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Services for Edward Bemis, 75, formerly of Weston, set for Saturday, Oct. 8

Services for Edward Bemis, 75, formerly of Weston, set for Saturday, Oct. 8

Edward Walter Bemis, 75, passed away peacefully at his home in Sebree, Ky., on Nov. 24, 2021.   Edward was born in Londonderry on Oct. 14, 1946, the son of Archie Bemis and Doris Ethel (Wood) Bemis, who predeceased him. He grew up in Weston and attended schools in Chester and graduated from Springfield High […]

John M. Gabert, 65, of Springfield

John M. Gabert, 65, of Springfield

John M. Gabert, 65, passed away on Friday, Sept. 23 from unforeseen complications after a brave battle with aggressive lung cancer. Though he had cancer at the time of his death, John was receiving immunotherapy for an unrelated infection at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center when he unexpectedly succumbed to heart failure. He had recently celebrated […]

Bill LeClair Jr., 82, formerly of Springfield

Bill LeClair Jr., 82, formerly of Springfield

GRAND ISLE On Sept. 11, 2022, at Burlington Nursing and Rehabilitation in Burlington, William (Bill) Henry LeClair Jr.  crossed over to God’s green pastures and still waters. He was 82. Born in Attleboro, Mass., on Oct. 24, 1939, to William H. LeClair and Eva Mary (St. Jean) LeClair, Bill attended public schools in and around […]

Malcolm Felion, 61, of Chester

Malcolm Felion, 61, of Chester

Malcolm Felion passed away July 16, 2022 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Memorial Hospital.  He was 61 years old.  Malcolm was a Chester resident and spent much of his time in Weston. Malcolm was most happy when hunting, fishing or in the woods with a chainsaw in his hands.  He was an accomplished gardener and knowledgeable forager. […]

Leslie 'Bill' Westine, 77, formerly of Chester

Leslie ‘Bill’ Westine, 77, formerly of Chester

Bill Westine (Leslie Westine Jr.) peacefully passed away after celebrating his birthday and his final Labor Day weekend at The Lake. He lived a full and loving 77 years with many friends and close family nearby. Bus (Leslie Sr.) and Eleanor (Howe) Westine raised Bill and his brother, Jim, in the quaint town of Chester, […]

Herbert Rosenblatt, 96, of Brookfield, Conn.

Herbert Rosenblatt, 96, of Brookfield, Conn.

Herbert Rosenblatt, 96, of Brookfield, Conn., passed away after a short illness at home on Sept. 9  surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Jane Rosenblatt (Solomon). He was born on Sept. 3, 1926, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Israel and Alice Rosenblatt. He grew up in […]

Evelyn Cummings, 72, former Chester resident

Evelyn Cummings, 72, former Chester resident

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. Evelyn Ann Cummings, 72, died Aug. 31, 2022 at Springfield Hospital in Springfield, Vt. Evelyn was born Jan. 11, 1950 to Frances and Marvin Cummings of Chester.  She graduated from Chester High School in 1968 and attended Castleton State College majoring in Physical Education. Pursuing her love of dogs, she worked at Barohi […]

Memorial service for Ada Pearson set for Oct. 15

Memorial service for Ada Pearson set for Oct. 15

A memorial service will be held for Ada H. Pearson, who passed away on Aug. 19,  will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15  at the First Baptist Church, 62 Crescent St.in South Londonderry. A reception will follow the service. Memorial donations can be made to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 278, […]

Ada Ruth Howe Pearson, 96, of S. Londonderry

Ada Ruth Howe Pearson, 96, of S. Londonderry

Ada Ruth Howe Pearson of South Londonderry passed away peacefully from natural causes on Aug. 19, 2022. She was 96. Ada was born Feb. 5, 1926 at the family farm on Spring Hill Road in South Londonderry. She was the last child of Bert and Emma (Rhoades) Howe. Ada attended the Four Corners School in […]

Celebration of Life for Paul Thomas Aug. 27

Celebration of Life for Paul Thomas Aug. 27

Join family and friends to celebrate the life of Paul Thomas, long time Chester resident. Paul passed away at his home on May 11, 2020 from lung cancer. He was an artist, naturalist, stone artisan , owner of Vermont Stoneworks in Grafton, and part-owner of the Hugging Bear Inn in Chester, which was founded by […]

