WINDSOR, CONN. – William Almon Joyal, 77, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 at the St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn. William was born on March 15, 1940, the son of Francis and Wilba Mae (Dezotelle) Joyal. He was … Read more
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
MILTON – Bernard D. Farnsworth, Sr., a longtime Milton resident, died peacefully at home with loving family by his side on July 27, 2017 after a long battle with diabetes. Bernard was born in Colchester on May 1, 1939 to … Read more
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
August 20, 2002 It’s been 15 years. We thought the tears would have gone away Should have known it wouldn’t have been that way. If tears could build a stairway, And memories a lane, We’d walk right up to … Read more
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
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
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
MILTON – John Prescott Hoyt, Jr. of Milton, VT age 96, died Aug. 2, 2017 of cancer at the VNA Respite House. Born May 30, 1921 in Chelsea, Mass., he was the son of Elsie Pearl Ralph and John P. … Read more
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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