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Arnold “Arnie” E. Martineau
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Arnold “Arnie” E. Martineau 86, a long time resident of Keene died on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. He passed suddenly and unexpectedly in the familiar surroundings of his home with his wife near.

He was born the son of the late Christine (Blood) and Edward Martineau on January 26, 1929 in Keene. Arnie was educated locally and graduated from Keene High School class of 1947.

Arnie was joined the U.S. Navy on September 14, 1948. He served his time on the U.S.S. Hugh Purvis DD-709 as a Class A. Ship’s Serviceman. Arnie was honorably discharged on June 26, 1950 at the rank of Seaman Apprentice E-3.

On October 11, 1956 he exchanged vows with Millicent “Millie” Brown. They were married in a simple service in Brattleboro, VT. with close family and friends in attendance. They will have been married fifty nine years this fall.

He was employed at Kingsbury Machine and Tool Co,, followed by Economy Plumbing & Heating. Within a few years Arnie established Martineau Plumbing and Heating Company in Keene, NH. He operated this business for thirty years before retiring in 1984.

Arnie enjoyed a variety of sports throughout his life. He cherished his time fishing and hunting over the years. In his younger years he played softball, basketball and football. He was quite the athlete in high school. He was an avid Boston Celtics and Red Sox fan. In addition to following their seasons and he enjoyed watching a variety of football teams. Arnold was well known in the trades and was a member of the Elks Club, American Legion and the VFW in Keene.

Mr. Martineau is survived by his wife, Millicent “Millie” Brown of Keene. His two children; Michael E. Martineau of Spofford and Heidi J. Potter and her husband Robert of Guilford, VT. His siblings; Robert Martineau of Keene and Richard Martineau and his wife Roberta of Keene. Sister-in-Law: Pauline Martineau of Keene. Grandchildren; Aaron Potter, Aisha Saunders, Chelsea Potter, Tyler Potter and Chad Martineau and a Great Grandaughter Rhyker Lord. He also cherished the many cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends in his life. Arnie is pre deceased by his brother Ralph Martineau and sister-in-law, Joanne Martineau.

In keeping with Arnie’s wishes there are no calling hours. A celebration of life service will be held on, Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 11am. in the funeral chapel, with military honors to be given. In leiu of flowers the family wishes that donations be made in Arnold’s memory to: American Heart Association, P.O. Box 349, Syracuse, NY. 13220-349 or to: Monadnock Humane Society, 101 West Swanzey Rd. Swanzey, NH. 03446 All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com


Jill K. (Oliveria) Meade
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Jill K. (Oliveria) Meade 45, of Marlow and formerly of Naugatuck, Connecticut. died on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in the comfort of her parents home. She passed peacefully in familiar surroundings with family and friends at her side.

Jill was born the daughter of Loretta “Holly” H. (Lizotte) and Richard Oliveria on October 7, 1969 in Danbury, CT. She was educated in Ct. and graduated from Bethel High School in Bethel, CT. class of 1987.

On May 5, 1992 Jill exchanged vows with Neil W. Meade. They were married with family and friends in attendance in Danbury where they made a home. Sadly, Neil passed on August 8, 1998 after six years of marriage.

Jill worked at the Marriot Courtyard Hotel in Keene. She had been in a position in the laundry department where she was affectionately known as the laundry queen. Jill had been with Marriot for five years.

She was a bowler with her husband. Time was spent watching NASCAR and she went on yearly trips to the Dover 500 in Delaware with Neil and friends. She loved kids and for a time she was a school bus driver. Jill was a giver. She would help anyone who asked and some who were to proud to ask. She was a lover of life and brought great joy to family and friends.

