Obituaries

Mildred Anna Bruder

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Surrounded by family at home while angels were rejoicing, Jesus took the hand of his faithful daughter, Mildred (Millie) A. Bruder, and led her home to be with her Lord and Savior on the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. Millie was born on Oct. 8, 1939, in Newark, N.J., daughter of Mildred and …

Earl John Beede, Jr.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Pensacola, Fla. — Earl John Beede, Jr., 75, of Pensacola passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015. John was born in Barre, Vt. on Aug. 27, 1939 to Earl, Sr. and Dorothy (Dot) (Clark) Beede. He spent countless hours of his youth on the baseball fields in Post Mills, Vt. with his cousins, uncles and friends. He graduated from Thetford Academy in 1957 …

Scott B. Kinne

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Scott B. Kinne, 56, died early Friday morning Aug. 28, 2015, at the Gifford Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer. Scott was born on July 17, 1959, in Attleboro, Mass. the son of Benjamin E. and Elizabeth (White) Kinne. Scott graduated from Woodstock Union High School on June 14, 1978. Eventually he went to work for A.W. Frizzell …

Patricia Maureen (Crafts) Ackerman

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Fairlee, Vt. — Patricia Maureen (Crafts) Ackerman, 85, of Fairlee died on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder, Vt. She was born in Southwick, Mass. on Nov. 8, 1929, the daughter of Maurice Warren Crafts and Henrietta May Hebbel. She attended Teck High School …

Hedwig Louise Ringblom Winans

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Cutler Bay, Fla. — Hedwig Louise Ringblom Winans (known as “Hedgie”) died on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at East Ridge Retirement Village in Cutler Bay. She was born on Sept. 9, 1921, in Port Washington, N.Y., to Gustav and Christine Ringblom. Her family moved to the Miami area …

Philip J. Diana

Saturday, August 29, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Philip J. Diana, 77, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News …

Christopher R. Manning

Saturday, August 29, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Christopher R. Manning, 31, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory on Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Marion S. Powell

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Medford, Ore. — Marion S. Powell, 91, formerly of Quechee, Vt., died on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. A memorial service will be held in Medford on Sept. 18. …

Molly J. Spencer

Thursday, August 27, 2015

West Windsor, Vt. — Molly J. Spencer, 92, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at her home in West Windsor surrounded by her family. Molly was born Aug. 14, 1923, in Watertown, N.Y. a daughter of John and Ruth (Remmington) Humbert. During World War II she served on …

Perry Lee Wheaton

Thursday, August 27, 2015

New London, N.H. — Perry Lee Wheaton passed peaceably at his home in New London with his wife by his side on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. He has spent the last three years suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He was born on Jan. 31, 1942, in Corning, N.Y., …

Doreen A. Clancy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Doreen A. Clancy, 88, died at home on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Jan. 23, 1927, in Boston, Mass., the daughter of Frederick and Leila (Powers) Waters. She attended elementary schools in Melrose, Mass. and was a 1945 …

Robert Francis Miller, Jr.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Woodsville, N.H. — Robert Francis Miller, Jr., 61, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at his home following a brief illness. Bob was born in Woodsville, on Sept. 24, 1953, the son of Robert Francis and Irene (Beaton) Miller, Sr. He attended local schools and graduated from Woodsville High …

Lewis G. Whitaker, Jr.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

East Barnard, Vt. — Lewis G. Whitaker, Jr., 94, of East Barnard, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H, surrounded by his family. He was born June 25, 1921. in Glen Ridge, N.J.; the son of Lewis G. Whitaker, Sr. & Effie (Clark) …