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Obituaries

Martha “MH” Washburn

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Royalton, Vt. — Martha “MH” Washburn, 68, passed and went with the lord on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. She was born in Lowell, Mass. on Feb. 5, 1946. “MH” was a business professional in the technology sector which provided her global travel and a challenging and fruitful career. She was also known for being a great host to friends, avid reader and a …

William A. King

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — William A. King (Bill) died Thursday, Aug. 28, 18 days short of his 83rd birthday. Bill was born in New York City. He graduated from Dartmouth College, cum laude, in 1953 and from Harvard Law School in 1956. He practiced corporate and business law - with the Boston firm of Haussermann, Davidson and Shattuck – and was a partner at …

Gilbert E. Varney, Sr.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Enumclaw, Wash. — Gilbert E. Varney, Sr. died at his home on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at the age of 86, following a long illness. He was born in So. Strafford, Vt., on June 11, 1928, a son of George I. Varney and Mabel (Wheeler) Varney. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Beverly Sayre Varney; his children: Sheridan Varney, of …

Nanine K. Hutchinson

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Nanine K. Hutchinson, 78, passed away on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Valley Terrace Assisted Living Center in Wilder. Nanine was born on June 1, 1936, in Oneonta, N.Y. to Marshall and Katherine (Weed) Hutchinson. She attended schools in Oneonta, and graduated from Wells College, …

Richard A. “Dick” Stride

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Tunbridge, Vt. — Richard A. “Dick” Stride, 80 died unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at his home in Tunbridge. He was born May 13, 1934, in West Bridgewater, Mass. the son of Bernard N. and Lois E. (Bodge) Stride. He attended school in Bridgewater, Mass. and graduated …

Lenore Hayes Jolly Gardner

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Lenore Hayes Jolly Gardner, 94 died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Cedar Hill Assisted Care where she was well cared for. “Jolly”, as she was affectionately called, was born April 21, 1920 in Canton, Ohio …

William G. “Jerry” Blair

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Seward, Alaska — William G. “Jerry” Blair, 81, of Seward, Alaska passed away on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Jerry was born William Girard Blair on Oct. 2, 1932, in Barton, Vt. to Aime …

Gregory Scott Edson

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Northfield, Vt. — Gregory Scott Edson, age 49, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph. Gregory was born Oct. 20, 1964, in Barre City, the son of Edwin R. and Mary (Premont) Edson. Gregory was raised in Northfield where he attended school. After his …

Janet M. Boutin

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Janet M. Boutin, 76, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. She was born in Lebanon on Dec. 8, 1937 to the late Donald & Mary (Clark) MacDonald. Janet grew up in both Lebanon and Hanover, graduating from Hanover High School, Class 1955. Following graduation she …

Lawrence John Fay

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Lawrence John Fay, 67, died in the comfort of his home on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. He was born on April 10, 1947 in Hanover, N.H. to the late Percy L. & Arlene B. (Gilson) Fay. Lawrence graduated from Lebanon High School and then served …

Dorothy Wheeler LaBelle

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Meriden, N.H. — Dorothy Wheeler LaBelle, 64, passed away in the comfort of her home on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. She was born on April 30, 1950 in Weymouth, Mass. to the late Robert F. & Betty (Weaver) Wheeler. Dorothy graduated from Weymouth High School, class 1968. During …

Audrey Littlefield Hunter

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Marion, S.C. — Audrey Littlefield Hunter, 89, of Marion and widow of Jones Thomas Hunter, Jr., died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, after an extended illness. Formerly of Danvers, Mass., Mrs. Hunter was the daughter of Orville Mellen and Maude Pierce Littlefield. She graduated from Faulkner School of Nursing …

Rachel Lillian (Hoisington) Jensen

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Perkinsville, Vt. — Rachel Lillian (Hoisington) Jensen, 88, died Friday, Aug. 29, at the Bridgeway Care and Rehabilitation Center in Hillsborough, N.J., following a long illness. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Weathersfield Center First Congregational Church, 79 Center …