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, 88, of Barre Town, died March 4. Born in 1910 in Glennville, Ga., she was the daughter of James Franklin and Retta Susan (McCall) Coleman. In 1926, she married Virgil Brinson. They later divorced. In 1943, she married John Blakeney, who died in 1971. Survivors include two daughters, Linda Blakeney and Ann Doty; one son, Benjamin Brinson; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
, 83, formerly of Barre and more recently of Jacksonville, Fla., died Feb. 9. Born in 1915 in Barre, she was married to Mitchael E. Landry Sr., who died in 1975. Survivors include two sons, Mitchael Jr. and Ronald; one daughter, Karen Arleo; five grandchildren; one brother-in-law; three sisters-in-law; one cousin.
, 81, of Groton, died March 2. Born in 1917 in Peacham, he was the son of Chester Martin and Maybel Elizabeth (Stevenson) Clark. He attended grade school in Peacham and graduated from Peacham Academy. He also attended Farmdale Agriculture College in N.Y. He married Evelyn M. Bailey. He farmed for 37 years, operated a milk route and did general trucking. He was a lister for the town of Groton, was a dealer for Elmore Feeds and cut and sold Christmas trees. He was a member of Peacham Congregational Church. Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Lucille (Mrs. R. Pat) Nelson; Priscilla (Mrs. Richard) Sherburne; Judy (Mrs. John) Vedder; a son, John; four grandsons; three granddaughters; six great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.
, 85, of South Barre, died Feb. 27. Born in 1913 in Williamstown, she was the daughter of Harry and Ruby (Wright) Whitney. She attended Williamstown School, graduated from Spaulding High School and later attended nurses training. In 1932, she married Grafton Howard, who died in 1990. She had played the organ at several area churches for many years. Survivors include a son, James; a daughter, Jean Mudgett; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a friend, Penny Millette, who helped with her care.
, 90, of Northfield, died Feb. 26. Born in 1908 in Leicester, Mass., she was the daughter of Charles and Josephine (Belrose) Browne. She graduated from Manchester (N.H.) Central High School and moved to Northfield in 1926. In 1929, she married Alan Woods, who died in 1971. She had worked for L.W. Morse's Clothing Store in Northfield and was a member of the Untied Methodist Church of Northfield. Survivors include two nieces, Barbara Buttrick and Jane Bingham; a nephew, Frank Allen.
, 84, of Berlin, died Feb. 18. Born in 1915 in Vershire, he was the son of Arthur and Mary (Francis) Isham. He attended area schools and earned his GED in 1966. In 1941, he married Cecile M. Guinard, who predeceased him. He owned and operated a painting and papering business with his brother, Bill. He and his wife bought the old Barkley homestead on East Hill in Barre Town where he farmed until 1958. They moved to Montpelier in 1979. He also worked as a sandblast carver in the granite industry. Survivors include his children, Mary Lynne Isham and Steve Adams, Ross and Elaine Isham, Craig Isham and Patty Gray; nine grandchildren; three brothers; many nieces and nephews.
, 103, of Hardwick, died Feb. 28. Born in 1895 in Hardwick, she was the daughter of George and Maud (Calderwood) Nelson. She attended the Cobb School and graduated from Hardwick Academy. In 1921, she married Sidney Earle. They operated the ancestral farm. She was a member of the East Hardwick Congregational Church. Survivors include two sons, Ronald and Walton; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandsons; a nephew and several cousins.
, 81, of Bethel Gilead, died Feb. 28. Born in 1917 in Benton Harbor, Mich., he was the son of Charles and Gertrude LoCicero. He attended Benton Harbor schools and in 1946, married Ann Sofield. He had served in the Army during WWII. He also served in the Merchant Marines, retiring in 1980. Survivors include his wife; a son, Richard; three brothers; a sister; two grandsons; nieces and nephews.
, 70, of North Montpelier, died March 2. Born in 1928 in Penacook, N.H., he was the son of William and Mary (Chase) Papineau. He attended schools in North Montpelier and Hartford. In 1955, he married Harriet (Fuller) Brown. He had served in the Airborne Infantry. He worked for Kelly Construction, a woolen mill in North Montpelier, Averill's Plumbing and Heating, Calder and Richardson Ins., RSD Leasing and Bruce Transportation. Survivors include his wife; two stepsons, William and Robert Brown; a step-daughter, Barbara Scott; four step-grandchildren; four brothers; many nieces and nephews.
, Sr., 89, of Marshfield, died March 3. Born in North Adams, Mass., he was the son of Eugene and Sophie (Lemonie) Ducharme. In 1933, he married Cecile Cournoyer. He had farmed in Cabot and worked in the logging business, retiring in 1973. He was a communicant of North American Martyrs Church in Marshfield. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Brien Jr. and Maurice; two daughters, Bertha Trumble and Lorraine Harvey; a sister; 18 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren.
