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Memorial announcements are sent to class members through either a letter or email, and are listed in the monthly enewsletter @NU and quarterly in The Record. In addition, a list of deceased alumni, known as the Roll of Honor, is read each year at Homecoming and printed in the annual Homecoming program.

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If you know of an alumnus/a or friend who has passed away recently, please send the notice and a copy of the obituary (if available) to Norwich.  Mail to The Alumni Office, 158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, Vermont 05663, call 802.485.2100, fax 802.485.2156, or email us.

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In Memoriam Cleo P. Castonguay 5/24/2018  
Exeter: Cleo Castonguay died May 24th 2018 at age 71 at Hyder Family Hospice House following a long and courageous battle with congestive heart failure.
He leaves his wife of 49 years, Doris (Nault) Castonguay, his sons Ted and Jarrod of Durham, NH and Ben of Exeter and their wives, Lynne, Angela and Val. Six grandchildren: Grace, Theo, Zoe, Lucas Kate and Emily. Two step brothers Paul Nault of Gorham, NH and Gerry Nault of Berlin, NH.
Born in Berlin New Hampshire May 9, 1947, where he attended St. Regis Academy and Notre Dame High School. He graduated from Norwich University in 1969 and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U S Army. He spent the majority of his tour of duty as the support activity officer at the Arm Forces Recreation Center in Berchtesgaden Germany (Bavaria). Returning to Berlin, he headed the North Country Regional Planning office as Executive Director. From there he worked for Al Melanson in Keene as the Project Manager for their Environmental Division. From Keene the family relocated to Brentwood, NH and he founded Innovative Air Products, an HVAC manufacturer's representative company, specializing in the commercial and industrial sector. He was one of the founders and lifetime member of the Granite State Chapter of the American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers. In addition he went into partnership with two of his sons, Jarrod & Ben, with IAP sales, an online internet company.
From Cleo's earliest days as a teenager in High School, Scout Leader, and Big Brother in college, he dedicated himself to the pursuit of helping others. As a husband and father he joined organizations which were family oriented resulting in his long Presidency of the Brentwood Recreation Center and took pride in his leadership of constructing 3 ball parks, 4 soccer fields, parking and recreational fields with no tax funding. He was also founder and Board Chair of the Brentwood Recreation Commission; for which the Commission dedicated the Center's Pavilion in his name. He was the President for the construction for the adventure playground and fields for the Swazey Central School.
As his sons progressed into high school, his involvement in the booster club, especially wrestling, grew. He was notorious for not being able to say no when asked to serve, or seeing an injustice or task that no one else wanted. He was a member of the Red Cross disaster team, St. Michael Parish Facilities Committee, Squamscott Community Commons facility committee, volunteer at the Great Bay National Estuarine Reserve, Vice Chair for the old NH VOAD (Volunteer Organization Active in Disaster), facilities committee for the Exeter YMCA, Board of Directors for the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce. But he will probably best remember for his 27 years of work with the Society of St Vincent de Paul in Exeter.
Visiting Hours will be Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 4-7 PM at the Stockbridge Funeral Home, 141 Epping Road, Exeter. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Michael Church, corner of Front and Lincoln Street, Exeter on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 11 AM. Private burial will be in the Exeter Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul- Exeter, P.O. Box 176, Exeter, NH 03833.
In Memoriam Robert A. Richter 8/4/2018  
Belmont-----Robert A. Richter - Died
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Rob passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018.

Robert was born on May 14, 1945 in Medford, Massachusetts. A graduate of Norwich University, served in the United States Army from 1968 - 1970 and then in the Army Reserves until 1974. He lived with his family in Maine and in Easton and Franconia, before settling in Laconia and then Belmont, New Hampshire. Rob liked a challenge and together with Wende purchased Quik Laundry and Dry Cleaners in 1983.

He ran his first Apple Orchard in Madison, Maine in 1974 and fell in love with farming, T-shirts and blue jeans. He bought Smith Apple Orchard, in 1986. Loved tinkering with his tractors, working on antique cars and celebrating with his family and friends.

Rob was devoted to his wife, Wende, of nearly 50 years and his children, Jennifer Richter Opalinski of Franconia, NH, her husband John, son Robert Chad of Laconia and his wife Becky (Boyd). He adored his grandchildren, Madison, Tyler, Marguerite Macie and Haley.

