Alice Jane (Behymer) Hinman died May 11, 2014 at Forest View Manor in Meredith, New Hampshire after a long period of declining health. She was 97.
Alice Jane, the youngest child of Hallie (Hughes) and Forney L Behymer, was raised in Liberty, Indiana and met her husband, Ford B. Hinman at the University of Michigan. They were married in 1936 and lived at Holderness School where her husband taught and coached for 42 years. Alice Jane served the school as librarian, typing teacher, and secretary to the headmaster where she was responsible for much of the daily operation of the school.
The Hinmans retired from Holderness School in 1974 and settled in Northfield, Vermont on West Hill. There she enjoyed gardening, working in the Dean’s office at Norwich University and volunteering in the Northfield Library.
Alice Jane was predeceased by her husband in 1993, her youngest son, David, in 2010 and her grandson, Chris Moulton, in 2002. She will be missed by her son, Donald B. Hinman and his wife, Mary-Lou in Danbury, NH, her daughter, Jane Ramsay, in Meredith, NH, an extended family member, Bobsy Dudley Thompson, in Edgecomb, ME, 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
The family is indebted to Forest View Manor for the kind and professional care they gave to Alice Jane during her stay there. At her request, there will be no funeral; in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts might be sent to The Forest View Sunshine Fund or to Holderness School.
Dupuis Funeral Home in Ashland is assisting the family with arrangements for more info go to dupuisfuneralhome.com