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, 77, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2000, at her Bristol home, surrounded by family and friends. She was born Dec. 20, 1922, in Barnet. Thelma was a devoted mother to her children and loving wife of George W. Benedict for 58 years. She was a faithful member of the Middlebury congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses for 30 years and received much spiritual encouragement and love from her friends there. She leaves her husband, George W. Benedict; her sister, Theda Williams and her husband, Cecil, of St. Johnsbury; two daughters and their husbands, Dorothy and Dale Orvis of New Haven, and Judy and Van Orvis of Clinton, S.C.; son Rock and his wife, Jennifer Benedict, of Bristol; son Randy Benedict and his fiancee, Linda Burbo, of Bristol; five grandchildren, Rebecca, Matthew, Jonathan, Zachary, and Caleb; one great-grandson, Shawn; her much-loved sisters-in-law and their husbands, Marjorie and Rollie Benedict of Bristol, and May and Phil Benedict of Bristol. A memorial service will be held Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Middlebury Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (Route 116, East Middlebury). Donations may be made to the Addison County Home Health Care and Hospice, P.O. Box 754, Middlebury, Vt. 05753, who provided much comfort.
, 55, died Tuesday, August 1, 2000 at his home in South Hero following a short illness. Tony was born in Burlington on May 22, 1945, the son of Sears and Alma Rose (Sorrell) Bushway. On June 5, 1964 he married Marjorie Baker and they made their home in the islands. Tony had owned and operated Bushways Garage in South Hero for many years. He had founded the South Hero Institute of Technology. He also volunteered for many church functions at St. Rose of Lima, where he was a member. He was also an avid snowmobiler and drag racer. Tony was a member of the Naval Reserve, and of the Army Reserve where he was a member of the 131st Engineers. He is survived by his wife Marge; and his mother-in-law, Marjorie Baker of South Hero; by his children Jody Hunter and her husband Daniel of Roanoke, Va., Anthony Bushway II of South Hero, Casey Bushway of East Providence, R.I.; by his grandchildren, Alecx and Ryan Hunter; by his sisters, Judith Breault of St. Petersburg, Fla., Ruby Guyette of Goshen, N.H., Carol Vallee of St. Petersburg, Fla.; his brothers, David Bushway of Colchester and Ronnie Bushway of Grand Isle; by his sisters-in-law, Faye Baker of South Hero, Paula Mott of Hinesburg; and his brother-in-law, Russell Baker, Jr. of Milton. Tonys family wishes that, for those who can do so, everyone gather at Tonys home at 23 Sunrise Drive, prior to the service, for a walking procession to St. Rose. The service time at St. Rose of Lima will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2000. Following Mass, everyone is invited to process back to Tony and Marges home for a closure ceremony under the big oak tree. Immediately following, everyone is invited to an old fashioned barn dance at Pearly Dubuques old barn at the corner of Hyde Road ad Pearl Street. Memorial contributions in Tonys memory may be made to either C.I.D.E.R., 307 Route 2, South Hero, VT 05486, or to the Hospice of the Champlain Valley, 25 Prim Road, Colchester, VT 05446, or to the South Hero Rescue, PO Box 365, South Hero, VT 05486. Arrangements are by the Minor Funeral Home in Milton.
HIGHGATE SPRINGS -
William Harold Conger Sr.
, 61, died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2000, at his home on Country Club Road, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, at noon from the Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Ave., Swanton. Interment services will take place Monday, Aug. 7, 2000, at 3 p.m. from the Conger family lot in Hope Cemetery in Georgia. Friends may call at the Kidder Memorial Home on Friday, Aug. 4, 2000, from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the hour of the funeral.
died Aug. 1, 2000, in Vermont Respite House surrounded by her loving family. Nan was born April 15, 1929, in Weehauken, N.J., the daughter of Lee and Rose Smith. She graduated from Rutgers University and toured the country directing local theater productions until she met and married her beloved husband, Dick, on June 20, 1953, in Bryn Mawr, Pa. They moved to Vermont in 1961, where she directed the Chittenden County Red Cross water safety program in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Making sure Vermont children were safe in the water was one of her passions. Many will remember her fondly for her years of service as church secretary at the First Congregational Church in Burlington. She helped her husband start and operate their business, Engineered Monofilaments. She loved to paint and was an accomplished cook. She treasured her role of wife and mother. She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Dick; and daughters Holly and Deb. She was predeceased by her son-in-law, Dan Woods. There will be a memorial service Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, at 11 a.m. in Monkton Friends Methodist Church in Monkton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vermont Respite House, or Addison County Home Health Agency.
