Obituaries

Virginia L. O’Keefe

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Virginia L. O’Keefe, 90, a resident of West Lebanon, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, N.J. She was born Jan. 9, 1925, in Mt. Vernon, N.Y. the daughter of Richard A. and Margaret (McKernan) Lindon. She graduated from St. Gabriel High School in New Rochelle, N.Y. and the Misericordia School of …

Mildred L. Eddy

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

South Royalton, Vt. — Mildred L. Eddy, 88, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at the Mayo Nursing Home in Northfield, Vt. She was born Jan. 4, 1927, in Royalton, Vt. the only daughter of Nelson L. and Lucy Dukett Gage. She attended school in South Royalton and graduated in 1945. She rode her horse to High School, and was very proud of being …

William “Bill” Cogswell

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wilton, N.Y. — William “Bill” Cogswell passed away peacefully at Saratoga Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, with his loving family at his side. He was born on June 17, 1939, in South Hampton, Long Island, N.Y. Bill was the son of John W. and Lucy Cogswell. Bill graduated with his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in 1961, and went on to receive …

Heather F. O’Neill

Monday, January 26, 2015

Barre, Vt. — Heather F. O’Neill, 31, formerly of Barre, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Seguin, Texas. She was born May 13, 1983 in Burlington, Vt. the daughter of David M. and Elaina (Murray) O’Neill. Heather grew up in Vermont and graduated from Oxbow High …

Mildred L. Eddy

Monday, January 26, 2015

South Royalton, Vt. — Mildred L. Eddy, 88, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at the Mayo Healthcare in Northfield, Vt. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. …

Russell Herbert Magoon

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Funeral services for Russell Herbert Magoon will be changed due to the weather conditions. Friends and family may call at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Wednesday evening, Jan. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held …

Irene DesMeules

Monday, January 26, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Irene DesMeules, 96, died Monday night, Jan. 19, 2015, at Hanover Terrace Healthcare Facility in Hanover, N.H. Private services were held by the family. The Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. has been entrusted with arrangements. …

Ruth Milchman Chodak

Monday, January 26, 2015

White River Jct., Vt. — Ruth Milchman Chodak, 86, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born April 19, 1928, in New York, N.Y. a daughter of Harry and Ida (Yanofsky) Agulnick. Ruth grew up and attended school in the Williamsburg …

Jacqueline P. English

Monday, January 26, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Jacqueline P. English, 89, died on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Valley Terrace in Wilder. Jackie, daughter of James and Emma (Mayhew) Petersen, was born in Salisbury, Vermont on Halloween in 1925. She graduated from Middlebury High School in 1942. Free spirited even in her …

Jeffrey T. Adams

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hartford, Vt. — Jeffrey T. Adams, 59, died Thursday afternoon, Jan. 22, 2015. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …

Edward F. Patriquin

Monday, January 26, 2015

Wilder, Vt. — Edward F. Patriquin, 52, died Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 21, 2015, at his home in Wilder after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 11, 1962, in Waltham, Mass. the son of Warren Patriquin and Louise Foster. He grew up in Hartland and graduated …

A Life: Dick Sheldon, 1932-2014; ‘We All Fell for Him Instantly’

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hanover — When a student fell ill during a study-abroad trip to St. Petersburg, Russia — then Leningrad, U.S.S.R. — Dick Sheldon, then a Dartmouth College professor of Russian, brought her a bowl of chicken soup. The simplicity …

John R Weiss

Monday, January 26, 2015

Pottsville, Pa. — John R Weiss, 60, Pottsville died Monday at Schuylkill Medical Center – South Jackson, Pottsville. Born in Pottsville, May 9, 1954, he was the son of the late Robert Weiss and Mildred (Saylor) Salle, Pottsville. John was a graduate of Nativity B.V.M. High School, Pottsville …