Cabinet Obituaries

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 ...

Edward D. Varney

Edward D. Varney, 83 Of Mont Vernon, NH and formerly of Wilton, NH died peacefully at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH surrounded by his loving family on June 8, 2017. He was born in Pittsburg, NH on November 7, 1933 to the late Arthur L. Varney and Frieda (Bacon) Brown. He attended Pittsburg ...

William R. Falgares

William “Bill” R. Falgares, 74, a longtime resident of Amherst, NH passed away on June 6, 2017, at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH from heart complications. He was born in East Orange, NJ on Aug. 14, 1942, the only son of the late William and Shirley (Steeber) Falgares. Bill ...

Norman L. Racicot

Norman L. Racicot, 84, resident of Milford, NH died on June 12, 2017 at his home. He was born in East Berkshire, VT on March 26, 1933, a son of Azarie and Emelda (Patenaude) Racicot and had made his home in Milford for the past 58 years. Mr. Racicot had been employed as a custodian for Hendrix ...

James Roccio

ROCCIO, JAMES 74, of Milford New Hampshire, formerly of Cranston, passed away on Saturday June 10, 2017 at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, MA. He was the husband of Marie B. (Zawistowski) Roccio and father of the late James J. Roccio. Born in Providence, he was the son of the ...

Eddie J. Lamminen Jr.

Eddie J. Lamminen, Jr., 76, resident of The Villages, FL, died on May 27, 2017 at Lane Purcell Hospice, Sumterville, FL. He was born in Wilton, NH on February 18, 1941, a son of Eddie J. Lamminen, Sr. and Evelyn (Morley) Lamminen. He was raised and educated in Wilton and was so proud to have ...

Lucille J. Johnson

Lucille J. Johnson, 86, of Milford died on Thursday June 1st, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Boston, MA on June 23, 1930 to the late Allen J. and Fredericka (Clifton) Hardwick. She was raised in Roxbury, MA and was a graduate of Roxbury Memorial High School ...

Kevin J. Quinn

Kevin J. Quinn, 84, longtime resident of Milford, NH, died on June 4, 2017 at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, NH. He was born in Lowell, MA on April 12, 1933, the only child of Michael F. and Teresa (Slattery) Quinn. He was raised and educated in Lowell, MA and made his home in Milford ...