, 89, of South Burlington passed away Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2000, after a long illness. She was born Oct. 14, 1910, in Bridgeport, Conn., the daughter of the late Martin and Agnes (Yasenec) Remenar. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry O. Lindberg; a brother, Joseph Remenar of Stratford, Conn.; and a sister, Helen Tomasko of Monroe, Conn. She is survived by a brother, Frank Remenar of Monroe, Conn.; a son, Harry M. Lindberg of South Burlington; a daughter, Gail Leiby of Milford, Conn.; a niece and nephew of Connecticut; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Aug. 4, 2000, at noon in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Resurrection Park Cemetery. For those who wish, contributions in Milies memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association 77 Hegeman Ave., Colchester, Vt. 05446. Arrangements are by Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
, 93, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side Monday, Aug. 1, 2000. Born in Moretown on Aug. 26, 1906, she was the daughter of the late James H. and Mary (Moore) Buck. June 22, 1932, she married Earl I. Sayah in Moretown. Mr. Sayah passed away March 27, 1992. Pauline was a 1924 graduated of Waterbury High School and continued her education in teachers training at Montpelier Seminary. Upon graduation, she taught at the Flanagan School in Moretown, the Vaughn School in Middlesex Center and later for the town of Orange school system. Busy as a homemaker and raising her eight children, she later returned to teaching as a substitute for various school districts in the central Vermont area. Interested in library services, she returned to school, attending the University of New Hampshire in Durham, where she received an associates degree in library science. She worked for the state library in Montpelier for several years and later served as the librarian in Waterbury Center for 17 years. She was a member of the Middlesex United Methodist Church and for many years also attended the Waterbury Center Community Church. An 80-year member of the Grange, she became a member of the Middlesex Grange at the age of 14 and continued her membership with Waterbury Grange No. 237 with which she held several positions. She held memberships also with the state and national Grange. Other memberships included the PTA of which she was a past president and the Waterbury Home Demonstration Club. In her leisure time, she enjoyed collecting post cards and crocheting, and she was an avid reader. She is survived by three daughters and their husbands, Arlene and Gerry Sutton of Morrisville, Margaret and Burt Tatro of Wolcott, and Betty and Joe Langsam of Short Hills, N.J.; five sons and their wives, James and Marguerite ""Peggy Sayah of Meriden, Conn., Lawrence ""Lefty and Fran Sayah of Waterbury, Robert and Barbara Sayah of North Haledon, N.J., Wil and Sue Sayah of Waterbury Center, and Charlie and Margo Sayah of Waterbury Center; 28 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; a lifelong friend, Winona Hoffman of Waterbury Center; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Arthur Buck; and a grandson, Eric Donald Sayah. Funeral services will be held from the Middlesex United Methodist Church on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the family lot in Middlesex Center Cemetery. Friends may call at the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home in Waterbury on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, Vt. 05641; or the Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 37 Elmwood Ave., Burlington, Vt. 05401.
, 81, died unexpectedly in Fletcher Allen Health Care on Wednesday, August 2, 2000. She was born in Jeffersonville on June 22, 1919, the daughter of the late Eugene and Effie (Woodside) Cobb. She grew up in Rutland and graduated from Rutland High School in 1936 and UVM in 1940, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. She received her Masters Degree from Plattsburgh State Teachers College. She married Elisha R. Goodsell in Proctor in 1943. He predeceased his wife in 1993. Avis taught math at the high school and junior college levels for many years. Avis spent her winters in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., where she was a member of the Coronado Methodist Church. Her hobbies included gardening, cribbage and bridge. She is survived by her son, Brent Goodsell of Syracuse, N.Y.; her three daughters, Brenda Roy of Yarmouth, Maine, Barbara Maas of Norfolk, Va., Sandra Collins of Rutland; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two sisters, Wanda Edwards of Largo, Fla., Frances Krattebol of Cape Coral, Fla.; many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 5, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Prim Road, Colchester. Memorial gifts may be made to Services for the Blind, Friends of the Library Access, 450 Plat St., Daytona, Fla. 32114.Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 71 South Union Street, Burlington in charge of arrangements.