He is survived by his brother Douglas (Skip) M. Richter, Jr. of Braintree, MA and predeceased by his parents, June and Doug Richter.

A Celebration of Life for friends and family will be held at Smith Apple Orchard, 184 Leavitt Road, Belmont, NH on Saturday August 11, 2018 at 11:00am.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Smith Orchard Agricultural Scholarship, in memory of Rob Richter, c/o Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 7312, Gilford NH 03247-7312.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia NH is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to
In Memoriam Orin S. Kent 8/7/2018  
Orin "Rocky" Sterling Kent II, 74, of Greenwood, Indiana, passed away on August 7, 2018. Rocky was born in Keene, New Hampshire on October 31, 1943. He was one of the first Eagle Scouts in Potsdam, NY and went on to graduate from Norwich University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. He was also a life member of the Elks Club chapter in Potsdam, NY for 51 years. Rocky worked as a Cost Accountant in the construction industry for over 40 years. He worked in many states across the country and was privileged to be the Senior Project Accountant for major projects such as The Venetian in Las Vegas and Trump Towers in New York City. Rocky is survived by his three children, Stephen Kent and his wife Suzie; Brian Kent; Deborah Kent; his 3 grandchildren Austin Kent, Aaron Kent and Brookelyn Lady-Kent; his brother, Bruce Kent and sister, Mary Serbinski. Rocky is preceded in death by his parents, Orin N. Kent and Blanche L. Kent; as well as his wife, Elizabeth "Betsy" Kent. The visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Indiana Funeral Care South (2433 East Main Street, Greenwood, IN 46143). Private family burial will follow the visitation at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Greenwood, Indiana.
In Memoriam Randolph J. Burkart 7/16/2017  
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Randy J. Burkart Branchburg, NJ Randy J. Burkart, 61, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. Born in Englewood, NJ, he was a resident of Flemington for 11 years before moving to Branchburg 19 years ago. He was an Executive Director with Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP in Manhattan for the last 10 ½ years. Randy was a board member for both Somerville High School Boys Soccer and Lacrosse Booster Clubs. He was also a coach for Branchburg Barrage Boys Lacrosse Club and Branchburg Travel Soccer. He enjoyed skiing, golfing, boating and was an avid fan of Lafayette College and Norwich University sports. He enjoyed spending time at his home in Vermont, and enjoyed spending quality time with his family, especially his boys who were his whole world. He is preceded in death by his beloved parents, Ruth and Walter Burkart. Surviving are his beloved wife of 24 years, Pam Williams Burkart and his two cherished sons, Ryan and Evan both of Branchburg, NJ. Viewing will be held Friday, July 21, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9pm and Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 10-11am followed by a prayer service at 11am at the Branchburg Funeral Home 910 US Highway 202 South, Branchburg, NJ 08876. Committal will be private.
In Memoriam Thomas B. Junell 8/2/2017  
Princeton-Thomas B. Junell, 77, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at HealthAlliance Leominster Hospital after an illness.

Thomas leaves his wife of 57 years, Patricia (Graves) Junell; two sons, Bradley David Junell and his wife Diane of North Carolina and Kent Stephen Junell of Princeton; one grandson, Nathan Bradley Junell and his wife Mary; one granddaughter, Victoria Peyton Junell; and one great-grandson, Sterling William Junell.

He was born in Gardner on September 17, 1939, a son of the late Toimi Joseph Junell and Laina Maria (Yleva) "Junell" Wickman. He was a 1957 graduate of Wachusett Regional High School in Holden. He attended Norwich University in Northfield, VT and Clark University in Worcester and graduated from Ward Business School with a Data Processing degree. Thomas was awarded the FLMI (Fellow Life Management Institute), in 1981 from the Life Office Management Association and the CDP (Certificate in Data Processing) in 1982 from the Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals.

Thomas worked for Foster Grant Co from 1962-69, as a computer programmer and for Management Techniques in Newton from 1969-70, as a computer consultant and for Independent Lock Co from 1970-72, as a computer programmer and systems analyst and for Electronic Computer Programming Institute in Worcester from 1970-72 as a part-time instructor and then ended his career with Paul Revere Life Insurance (UNUM), in Worcester from 1972-97 as the Director of Systems Development.

