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Obituaries

Martha “MH” Washburn

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Royalton, Vt. — Martha “MH” Washburn, 68, passed and went with the lord on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. She was born in Lowell, Mass. on Feb. 5, 1946. “MH” was a business professional in the technology sector which provided her global travel and a challenging and fruitful career. She was also known for being a great host to friends, avid reader and a …

William A. King

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — William A. King (Bill) died Thursday, Aug. 28, 18 days short of his 83rd birthday. Bill was born in New York City. He graduated from Dartmouth College, cum laude, in 1953 and from Harvard Law School in 1956. He practiced corporate and business law - with the Boston firm of Haussermann, Davidson and Shattuck – and was a partner at …

Gilbert E. Varney, Sr.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Enumclaw, Wash. — Gilbert E. Varney, Sr. died at his home on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at the age of 86, following a long illness. He was born in So. Strafford, Vt., on June 11, 1928, a son of George I. Varney and Mabel (Wheeler) Varney. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Beverly Sayre Varney; his children: Sheridan Varney, of …

Peter H. Smithers

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Randolph, Vt. — Peter H. Smithers, 64, of Randolph, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, following a motor vehicle accident near Brookfield. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Green Mountain Gospel Chapel, Rt 66 at Hebard Hill Road in Randolph. Calling hours are …

Arlene D. Palmer

Thursday, August 28, 2014

North Thetford, Vt. — Arlene D. Palmer, 78 passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, surrounded by family. Arlene was born March 19, 1936, in Lyme Center, N.H. to the late William and Della Thompson (Bryant). She attended Chesley School and Thetford Academy. Throughout her life she was …

Eleanor May Reney

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Grantham, N.H. — Eleanor May Reney, 87, passed away at the New London Hospital, surrounded by her family, Sunday evening, Aug. 24 2014. Eleanor was born in Newport, N.H. Aug. 7, 1927, daughter to the late Leon H. and Florence E. (Persons) Linton. She was raised and educated …

Patricia “Trish” Jane Swanson

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Patricia “Trish” Jane Swanson, age 67 of Woodstock, passed away with her daughter by her side in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014; a day where the sun would rise and smile down upon us, celebrating her freedom from chronic health issues. …

Edith Bruce Hazard

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Norwich, Vt. — Edith Bruce Hazard died on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in joyful anticipation, surrounded by loved ones. Born on July 3, 1922, in Louisville, Ky., the first of three daughters to Dr. James White Bruce and Edith Dumesnil Campbell, Edie graduated from Louisville Collegiate School and …

Arnold M. Mace

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Arnold M. Mace, 85, of Hartland died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at home surrounded by his family. He was born in White River Junction, Vt. on Sept. 8, 1928, to Fred and Eva (Rule) Mace. Arnold was predeceased by his wife Sylvia Mace to whom …

Linda Nylund Saada

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Wellesley, Mass. — Linda Nylund Saada, 56, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Calling hours will be held Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. with a memorial service starting at 1pm at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A complete obituary will be …

Robert D. “Bob” Nutting

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Strafford, Vt. — Robert D. “Bob” Nutting, 69 died Aug. 22, 2014, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt., after a Courageous battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 20 1945, in Lebanon, N.H., the son of Everett D.”Tink” and Annie M. (Ferris) Nutting. He attended school …

June Anne Parkinson

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Cornish, N.H. — June Anne Parkinson, 83, of Cornish, died on Monday morning, Aug. 25, 2014, at the Sullivan County Health Care in Unity, N.H. She was born in Claremont, N.H., on Dec. 10, 1930, the daughter of Lewis and Annie (Maroney) Tashro. June enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and …

Sandra M. (Wheeler) Reardon

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Berlin, N.H. — Sandra M. (Wheeler) Reardon, 62, of Berlin, NH passed away on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, N.H. She was born in Hanover, N.H., on Oct. 5, 1951, the daughter of the late Wilfred and Evelyn (Atchison) Wheeler and was …