, 84, a resident of this community since 1951, died Wednesday morning, August 2, 2000, in the Fletcher Allen Health Care Facility in Burlington. Bob was born in Aarhus, Denmark, July 2, 1916, the son of the late Hans Peter and Ingeborg Augusta (Ipsen) Hansen. He attended schools in Denmark, instructed in the skills of carpentry. On March 24, 1949, he married the former Gudny Madsen, who survives him. In his earlier years, Bob served his country in the Danish Army and after coming to this country, served in the United States Army during WWII. Following his discharge from active duty he became a member of the Vermont Army National Guard. Living in the Alburg Community, he was associated for many years with the Alburg School District and was a member of the Columbus Lodge #11, F. & A.M. serving twenty-five years as its secretary. In addition to his wife, Gudny of 51 years, Bob leaves two sons, John Hansen and his wife, Florence of Champlain, N.Y. and Paul Hansen of Alburg; two daughters, Mary Ann Mogerley and her husband, Stephen of Califon,N.J. and Connie Forbes and her husband, Ken of Stowe as well as a daughter-in law, Beatrice Hansen of Isle La Motte. He is also survived by his brother Paul Hansen and his wife, Linda of Grand Isle, and two sisters, Agathe Hansen and Emma Moller both of Denmark, His grandchildren, David and Josee Hansen, Steven and Heather Hansen and Eric, Neil and Kevin Mogerley; great-grandchildren, Bradley, Amanda, Alyssa, and Kai Hansen and several nieces and nephews. Bob was predeceased by a son, Henry Hansen in November of 1995. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 6, 2000 at 3 p.m. followed by full Military Honors, in the Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Avenue, Swanton. The Rev. Deborah Laporte, pastor of the Champlain Islands United Methodist Parishes will officiate. As part of the funeral services, a Masonic Ritualistic Service will be exemplified by members of the Columbus Lodge. Private interment will take place at a later date in the South Alburg Cemetery. Friends may call in the Kidder Memorial Home on Saturday, August 5, 2000, from 5 to 8 p.m. Gifts in Bobs memory may be made to Alburg Fire and Rescue, in care of Terry Tatro, Alburg, VT 05440, or to Project Care (drug and alcohol awareness program) in care of Columbus Lodge #11, F. & A.M., Alburg, VT 05440.
, 62, of Essex passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on Wednesday, August 2, 2000 after a long respiratory illness. He was born in Pittsburgh, Penn. on December 29, 1937, the son of the late Charles E. Humphreys and Edna S. Humphreys. He served in the army from 1961-1963. He worked for Koppers in Pittsburgh before going to I.B.M. He retired from I.B.M. in 1992. Following his retirement, he worked for the Merchants Bank as a courier. He had many hobbies, which included fishing, hunting, woodworking and photography. He is survived by his wife, Lois; two daughters, A. Michelle Mitchell and her husband, Michael, Wendy S. Campbell and her husband, Ronald; one stepson, James A. Gabrielse and his wife, Gina; five grandchildren, Joshua and Jessica Mitchell, Alexander (""Axel), Joseph and Suel Gabrielse; one sister, Elizabeth H. Jachim of Tacoma, Wash.; and one brother, Richard R. Humphreys of Petersburg, W. Va.; as well as many friends, who include, Myron and Cindy Palmer, Paul Betz and William and Lynne Leipold and many others he has met over the years. Bruce was a kind and giving person and was a good friend to everyone. He will be greatly missed. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, August 4, 2000 from 5 to 8 p.m. in Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant Street, Essex Junction. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2000 at 11 a.m. in Grace United Methodist Church, 130 Maple Street, Essex Junction. Bruces family wishes to extend special thanks to Dr. Pamela Dawson, Anne Coombs from the VNA, and the hospice nurses. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 130 Maple St., Essex Junction 05452, or to the Visiting Nurse Association, 1110 Pim Road, Colchester, VT 05446.
