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• Daphne Laurel Kinney-Landis of Guilford received an M.A. in community development and planning last month from Clark University in Worcester, Mass.
• The following students received academic honors for the spring 2021 semester at Community College of Vermont.
Named to the President’s List, which recognizes full-time students with a 4.0 grade point average, were Amanda Conley, Rena Dimes, Finnlay Fisher, and Paige Mellish of Brattleboro; Morgan Stevens of Grafton; Evan Bernard of Townshend; Alexander Kemp of Vernon; Hannah Hoffman of West Dover; and Izaak Park of Wilmington.
Named to the Dean’s List, which recognizes full-time students with a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.99, were Lucile Congleton, Charles Galanes, Lydia Hazzard Leal, and Ellery Witman of Brattleboro; Hannah Geno and Cecil McLaury of Guilford; Lauren Shott of Stratton; Megan Carroll of Wardsboro; Zachary Condon of Whitingham; and Tristen Dionne of Wilmington.
Named to the Student Honors List, which recognizes part-time students with a 4.0 grade point average, were Dakoda Carter and Lyn Davidson of Bellows Falls; Brooke Andrews, Sandy Boyd, Nicholas Butler, Christina Howe, Saren Lay, Winter Matweecha, Art Miess, Glorielys Negron, Rachel Paligo, Jenna Rae, Katherine Ray, Jason Shatney, Rebecca Tatkovsky, and Alejandro Toledo Cornman of Brattleboro; Brooke Chaney, Mark Geno, Jessica Hanson, and Margaret Lonardo of Guilford; Claire Boyd of Jacksonville; Christopher Clarke of Putney; Haley Brown of South Newfane; Hannah Gantt of Vernon; and Emma Sprenger of Wilmington.
• Elkanah Linder of Townshend was named to the spring 2021 Dean’s List at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
• Luke Dalton Williams of Guilford was named to the Dean’s List at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston for the spring 2021 semester.
• Samuel Kendrick of Saxtons River was named to the Kalamazoo (Mich.) College spring 2021 Dean’s List.
• Aaron Boles of Wilmington, a member of the Class of 2022, was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester at Emerson College in Boston.
• Charlotte May Call, 89, formerly of Brattleboro. Died July 6, 2021 at Applewood Healthcare Center in Winchester, N.H., following a short period of declining health. Charlotte was born in Brattleboro on May 30, 1932, the daughter of Guy and Evelyn (Winchester) Whipple. She attended Guilford public schools and graduated from Brattleboro High School, Class of 1950. She had been employed as a data entry clerk at the Holstein-Friesian Association for several years and previously worked as a sales associate at the former Grossman’s Building Supplies in Brattleboro. Steadfast in her walk of faith, Charlotte was a longtime member of the Green Mountain Chapel of the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church on Western Avenue. She enjoyed all her activities with Green Mountain Chapel, was an avid reader and, most of all, loved spending time with her family. In 1951, she married William R. Call, who predeceased her in 1993. Survivors include a daughter, Laura Call and her husband, Bill, of Keene, N.H.; a son, Gregory Call and his wife, Janet, of Burgettstown, Pa.; a brother, Edgar Whipple and his wife Sharon; sister-in-law, Dorothy (Dee) Hall and her husband, Ron; sister-in-law Franny Whipple; two grandsons, David and Jon; a granddaughter, Joy Young of Brattleboro; two step-granddaughters, Sandi Shafer and Robyn Shafer; two great-granddaughters and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a daughter, Sharon L. Young, and her brother, Charles Whipple. Memorial information: In keeping with her final wishes, there are no formal services scheduled. She will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband in Christ Church Cemetery in Guilford. Donations to Green Mountain Chapel, 480 Western Ave., Brattleboro, VT 05301. To share a memory or send condolences to the family, visit www.atamaniuk.com.
• Mary E. (King) Deacons, 82, of Westminster West. Died June 25, 2021 at Vernon Green Nursing Home. She was born July 5, 1938, in Lunenburg, Vt., to Alphonso and Agnes Tracy. She was raised by John and Viola Pierce. She graduated from the Springfield (Vt.) High School and spent her life as a homemaker raising her family. Mary was a member of the Westminster West Maple Grove Grange, the Ladies Aid Society, and the Westminster West Congregational Church choir. She also served as a local Cub Scout leader. Mary was widowed by her first husband, Theodore R. King Sr., and her second husband, Eugene Deacons. She is survived by her sons Theodore King Jr., Daniel J. King Sr. and his wife, Denise, Joseph A. King Sr. and his wife, Jamielee, and Terry Lee King and his partner, James Colaceci. She is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Memorial information: A graveside funeral service was held July 10 at Westminster West Cemetery.
