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Obituaries

Reita Mae Jones

Monday, October 20, 2014

Woodsville, N.H. — Reita Mae Jones, 83, a long-time Woodsville resident, died on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital, St. Johnsbury, Vt., following a period of failing health. Reita was born on Sept. 30, 1931, in Thetford, Vt., to George and Sybil (Stone) Boyd. She graduated from Woodsville High School, Class of 1949, and attended college in North Hampton, Mass. …

Albert J. Kondi

Monday, October 20, 2014

South Royalton, Vt. — Albert J. Kondi, 79, of South Royalton and Davidsonville, Md., died Friday evening, Oct. 17, 2014 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born Nov. 19, 1934 in Budapest, Hungary, the son of Stephen and Alice (Pogany) Kondi. He moved from Hungary to Norwalk, Conn. at the age of one. Albert had a lifetime Military career …

Cecile J. Corliss

Monday, October 20, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Cecile J. Corliss, 75, a resident of Windsor, passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at her home in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Edith Washburn

Friday, October 17, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Edith Washburn, 98, died Wednesday evening Oct. 15, 2014, at the Mt Ascutney Hospital in Windsor. Arrangements for a Monday service are pending with the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vt. A full obituary will appear in Saturdays paper. …

Mary M. MacNamee

Friday, October 17, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Mary M. MacNamee, 89, died Wednesday, Oct.15, 2014, at Harvest Hill Retirement Community. A complete obituary will appear at a later date in the Valley News. …

Gladys Hardy-Brazil

Friday, October 17, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Family gatherings will be held in Ireland and California as well as a local celebration of the life of Gladys Hardy-Brazil, who was born in 1929 and passed away on Sept. 20, in the Garden Room at Harvest Hill on Saturday, Oct. 18 between 3 …

Beatrice Gloria “Bea” Blaisdell

Friday, October 17, 2014

Randolph, Vt. — Beatrice Gloria “Bea” Blaisdell, 82, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at her home in Randolph. She was born Jan. 20, 1932, on Christian Hill in Bethel the daughter of Samuel and Emma (Wooley) Bowen. Bea attended Lilliesville Elementary School in Bethel. She was married to …

Gloria Jeanne Flanders-Williams

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Fairlee, Vt. — Gloria Jeanne Flanders-Williams of Fairlee passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, following a long illness. She was born to Paul C. Flanders and Gladys Dickinson Flanders on Feb. 2, 1949. Known to her friends and family as Jeannie, she enjoyed visiting with friends, …

Suzanne S. Laliberte

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Coppell, Texas — On Friday, October 10, 2014, Suzanne Laliberte passed away after a long illness. Suzie was born Oct. 18, 1938, in Oak Park, Ill., the first child of Irwin and Medora Stuchal. She was raised in Riverside, Ill. and attended Riverside Brookfield High School and received …

Chardonnay Lynn Colonese

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Chardonnay Lynn Colonese, 18, died suddenly on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at home. Chardonnay is survived by her mother, Charlotte (Stokes) Benjamin, her husband Cyle Benjamin of Lebanon, N.H., and her father, Jerel Lipscomb and his partner, Christina Lorrey of Canaan. Chardonnay left behind three …

Gladys Hardy Brazil

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — In memorial to Gladys Hardy Brazil who passed quietly on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, with her family at her bedside at the Harvest Hill in the Elizabeth Hughes Care Unit in Lebanon, due to complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. Gladys was born in Shanghai, China …

Richard A. “Dick” Staples

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Richard Arthur Staples, a life-long resident of Woodstock died peacefully on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction. The youngest of five children, Richard was born to George and Beatrice (Pretty) Staples on Jan. 22, 1934. He graduated from …

Arthur Florian Shumski

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Central City, Pa. — Arthur Florian Shumski, of Central City, native of Vermont, passed away comfortably Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, while surrounded by family. Born June 20, 1934. Predeceased by his parents, Lena and Stanley Shumski; brother, Hendry “Hank” Shumski; and grandson, Ryan Roberts. Survived by his loving …