Forrest “Eugene” E. Hodgdon

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Forrest “Eugene” E. Hodgdon, 77, a resident of Keene and formerly of Winchester, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 14, 2022, in the familiar surroundings of his home.

He was born on March 12, 1945, to the late Mildred (Demerse) Leonard and Edwin Hodgdon Sr. in Gilsum, NH. Gene was educated locally at Monadnock Regional High School class of 1963.

Forrest worked for UNFI Foods as a truck driver for 18 years until he retired in 2008. He was also a private truck driver for 10 years, along with working for A and L Trucking Company out of West Swanzey for 5 years.

Gene has a passion for watching sports, especially the Boston Red Sox and the Patriots games. He also loved NASCAR, bowling, playing cribbage and going to flea markets, and collecting antiques.

Mr. Hodgdon is survived by his three children, Elizabeth Vorce and her husband, Timothy of Jaffrey, Willard T. Hodgdon and his wife, Susan of Keene, Mike I Hodgdon of Swanzey, his four siblings Edwin Hodgdon Jr. of Loris, SC., Christine Montgomery of Hinsdale, Rebecca Buglione of Forked River, NJ. and Roberta Pertin of Rochester. Gene is also survived by his six grandchildren Samantha Donaldson, Rachel Donaldson, Ronald Hodgdon, Thomas Hodgdon, Tyanna Hodgdon, and Michael J Hodgdon, along with his 3 great-grandchildren, Dameon Lorette, Kylie Hodgdon and Thomas Hodgdon, with many cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Forrest is now rejoined with his parents, along with his two siblings, Carl Chamberlin and Charlotte Phillips.

A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at the Centennial Hill Cemetery, Centennial Road, Gilsum, NH. Although flowers will be gladly accepted, the family has requested that donations be made to the

Rise for Baby and Family Foundation
147 Washington St.
Keene, NH. 03431.

All services are under the care of the Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431.

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Carolyn L. (Tonkin) Reed

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Carolyn L. (Tonkin) Reed, 94, a resident of Keene and formerly of Pittsfield and Concord, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, in the comfort of her son’s home with the love of her son John near.

She was born the daughter to the late Ellen (Brotherston) and Robert Tonkin on October 11, 1927, in Concord. Carolyn was educated locally at Concord High School class of 1945. She then attended Dance School in New York City, NY.

On July 1, 1953, Carolyn exchanged vows with the love of her life George A Reed in Concord. They were happily married for 53 years and lived in Pittsfield, NH until George passed away on August 17, 2006.

She worked for the Sulloway, Hollis, Piper, Jones, and Godfrey Law Firm in Concord for many years along with other attorney offices in Concord and Manchester. Carolyn then went on to work for several years at Nathan Wechsler and Company Accountants in Concord before her

retirement. After, Carolyn then worked in the office for Orthodontist Dr. Philip Desmarais General Dentistry in Concord, NH.

She enjoyed many things in life such as being with her family, especially dancing with George, renting lake cottages, vacationing in York, ME., then traveling to Vacation Islands, and after retirement, she loved playing golf and watching golf on TV. In her younger years, she played on the Pittsfield Bowling leagues.

Mrs. Reed is survived by her son John S. Reed of Keene, a niece Maxine Reed Genest and nephew Terry Reed of Barnstead, and her Tonkin nephews of the Concord area. She is also survived by her 6 grandnieces and grandnephews, her best friend Ms. Freddie Martinez, her two daughters, and grandchildren of Concord and Keene. She is now at rest with her

parents, brother Bob Tonkin and sister Dorothy (Tonkin) Foster, and her husband George Reed.

In keeping with Carolyn’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or local services. A graveside service will be held on Monday, August 29, 2022, at 1:00 pm in the family lot at Floral Park Cemetery, Barnstead Rd. Pittsfield, NH. 03263. All services are under the care of Cheshire

Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. Online condolences can be given at

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Timothy “Tim” E. McAndrews

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Timothy “Tim” E. McAndrews, 39, of Millis, Massachusetts and formerly of Erving, MA. passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 25, 2022 after a brief period of declining health at Mass General Hospital in Boston, MA. He passed peacefully with the love of his family near.

Timothy was born a son of Kathleen M. (Banach) and John J. McAndrews on March 21, 1983 in Greenfield, MA. He was educated locally and graduated from Turners Falls High School class of 2001. Tim went on in his education attending UMass Dartmouth to study accounting.

On April 2, 2011 Tim exchanged vows with the love of his life, Rebecca E. House. They exchanged vows at the 1st Congregational Church of Gill, MA. with family and friends in attendance. They have been married for eleven years.

He was presently employed by Entegee Inc. in Millis, Ma. as a technical recruiter “head hunter” for the past 6 years. Prior, he had been employed with Dana Farber Hospital as a parking coordinator for 5 years, as well as being a sales associate for Cheshire Furniture for 8 years.