He was a member of the Hope Lodge of AF&AM in Gardner since 1961 and a former Member of the Square and Compass Club in Westminster. Thomas was also a former member of the Princeton Congregational Church where he served as a Deacon and Senior Deacon. He was the President of the Couples Club. He twice served as Co-Chair of the Country Store and annual Antique and Art show. He was a member of the Westminster Congregational Church since 1976 and served as a Deacon, Senior Deacon, Co-Chair of the Yankee Street Fair and Thrift Booth. He was an Advisor for Junior Achievement in Leominster and a member of the Data Processing Management Association with the Worcester Chapter, where he served as the Newsletter Chairman, Treasure, Executive V.P., President and Association Director.

At Thomas's request funeral services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Thomas's name to the Pat Brody Shelter for Cats, P.O. Box 142, Lunenburg, MA 01462.

The Westminster Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 123 Main Street, Westminster, MA 01473 has been entrusted with Thomas's funeral arrangements.

For further info see

John F. Masciarelli and Walter C. Taylor, Funeral Directors
In Memoriam Arthur W. Pelton 4/15/2018  
SAND LAKE-Dr. Arthur William Pelton, Sr, 85, passed away peacefully Sunday April 15, 2018. Arthur was born in Albany NY, parents Arthur C. Pelton & Catherine E. Barney, predeceased by his brother Donald C. Pelton, sister Kathleen M. Cohen (Pelton), and married to Lillian B. Jordan of Rensselaer NY for 36 years, she was his rock, always.

A graduate of St. John's Academy of Rensselaer, Norwich University of Vermont, Masters in Education from Cambridge College, and his PhD in Music History from Fellowship Washington State University. He taught as a substitute teacher for the City of Troy, Brunswick, Berlin & BOCES schools. A lifelong learner with a passion for playing many musical instruments, occasionally performing at the Albany Symphony, played for the Yankee Doodle marching band, and a life member of The Clark institute. Arthur served his country honorably in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.

Arthur had fond memories of working Charlie Dake, founder of the Stewart's company, as well as working in Washington DC for Americorp VISTA program providing case management and job-training for disadvantaged adults & families. He believed in everyone, and that they had something to contribute to society. His passion for helping shined when serving as a Site Administrator for Albany's Public Library Volunteer Income Tax Assistant program. Later in life he worked security as a Peace Officer at NYRA in Saratoga.

He leaves behind his beloved family, son Arthur W. Pelton Jr., daughter Sandra J. Pelton, and, grandchildren Kristina Pelton, A. William (Bill) Pelton III and wife Lisa Pelton (Wilkins), Monica Sweeney, Robbie MacCue & six loved great-grandchildren.

Donations in Lieu of flowers to:
Community Hospice: St. Peter's Hospital Foundation, 310 S.Manning Boulevard, Albany,12208
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception: 125 Eagle Street, Albany,12202

Calling hours will be at New Comer Cremations & Funerals, 343 New Karner Rd, Colonie, NY, on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 2:00pm-5:00pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 125 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12202, on Monday, April 23, 2018, at 10:00am. Burial will be held at Saratoga National Cemetery.
In Memoriam Vincent P. Bernotas 4/11/2018  

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Obituary for Vincent P Bernotas
Vincent Bernotas, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, (ret) age 64 of Mt Holly passed away peacefully at home Wednesday April 11th. He was born on December 10th 1953 in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania and lived in Mt Holly for the past 18 years.

A graduate of Ashland state general hospital school of Nursing, Stephens university for undergraduate, and Norwich university for his masters degree. Vincent worked as a certified registered nurse anesthetist in the US Air Force after receiving his commission September 12, 1979 living in Delaware, Michigan, Lakenheath UK, New York, and ultimately New Jersey before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel after 24 years of service in 2003. In his spare time he enjoyed restoring classic cars, fishing, taking day trips, and HAM radio where his call sign was N2WXF.

He is predeceased by his parents Vincent and Theresa Bernotas, and his sister Donna Bernotas.

He leaves behind his wife of 44 years Deborah Bernotas (Olley), three children, Vincent and his wife Kasey of Bordentown, Rachael and her husband Robert Graham of Bordentown, Aaron and his wife Caitlin of Cream Ridge, and his beloved German Shepherd Mieke. He also leaves behind his grandchildren Kiernan, Jessa, Robby, Rowan, and Joseph, as well as several siblings and relatives

In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation to the Capital K9 Association PO Box 8762 Trenton, NJ 08650.

