Ronald Edward Vreman of Meridian, Idaho, formerly of Milton, died unexpectedly in mid-December 2014. Ron was born to Gerhard and Josina (Schouten) Vreman on Dec. 24, 1960 in Atlanta, Ga. He attended schools in several states, graduating from Milton High … Read more
Georgia – Lisa Jane Valyou, 52, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Lisa was born on June 18, 1962 in Burlington, the daughter of George Sr. and Mary (Mercire) Byrd. … Read more
Gone but not forgotten. Happy Birthday in heaven. Miss you! Gail, family and friends
Theresa R. Cosgrove passed away on Dec. 31, 2014 in Silver Spring, Md., after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 97 years old. She was the widow of Dr. Philip J. Cosgrove, a prominent educator on Long Island, … Read more
Milton – Eleanor F. Barrows, 100, of Burlington, formerly of Cherry Street in Milton, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 at the Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center in Burlington. She is now at home with her Lord and Savior, … Read more
It has been three years and five months since the Lord took you from us. We all miss you dearly, and you are in our daily thoughts. We love you very much forever and always. Merry Christmas! Love, Your loving … Read more
MILTON – Robert E. Adams, 55, died unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at his home. Bob was born on Oct. 27, 1959, in Randolph, the son of Carl and Barbara (Neff) Adams. He had worked as an auto body technician … Read more
Milton – Hope V. Rowley, 97, died peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 at the Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center. Hope was born in Grand Isle, the daughter of Lawrence L. and Emma (Dubuque) Garrand. She attended school in Grand Isle … Read more
Joe, You were with us for such a short span, God took you as you were becoming a man. When you left for work that morning, none of us knew our farewells should have been longer, for that’s the last … Read more
Things haven’t been the same, since you’ve been gone. For a while I wondered just how I’d carry on. Life goes on, but not as we knew – Life will never be the same, Ape, without you. The emptiness inside, … 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
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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.
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Effective: November 13, 2014; replaces 6/13/2013 policy