Obituaries

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, was a judge on the N.Y. Supreme Court. She attended Franklin and Park Schools in …

Ellen R.K. Lemire

Tuesday, June 30, 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. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Arliene D. Powers

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Arliene D. Powers, 94, died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Cedar Hill Health Care Center in Windsor, Vt. She was born Sept. 27, 1920 in Lebanon, N.H. a daughter of Alfred and Margaret (Lovely) Durant. Arliene attended school in Post Mills, Vt. and was later married to Dorrance Powers on March 7, 1942 in Strafford, Vt. Together they raised a …

Louis Mark “Pit” Tewksbury

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Charlestown, N.H. — Louis Mark “Pit” Tewksbury, 81, of Morways Park in Charlestown, died early Sunday morning, June 28, 2015, at the VA hospital in White River Junction, following a sudden illness. His family was with him as he passed. Pit was born Jan. 17, 1934, the son …

Calvin E. Murphy, Sr.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Calvin E. Murphy, Sr., 75, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 25, 2015, at the Springfield Health & Rehabilitation Center in Springfield, Vt. surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 26, 1939, in Hartland, where he also attended school, before enlisting in the United States …

Jean Ann Wilcox

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — A graveside service will be held for Jean Ann Wilcox, 74, died Dec. 5, 2014, at home,on Sunday, July 5, 2015, in the Christian Street Cemetery in Wilder, Vt. at 2 p.m. Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction has been entrusted with …

John Dean Wright, Jr.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Weathersfield, Vt. — John Dean Wright, Jr. was born in Brookline, Mass., the youngest of three children born to John Dean Wright and Edith Maude (Hammond) Wright, both born and raised in Vermont. He grew up in Newtonville, Mass., attending Newton High School. During his high school years …

Robert E. Ladd

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Wooster, Vt. — 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, …

Kenneth R. Maxfield

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Kenneth R. Maxfield, 74, died at his home in Hartland on Sat. June 27, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

Elaine Louise (Cantlin) Norris

Monday, June 29, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Elaine Louise (Cantlin) Norris, 61, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015, after a courageous battle with lung cancer, with her family at her side. She was born in Hanover, N.H., on Aug. 19, 1953, the daughter of James R. and Pearl M. (Lahaye) …

Marshall P. Hoke

Sunday, June 28, 2015

New London, N.H. — Marshall P. Hoke, 99, of Hilltop Place, died Friday, June 19, 2015, at his home. He was born in St. Paul, Minn. on Sept. 18, 1915, the son of Carolyn Peabody and George Hoke. Marshall grew up on the family’s dairy farm in Wayzata, …

Jesse M. Stanley, Sr.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Norwich, Vt. — Jesse M. Stanley, Sr. died peacefully Wednesday, June 24, 2015, surrounded by family. He was 81. Jesse was the second son of Wilbur and Irene (Smith) Stanley, born at home April 23, 1934. Jesse grew up in Union Village, Vt. attending the town’s one room …

Ruth Elizabeth “Betty” Browne

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Topsham, Vt. — Ruth Elizabeth “Betty” Browne passed away Monday, June 22, 2015 at 97. She was born Jan. 13, 1918, in Greensburg, Ind. and spent the majority of her childhood growing up in Columbus, Ohio. After graduating high school in 1935, she attended the Ohio State University …