PERRIS, CALIF. -
Barbara J. Jarvis (Root)
, 66, passed away on August 2, 2000. She was born in Burlington, on May 30, 1934, the daughter of the late Arthur F. Root and Evelyn (Root) Saintheart. She owned and operated the Woodcrest Glass Company in Calif. with her husband for many years. She was known for her quick wit and great sense of humor. Barbara is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Edward J. (Sonny) Jarvis; her son, Edward Jarvis, Jr.; her daughter, Janine (Jarvis) Clements; her four grandchildren, Steven, Janelle, Janessa and Jannen Clements, all of Perris, Calif. She is also survived by her family in Vt., two brothers, Arthur J. Root, and wife Jerry, Terry Clayton (Butch) Root and wife, Kaye; four sisters, Dorothy Hubacher, Helen Koch and husband, Robert, Sally St. Gelais and husband, Paul, Pauline Thayer, and husband, Lloyd. She leaves behind her sister-in-law, Madeline Bell of Buffalo, N.Y., a special aunt, Marion Root of Perris, Calif.; and many friends; cousins; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in Calif. at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in care of Pauline Thayer, 43 Forbes Road, Milton, VT 05468, to be used at the familys discretion. Barb, we will miss you and love you forever.
, 82, formerly of North Winooski Avenue, Burlington, died in Brookside Nursing Home in Bradford on Aug. 2, 2000. Irene was born in Poultney on June 7, 1918, the daughter of Warren Joseph and Lillian (Desany) Stebbins. She was the sister of Dr. Arthur P. Stebbins and Samuel L. Stebbins. She graduated from Burlington High School in 1937, attended the University of Vermont for two years and graduated from Burlington Business College in 1942. She worked as secretary for the chairman of the board of St. Michaels College for several years. Irene was a member of St. Joseph parish. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph Co-Cathedral. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call at the Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Home, 85 N. Winooski Ave, on Monday from 7 to 9 a.m. Contributions in Irenes memory may be made to St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, 85 Elmwood Ave., Burlington, Vt. 05401. Arrangements are by Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Directors.
J. Andre Bourdon Jr.
, 48, passed away at his residence Aug. 3, 2000. He was born in Middlebury March 20, 1952, the son of Andre J. Bourdon Sr. and Elizabeth (Connley) Bourdon. He was a graduate of Middlebury Union High School, Class of 1970. He graduated from the University of Vermont in 1975. In the 1970s, he served with the National Guard. Since 1983 Andy had been the co-owner of Bourdon Insurance Agency in Middlebury. Andy had served on the Middlebury Zoning Commission. He was a member of St. Marys Church. He was active with the Knights of Columbus and had been a Grand Knight for three years. He had also served as treasurer for the Addison County Fair and Field Days for three years. He enjoyed working in the fields, doing haying and related farming activities. His other interests included restoring old houses. Andy was known for his big, lovable heart and kind and gentle nature. He is survived by his parents; his brother, Kevin Bourdon and his wife, Susan, of Waltham; his sisters, Karen Gorin and her husband, Michael, of Manassas, Va., Cheryl Pickreign and her husband, Richard, of Essex, and Susan and her husband, Randy Laframboise, of Cornwall. He is also survived by his nieces, Alison Bourdon and Megan Laframboise; his nephews, Mark Bourdon, Scott Bourdon, Chris Rampone, Jack Laframboise, Matthew Pickreign, Andrew Pickreign, and Timothy Wright; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by a brother, Bruce Bourdon, in 1972. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, at noon in St. Marys Catholic Church in Middlebury. Interment and committal services will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Cornwall. A reception will follow in the Knights of Columbus hall in Middlebury. Calling hours will be held Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Sanderson Funeral Service, 117 South Main St., Middlebury. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 13 Loomis St., Montpelier, Vt. 05602; or the American Heart Association, 12 Hurricane Lane, Williston, Vt. 05495.
