Jean Vecchio

Jean Vecchio

SOUTH BURLINGTON – Jean Irene Vecchio, 87, died peacefully late Saturday evening, April 11, 2015 at the Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Oct. 16, 1927 in Newburgh, N.Y., the only child of Thomas and Irene (Raven) Vecchio. …  Read more

Gwen Brown

Gwen Brown

MILTON – Gwendolyn “Gwen” Brown, 93, died peacefully on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Milford Regional Hospital in Milford, Mass. Gwen was born Sept. 24, 1921 in Bakersfield, the daughter of Morton and Marion (Burns) Marshia. She received her …  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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