Obituaries

Ruth Goldsmith

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Hanover, N.H. — Ruth Goldsmith died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at the Wheelock Terrace Assisted Living facility in Hanover, N.H. She was born Sept. 9, 1923, to Julia and Edward Danziger. Ruth grew up in Brooklyn, with Prospect Park serving as her playground. As a child, her summers were spent with her siblings and cousins in the eastern Catskills, a region she loved …

Joseph F. Harrity

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Lebanon, N.H. — Joseph F. Harrity, 69, of Lebanon, formerly of Hudson, Mass., died on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction, Vt. He is survived by his wife of 11 years, Annette G. Kelley of Lebanon. Joseph was born in Clinton, son of the late Richard T. and Catherine T. (Murphy) Harrity. He was raised in …

Robert E. Gosselin

Thursday, February 11, 2016

New London, N.H. — Robert E. Gosselin died of natural causes on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at the New London Hospital in New London. He was 96. Dr. Gosselin was retired from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H., where he was the founding chairman of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. He was one of a small group that rebuilt the Medical School, …

George Dewey Sorenson

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Meriden, N.H. — George Dewey Sorenson, 88, Professor of Pathology, Emeritus, at the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College, died peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, lovingly surrounded by his family and friends. The son of George Dewey Sorenson, Sr. and Vera Sorenson, he …

Genille (Gene) Craik

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Genille (Gene) Craik passed away peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, after suffering a brief illness. He was 99 years old. Gene was born on June 3, 1916, in New York, N.Y. to Ethel May Wood and Norman Craik. Gene was predeceased …

Janet (Mortimer) McClellan

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Plainfield, N.H. — Janet (Mortimer) McClellan, 74, Life of the Party, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at home, with her family at her side. She was born in April 1941 to Jack and Florence Mortimer and grew up in Manchester, Conn. Janet received nursing training at Hartford …

Kenneth B. Birch

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Marlborough, N.H. — Kenneth B. Birch, 83, of Marlborough passed away on Saturday morning, Jan. 30, 2016, at the Westwood Health Care and Rehabilitation Center with his loving family by his side. Ken was born in Lebanon, N.H. on May 9, 1932, the son of Kenneth and Pauline …

A Life: Melissa Gordon Was ‘Always Putting Everyone Else Before Her’

Monday, February 1, 2016

North Woodstock, n.h. — Ask a friend, family member or coworker about Upper Valley native Melissa Gordon, and a certain adjective keeps popping up. “She was very caring,” her longtime friend Linda Bartlett said. That was especially evident …

Barbara A. Lalumiere

Monday, February 1, 2016

Lebanon, N.H. — Barbara A. Lalumiere, 91, of Lebanon, died Saturday, Jan. 30th, at Lebanon Genesis following a period of declining health. Mrs. Lalumiere was born in Haverhill, Mass., daughter of the late John and Alice(Chapman) Lane. She graduated from Haverhill High School in 1942, and married R. …

Ruth I. Blanchard Gonthier Adams

Monday, February 1, 2016

Windsor, Vt. — Ruth I. Blanchard Gonthier Adams, 92, died Friday afternoon, Jan. 29, 2016 at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. She was born April 17, 1923 in Claremont, N.H. the daughter of Hubert and Gladys (Laskey) Blanchard. She received her GED through Community …

Rodney L. Corliss, Jr.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Tunbridge, Vt.— Rodney L. Corliss, Jr., 59, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 at his home in Tunbridge. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Feb. 5th at the Day Funeral Home with Pastor Thomas Harty officiating. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made …

Ruth I. Blanchard Gonthier Adams

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Windsor, Vt.— Ruth I. Blanchard Gonthier Adams, 92, died Friday afternoon, Jan. 29, 2016 at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor, Vt. …

George Dewey Sorenson

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Meriden, N.H.— George Dewey Sorenson, 88, Died Thursday Jan. 28th at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. A funeral service will be held on Saturday Feb. 6th at 11:00 a.m. at the St. James Episcopal Church in Woodstock, Vt. A full obituary will appear in a future …