Obituaries
Our condolences and deepest sympathies are with these members and their families.
Arlene "Molly" Theresa (Therrien) Malloy

Mrs. Arlene “Molly” Theresa (Therrien) Malloy, 70, of 99 Bucklin Road, Adams, died on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.
She was born in North Adams on February 4, 1942, daughter of the late Raymond and Ida (Brassard) Therrien. She attended schools in Adams and North Adams
and graduated from the former St. Joseph’s High School in North Adams.
Mrs. Malloy worked for many years at the former Woolworth’s Department Store in Adams until retiring. Earlier she had worked for the former Wall Streeter Shoe
Co., North Adams.  She was a communicant of the Parish of Pope John Paul the Great, Adams. She enjoyed horse pulling, all animals, playing on the computer
and spending time with her grandchildren.  She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Joseph A. Malloy, whom she married on April 28, 1962; 1 Son – Joseph
A. Malloy, Jr. and his wife Brenda of Adams;
2 Daughters – Arlene Superneau and her husband Bryan and Betty Jo Valois and her husband William, all of North Adams; 1 other child, John Pellerin, whom she
raised since his teen years.  1 Brother – Robert Therrien  10 Grandchildren – Brian, Joshua and Katie Superneau, Jim, Michaela and Joe G. Malloy, Corrinne
Sholenburger and Bo, Rick and Bonnie Valois. 17 Great Grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was predeceased by 2 brothers, Raymond
Therrien, Jr. and Edward Therrien, Sr.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 13, at 6:00PM in the PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St., Adams.
Burial will be at a later date at the convenience of the family.
Calling hours are Monday from 4:00PM until the time of the service in the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made through the Paciorek Funeral home.
Visitation: Monday, February 13, 2012  4:00 PM until 6:00 PM - Service: Monday, February 10, 2012  6:00 PM
Paciorek Funeral Home
13 Hoosac Street
Adams, MA 01220
Oscar David Ethington

Eastern Draft Horse would like to express our sincerest condolences to
the family of Oscar Ethington. For those of you that didn't know Oscar he
was an avid Horse Puller and a wonderful friend to many. His presents will
be truly missed by all who new him. May you rest in peace.

Oscar David Ethington, Age 69 of Defoe Died Friday September 14, 2012
he was born in Defoe and was the son of the late Huston and Naomi Chisholm
Ethington. He was a farmer and a member of Pleasant View United Methodist
Church. He was a longtime member of the Bluegrass Horse Pulling Association.
He has owned and trained many Horses in his lifetime. The horses that he was
currently competing with, Prince & Cracker recently won the World Championship
at Taylorsville, Kentucky in 2011, was runner-up 2012 at Indiana State Championship.
One of his horses won the Florida state championship in February 2012.Several years
ago Oscar and his horses set a world record in Michigan. Oscar traveled extensively
from coast-to- coast attending and competing in horse pulls. After family, his horses were his second love. He is survived by his son: David Ethington of
pleasureville;two daughters: Davida Jean Rankin (Luis) of Pleasureville and Marla Gail Baily (Doug) of Shelbyville; three brothers: Wayne Ethington (Bonnie),
Eddie Lee Ethington (Becky), and Hubert Logan Ethington, all of Defoe; five sisters: Elizabeth Hunt of Louisville, Patsy Brewer (Ray) of Shelbyville, and
Teressa McKee (David) of Frankfort; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was precede in death by a brother,
Jimmy Ethington and a sister Sue Ethington.

Funeral services scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday September 20, 2012 at Sholar funeral Home of Pleasureville with Rev, John Underwood officiating. Interment
in the Ethington Family Cemetery. Visitation after 4 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2012and after 4 p.m. Wednesday September 19, 2012.

Honorary bearers will be members of the Bluegrass Horsepulling Association.
Casket Bearers will be John Archer, Chad Fox, Henry Hawkins, Terry Jacobs, Billy Jones, Daryl Lonager, Bill McClellan and Kevin Wagler.

Online condolences may be expressed at sholarfuneralhome.com

Place of service
Sholar Funeral Home, 5710 Castle Highway, Pleasureville, KY 40057

Time of service
Thursday September 20, 2012 at 1 p.m.