A Celebration of Vincent's life will be held on Thursday April 19 2018 10:00 am at the Bordentown Home for Funerals 40 Crosswicks St. Bordentown NJ 08505. Calling hours will be held that morning from 9:00am until the time of service. Burial will follow at the Brig. Get. William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Wrightstown NJ.

Arrangements are under the direct care and supervision of Robert L. Pecht, Bordentown Home for Funerals 40 Crosswicks St. Bordentown, NJ 08505. Please go to Vincent's Book of memories page at to upload a picture, light a candle, or offer condolences to the family.
In Memoriam John Keith Davy 6/22/2018  
Little Falls - J. Keith Davy, age 87 years old, of 49 Jackson Street, Little Falls, New York passed away peacefully at home on Friday June 22, 2018.

Born August 7, 1930, to Wells Sponable Davy and Ruth Johnson Davy, he married Marion Davis of Dolgeville New York on July 19, 1952.

A graduate of Little Falls High school, and president of the class of 1948, Keith Davy graduated from Norwich University in 1952, served on active duty with the United States Army from 1952-1954, and then graduated with a master's in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University in 1954.

Keith's entire life was spent in public service of one form or another. Living in Maryland from 1956-1991, Keith worked for the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (later Department of Energy). After retiring from the Department of Energy in 1981, he worked for the National Captioning Institute, and then the University of California and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. In 1991, he and Marion returned to Little Falls, where Keith became the Director of the Herkimer County Industrial Development Agency, the Mohawk Valley Economic District, then served as a county legislator from 2004-2008. Keith served in many volunteer positions, including the Little Falls Hospital Board, chairperson of the Little Falls First Presbyterian Church Becker Fund, a board member of the Little Falls Community Outreach, and a member of the Little Falls Historical Society, member of the Little Falls Civic Club.

Keith was known by all his friends for his sharp wit and excellent leadership and management skills. Whenever he joined an organization, he quickly rose to positions of leadership. But everyone that ever sat near him for any event knew he would always have a funny remark to share, usually in a voice low enough to not carry. Keith enjoyed vacations and time spent at the family camp on Pleasant Lake NY. He enjoyed the company of their social group/real estate investment group known as "Green Acres."

He was voracious reader of newspapers, magazines and books, and was always happy and eager to discuss politics, history and the Yankees. He never lost his wit and loved a good joke to the end of his days.

Keith was predeceased by his sister Auline Davy Martin of Little Falls.

Keith is survived by his wife of 67 years, Marion Davis Davy, and the following children, grandchildren, niece and nephew: son, Bryan Keith Davy, grandson Thomas, and grandson Peter Davy and his girlfriend Brittany Flook, all of Middletown, MD; son, Bradley Kenneth Davy and Daughter in law Jennifer Noble Davy, grandson William Davy of Frederick, MD, granddaughters Elaine Davy and fiancé Matthew Fessler of Arnold and Frederick, MD, and Caroline Davy Brunger and husband Robert Brunger of Lusby, MD; daughter, Brenda Davy Minso of Little Falls NY and Grandson Vincent Minso and fiancé Mollie Bowling of Frederick, MD; daughter Brigette Davy Morgan and Son-in-Law Steve Morgan of Frederick, MD; nephew, Stuart Daigneau and his sons Charlie and Christopher of Albuquerque, NM; niece, Suzanne Daigneau Hunt and husband Neil and their Daughter Courtney Hunt of Norfolk, MA.

The family will receive visitors at the First Presbyterian Church, 16 Jackson Street, Little Falls, NY on Friday, July 6, from 2:00-4:00 PM, and from 6:00-8:00 PM. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 7, at 11:00 AM at the Church with Reverend Tamara Razzano, officiating. Keith's ashes will be interred at the Salisbury Rural Cemetery following the memorial service with full military honors accorded.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for memorial donations to the First Presbyterian Church, 16 Jackson St., Little Falls, NY 13365.

Arrangements are under the caring guidance of the Vincent A. Enea Funeral Service, (next to NBT Bank), 527 East Albany St., Herkimer, NY 315-866-1500.

