Obituaries

Dr. Robert M. Phelps

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Grantham, N.H. — Dr. Robert M. Phelps, 88, formerly a Cleveland Ohio Residence, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Pine Rock Manor in Warner, N.H. with his family by his side. He was born in Clifton Springs, N.Y. on July 25, 1927, the son of Arthur Chauncey and Clara (Pulver) Phelps. Dr. Phelps graduated from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio …

Irving Griswold Foster

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Sharon, Vt. — Irving Griswold Foster, 81, died early Thursday morning, Feb. 4, 2016, at the Wheelock Terrace Assisted Living facility in Hanover, N.H. Irv was born Sept. 9, 1934, in Manchester, Conn. the son of William Avery and Mary Helena (Welles) Foster. Irv grew up in South Windsor, Conn. and graduated as Salutatorian of the Class of 1952 from Ellsworth High School …

Salvatore C. Straniti

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — A Celebration of Life for Salvatore C. Straniti, who died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, will be held on Feb. 14, 2016, at 12 noon at the American Legion in Windsor. Please stop by for pot luck and share your memories. …

Beatrice A. Hull

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

White River Jct., Vt. — Beatrice A. Hull, 72, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct. She was born on June 30, 1943 in Buffalo, N.Y., to Marjorie Edmunds Alcorn and Clive V. Alcorn, Bea attended school in Gaysville …

Robyn A. Russo Cormier

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — Robyn A. Russo Cormier, 40, died unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Ascutney, Vt. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

Herbert E. Littlefield

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Enfield, N.H. — Herbert E. Littlefield, 90, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Lebanon Center Genesis surrounded by his family. Calling hours will be held Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A complete obituary …

A Life: Bert Leonard, 1943 — 2015; ‘If We Needed Something, All You Had to Do Was Mention It’

Monday, February 8, 2016

Lebanon — Longtime Lebanon firefighter and former City Councilor Bert Leonard used his affable personality and status as an “old townie” to help fellow residents, blending compassion with common sense as he drew from his working-class background. Serving …

Paul Roger Lambert Sr.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Hanover, N.H. — Paul Roger Lambert Sr. , age 69, passed away peacefully after a long illness, on Saturday Feb. 6, 2016 at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare Facility. He was born Sept. 16, 1946 to Ernest and Doris ( Forget) Lambert in Lowell, Mass. He attended Lowell High …

Dr. Robert E. Gosselin

Monday, February 8, 2016

New London, N.H. — Dr. Robert E. Gosselin, 96, of Little Sunapee Road, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 at the New London Hospital with his family by his side. There are no services planned at this time. A full obituary will appear at a later date. …

Nancy Fountain Schwarz

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Orange, N.H.— Nancy Fountain Schwarz of Orange, N.H. passed away on Thursday Feb. 4, 2016 at the age of 66. She was born in Hanover, N.H. at MHMH on October 8, 1949, the daughter of Edward A. Fountain and Helen M. Moore. She was raised in West Lebanon …

Natalie Barbara Shirman

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Quechee, Vt. — Natalie Barbara Shirman, 79, died surrounded by her family on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Naples, Fla. Natalie was born on Feb. 14, 1936, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Joseph and Sara (Krasner) Ratner. Natalie worked as a registered nurse and has lived in …

Raymond A. Robie, Jr.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Bridgewater, Vt. — Raymond A. Robie, Jr. lost his two year battle with cancer at his home on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. He was a fighter right to the end. Ray was born in Franklin, N.H. on Jan. 8, 1961, the son of the late Raymond A. Robie …

Leon Coolidge Royce

Friday, February 5, 2016

Hartland, Vt. — Leon Coolidge Royce, 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at his winter residence in North Fort Myers, Fla. amongst family members. He was born July 15, 1924, to Phillip and Nora Royce in Hartland, Vt., where he maintained his permanent residence for …