Cabinet Obituaries

Mary A. Mackintosh

Mary A. Mackintosh passed away May 31, 2017, after a brief hospitalization in Novi, Michigan. Mary had been living in Brighton, Michigan, near family since 2015 but was a long time resident of Lyndeboro, NH. Mary was born October 16, 1928 in Watertown, MA to Alfred M. O’Donnell and Annie ...

Jane E. (Liberty) Mason

Jane E. Mason, 78, a longtime resident of Milford and Mont Vernon NH, passed on July 24, 2017 surrounded by her loved ones at Gulfside Hospice Center at Heather Hill in Newport Richey, FL after battling illness for the past few years. She was born in Nashua, NH on April 28, 1939, daughter of ...

Marion M. Sortevik

AMHERST, NH – Marion M. Sortevik, 88, died on August 30, 2017 at Bedford Hills Healthcare Center, Bedford, NH. She was born in Boston on August 12, 1929 to Edward and Catherine (McCartin) McPhail. She was a graduate of Girls Latin School in 1947 and was class president. Prior to moving to ...

Arvid R. B. Wilson

[as Arvid would fondly reminisce “First day of fishing season”]MONT VERNON, NH – Arvid R. B. Wilson, 86, passed away August 10, 2017 after a brief illness. He was born August 24, 1930 in Melrose, MA, the youngest of eight children to Bertul Wilson and Anna B. Krauklis. The Wilson family ...

Robert K. Grassett

AMHERST, NH – Robert K. Grassett, 73, lifelong resident of Amherst, NH died peacefully at home on August 3, 2017. He was born in Nashua, NH on May 13, 1944, a son of Kenneth W. and Madelene B. (Roby) Grassett. Bob graduated from Milford High School, Class of 1962. He had been employed in the ...

Joanne M. Pelletier

Joanne M. Pelletier, 72, of Rochester, NH, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the Riverside Rest Home in Dover, NH surrounded by her loved ones. Joanne was born on November 22, 1944, in Wilton, NH, the daughter of Henry and Jenny (Raymond) Whitney. Joanne worked in many ...

Desmond Thomas Coffee

Des, left for heaven surrounded by his family at home Wednesday July 19, 2017. Des was a man who loved and served God. His family was so important to him and he delighted in being with them all. He was born in Visalia, California to Earl J. and Genevieve Coffee. His California legacy stretched ...

Emmaline Ellis Brown

Emmaline Ellis Brown passed away at her country home in Lyndeborough, New Hampshire on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017. Born on April 10th, 1931 in Wrentham, MA to Henry Ellis Weber and Mary Louise Wing, she attended the Mary Burnham School for Girls and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New ...

Robert D. Philbrick Sr.

MILFORD –  Robert D. Philbrick Sr., a retired defense industry public affairs specialist who was prominent in community and political affairs, died on July 16, 2017 at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Jaffrey. He was 88. Bob was a Korean War veteran, former New Hampshire ...

Verne A. ‘Mooch’ Starkweather

Verne A. “Mooch” Starkweather, 65, died on June 21, 2017 at his home following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born on February 7, 1952 in Wilton, NH, the son of Marlene Leith. He attended school and graduated high school in Wilton, NH. In 1968, Verne joined the US Army and proudly ...

Jean N. Smith

Jean N. Smith, 92, longtime resident of Milford, NH, died on June 21, 2017 in Chester, NH. She was born in Portsmouth, NH on March 4, 1925, a daughter of Wendell and Delia J. (Stuart) Collins. She had made her home in Milford, NH for many years and had also lived in Auburndale, FL for several ...

John J. Russell

John J. Russell, 90, resident of Milford, NH, died on June 20, 2017 at his home. He was born in Norfolk, VA on December 18, 1926, a son of John J. and Florence M. (Giles) Russell. He attended a one room school house by horse and buggy on the Mohawk Trail in Charlemont, MA, earned his ...

Pauline (Charest) Wenzel

Pauline (Charest) Wenzel, 84, of Amherst, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Born in Manchester, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Genevieve (St. Denis) Charest. Raised and educated in Manchester, Pauline married the love of her life, the late Herbert Wenzel, in 1954 and ...

Nancy Joan Hicks

Nancy Joan Hicks, 82, a longtime resident of Milford, passed away peacefully, on June 20, 2017, surrounded by her loving family, at Concord Hospice House.  She was born in Lynn, MA on May 12, 1935, daughter of the late Henry Heath and Virginia McDonough. She married her beloved husband Alvan ...

Valerie Emma McLeod

Valerie E. McLeod, 82, of Milford, NH, passed away Monday, June 19th, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Medford, MA on April 4th, 1935, the daughter of Waldemar J. and Emma Linnea Swendsen. Valerie grew up in Medford and worked at the State Street Bank and Trust ...

Archie D. Carpentiere Jr., 86, longtime resident of Milford, NH died on June 21, 2017 at Southern NH Medical Center, Nashua, NH. He was born on August 30, 1930, a son of Archie D. Carpentiere Sr. and Mary S. (Paro) Carpentiere. Raised and educated in Milford, Archie was Class President and ...

Frederick M. Riccio

Frederick M. Riccio of Chester, formerly of Amherst, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 21, at Elliot Hospital. He was 82. Fred was born April 16, 1935, in Staten Island, NY. He lived a short time in Newark, NJ before moving to Belleville, NJ where he attended Belleville public schools ...

Janice Rafter Adams

Janice Rafter Adams, 80, a longtime resident of Milford, NH died peacefully on September 29, 1916 in Chaska Minnesota. She was born in Milford on October 6, 1935, a daughter to Thomas F. and Olive (Blood) Rafter. Family members include her son and daughter in law David Adams and Amy ...

Nancy L. Fraser

Nancy L. Fraser, 67, lifelong resident of Milford, died of heart complications on June 11, 2017 at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA. She was born in Nashua, NH on May 29, 1950, a daughter of Daniel J. and Annie (Bray) Fraser. She was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of ...

Myrton G. Coy Jr.

Myrton G. Coy, Jr., 69, resident of Milford, NH died on June 11, 2017 at his home. He was born in Arlington, MA on April 12, 1948, a son of Myrton G. Coy, Sr. and Bernice P. Coy. Myrton was raised and educated in Arlington, MA and graduated from Arlington High School. He made his home in ...