Phyllis M. (Daniel) Winquist

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Phyllis M. (Daniel) Winquist, 80, of Troy and formerly of Weymouth, MA. died on Wednesday, November 14, 2019 at Westwood Nursing Home in Keene. She passed peacefully with the love of family near after a period of declining health.

Phyllis was born the daughter of the late Phyllis (Wilson) and Bryce Daniel on November 11,1939 in Springfield, MA. Phyllis was raised by her stepmother, Adeline Forsberg. She attended schools in Quincy and Braintree.

On September 18, 1960 she exchanged vows with Anthony “Tony” W. Winquist at St. Anne’s Church in Braintree, MA. They were married with family and friends in attendance. The Winquist’s have been married for fifty-nine years.

She worked at Big Brother Big Sister in Rockland, MA. for seventeen years as a member of the financial sponsorship team. Prior, she was a LNA for the Norfolk County Respiratory Hospital in Braintree, MA. for several years.

Phyllis enjoyed ceramics, painting, reading a good book and playing bingo. In her younger years she would go swimming and liked to go square dancing with her husband. She loved Christmas season and spending time with family.

Mrs. Winquist is survived by her husband, Anthony W. Winquist of Troy. Her children; Patricia M. Governor and her husband, Matthew of Troy, Peter A. Winquist and his wife, Wendi of Weymouth, MA. Paul E. Winquist of San Anselmo, CA. Karl M. Winquist and his wife, Jaqueline of Petaluma, CA. and Melissa J. Winquist of Braintree, MA. Her siblings; Alfred B. Daniel and his significant other, Patricia Grimes of Turner Falls, ME. and Agnes Carlson and her husband, Paul of Milton Mills, NH In addition, she is survived by; eleven grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Phyllis is pre-deceased by her siblings; Edward Forsberg, Alice Jerome, Ruth Bubier and Albert Forsberg. Thank you to the staff of Westwood Nursing Home for all their loving care.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 1 to 3pm. with a celebration of life service to commence at 3pm. all in the funeral chapel. Burial will take place later. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Phyllis M. Winquist to: Big Brothers Big Sisters, 5 Mear Rd. Holbrook, MA. 02343 or to: Westwood Nursing Home Activities Dept. 298 Main 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

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Allison J. (Kraft) Patnaude

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Allison J. (Kraft) Patnaude, 62, a long-time resident of Winchester passed away in on November 14, 2019 at Westwood Nursing Home in Keene. She passed peacefully with the love of family near after a period of declining health.

Allison was born the daughter of the late Janice (Duby) and Robert Kraft Sr. on October 2, 1957 in Port Jefferson, N.Y. She was educated in Keene and graduated from Keene High School class of 1975.

She worked as a molder for Concord Industries in Fitzwilliam for three years. Prior, she had been employed by Monadnock Developmental Service in Keene and at Shaw’s Grocery Stores in Keene. Allison was also a long-time Avon Lady.

On June 8, 2002 she exchanged vows with George L. Patnaude at the Westport Village Church. They were married with family and friends in attendance. The Patnaude’s have been married for seventeen years.

Allison was a loving member of the United Church of Christ in Winchester and enjoyed being a part of many social groups including the Ladies Society and the Red Hats Society. She will be remembered for her love of others, generosity, and kindness.

Mrs. Patnaude is survived by her husband: George L. Patnaude of Winchester. Her children; Cara L. Morin and husband, Michael of Tustin, CA. and Travis A. Provencher and wife, Katherine of Keene. A granddaughter, Elizabeth E. Provencher of Keene. Her siblings; Stephen Kraft and his wife, Debbie of Marlow, Robert Kraft Jr. and his wife Carol of Hillsborough and Janice Kraft of Jaffrey. In addition, she is survived by cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

A calling hour will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 2 to 3pm. with a celebration of life service to commence at 3pm. all in the United Church of Christ Church, 97 Main St. Winchester, NH. 03470. ?Calling services will continue until approximately 6:00pm for those who wish to arrive later.

In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be sent in memory of Allison J. Patnaude to: United Church of Christ in Winchester or to:

Allison’s Memorial gofundme web page.

All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 S. Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com

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Richard “Dick” D. Rudolph

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Richard “Dick” D. Rudolph, 74, a life-time resident of Spofford died on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. He passed surrounded by his family.

Richard was born the son of the late Jessie C. (Schlichting) and Charles J. Rudolph on October 24, 1945 in Keene. He was educated locally and graduated from Brattleboro Union High School class of 1963.

Soon after high school, on December 31, 1963 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War as an Engineman. He served his enlistment and was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal. He was honorably discharged at the rank of EN3, Petty Officer 3rd. Class, E-4 on March 22, 1968.

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On October 20, 1990 he exchanged vows with Christine Mears at the Grange Hall in Spofford. They were married in a simple service with close family and friends in attendance. Sadly, Christine passed on July 2, 2011 after almost twenty years of marriage.