, 87, of Williamstown, died March 3. Born in Milford, Mass., in 1911, she was the son of Stephano and Celeste (Abretti) Marenghi. She attended elementary and high schools in Milford. In 1949, she married Ora Violette, they later divorced. She moved to Williamstown in 1950 and was the chef of The Gulf House Restaurant, which she and her sister, Tillie Bosma, owned and operated. She was a member of St. Edward's Church in Williamstown. Survivors include three sisters, Tillie Bosma, Elizabeth Taddie and Rose Liberty; nieces and nephews.
, 50, of Plainfield, died March 1. He graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in liberal arts. He served in the Navy and was director of human resources at Washington County Mental Health Services Inc. Survivors include his wife, Betsy Wolf Blackshaw; a daughter, Melissa T. Blackshaw.
, 87, of South Washington, died March 3. Born in 1912 in Washington, he was the son of Walton and Nellie (Batchelder) Beede. He attended school in Washington. In 1941, he purchased a farm in Washington and farmed until retiring in 1971. He was also a logger for many years. In 1941, he married Ruth Mae Fletcher, who died in 1968. Survivors include four sons, Jesse Sr., Wayne, Gordon and Floyd; two daughters, Nellie Carey and Bonnie Allen; a step-daughter, Alice Bettis; one sister; 32 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
, 35, of Randolph, died Feb. 28. Born in 1963 in Randolph, he was the son of Benjamin and Aline (Tuthill) Rice. He attended Randolph schools and graduated from Randolph High School. He was a press operator at New England Precision. Survivors include a brother, Benjamin Rice Jr.; a sister, Robin Lamson; a niece, aunts and uncles.
, 54, of South Royalton, died March 13. Born in 1944 in Somerville, Mass., he was the son of Belmont and Anna (Desiderio) Solimine. He graduated from Somerville High School and in 1993, married Carol Howe. They were independent Rainbow dealers and had owned and operated New England Video in South Royalton. He moved to Vermont in 1985, and owned and operated Country Time canteen truck in Lebanon, N.H. and White River Junction. He was a member of Poly Carps Catholic Church in Somerville. Survivors include his wife; four stepchildren, Lois, Teri, Missy and Doug; his mother; two sisters; five step-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
, 94, of Berlin, died March 14. Born in 1904 in Cabot, she was the daughter of Charles and Ila (Woodcock) Grace. She attended Barre schools and graduated from Goddard Seminary. In 1927, she married Earle Ravelin, who died in 1937. She was a secretary at Washington County Tuberculosis Sanitarium and had worked at the Vermont Department of Industrial Health until retiring in 1972. She had been a member of St. Monica's Parish. Survivors include a sister, Catharine Grace; a brother, Wallace Grace; nieces and nephews.
, 67, of Barre and formerly of Eden, died March 19. Born in 1931 in Eden, he was the son of Homer and Hortense (Mason) Manning. He worked in law enforcement as a deputy for the Caledonia and Washington county sheriff's department. and the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife. Survivors include his wife, Norma (Douglas) Manning; four sons, David, Keith, Dale and James; two daughters, Linda Savoca and Laurie Elliot; four brothers; four sisters; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
, 98, of Barre, died March 12. Born in 1900 in Barre, she was the daughter of Frank and Annie (Ryan) Rooney. She attended Barre schools and graduated from Spaulding High School. In 1920, she married Ralph A. Lawliss, who died in 1970. She was a member of St. Monica's Church. Survivors include a daughter, Marilyn Turner; a son, Wayne; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
, 49, of Randolph, died March 14. Born in 1950 in Willimantic, Conn., he was the son of Joseph and Harriet (Barrett) Eaton Sr. He attended schools in Coventry, Conn. and graduated from Coventry High School. He moved to Randolph in 1970 and married Marcia Buxton in 1972. He worked as a carpenter and later at Day Funeral Home. In 1991, he began working at Vermont Technical College in Randolph Ctr. He attended Grace Outreach Church in West Lebanon, N.H. Survivors include his parents; his wife; two sons, Matthew and Morgan; two daughters, Andrea and Larissa; two brothers; two sisters; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
, 47, formerly of Barre and more recently of Dover, N.H., died March 14. Born in 1952 in Barre, she was the daughter of Constance E. Dezan. She had lived in Strafford, Unity, Laconia and Portsmouth before moving to Dover, N.H. in 1995. She worked at Great Bay Services in Dover. Survivors include her mother; five aunts and three uncles; nieces, nephews and cousins; and the family she made her home with, Jeff, Sue and Amber Berthiaume.