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David Garfield French

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Concord, N.H. — David Garfield French passed away at the age of 100 on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife of 76 years, Atossa Herring, in December of 2013. He is survived by four of their five children—Atossa, Constance (d. 1946), Christopher, James, Peter—seven of their eight grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. In keeping with his lifelong …

Jeffrey F. McCanna

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Jeffrey F. McCanna, of West Lebanon, N.H., died Sunday, March 1, 2015, after a bout with chronic illness. He was 65. McCanna was defined by his charm, wry wit, good looks and blistering smarts. His mother called him the Walking Encyclopedia. And she was right. Throughout the Connecticut River Valley, McCanna was well known as a commercial loan officer. …

Jeanne B. Fifield

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Concord, N.H. — Jeanne B. Fifield, 67, of Concord, formerly of Pembroke, Manchester, Enfield and West Canaan, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Epsom HealthCare Center, Epsom, due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Born on Mother’s Day, May 11, 1947, in Hanover, Jeanne was the second daughter of the late LeVern H. and Doris (Leach) Buzzell. Jeanne grew up in West …

Willow Ellen Stewart

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Jonesport, Maine — Willow Ellen Stewart, 51 of Jonesport, Maine died tragically while on vacation in Florida on Friday the 13th 2015. She was born on May 1, 1963 in Urichsville, Ohio. Willow was a retired truck driver who owned her own semi-truck for many years. She was …

Carol Ann Best

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Carol Ann Best, 70, a longtime resident of Windsor, passed away Friday evening, Feb. 20 at her home in Windsor surrounded by her family. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be published when arrangements are final. …

Dean Henry Westenfeld

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hartland,Vt. — Dean Henry Westenfeld, 54 died Wednesday February 18, after a logging accident in Hartland. He was born September 19, 1960 in Peekskill N.Y., the son of Fritz and Gerda Westenfeld. Henry grew up in Quechee Vt. and graduated from Hartford high school in 1979. On Aug. …

Franklin Albert Silfies, Sr.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Windsor, Vt. — Franklin “Frank” Silfies, Sr., 71, of Ascutney Street in Windsor died on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, following a five-year battle with cancer. He was born June 3, 1943, in Northampton, Pa., the son of Franklin H. and Salome (Keefer) Silfies. Frank graduated from Norwich University …

Pauline “Paula” Kent

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Newbury Village, Vt. — Pauline “Paula” Kent, age 78, of Newbury Village departed this world for heaven on Valentine’s Day, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at her home, surrounded by her family, with her faithful dog, Gizmo, lovingly at her side. She was born Aug. 18, 1936, in Birmingham, …

Harold F. Hayward, Jr.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Chelsea, Vt. — Harold F. Hayward, Jr., 81, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, Vt. Arrangements are pending at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, Vt. …

Dorothy L. Irish

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Sharon, Vt. — Dorothy L. Irish, 52, of Sharon passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. She leaves behind her loving husband, Timothy Irish; four daughters, Amanda Bowen, Melissa Irish, Crystal Hallsworth, and Tiffany Allen. She also leaves behind five grandchildren, Amber and Alex Bowen, Alura Moran, …

Ruth W. Stokes

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Ruth W. Stokes died of kidney cancer on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in Hanover. She was born into a Quaker family in Moylan, Pa., in 1927 and graduated in 1945 from Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school near her family home. She then went to …

Neville E. Menday, Sr.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Springfield, N.H. — Neville E. Menday, Sr., 79, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Family and friends are invited to calling hours Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon. A mass …

Elaine C. Herb

Friday, February 20, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Elaine C. Herb, 80, a resident of Quechee, passed away unexpectedly Sunday afternoon, Feb. 15, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born Sept. 30, 1934, in Bridgeport, Conn. the daughter of Michael C. and Adela (Hruby) Allis. She received her …