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Obituaries

Jeanie Baldwin Ritchie

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — Jeanie Baldwin Ritchie, age 77, died peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. The cause of death was Cancer. Born Nov. 20, 1937, in Boston, Mass. she grew up in Wilmington, Del. and later lived in Summit, N.J., and Kenilworth, Ill. while summering in Canaan, N.H. She graduated from Dana Hall School in Wellesley, …

James Louis Hanlon

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — James Louis Hanlon (Jim) passed away Monday, July 20, 2015, at the home of his brother Steve. Born July 16, 1958, in Exeter, N.H. Jim grew up in and attended school in Hanover. After school, he worked for many local restaurants. Jim chose to live a untraditional life, being transient for 30 years. He was known (famously) for walking on …

Mary Estelle St. Jacques

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — Mary Estelle St. Jacques, 94, died Sunday, July 26, 2015, at Valley Terrace in White River Jct. She was born in Northumberland, N.H. on June 16, 1921, the daughter of Eloi and Melanie (Johnson) Roy. Estelle graduated from Connecticut Central College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and taught in the Hartford and West Hartford, Connecticut …

Gary Duncan Wood

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Bethel, Vt. — Gary Duncan Wood, 66, of Bethel, died Sunday night, July 26, 2015, at his home. He was born Jan. 10, 1949, in Hanover, N.H.; the son of Newall and Barbara (Champion) Wood. He was a lifetime Bethel resident, graduating from Whitcomb High School and Rensselaer …

David M. Goodwin, Sr.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — David M. Goodwin, Sr. passed away after a long illness on Monday, July 27, 2015, in Hanover. He was born April 8,1939. He was an avid mechanic for years and worked for Pike Industries until he retired. He was predeceased by his parents, Newman & …

Dorothy Titus Porter

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Randolph, Vt. — Dorothy Titus Porter passed away at the age of 90 at the Mayo Extended Care Facility in Northfield, Vt. on Saturday, July 25, 2015, where she had been a resident for the past eight months. She was born on the Titus family farm off Mud …

Ruth Evelyn Wills

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Ruth Evelyn Wills, 98, passed away Jan. 2, 2015. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield assisted the family with arrangements. …

Helen W. Knudsen

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

South Royalton, Vt. — Helen W. Knudsen, 82 died on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. after a period of failing health. She was born Nov. 29, 1932, in New Haven, Conn. the daughter of Vernon and Elinor (Crampton) Willard. She attended …

Martha Shepard Vernlund

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — Martha Shepard Vernlund of Sunapee and formally of Middletown, Conn. died peacefully with loving family by her side on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at age 92. Beloved mother of Emily DelConte, Trina Hill, Alice Ford, Sarah Vernlund, Carl Vernlund, and Robert Vernlund. Grandmother of Kristen …

James Louis Hanlon

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Canaan, N.H. — James Louis Hanlon (Jim) passed away Monday, July 20, 2015, at the home of his brother Steve. Born July 16, 1958, in Exeter, N.H. Jim grew up in and attended school in Hanover. After school, he worked for many local restaurants. Jim chose to live …

Sally Ann Braden

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Sally Ann Braden, 81, a former longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Saturday morning, July 25, 2015 at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare Center in Hanover, N.H. She was born Jan. 15, 1934, in Windsor the daughter of Paul M. and Lora (Barton) Braden. She received …

Gay Wells Mize

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Chelsea, Vt. — Gay Wells Mize, of Chelsea, died peacefully on Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Valley Terrace, in Wilder, at age 86. Her leaving was as she wanted it, with family, laughter, poetry, and flowers surrounding her, and her husband of 62 years holding her hand. Gay …

Mary Estelle St. Jacques

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — Mary Estelle St. Jacques, 94, died Sunday, July 26, 2015, at Valley Terrace in White River Jct. She was born in Northumberland, N.H. on June 16, 1921, the daughter of Eloi and Melanie (Johnson) Roy. Estelle graduated from Connecticut Central College with a …