In Memoriam Paul G. Dowen 3/15/2005  
Niantic - Paul Dowen, 77, of Kevin Road, died Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at Mariner Healthcare at Bridebrook, Niantic.
Mr. Dowen served in the U.S. Navy. He graduated from St. John Hopkins University in 1951. He worked as an insurance adjuster for many local insurance companies in the area.
He is survived by three sons, Jeffery Dowen, Brad Dowen and Kendall Dowen; a sister-in-law, Lillian Carr; nieces, Kelly Todd and Penny Haring; special friends, Tim and Roxanne Kormos and family; and many great nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed by his many friends at the Groton Inn & Suites and his beloved Buffy the dog.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, March 18, 2005, at 11 O'clock at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home, 48 Grand Street, Niantic. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Niantic. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 238 W. Towne Street, Norwich, CT 06360-2195.
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Published in The Day on Mar. 17, 2005
In Memoriam Webster Dyer 8/9/2002  
79, of Sun City Center, FL passed away Friday, August 9th at Life Path Hospice House in Freedom Plaza after a long illness. He is survived by his loving wife, Eleanor (Schaller) Dyer of Sun City, his devoted son Michael William and his wife Nancy of Natick, MA, his two grandsons Timothy Curtiss and Brett Alden, also of Natick, his sisters Winifred Barker of Sarasota, FL and Dorothy Jackson of Portland, ME, his nieces Betty Atwater of Sarasota, FL, Judy Fratus of Naples, FL, Linda Barker of Reston, VA and his nephews Bradley Barker of Boise, ID and Robert Loosman of Northport, FL. He was predeceased by his brother Kenneth. He was born May 11, 1923 to Julia (Winslow) and L. Webster Dyer Jr. in Portland, Maine. He spent many years in Cape Elizabeth, ME before moving to Dover, MA, Orchard Park, NY and retired to Waterford in Venice, FL. He has lived in Sun City since 2000. Mr. Dyer graduated from Deering High School in Portland, Maine and Norwich University in Vermont. He was a Lieutenant in the 234th Army Air Force Base Unit and his specialty was as a bombardier. Mr. Dyer spent 35 years working for Sealtest Foods where he was a Regional Sales Manager before moving to G.R. Bennett Food Brokerage in Buffalo, N.Y. as a Senior V.P. and Principal. A Memorial Service will take place at 10:30 Wednesday, August 14th at Freedom Plaza, Sun City Center with the Chaplain Dana Narring officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia Foundation, IWMF Business Office, 2300 Bee Ridge Road, Suite 301, Sarasota, FL 34239-6226.
In Memoriam Edward P. Gallagher 7/6/1998  
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In Memoriam Phyllis S. Harrington 7/30/2017  
NORTH POMFRET -A funeral service will be held on Sunday, August 6 at 2 p.m. at the North Pomfret Congregational Church followed by burial in the Hewittville Cemetery for Phyllis Wilson Harrington who died peacefully on Sunday evening July 30 at her second home in York, Maine surrounded by her family. Visiting hours will be held on Saturday evening August 5th from 6 to 8 pm at the Cabot Funeral Home.
Known to all as Phyllis, Honey, Mom, Nana and having an over abundance of love that she shared with everyone in her path. She set the bar high and encouraged her children to reach for the stars. Mother and teacher of life's rewards and challenges.
She was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, daughter of Ralph and (Bierwith) Wilson with nine brothers and sisters.
She graduated from Mount Saint Joseph Teacher's College with a Bachelor of Science in Education in June of 1971.
Phyllis met her husband, Bob, on March 29, 1969 while at college. Their first date was the Norwich University Junior Ball, after which they fell in love and commenced a journey of happiness and challenges for the course of their time on earth together. They were married in the North Pomfret Congregational Church on June 5, 1971.
After a honeymoon in their second favorite state of Maine, they went together to serve in the Army Corp of Engineers until 1976 when they decided that Pomfret was the place to raise a family. While in the service, they traveled all over the USA and lived in Germany for three years. Todd and Jon were born while they were in the service. Scott and Lindsay were born when they returned and lived in Hewittville. They did a kinship adoption and raised Irene, Stephanie, and Samantha.
Phyllis's pride and joy were her seven children and 12 grandchildren. She encouraged them all to seek their own path. She taught and exposed them to all the skills necessary for a successful life including all sports, religion, and continued education. She made sure that her children; knew how to ski, swim, play high school sports, and ride horses. She taught them strength, compassion, kindness, love and survival.
Phyllis and Bob bought and renovated the North Pomfret Store/Post Office in 1985. Phyllis ran the store from 1985 to 1997 while Bob practiced Engineering in the same building. She was very active in the community. Being a seamstress, she helped make all the costumes for the school plays throughout the years that her seven children attended local schools, and beyond. In the 1970's and 80's Bob and Phyllis were leaders in the Pomfret Cub scouts. Phyllis and Bob were members of the No. Pomfret Fire Department as well as being EMT's on the Fast Squad. Bob Phyllis and family are members of the North Pomfret Congregational Church. Phyllis enjoyed serving on the Pomfret Zoning Board of Adjustments.
Phyllis is survived by her husband; seven children; and 12 grandchildren; three sisters; one brother; and many nieces and nephews. Her spirit lives on in all those she loved and touched.
Memorial donations can be made to Norris Cotton Cancer Center, One Medical Drive, Lebanon, NH
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. An online guest book can be found at

