HB Obituaries

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Kerr Mithoefer

Margaret “Peggy” Kerr Mithoefer, 70, of Delray Beach, Florida, died peacefully February 18, 2014, surrounded by her family. Peggy was born October 25, 1943, in Camden, South Carolina, the daughter of Dion Kerr and Margaret Wing Kerr. She grew up in Camden, South Carolina, ...

Vincent Eric Magnano ‘Vinny’

Vincent Eric Magnano “Vinny,” 19, of Hollis, NH, passed away accidentally on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Incline Village, Nevada. Beloved son, brother, grandson and friend, Vincent graduated from Hollis Brookline High School in 2013 and was attending Sierra Nevada College ...

Sonja (Davidson) Wilson

Sonja (Davidson) Wilson, 75, a resident of Hudson, NH for 63 years, died at home Feb. 1st, in the company of her loving family, after a long and courageous battle with Ovarian cancer. Sonja was born in Nashua, NH on October 11, 1938 to the late Lawrence and Ellen (Cromwell) Davidson. She ...

Charles A. Hines

Mr. Charles A. Hines, age 51, of Fernandina Beach, FL, formerly of Hollis, New Hampshire, passed away on Thursday afternoon, January 9, 2014, in Fernandina Beach, FL. Born in Banning, CA, Charlie and his family eventually settled in Bradford, VT, where Mr. Hines attended Oxbow High School and ...

John G. Povey

BOMOSEEN, Vt. – John G. Povey 23, died unexpectedly at his residence Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. He was born June 17, 1990, in Nashua, NH, the son of Gregory Povey and Martha Crozier-Povey. He was a graduate of Fair Haven Union High School Class of 2008. John owned and operated Povey ...

John G. Povey

BOMOSEEN, Vt. – John G. Povey 23, died unexpectedly at his residence Monday, December 9, 2013. He was born June 17, 1990 in Nashua, NH, the son of Gregory Povey and Martha Crozier-Povey. He was a graduate of Fair Haven Union High School Class of 2008. John owned and operated Povey ...

Nancy J. (Therrien) (Kempton) Griffin

Nancy J. Griffin, 75, of Melbourne, Fl., passed away after a brief illness on Nov. 25, 2013, at the Williams Child Hospice House. Born Aug. 12, 1938, in Nashua, she was the daughter of the late George and Frances (Askham) Therrien. Nancy grew up in Hollis, NH, and graduated from Hollis High ...

CarolAnn Williams Silva

The Family of Steve A. Silva is sad to report the death of CarolAnn Williams Silva, who passed away peacefully on the morning of December 8, 2013, in Merrimack, New Hampshire, after a long battle with cancer, at the age of 62 years. As a resident of Hollis, New Hampshire, CarolAnn was ...

Wilma Margaret Sherman (Lyman)

LOS ANGELES – Wilma Margaret Sherman (Lyman), 77, formerly of Montague, MA, Hollis, NH, and Goleta, CA, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, following a period of declining health. She is fondly remembered by family, friends and former students from all over the globe. A California native, ...

Elizabeth C. Austin

BROOKLINE – Elizabeth C. Austin, 96, lifelong resident of Brookline, died on August 17, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Brookline on October 21, 1916, a daughter of Alton and Elizabeth C. (Whitcomb) Jensen. Mrs. Austin was a homemaker who raised and ...

Kendall Charles Van Schoick

Brookline – Brookline - Kendall Charles Van Schoick passed away suddenly on Friday, August 16, 2013. He was born in Nashua, NH on July 19, 1993, son of Lindsay Van Schoick and Helen (Manoso) Carpio. He graduated from Hollis Brookline High School in 2011 and was studying High ...

Francis J. Dougherty Sr.

Dougherty, Sr. Francis J. “Gramps” 83 of Hernando, Fl. Passed away July 24, 2013 while under the care of Hospice of Citrus Co. and his loving Family. A native of Mahanoy Plane, Pa., he came to the area in 1999 from Brookline, N.H. after he retired from the Paper Mill ...

Douglas Leigh Russell

BROOKLINE – Douglas Leigh Russell, a World War II veteran of the Normandy landing, died on Dec. 20, 2012, quietly surrounded by his family. He was born in Ashland, NH, in 1923 and grew up in Somerville and Arlington, MA. He graduated from Arlington High School and enrolled in ...

Dawn Bigelow Formica

Dawn Bigelow Formica died on June 2, 2013 at Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH. Mrs. Formica was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1944. After graduating from Memorial High School in Connecticut, she attended Chamberlain School of Retailing, Boston, MA, Rivier College, Nashua, NH where ...

Truman Hicks Brackett, Jr.

Truman H. Brackett Jr., 79, passed away May 24 after a brief illness. Born in Boston, MA in 1933, he was educated at the Rivers School, at Dartmouth College (1955), and at the University of Pennsylvania. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954-1957. Truman spent an extended tenure as art history ...

Howard Francis Parkhurst

Howard Francis Parkhurst, age 94, died quietly with family the evening of Nov. 22, 2012 at his residence in Cumberland Furnace, TN. He was a native of Hollis and Amherst, NH. He was self employed most of his life as a selective forester for the area and town of Hollis, and many years as a ...

Sandra L. Fessenden

DURHAM, NC – Sandra L. “Sandy” Fessenden, 71, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2013 at Duke University Hospital, following a short illness. A longtime resident of Brookline, NH, Sandy was born in Fitchburg, MA on March 21, 1942, the eldest daughter of the late ...

Gerald Kenneth Shaw

Gerald Kenneth Shaw, 68, of Hollis, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, March 13, 2013. He was born in Lowell, MA, son of the late Josiah and Agnes (Wilson) Shaw. Jerry was raised in Lowell, MA, and graduated from Lowell High School in 1962. Jerry was a certified Master Auto Technician. ...

Steve Allen

Steve Allen, 54, of Merrimack passed away at his home on Saturday, January 12, 2013 after a long illness. He was born on October 4, 1958 in Lowell, MA, son of Blanche (Roy) Smith and the late Leo Allen. Steve grew up in Hollis, NH and attended Hollis area schools. Steve was a hard working ...

Pearl Liopas Giles

Pearl Liopas Giles, 85, of Hollis, NH passed away Friday, January 4, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua, NH. She was born in Nashua on April 24, 1927, a daughter of the late Dimitrious and Anastasia (Dramitinou) Liopas. She attended Nashua elementary school as well as Nashua Business College ...