MILTON – Elizabeth Ann Brown, 58, died peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015 at the Fort Ethan Allen Nursing Home in Colchester following a long illness. Elizabeth was born Oct. 9, 1957 in Burlington, the daughter of William and Audrey … Read more
COLCHESTER – Thomas J. Spraggins, 57, died peacefully at home on Nov. 18, 2015 with his loving family by his side. Tom was born on April 17, 1958 in Burlington, the son of James and Lorraine Marie (Martin) Spraggins. He … Read more
MILTON – Donna Jean Mott, 68, died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington following a short illness. Donna was born Jan. 7, 1947 in Colchester, the daughter of Lyle and Addie “Tony” (Cook) … Read more
In memory of our mother and grandmother. It has been seven years. We love you and miss you. Happy birthday, mama. – Angela Ballard Dallier
MILTON – Arnold “Red” Garnett, 88, died peacefully Wednesday evening, Nov. 4, 2015 at the Starr Farm Rehabilitation Center in Burlington, surrounded by his loving family. Red was born Aug. 13, 1927 in Weathersfield, the son of Walter and Victoria … Read more
Cheryl A. Sylvester, formerly of St. Albans, passed away peacefully on Oct. 23, 2015 surrounded by her closest friends and family. Cheryl graduated from Fanny Allen School of Nursing and started a long career of doing what she loved most: … Read more
MILTON – Glenna Catherine Germain, 84, passed away peacefully, Saturday morning Oct. 17, 2015 at the Vermont Respite House in Williston. Glenna was born Feb. 19, 1931 in St. Albans, the daughter of the late Leo and Vatleana Firkey Sorrell. … Read more
TORRINGTON, CONN. – Jean Anne Gordon, 66, died Monday Sept. 21, 2015 at the Paradigm Health Care Center in Torrington. Jean Anne was born Oct. 24, 1948, in Burlington, Vt., the daughter of Alton and Audrey (Quebec) Gordon. She moved … Read more
SOUTH BURLINGTON – Rebecca (Brown) Kruger, 96, died peacefully early Saturday morning, Sept. 26, 2015 at the Birchwood Terrace Nursing Center. Rebecca was born Dec. 10, 1918 in Jericho, the daughter of Arthur and Eva (Lowrey) Brown. She graduated from … Read more
What I would give I’d give so much to hear your voice, To hear you say hello. I’d give so much to clasp your hand, To see you smile and glow. I’d give so much to have a chat The … Read more
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Effective: November 13, 2014; replaces 6/13/2013 policy