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Obituaries

Craig R. Isabelle

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Canaan, N.H. — Craig R. Isabelle, 39, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014; Craig was born Aug. 17, 1975. in Lebanon, N.H. to Robert Isabelle and the late Charlotte Pare. Craig grew up in Enfield and graduated from Mascoma High School, Class of 1994. He began working for Enfield Granite and for the past fifteen years he has been painting and dry walling for …

Mary Ann Blickarz

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Mary Ann Blickarz, 65, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., after battling a long illness. She was born Nov. 4, 1948, in Hanover, N.H., a daughter of Richard and Pauline (Gee) Rosenbeck. Mary Ann attended schools in Wilder, where she lived all of her life, and graduated from Hartford High School and later from …

David Henry Hall

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — A brief memorial service will be held for David Henry Hall on Mt. Ascutney, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. David died Tuesday, May 13, 2014. If friends would like to attend the service, they should meet at the entrance to the Mt. Ascutney State Park at 11 a.m. Cars will drive up the paved 4-mile mountain road to the parking lot, …

Rudy N. Colao

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Rockport, Mass. — Rudy N. Colao died suddenly on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, while on his way home from one of his frequent walks to downtown Rockport. The news came as a shock because just a short while before he was to all appearance in good health and …

Karen (Kay) Murphy

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Lyme, N.H. — Karen (Kay) Murphy, 76, of Lyme died at home on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, following a long illness. A full obituary will appear at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Rand-Wilson Funeral Home of Hanover, N.H. …

Allyson Davis Ledoux

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — Allyson Davis Ledoux, 61, of Wilder, Vt., died peacefully at home on friday, Oct. 10, 2014 after an extended illness. A full obituary will appear in the Valley News at a later date. …

Frederic B. Preston

Friday, October 10, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Frederic Bowditch Preston died on Friday, Oct 3, 2014, at age 84 surrounded by the love of his children and his wife of 48 years. Fred was a selfless, deliberate, and generous father and husband as well as an avid outdoorsman, innovative educator and an …

Malcolm P. Strong

Friday, October 10, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Malcolm P. Strong, 75, a resident of Windsor, passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 9 at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Rebecca Sue Barylak

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Ocala, Fla. — Rebecca Sue Barylak, 58, of Ocala went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Rebecca Sue Barylak was born in Wheeling, W.Va. on Oct. 23, 1955. She was raised in Flushing, Ohio where she graduated from Union Local High School. …

Patricia Carroll Compton

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Patricia Carroll Compton died at Woodstock Terraces on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, after being diagnosed with cancer earlier this year. The Woodstock resident was 82. Known as Trish, the former Patricia Mikell Carroll was born in Grand View, N.Y., and grew up as the youngest …

Lorraine H. Kennedy

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Barre, Vt. — Lorraine H. Kennedy, 81 died on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at her home in Barre. She was born March 21 1933 in Norwich, Conn. the daughter of Merlin and Rena (Merrill) Hayward. She attended school in Corinth, Vt. and later Chelsea, Vt. where she graduated …

Roy Albert Lyon

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Brookfield, Vt. — Roy Albert Lyon, 42, died unexpectedly, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Bethel. He was born Oct. 27, 1971, in Holden, Mass. the son of Roger and Sally (Arbogast) Lyon. Roy attended West Boylston (Mass.) schools and graduated from West Boylston High School in 1990. Following …

Marie Lucia Gilbert

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Marie Lucia Gilbert, 97, of Claremont, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont. She was born in North Troy, Vt. on May 18, 1917, the daughter of Adelard and Mary Jane (Petrin) Arel. Lucia was employed as a seamstress …