Mrs. Meade is survived by her parents, Richard and Loretta “Holly” Lizotte-Oliveria of Marlow. A sister, Amy L. Oliveria of Naugatuck, CT. Grandmother, Colleen Lizotte of Bethel, CT. Her nephew, Zachary N. Oliveria of Marlow and a niece Susan G. Meade of Texas. She will be missed by her dog, Marty, uncles, aunts, cousins, extended family and numerous friends. She is pre-deceased by her grandparents; Edward Lizotte, 2009, Adelle Oliveria, 2005 and Antonio Oliveria, 1976.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 1 to 3pm. with a celebration of life service to follow at 3pm. all in the funeral chapel. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Jill K. Meade to: Hospice and Community Services, 312 Marlboro St. Keene, NH. 03431. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com


Raphael William "Bill" Haley
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Raphael William "Bill" Haley, 81, of West Swanzey, died peacefully in his sleep February 19, 2015, after a period of failing health. He was born in Kittery, ME, July 24, 1933, son of Harold H. Haley and Marguerite J. (McDonald) Haley.

He grew up in Kittery, where he attended Traip Academy, graduating in 1951. After that, he studied accounting at Woodrow Wilson Technical School in Fisherville, VA. He also attended the University of Illinois.

His first job was with Davidson Construction Company, as a payroll clerk, when they were building Pease Air Force Base in Portsmouth, NH. He then went on to work for the Naval Shipyard, in Kittery for ten years.

In 1962 he met Carol A. Nichols and they were married on July 6, 1963.

Soon after they married, they moved to Keene, NH. There Mr. Haley took a job with Markem Corporation, where he worked for almost thirty years, retiring in 1995.

Throughout his life he enjoyed building model airplanes, woodworking, and reading.

Survivors include his wife Carol A. (Nichols) Haley, his three children: Kathleen Pinkowski and her husband Paul of Lusby, MD, Christopher Haley and his wife Shari of Scottsdale, AZ, and Patrick Haley of Lexington Park, MD; six grandchildren, Zachary Haley, Tyler Haley, and Cody Haley of Scottsdale, AZ and Jennie Rose (Pinkowski) Masengale and her husband Darren, Katie Lynn Pinkowski, and Ann Marie Pinkowski of Lusby, MD; his sister Barbara (Haley) Phillips of Augusta, ME; his brother Frank Haley and his wife Joan of Farmington, ME; and his nieces and nephews.
Mr. Haley is pre-deceased by his brother, Harold Haley, his sister-in-law Francoise (LeClerc) Haley, and his brother-in-law John Phillips.

Mr. Haley was a communicant of Saint Anthony Parish and Saint Stanislaus Parish.

A memorial service celebrating his life will be held Wednesday, February 25 at 2:00 PM at Cheshire Family Funeral Home, 46 South Winchester Street, West Swanzey, NH.

In lieu of flowers his family would prefer donations to either the March of Dimes, who gave Mr. Haley assistance when he was stricken with polio in 1949, at 1275 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605, or Catholic Charities, PO Box 686, Manchester, NH 03105-0686.


Amos “Pete” M. Supernois
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Amos “Pete” M. Supernois, 75, a long time resident of Winchester and formerly of Charlestown died on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at Applewood Care Center in Winchester. He passed peacefully while at rest after a period of declining health.

Amos was born the son of the late Grace (Gennone) and Amos Supernois on May 6, 1939 in Salisbury, VT. He was educated in Middlebury and graduated from Middlebury High School class of 1956.

On November 2, 1963 he exchanged vows with Linda L. Brown. They were married in a simple service with close family and friends in attendance. The Supernois’ have been married for fifty years.

Pete worked for General Electric in Bridgeport, Ct. He worked as a Wire and Cable Inspector for twenty years before retiring in 1982.

He enjoyed many things in life. Time was spent with nature hunting and fishing. He was a baseball coach for little league and adult leagues. When he wasn’t coaching Pete could be found on the diamond playing for fun. Pete had a soft spot for animals. He loved them all.

Mr. Supernois is survived by his wife, Linda L. Supernois of Winchester. He also leaves his four children and their spouses; William J. Supernois of Ascutney, VT. Scott A. Supernois and his wife Mindy of Walpole, NH. Sheryl L. Short of Winchester and Thomas A. Supernois of Springfield, VT. Ten grandchildren; Todd and Alexander Supernois, Dustin Supernois, Lynnette and Justin Fuller, James and Brandon Short, Ashley, Alec and Autumn Supernois, eleven great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Pete is predeceased by his sister, Thelma DeBouter who passed earlier.

