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Obituaries

A Life: Willard M. Hathaway

Monday, August 31, 2015

Unity — In his nearly 86 years, it seems Willard Hathaway knew little else but hard work. Some may curse a life of toil, but for Hathaway it was his greatest blessing and joy after his wife and family. “Even though every day was a work day, they came at it with promise …

Christopher R. Manning

Monday, August 31, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Christopher R. Manning, 31, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. The son of Gary E. Manning and Carol A. Rogers (Stender), Chris spent most of his years growing up in Sharon and South Royalton, Vt., spending time with his cousins on his grandparent’s farm. Chris was employed at Pro‐Cut in West Lebanon, N.H. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. …

Philip J. Diana Jr.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Philip J. Diana Jr., age 77, died on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at home in West Lebanon, N.H. Born Oct. 22, 1937 in New Haven, Conn., to Jennie and Philip Diana Sr., he attended Wilbur Cross High School. On May 7, 1960, he married his beloved wife of 52 years, Carlene M. Diana, in New Haven, Conn. They spent the …

Kimberly Jo Antil Hayes

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Kimberly Jo Antil Hayes, 50, of Lebanon passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Syracuse on Sept. 9, 1964, and spent her life in her hometown of Syracuse until 1998 and then moved with …

Elizabeth “Betty” L. Caron

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Goshen, N.H. — Elizabeth “Betty” L. Caron, 73, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, surrounded by her family and friends at Crotchet Mountain where she had resided for three and a half years. Betty was born in Laconia, …

Susan Marie (Halligan) Sullivan

Friday, August 21, 2015

Brookline, Mass. — Susan Marie (Halligan) Sullivan of Brookline died on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, after fighting a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Boston, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Rose Marie (Buckley) Halligan. Known to her friends as “Susie”, she graduated …

Susan K. Williamson

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — The celebration of life for Susan K. Williamson who died on July 11, 2015, will be Saturday, Aug. 29. It will begin at 1:30 p.m. and be at her home in Hanover. Parking will be across the street in the Dewey Field lot. Knight Funeral …

Edna “Peggy” Downing Rice

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Edna “Peggy” Downing Rice, 90, a lifetime resident of Hartland, passed away suddenly from heart complications Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Peggy was born December 20, 1924, in Hartland the daughter of Walter and Nellie (Fish) Lawton. She received her …

Brian F. Wood

Friday, August 21, 2015

Buffalo, N.Y. — A man of letters and teacher extraordinaire, Brian F. Wood passed away on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at his home in Buffalo, after a valiant struggle with prostate and bone cancer. Brian graduated from Lebanon High School in Lebanon, N.H. in 1962. He attended Dartmouth …

Richard H. Goodman

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hampton, N.H. — Richard Hyman “Dick” Goodman, 84, of Hampton and Rangeley, Maine passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, following a lengthy illness. Dick Goodman was a national leader in public education. In 1976, Dick and his family moved from Wayland, Mass. to Hampton, N.H. and he …

Nicole S. Cormen

Friday, August 21, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Nicole S. Cormen of Lebanon passed away on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, after a 17-month-long battle with an aggressive endometrial cancer. Nicole was born on Dec. 2, 1956, in Glen Cove, N.Y. to Paul and Colette Sage, who currently reside in West …

Trevor Oakley Moore

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Coconut Grove, Fla. — Trevor Moore was born on Aug. 13, 1984, in Quincy, Mass., the son of John S. and Wendy (Waterman) Moore. Trevor was lost at sea on Thursday, June 25, 2015. Trevor spent his early years in Scituate, Mass., when at the age of seven, …

Kenneth G. “Smitty” Smith

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Kenneth G. “Smitty” Smith, 82, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 18, 2015, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. He was born April 17, 1933 in Thetford, Vt. the son of Daniel and Sylvia (Waterman) Smith. He …