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Obituaries

Wayne Lee Armstrong

Monday, July 28, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Wayne Lee Armstrong, 90, of Genesis Eldercare in Lebanon died Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Wayne was born in Norwich, Vt. on Dec. 11, 1923, to George M, and Wilma (Greenwood) Armstrong. Wayne attended school in Norwich and Hanover High School. On March 22, 1943, in his senior year, he joined the US Army where he was stationed in Italy and …

Paul T. Shannon

Monday, July 28, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — A memorial service for Paul T. Shannon who died March 26, 2014 will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Church of Christ at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. Arrangements are under the direction of the Rand-Wilson Funeral Home of Hanover. …

Louise Y. Gow

Monday, July 28, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Louise Y. Gow, 95, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Kendal at Hanover. She was born January 29, 1919, in Tientsin, China, to Molin Li and Ruth Wei. In 1938, she came to the United States to study. She attended Seton Hill College in Greensburg, Pa. After earning a bachelor degree in 1941, she attended Drew University in Madison, N.J. …

Madeline M. LaHaye

Monday, July 28, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Madeline M. LaHaye, 87, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in the comfort of her home while surrounded by her family. She was born on March 18, 1927, to the late Emmit & Madeline (Sturtevant) Smith. Madeline attended school in Plainfield and graduated from Lebanon …

Margaret Spaulding Bascom

Monday, July 28, 2014

Westmoreland, N.H. — Margaret Spaulding Bascom, 88, formerly of Charlestown and Acworth, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Maplewood Nursing Home in Westmoreland, with her husband at her side. She was born Margaret Edith Haddad on April 21, 1926, in Newport, daughter of Elias S. and Grace (Reed) …

A Life: Margaret ‘Peggy’ Poffenberger, 1922-2014; ‘Sought Peace, Worked For Peace’

Monday, July 28, 2014

Brookfield, Vt. — “Some things — soul-searching things — cannot be planned,” Margaret “Peggy” Poffenberger once wrote in a poem. “Living and dying, the daily and the extraordinary; To fly, purposefully, God-like, honking with wild geese, across the …

Reginald “Reg” Chester Stark, Sr.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Arcadia, Fla. — Reginald “Reg” Chester Stark, Sr., 86 passed away on Monday, June 30, 2014 in Arcadia. He was born Jan. 19, 1928 in Lyme, N.H., the son of Chester and Margaret (Bliss) Stark. Reg was a U.S. Navy veteran. He opened S & S Plumbing in …

Pauline Wood Yasinski

Monday, July 28, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Committal services for Pauline Wood Yasinski, 95, who died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at her home, Will be held at Noon, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Fair Haven, Vt. Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction has been entrusted with …

John Fitzgerald

Monday, July 28, 2014

Enfield, N.H. — John Fitzgerald, 55, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014. Family and friends are invited to the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Martha Lynn Hale

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Wayland, Mass. — Martha Lynn (Griffith) Hale of Wayland, formerly of Grantham, N.H.; Chagrin Falls, Ohio; Shelbyville, Tenn. died on Monday, July 21, 2014, at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Samuel N. Hale. Loving mother of M. Susan Elliott and her husband, David of …

Francis “Frank” R. Badolato

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Exeter, N.H. — Francis “Frank” R. Badolato, 87, of Exeter, died July 24, 2014 at Genesis Healthcare in Exeter following a period of failing health. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on May 25, 1927, the son of Frank Badolato and Rose (Lissandrello) Badolato. Having spent much of …

Kimberly Kristine Britton

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Urbana, ILL. — Kimberly Kristine “Kim” Britton, 43, of Urbana, IL, loving mother, wife, daughter, sister, and aunt, died tragically on Monday, July 21, 2014, in an automobile accident.  Her beloved daughter, Piper Gwynne Britton, 11, also died by her side. Kim was born in Inglewood, Calif., on …

Piper Gwynne Britton

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Urbana, ILL. — Piper Gwynne Britton, 11, of Urbana, Illinois, loving daughter, sister, grand-daughter and niece, died tragically on Monday, July 21, 2014, in an automobile accident.  Her beloved mother, Kimberly Kristine Britton, 43, also died by her side. Piper was born April 28, 2003, at Carle Foundation …