• C. Kenneth Dean, 66, of Montpelier. Died July 1, 2021 at Central Vermont Medical Center with those who loved him by his side. Ken died after losing his recent struggle with severe depression. He had battled cancer and Lyme disease. He had just gotten his second Moderna vaccine the day before he died. He was born in St. Albans, on July 4, 1954, the son of Jean (Lafayette) and C. Kenneth “Sonny” Dean of Swanton. He was the youngest of three children, including his brother Scott, also known as David, and his sister Debra. Ken was a firecracker from the get-go, and shared his birth date with his father, as well as Vermont-born president Calvin Coolidge, whose names he shared. Ken attended elementary schools in Swanton and Rouses Point, N.Y., and the family later moved to his mother’s hometown of Waterbury, where Ken attended Harwood Union High School. There, he learned to ski and excel in student politics, becoming student council president. His nascent political activities began when he was elected the youngest delegate ever in the history of national presidential politics. In 1972, he was elected a delegate for George McGovern. That earned him a profile in The New York Times at age 17. He turned 18 just in time for the Miami Beach convention. That was the beginning of a life interwoven with elective politics and the monastic/spiritual life, examining Catholic and Buddhist traditions. He studied in England and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont in 1983 in comparative religion, and taught Gandhian non-violence to members of The Clamshell Alliance. He found great peace skiing on Vermont’s mountains. His political work was as an activist and organizer: he was the Vermont presidential campaign manager for Colorado Sen. Gary Hart in 1984 (Hart’s biggest win percentage-wise) and again in 1988, and for California Gov. Jerry Brown, in 1980 and 1992. He managed both of Brown’s Vermont and Maine campaigns, which were two of Brown’s six primary wins in 1992. The organizations he put together, with people who became his lifelong friends, defeated the better-funded establishment candidates. He stayed in touch with Hart and Brown until his death. He was a Vermont delegate to eight national Democratic conventions, most recently in 2016. He was interviewed by noted political author Matt Bai, whose recent book All the Truth Is Out is about the Hart campaigns. After the campaigns, he moved to the San Francisco area to live with his brother and his family, and worked for the Diocese of San Francisco, helping gang kids. He took them camping to Big Sur, Calif. which started his life with the New Camoldoli Hermitage monastery, where he was in a special residency. At the invitation of a close friend of the Dalai Lama, he left the monastery in 2000 and worked for the Dalai Lama in Belfast, Northern Ireland, personally organizing the Dalai Lama’s landmark meeting with Gerry Adams of the IRA, which helped contribute to the Northern Ireland Peace Accords. He met with victims’ families, neighborhood groups, officials and political leaders. He worked for several years with state Sen. William Doyle with his political classes at Johnson State College (now Northern Vermont University). He worked for the late Richard Hathaway, a history professor at Union Institute/Vermont College, who was a mentor to him. He was always seeking a better and peaceful way, and lived a life of spiritual examination and meditation. He could be obstinate and contentious when he believed in something. He had the biggest heart, and would always give a dollar (or more if he had it) to people on the street. He helped former classmates when they struggled with homelessness. He loved giving things away, and he loved finding things for free. His adult life was split between California and Vermont, most recently living in Montpelier taking care of his beloved mother, who died last August at age 90, after eight years of Ken’s constant care. He was determined to honor her wishes to not go into a nursing home. His father had died when Ken was 11, an event from which he never really recovered. For the past 17 years, he was the devoted partner of Susan Smallheer of Rockingham, and he embraced life on her sheep farm, taking delight in the spring’s lambs every year, with Ken juggling bottles, feeding the hungry triplets. They had met as reporter and volunteer at a Howard Dean presidential debate at Dartmouth College in January 2004 and, shortly afterward, they were inseparable. In addition to Susan, he is survived by his sister Debra Thereault (Roland) of Mexico, and their three sons, Galen, Benjamin, and Jonathan Thereault, of Vermont and California; his sister-in-law Susan Hunt (Craig) of