Sally A. Secor, WESTFORD, Mass.
Monday, September 25, 2000
WESTFORD, Mass. - Sally A. (Bayley) Secor, 61, died Wednesday at home.
She was born in Salem, Mass., the daughter of Karl and Helen (Sampson) Bayley.
She was married to John Secor and would have celebrated 41 years of marriage on Nov. 28.
She was a 1957 graduate of Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, Mass., and a 1972 graduate of the New Hampshire Technical Institute School of Nursing in Concord.
She was employed by the Nashoba Valley Regional Hospital in Ayer, Mass., the Westford Nursing Home in Westford, Mass., and the Town and Country Nursing Home in Lowell, Mass.
She was a communicant of St. Catherine's Church of Westford.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Glen Secor of Hopkinton; two daughters, Heidi Coen of Hopkinton and Traci Britten of South China, Maine; and nine grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford, Mass.
A funeral procession will leave from the funeral home Monday at 10 a.m.
A funeral Mass will follow and be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in Chelmsford, Mass. Burial will be in St. Catherine's Cemetery in Westford.
Memorial donations may be made to the Emerson Hospital Hospice, 133 ORNAC, Concord, Mass. 01472.
Dolan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Walter T. Van Anglen, BEDFORD
Wednesday, September 27, 2000
BEDFORD - Walter T. Van Anglen, 79, died Sunday at his home.
He was born in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia, the son of James Van Anglen and Ethel (Turner) Van Anglen.
He was a graduate of Germantown High School in Philadelphia.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1940, and in World War II in the United States, Brazil and the China-Burma-India theater, rising to the rank of captain.
He was recalled to active duty in 1950 during the Korean War after service outside Washington, D.C., at headquarters for the Tactical Air Command.
He was an instructor in military history at the University of Maryland and was sent to headquarters for Far East Air Forces in Tokyo.
After the war, he remained in the Air Force and was stationed in Texas, Morocco and at the New Boston Satellite Tracking Station.
He retired as a major in 1965.
He worked for the Pennsylvania and New York Central railroads in Philadelphia and spent the rest of his career as the government and international marketing manager at Northeast Electronics and its successor, Northern Telecom in Concord. He retired in 1984.
He was active in local affairs and helped with the Bedford Little League and the local Boy Scout troop.
He served on the Bedford Planning Board. He was a charter member, past vice commander and chaplain of Richard K. Harvell VFW Post No. 8401 in Bedford.
He was predeceased by a brother, Erik Van Anglen.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Bride (Shaughnessy) Van Anglen; four sons, Kevin Van Anglen and William Van Anglen, both of Bedford, D. Sean Van Anglen of Windsor, Conn., and James Van Anglen of Daphne, Ala.; four grandchildren; a brother, Robert Van Anglen of Allentown, Pa.; and several nephews and nieces.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Seton Church in Bedford.
A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11 a.m.
Burial will be in the Bedford Center Town Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Richard K. Harvell VFW Post No. 8401, P.O. Box 10144, Bedford 03110.
The McHugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mary Siefert, WOBURN, Mass.
Wednesday, September 27, 2000
WOBURN, Mass. - Mary (Kokula) Siefert, 81, of Woburn, Mass., and formerly of Laconia, died Sunday at the Belmont Manor Nursing Center after a long illness.
She was born in Kalinov, Slovakia. She had three years of formal education before she went to work on her family's farm in Slovakia.
In 1938, she emigrated to the United States and became a naturalized citizen in 1943.
She worked as a waitress for many years in New York City.
She was a resident of Laconia for 25 years. She worked as the manager of Woodland Heights Elementary School cafeteria in Laconia for 13 years, retiring in 1988.
For the past two years, she lived in Woburn, Mass.
She was a member of St. Patrick's Church in Woburn. She enjoyed her family and friends. One of her passions was cooking European specialties.
She was predeceased by her husband, Gustave Siefert.
Survivors include her son, Robert Siefert of North Reading, Mass.; two daughters, Anne Carr of Huntington, N.Y., and Mary Schaer of Coral Gables, Fla.; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and two sisters in Slovakia.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow St., North Reading, Mass.
Graveside services will be held Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Bayside Cemetery in Laconia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 36 Cameron Ave., Cambridge, Mass. 02140-1102 or to the Visiting Nurse of Middlesex-East, Box 80485, Stoneham, Mass. 02180.
Richard E. Murray, HOOKSETT
Wednesday, September 27, 2000
HOOKSETT - Richard E. Murray, 71, died yesterday at his home after a long illness.
He was born in Manchester, the son of Francis and Ida (Belisle) Murray. He was a lifelong resident of Hooksett.
He served in the U.S. Air Force for 26 years as a member of the Air Police and then became a military adviser for the Civil Air Patrol.
He worked at Barrett Equipment in Hooksett as a shop foreman for many years. He then worked as a State Trooper for the New Hampshire State Police for 10 years.
He was a licensed pilot and an aviation enthusiast. At the age of 15, he was the youngest pilot ever to fly solo in the state of New Hampshire.
He was an active entertainer for the Hooksett Entertainers, the Hooksettites and the Concord Community Players.