In keeping with Pete’s wishes a graveside service will be held in the spring. There are no calling hours. Donations can be made in memory of Amos M. Supernois to: National Down Syndrome Society, 666 Broadway, 8th. Flr. N.Y. N.Y. 10012 or to: American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA. 22312. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com


Alvin R. Raitto
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Alvin R. Raitto, 78, life long resident of Troy, died on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. He passed peacefully surrounded by close family at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester following a period of declining health.

Alvin was born on June 4, 1936 the son of Milja (Annala) and Donald Raitto in Troy where he grew up with his brother and five sisters. He attended Troy Schools, graduating from Troy High School class of 1955.

Shortly after graduating from high school, Alvin joined the military. He served in the United States Army from October 5, 1955 until May 31, 1962. Alvin served a portion of his enlistment in Korea and was honorably discharged at the rank of Specialist – E5.

He married the love of his life, Eva A. Hall (Brown) on July 20, 1963 at the Trinitarian Congregational Church of Troy. They have been happily married for the past fifty one years.

Alvin worked at Troy Mills in Troy. He worked in various positions until being promoted as a Laboratory Technician in the Research and Development. Alvin retired in 2002 after thirty eight years to enjoy his golden years with his family. Prior, he volunteered on local farms in Troy, and later worked as a painter and in construction.

He was a kind and loving husband, father and "Grampy". He very much enjoyed taking trips in his motorhome, especially on yearly family vacations to Kissimmee, Zephyrhills and Disney World in Florida and numerous camping adventures around New England. Throughout the years, Alvin participated on bowling and softball teams, playing horseshoes, along with enjoying a wide range of other sports with his favorite football team being the Green Bay Packers. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, taking scenic drives and just enjoying every moment of what life had to offer. He was well known for being a gentleman who always had a smile on his face and kind words to say.

Mr. Raitto is survived by his wife, Eva A. Raitto of Troy, His daughter, Kimberly Nalette and her husband Don of Jaffrey. Grandchildren; Holly Charlonne and her husband David of Jaffrey, Timothy LeMoine Jr. of Dublin and Anthony Deiana of Jaffrey. Four great-granddaughters; Morgann, Melora, Samantha and Isabella. His brother, Donald Raitto and his wife Nancy of Fitzwilliam. Sisters; Marie Kiblin and her husband Allen of Swanzey, Jane Heinkle and her husband Donald of Keene, and Cynthia Rose and her husband David of Swanzey, along with many cousins and nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. Two beloved sisters, Ann Roberts and Ellen Pratt passed earlier. Mr. Raitto also held close to his heart who he considered to be a "son" in Lucien Duranleau of the United States Marine Corps. and his wife Katy of N.C. and their two daughters.

In keeping with Alvin’s wishes all services will be private. Services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com


Margaret E. (Dixson) Heald
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Margaret E. (Dixson) Heald 80, a long time resident of Troy died on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester. She passed peacefully after a brief period of declining health.

Margaret was born the daughter of the late Edith (McGivney) and Clifford Dixson on December 15, 1934 in Worcester, MA. She was educated in Barre, MA. and graduated from Barre High School class of 1952.

On December 18, 1954 she exchanged vows with Ralph E. Heald at the Methodist Church of Barre. They were married with family and close friends in attendance and have been together for sixty years.

Margaret had worked at the N.G.M. insurance as an Underwritter’s Assistant for thirty five years before retiring in 1998.

argaret was a woman of faith and member of the Troy Congregational Church. She enjoyed painting, camping and could be found reading a good book when time permitted. Margaret greatly enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was a member of the Cheshire County Farm Bureau and Secretary for the bureau for fifty five years. Time was also spent as an active member of the Troy Senior Citizens Club where she also assumed the role of treasurer.

Mrs. Heald is survived by her husband, Ralph E. Heald Sr. of Troy. She also leaves her five children and their spouses; Gary Heald and his wife Kim of Fitzwilliam, Debra Batchelder and her husband Donald of Derry, Robin Dunham and her husband Lee of Swanzey, Ralph Heald Jr. and his wife Robin of Hinsdale and David Heald and his wife Debra of North Augusta, S.C. She also leaves her siblings; Elizabeth Soos and her husband John of Barre, MA. and John Dixson and his wife Mildred of Plant City, FL. in addition to nine grandchildren, three great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Margaret is predeceased by her brother Allan C. “Clarence” Dixson who passed on January 1, 2014.

