eddy, 88, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at the Mayo Healthcare in Northfield, Vt. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. …

Russell Herbert Magoon

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Funeral services for Russell Herbert Magoon will be changed due to the weather conditions. Friends and family may call at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Wednesday evening, Jan. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Stringer Funeral Home on Thursday morning, Jan. 29 at 11 a.m. with Pastor …

Irene DesMeules

Monday, January 26, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Irene DesMeules, 96, died Monday night, Jan. 19, 2015, at Hanover Terrace Healthcare Facility in Hanover, N.H. Private services were held by the family. The Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. has been entrusted with arrangements. …

Ruth Milchman Chodak

Monday, January 26, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Ruth Milchman Chodak, 86, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born April 19, 1928, in New York, N.Y. a daughter of Harry and Ida (Yanofsky) Agulnick. Ruth grew up and attended school in the Williamsburg …

Jacqueline P. English

Monday, January 26, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Jacqueline P. English, 89, died on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Valley Terrace in Wilder. Jackie, daughter of James and Emma (Mayhew) Petersen, was born in Salisbury, Vermont on Halloween in 1925. She graduated from Middlebury High School in 1942. Free spirited even in her …

Jeffrey T. Adams

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hartford, Vt. — Jeffrey T. Adams, 59, died Thursday afternoon, Jan. 22, 2015. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …

Edward F. Patriquin

Monday, January 26, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Edward F. Patriquin, 52, died Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 21, 2015, at his home in Wilder after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 11, 1962, in Waltham, Mass. the son of Warren Patriquin and Louise Foster. He grew up in Hartland and graduated …

A Life: Dick Sheldon, 1932-2014; ‘We All Fell for Him Instantly’

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hanover — When a student fell ill during a study-abroad trip to St. Petersburg, Russia — then Leningrad, U.S.S.R. — Dick Sheldon, then a Dartmouth College professor of Russian, brought her a bowl of chicken soup. The simplicity …

John R Weiss

Monday, January 26, 2015

Pottsville, Pa. — John R Weiss, 60, Pottsville died Monday at Schuylkill Medical Center – South Jackson, Pottsville. Born in Pottsville, May 9, 1954, he was the son of the late Robert Weiss and Mildred (Saylor) Salle, Pottsville. John was a graduate of Nativity B.V.M. High School, Pottsville …

Wilma Eva Beck

Monday, January 26, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Wilma Eva Beck, 86, of Enfield, formerly of Newport, Vt., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 in Lebanon, N.H. She was born on Aug. 30, 1928 in Newport to Gerald and Anna (Sarno ) Sargent. On Sept. 20, 1946 she married Frederick J. …

Virginia L. O’Keefe

Monday, January 26, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Virginia L. O’Keefe, 90, a resident of West Lebanon, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at the Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, N.J. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. …

Russell Herbert Magoon

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Russell Herbert Magoon, 69, of Leet Drive in Claremont died on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 at his home. He was born in Lebanon on Aug. 18, 1945 the son of Chester and Ruby (Flanders) Magoon. Russell was the owner and operator of his own trucking …