Orleans County, Vermont Obituary Collection
Orleans County, Vermont Obituary Collection - 19
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Date: Monday, 29 March 2010, at 4:37 p.m.
Guilbert Rodney Marsh
Guilbert Rodney Marsh, 51, of Greensboro died Thursday, September 30, 2004, at the Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.
Mr. Marsh was born January 24, 1953, in Newport, the son of the late Orvin Sr. and Doris (Haskins) Marsh. He attended Lake Region Union High School and graduated from North Country Union High School. He continued his education at Randolph Technical College.
He entered the U.S. Air Force on June 19, 1972, in Manchester, New Hampshire. He served his country at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota and was honorably discharged on May 24, 1974.
In his earlier years he was employed by Cabot Creamery, St. J & L.C. Railroad Company, and the Mt. Mansfield Company in Stowe. For more than 20 years he was employed as a janitor at Hazen Union School in Hardwick. He retired in 2003 due to failing health.
He was an avid Red Sox fan. Other enjoyments included fishing, camping, and being in the outdoors.
Survivors include a son, Isaac Marsh, of Greensboro; a daughter, Kimberly Mayo, of Cabot; a granddaughter, Victoria Mayo, of Cabot; two brothers, Orvin Marsh Jr. of White River Junction and Raymond Marsh of Troy; five sisters: Madeline Hitchcock of Glover, Ilene Hodgdon of Greensboro, Gladys Millett of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Rose Cote of Derby, and Carol Colbeth of South Walden; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by one sister, Geraldine Reynard; and by two brothers, Lewis Marsh and Merle Cote.
A graveside service was held October 5 in the North Troy Cemetery with the Reverend Ernest Machia of the Hope Community Church in Walden officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Marsh’s memory may be made to the Hardwick Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 837, Hardwick, Vermont 05843.
Arrangements are by Northern Vermont Funeral Service.
Doctor W. Douglas Kipp
Doctor W. Douglas Kipp, 83, of Norwich died at home on October 3, 2004.
Dr. Kipp was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on October 28, 1920, the son of Walter D. Kipp and Helen Lyster Kipp. He graduated from Charlemont High School in Massachusetts, Mount Hermon School, and Dartmouth College in 1943.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He entered Midshipman School at the University of Notre Dame and was commissioned an ensign. He attended Submarine Chaser Training School in Miami, Florida, and was ordered to the Central Pacific, where he boarded the U.S.S. PC 478 at Tarowa. He served aboard her through all the campaigns through Iwo Jima, and the ship was awarded two engagement stars for the actions at Eniwetok and Saipan. Leaving the 478 as executive officer, he was ordered to assume command of the U.S.S. PC 1119 in the Philippines. Upon cessation of hostilities, he brought the ship back to Pearl Harbor and was discharged with the rank of lieutenant. His awards include the American Theater medal, Asiatic-Pacific medal with one engagement star, the Philippines Liberation medal, the World War II Victory medal, and the Command-at-Sea emblem.
He graduated from Tufts University Dental School in 1951 and opened his office in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, where he practiced for 35 years. He was a life member of the American Dental Association and the New Hampshire Dental Society and a past president of the Lakes Region Dental Society.
He belonged to the First Congregational Church of Wolfeboro and served as a deacon for several years. He also belonged to American Legion Harriman-Hale Post No. 18 in Wolfeboro, the Patrol Craft Sailors Association, and the National Rifle Association.
He was a dedicated member of the Wolfeboro Fire Department and served for 36 years, 14 as assistant chief.
He established the first Explorer Post Program in Wolfeboro in 1951, served as its leader, and later became scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop No. 165.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ruth "Bette" Stanley Kipp; by his daughter Nancy Kipp Rosenblum of Norwich; by his son Jonathan Douglas Kipp of Londonderry, New Hampshire; by grandchildren: Holly and Scott Rosenblum and Ellen and Robert Kipp; and by several nieces and nephews.
Burial will be in the family plot in Pine Grove Cemetery in Newport. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Wednesday, October 6, at 2 p.m., at the cemetery.
In preference to flowers, donations may be made to the Robert F. Bradley Clinical Fund of the Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, Massachusetts 02215; or the New Hampshire-Vermont Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Fund, 338 River Street, Montpelier, Vermont 05602.
Funeral arrangements by Curtis-Britch Converse-Rushford Funeral Homes.
Jeannette L. Jewett
Jeannette L. Jewett, 62, of Keene, New Hampshire, died at her home on Monday evening, September 27, 2004, surrounded by her loved ones, after a brief illness.
Mrs. Jewett was born in Gardner, Massachusetts, on March 13, 1942, the daughter of Wilfred R. and Irene C. (Turcotte) Dansereau. Her family moved to Greensboro where she grew up. She graduated from Greensboro High School. She married her husband, Larry E. Jewett, on July 23, 1960, in Greensboro. They later moved to Hardwick and Clinton, Massachusetts, before moving to Keene.
She was employed by the National Grange Mutual Insurance Company in Keene for over 28 years in several capacities.
She loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She always loved the ocean, taking scenic rides whenever possible. She enjoyed playing cribbage, doing crossword puzzles, and collecting lighthouses.
She is survived by her husband, Larry E. Jewett, of Keene; by her daughters Denise Pike of Penacook, New Hampshire, and Joyce Wilkinson of Somersworth, New Hampshire; by her son Larry P. Jewett of West Swanzey, New Hampshire; by a brother, Homer Dansereau, of Surry, New Hampshire; and by her grandchildren: Jessica Jewett, Zachary Jewett, Rylee Jewett, Tyler Pike, and Nathan Pike. Her brothers Robert and Ronald Dansereau predeceased her.
Funeral services were held October 2 at St. Bernard Church in Keene, and burial followed in the family lot in St. Joseph Cemetery in Keene.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Mrs. Jewett to the American Breast Cancer Foundation, 1055 Taylor Avenue, Suite 201A, Baltimore, Maryland 21286; or to the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition, 18 Belle Lane, Lee, New Hampshire 03824.
Arrangements are by Fletcher Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Keene.
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