Raymond, NH — Rev. Neal P. White, 63, of Raymond, N.H., died Thursday, December 26, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, N.H., with his loving family by his side. He was predeceased by his father and mother, Alfred White and Patricia (Johnson) Hodgdon. Neal Perley White was born November 9, 1950, in Burlington, Vt. Raised in Orleans, Vt., he graduated from Lake Region High School in 1968. Neal attended Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, Vt., receiving his B.S. in Social Sciences in 1975. In 1992, upon graduating from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., Neal became an ordained minister with the United Methodist Church. Neal then went on to receive a Master of Divinity (MDIV) from Bethany Theological Seminary in 1995.
DANVILLE, NH AND PRESQUE ISLE, ME — Stanley “Stan” N. McPherson, 52, passed away unexpectedly at his residence in Danville, NH on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. He was born in Presque Isle on February 28, 1961, the son of Cluny B. and Effie (Watson) McPherson.
Andover — Jean Monroe Farrell, 68, of Andover, passed away on November 17, 2013, in Lebanon, NH, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Jean was born on April 2, 1945, in Bridgeport, CT, to George and Jennie Monroe, and grew up in Fairfield, CT, where she graduated from Roger Ludlowe High School in 1963. She was a 1968 graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, majoring in Spanish, which she subsequently taught for some 35 years, the first 27 at Sanborn Regional High School in Kingston, NH, and then for three years at the University of New Hampshire in Durham. In 2006 at age 61 she earned a Masters Degree in Education from Harvard University, after which she returned to teaching from 2009 until 2013 at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Jean was also a teacher’s teacher. For a number of years she presented world language teacher training workshops for the University of New Hampshire Continuing Education Professional Development program, and for many public school districts and professional organizations.