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Thomas E. Banziger
David S. Chilson
(Vermont College), 1/15/1997
Diane E. Halliday
Peter J. Henry
David A. Hof
SFC Eddie L. Jenkins
(Vermont College), 9/6/1988
Laura D. McMullin
Sean J. Moran
Gary Lewis Roberts
Anita M. Shepard
Gertrude O. Sherlock
Kenneth J. Silva
Joseph L. Tryon
SFC Eddie L. Jenkins
SFC Eddie L. Jenkins, died unexpectedly on June 22, 2010 at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, NC. At Norwich, Eddie was known as a kind and friendly man whose infectious smile was well known across campus. His favorite quote was “We are the world, let’s smile and make it beautiful with love.” Majoring in physical education, Eddie was very devoted to athletics. He participated all four years on the Men’s Basketball Team and was on Varsity Club. He was co-captain during his senior year. Eddie was also active as a member of the Sophomore Honor Committee while at Norwich. After graduating from Norwich in 1975, he entered active duty in the U.S. Army. He served 20 years before retiring and entering the civilian workforce.
In addition to his wife of 34 years, Linda, he leaves two sons, Eddie Jr. and Shannon; a daughter, Tashonia; seven siblings, and seven grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday, June 28th at the Church of Christ in Fayetteville, NC, and he was buried later that day at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake, NC.
Laura D. McMullin
Laura D. McMullin, of Weston, Mass., passed away unexpectedly on March 22, 2000, at the age of 44. She graduated from Weston High School in 1973 and Vermont Jr. College in 1975.
She was the beloved daughter of Barbara Bell McMullin of Wayland, Mass., and the late Robert D. McMullin. She was the devoted sister of David A. of Marlboro, Mass., Jonathan H. of Wayland, Mass., Thomas K. of Osterville, Mass., and Nancy M. Benotti of Lancaster, Mass. She was is also survived by four nieces: Kimberly, Elizabeth and Jaqueline Benotti and Jennifer McMullin.
A graveside service was held on April 1, 2000 at Newton Cemetery, 791 Walnut St., Newton Centre. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, 350 So. Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02120.
Sean J. Moran
Sean Joseph Moran, 59, of Derry, N.H., passed away on November 27, 2012 after a long battle with cancer.
Sean was born in Stoneham, Mass., on July 21, 1953, the son of Joseph and Elaine Moran (Streeter). Sean grew up in the Albany, N.Y., area where he graduated from Shenendehowa High School in 1971 as a football and hockey standout. He graduated from Norwich University in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business. While at Norwich, Sean was a member of the football team. As a defensive tackle he was All-New England and All-East in 1974 while earning team MVP honors on defense. He was inducted into the Norwich University Hall of Fame in 1983. Sean was a true leader, both on and off the field, throughout his life.
After graduating from Norwich, Sean worked for the Ford Motor Company at plants in both Albany, N.Y., and Flint, Mich. He married the former Lindsay Jo Katz NU'77 in 1979. They moved to Derry, N.H., in 1984 where he began his career with the Raytheon Corporation in Andover, Mass. Since that time, he had worked on both the Hawk and Patriot Missile programs as a production and quality control manager. During his time with Raytheon, Sean was tasked with three demanding assignments in the Middle-East in support of U.S. foreign military programs.
Sean was extremely involved with his community, coaching both the hockey and football teams at Pinkerton Academy in Derry. He was active with the gymnastics and woman’s lacrosse programs as a major and minor official. His passion for hockey kept him playing on numerous teams and leagues throughout New Hampshire and Massachusetts even after being diagnosed with his illness. Sean was an avid reader with a thirst for knowledge. He enjoyed fishing and loved being on the water, whether it was on a lake or the ocean.
Sean leaves behind his beloved wife of 33 years, Lindsay Moran (Katz) NU'77; a daughter, Meagan Moran; his mother, Elaine Moran; and six sisters: Elizabeth Strouse (Moran), Karen Foust (Moran), Patricia Moran, Maureen Moran, Diane Moran, and Linda Moran. He also leaves behind several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Sean also leaves behind his brother-in-law, Jeffrey Katz NU'73.
Sean was a loving and devoted husband, father, son and brother. He was a selfless friend and a willing mentor. He will be missed by all he touched.
Calling hours will be held on December 2, 2012, at Phaneuf Funeral Home, 243 Hanover Street, Manchester, N.H., from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A short tribute to Sean will be held at 6:00 p.m. Additional information and directions are available at www.phaneuf.net.
A funeral Mass with be held at the Holy Cross Catholic Church, 187 Hampstead Rd., Derry, N.H. at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 3, 2012. Internment at the Forest Hill Cemetery, 14 Manning Street, Derry, N.H. will follow the Mass.
