Thomas Husson Sr., 75, of Milton passed away after a short fight against cancer on April 6, 2015. He was born in Munising, Mich., the son of the late Albert and Lillian (Van Dorn) Glatus. Tom was a graduate of … Read more
MILTON – Ralph A. Derouchie, 57, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 21, 2015, following a long illness. Ralph was born May 19, 1957 in Burlington, the son of Ralph and Thelma (Hayes) Derouchie. Ralph worked for many years at Vermont … Read more
MILTON – William James “Jim” Lyons, 72, of Milton, passed away on April 15, 2015 due to complications stemming from years of diabetes. Jim was born in Colchester on July 7, 1942, son of the late William L. and Daisy … Read more
SOUTH BURLINGTON – Jean Irene Vecchio, 87, died peacefully late Saturday evening, April 11, 2015 at the Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Oct. 16, 1927 in Newburgh, N.Y., the only child of Thomas and Irene (Raven) Vecchio. … Read more
WESTFORD – Alice L. Russin, 34, died Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans following a long battle with cancer. Alice was born on Dec. 2, 1980 in Burlington, the daughter of Earl Ritchie and Sheila … Read more
MILTON – Gwendolyn “Gwen” Brown, 93, died peacefully on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Milford Regional Hospital in Milford, Mass. Gwen was born Sept. 24, 1921 in Bakersfield, the daughter of Morton and Marion (Burns) Marshia. She received her … Read more
Milton — Howard E. Smith, “The Rebel,” 63, of Milton passed away peacefully on April 4, 2015 at home with his wife, Jean, and daughter, Mia, at his side. Howard was born April 14, 1951 in Galveston, Texas. He was … Read more
Montpelier – William R. Schillhammer, Jr., The “Silver Doc,” passed away peacefully in his sleep with family at his side the morning of April 3, 2015. Bill was born on Dec. 10, 1924 and was raised as an only child … Read more
Milton – Robert Richard Gokey Sr., 67 of Milton, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 4, 2015 in the Birchwood Terrace Nursing Home in Burlington. Bob was born April 21, 1947 in Jeffersonville, the son of the late Byron Wilford and … Read more
MILTON – Brian Keith Baker, 58, of Milton passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington with his loving family by his side. Brian was born Jan. 24, 1957 in Burlington, the son … Read more
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Effective: November 13, 2014; replaces 6/13/2013 policy