Obituaries

WHITINGHAM- James Edward Craven, 49, died unexpectedly in his home on Thursday, March 25.     
Mr. Craven was born on April 2, 1971, in Taunton,  MA, to Joan M. Henry and Alfred A. Craven.  A graduate of Taunton High School, he went on to join the Navy, where he became a member of the Navy...
BRATTLEBORO- Gary F. Brassor, 71,  died March 11 at home, surrounded by family, after a short battle with cancer.
Mr. Brassor was born January 23, 1950, in Wilmington to Raymond and Alice ( Howard ) Brassor. He attended Wilmington High School and was a standout athlete, graduating in 1968...
Whitingham- Raymond J. Galipo, 80, a resident of Wilmington Cross Road, died April 5 at his home, surrounded by his family. At the request of the family there are no formal funeral services.
The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Covey Allen & Shea Funeral Home, 44 East...

Francis John Harris
North Bennington,- Francis John Harris, 88, a resident of Bank Street, died March 23. 
Mr. Harris was born in Wilmington on April 29, 1932, the son of Byron and Faith Mason Harris and attended local schools. He owned and operated a refuse business for many years. He had rubbish routes in...

Leonard Charles Hall
DOVER- Leonard Charles Hall, 94, died peacefully Monday, March 22. He was born August 14, 1926, the son of the late John and Lula Howe Hall at home on the family farm in East Dover.
In his youth, Mr. Hall attended North Street and Goose City schools. He went on to attend Leland & Gray...

Nancy M. McCafferty
DORSET- Nancy M. (Keener) McCafferty, 82, died peacefully on Sunday, February 28, in her home following a 20-year battle with cancer.
She was born on December 27, 1938, in Hershey PA, the eldest daughter of Henry and Elsie Keener. She attended a one-room country school until her parents...
WARDSBORO- J. Douglas “Doug” LaBarr died on February 21, after his long, yet courageous journey with Parkinson’s disease and following a brief hospitalization at Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, NH. His wife Marilyn was by his side while he received compassionate hospice care.
Beloved...

READSBORO- Barbara Ellen (Phelps) Birch, 92, died on Monday, March 1, at her home.  She was born on October 11, 1928, in North Adams, MA, a daughter of the late Howard and Lillian (Tatro) Phelps.
Mrs. Birch was the widow of Clinton Edward Birch Sr. She was primarily a homemaker and...
HALIFAX- Norman Douglas Fajans, 69,  died peacefully on February 25 after his brief battle with cancer.
Mr. Fajans was born on September 28, 1951, in Amityville, NY, to Wayne Douglas Fajans and Elizabeth “Betty” Fajans. He graduated from Wilmington High School in 1969 and attended SUNY...

Nancy Riley Childs
WEST BRATTLEBORO -Nancy Riley Childs, 74, died at Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend on Thursday, February 18, following a brief illness.
The daughter of Capt. Herbert C. and Isabel (Riley) Childs, she was born in New Haven, CT, on November 22, 1946. She received her early education at...

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