Obituaries

A Life: Marianne Peterson, 1924 — 2014; ‘She Loved to Entertain, Whether It Was in Her Home or On Stage’

Monday, December 22, 2014

Charlestown — For Marianne Peterson, life was to be lived full speed ahead. Whether belting out a show tune in a local variety show, entertaining, cooking one of her signature dishes, selling advertising or organizing and working numerous activities for her church and community, doing things half-heartedly was not Peterson’s style. “All of …

Peter Hand Conard

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Seattle, Wash. — Peter Hand Conard, a deep thinker and connector of people and ideas, died at home, after a long journey with lung cancer, on Dec. 10, 2014, in Seattle, Wash., surrounded by his wife and sons. He was 52 years much too young. Peter grew up in Vershire, Vt., on the campus of the Mountain School, founded by his parents just …

Alma Marie Jacklin

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Claremont, N.H. — Alma Marie Jacklin, 93, of Claremont, passed away Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Alma was born in Dedham, Mass., on Jan. 14, 1921, to Edward and Louise (Kiessling) Kamps. She graduated from Dedham High School, attended Burdett College, and worked as a dental assistant and bookkeeper in Boston. Alma married Harry Jacklin in 1941. They moved to New Durham, N.H., in …

Kathy A. Tortolano (Prior)

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Key West, Fla. — “A limb has fallen from the family tree” Kathy A. Tortolano, formerly of Stockbridge, Vt., 58, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fla. after a brief illness. The daughter of Arnold Kenneth Prior and the …

Arthur Sayre McLellan, M.D.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Arthur Sayre McLellan, M.D., of New Hampshire, passed away from an extended illness on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, at the age of 88. Dr. McLellan, lived most of his life in N.J. and graduated from …

Ed Connor

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Woodstock, Vt. — Ed Connor passed away Sunday evening Dec. 7, 2014, while walking his beloved dog Sasha. Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. he attended area schools and graduated Trinity HS in 1957. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1960 and specialized as Air …

Lucile Elizabeth (Kimball) Lamport

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Waltham, Mass. — Lucile Elizabeth (Kimball) Lamport of Waltham passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, one month after her 91st birthday. She was born at home in Grafton, N.H. in 1923, the 4th child and only daughter of Archie and Ada (Tinkham) Kimball. She attended the local one …

Richard M. Miller

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Richard M. Miller, passed away at the age of 89, peacefully, at his home in Hanover on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. He was the son of Robert Miller and Bessie Dine Miller of Boston and New York. He is survived by his loving wife of …

Craig Jamison Morse

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Millville, Mass. — Craig Jamison Morse, 53, of Millville, formerly of Medway, died suddenly Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Tobey Hospital in Wareham, Mass. Born in Hanover, N.H., the son of Robert Morse of Lebanon, N.H., and the late Judith (Jamison) Morse, Mr. Morse had lived most of …

Ann Louise Barringer

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Sharon, Vt. — Ann Louise Barringer, 76, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 14, 1938, in Salem, Mass., the daughter of Raymond Adam and Elsie (Sweet) Beals. She graduated from Salem High School in Salem. She was …

Everett B. Snide

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

South Deerfield, Mass. — It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Everett B. Snide, age 71, on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. He was born in Springfield, Vt., on Jan. 29,1943, the son of the late Leon Snide and Margret St. Sauver. He attended schools …

Bruce Wayne “Bones” Gaylord

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Newbury, Vt. — Bruce Wayne “Bones” Gaylord, 61, of Romance Lane, died following a courageous battle with cancer, on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at his home. Bruce was born in Bristol, Conn., on Sept. 27, 1953, to Irving R. and Corrine (Brousseau) Gaylord. He attended Bristol Eastern High …

A Life: Elwin “Red” Royce, 1922-2014; ‘He Wanted to Make It Better for Kids Than What He Had’

Monday, December 8, 2014

Claremont — How many kids in a house are too many? We can’t ask the adult children of the late Red and Rachel Royce. They never figured that out when they were growing up and don’t know the …