David Hill

David Hill

FAIRFAX – David M. Hill, 57, died unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 in Georgia. David was born Oct. 22, 1959, in Burlington, the son of Merton and Helen (Howard) Hill. David loved getting together with family and friends, watching Western …  Read more

Naeomi Paquette

Neoma Paquette

MILTON – Neoma June “Lee” Paquette, 78, died peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 at the Vermont Respite House in Colchester. Lee was born on Sept. 11, 1938 in St. Johnsbury, the daughter of   George and Lucille (LeClaire) Murray. She …  Read more

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Obituary Policy

The Milton Independent prints obituaries, committal notices and in memoriam for Milton and Georgia residents, current and former, or those with connections to our two communities.

Rates: The Independent charges for obituaries using the following scale:

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  • Thereafter: $0.25 per word and $5 per extra photo

Committal notices and in memoriam with accompanying photos are free of charge, using the editor’s discretion that the submission is an appropriate length.

Deadlines: Please email all notices to news@miltonindependent.com by Mondays at noon. We cannot guarantee placement of any obituary submitted on a Tuesday. Please include the funeral home's contact person for verification.

Billing: Milton Independent staff will handle obituary placement in the paper, but billing will originate from the St. Albans Messenger, 281 North Main St., St. Albans, VT 05478. Contact Gail Wells with any billing questions at gail@samessenger.com or 524-9771 ext. 117.

For more information, contact Courtney Lamdin, editor, at the Milton Independent at 893-2028 or at news@miltonindependent.com.

Effective: November 13, 2014; replaces 6/13/2013 policy

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