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Robert Bennett Vancore

Colebrook, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 8 Jul 2002 (aged 79)
Colebrook, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Colebrook, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 100113060 · View Source
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Robert Bennett Vancore, 79, of Colebrook NH, died July 8, 2002, at the Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook. Mr. Vancore was born Dec. 11, 1922, in Colebrook, the son of Leonard and Ruth (Lawson) Vancore.

He was a 1940 graduate of Colebrook Academy and a 1941 graduate of Hebron Academy in Hebron ME. He also attended the University of New Hampshire in Durham briefly before volunteering for the 8th Squadron in the U.S. Air Force in 1943, serving until his honorable discharge in 1945.

He owned and operated Vancore, The Jeweler, in Colebrook from 1946 until his retirement in 2000. He was a 50-year member of both the Evening Star Lodge 37, F&AM, and the George L. O'Neil American Legion Post 62. He was also a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church and the Colebrook Chamber of Commerce. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and his greatest pleasures were conversations with his family and friends while enjoying his favorite cigar.

Family members include his loving wife of 56 years, ElmerLine (Dwinell) Vancore of Colebrook; daughters Ruth Ann Kelsea of Pembroke NH and Doris Kristen Riley of North Haverhill NH; sister Everdean Hills of Hollis; three granddaughters; a grandson; and two great-granddaughters.

(obituary from Jenkins Funeral Home, Colebrook NH)

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