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Celebration of Life for Bob Ploof set for June 11

Celebration of Life for Bob Ploof set for June 11

A Celebration of Life for Bob Ploof, who died on Nov. 11, 2021, will be held on Saturday, June 11 starting with a private burial to be held in Pleasant View Cemetery at 9 a.m,. Please join the family at the Chester Little League fields at 9:45 a.m. for a memorial plaque dedication. The American […]

In memory - Patricia Fromberger

In memory – Patricia Fromberger

My dearest Pat, It has been almost a year since you have gone and we lost the love of our lives and I, the better part of myself. Since then, I have struggled to make sense of life without you and it has been a lonely life. But the good and sweet memories we made […]

Celebration of Life for Roger Shanafelt

Celebration of Life for Roger Shanafelt

Please join us for a Celebration of Life gathering in honor of Roger Shanafelt. Brunch will be served at 11 a.m. followed by music and memory sharing. The event will be held at the Coger residence, 9 Lovers Lane Road in Chester, on Sunday, June 12. For more info call 802-875-1686. We hope to see […]

Graveside service set for Debbie Lurvey of Chester

Graveside service set for Debbie Lurvey of Chester

A graveside service for Debbie Lurvey of Chester, who passed away Feb. 15, 2022, will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2022  at the Pinecrest Cemetery, 15 Twin Maple Park, in Charlestown, N.H.

Bruce Parks, 78, of Chester

Bruce Parks, 78, of Chester

Bruce Edward Parks, 78, of Chester, passed away peacefully on April 9 at home surrounded by his wife and three children. Bruce was born to Edna Klemm Parks and Ira George Parks in Orange, N.J., on April 23, 1943. The family lived in Maplewood, N.J., until Bruce was 7, when they moved to Denville, N.J. […]

Andrew Lavallee, 35, of Londonderry

Andrew Lavallee, 35, of Londonderry

Andrew L. Lavallee passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at his home in Londonderry. Andy was born in Springfield on Sept. 1, 1987, to Deborah L. Carleton (Mathews) and Andrew P. Lavallee. Andy graduated from Green Mountain Union High School in Chester in 2006. He attended SUNY/Cobleskill in Cobleskill, N.Y., for Landscape Construction Management. […]

Ruthie Douglas, 81, longtime chronicler of Chester,  friend to many

Ruthie Douglas, 81, longtime chronicler of Chester, friend to many

Ruth “Ruthie” F. Douglas, 81, of Chester, passed away on Sunday May 1, 2022 at the Jack Byrne Center in Lebanon, N.H.  She was born Dec. 31, 1940 in Springfield, the daughter of Dwight E. and Vivian (Tatro) Foster.  She attended Springfield schools. On Aug. 22, 1956, she married Donald W. Douglas. He predeceased her […]

Lucille Hart, 89, of Weston

Lucille Hart, 89, of Weston

Lucille (Wood) Hart, 89, of Weston, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. She was born in Rutland on April 10, 1933 to William and Beatrice (Devino) Wood. Her fondest memories were of living on the farm and attending high school in Vergennes. Lucille met her husband of 48 years, Harry […]

Celebration of Life for Richard Baker set for May 7

Celebration of Life for Richard Baker set for May 7

A Celebration of Life will be held for former Andover resident Richard N. Baker at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at the Chester American Legion Post 67, 51 Legion Road off Route 103 South in Chester. Pastor Tom Charlton officiating. The family asks that you bring memories and laughter to share about Richard and […]

DeCell service set for April 8

DeCell service set for April 8

A graveside service for Albert DeCell, who passed away on March 19, 2022, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on April 8, 2022 at the Maple Grove Cemetery, 8 Chester Mountain Road in Weston. A reception will follow at the Weston Rod and Gun Club, 982 Rt. 100 in Weston.

Albert George DeCell, 91, of Weston

Albert George DeCell, 91, of Weston

Albert George DeCell passed away quietly at Cedar Hill Health Care in Windsor on the morning of Saturday, March 19, 2022 at the age of 91. A genuine Vermonter, Albert was born at home in Weston on Nov.  19, 1930. His parents were George and Julia (Gabert) DeCell. Albert was proud to be a lifelong […]

Roger Shanafelt, 81, of Chester

Roger Shanafelt, 81, of Chester

Roger Thomas Shanafelt, 81, of Chester, formerly of Northfield and Westfield, Mass., passed away on Jan. 23, 2022 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. He was born near Butler, Penn., on Nov. 12, 1940. Roger served six years in the U.S. Air Force and was proud to have achieved top security clearance in the field of […]

Celebration of Life for Bob Record set for April 16

Celebration of Life for Bob Record set for April 16

A Celebration of Life for Robert Record, who passed away on Dec. 17, 2021, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at the American Legion Post 67 at 51 Legion Road at Route 103 S. in Chester.

Celebration of Life for David Nanfeldt set for March 26

Celebration of Life for David Nanfeldt set for March 26

A Celebration of Life service for David Nanfeldt, who passed away on Nov. 12, 2021, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at the First Universalist Parish of Chester, 211 North St. in the Stone Village of Chester.

Richard N. Baker, 82, formerly of Andover,

Richard N. Baker, 82, formerly of Andover,

Richard N. Baker of Hill, N.H., and formerly of the Andover, and Townshend in Vermont, passed away on Feb. 12, 2022, after a short non-Covid related illness. He was born on Nov. 26, 1939, in West Glover, Vermont, to David and Alene (Stevens) Baker. At an early age, Richard and his family moved to Hill […]

Mary Catherine 'Kate' Scott, 82, of S. Londonderry

Mary Catherine ‘Kate’ Scott, 82, of S. Londonderry

Mary Catherine (Kate) Scott (NEE Reed), 82, of South Londonderry and Paget, Bermuda, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at home in Vermont surrounded by family. She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Walter A. Scott, her loving children, daughter Alisa Scott of Big Sky, Mont., and son C. Reed […]

Judith Lynne Copping, 69, of Chester

Judith Lynne Copping, 69, of Chester

Judith Lynne Copping passed away peacefully on Jan. 7, 2022, at home in Chester after a courageous two-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born on Aug. 16, 1952 to Lynne and Frederick Malone in Syracuse, N.Y. Her family moved to Manchester, Vt., in the early 1960s and Judi attended Manchester schools, graduating from Burr […]

Jamie Darryl Douglas, 24, of Chester

Jamie Darryl Douglas, 24, of Chester

Jamie Darryl Douglas, 24, of Chester,  passed away on Jan. 6, 2022. He was born on Dec. 14, 1997, the much-loved son of Darryl and Lisa Douglas, brother to Kyle Douglas, Morgan Douglas, Griffin Douglas and Maverick (Alaina) Douglas, Dad to his beloved daughter, Erin Grace Douglas, his treasured pitbulls Layla and Tootsie, nephew, cousin, […]

David Nanfeldt, 76, of Chester

David Nanfeldt, 76, of Chester

David Nanfeldt, 76, of Chester, passed away on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 following a short illness. He was born and raised in New Haven, Conn., to Eric and Regina Nanfeldt, who predeceased him. David always enjoyed hearing about how couples met, and he loved sharing his story about meeting Nena. In 1968, they were fellow […]

Thomas Henning Jr., 51, of Ludlow

Thomas Henning Jr., 51, of Ludlow

Thomas Henning Jr. of Ludlow passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, at 51 years of age. Thomas was born in Athens, Greece, on July 10, 1970, to Joanna and Thomas Henning. At 4 months old, he moved to the United States with his mother, while his father finished out his tour in Vietnam. […]