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Obituaries

Robert H. Densmore

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Cornish, N.H. — Robert H. Densmore, 102 formerly of Route 120 in Cornish, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. following a brief illness. He was born in Claremont, N.H. on June 22, 1912 the son of Arthur J. and Lilla (Brymer) Densmore and had been a lifetime area resident. Robert had been employed as a papermaker …

Paul Brendel Dorain

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Paul Brendel Dorain died on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Kendal in Hanover, N.H. where he had lived for the past 12 years. He was 87 years old. Paul grew up in New Haven, Conn. and attended Loomis School, graduating in 1944. He then served two years in the Navy. He graduated in 1950 from Yale University where he studied …

John Waymire Cook, D.D.S.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Goshen, N.H. — John Waymire Cook, D.D.S., 79, of Four Corners Road, Goshen, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, peacefully in his sleep at his eldest son, Jay Cook and daughter-in-law, Julie Cunningham-Cook’s home in Brattleboro, Vt. surrounded by family. Dr. Cook was born in Willimantic, Conn., on Feb. 4, 1935, the son of Wendell and Frances (Waymire) Cook. He was raised and …

Iola R. Hoisington

Friday, July 25, 2014

White River Junction, Vt. — Iola R. Hoisington, 93, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder, Vt. Iola was born Feb. 27, 1921, in Windsor, Vt., a daughter of Edward and Ila (Spaulding) Rawson. She graduated from Windsor High School class of 1939 …

Naomi R. Lucas

Friday, July 25, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — Naomi R. Lucas, 66, died Tuesday afternoon, July 22, 2014, at her home in White River Jct., Vt. after a long battle with cancer. She was born Aug. 31, 1947, in Flushing, N.Y. the daughter of William and Helen (Miles) Carlson. Naomi attended …

Ronald A. Brown

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Ronald A. Brown, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Alice Peck Day Hospital in Lebanon. He was 91. Ron was born in Kearney, Neb. in 1922 to Nelle and Leslie Brown and grew up during the dust bowl of the 1920’s and 30’s. He served …

Madeline M. LaHaye

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Madeline M. LaHaye, 87, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Family and friends are invited to memorial calling hours at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon to celebrate her life during memorial calling hours from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. …

Mary L. (Daniels) Hazen

Friday, July 25, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Mary L. Hazen (104) passed away quietly on the evening of Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare Center in Lebanon, N.H. Born Dec. 11, 1909, the daughter of Bertha (Pratt) and Joseph LaBreck of Braintree, Mass. She attended schools in Weymouth, Mass. and was …

Ernesta Helen Watson

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Ernesta Helen Watson, 99, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Frances J. Prior

Friday, July 25, 2014

White River Junction, Vt. — Frances J. Prior, 65, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at her home. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

Mary L. Hazen

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Mary L. Hazen, 104, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2014. Family and friends are invited to calling hours at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 3 to 5 pm. An obituary will be published in a later edition …

Valerie J. Ferris

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Tunbridge, Vt. — Valerie J. Ferris, 50 died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at her home in Tunbridge after a long battle with cancer. She was born Aug. 19, 1963 in Barre, Vt. the daughter of Norman K. and Beverly J. (Hewitt) Larkin. She attended school in Tunbridge and …

Katherine Garland

Thursday, July 24, 2014

West Yarmouth, Mass. — Katherine Garland, 95, passed away in her home at Mayflower Place on Friday, July 18, 2014. She was born Aug. 23, 1918, in Springfield, Mass., the daughter of George W. Rice and Blanche Klakring Rice. A resident of Yarmouth Port, Mass., since 1973, she …