WINOOSKI – Shirley Martin Smith, 84, died unexpectedly early Thursday morning, Aug. 27, 2015, at the UVMMC in Burlington. Shirley was born Sept. 6, 1930, in Colchester, the daughter of Frank and Helen (Boucher) Martin. She graduated from Burlington High … Read more
North Brookfield, Mass. – Donald T. Williams, 80, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 in Rose Monahan Hospice. Donald served in the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1957. He worked at Norton Co. from 1964 – 1987 … Read more
Milton – Harold Thomas LaFar, 70, died Monday evening Aug. 17, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Harold was born Sept. 6, 1944 in Highgate, the son of Robert Sr. and Priscilla (Moore) LaFar. Harold worked … Read more
Eight years has come and gone. Not a day goes by without thinking of you. You are missed by many and loved by all. You were a wonderful and loving son and big brother. We love and miss you very … Read more
William Ernest Lunn Sr., 63, of Georgia, went on to the next journey of his life on Aug. 9, 2015 with his loving family by his side. Bill was born Oct. 20, 1951, the son of Ernest Clare Lunn and … Read more
MILTON – Carol Jane (Raymond) Johnson, 72, passed away surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 at her home in Milton. Carol was born Sept. 7, 1942 in Highgate Center, the … Read more
RICHFORD, VT / OLMSTEDVILLE, NY – Martin Henry Byrne “Marty”, 87, died peacefully on Aug. 13, 2015, at Our Lady of the Meadows in Richford with his family by his side. Born April 20, 1928, in Glens Falls, N.Y., he … Read more
A graveside service will be held Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 at 11 a.m. at St. Ann’s Cemetery in Milton. Flowers are welcome. A small get-together will be held at Howard’s home at 149 Pecor Ave, across from Sears in trailer … Read more
It’s still hard to believe that three years have passed since you were called Home. Miss you as much today as the day you left us. Love, Gail, family & friends at Emil’s
One year has passed; I think of you daily. Missing your talks and phone calls. Rest in peace with Dad & Marie. Love, Josephine
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