Tim enjoyed many things in life. He played football in his younger years and enjoyed watching football on TV and going to games when time permitted. He loved the thrill of playing the lottery and could always be found spending time with friends. Tim was a very proud family man. His daughter, Mallory, was the central focus of his life and every decision he made.

Mr. McAndrews is survived by his wife, Rebecca E. McAndrews and their daughter, Mallory K. McAndrews of Millis, MA. his parents, Kathleen “Kathy” and John McAndrews of Erving, MA. His grandmother, Margaret “Peggy” McAndrews of Erving, MA. Tim is also survived by his brother, Jeffrey P. McAndrews and his wife, Dulcie of Erving, MA. His in-laws, Richard and Genevieve House of Union, NH and Caylah and John Duda of Millis, MA. In addition, he is also survived by; uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, extended family and friends. Tim is pre-deceased by his grandparents; Brian McAndrews, Mary and Walter Banach. In addition to his favorite aunt, Rosie Cetto.

A graveside service will be at 11:00am. on Friday, September 2, 2022 at the Mater Dolorosa Cemetery, Wisdom Way, Greenfield, MA. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the “Benefit of Mallory McAndrews”, Needham Bank, 857 Main St. Millis, MA. 02054. or to: Go Fund-me, Https:// to assist with her future needs. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Homes and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446.

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Jean G. Pollard

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Jean G. Pollard, 92, a resident of Keene, New Hampshire for the past year, passed away peacefully and in the comfort of her home on August 14, 2022, with the love of family near after a brief period of declining health.

Jean was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on July 5, 1930, the first of two daughters to the late Albert A. and Dorothy (Wells) Galipault, of Colrain, Massachusetts. She attended grammar school in Colrain, Massachusetts, and graduated from Arms Academy, in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, in 1948. She married the love of her life, Ronald C. Pollard, on June 18, 1954.

During their marriage, Jean and Ron lived in Bennington, Vermont; Brattleboro, Vermont; Rutland, Vermont; Greenfield, Massachusetts; and Keene, New Hampshire. During those years her employment included working for Kendall Mills, in Colrain, Massachusetts; OK Fairbanks and JC Penney, in Brattleboro, Vermont; and New England Telephone and Telegraph Company and The Ginger Tree, in Rutland, Vermont.

Jean enjoyed sewing, reading, puzzles, traveling, dancing, and time spent with family.

Jean is survived by her husband of 68 years, Ronald C. Pollard, of Keene, New Hampshire; her son, Ronald L. Pollard (Dawn), of Keene, New Hampshire; son, Jeffrey A. Pollard (Carol), of Pensacola, Florida; and daughter, Lorijean Baker, of Keene, New Hampshire. She is also survived by grandchildren, Evan Pollard (Emily), Nathan Hoon Pollard, Brittany Robles (Adam), Alyssa Dorman (Justin), Austin Baker, Ethan Baker, and Rory Longe, and great grandchildren, Addyson and Evelyn Pollard, AJ, Ezra, and Noah Robles, Sylvia Dorman, and Caleb Longe, as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews, extended family and friends, and by sister-and-brother-in-law, Joyce and Roger Tower, with whom she was very close

She was predeceased by her parents, Albert A. and Dorothy (Wells) Galipault, her sister and brother-in-law, Bertina and Frederick David Richardson, and a nephew, Dean Richardson.

Donations in her memory may be made to: Hospice, PO Box 564, Keene, NH 03431, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Homes and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431.

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Brian Scott Romano

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Brian Scott Romano of Keene, NH left this world unexpectedly on Friday, August 12, 2022, at the age of 50.

While his family and friends are shocked by his death, they are thankful for his life. Brian was a caring soul with a huge heart. His smile was as big as his heart and could light up a room.

Brian especially loved children and animals and they loved him. He enjoyed listening to music, playing his guitars, fishing, golfing, following his favorite sports teams and spending time with his friends.

Brian attended Keene High School and was employed by Whitney Brothers in Keene, NH. as a CNC Machinist.

Brian is survived by his mother Linda Fournier Paquette and her husband Maurice (Moe) Paquette of Milledgeville, GA; sister Susan Romano Trader and her husband Robert Trader of Cape Coral, FL; nephew Brandon Capron and his wife Erin of Marlborough, NH; niece Olivia Trader of Cape Coral, FL; step-mother Maureen Romano of Swanzey, NH; stepsister Joelle Phippard and her husband Rick Phippard of Swanzey, NH; step-nephew Keegan Phippard of Swanzey, NH; in addition to several uncles, aunts, cousins, grandnieces, extended family and friends.

Brian is predeceased by his father Nicholas Romano, grandparents Francis and Marjorie Romano, Leo and Marion Fournier, and Beverly Sturgis.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations in Brian’s memory be made to the Monadnock Humane Society 101 W. Swanzey Rd. Swanzey, NH. 03446 or to the Samaritans, Inc. 25 Roxbury St. office 113 Keene, NH. 03431.

A Celebration of Life will be at 2:00 pm on Sunday, August 28, 2022, at the Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431.

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

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