Place of visitation
Sholar funeral Home, 570 castle Highway, Pleasureville, KY 40057

Time of Visitation
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 after 4 p.m.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 after 4 p.m.

Cemetery
Ethington Family Cemetery, Defoe, KY                 
                 
Carl E. Parks

Carl E Parks, 71 from Floral City Florida
Carl Emerson Parks age 71 died September 12, 2012 at the Hospice unit at Citrus Memorial Hospital. Carl was born on August 23, 1941 in Greene, NY to
the late Robert and Madelyn Parks. He was a road maintenance worker for the State of New York. Survivors include his four sons, Jeffrey, Duane, Mark and
Brian; brother Robert, Jr., Ronald, Larry and Steve and sister Sheila Grant, Kay Van Tassell and Joanne Brewer; Five grandchildren. Private arrangements
under the care of Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory.
Frank Bruce

WALLINGFORD - The memorial service for Frank C. Bruce, 81, a longtime resident of Wallingford who died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, was
held Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Aldous Funeral Home.

The Rev. Lawrence Jenney officiated.

A candle lighting service was conducted by Mr. Bruce's children.

Words of Remembrance were by Terry Bruce, Rita Reynolds and Merrit Bruce.

A private graveside service was held Wednesday morning at the Pleasant View Cemetery in Middletown Springs. Mr. Bruce's urn was transported to the
graveside on a wagon by a team of draft horses.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wallingford Rescue Inc., P.O. Box 246, Wallingford, VT 05773; or to the Rutland County Humane Society Inc., 765
Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.
Craig E. Hersom  - 4/7/1956 - 2/3/2013

GROVETON – Craig E. Hersom, 56, of Melcher Street, died Sunday, February 3, 2013 of a sudden heart attack while
loading hay in Lunenburg.

Craig was born in Lancaster on April 7, 1956 the son of Ralph E. “Whitey” Hersom and Clara M. (Ball) Gregory.  He was
a longtime Groveton resident and graduate of Groveton High School.  Craig also attended Berlin Vocational where he
studied forestry.  For many years he was a self employed logger and also worked for several asphalt paving companies
including Pike Industries.  He had a love for draft horses and horse pulling.  He was a member of the Eastern Draft Horse
Association and participated in horse pulls with Emmett and Jeff Towle.  His greatest enjoyment was spending time at
camp on Neal Pond in Lunenburg.  Craig also loved children and was a favorite uncle to his nieces and nephews.  He
was a friend to many people.  Other memberships include the Sons of the American Legion, Groveton and John D.
Weeks Post #3041, Lancaster.
Family members include his parents Clara M. and John C. Gregory of Whitefield; three sisters Rebecca E. Bernard and her husband Jack of Groveton; Kathi
Sanbornton; two step-brothers, John M. Gregory-Davis and wife Susan of Meriden, James A. Gregory and Wife Eileen of East Burke; many nieces, nephews,
great-nieces and a great-nephew.  His father Whitey predeceased him.

Visiting hours will be held Saturday morning February 9, from 10:00AM to 12:00 PM at the Bailey Funeral Home.  A service will follow immediately after at    
12:00 PM at the funeral home.  Reverend David Taylor will officiate.  Cremation will follow with a spring interment of his ashes in Northumberland Cemetery.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Eastern Draft Horse Association, c/o Amanda Paul, 120 Mount Delight Rd. Deerfield, NH 03037
Michael Schobel Jr. - February 24, 2013

educated in Rehoboth schools and a lifelong resident of Rehoboth. Mike was employed as a horse tradesman and truck driver. He was a member of the
Eastern Draft Horse Association and enjoyed his involvement in horse pulling contest. He worked as an assistant starter at many race tracks on the East
coast and prior to that time his horses were well known and admired for moving the starting gate at Lincoln Downs and Narragansett Park. Along with the
generations of families that looked forward to their annual hay rides he provided horse drawn carriage services for countless wedding events. He was best
known and respected for his generosity and willingness to lend a helping hand. Mike leaves his daughter Sara Schobel and his granddaughter Hailey
Vigneau both of Rehoboth. He also leaves his siblings Jo Ann Rose and her husband Donald of Raynham and Debbie Cortellesso and husband Louie of
Ohatchee, Alabama. Mike also leaves many close friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours on Thursday, Feb. 28th at the O’Keefe-Wade Funeral Home, 70 Washington St., Taunton, MA 02780 from
6-8pm. A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 1st at 11:30am in Rehoboth Village Cemetery.