Townshend, and his nephews Christopher Dean and Gabriel Dean, both of California, as well as his stepsister, Anna (Bill) Crowther of Barre Town, stepbrother Douglas (Vicki) Jasman of Montpelier, and their families; his special godson, Sam Somers of North Carolina; his uncles, Roland (Irene) Lafayette of Waterbury, Nick Doiron of Sacramento, Calif., and Bob (Margie) Dean of West Swanton, many Lafayette and Dean cousins in Vermont and beyond, his brothers in spirit from New Camoldoli, as well as his two beloved border collies, Juno and Hera. All meant the world to him. He was predeceased by his mother; his father, who died in 1966; his brother Scott; his dear uncle, John Lafayette, who died in 1966 while serving in Vietnam; and two aunts, Joyce (Lafayette) Doiron and Janet (Dean) Devanna. He had a flock of wonderful neighbors and friends, whom he loved deeply and debated with frequently. Memorial information: A funeral Mass will be held at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Montpelier on Saturday, July 17, at 11:30 a.m., led by his dear friend, Deacon Regis Cummings. A celebration of Ken’s life is being planned by his friends for later this year in the Montpelier area, with a lasting memorial also being planned in his honor. Light a sparkler this summer in his memory, and say a prayer for peace.
• Charles M. Gates, 91, of Grafton. Died peacefully in his sleep at his home, surrounded by his family, on June 24, 2021. He was born Jan. 20, 1930, in Hanover, N.H., the son of Stanley Theodore and Ada (Maynard) Gates. He attended schools in White River Junction and Claremont, N.H. He served his country for four years in the Army. Following military service, he worked for Jones & Lamson Machine Tool Company in Springfield, Vt., for nearly 40 years. He was previously a member of American Legion Post 67 in Chester. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, driving, shuffle boarding and spending many winters in Bradenton, Fla. In 1957, he married Margaret Lake ,who predeceased him in 2013. He was also predeceased by his son, David. He is survived by his son, Chris and his daughter, Lisa; one sister, Beverly Gibson; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his brothers, Arthur and Richard, and his sister, Shirley. Memorial information: Services will be held at Houghtonville Cemetery on Saturday, Aug. 14, at 10:30 a.m.
• Ray William Holland, 76, of Dover. Died peacefully at his home on Holland Road on June 30, 2021. Ray was born May 6, 1945 in Brattleboro, the son of William A. Holland and Dorothy Cross Holland. He was educated at Dover School and graduated from Brattleboro Union High School in 1964. He was a lifelong resident of Holland Road. He married the love of his life, Linda Mundell in 1968. They recently celebrated 53 years of marriage. In his younger years, Ray was employed at American Optical in Brattleboro. He worked for Richard Holland with the Dover road crew; Ralph Ruprecht and R.L. Ruprecht Associates; Bob Grinold at the White House of Wilmington; and Haystack Mountain. In his later years, he worked at Mount Snow in the maintenance department and, later, at the Grand Summit Hotel. Ray was a member of the East Dover Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the North Atlantic Buckskin Horse Association and the American Quarter Horse Association. Ray had a lifelong love of animals, farming, and working on the family farm. He loved spending time with family working in the horse barn and the hay fields. He especially loved driving his Ford tractor while towing the hay baler. Ray loved to go camping, boating, fishing, and vacationing in Maine. For many summers, Ray and Linda camped seasonally at Kenolie Village Campground in Newfane. While there, he often won at Bingo and enjoyed casino night fundraisers for Make-A-Wish, especially after his wife taught him how to win at “21.” He was a big NASCAR fan and liked Joey Logano and most other drivers, but not Kyle Busch. Ray was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Heidi Leigh, in 1969; his father in 1980; his mother in 2001; brother-in-law Phil Bartlett in 2019; and brother-in-law Jim Raymo in January. He is survived by his wife Linda; daughter Kelly and son-in-law Tracy Fowler; son Rodney Holland and daughter-in-law Carole; grandchildren Sera Holland and Evan Haggerty; sister Mary Lou Raymo; sister-in-law Sandy Bartlett; and many nieces, nephews, family, friends, and neighbors. Memorial information: There will be a celebration of life on Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Dover Town Hall between 1 and 4 p.m. Gifts in Ray’s memory should be sent to the East Dover Volunteer Fire Department, 22 Dover Hill Rd., East Dover, VT 05341.
