Rita Abair – 87, a longtime resident of Essex Jct. passed away on September 24, 2019 and went to be in the hands of the Lord and to be with her seven siblings and parents who she missed so, so much.

Roger S. Brouillette, 75, passed in a hospice health facility on August 27, 2019, in Ocala, Fla. He was born in Newport, Vt., in 1943 and grew up on the Morgan Road in Derby. He is predeceased by his parents, Maxime and Olive (Shover) Brouillette. He graduated from Derby Academy in 1961, where he was […]

Marty Gordon, of Essex, died on September 21, 2019 at the UVM McClure Miller Respite House following a short battle with cancer. He was born in October of 1952 in Oxford, England. Marty was a 1970 graduate of Rondout Valley High School in Kerhonkson, NY and graduated from Ulster County Community College. On April 4, […]

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Anita Piro passed away at her home in Haddam, CT on September 3, 2019, days before her 97th birthday. Anita Norina Lavin was born in Montpelier, VT in 1922. After graduating from Montpelier High School, Anita went to work at the Fidelity.  She married Stephen Piro in 1950 and seven years later, they moved to […]

Robert E. Sheridan III died on August 21, 2019 at Birchwood Terrace Healthcare Facility in Burlington, Vermont, ten days after his 84th birthday. Born in Morristown, New Jersey on August 11, 1935, Bob was the first-born son to Robert E. Sheridan II and Rosalie Averill Monahan Sheridan. He grew up on his grandmother Monahan’s dairy […]

Linda M (Matton) Murtie, 62, passed away on July 22, 2019, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.  She was born on March 8, 1957, in Burlington to Raymond and Elaine Matton.  Linda attended CVU HS and married her high school sweetheart.  She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.  Loved and served […]

Gregg M. Smith passed away peacefully at home Sunday, July 14, 2019 with his sister by his side. He was born December 25, 1947 in Trenton, New Jersey.  Gregg grew up and spent most of his life Newtown, PA with his parents, Eugene and Edith Smith.  He graduated from Franklin Pierce University and worked for […]

Monica Marie Gershenfeld-Dougherty, age 64, went to be with her Creator Monday, June 3, 2019 at University of Vermont Medical Center as a result of a ruptured brain aneurysm. Monica was born August 3, 1954 in Upper Darby, Pa. the daughter of Elizabeth and Francis Park. Monica is survived by her 2 children Chris Grab, […]

Robert (Bob) L. Kent, age 86, of Essex Jct., VT passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the McClure-Miller Respite House. Bob was born on February 25, 1933 in Northfield, VT. He grew up in Rochester, VT with his parents William and Katie Kent and his sister Beverly Kent (Gilman). In 1951, he […]

Williston, VT – Richard “Dick” Boomhower, age 90, of St. George Rd. Williston, VT, died on Tuesday May 21, 2019, at Barre Gardens in Barre, VT. He was born to Marguerite (Paradee) Boomhower and Gordon Boomhower on Borderville Hill, Fairfield, Vermont. He worked on the family farm. After high school he bought a milk route […]

Mrs. Patricia T. Meier, 86, of Essex, VT, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 at Mansfield Place in Essex Junction. With the family and staff gathered in prayer after her passing, the song “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” filled the air and everyone’s hearts with awe. Pat was born on January 30, 1933 in Rochester, VT, […]

Charles G. Barry Sr., 76, of Essex Junction, VT passed peacefully at the UVMMC on May 24th, 2019 with his family by his side. Chuck was born on February 1st, 1943 in Manchester, NH, the son of Joseph Matthew Barry and Dallas (Seavey) Barry. He attended Manchester, NH schools and later became employed at Forest […]

Edward L. Charbonneau of Colchester died February 9, 2019 after a brief illness. Burial will be Monday, June 3rd at 10:00am at the Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester, next to Fanny Allen Hospital. A Celebration of Life and pot-luck luncheon will be held at VFW Post #6689 in Essex Junction following the graveside service. […]