He enjoyed racing and going to local tracks with his son Gordon, camping in Hampton, and deep-sea fishing. His shop was where the party was at. He would always have his country music playing, a fridge full of beer, and funny signs hung everywhere. It was not only the family hangout, but neighborhood and friends knew it was the place to be from mid-morning until after midnight. Dick was always ready with a good story and plenty of laughs. In his recent years, time was spent at the American Legion Post 5 with his “buds”. He was a long-time member of the Spofford Volunteer Fire Department.

Mr. Rudolph is survived by his children; Melissa D. Jordan and her husband, David of Spofford and Gordon E. Rudolph and his wife, Tammy of Marlborough. A brother, Robert Rudolph and his wife, Jean of Westmoreland. Three grandchildren; Eric Wortman, Kaylea Davidson and Joshua Beets. Three great grandchildren; Auzeleigh Wortman, Colt Wortman and Tzion Davidson-George. A nephew Charlie Rudolph. In addition, he leaves; cousins and extended family and friends.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 2 to 4pm. in the funeral chapel. In keeping with Dick’s wishes there are no formal religious services. A Burial and celebration of his life will take in the spring. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations be made in memory of Richard D. Rudolph to: Spofford Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 138, Spofford, NH. 03462. Or 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

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Joseph E. Sullivan III

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Joseph E. Sullivan III, 68, of Swanzey, beloved husband, father, and grandfather died unexpectedly in his sleep on November 12, 2019

He was born March 7, 1951 in Lowell, MA, the son of the late Genevieve Sullivan (Bancroft) and Joseph E. Sullivan Jr. He was a graduate of the Immaculate Conception Grammar School in Lowell, Xavier High School in Concord, MA, and attended St. Anselm College.

After working in the family business, Sullivan Brothers Printers, one of the country’s largest sports printing firms, he began a long career in the parimutuel racing industry at Rockingham Park in Salem and later went on to manage Foxboro Racetrack and was the longtime owner and operator of Hinsdale Greyhound Park. However, he found his true calling in recent years through his work as a direct support provider with Chesco, Inc., which provides services to those with disabilities.  He cared deeply about every one of his clients and had recently been nominated for direct support person of the year for the Monadnock Region.

Never without a good cigar in hand, he was a gracious host, a history buff, and a keen observer of sports and politics who will be missed by many.

In addition to his wife of nearly 45 years, Virginia (Gaffey), he is survived by his two daughters, Meghan (Patrick Belica) of Washington, DC, Briana (Alex Radetsky) of New York, NY; three grandchildren whom he adored, Harold Belica, Mabel Radetsky, and Margaret Belica; two sisters, Mary Anna Sullivan (Joel Epstein) of Lowell, Ellen Sullivan (Jim McClutchy) of Plum Island, MA; two nieces, Alix Epstein (Carter), Kate Epstein (Sarah Raab), and one nephew, Mike Epstein (Elizabeth Pisarik).
Memorial contributions may be made to Chesco, Inc. PO Box 561, Keene, NH 03431.

Calling Hours will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 4 to 7pm. in the funeral chapel. A mass will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 10am. in St. Bernards Church, Parish of the Holy Spirit, 185 Main St. Keene, NH. 03431. Burial will take place later. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com

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Malcolm “Mal” J. Perkins

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 Malcolm “Mal” J. Perkins, 78, a long-time resident of Winchester and formerly of Ayer, MA. died on Saturday, November 9, 2019. He passed peacefully in the comfort of his home with the love of family near after a period of declining health.

Malcolm was born the son of the late Grace M. (Hamm) and Raymond C. Perkins on December 14, 1940 in Concord, MA. He was educated in Acton, MA. and graduated from Acton-Boxboro Regional High School class of 1959.

On January 1, 1986 he exchanged vows with Jean C. (Smith) Goodman. They were married in a simple service with close family and friends in attendance. The Perkins’ have been married for thirty-two years.

Mal was a career Fire Fighter for the Town of Acton, MA. for twenty-four year before his retirement in 1987. After retirement he accepted a position at Walmart in Keene as a general clerk. He loved working there and he worked there for twenty years.
He enjoyed modified stock car racing. Time was spent meticulously maintaining his lawn. He was a collector of antique milk bottles. Mal always found himself being around nice people. He also had a soft spot for animals, especially his dog, Harley.

Mr. Perkins is survived by his wife, Jean C. Perkins of Winchester. His children; Janet E. Silverton and her husband, William of Acton, MA. Joan E. Gabriel and her husband, William of Holliston, MA. Children from the combined marriage; Teri L. Pratt and her husband, Smith of Claremont. Brian R. Goodman, Jr. and his wife, Deanna of Shirley, MA. A man he loved like his own child, Steven A. Sullivan and his wife, Sara of Hinsdale. His siblings; Brian M. Perkins and his wife, Celeste of Harpswell, ME. and Richard Perkins of Nashua. In addition, he is survived by his four grandchildren; Audrey Gabriel, George Gabriel, Sadie Goodman and Kaylee Goodman, as well as an additional twelve grandchildren. He will be missed by his sisters and brothers-in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

In keeping with Mal’s wishes there are no calling hours or formal services at this time. Donations can be made in memory of Malcolm J. Perkins to: the charity of one’s choice or you may simply pay it forward by buying a cup of coffee for someone or having a beer/shot with a friend(s) in his memory. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com

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