Richard Gerard Williams, October 13, 2019

By Chadwick Funeral Services
Richard Gerard Williams, October 13, 2019

Richard Gerard Williams passed peacefully on Sunday morning, October 13, 2019 at the age of 77. He was born on December 1,1941 in Manchester to Gerard and Rita Williams. He graduated from Central High School in 1959, then entered the Army, bravely serving during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He married Sandra Marie (Powers) Williams on […]

Leslie Martin Ford, October 8, 2019

By Ellen Niskala-Hoyt, Funeral Apprentice
Leslie Martin Ford, October 8, 2019

Leslie Martin Ford, Jr., “Skip,” 73, died on October 8, 2019 at the Veterans Administration in White River Junction, Vermont, after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was born on January 7, 1946 in Quincy, Massachusetts, the eldest son and second born to Leslie Martin Ford, Sr. and Dorothy Oakley Schrader Ford. He attended […]

Stan Smith, September 5, 2019

By The Hafners

 Stan Smith of Andover died on Thursday, September 5, 2019 from a prolonged battle with COPD.  He never lost his sense of humor, no matter how sick he got, often entertaining doctors, nurses, and healthcare aides with his “twisted and corny” sense of humor. He was an avid fan of all the New England sports […]

Andover Artist Publishes Story of Hope for Veterans

There’s help on the path to healing

By Charlie Darling, Beacon staff
Andover Artist Publishes Story of Hope for Veterans

Tom Barber begins his powerful new book with a telling epigraph: “Stories help satisfy our hunger for understanding by allowing us to see ourselves in the lives of others. They show us that this hunger is universal. Stories show us that we are not alone.” The story that Tom tells centers around Eric, a Purple-Heart, […]

Don Robert Cline, September 20, 2019

Don Robert Cline, September 20, 2019

Don Robert Cline died peacefully at home in Andover on September 20, 2019 after a nine-month battle with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. He was born August 7, 1949 in Ravenna, Ohio to James Cline and Adelle (Beard) Cline. He was a 1971 graduate of Hiram College. Upon moving to New Hampshire, he worked as a videographer and […]

Nicy C Ladd,  September 19, 2019

By Obit Messenger

Nicy Cornelia (Hemstock) Ladd, 99, died September 19, 2019 at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen, after a lengthy period of profound dementia. Nicy, named for a maternal aunt & a grandmother, was born January 31,1920 in Canton, South Dakota, the 13 pound baby of Cornelius Thomas Hemstock and Martha Melissa Demaris Martina Keturah […]

Nora (Quinlan) Waystack, August 27, 2019

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WAYSTACK, Nora (Quinlan) Of Newburyport, Massachusetts and New Harbor, Maine, August 27, 2019. Cherished wife of F. Peter Waystack with whom she shared 33 years of marriage. Devoted mother of Paul A. Cavicchio and his wife Craig Anne Lake of Boston, Sarah Jackson and her husband Ryan of N. Hampton, New Hampshire, and the late […]

Robert “Bob” Flint, Sr., September 14, 2019

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Robert “Bob” Flint, Sr., September 14, 2019

SCARBOROUGH – Robert “Bob” Flint Sr., 80, was surrounded by his family when he passed away at Maine Medical Center on Sept. 14, 2019, due to injuries sustained from a fall with complications from dementia. Bob was born January 16, 1939 in Lynn, Massachusetts, son of Lawrence and Elizabeth Flint. Elizabeth died when Bob was […]

Robert W. McClellan, September 9, 2019

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Robert W. McClellan, September 9, 2019

Burlington, VT – Robert (Bob) Willard McClellan, retired journalist of 41 years in Springfield, died peacefully surrounded by family, September 9, 2019, at UVM Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont. He was 94. Bob worked his entire newspaper career at the Springfield Newspapers. He started at the Springfield Daily News in 1955 as a beat reporter, […]

Leo A. McKenna, August 26, 2019

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Leo A. McKenna, August 26, 2019

PAWTUCKET – Lee McKenna, born August 27, 1927, passed away peacefully at Hope Hospice in Providence, Rhode Island, on Monday, August 26, surrounded by family. He was the husband of the late Constance Bilodeau McKenna. He is survived by his 6 children: Deborah Hanna of Andover, New Hampshire; Sean McKenna of Salem, New Hampshire; Tod […]

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