Celebration of Life for Adeline Barker

Celebration of Life for Adeline Barker

Adeline Barker passed away peacefully at Smith Haven Lane in South Londonderry on Feb. 20, 2021.   The family would like to announce the Celebration of Life Service will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at the First Baptist Church, 62 Crescent St. in South Londonderry.   A small reception will […]

Suzie Parker, 78, of Chester

Suzie Parker, 78, of Chester

Suzanne L. Parker (Nichols) of Chester died on Friday, July 29, 2022, at Springfield Hospital, surrounded by her family. Suzie was born on May 24, 1944, in Rutland, the youngest of two children of Muriel (Primeau) and Issac J. Nichols. She is predeceased by her parents. Suzie was a very kind and caring woman with […]

Phylis Henry Savage, 99, of Chester

Phylis Henry Savage, 99, of Chester

Phylis Mae Wilmoth Henry Savage, a quick-witted woman with a charm that lit up the room, died July 25 at her home in Chester at age 99 years, 7 months and 17 days. She made all the difference in the lives of so many and her work here is done. Phylis lived through the Great […]

Robert 'Bobbie' Rawson, 84, of Windham

Robert ‘Bobbie’ Rawson, 84, of Windham

Robert “Bobbie” Rawson, 84, of Windham, went on to be with the Lord at Grace Cottage Hospital on July 3, 2022. Bob was born July 12, 1937 in South Londonderry to Ethelbert and Cecil (Capen) Rawson. Bobbie, as his siblings called him, lived most of his life in North Windham. He was married for 42 […]

Robin Ann Skorpen Tupper, 58, formerly of Andover

Robin Ann Skorpen Tupper, 58, formerly of Andover

On Saturday, Feb. 19. 2022, Robin Ann Skorpen Tupper, loving wife of Jay Tupper, mother of Christian and Nicholas, passed away at age 58. Robin was born on March 28, 1963, in Lafayette, Ind., to Harold “Hal” and Toini (Kalinen) Skorpen. Her family eventually moved to Andover, and met her future husband, Jay, in Chester. […]

Arlene Fielder Lavallee, 92, of Chester

Arlene Fielder Lavallee, 92, of Chester

Arlene (Leenie) Ethel Fielder Lavallee passed away on July 6, 2022 at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow. She was 92 and lived in Chester. Born March 5, 1930, the seventh child of Robert Fielder and Ruby Russett. She grew up in many towns around the Huntington area of Vermont. Arlene worked at the […]

Douglas Friborg, 75, of Chester

Douglas Friborg, 75, of Chester

Douglas Robert Friborg, 75, of Chester, entered into rest on June 29, 2022. The son of the late Robert and Helen (Engstrom) Friborg, Douglas was born on Oct. 11, 1946, in Bridgeport, Conn. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his sister Barbara (Friborg) Creighton and nephews Richard Budnick and Christopher Budnick. He is survived […]

James Basso, 64, formerly of Chester

James Basso, 64, formerly of Chester

James E. Basso, 64, of Clayton, Del., passed June 21, 2022 after a period of failing health. He was born in Springfield on Oct. 1, 1957 to William and Eveleth Basso of Chester. Jim grew up in Chester and always stayed in touch with old friends as he moved to Florida, Maryland and Delaware. He […]

Memorial service for James Twitchell July 17

Memorial service for James Twitchell July 17

The Champion Fire Company of South Londonderry Fire regrets to announce the passing of lifetime member James Twitchell, who passed away in November of last year. James joined South Londonderry fire company in 1967. In his 54 years of service, James held many positions in the department and town, from firefighter to lieutenant, vice president […]

Gilbert Faull Bastian IV, 38, of Chester

Gilbert Faull Bastian IV, 38, of Chester

Gilbert F. Bastian IV of Chester and Ludlow, 38, passed away on May 10, 2022. He was born in 1983 in Bethlehem, Penn., to Maryann Covello Bastian and Gilbert F. Bastian III. The family moved to Chester when he was 6 months old. Gib loved Vermont and never wanted to live anywhere else. Gib attended […]