• Jack Theodore Lindgren, 78, of Jupiter, Fla. Died peacefully on June 17, 2021 after a battle with cancer. Jack, the oldest of seven children, was born on March 16, 1943 in Springfield, Vt., to Ted and Florence (Morrison) Lindgren. He worked on the family dairy farm while playing football and running track at Springfield High School before graduating in 1961. Jack went on to play football at Grove City College and earned a bachelor’s degree. Following college, Jack worked as a programmer for Sylvania Electric before joining the Army. He graduated from Officer Candidate School in 1968, completed Jumpmaster School at Fort Bragg, N.C., and Pathfinder School at Fort Benning, Ga. Jack served in Vietnam with the 1st Infantry Division earning a Silver Star and four Bronze Stars. After returning from Vietnam, Jack accepted a position with Procter & Gamble which led to a distinguished career in the consumer goods industry. He later held executive level positions with the Clorox Company, Pepsi, Edy’s Ice Cream, and Bunge. Jack primarily raised his family in Cincinnati after moving there in 1981 as the regional manager for Pepsi. Jack eventually retired to Florida, but his passion for family led to frequent return trips to Cincinnati to visit his children and grandchildren. He especially enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s events and watching them compete in soccer, baseball and golf. He was also a member of American Legion Post 271 and the Loyal Order of Moose. Jack is survived by his children Gary Lindgren (Susan) and Todd Lindgren (Shannon); grandchildren Jack Lindgren, Courtney Lindgren, Tyler Lindgren, Trevor Lindgren, and Grace Lindgren; his mother Florence Lindgren, brothers Lance Lindgren, Jeff Lindgren, and Ted Lindgren; sisters Linda Fletcher, Karin Greenawalt and Jennifer Anderson; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Theodore Lindgren. Memorial information: A memorial service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church in Springfield on Wednesday, July 21, at 11 a.m., followed immediately by a reception at the Nolin Murray Center. Burial services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Springfeield High School Alumni Association, Jack Lindgren Memorial Scholarship, 13 Fairground Rd., Springfield, VT 05156.
• Timothy Earl “Tim” Mackin, 64, of Worcester, Mass., formerly of Brattleboro and Erving, Mass. Died July 3, 2021 at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, following a five-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Tim was born in Brattleboro on Dec. 12, 1956, the son of James W. and Beverly J. (Hitchcock) Mackin. He was raised and educated in Brattleboro, graduating from Brattleboro Union High School, Class of 1974. He went on to proudly serve his country in the Navy, and was honorably discharged from active service in 1980. Tim worked as a licensed electrician employed by the Entergy Corporation, working at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Facility in Vernon, which he retired from following more than 30 years of service. Tim enjoyed music and playing the guitar, billiards, woodworking, and puttering around his home. He also was active in Tae Kwon Do for several years. Most of all, Tim enjoyed quality time spent with his family and his beloved pet dogs. He was first married to Noreen Mockler and, later, married Wendi Boudreau, who predeceased him on Feb. 1, 2017. Survivors include one son, Timothy J. Mackin of Brattleboro; a daughter, Alicia Mackin of Boston; one brother, Michael Mackin and his wife, Betsey, of Brattleboro; one sister, Eva Laraba of Gardner, Mass., his mother and father-in-law, Robert and Helen Boudreau of Guilford and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Memorial information: Graveside committal services will be conducted Thursday, July 15, at 11 a.m., in the family lot in Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery, where Tim will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife. Donations to Windham County Humane Society, PO Box 397, Brattleboro, VT 05302. To send condolences, visit www.atamaniuk.com.