Gary Lewis Roberts
Gary Lewis Roberts, 55, of Manchester, CT, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 12, 2008. The son of John L. and Margaret C. Roberts, he was born on an Air Force Base near Warrington, Lancashire, England. Gary was nearly three years old when the family was transferred to Waco, TX for one year; Homestead, FL for four and one half years; Rome, NY for six years; and to Manchester in January of 1967. Gary obtained the rank of Eagle Scout by the time he was fifteen. He also played trombone in the Manchester High School Band. After graduation he studied one year at the University of Connecticut and then became an ROTC cadet at Norwich University in Northfield, VT. While at Norwich Gary participated in track, wrestling, intramurals, he was a member of the football team, and also of the Arnold Air Society.
Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the USAF. After over a decade of service Gary retired from the military and was employed at Aetna for several years. After the massive layoffs of the nineties, he established his own company "All Jobs by Gary". Gary excelled at Square dancing and Rounds and was a former Vice President and President of the South Windsor Square Dance Club.
He was predeceased by his mother; and is survived by his son, Jeffrey of Boston, MA; sisters, Christine and Jack Pendleton of Canby, OR, and Kathryn and Anthony Janco of Hudson, NH; his brother, Dale and Kimberly Roberts of Trabuco Canyon, C A; his father, John and Loisjean Roberts of Manchester; and a very special friend, Renee Taylor of Windsor.
Gertrude O. Sherlock
Gertrude Ouellette Sherlock, 87, a long-time resident of Tunbridge, Vt., passed away Sunday evening, December 2, 2012, at Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder, Vt., after a brief convalescence there.
Gertrude was born in Amesbury, Mass. on September 4, 1925, the daughter of Ludgar A. and Dora (LaMontagne) Ouellette. Ger¡trude moved to Tunbridge with her family at a young age. She was raised on a dairy farm with her four siblings, Connie, Jackie, Caroline, and John. She attended grade school at the #3 School on Potash Hill Road and graduated from South Royalton High School in South Royalton, Vt. She later attended nursing school. She met and soon got engaged to Robert Sherlock, being swept off her feet by his marriage proposal while on top of the Ferris wheel at the Tunbridge World's Fair. Robert and Gertrude set up their household at the Invermay Farm on Spring Road, where they raised their five children, Jim, Margaret, Mike, Dale, and Phil. Gertrude loved gardening, literature, ancient and Biblical history, and all things Irish, and was a jack-of-all-trades housewife who could do it all-and she never missed a good sale. In 1974, she went back to college, majoring in early childhood development, and graduated from Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., making the dean's list six times. For the remainder of her working career, she was a kindergarten teacher in South Royalton. Gertrude happily lived her last 10 years in her dream log home on Spring Road in Tunbridge. She is survived by four children; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren, who remember her fondly. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Sherlock; a son, Michael Sherlock; and a sister, Jackie Edmunds. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Tunbridge Congregational Church in Tunbridge. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Tunbridge Food Shelf, c/o Euclid Farnham, 24 The Crossroad, Tunbridge, Vt. 05077, and make a thoughtful act of kindness for an elderly neighbor. Arrangements are under the direction of the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, Vt.
Joseph L. Tryon
Joseph L. Tryon, 59, of Belmont, Mass., died peacefully on June 21, 2011, surrounded by his loving family and a close friend. Born on May 16, 1952, he was the beloved son of the late Joseph L. Tryon and Helen Tryon McCabe.
Joe graduated from Belmont High School in 1971. He continued his education at Norwich University, and graduated in 1975 with a bachelor of science in physical education. While at Norwich, he was a member of Big Brother, P.E. Majors Club, Rugby, and Intramurals. Joe was a longtime employee of the Gaebler Children’s Center and McLean Hospital, where he provided loving care and support to those in need. Joe also established JL Tryon Landscaping. He was a dedicated volunteer of the Belmont S.P.O.R.T. program, and an active parishioner of St. Joseph Parish.
Joe was the loving husband of Margaret “Peggy” (Neville) Tryon and the late Nancy (MacIsaac) Tryon; devoted father of Joseph L. Tryon and his wife, Melissa Sturm-Tryon, of Arlington, Va., Travis F. Tryon and his fiancé, Shannon Crosby of Charlestown, Mass., and Rosaleen A. Tryon of Belmont, Mass. He was the proud grandfather of Travis J. Tryon; brother of Mary Ann Christie and her husband, Richard, of Goffstown, N.H., Jane E. Caira and her husband, Michael, of Wilmington, Mass., and Thomas A. Tryon and his wife, Judith M., of Quincy, Mass. Joe is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours in St. Joseph Church, 130 Common St., Belmont, Mass., on Friday, June 24, from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 25, at 9:00 am in St. Joseph Church. Interment will take place at Belmont Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Rosaleen A. Tryon Family Supplemental Needs Trust, 10"A" Street, Belmont, MA 02478.