Donations in Mike’s memory may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047  
Kenneth Floyd Young

Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born June 15, 1921 in Springfield the son of Floyd C. and Miriam ( Haskell ) Young. He received his
schooling in Weathersfield Bow.
On June 25, 1947 he married Alice E. Allen in Windsor, Vt.
Ken owned and operated Maple Lane Farm where he was born until his son Ken took over in 1980 and renamed it the Milky Way Farm. His love of Farming
began as a small boy working next to his father. As an adult he continued farming and logging with horses and enjoyed going to draft horse pulling
competitions in what little time he could squeeze into his long days. After he retired from dairying he continued to work with his son, Ken caring for the young
stock and helping with the summer haying. He then had more time to train and work with many teams of horses over the years. He took great pleasure in
giving wagon and sleigh rides, being in parades and going to plowing and sap gathering contests. Everyone admired his special way with those huge gentle
giants.
Later in life he grew a garden big enough to feed the entire neighborhood. And goodness help any weed that dared sprout – they didn’t last long!
He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Alice, Three daughters; Linda Murgatroy and her husband Bill of Lempster, N.H., Janet Silkonis and her
husband John of Gardner, Mass., and Sandra Messer and her husband Bob of Wilmot, N.H. Two sons; Kenneth S. and his wife Janice of Springfield, and
Keith and his wife Kellie of Weathersfield. Eight grandchildren; Paul Buskey of Midlothian, Va., Ryan Buskey of Charlotte, N.C., Jeffrey Cleveland of
Watertown, Mass., Katie Safran of Saugus, Mass., Tia Messer of Denver, Colo., Ryan Messer of New London, N.H., Kenneth R. Young of Springfield, Vt. and
Julie Young Shute of Brownsville, Vt. Five great grandchildren; Reagan and Parker Buskey of Midlothian, Va., Anna and Alexa Buskey of Charlotte, N.C., and
Isabella Safran of Saugus, Mass. Also by many nieces, and nephews.
He was predeceased by his three brothers; Lt. Cmdr. USN Gerald Young, Allan Young and Clyde “Butch” Young, and by his three sisters; June Hyde,
Dorothy Peoples, and Beverly Harris.
Andrea Conides Smith
battle against cancer.
She was born, in Manchester, on February 2, 1969 to Ernest J. and Rachel (Contas) Conides, and raised in Keene. She was a 1987 graduate of Keene High
School and a 1991 graduate of Keene State College with a degree in Psychology.
She married Robert J. Smith of Swanzey, on November 26, 1994 and moved to Swanzey, where they raised their family. She was a past Treasurer of
Swanzey's Old Home Days Committee, past Treasurer of the Friends of the Mt. Caesar Union Library and was a frequent and enthusiastic presence at her
children's sporting events.
She was a longtime employee, and recipient of the President's award at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene, where her positive attitude touched the lives of many
patients and her co-workers at the Nurse Clinic.
A devoted wife and mother, she cherished her home and family above all and was happiest spending time with them and tending her garden, of which she
was very proud. Her beautiful smile and tireless concern for others served as an inspiration to all she knew.
She is survived by her husband Robert J. Smith, daughter Caitlin Smith, and son Austin Smith all of Swanzey; a brother, John Conides of Haverhill, MA, her
parents Ernest and Rachel Conides of Keene, as well as her Aunt Effie and her husband Father Nicholas Manikas of Hyannis, MA, Aunt Stella Kritisy of
Hilton Head, SC and Uncle Greg Contas of West Hartford, CT as well as many cousins.
Public calling hours will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 from 4:00 until 6:00 PM at the Fletcher Funeral Home, family and friends are all welcome.
At Andrea's request, services will be held at a later date, and will be private.
In lieu of flowers, Andrea has requested that Memorial Donations be made, in her name, to the Caitlin and Austin Smith Education Fund, c/o The Savings
Bank of Walpole, 400 West St., Keene, NH 03431.
Fletcher Funeral Home & Cremation Services (www.fletcherfuneralhome.com), 33 Marlboro St, Keene has been entrusted with the arrangements.