Obituaries

David C. Burgess

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — David C. Burgess, 24, died unexpectedly, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. He was born Sept. 14, 1990, in Redwood City, Calif., the son of Christopher and Mary (Shaheen) Burgess. At the age of fourteen he moved with his family to the Upper Valley where he attended and graduated from the Mid Vermont Christian School, class of 2008. He later …

Laura Pike DeGoosh

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Merrimack, N.H. — Laura P. DeGoosh, 93, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at Community Hospice House in Merrimack. She had lived at her son and daughter-in-law’s home in Manchester, since December 2014. Laura was born Dec. 6, 1921, and raised in Lyme N.H., in the Lyme Center area. Her parents were Chester Pike and Corrine (Camp) Pike. She had an older brother, Charles, …

Daisy Elizabeth Sunn

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Daisy Elizabeth Sunn, 82, passed away Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Christopher R. Manning

Saturday, August 29, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Christopher R. Manning, 31, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory on Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Marion S. Powell

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Medford, Ore. — Marion S. Powell, 91, formerly of Quechee, Vt., died on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. A memorial service will be held in Medford on Sept. 18. …

Molly J. Spencer

Thursday, August 27, 2015

West Windsor, Vt. — Molly J. Spencer, 92, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at her home in West Windsor surrounded by her family. Molly was born Aug. 14, 1923, in Watertown, N.Y. a daughter of John and Ruth (Remmington) Humbert. During World War II she served on …

Perry Lee Wheaton

Thursday, August 27, 2015

New London, N.H. — Perry Lee Wheaton passed peaceably at his home in New London with his wife by his side on Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. He has spent the last three years suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He was born on Jan. 31, 1942, in Corning, N.Y., …

Doreen A. Clancy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Bradford, Vt. — Doreen A. Clancy, 88, died at home on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Jan. 23, 1927, in Boston, Mass., the daughter of Frederick and Leila (Powers) Waters. She attended elementary schools in Melrose, Mass. and was a 1945 …

Robert Francis Miller, Jr.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Woodsville, N.H. — Robert Francis Miller, Jr., 61, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at his home following a brief illness. Bob was born in Woodsville, on Sept. 24, 1953, the son of Robert Francis and Irene (Beaton) Miller, Sr. He attended local schools and graduated from Woodsville High …

Lewis G. Whitaker, Jr.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

East Barnard, Vt. — Lewis G. Whitaker, Jr., 94, of East Barnard, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H, surrounded by his family. He was born June 25, 1921. in Glen Ridge, N.J.; the son of Lewis G. Whitaker, Sr. & Effie (Clark) …

Judith Grimes Block

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Judith Grimes Block, 66, of Claremont passed away peacefully at her home on Monday evening, Aug. 17, 2015. She was born in St. Johnsbury, Vt. on Dec. 24, 1948, the daughter of Richard Farrell Grimes and Carolyn (Houghton) Johnson. Judith graduated from Springfield High School, …

Helen Farwell-Delfino

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — A graveside memorial service for Helen Farwell-Delfino, 72, who died Oct. 25, 2014, will be held Sept. 26, 2015, at 11 a.m. in Lakeview Cemetery in Enfield, with the Pastor Mary H. Detsch officiating. Interment will follow. Arrangements are being handled by her daughter, Donna …

Stephena Constance Jurkoic Zielinski

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Bellows Falls, Vt. — Stephena Constance Jurkoic Zielinski, 95, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. She was born Nov. 14, 1919, to Raphael and Bronislawa (Paliga) in Bellows Falls. She married Joseph Zielinski July 4, 1938. Steph worked at the Tannery, Liquidometer and then Simmons Precision until retiring at …