MILTON – Stephen J. Donahue passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on June 18, 2017 at the age of 58 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. He was the son of William and … Read more
BURLINGTON – Pearl Ilene Whitney-Covey, 88, a former Milton resident, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 16, 2017 with her loving family by her side at the Starr Farm Nursing Center in Burlington, where she had resided for the last … Read more
ESSEX JCT. – Clairette Elizabeth (Poquette) Berard, 84, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at her home in Essex. Clairette was born in North Hero on Sept. 23, 1932, the daughter of Ellsworth and Victoria (Trombley) … Read more
I still miss you – As the days and years pass. I still miss you – As the pain of losing you softens. I still miss you – As new memories are made. I still miss you – As I … Read more
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 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
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
Dear Dale, 2 Corinthians 5:7 reads, “We live by faith, not by sight.” I’ve been doing that for a very long time, particularly after your passing nine years ago. God has been faithful in seeing me through and His love … Read more
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
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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