In keeping with Margaret’s wishes there are no calling hours. Burial will take place in the family lot at Mountain View Cemetery in Troy this spring. Donations can be made in memory of Margaret E. Heald to: Trinitarian Congregational Church, P.O. Box 309 Troy, NH. 03465 or to: Troy Senior Citizens Club, C/O Lorraine Hurt, 20 Taft Rd. East Swanzey, NH. 03446. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com


John B. Clark
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John B. Clark 78, of North Swanzey and formerly of Keene died on Friday, January 30, 2015 at Cheshire Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Keene. He passed peacefully with his family near, after a brief period of declining health.

John was born the son of the late E. Mildred (Moeckel) and James A. Clark on June 12, 1936 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He was educated in Strafford, CT. and graduated from Strattford High School class of 1954. John Later attended the University of CT. and Emerson University in Boston.

On October 21, 1967 he exchanged vows with Patricia A. Gudaitis. They were married at the Lordship Congregational Church in Strafford, Ct. with family and close friends in attendance. They have been married for forty seven years.

John had worked for the Blodgett, Makechnie, Runyon and Sweeney Law Offices as their book keeper for many years.

John enjoyed simple things in life. He was an avid movie buff and spent time watching movies. He was also a fan of challenging his knowledge by doing the New York Times crossword puzzle. Keeping up with current events was important to John. He did this by reading the N.Y. Times.

Mr. Clark is survived by his wife, Patricia A. Clark of North Swanzey. He also leaves his only son, James J. “Jay” Clark of North Swanzey. A brother in-law, Alan Gudaitis and his wife Valerie Freund of Norwalk, CT. in addition to cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. John is predeceased by his siblings; Joan Kennelly and Jean Hamilton both passed earlier.

In keeping with John’s wishes all services will be private. Services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com


James E. Jackson Sr.
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James E. Jackson Sr. 75, a long time resident of Sullivan and formerly of Keene died on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT. He passed peacefully with his children by his side after a brief period of declining health.

James was born the son of the late Bernice (Smart) and Ernest “Emerson” E. Jackson on October 21, 1938 in Winchester. He was educated in Winchester where he earned his General Education Diploma.

He was a patriot and enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served his country with distinction and was honorably discharged at the rank of Specialist, E-4

On August 4, 1962 he exchanged vows with Claudia M. Willette. They were married with close family and friends in attendance in a simple service in Irving, Massachusetts. The Jackson’s were married for fifty one years before she passed on February 15, 2013.

James worked at Kingbury’s in Keene for thirty seven years as a Class A. Machinist. He retired in 2003 to enjoy his golden years with family.


He enjoyed working with his hands on various wood working projects. Time was also spent hunting and fishing. He loved to take road trips and travel.

Mr. Jackson is survived by his children and their spouses; James “Jimmy” Jackson and his wife Debbie of FL. Debbie Stetson of TX. Annette Naeck and her husband Steven of Swanzey, Mark Jackson of Sullivan, Leslie Jackson of Sullivan and Leif Jackson of Jaffrey. He also leaves three sisters, one brother, nine grandchildren, five great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and numerous friends. James is predeceased by his daughter Dawn Jackson who passed on October 13, 2011.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, February, 7, 2015 from 2 to 4pm. in the funeral chapel. Burial will take place in the spring in the family lot at Sullivan Center Cemetery with military honors. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of James E. Jackson Sr. to: Hospice and Community Services 312 Marlboro St. Keene, NH. 03431. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com


Scott J. Reagan
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Scott J. Reagan 52, a long time resident of Keene and formerly of Japan, Utah and Korea died on Saturday, January 24, 2015. He passed suddenly in the comfort of his home with his wife and son, Ae Suk and Sean near.

Scott was born the son of Janice E. (Crawford) and George T. Reagan Jr. on November 17, 1962 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Scott was educated in Connecticut and graduated from Enfield High School class of 1980. Later in life, Scott continued with his education and attended Community College of Air Force and Keene State College.

