WESTFORD – Pauline Paige Irish, 98, of Westford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Our Lady of Providence in Winooski, where she received ongoing excellent care from the staff and support from … Read more
COLCHESTER – Paul Parks Poquette, 93, died peacefully early Tuesday, March 21, 2017, with his loving family by his side at Maple Lane Nursing Home in Barton. Paul was born Sept. 9, 1923 in Alburgh, the son of Warren and … Read more
I never truly learned what the words “I miss you” were until I reached for my mom’s hand and it wasn’t there … Happy birthday, Mom.
MILTON – Nina Belle Hazen Towne, 90, of Milton passed away March 20, 2017 at her home after a long illness. Nina was born in East Braintree, the only daughter of the Rev. C. Arthur Hazen and Doris Hasey … Read more
WINDHAM, ME – Kim (FitzGerald) Prendergast, 59, passed away March 6, 2017 comforted by her family. Kim was born in Burlington on Sept. 30, 1957, daughter of Jane (Manley) FitzGerald and the late John W. FitzGerald. She grew up in … Read more
MILTON – Helena Beryl King, 94, of Milton died peacefully Monday, March 6, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, surrounded by her loving family. Beryl was born August 7, 1922 in Grand Isle, the oldest daughter … Read more
MILTON – Kathleen Marie Raymond, 59, of Milton passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving daughter and friends on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Kathleen was born June 6, 1957 … Read more
ESSEX – Linwood “Berg” Bushey, 92, passed away at the Vermont Respite House on Feb. 27, 2017 with his family at his side. Berg was born Aug. 23, 1924 on Hardscrabble Road in Milton, son of Burton and Grace (Randall) … Read more
MILTON – Ella Marie Brown, 87, died peacefully Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington with her loving family by her side. Ella was born Nov. 22, 1929 in Colchester, the daughter of Walter … Read more
Fairfax/St. Albans – Joyce Ardelle (Mossey) Painter, 88, of Fairfax, peacefully passed away, surrounded by her family on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 in the Franklin County Health and Rehabilitation Center in St. Albans. Joyce was born July 26, 1928 in … Read more
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Effective: November 13, 2014; replaces 6/13/2013 policy