GRAND ISLE – Rita G. Connolly, 78, died peacefully with family by her side on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 in Grand Isle. Rita was born in Yonkers, N.Y. on Sept. 14, 1938, the daughter of Thomas and Rita (Minchin) Connolly. … Read more
SOUTH HERO – Thomas J. Tourville, 39, died unexpectedly, due to a car accident Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 on East Shore Road in South Hero. Tom was born Sept. 18, 1977 in Burlington, the son of Randy and Norma (Noni … Read more
MILTON – Robert William Giroux Jr., 52, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 at his home in Milton. Bob was born May 22, 1964 in Burlington, the son of Robert W. Giroux Sr. and Paulette (Estus) Giroux. He graduated … Read more
MILTON – Leona May Williams, 78, died unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, with her loving family by her side. Leona was born Dec. 4, 1938 in Bakersfield, the daughter of George … Read more
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
MILTON – Stephen M. Benoit, 65, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 at his home in Milton. Stephen was born Sept. 13, 1951 in Burlington, the son of the late Marcel and Theresa Carpenter Benoit. He served his country … Read more
MILTON – Carol N. McQuade, 73, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, following a courageous battle with cancer. Carol was born March 25, 1943 in Brockton, Mass., the daughter of the … Read more
Charles J. Benway, “Uncle Charlie”, 79, of Essex Jct., passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 27, 2016 at his home on West Street. Charlie was born Feb. 19, 1937 in Burlington, the son of the late Frederick and Frances Allaire Benway. … Read more
MILTON – Donovan M. Couture, 49, passed away on Friday afternoon, Dec. 30, 2016, in the presence of his loving wife, daughter and many other family members, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington as a result of … Read more
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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