Obituaries

Mage Alfred Lyford

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Mage Alfred “Sonny” Lyford, 82, died early Saturday morning, April 25, 2015, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. He was born the youngest of six children, June 1, 1932, in Chelsea, Vt. the son of George and Mary (Goulette) Lyford. He attended school in Chelsea and went to work at an early age helping on the farm …

Lois Jacobsen Doner

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Lois Jacobsen Doner, 93, died peacefully in her sleep Monday, April 20, 2015, at Harvest Hill in Lebanon, where she had lived since 2001. Born in 1921 in Yokohama, Japan, to two adventurous parents who met there, Lois returned to the States at age two and spent her childhood intermittently in Plainfield, N.J., and outside Pierre, S.D., on her family’s …

Leigh R. Harlow

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — The committal service for Leigh R. Harlow, 77, a resident of Windsor who passed away Jan. 28, 2015, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., will be held Saturday, May 2 at 11 a.m. in the Hartland Village Cemetery. The Rev. Lucia Jackson, Pastor of the First Congregational Church of Hartland will officiate. A reception for family and …

Jean-Pierre Gachelin

Saturday, April 25, 2015

New London, N.H. — Jean-Pierre Gachelin, 81, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the Concord Hospital following a period of declining health. A complete obituary and service information will be printed at a later date. …

Vesta Anne Despart

Friday, April 24, 2015

West Windsor, Vt. — Vesta Anne Despart, 81, a longtime resident of West Windsor, died early Thursday morning, April 16, 2015, at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor, Vt. She was born Nov. 25, 1933 in Windsor, Vt. the daughter of Shirley and Ila (Dimick) Hammond. …

Paul N. Wood

Friday, April 24, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Paul N. Wood, 87, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born April 9, 1928, in Hartland, Vt. a son of Ralph and Regis (Daley) Wood. After Paul graduated from Hartford High School in 1946 he drove taxi …

Mary Senna Singleton

Friday, April 24, 2015

Reading,Vt.— Mary Senna Singleton, 91, of Reading, Vt., passed away peacefully Tuesday morning April 21, 2015, surrounded by her loving family and friends of Silver Maples Residencial Care Home in Claremont, N.H. Mary was born in St. Albans,Vt. …

Philomena DiRubba Labriola

Friday, April 24, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Philomena Labriola, 94, of Scarsdale, N.Y. died peacefully on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Woodstock, Vt. in the company of her four children. The daughter of Luigi G. (Louis) DiRubba and Marietta (Mary) Criscione, she was predeceased by her parents, her brother Anthony DiRubba, an …

Raymond L. Withington

Friday, April 24, 2015

Sharon, Vt. — A committal service for Raymond L. Withington, 90, who died Nov. 29, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., will be held Friday, May 1 at the Hartland Village Cemetery in Hartland, Vt. at 1 p.m. Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, …

Ada Kurz

Thursday, April 23, 2015

East Thetford, Vt. — Ada (nee Freeman) Kurz, 99, of East Thetford, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Deputy Chief of the Fort Lee Police Department Charles John Kurz, Jr. Loving mother of David Kurz & his late wife Judy, and Donna …

William Darwin Wedgwood

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — William Darwin Wedgwood, age 92, died on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at his home at Harvest Hill in Lebanon. He was born in Woodbury, Conn. Aug. 22, 1922, a son of James D. and Florence (Galpin) Wedgwood. He graduated from East Hampton, Conn. High School. …

Lili Paxson

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Lili Paxson died on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at “Kendal at Hanover” in Hanover where she had lived for the past 10 years. She died peacefully surrounded by the love of her family as she left this world. Lili was born Lydia Edith Schoepperle in …

Ann Hutchinson Neidecker

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — A funeral service to commemorate the life of Ann Hutchinson Neidecker, who passed away at age 87 on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at her home at the Woodlands in Lebanon, will be held at St. Denis Church in Hanover, N.H. on Saturday, April 25 at …