Obituaries

Dr. Robert M. Phelps

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Grantham, N.H. — Dr. Robert M. Phelps, 88, formerly a Cleveland Ohio Residence, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Pine Rock Manor in Warner, N.H. with his family by his side. He was born in Clifton Springs, N.Y. on July 25, 1927, the son of Arthur Chauncey and Clara (Pulver) Phelps. Dr. Phelps graduated from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio …

Irving Griswold Foster

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Sharon, Vt. — Irving Griswold Foster, 81, died early Thursday morning, Feb. 4, 2016, at the Wheelock Terrace Assisted Living facility in Hanover, N.H. Irv was born Sept. 9, 1934, in Manchester, Conn. the son of William Avery and Mary Helena (Welles) Foster. Irv grew up in South Windsor, Conn. and graduated as Salutatorian of the Class of 1952 from Ellsworth High School …

Salvatore C. Straniti

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — A Celebration of Life for Salvatore C. Straniti, who died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, will be held on Feb. 14, 2016, at 12 noon at the American Legion in Windsor. Please stop by for pot luck and share your memories. …

Donald M. MacLeay

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Plainfield, N.H. — Donald M. MacLeay of Plainfield died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at his home in Plainfield. He was 93 years old. Don was born Feb. 27, 1922, in Claremont, N.H. He was the son of William B. MacLeay and Ellen Cash MacLeay. His mother died when …

Caryl Mullane

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Springfield, N.H. — Caryl Mullane, 63, of Springfield passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Tufts Medical Center in Boston after a period of failing health. Caryl grew up in Canton, Mass. It was there that she met and married her husband of 44 years, Jim Mullane. Together …

George Dewey Sorenson

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Meriden, N.H. — George Dewey Sorenson, 88, Professor of Pathology, Emeritus, at the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College, died peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, lovingly surrounded by his family and friends. The son of George Dewey Sorenson, Sr. and Vera Sorenson, he …

Genille (Gene) Craik

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Genille (Gene) Craik passed away peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, after suffering a brief illness. He was 99 years old. Gene was born on June 3, 1916, in New York, N.Y. to Ethel May Wood and Norman Craik. Gene was predeceased …

Janet (Mortimer) McClellan

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Plainfield, N.H. — Janet (Mortimer) McClellan, 74, Life of the Party, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at home, with her family at her side. She was born in April 1941 to Jack and Florence Mortimer and grew up in Manchester, Conn. Janet received nursing training at Hartford …

Kenneth B. Birch

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Marlborough, N.H. — Kenneth B. Birch, 83, of Marlborough passed away on Saturday morning, Jan. 30, 2016, at the Westwood Health Care and Rehabilitation Center with his loving family by his side. Ken was born in Lebanon, N.H. on May 9, 1932, the son of Kenneth and Pauline …

A Life: Melissa Gordon Was ‘Always Putting Everyone Else Before Her’

Monday, February 1, 2016

North Woodstock, n.h. — Ask a friend, family member or coworker about Upper Valley native Melissa Gordon, and a certain adjective keeps popping up. “She was very caring,” her longtime friend Linda Bartlett said. That was especially evident …

Barbara A. Lalumiere

Monday, February 1, 2016

Lebanon, N.H. — Barbara A. Lalumiere, 91, of Lebanon, died Saturday, Jan. 30th, at Lebanon Genesis following a period of declining health. Mrs. Lalumiere was born in Haverhill, Mass., daughter of the late John and Alice(Chapman) Lane. She graduated from Haverhill High School in 1942, and married R. …

Ruth I. Blanchard Gonthier Adams

Monday, February 1, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — Ruth I. Blanchard Gonthier Adams, 92, died Friday afternoon, Jan. 29, 2016 at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. She was born April 17, 1923 in Claremont, N.H. the daughter of Hubert and Gladys (Laskey) Blanchard. She received her GED through Community …

Rodney L. Corliss, Jr.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Tunbridge, Vt.— Rodney L. Corliss, Jr., 59, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 at his home in Tunbridge. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Feb. 5th at the Day Funeral Home with Pastor Thomas Harty officiating. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made …