Obituaries

Jay Alan McPhetres

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Sharon, Vt. — Jay Alan McPhetres, 54, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. after a courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. He was born Dec. 30, 1960, in Lebanon, a son of Floyd and Eloise (Reynolds) McPhetres. He grew up in Wilder where he attended elementary school and graduated from Hartford High School. He attended Champlain College …

William O. Neily, Jr.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Springfield, Mass. — William O. Neily, Jr., 75, of Canaan, N.H. and Springfield died Monday, June 29, 2015, in Springfield. He was born in Canaan on Feb. 5, 1940, a son of William O. Neily, Sr. and Doris E. (Bacon) Buckman. He leaves behind his wife, Sheena Neily, of Springfield, Mass.; two daughters, Laurie Press, of Belchertown, Mass. and Anne Sidney, of Belmont, …

Robert E. Ladd

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Wooster, Ohio — Robert E. Ladd, 88, of Wooster, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015, at West View Healthy Living, in Wooster. Memorial services will be held in Vermont at a later date. Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com. Robert was born Feb. 6, 1927, in Norwich, Vt. to Charles and Josephine (Whitman) Ladd. He attended grade school in Norwich, and graduated …

James E. Snelling

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Royalton, Vt. — James E. Snelling, 72, died on Monday, June 22, 2015, at his home in Royalton, surrounded by his loving family. He was born just over the mountain, at Grammy Jones’s homestead on Happy Hollow, on Aug. 6, 1942. He was the son of Kenneth Snelling …

Rodney W. Chandler

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — Rodney W. Chandler, 77, a lifelong resident of Sunapee, died on Monday, June 22, 2015 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. He was born on Dec. 23, 1937, in Newport, N.H. to Lyle Wilson and Doris Mae (Louiselle) Chandler. Mr. Chandler went through the Sunapee …

Henry Glen Marsh

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Lyme, N.H. — Henry Glen Marsh, 75, of Lyme, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at his home. He was born May 28, 1940, in Orford, N.H. son of Glen Marsh and Verna (Hibbard) Marsh. He is survived by his wife, Wanita (Balch) Marsh; daughter, Deborah Hadlock …

Richard W. Dalrymple

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

New London, N.H. — Richard W. Dalrymple, 72, died on Monday, June 22, 2015, at his home. He was born on May 27, 1943, in Somerville, N.J. to Walter and Margaret (Teston) Dalrymple. Richard graduated from Bound Brook High School, N.J. in 1961, the University of Notre Dame …

Peri Swan

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Rochester, Vt. — Peri Swan (Champine) died Sunday morning, June 21, 2015, after living bravely with cancer for four years. She worked at Inner Traditions International in Rochester for 18 years as a graphic designer and art director. She also had a passion for helping people and serving …

Katharine Frizzell Blaisdell, PhD

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

North Haverhill, N.H. — Katharine “Kay” “Trinka” Frizzell Blaisdell, PhD, 87, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully with her husband and best friend Ed, by her side at Brookside Nursing Home and Rehabilitation, White River Junction, Vt. on Thursday, June 18, 2015. Katharine was …

Kathy Tortolano

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Key West, Fla. — A celebration of life memorial service for Kathy Tortolano, 58, who died Dec. 7, 2014, will be held Saturday, June 27, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the United Church of South Royalton with Rev. Joshua Moore officiating. Burial will follow the service in the …

Ruby Louis Clark

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — Ruby Louis Clark, 93, died Sunday May 21, 2015, at Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born Feb. 26, 1922, in Bethel, Vt., a daughter of Samuel and Emma (Wooly) Bowen. Ruby attended school in …

James E. Snelling

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Royalton, Vt. — James E. Snelling, 72, died Monday, June 22, 2015, at his home. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. A full obituary will follow in a later edition. …

Muriel June Foster

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Grafton, N.H. — A graveside service for Muriel June Foster, 76, who passed away March 31, 2015, will be held Monday, June 29, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Enfield, N.H. Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield assisted the family with …