Dan D. Fullington

MILTON – Dan D. Fullington, 75, died peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 at Birchwood Terrace Healthcare in Burlington, surrounded by his loving family. Dan was born Oct. 21, 1941, in Omaha, Neb., son of Chester and Arlene (Webb) Fullington. …  Read more

Richard C. Forney

MILTON – Richard Carl Forney, 73, died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 at the VNA Respite House in Colchester. Dick was born Sept. 28, 1943 in Danville, Penn., the son of Carl and Helen (Woll) Forney.  He worked as a …  Read more

Kenneth E. Bushey

SMYRNA, GA. – Kenneth E. Bushey, 91, passed away Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, surrounded by loving family members. Kenneth was born March 8, 1926 in Burlington, the son of Perley and Charlotte (St. John) Bushey. Ken spent his younger years …  Read more

Steven Cherrier

MILTON – Steven R. Cherrier, 57, of McMullen Road, passed away peacefully at the Vermont Respite House in Colchester in the presence of his loving wife on Sunday evening, July 30, 2017. Steve was born Nov. 27, 1959 in Burlington, …  Read more

Rosalie Lavigne

RICHMOND – Rosalie M. Lavigne, 73 of Richmond passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington surrounded by her loving family. Rose was born Dec. 2, 1943 in Sweetsburg, P.Q. the daughter of …  Read more

Marjorie Mayville

SOUTH BURLINGTON – Marjorie Maude Lahue Mayville, 93, died peacefully on Sunday evening, July 30, 2017 at Starr Farm Rehab Center in Burlington, with her loving family by her side. Marjorie was born Dec. 27, 1923 in Frelighsburg, Quebec the …  Read more

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