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Obituaries

Marianne S. Peterson

Monday, September 1, 2014

Charlestown, N.H. — Marianne S. Peterson of Acworth Road, Charlestown died peacefully Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Sullivan County Health Care with family by her side. She was 89. Born Sept. 8, 1924, in Rupperstgrun bei Werdau, Sachsen, Germany, Marianne was the daughter of Felix Max Schumann and Elisabeth (Hahn) Schumann. She immigrated to the USA in 1928 and was proud of her …

Paul F. Young

Monday, September 1, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Paul F. Young, 93 formerly of Hanover, N.H. died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at Harvest Hill in Lebanon. A full obituary will follow at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Rand-Wilson Funeral Home of Hanover. …

Gilbert E. Varney, Sr.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Enumclaw, Wash. — Gilbert E. Varney, Sr. died at his home on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2014, at the age of 86, following a long illness. He was born in Strafford, Vt., on June 11, 1928, a son of George I. Varney and Mabel (Wheeler) Varney. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Beverly Sayre Varney, daughters Sheridan Varney and Penelope Alger, …

Hugh Blanchard O’Donnell, Jr.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Lyme, N.H. — Hugh Blanchard O’Donnell, Jr., 87, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in White River Jct., Vt. after a battle with cancer. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea, Vt. …

Vincent Theodore Kelly

Friday, August 29, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — Vincent Theodore Kelly, 67, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at his home in White River Jct. There will be no services. The Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct. is assisting with arrangements. …

Ruth M. Pratt

Friday, August 29, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Ruth M. Pratt, 90, passed peacefully at the home of her daughter Debbie in Woodstock early Thursday morning Aug. 28, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. …

Janet M. Boutin

Friday, August 29, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Janet M. Boutin, 76, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2014. Family and friends are invited to a graveside service at the Sacred Heart Cemetery on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Arrangements are by the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon. An obituary will be …

Charles Farrington Leahy

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Concord, N.H. — Charles Farrington Leahy was born in Claremont on Feb. 27, 1935. His parents, Helen Farrington Leahy and Albert D. Leahy, were community leaders and role models for their two sons. Their father was a lawyer and District Court Judge. Their mother served several terms on …

Helen D. Stratton

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Bethel, Vt. — Helen D. Stratton, 94, of Bethel, died Wednesday morning, Aug. 27, 2014, at Menig Extended Care Facility in Randolph. Arrangements are pending at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph. …

Peter H. Smithers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Randolph, Vt. — Peter H. Smithers, 64, of Randolph, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, following a motor vehicle accident near Brookfield. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Green Mountain Gospel Chapel, Rt 66 at Hebard Hill Road in Randolph. Calling hours are …

Arlene D. Palmer

Thursday, August 28, 2014

North Thetford, Vt. — Arlene D. Palmer, 78 passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, surrounded by family. Arlene was born March 19, 1936, in Lyme Center, N.H. to the late William and Della Thompson (Bryant). She attended Chesley School and Thetford Academy. Throughout her life she was …

Eleanor May Reney

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Eleanor May Reney, 87, passed away at the New London Hospital, surrounded by her family, Sunday evening, Aug. 24 2014. Eleanor was born in Newport, N.H. Aug. 7, 1927, daughter to the late Leon H. and Florence E. (Persons) Linton. She was raised and educated …

Patricia “Trish” Jane Swanson

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Patricia “Trish” Jane Swanson, age 67 of Woodstock, passed away with her daughter by her side in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014; a day where the sun would rise and smile down upon us, celebrating her freedom from chronic health issues. …