Obituaries

A Life: Clarence Jacob (C.J.) Smith, 1942 — 2015; ‘He Was Quiet, Calm, Gentle... Except When We Scored’

Monday, May 25, 2015

West Lebanon — The NCAA Frozen Four college hockey championship stretches over a three-day period: semifinals, day off, finals. Fans of the event, or of the teams involved, routinely face a conundrum: What to do in a strange city on that middle day? Traveling with one or more of his three sons to …

Joyce E. Braley

Monday, May 25, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — The committal service for Joyce E. Braley, 73, a resident of Windsor, who passed away Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor, will be held Friday, May 29 at 1 p.m. in the West Lebanon Cemetery in West Lebanon, N.H. The Rev. Amanda Lape-Freeberg, Pastor of the Old South Congregational Church in Windsor …

Cynthia M. Brennan

Monday, May 25, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Cynthia M. Brennan, 80, a resident of New York City, and formerly of Windsor, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 21, at Calvary Hospital in Bronx, N.Y. She was born Sept. 11, 1934 in Windsor. She received her schooling in Windsor and graduated from Windsor High School in 1956. She was employed at various businesses including Macy’s Department Store in New …

Howard W. Logan

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — The graveside committal service for Howard W. Logan, 92, who died Jan. 8, 2015, will be a private service at the request of the family. Condolences may be expressed in an online guest book @www.rickerfuneralhome.com …

Patsy Schneider

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Hartford, Vt. — A celebration of life to honor Patsy Schneider will be held June 27 at 2 p.m. at Upper Valley Watson Dog Park in Hartford. Patsy passed Dec. 26, 2014, at age 64 at DHMC. She was a resident of Hartford and dog mother of Nathan. …

Patricia Burnham

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — A memorial service for Patricia Burnham, who died on April 15, will be held on Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m. at The Church of Christ at Dartmouth College, 40 College St., Hanover. …

Daniel R. Wallace

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

West Hartford, Vt. — Graveside committal services for Daniel R. Wallace, 55, who died Feb. 28, 2015, will be held next Wednesday, May 27, at 10 a.m. in the West Hartford Cemetery in West Hartford, Vermont. The Knight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. …

Betty Jane Ayers-Wells

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Prescott, Ariz. — Betty Jane Ayers-Wells passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Prescott. Born Jan. 28, 1930, in Waterbury, Vt. to Harold Ernest Ayers and Ruth Brunell Gibbs, both of Stowe, Vt. She had just celebrated her 85th birthday. Betty was preceded in death by her …

Devey A. Piper

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Lyme, N.H. — A graveside committal service will be held for family and friends of Devey A. Piper, who passed away Jan. 11, 2015, at the Highland Cemetery in Lyme at 1 p.m. on May 23, 2015. …

Virginia M. Butterfield

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — A graveside service for Virginia M. Butterfield who passed away on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, will be held at the Weathersfield Bow Cemetery in Weathersfield, Vt., on Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Harold Noyes officiating. …

Daniel O. Atwood, Sr.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Daniel O. Atwood, Sr., 73, died Friday evening May 15, 2015, at his home in Woodstock, following a long illness and surrounded by family. Dan was born on March 24, 1942, in Hanover, N.H., the son of Lloyd H. and Pauline (Bassett) Atwood. Dan graduated …

Robert E. Dukeshire

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Robert E. Dukeshire, 87, a longtime resident of Hartland, passed away Sunday morning, May 17, 2015, at the Cedar Hill Continuing Healthcare Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are …

William Hart Jr.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — William Hart Jr., 90, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Wheelock Terrace in Hanover. 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. …