Lorraine “Dougie” Douglas Chapin, 93, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019. “Dougie” was born in Portsmouth, NH on September 23, 1925 to WW I veteran George A. and Glendora (Nuting) Douglas. She graduated from Portsmouth High School. She met the love of her life, Alwyn Chapin, while he was playing the piano for her […]

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 26 our beloved Margo took her final gentle breath and was reunited with her beloved Mother and Memere in Heaven. Marguerite Marie Goodrow….who many knew affectionately as Margo, was born on January 22, 1959 in Queens, N.Y. to Gerald and Anne-Marie Bilodeau. Margo grew up in Winooski […]

Dennis Henry Mongeon, 72, passed away on July 14, 2018 at his home in Florida. A Memorial Mass will take place on May 25, 2019 in Vermont. He was born on October 18, 1945 in Burlington, Vt., the son of the late Leon Mongeon and Margaret (Delorme) Mongeon Casey of South Burlington, Vt. Dennis graduated […]

Ruth Perrier, 91, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by family on Monday the 18th of March. Born on February 1st, 1928 in Island Pond, Vt., the daughter of the late Harry and Irene (Davis) Osborne. Ruth graduated from Brighton High School and then continued her education in New York City. Upon return from […]

Cynthia Marie Fitzpatrick Blackmore, 68, of Essex was reunited with the love of her life Robert Paul Blackmore on Thursday, April 4, 2019. She was born on April 30, 1950 to Bernard and Merilda Willette Fitzpatrick. While going through her paperwork we found that she had written her own obituary. That was just like her […]

Helen Vile, 76 of Chapin Road, Essex, VT died peacefully on February 20,, 2019 at the Residence at Quarry Hill, So. Burlington of complications due to Alzheimer’s disease, with her husband (Charles Vile) at her side. Helen was born January 9, 1943, to Martin and Helen Buehler of Broomall, Pa. She received a bachelor’s degree […]

James Joseph Valla (Jim), 91, passed away at Birchwood Terrace in Burlington on Ash Wednesday, March 6, 2019. He was born on June 30, 1927 in Binghamton, N.Y. son of the late Matthew R. and Helen C. (Foley) Valla. Jim married the former Mary T. Hopkins on July 2nd in 1955. He proudly served our […]

  Paul Henry Frobose of Essex Junction, husband of Cheryl A. Frobose, passed away on January 30, 2019, in his beautiful Bride’s arms, and went home to his Lord.  While their time together was short, it was the happiest in their lives, which they savored and cherished, as they are soul mates. He was pre-deceased […]

Jean M. Gonyea 72, of Essex, Vt., passed away peacefully on February 9, 2019 at her residence with her family by her side. Jean was born on September 23, 1946 in Saint Albans, Vt., and grew up in Grand Isle. She later built her forever home in Essex Junction, Vt.. Jean was employed at IBM […]

Essex – Gloria Jane Armstrong McKeen, 84, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.  Gloria was born on July 16, 1934 to Dana W. Armstrong and Elizabeth (Bagley) Armstrong in Machias, Maine, where she spent her early childhood.  After a brief stop in Kittery Point, Maine, her family settled in Portsmouth, N.H.  She met the […]

AUBURN, ME—Ethan L. Baxter Jr., 83, a resident of Jay, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2018 at the Hospice House of Androscoggin in Auburn, Maine. He was born Oct. 15, 1935 in Milton, Vt. The son of Ethan L. Baxter Sr. and Margie Fitch, he attended schools in Milton and then proudly served three […]

Orry A. Selby, 82, of Underhill passed away unexpectedly at his home on Jan. 2, 2019. He was born in Holland to Dalton and Ilva (Burroughs) Selby on Feb. 8, 1936. Orry was a man of many talents and interests: silversmithing, leathermaking, hunting, reading painting, drawing to name a few. He served in the U.S. […]

May 29, 1931 – January 11, 2019 Arne Pedersen, 87, of Essex Jct. died peacefully on Jan. 11, 2019. Arne is survived by his wife of 64 years, Lillian; daughter, Sharon, and husband, Dale; son, Darren; granddaughter, Karey, and husband, John, and children Brody, Ayden and Maverick; stepchildren Dan and daughter Vanessa, Wendi and children […]