• Larry Mill, 79, of Wilmington. Died in his sleep on July 2, 2021, following a number of years of declining health. He was born in Providence, R.I., on August 10, 1941, son of Elizabeth and James Mill. He received a B.A. in economics from Providence College in 1963. While working at Doorley & Co. in Providence, R.I., he met Marilyn (Mickie) Myers. Larry and Mickie were married in 1969. That summer, he and Mickie, who had worked as a “ski bum” at Mount Snow, moved to Wilmington becoming caretakers at the Old Ark. An economist by trade, Larry had no carpentry skills when he started his first job in the Valley, constructing an addition to Snow Lake Lodge. But he was an eager student, a fast learner, and “a numbers guy.” In the early 1970s, together with partner Bob Davis, and later Nick Rifkin, he started Evergreen Construction, which built more than 50 houses on Chimney Hill and a number of houses throughout the Deerfield Valley. With the help of architect Rod Williams, he and Mickie designed and built their passive-solar Ray Hill house, timing its completion to allow their son James to begin kindergarten at Deerfield Valley Elementary School. The new house incorporated the handhewn beams from a collapsed barn behind their first home in Jacksonville. The hard work of building houses took a physical toll on Larry who had both hips and a knee replaced. After more than two decades in remission, his thyroid cancer returned. Most heartbreaking was losing his eyesight during the past year due to macular degeneration. All his adult life, Larry read three newspapers a day and subscribed to many journals of a scientific nature. There was no one better than him at Trivial Pursuit. His expertise was so well-known that friends called at all hours of the day and night to get their questions answered. For the past half century, Larry was the guy with the camera, chronicling a photographic history of his friends and his old pictures of their younger days were often included in birthday cards. In addition to his wife of 51 years, he is also survived by a son, James; two grandchildren, Sylvia and Jaxon; and his brother Steven Mill, and his family. He was predeceased by three brothers and a sister. Memorial information: A celebration of his life will take place at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Wilmington on Friday, July 30, at 1 p.m. A reception will be held at the church following services. For memorial contributions, contact [email protected]. Arrangements are being handled by Covey, Allen & Shea Funeral Home in Wilmington.
• Howard Short, 88, of East Dummerston. Died July 1, 2021, in the comfort of his home with his family at his side, following many years of health challenges. Howard was born in Archbold, Ohio on December 16, 1932, the son of Fredrick and Dorothy (Nofziger) Short. He attended school in Stryker, Ohio, and later went on to get his masters plumbing license. He moved to Vermont in 1952 to serve his country as a conscientious objector, working at the Brattleboro Retreat as an occupational therapist for two years. It was in Vermont, at the Green Mountain Chapel, that he met the love of his life, Clarice King. Howard and Clarice were married in 1954 and had a very full life together for more than 66 years. Howard was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was always very active in his church. His personal relationship with Jesus was the most important to him. He was instrumental in building Windham Community Chapel in East Dummerston, which he attended for the last 32 years, as well as Venice (Fla.) Bible Church. Howard owned Brattleboro Plumbing and Heating for about 20 years and semi-retired in his early 40s to spend winters in Florida with his wife. He bought and sold real estate (one of the original house flippers), and built Hidden Acres Campground in East Dummerston in the late 1980s. He loved horses, especially Quarter Horses, and trained and showed the dozens that he owned over his lifetime. Howard was a lover of golf and, for years, really enjoyed hunting. Most of all, he loved spending time with family and friends. Above all else, Howard’s greatest desire was to share the gospel of Christ with others so that they too could have security in knowing they could spend eternity in heaven. He is survived by his wife, Clarice; and his four children, Sandy Mowrey and her husband, Kevin, of Williamsville, Terry Short of Dummerston, Keith Short and his wife, Tammy, of Dummerston, and Karen Gilbert and her husband, William, of Vernon; his brothers Roger Short and his wife, Brenda, of West Unity, Ohio; Thomas Short and his wife, Kathy, of Perryville, Ark.; his sister Ruthann Rupp and her husband, Roger, of Archbold, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews. Howard and Clarice were blessed with 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son Bradley Steven Short, his grandchildren Leah Short and Lincoln Short, and his brother James Short. Memorial information: A memorial service was held July 9 at Grace Community Evangelical Free Church in Spofford, N.H. Donations to Windham Community Chapel, 850 US Route 5, Dummerston, VT 05301. To share a memory or send condolences to the family, visit www.atamaniuk.com.
