GEORGIA – Roland “Pete” Charles Belval, 74, died peacefully on Oct. 12, 2016 at the Vermont Respite House in Colchester. Roland was born on June 16, 1942 in Williston, the son of Charles and Mary (Pigeon) Belval. Roland had been … Read more
MILTON – Beverly J. Brisson passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at Northwestern Medical Center. Beverly was born in Burlington, the daughter of Silas Wells, Sr. and Mildred (Lamphere) Wells. She graduated from … Read more
MILTON – Heather J. Leger, 39, passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, 2016, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. She was born June 21, 1977 in Fitchburg, Mass., daughter of Ken Leger and Joyce Sky. She went to … Read more
COLCHESTER – Shawn Michael Carter, 32, was taken from this life way too early due to an accidental overdose. Shawn was born Nov. 15, 1983 in Burlington, the son of Harry Carter and Anne Marie Paquette. He was predeceased by … Read more
GEORGIA – Fernande “Fern” Y. Matthews, 72, died peacefully Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 at her home in Georgia surrounded by her loving husband and family, following a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Fern was born in St. Albans on Jan. … Read more
CAMBRIDGE – Robert L. Coli Sr., 64, died peacefully Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at the Vermont Respite House in Colchester, with his loving family by his side, following a short battle with liver cancer. He became ill while visiting Minnesota … Read more
Daniel A. Pidgeon, 55, died on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. Daniel was born on Oct. 5, 1960. He served 21 years in the Marine Corps and worked for the government in weapons research. He loved golf and target shooting. He … Read more
COLCHESTER – Mary McCarty Somerville, 74, died peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington with her loving family by her side. Mary was born in Burlington on Jan. 3, 1942, the daughter … Read more
MILTON – Homer George Griswold, 75, of Griswold Drive passed away peacefully, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Homer was born Feb. 27, 1941 in Wilmington, the son of the late Kenneth and … Read more
MILTON – Anthony Griffith passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 at Northwest Medical Center in St. Albans. Tony was born Sept. 29, 1935. He was pre-deceased by his parents, Gerald and Marjorie Griffith, by his brothers Lee and Zeke … Read more
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