Obituaries

Paul Hazen Stearns

Monday, March 2, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Paul Hazen Stearns, longtime resident of Grantham, passed peacefully at his home in Claremont, N.H., on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 25, 2015, where he lived in the care of his daughters. Born March 29, 1945 to Fred and Doris (Hazelton) Stearns, Paul was the youngest of 16 children. Paul was a hard working passionate man, who enjoyed work. He worked at …

Mathilde “Mimi” Kantack

Monday, March 2, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Mathilde “Mimi” Kantack, 99, died peacefully Saturday evening, Feb. 28, 2015 at Valley Terrace in White River Junction, Vt. Born Jan. 8, 1916 in New York City, the daughter of Louis H. Schwiers and Clementine von Aerschott Schwiers, Mimi grew up in Manhattan. She graduated from Marymount High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Manhattanville College in 1937. She …

Pamela J. White

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Randolph, Vt. — Pamela J. White, 57, died early Saturday morning, Feb. 28, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, Vt. Arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …

Anna Hanchuck Kaupinis

Thursday, February 26, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Anna Hanchuck Kaupinis died on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. She was born in Hartford, Conn. on Sept. 10, 1920, the daughter of Dement and Stacia (Brodzensky) Hanchuck. She grew up in Lebanon and worked at Eastman Oil, upon graduation from Lebanon High School. Anna …

Beverly Patricia (Hazelton) Place

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Beverly Patricia (Hazelton) Place was born on Aug. 2, 1931, in West Lebanon, N.H. She died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. She graduated from West Lebanon High School; where she loved playing basketball, in 1949. Mom was married to the love …

Frank Thurston, Jr.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Vershire, Vt. — Frank Thurston, Jr., 46, of Vershire passed away in the comfort of his home surrounded by family and friends on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. He was born Jan. 26, 1969, in Hanover, N.H., the son of Frank Thurston Sr. and Mary (Daniels) Thurston. He grew …

Eleanor Davis Trevithick

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Woodsville, N.H. — Eleanor Davis Trevithick, 96, of Woodsville passed away quietly on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Cottage Hospital in Woodsville. She was born on May 22, 1918, the daughter of long-time Piermont residents Floyd and Ida Davis. She grew on the River Road in Piermont, N.H. …

William Huyler Danforth, Sr.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

East Corinth, Vt. — William Huyler Danforth, Sr., 88, of East Corinth died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2015, at Lebanon Center Genesis Eldercare. He was born on June 26, 1926 in Hardwick, Vt. the son of Raymond and Maude (Belknap) Danforth. He attended schools in Stannard, Vt. He worked …

Neville E. Menday, Sr.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Springfield, N.H. — Neville E. Menday, Sr.,79, of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. He was born in Sydney, Australia to the late Robert E. & Enid P. (Delaney) Menday. Neville graduated from Hawkesbury Agricultural College in New South Wales, Australia. Neville had worked for Toft Limited …

Beverly Place

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Beverly Place, 83, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Hanover Terrace health and rehab center. Arrangements are pending with Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon and Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

James Edward Paul

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Cupertino, Calif. — James E. Paul, 78 passed away in Cupertino on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, from a neurodegenerative disorder. He was born in Claremont, N.H. on April 26, 1936, son of Arthur and Winona Paul. Jim spent most of his life living in Woodstock, Vt. A 1954 …

Joyce Eileen Braley

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Joyce Eileen Braley, 73, a resident of Windsor passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Feb.18, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. She was born May 21, 1941, in Wilder, Vt., the daughter of Roderick and Bernice (Campbell) Thurston. She received her …

David Erkson

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Burlington, Vt. — David Erkson, 84 of Burlington died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, surrounded by his family at the University of Vermont Medical Center after a period of declining health. He was born in Unionville, Conn. on Oct. 23, 1930, the son of the late Myron and Sarah …