Held in the love and care of his family and friends, Eric Richard Noël, 43, of Essex, Vt.. died peacefully in his sleep at the UVM Medical Center on December 18, 2018, ending his year-and-a-half journey with cancer. He never used the word “fight” to describe how he faced his disease, instead preferring to say […]

Essex Jct. – Jeremy A. LaFrance, 39, of Essex Jct., died unexpectedly December 31, 2018. Jeremy was born Sept. 10, 1979, in Burlington VT to Kimberly Dattilio and Dana LaFrance. He grew up in Essex Jct, graduating from Essex High School class of 1998. He went on to work as both a tile specialist and […]

Sarah Elizabeth Ku, age 37, of Essex Junction, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from complications of diabetes. She was the wife of Andy Ku of Essex Junction.. Sarah was born on November 7, 1981 at Springfield Hospital in Springfield, to Cheryl (Spaulding) Thibeault of Newbury. She grew up in Essex Junction, and […]

Essex Jct.–Hubert “Hugh” Pfingst, 74, passed away Nov. 30, 2018 at the McClure-Miller Respite House in Colchester, VT due to cancer. He was born May 21, 1944 in Hackensack, NJ to Ludwig and Norma Hoverman Pfingst. He grew up in Nanuet, NY and graduated in the very first class from then named Nanuet Jr/Sr High […]

BOLTON – Ronald Stephen Boozan, 66, passed away following a courageous battle with brain cancer on Nov. 26, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born in Colchester on Oct. 18, 1952 son of the late Roger James and Mary (Provost) Boozan. Ron was a tireless worker going to work right after graduating from Essex […]

David Roland Clough, 71, of Essex passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Nov. 27 after a fulfilling morning of doing things he loved. Dave was born March 6, 1947 in Littleton, N.H., the eldest child of Wallace and Mary (Spencer) Clough. He graduated from Lisbon Regional High School. Dave served in the U.S. Army during the […]

Gisele (Danis) Fleming passed away peacefully November 10 in the loving arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She was surrounded by her loving husband of 67 years, Marshall, and her children. She was born March 14, 1932 in Burlington to Arthur and Alice Danis and spent her youth growing up in Burlington’s Lakeside […]

Karen Martha Kjar passed away unexpectedly on Sunday morning, Nov. 18, 2018. Auntie Kay, as she was known, was born on April 7, 1942 in Highland Park, Ill. She took great pleasure in painting and admiring the natural beauties of Vermont. In addition to this, she had a bond with the Milton High School community. […]

BURLINGTON – Dwight C. Burleson, 77, passed away at his home on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. With him was his best friend and partner, Judy Perras. Dwight was born in Burlington on Nov. 9, 1940. He was a salesman in the greater Burlington area and served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1958/1964 when he […]

Dora Lavee Godfrey, 87, of Essex Jct., passed away surrounded by family at the home of her daughter Debra on Oct. 26, 2018. Dora was born Jan. 21, 1931 to Loretta (Devino) and Harris Lavee in Essex Jct. In her earlier years she pursued an active life of simple pleasures – a talented skier, square-dance  […]

Kyle Eugene Ebbett, 45, of Essex, passed away suddenly on Oct. 15, 2018 in a tragic accident. Affectionately known as Buddy, E-bot, Birdman, Style, among others to his family and friends, he will be dearly missed. Those lucky enough to have met or known Kyle in any capacity know what a true friend, caring soul, […]

Dr. Madhukar “Duke” Laxman Joshi – scientist, inventor, Sanskrit scholar, Hindu priest, pioneer, linguist, armchair philosopher/historian and politics politico, author, family man, hiker and friend – died at home from an infection on Sept. 30, 2018 at the age of 88. We wish to thank Chittenden County Home Health and Hospice, under Dr. Zail Berry […]

Pamela F. Meyers of Jericho passed unexpectedly but peacefully on Oct. 25, 2018, at the age of 76. Her love of people led her to a career in nursing that spanned over 25 years, including working locally at the Community Health Center and Fletcher Allen, but her deep love of art defined her. Although many […]