This obituary will also appear in the August 3, 2017 edition of the Vermont Standard.

In Memoriam Margaret S. Moon 4/17/2018  
BERLIN - Margaret "Peggy" Spaulding Moon, 81, of East Road in Berlin, died unexpectedly on April 17, 2018, at her home.
She was born in Montpelier, Vermont, on Nov. 26, 1936, the daughter of Lewis and Harriet (Reed) Spaulding. She attended Montpelier Public Schools and graduated in 1954. She then attended Vermont College, graduating in 1956.
On March 18, 1972, she married David Moon. Mr. Moon predeceased her on March 15, 2017.
Peggy worked most of her career as an administrative assistant for the Vermont Department of Transportation, beginning in the 1960s and retiring in 1998. She was very proud of being part of the team that built the interstate highway system in Vermont.
Peggy was an active member of her community. She held memberships in many organizations, including the Business and Professional Women's Association, the St. Andrews Society, where she served as secretary for many years, and the First Congregational Church of Berlin, Vermont. She and her family enjoyed many winters staying at their second home on Big Pine Key, Florida.
She loved skiing in the winter and swimming in the summer. She enjoyed jazz and dancing. She was very proud to be a Scot, and attended many Scottish events in the course of her lifetime. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who will be sorely missed.
Survivors include her son, Erik, and his partner, Emily Nelson, and their children, Simon and Adrianna Moon, of Montpelier; her brothers, John Spaulding, of New Mexico, Lewis Spaulding, of Washington state, and Dick and Norman Spaulding, both of Arizona.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on May 15 at the First Congregational Church in Berlin with a committal in the Berlin Corners Cemetery following.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Congregational Church, 1808 Scott Hill Road, Berlin, VT 05602.
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In Memoriam Susan P. Prueher 5/12/2018  
Susan "Susi" Jane (Pringle) Prueher, 69, of Moodus, CT passed away peacefully May 12, 2018 after a brief and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer at Middlesex Hospital surrounded by her family. Born June 26, 1948 in Pittsfield, MA she is the daughter of late Albert W. and Mildred R. Pringle. After graduating from Longmeadow High School in 1966, she followed her passion for art graduating from Vermont College. She then pursued a career in banking for over 30 years and recently retired from Liberty Bank on January 31, 2018. Susi will be most remembered for her beautiful, contagious smile, her genuine, friendly personality, her silly sense of humor, always putting others needs in front of her own, and her unconditional love for her family and friends. She was her happiest when spending quality time with her kids, grandkids, and her pets. Sue was honest and hardworking and most enjoyed working around her house, laying by the pool, and going to the beach. She was extremely creative and had a passion for reading, drawing, and painting. She was very giving and enjoyed volunteering with many organizations to help those in need. To Susi, close friends were her family in which she loved to go out to eat, shop, and travel with. Anyone could tell you, Sue is a strong, independent woman who loved life and approached everyday with a positive attitude and made no room for negativity. A quote in her own words "Creativity and love are expressions from the soul...sensitivity to these is understanding life". Sue is survived by her two children Christopher Prueher and wife Tracy of Somers, CT; Michelle (Prueher) Pingree and husband Michael of Colchester, CT; three brothers Jac R. Pringle of Uncasville, CT; Jon M. Pringle and wife Susan of Essex, VT; Albert "Woody" Pringle Jr. of NH; four grandchildren Alex Geas of Springfield, MA; Taylor Geas of San Diego, CA; Maddox Pingree and Mason Pingree of Colchester, CT, along with extended family and friends. At Susan's request, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, please donate in Susan's memory to Middlesex Hospital Attn:Hospice/Palliative care, 28 Crescent St., Middletown, CT 06457
Published in The Hartford Courant on May 15, 2018
In Memoriam Faith J. Simpson 3/25/2018  
Faith Anne (Jose) Simpson
1928 - 2018
Faith Anne (Jose) Simpson died peacefully at SMHC in Biddeford, on March 25, 2018, at the age of 89.
Ms. Simpson was born on Oct. 6, 1928, in Waterville, to Roland and Leah Jose.
She graduated from Waterville High School, attended Vermont College, and then went on to attend the School of Radiology at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.
She married Walter Simpson, her high school sweetheart, on Oct. 3, 1948. The Simpson's lived in Winslow, where Walter worked as a dairy farmer on Walter F. Simpson and Sons Farm.
The farm originated in 1893, and had been passed down to different generations. Faith helped on the farm and raised her three children. In the late 1960s, she was a substitute teacher in the Winslow school district, until starting her own nursery school - called Country Day Nursery School - in the early 1970s. She taught at the nursery school for 12 years.
Faith loved to entertain and host gatherings. When she wasn't working on the farm, she was in the kitchen cooking wonderful meals. She loved having guests over for dinner parties and barbecues, or just getting together. She also enjoyed knitting, sewing, beach outings, gardening, antiquing, and most of all, spending time with her family.
She was an active and dedicated member of the Second Baptist Church in Waterville for many years, and loved serving the Lord. She was a kind, generous, thoughtful, witty individual, who loved her family and the Lord. She often volunteered at Thayer Hospital making dolls and hats for babies.
Ms. Simpson is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Richard Greene, of Shapleigh; her daughter, Deborah Bowden, of Claremore, Okla.; her son and daughter-in-law, David and Susan Simpson, of Kennebunk; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Walter; her brothers, Russell and Richard Jose; and her long-time companion, Alex Turbyne.
A celebration of life ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m., May 19, 2018, at the Pine Grove Cemetery, in Waterville.
Pastor Steve Rogers will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Faith's life.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to:
The Maine Children's Home
For Little Wanderers.
In Memoriam John J. Tomko 5/1/2018  
John J. Tomko, Jr., 86, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on May 1st from complications of Parkinson's disease. John and his wife, Philomena (Phyllis), were residents of the Homestead Community in Lancaster.