• Ruth E. Turner, 96, a longtime resident of Brattleboro. Died July 3, 2021 at Vernon Green Nursing Home, following a period of declining health. Ruth was born at home in West Wardsboro on April 18, 1925, the daughter of John and May (Lyman) Allen. She was raised and educated in West Wardsboro and attended Leland & Grey Seminary. In 1942, she married Elmer Herbert Turner, who predeceased her in 2011. She had worked as a nurse’s aide at Eden Park (now Pine Heights) Nursing Home, and at the former Lawton’s Rest Home on Western Avenue. During her earlier years, she worked at the Spaulding Company in Brattleboro. While residing in the West River Valley area, Ruth attended the West Wardsboro Baptist Church and, later, Centre Congregational Church in Brattleboro. Ruth was a devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother,and great-grandmother whose life centered around her family. She enjoyed painting slates, knitting, playing cards and was an avid reader who kept a detailed log of the more than 1,000 books she read throughout the years. Survivors include her two children, son Floyd W. “Pal” Turner (Margaret) of Cape Coral, FL, and daughter Lyn Dorman (Michael) of Adrian, Mich.; granddaughters, Kristi Harkness and Kari Woolf; and great-grandchildren Isaac, Micah, Joel, Nathan, Turner, and Kate. Additionally, she leaves two nieces, Bette Parson and Sharon “Sherry” Rogers, and Jeffrey Robinson, who was like a son to her. Memorial information: Graveside services in West Wardsboro Cemetery will be conducted the first week in September at a time to be announced. Donations to West Wardsboro Baptist Church, West Wardsboro, VT 05360, Attn: Pastor Peter Carlson; or to Rescue Inc., P.O. Box 593, Brattleboro, VT 05302. To send condolences, visit www.atamaniuk.com.
• Gregory Kent Wilson, 65, of Hinsdale, N.H. Died peacefully at home on Nov. 20, 2020, after a long and courageous battle with Huntington’s disease. Greg was born in Los Vegas, Nev., on Sept. 14, 1955, the son of John H and Merrilyn (Hubbell) Wilson. On June 3, 2000, Greg married Rebecca (Kenny) at Grace Christian Fellowship in Winchester, N.H. He grew up around the world, as his dad was in the Air Force. He attended many different schools from kindergarten through 10th grade, and later got his diploma when he was in the service. He lived in various places, including Morocco, five years in Japan, and stateside from Montana to Maine, while growing up. He served in the Army from 1974 to 1977, which included one year in Wiesbaden, Germany. Greg then started his 25-year work career with the government as a warehouse worker for the Supply Department, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine. From there his work as a Quality Control Specialist for the Department of Defense took him to many places including DCASMA Boston, based at Craig Systems, Amesbury, Mass., and DCMC-GE Aircraft Engines, Lynn, Mass. He then moved on to Defense Energy Supply Center (DESC) based at Akima Corp., Searsport, Maine, and DESC based at Gulf Oil Co., South Portland, Maine. His last job brought him to DCM Manchester-GFMA, based at New Hampshire Ball Bearing (NHBB), Peterborough, N.H., and overseeing MPB/Timken, Keene, N.H., and Continental Cable Company in Hinsdale. With all the schooling that his jobs required for various certifications, Greg was proud to say that he had enough credits equivalent to a master’s degree. He retired in 2004. As a teenager, Greg enjoyed photography and developing his own photos. He also enjoyed hunting with his dad in Montana. He was a Patriots fan and enjoyed hosting Super Bowl parties with family when the Patriots were playing. He was proud of all the accomplishments of his children and enjoyed watching them play sports when he could. Greg is survived by his wife of 20 years; his father of Winchester; three children from a previous marriage, Melissa Huey and her husband ,John, of Tucson, Ariz., Jessica LaRocque, of Bridgton, Maine, and Robert Y. Wilson, of Bridgton, Maine; two brothers, Robert Wilson and his wife, Deborah, of Hinsdale and James Wilson of Keene, N.H., and a sister, Lauri Wallace and her husband James of Winchester; three grandchildren, Dominic, Quincy, and Bodhi; and numerous nieces, nephews, and many cousins. He was predeceased by his mother and one niece. Memorial information: A celebration of life service will be held at Grace Christian Fellowship, 81 Ashuelot St., Winchester, N.H., on Saturday, July 17, at 11 a.m. Donations to HDSA Northeast Office, P.O. Box 14, Chelmsford, MA 01824. For those who are not yet comfortable in gatherings, the Celebration of Life service will be livestreamed at www.gcfnh.org. Scroll to the bottom of the home page.
• A memorial service in celebration of the life of Margery Clark Evans will be held Tuesday, July 20, at 11 a.m., in Guilford Community Church. Mrs. Evans died on March 1, 2021 at the age of 103.
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