He was a patriotic soul. After high school Scott enlisted in the United States Air Force. He served from January 27, 1983 until December 15, 1992. Scott was trained as a Communications Computer Systems Supervisor. He was the recipient of the Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Oversees Short Tour Ribbon, Oversees Long Tour Ribbon, Longevity Service Award, Professional Education graduate ribbon and the Air Force training Ribbon. He served in support of Operation Desert Storm and Desert Shield. Scott has honorably discharged at the rank of Staff Sergeant.

On New Year's Eve in 1986 while on active duty, Scott married Ae Suk Kim. They were married in a simple service in Ogden, Utah with close friends in attendance. The Reagan’s have shared their marriage for twenty eight years.

Scott has been gainfully employed by the NGM Insurance Company in Keene for the past ten years. He worked as a supervisor in the print ops and corp records department.

Scott was an avid collector of old coins. He was a history buff always reading books and researching events.Time was spent fishing and golfing. Mostly Scott was a family man. He was a wonderful father and loving husband.

Mr. Reagan is survived by his wife Ae Suk Reagan of Keene. His two children; Tanya E. Reagan of Keene and Sean P. Reagan of Keene. He also leaves his mother, Janice E. Collins and her husband, Hugh Collins of Sunapee. In addition he leaves cousins, extended family and friends. Scott is predeceased by his father, George T. Reagan Jr. who passed on October 22, 1976.

In keeping with Scott’s wishes all services are private and are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com.


James “Jim” E. Bemis Sr.
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James “Jim” E. Bemis Sr. 74, a life long resident of Keene died unexpectedly on Monday, January 26, 2015 at Cheshire Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Keene.

James was born the son of the late Bessie M. (Dodge) and Donald M. Bemis Sr. on December 18, 1940 in Keene. He was educated locally and graduated from Keene High School class of 1959.

Jim was formerly married to Charlene (Tatro) Bemis.

He was employed by Markem of Keene as a processor of ink products for thirty years before retiring in 1994.

Jim was a man of faith and member of the Methodist Church in Keene. In his leisure time Jim could be found fishing and hunting, hiking the local trails and parks. He was a R.C. Airplane pilot. Jim had an artistic side to him. He enjoyed painting on canvas and drawing. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Keene and a member of the National Rifle Association. Jim was a family man who enjoyed the company of his children, grandchildren and extended family.

Mr. Bemis is survived by his three children; Barbara E. Starkey of Marlborough, James E. Bemis II and his wife Christine of Keene and Jonathan E. Bemis of Keene. His siblings; Marilyn McKeag of Concord, John Bemis of Keene, Randall Bemis of Keene, David Bemis of Keene, and Donald Bemis of Keene. Three grandchildren; William Starkey, Lillian Starkey and Daniel Starkey. Jim will miss the birth of his fourth grandchild, Isaac Bemis. In addition he leaves cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Jim is predeceased by his siblings; Eleanor Bemis, Lawrence Bemis, and George Bemis who all passed earlier.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, February 1, 2015 from 2 to 4pm. in the funeral chapel. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of James E. Bemis Sr. to: Grace United Methodist Church of Keene, 17 Greenbrier Rd. Keene, NH. 03431. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WW.cheshirefamilyfh.com


Penelope “Penni” E. (Rossignol) Giles
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Penelope “Penni” E. (Rossignol) Giles 65, of Swanzey died on Tuesday, January 26, 2015 at Cheshire Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Keene. She passed peacefully after a period of declining health with her love, Bruce Carbone near.

Penelope was born the adopted daughter of Edith (Webster) and Nelson W. Rossignol on December 31, 1949 in Bangor, Maine. She was educated in Maine and graduated from Gorham High School class of 1968.

In 1997 Penni became the love interest of Bruce W. Carbone. They had known each other for a few years prior to moving in together. Penni and Bruce have been partners in life for over seventeen years.

She was a woman of many gifts and abilities. Penni was the Coordinator for Facilities at the Brattleboro Retreat for a few years before retiring in 2013. Prior Penni had worked at Northfield Mt. Herman in Northfield as a payroll specialist, Dube’s Tire in Keene for many years as a payroll clerk and much earlier at the Brattleboro Retreat as a secretary and payroll specialist.