ESSEX JCT. – Walter Colteryahn, age 90, of Essex Jct. went to be with the Lord peacefully early Friday morning, Sept. 28, 2018, after having suffered a stroke earlier in the week. Walter Paul Colteryahn was born to Walter H. and Margaret V. Colteryahn in Pittsburgh, Pa. on Jan. 9, 1928. The youngest of three […]

MIDDLEBURY -– Richard Marvin Murphy “Load,” 65, passed away Sept. 23, 2018 from lung cancer. Born Sept. 13, 1953 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Rick was the second child to Marvin and Ethel Murphy. Rick and his siblings Ray, Kathy and Kevin spent their formative years in Essex Jct. Rick’s life’s work was providing for his family. […]

Albert Frederick Puttlitz, loving husband, father, grandfather and accomplished engineer, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Sept. 7, 2018, at the age of 82. Al, as he was known to his friends and family, was born in New York on Aug. 1, 1936, to Adalbert and Elizabeth (Barthel) Puttlitz. He graduated from […]

ESSEX – On Sept. 19, 2018, Joseph Jacobs, surrounded by his earthly family, went home to be reunited with the rest of his family and wife, Barbara. Joseph was born in Winooski on Dec. 5, 1932, the son of George and Zara Jacobs. A graduate of Winooski High School in 1950, he then entered the […]

FAIRFAX – Mrs. Lorraine J. Garland, age 67, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 at the University of Vermont Medical Center. She was born in Pittsfield, Mass. on Dec. 23, 1950, daughter of the late Donald and Isabel (Larche) Boutin. On Nov. 21, 1970, she married Michael Garland. Lorraine worked in many different capacities […]

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Feb. 11, 1959 – Aug. 31, 2018 ESSEX – Ann Clifford, wife of Robert Clifford, passed away at the VNA Respite House on Aug. 31, 2018 while giving cancer “a much needed kick in the ass.” Ann celebrated life an additional seven years thanks to the amazing team of dedicated nurses at UVM Medical Center, […]

It is with devastated hearts that we announce the tragic loss of our beloved son, Adam Christopher Holland Roy.  He lost his battle with PTSD on Monday, August 27, 2018.  Adam was born to Will and Daneen (Holland) Roy on Wednesday, July 1, 1987, at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont in Burlington. In addition […]

Priscilla “Cilla” Kimberly, 64, died Sunday, June 24, in Burlington, Vermont. Born and raised in the Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Cilla attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison, graduating with a bachelor of science degree in zoology. She moved to Essex Junction, Vermont, in 1978, first working for the Green Mountain Club maintaining trails on Camel’s Hump, […]

Lyda Parsons Bruce, 88, Burlington passed away peacefully on June 4, 2018, at Mansfield Place in Essex. Lyda was born April 22, 1930, in Corning, N.Y. and was known best to family and friends as “Pudgy.” Pudgy was raised in Painted Post, N.Y., where she attended school until her senior year. At that time, the […]

Essex Jct. – Arthur Wilfred “Joe” Otis, 93, passed away at his home in Essex Jct. on Friday, June 15, 2018. He was born in Paul Smiths, N.Y. on March 9, 1925, son of the late Joshua and Beatrice (LaClair) Otis. Joe grew up in the Adirondacks, N.Y. where he acquired a love of the […]

ESSEX JCT. – Winsome Earlene Wallace, 91, passed away, peacefully on Friday, June 8, 2018 in Essex Junction, surrounded by her two beloved daughters, Brenda Dawson and Donarae Dawson. Winsome was born March 6, 1927 in Newport, the daughter of the late Earl and Elsie (Unwin) Wallace. She lived her early life in Newport, spending […]

April 16, 1952 – Jan. 9, 2018 A memorial service for Gary Alan Burns will be held at St. Pius Church, 20 Jericho Rd., Essex Jct. at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018. A luncheon will be held immediately following the service. All are welcome.

David Robert Prior, 59, of Shelburne passed away Friday, April 27, after an eight-year battle with cancer. David is known for his love of family, friends, antiques, bees, Hermit Island (Maine),and his dogs, Cooper and Eli. He took great pride in being able to return to live in Vermont after many years away. He is […]