Obituaries

William Hart, Jr.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — William Hart, Jr. died Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Wheelock Terrace in Hanover. He was 90 and had been in declining health in recent years. He was born on July 11, 1924 in Leominster, Mass., the youngest of five children of William and Katherine (Lilley) Hart. He grew up in Leominster and his family spent summers at Long Beach in …

Shirley H. Rice

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Shirley H. Rice, 80, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Sunday evening, May 24, 2015, at her home in Windsor. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Barbara M. Graham

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Alfred, Maine — Barbara M. Graham, 86, of Alfred, and formerly of Perkinsville, Vt., died Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Portsmouth, N.H. A Graveside Service will be held on May 30 at 1 p.m. at the Plain Cemetery, Plain Rd., in Perkinsville. The Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak St., in Alfred, Maine is in charge of Arrangements. …

Virginia M. Butterfield

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — A graveside service for Virginia M. Butterfield who passed away on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, will be held at the Weathersfield Bow Cemetery in Weathersfield, Vt., on Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Harold Noyes officiating. …

Daniel O. Atwood, Sr.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Woodstock, Vt. — Daniel O. Atwood, Sr., 73, died Friday evening May 15, 2015, at his home in Woodstock, following a long illness and surrounded by family. Dan was born on March 24, 1942, in Hanover, N.H., the son of Lloyd H. and Pauline (Bassett) Atwood. Dan graduated …

Robert E. Dukeshire

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — Robert E. Dukeshire, 87, a longtime resident of Hartland, passed away Sunday morning, May 17, 2015, at the Cedar Hill Continuing Healthcare Center in Windsor. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are …

William Hart Jr.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — William Hart Jr., 90, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Wheelock Terrace in Hanover. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Marguerite M. “Maggie” Silloway

Monday, May 18, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — The committal service for Marguerite M. “Maggie” Silloway, 89, a longtime resident of Windsor, who passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at her home in Windsor will be held Friday, May 22 at 1 p.m. in the St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery in Windsor. The …

Leonidas (Leo) Alexakos

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Sarasota, Fla. — Captain Leo N. Alexakos, 91, died on Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Sarasota. He was born Feb. 11, 1924, in Dracut, Mass., to Nicholas and Vasiliki Alexakos. Born and raised in Massachusetts, as one of six children, he graduated from Kings Point – US Merchant …

Robert Britton

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Sunapee, N.H. — Robert Earl “Bob” Britton, 74, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Air Force veteran, retired electrical systems engineer and musician, died on Friday, May 8, 2015 after an extended battle with Parkinson’s disease. Bob was …

Louise Sandberg

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Corinth, Vt.— Louise Sandberg of Corinth died on Tuesday, May 12 afterdealing in a courageous and inspiring manner with leukemia, it was a peaceful ending, surrounded by her family. Thus ended a rich life that went from the turmoil of World War II Amsterdam to the upheaval of …

Carl “Sandy” Perkins III

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Bernardston, Mass.— While vacationing with his wife in a beautiful place, a good, kind, and caring man died unexpectedly of a heart attack on Monday May 11, 2015 in the south of France. His wife, Mary Beth Whiton, and two sons, Dustin and Jason Perkins, were by his …

Ronald Levy Erskine

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Wells River, Vt. — Ronald Levy Erskine, 75, of Wells River died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at his home. He was born in Randolph, Vt., the son of Cedric and Thelma (George) Erskine. He attended schools in Randolph. He was a United States Army Veteran serving from 1961 …