Penni was never one for sitting back and watching. She was a motivator, mover and a shaker. Time was spent working with community groups. She was a lifetime member of the Women’s Auxiliary for the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Daly Whipple Post 799, where she was nationally recognized for her hard work in the many positions and roles she held at the post as well as at the department level, (Junior Vice President). She was also a member of the American Legion, Post 4 and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 478 in Keene. Penni was a member of the Keene Veterans Council where she was the secretary and treasurer. Another civic organization she was associated with was the Sons of the American Revolution. When time permitted Penni could be found in her younger years riding horses, equestrian style. She enjoyed reading, swimming, dancing and being with her family.

Ms. Giles is survived by her significant other, Bruce W. Carbone of Swanzey. Her mother, Edith Rossignol of Brunswick, Maine in addition to cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Penni is pre-deceased by her son, Ronald J. Terroni who passed in 2008. Her father, Nelson W. Rossignol who passed on November 23, 1959 and her sister Patricia E. Leask who recently passed on January 9, 2015.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 from 2 to 4pm. in the chapel. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Penelope E. Giles to: American Lung Association, 55 West Wacker Dr. Suite 1150, Chicago, Il. 60601 or to: American Cancer Society, 2 commerce Dr. Suite 110, Bedford, NH. 03310. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, N. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com


Daniel L. "Dan" Rounds
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Daniel RoundsDaniel “Dan” L. Rounds 25, a long time resident of Swanzey and former resident of Troy died unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at his home.

Dan was born the son of Jennifer J. (Taylor) and Arnold Rounds on June 6, 1989 in Keene, NH. He was educated locally and graduated from the Winchendon School in Winchendon, MA. class of 2008.

Dan had an outgoing personality with a contagious smile, and he was always ready to help someone in need. He enjoyed spending time with family, close cousins, and friends. He was a loving and devoted father to his pride and joy...daughter Ellie Rounds. Dan's passions included any kind of hunting and fishing. He liked to practice with his bow and was an accurate shot. He played baseball, soccer, and hockey at many levels for recreational leagues and school teams.

Dan is survived by his daughter, Ellie Rounds of Swanzey, Ellie's mother Brittney O'Connor of Swanzey, his mother, Jennifer Heald and her husband Philip Heald of Swanzey, his father, Arnold Rounds and his wife Kim Rounds of Troy, his three siblings; Justin Rounds, Hunter Rounds, and Dawson Rounds (all of Troy), Grandparents; Theresa Taylor-Spiess of Thonotosassa, FL, Maynard Rounds of Vernon, VT, James Reed of Troy, Uncles and Aunts; Dan Taylor of Hinsdale, Vincent Rounds and Peggy Rounds of Spofford, Jackie Buchanan of West Chesterfield, his girlfriend Alix Perry of Swanzey, and numerous cousins, extended family members, and friends. Dan is predeceased by grandparents; Kenneth Spiess, Lawrence Taylor, Diana Rounds, Lorraine Reed, his aunt Pollyanna Rounds, and his uncle David Taylor.

There are no calling hours and burial will be private. A celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 12pm (noon) in the funeral chapel at 44 Maple Avenue in Keene. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Daniel L. Rounds to a fund that has been set up for the future educational needs of his daughter, Ellie. Donations should be sent to any TD Bank under the account name Ellie Rounds educational fund. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com



 


Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel
44 Maple Ave.
Keene, NH 03431


Cheshire Family Funeral Home
46 South Winchester S.
PO Box 19
West Swanzey, NH 03469


Cheshire Family Crematory
23 Quarry Rd
Troy NH. 03465

 

 

Arnold E. Martineau March 3, 2015
Jill K. Meade February 25, 2015
Raphael W. Haley February 19, 2015
Amos M. Supernois February 8, 2015
Alvin R. Raitto February 4, 2015
Margaret E. Heald January 27, 2015

John B. Clark January 30, 2015
James E. Jackson Sr. January 29, 2015
Scott J. Reagan January 24, 2015
James E. Bemis Sr.January 26, 2015
Penelope E. Giles January 26, 2015
Daniel L. Rounds January 14, 2015

 

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