Lee Ford, December 3, 2019

Lee Ford, December 3, 2019

Lee Victor Ford, 76, of Roy Ford Road in South Danbury, died on December 3, 2019 at the New London Hospital.  He was very proud of being a native and lifelong resident of South Danbury. He was born on May 24, 1943, the son of Roy B. and Dorothy E. (Stevens) Ford. Lee graduated from […]

Vicki S Workman, December 1, 2019

By Obit Messenger

Vicki S. Workman, 61, of Middleton and formerly of Portsmouth, passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at the Wentworth – Douglass Hospital in Dover. She was born and raised in Portsmouth to the late John and Mary (Caswell) Workman. Vicki was a graduate of Portsmouth Senior High […]

Jean I. Bezon, November 8, 2019

By Chadwick Funeral Service

Jean I. (Levigne) Bezon, 77, of Kearsarge Mountain Road, died Friday, November 8, 2019. She was born in Keene on July 2, 1942, the daughter of Howard and Marie (Silk) Levigne. Jean had been a registered nurse working at the Kirkland Hospital, Children’s Hospital in Dallas, Texas, and was Director of Nursing at Dallas Osteopathic […]

Edward C Hall, November 7, 2019

By Obit Messenger

Edward Coleman Hall, age 97, passed away peacefully on November 7 at Knollwood Nursing Center in Worcester. He was born on May 31,1922 in Lynn to Preston and Rachel Hall, but lived in Worcester for most of his youth. At the age of 14, he received the Key to the City for rescuing two girls […]

James Henry Angwin, October 23, 2019

By Obit Messenger
James Henry Angwin, October 23, 2019

James “Jim” Henry Angwin died peacefully after a brief illness on October 23, 2019, in Concord, at the age of 83. Jim was born and raised in the Concord area and graduated from St. John’s Catholic High School in 1954, followed by a 4-year career in the Navy.  Thanks to his Navy education, he found […]

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, […]

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