He was born in Derby, CT, and attended Norwich University in Vermont. He spent most of his life in Connecticut and Massachusetts, working in retail before relocating to Lancaster to work for Watt and Shand and The Bon Ton.

He and Phyllis were married for 64 years and had two children, John, Los Angeles, CA, and Carole, Seattle, WA.

He was a sports enthusiast and enjoyed watching the Red Sox and Patriots as well as the Seattle Seahawks.

He is survived by his wife, son John, daughter Carole, grandchildren, Nicholas and Grace Recka, daughter-in-law Amanda Nelligan, son-in-law Rex Recka, sisters, Louise Nowotny and Karen McGovern, and nieces, nephews and extended family in Shelton, CT.

Memorial services will be held privately in Connecticut at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Homestead Village Endowment Fund, Homestead Village, 1800 Village Circle, Lancaster, PA 17603. (717) 273-6283
In Memoriam Franklin S. Deboer 9/5/2003  
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In Memoriam Richard A. Dolan 9/13/1995  
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In Memoriam Alan L. Mastromatteo 11/12/2013  
Alan Mastromatteo, 67, of Williamsburg, passed away on November 12, 2013.
He loved golfing, going to the opera, and traveling.
Alan is survived by his wife of 30 years, Faye Mastromatteo; children, Lori Ross (Don), Lynn Houle (Rich) and Jeffrey Krueger (Heidi Havens); grandchildren, Justin Cady, Danielle Houle, and Jennifer Houle; mother, Juanita Bateman; brother, Danny Mastromatteo (Patrice) and extended family.
A service will be held on Saturday, November 16, 3PM, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23188. Online condolences may be offered at <>
Published in Virginia Gazette from Nov. 13 to Dec. 12, 2013
In Memoriam Stewart Moir 6/13/2017  
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