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Obituaries

Daniel R. Wallace

Friday, March 6, 2015

West Hartford, Vt. — Daniel R. Wallace, 55, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, unexpectedly at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Dan was born Aug. 20, 1959, in Glens Falls, N.Y. a son of Edward and Lillian (Tomkins) Wallace. He graduated from Hartford High School class of 1977 and went to work for Split Ball Bearing in Lebanon now Timkin Aerospace until leaving …

Eugene Kirk

Friday, March 6, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Eugene Kirk, 80, died peacefully at his home Thursday, March 5, 2015. Family and friends are invited to calling hours at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Sunday, March 8, 2015, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 9, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Helena’s Catholic Church in …

David Garfield French

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Concord, N.H. — David Garfield French passed away at the age of 100 on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife of 76 years, Atossa Herring, in December of 2013. He is survived by four of their five children—Atossa, Constance (d. 1946), Christopher, James, Peter—seven of their eight grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. In keeping with his lifelong …

Beverly Place

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Beverly Place, 83, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at Hanover Terrace health and rehab center. Arrangements are pending with Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon and Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

James Edward Paul

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Cupertino, Calif. — James E. Paul, 78 passed away in Cupertino on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, from a neurodegenerative disorder. He was born in Claremont, N.H. on April 26, 1936, son of Arthur and Winona Paul. Jim spent most of his life living in Woodstock, Vt. A 1954 …

Joyce Eileen Braley

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Joyce Eileen Braley, 73, a resident of Windsor passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Feb.18, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. She was born May 21, 1941, in Wilder, Vt., the daughter of Roderick and Bernice (Campbell) Thurston. She received her …

David Erkson

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Burlington, Vt. — David Erkson, 84 of Burlington died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, surrounded by his family at the University of Vermont Medical Center after a period of declining health. He was born in Unionville, Conn. on Oct. 23, 1930, the son of the late Myron and Sarah …

James F. Roussel

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — James F. Roussel, 76, died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. …

Millicent “Sally” Fernandes

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Hartford, Vt. — Millicent “Sally” Fernandes, 81, died peacefully at her home in Hartford on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, surrounded by her family. Sally was born July 4, 1933, in Hanover, N.H. the daughter of Robert Sanford and Ruth (Chandler) Whitney. She grew up in Taftsville and graduated …

A Life: Patsy Schneider, 1950-2014; ‘She Was Just One of Those People That Just Sparkled’

Monday, February 23, 2015

Hartford — When the doctors suggested Patsy Schneider undergo chemotherapy for the lung cancer that was metastasizing in her bones, she responded with a list of questions. Will I be able to walk my dog? Will I be …

Carol Ann Best

Monday, February 23, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Carol Ann Best, 70, a longtime resident of Windsor, left her earthly life to join the angels in heaven on Friday evening, Feb. 20, 2015 at her home in Windsor, surrounded by her family. She was born Sept. 12, 1944 in Windsor the daughter of …

Melissa Brown Ambros

Monday, February 23, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — A public celebration of the life of author Melissa Brown Ambros, 97, a resident writer of Hartland for over 60 years who died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 in Windsor, Vt., will be held Saturday, March 7 at 1 p.m. at the Universalist Unitarian Church in …

Martha Ohman Porter

Monday, February 23, 2015

Boscawen, N.H. — Martha Ohman Porter of Boscawen passed away at Concord Hospital after a long hospital stay and period of declining health on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. Born on Feb. 14, 1948 in Gardener, Mass. to Swedish parents, David and Dorothea (Highberg) Ohman, she was always proud …