Georgia – Barbara Ann Mills-Preston, 91, formerly of Georgia, passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 in the Franklin County Rehabilitation Center in St. Albans. Barbara was born May 6, 1926 in … Read more
ESSEX – Robert L. Langdeau, 73 died unexpectedly on Nov. 25, 2017 at the Parrish Medical Center in Titusville, Fla. following pulmonary emboli. Bob was born June 1, 1944 in Claremont, N.H., the son of Lionel and Irene (St. Cyr) … Read more
Williston/Milton – Sarah Jean McDonald, 60, died peacefully on Nov. 25, 2017 at the Burlington Health and Rehab Center. Sarah was born in Burlington on Sept. 2, 1957, the daughter of Francis and Eleanor (Lane) McDonald. She graduated from Milton … Read more
MILTON – James J. Labor Jr., 42, died unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, following a heart attack. Jim was born April 13, 1975 in Claremont, N.H., the son of James … Read more
MILTON – Michael Shamus Daley was born May 25, 1940 at the Bishop DeGoesbriand Hospital in Burlington to John Joseph and Mary Louise (Laird) Daley. The ninth of 10 brothers and sisters, Michael grew up surrounded by friends and family … Read more
SWANTON – Judith Ann Bluto, 74, died peacefully on Nov. 14, 2017 at Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans, with her family by her side. Judy was born Oct. 6, 1943 in Pawtucket, R.I., the daughter of Firmin and Imelda … Read more
FORT MYERS, FLA./PHILADELPHIA, PENN. – Doris Elizabeth Lipshutz, 80, died peacefully on Nov. 2, 2017 in Philadelphia, Penn. She was born, Nov. 6, 1936 in Camden, N.J. to loving parents, John and Rose (DiGangi) DiTullio, a large extended Italian family. … Read more
GEORGIA – Ken Bonin, a longtime community resident, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Born in Rochester, N.Y. on July 22, 1963, he was the son of the late George and Arlene … Read more
11/9/1936 – 11/8/2008 It’s already been nine years since you been gone, Mom. It seems impossible. We all love and miss you so very much. Love you. (Happy birthday, too.)
GEORGIA – Christopher M. Letourneau, 51, died unexpectedly, due to a heart attack, Friday Oct. 13, 2017 at the Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans. Chris was born March 5, 1966, in Frankfurt, Germany, the son of Joseph and Theresa … Read more
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