OBITUARIES

Raymond Skinner

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Raymond E. Skinner was born Jan. 2, 1920 in Burns, Wyo. and spent most of his adult life in the naval city of San Diego, Calif. with his loving wife Clara (Chris) Skinner. Raymond died Aug. 7, 2017 at a hospice facility near Pinehurst, N.C. where his brother, Harris F. Skinner Jr., lives. Raymond left…

Lucile Larrabee

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ESSEX – Lucile M. Larrabee, 87, of 25 Indian Brook Rd. in Essex passed away peacefully due to complications from ALS on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center with her loving family by her side. Lucile was born Dec. 8, 1929 in Hanover, N. H., the daughter of Ephraim and…

Loretta Trepanier

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ESSEX JCT. – Loretta Mary Trepanier, 70 of Foster Road died on July 25, 2017 at her home with her loving family and nurse Nancy by her side following a long battle with COPD. She was born Oct. 19, 1946 in Cambridge, the daughter of Armand & Julia (Oliver) Baillargeon. She was a graduate of…

Beatrice Neill

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ESSEX JCT. – Beatrice (Bea) Loretta Neill (Bennett), 72, went home to the Lord on July 26, 2017 from breast cancer. She passed at home in Essex Jct., surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Southampton (New York) Hospital on July 29, 1944. Bea was the daughter of the late Margaret and Tunis…

John Kunkel, D.V.M.

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Dr. John Kunkel died Nov. 21, 2016 at 76 years old in Arizona after a valiant battle with Alzheimer’s. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 41 years, Donna; by their six children and by 10 grandchildren. John is also survived by many loving and supportive friends. In 1977, John joined…

Clairette Elizabeth (Poquette) Berard

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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) Poquette, both deceased. Clairette attended grade school in North Hero and graduated from Alburgh High…