Dear Dale (love of my life), My world certainly changed in so many ways after you went home to be with our Lord. Sometimes I’m in disbelief it’s been 8 years since I’ve held you in my arms, because I’m … Read more
MILTON – Phyllis Mae (Ryan) Everest, 91, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Phyllis was born on Dec. 13, 1924 in St. Albans, the daughter of Ralph and Ella (Shore) Ryan. She … Read more
Even in the darkest days, since we’ve been apart, Memories of the times we shared help to warm my heart. Every day I miss that smile that no one can replace, But still it brings me comfort in the sadness … Read more
ST. ALBANS – Michael R. Ryan, 55, died peacefully on May 14, 2016 at Green Mountain Nursing and Rehabilitation after a long illness. Mike was born in Montreal, Quebec on Sept. 23, 1960, the son of Rolande (LeFrancois) Ryan and the … Read more
“They say that time’s a healer, But as the time goes on, I seem to find it just as hard To face the fact you’ve gone. And today is the anniversary, Of the day you went away, And standing here at … Read more
MILTON – Paulette M. Peltier, 69, passed away suddenly Saturday, May 14, 2016 at her home in Milton. Paulette was born Oct. 13, 1946 in Burlington, the daughter of John and Marjorie Paradee Bourgeois. She graduated from Milton High School … Read more
ESSEX – Wesley “Bay” Benjamin Valyou, 85, died peacefully Sunday morning, May 15, 2016 with his loving family by his side. Wesley was born May 26, 1930 in South Burlington, the youngest son of Edward and Clarice Valyou. On July … Read more
MILTON – Ralph Harold Rice, 84 passed away following a tragic accident on Tuesday evening, May 10, 2016. Ralph was born Sept. 9, 1931 in North Troy, the son of the late Howard and Evelyn Turcotte Rice. He served his … Read more
Ruth Palsgrove Schaffner passed away peacefully May 11, 2016. Ruth was born in Schulykill Haven, Penn. on Jan. 6, 1930, the daughter of John and Laura (Berger) Palsgrove. Ruth attended Schuylkill Haven High School, then went on to Washington D.C. … Read more
GEORGIA – Steven L. Lapierre, a lifelong resident of the community and longtime volunteer firefighter, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016, at the University of Vermont Medical Center with his family and friends at his side. Steve was stricken while … Read more
The Milton Independent prints obituaries, committal notices and in memoriam for Milton and Georgia residents, current and former, or those with connections to our two communities.
Rates: The Independent charges for obituaries using the following scale:
- First 600 words and photo: FREE
- Thereafter: $0.25 per word and $5 per extra photo
Committal notices and in memoriam with accompanying photos are free of charge, using the editor’s discretion that the submission is an appropriate length.
Deadlines: Please email all notices to email@example.com by Mondays at noon. We cannot guarantee placement of any obituary submitted on a Tuesday. Please include the funeral home's contact person for verification.
Billing: Milton Independent staff will handle obituary placement in the paper, but billing will originate from the St. Albans Messenger, 281 North Main St., St. Albans, VT 05478. Contact Gail Wells with any billing questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 524-9771 ext. 117.
For more information, contact Courtney Lamdin, editor, at the Milton Independent at 893-2028 or at email@example.com.
Effective: November 13, 2014; replaces 6/13/2013 policy