He was a member of the Hooksett Lions Club, the Knights of Columbus Council No. 4961 and the American Legion.
He was a member of the New Hampshire Association of Retired Law Enforcement Officers and the New Hampshire State Police Benevolent Association
He was also a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and the Silver Wings Fraternity.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Ann (Drapeau) Murray, of Hooksett; a daughter, Susan Sartorelli of Concord; a son, Michael Murray of Manchester; four grandsons; two brothers, Robert Murray and Harold Murray, both of Hooksett; a sister, Phyllis Miller of Searsport, Maine; and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lambert Funeral Home, 1799 Elm St., Manchester.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at the Holy Rosary Church, 15 S. Main St., Hooksett.
Burial will be in the Holy Rosary Cemetery, Hooksett.
Donations may be made to Visting Nurse Assocition Hospice, 1850 Elm St., Manchester 03104.
Charles B. Johnson, GILFORD
Thursday, September 28, 2000
GILFORD - Charles B. Johnson, 80, of Old Lakeshore Road, died at his home Tuesday.
He was born in Nashua, the son of Arthur and Eva (Jenkins) Johnson. He lived in Gilford for the past 16 years.
He was a graduate of Bristol High School.
He served in the Air Force in the European Theater during World War II. He received his aircraft and engine license at Lovefield, Texas.
His civil service spanned 31 years in Hartford, Conn., and Boston. He spent most of his life volunteering for the National Boy Scouts in Windsor Locks, Conn., and the American Red Cross in both Connecticut and Nashua.
He spent the last 20 years involved with the 55 Alive Driving Program with the American Association of Retired Persons and had been area coordinator for Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York and Connecticut for 10 years. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Union Lodge No. 79 in Bristol.
He was predeceased by his son, John, in 1991; and two sisters, Clara Tucker of Bristol and Eva Severance of Lakeport.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Inez M. (Rockwell) Johnson; one daughter, Mary Bickford of Windham; one granddaughter; two grandsons; a great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia. Burial will follow in the family lot at the Homeland Cemetery in Bristol. The Rev. Richard Matthews, pastor of the Bristol Federated Church, will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Community Health and Hospice, 780 N. Main St., Laconia 03246.
Shelagh S. Rockwell, TILTON
Thursday, September 28, 2000
TILTON - Shelagh S. Rockwell, 48, of Prospect Street, died at her home Friday, Sept. 22.
She was born in Point Pleasant, N.J., the daughter of William and Annah (Flanders) Rockwell. She lived in Tilton for the past seven years and in the Lakes Region for most of her life.
She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in Tilton.
She was a volunteer at the New Hampshire Soldiers Home in Tilton and worked for Lutheran Social Services. She was also a member of the Laconia Rod and Gun Club.
She was predeceased by her parents, William and Annah (Flanders) Rockwell; and a brother, John Rockwell, in 1952.
Survivors include three brothers, Mark Rockwell, Luke Rockwell and Matthew Rockwell, her twin, all of Laconia; a sister, Terrie Rockwell of Lochmere; several nieces and nephews; aunts and an uncle; and many cousins. She is also survived by Tom and Gladys Mooney of Tilton, with whom she made her home.
Calling hours will be held Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia. Please use the Carriage House entrance.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church, East Main Street, Tilton. The Rev. Janet Lombardo, priest in charge of the church, will officiate.
Private committal services will be held at a later date in New Riverside Cemetery, Alton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Trinity Episcopal Church, East Main Street, Tilton 03276.
James H. Bayless
Thursday, September 28, 2000
James H. Bayless, 88, of Pleasant Street, died Sept. 23 at the Pleasant View Nursing Center in Concord.
He was born in Legal, Okla., the son of James and Grace (Smith) Bayless.
He was a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Okla. He taught school in several Oklahoma towns.
He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Philippines as an officer in the Medical Service Corps. He retired as a colonel in the Army Reserve.
He was the superintendent of schools in Calvin, Okla. He was a principal for Carlsbad City Schools in New Mexico and was principal of Airfield Elementary, Eisenhower Junior High School and Mid High School.
He moved to Ventura, Calif., in 1967 and taught at Blackstock Junior High School in Port Hueneme, Calif., until his retirement after 40 years in public education.
He moved from Ventura, Calif., to Wabash in 1985.
He lived in Concord from 1999 until his death.
He was predeceased by three brothers; and his first wife, Eunice Bard, in 1987.
Survivors include his wife, Helene Bayless of Concord; his son, James Bayless of Cranfills Gap, Texas; his daughter, Susan Beamer of Wabash, Ind.; a stepson, Samuel Hackler of New Boston; a stepdaughter, Carol Bramer of Bakersfield, Calif.; three grandsons; a granddaughter; three step-granddaughters; a step-grandson; three great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mildred Ellis of Atoka, Okla.
Calling hours will be held today from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service at the Main Street Chapel in Wabash, Ind.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Wabash Christian Church at 110 W. Hill St., Wabash. The Rev. Gene Bryant will officiate.
Burial will follow the services in the Falls Cemetery in Wabash.
Memorial donations may be made to the Bayless Family Scholarship Fund at Oklahoma Baptist University, 500 W. University, OBU 61275, Shawnee, Okla. 74804.
The Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.