Roy Tinker

Milton – Roy C. Tinker, 80, died peacefully Monday, June 12, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Roy was born on May 27, 1937 in Waterville, the son of Floyd and Iletta (Flood) Tinker. On March 9, …  Read more

Willard Campbell

  Willard Guy “Kip” “Bill” Campbell, 73, of Grand Isle, cherished husband, father, grandfather and mentor of many, passed away June 3, 2017 at the McClure Miller VNA Respite House after a long battle with cancer. Willard was born in Burlington on Jan. 7, 1944 to John …  Read more

Bonnie Lander

Essex Center – Bonnie Jean Lander, 84, died peacefully early Sunday morning, May 28, 2017 at Birchwood Terrace Healthcare in Burlington. Bonnie was born Dec. 19, 1932 in Burlington, the daughter of Neal and Alice (Harrington) Tomlinson. Bonnie lived in …  Read more

Gerald Grenon

GRAND ISLE – Gerard J. Grenon, 74, died peacefully at his home, with his loving family by his side, following a courageous and short battle with cancer. Jerry was born Jan. 2, 1943 in Barre, the son of Raoul and …  Read more

Peter Bliek

MILTON – Peter Bliek, 71, died unexpectedly on May 9, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center following a heart attack. Peter was born Jan., 1946 in Oerle, Holland, the son of Nicolaas van den Bliek and Henrica Antonis. …  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.

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