Pauline Irish

WESTFORD – Pauline Paige Irish, 98, of Westford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Our Lady of Providence in Winooski, where she received ongoing excellent care from the staff and support from …  Read more

Beryl King

MILTON – Helena Beryl King, 94, of Milton died peacefully Monday, March 6, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, surrounded by her loving family. Beryl was born August 7, 1922 in Grand Isle, the oldest daughter …  Read more

Ella Brown

MILTON – Ella Marie Brown, 87, died peacefully Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington with her loving family by her side. Ella was born Nov. 22, 1929 in Colchester, the daughter of Walter …  Read more

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Obituary Policy

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 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 or 524-9771 ext. 117.

For more information, contact Courtney Lamdin, editor, at the Milton Independent at 893-2028 or at

Effective: November 13, 2014; replaces 6/13/2013 policy

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