Obituaries

DOVER - Jeff Collins, affectionately known to many as Chef Jeff, died on Wednesday, September 22, after a long, courageous battle with renal cell cancer. He will be remembered for his kind,  generous heart, his loving spirit, and his love for friends, fun, golf, and animated conversation. He is...
WILMINGTON - Peter Wadsworth Morris, 90, died Thursday, October 7, at the Vermont Veterans Home.  
He was born January 8, 1931, in New Haven, CT, to Milton and Adeline (McAuley) Morris. After graduating from high school, he joined the US Army in February 1951. He was assigned to the 11th...
MANCHESTER - Robert McCafferty, 83, died Wednesday, September 22, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Bob was an only child, born on June 30, 1938, in Hershey, PA. His mother Georgiana was an elementary school teacher. His father Robert worked for Hershey Chocolate and was an avid...
READSBORO - Robert Wayne Birch, 83, a resident of Main Street, died peacefully at his daughter’s home on Tuesday, September 28, in the company of his loving family.  
The son of John and Stella (Day) Birch and the last of nine children, he was born in Clarksburg, MA, on November 30, 1938....
EAST DOVER - Barbara Jill Gentilin (Lewis), 83, died on Tuesday, September 28.
She was born August 2, 1938, in Osage, WY. Her parents, Arthur Lewis and Osie Gibson moved the family to Weirton, WV, when Jill was 2 years old. Jill graduated from Weirton High School in 1956, and became a...
BRATTLEBORO - The 22nd annual Memorial Planting Service will be held Tuesday, October 12, at 4 pm, at the Brattleboro Area Hospice Memorial Garden, Living Memorial Park, Guilford Street.
Join the Brattleboro Area Hospice to plant bulbs, create memorial messages on stones to be placed in...
JACKSONVILLE - Luanne (Trask) Mace Crosby, 92, died Saturday, September 18, at home surrounded by family.  
The daughter of Dr. Roswell G. Mace, MD, and Elizabeth (Trask) Mace, Luanne was born December 30, 1928 in Springfield, MA. Before retiring to Jacksonville, Luanne and Bob raised...
VERNON - Bertram J. (Pete) Adams succumbed to COVID-19 on Friday, September 17.
He was born September 6, 1928, in Northampton, MA, to Louis and Rachel (Hemenway) Adams, and delivered by his aunt Dr. Ruth Hemenway. He grew up on Adams Farm in Wilmington, the fourth  generation on the farm...
ALBANY, NY - James Leslie Hughes, 75, of Colonie, died on Monday, September 13 at St. Peter’s Hospital.
Jim was born on February 7, 1946, in Sewickley, PA, and grew up in Aliquippa, PA.  He was the only child of LeRoy Hughes and Marie Emogene Kunzmann.  Growing up, Jim enjoyed school and...
WILMINGTON - Jacqueline L. “Jackie” Lackey, 60, died peacefully on Monday, September 13, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, after a brief illness.  
Jackie was born on November 21, 1960, to Gary and Sandra Lackey. She grew up in Wilmington and attended local schools,...

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