MILTON – James “Jimi” Aikey, 36, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 in Colchester. Jimi was born on July 9, 1981 in Burlington, the son of James “Joe” and JoAnn (Yandow) Aikey. He graduated from Milton High School in 2000 and … Read more
MOOERS FORKS, N.Y. – James (Jim) Hogan Sr, 62, known to most as “Hoagie,” passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 3, 2017 with his wife of almost 43 years by his side. Jim lived in Milton for over 40 years until … Read more
MILTON – Norman H. Kilburn, 77, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 at home with his wife by his side. Norm was born March 5, 1940 the son of Robert and Florence (Root) Kilburn. As a young man, Norm worked … Read more
MILTON – Arthur A. Bosley, 68, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, with his family by his side. Art was born Nov. 1, 1948 in Burlington, the son of Charles … Read more
MILTON – Kathleen “Marge” Forant, 79, of Elm Place, passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Marge was born March 23, 1938 in Burlington, the daughter of the late William Nicholas and … Read more
MILTON – Vernon Michael Duffy, 70, died unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington surrounded by his loving family. Michael was born Nov. 7, 1946 in Burlington, the son of Vernon and Elizabeth … Read more
MILTON – Joseph Patry, 95, of Milton, after a happy and prosperous life, this industrious man of family, honesty and integrity passed away on Sept. 27, 2017 among his family, his very favorite place to be. He was born in … Read more
MILTON / MESA, ARIZ. – Jerry LaCroix, 64, passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, peacefully in his home in Mesa, Ariz., following a long battle with Huntington’s disease. Jerry is survived by his daughter, Amy, and her soulmate, Jeff Say; and … Read more
COLCHESTER – Milton F. Knapp, 97, died peacefully Wednesday morning, Sept. 6, 2017 at the Starr Farm Nursing Home in Burlington. Milton was born Oct. 21, 1919 in St. Johnsbury, the son of Geraldus and Florence (Tubbs) Knapp. On Oct. … Read more
GEORGIA – Richard J. “Dick” McGrath, 75, passed away on Sept. 7, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, surrounded by his loving family. Richard was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on June 4, 1942, the son of … Read more
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