GRAND ISLE – Gerard J. Grenon, 74, died peacefully at his home, with his loving family by his side, following a courageous and short battle with cancer. Jerry was born Jan. 2, 1943 in Barre, the son of Raoul and … Read more
MILTON – Peter Bliek, 71, died unexpectedly on May 9, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center following a heart attack. Peter was born Jan., 1946 in Oerle, Holland, the son of Nicolaas van den Bliek and Henrica Antonis. … Read more
MILTON – Wayne A. Lafayette, 82, of Mackey Street passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in the presence of his loving family in Colchester following a lengthy illness. Wayne was born July 13, 1934 in Colchester, the son of the … Read more
MILTON – Richard Lawrance Drinkwine went to his Lord on May 2, 2017. He was born Jan. 28, 1931 in Northfield to Fred and Maud (Sorell) Drinkwine. He leaves behind his three girls, his wife of 56 years, Evelyn (Woolley); … Read more
MILTON – Helen “Nell” Mayville, 91, died peacefully Monday, May 1, 2017 at Starr Farm Nursing facility in Burlington, surrounded by her loving family. Helen was born Dec. 27, 1925 in Pittsford, the daughter of Alton and Mary (Carrigan) Grace. … Read more
WESTFORD – Jason B. Estus, 39, died unexpectedly Tuesday, May 2, 2017 following complications from streptococcus pneumonia. Jason was born May 12, 1977 in Burlington, the son of Gary and Brenda (Guilmette) Estus. He was a member of Aerie 4218 … Read more
MILTON – Frank Joseph Root, 74, passed away Monday, May 1, 2017 in the Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center in Burlington where he resided for the past several years. Frank was born April 14, 1943 in Chicopee, Mass., the son … Read more
OCALA, FLA./MILTON, VT – Elsie Anna Woodwell passed away peacefully, surrounded by her adoring family, on March 24, 2017 at The Legacy Hospice House in Ocala after an extended illness. Elsie was born March 10, 1934 in West Orange, N.J. … Read more
MILTON – Betty Jane Lamphere passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 after a long battle with cancer, her family by her side. She was born Feb. 7, 1944 in Burlington, daughter of William and Betsy Bailey. She was the wife … Read more
Mary Catherine Ferrari passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, March 12, 2017. She is survived by her husband, David, of 43 years and daughters Amy Smith, Gina Ferrari Masse and Melissa Wickerd; her grandchildren, Skyler her … Read more
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Effective: November 13, 2014; replaces 6/13/2013 policy