, 51, educator, linguist, author and lifelong human rights activist, died Aug. 3, 2000, of complications of lupus erethematosis. Jane Canning received her masters degree from the School for Social Research in New York City. She was a sociologist, specializing in Latin American studies, with a Ph.D. from Rutgers University. Attached to the faculty of the University of Merida in Venezuela, she taught and traveled extensively in South America. She became the director of special education services in the Fall Mountain Regional School District in Langdon and later in Hopkinton. Recently, in collaboration with other scholars, she had been writing and editing textbooks on Latin American art. Also included was a volume on "Latinos in Film and the Salvadore Allende Reader and contracted on a review of "Sports and Culture in Latin America. She leaves a daughter, Doyle Canning of Andover; her mother, Elizabeth Canning of Langdon; a sister, Carol Canning of Philadelphia, Pa.; and a brother, Jay Canning of Burlington, Vt. There are no calling hours, and memorial services will be held in Andover at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation, New Hampshire Chapter, 18 Herrick St., Merrimack, N.H. 03054.
, 80, of Shelburne, died August 3, 2000, after a period of failing health at her summer residence in Eaton, N.H. Born in Conway, N.H., the daughter of Charles O. and Bertha (Ellis) Dahl, she was a lifelong resident before moving to Wake Robin in Shelburne in October of 1993. Miss Dahl graduated from Kennett High School in Conway, N.H. She also graduated from Wellesley College in 1941, and attended Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School in Boston, Mass. Ruth was manager of Charles O. Dahl Insurance Agency prior to World War II. During the war, she was Legal Secretary in Chance Vaught Aircraft Factory in Conn., and worked on contracts for the F-14 fighter aircraft. She was also a research writer at the Association of Casualty and Surety Executives in N.Y. City. She did research for a pamphlet called A Career in Insurance For You, which was written for GIs being discharged from the service. Following World War II, she returned to Conway and became a partner with the Charles O. Dahl Insurance Agency, with her sister, Helen, until her retirement. Miss Dahl was a long time member of the Conway Village Congregational Church, served as Financial Secretary and Secretary of the Building Committee. The family includes: her sister, Helen S. Dahl of Shelburne; a nephew, Robert P. Cote of Gorham, N.H. and several cousins. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Conway Village Congregational Church in Conway, with the Rev. Dr. Richard F. Wilcox officiating. Burial will be in the Conway Village Cemetery. There will be no visiting hours. Donations may be sent to Wake Robin Residence Association, 200 Wake Robin Drive, Shelburne, VT 05482, or to the N.H. Audubon Society, 3 Silk Farm Road, Concord, N.H. 03301. The Furber and White Funeral Home in North Conway is in charge of arrangements.
, 94, died Thursday, August 3, 2000 in Burlington Health and Rehabilitation following a brief illness. She was born in Hoboken, N.J, February 3, 1906, the daughter of Edward and Mary (Carty) Kelley. She married Daniel Flynn on December 30, 1932 in Union City, N.J. He predeceased her on September 1, 1975. She is survived by three daughters, Mary Kaudern and husband, Bertil of Pearl River, N.Y., Ann Flyntz and husband, John of Sparta, N.J., Rita Villa of Burlington, Vt.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her sister, Betty Lagrua of Arlington, Va.; and nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, August 11, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. in Epiphany Church, Second Ave., N.Y.C., with burial to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J. Visiting hours are Thursday from 6-8 p.m. in Andrett Funeral Home, 353 Second Avenue, N.Y.C. Memorial gifts may be made to Covenant House. Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 71 South Union Street, Burlington, in charge of local arrangements.
of Essex Center died at his home Aug. 3, 2000, from pancreatic cancer. He was born in Coopersville, N.Y., on Oct. 8, 1920, the son of Edward and Mary (Martin) Forgays. July 10, 1943, he married Virginia M. Patnode in St. Amadeus Church in Alburg. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy. He worked at the American Woolen Mill in Winooski until its closing. He retired from Shelburne Museum in October 1983. The couple have resided in Essex Center most of their married life., He was a member of St. Pius X Church for 50 years. Clif will be remembered for his artistic talents including his carvings, oil paintings and antique restorations he did for his family as well as many special projects at Shelburne Museum and for J. Watson Webb at his Shelburne home, the Brick House, and his home in California. He and his wife were foster parents to many children over a period of 25 years. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Virginia Forgays of Essex; his four children, son Lanny and his wife, Gail Forgays, of Westord; three daughters and their spouses, Sherry and John Giroux, Debora and Dennis Batchelor, and Sandra and Carl Welcome, all of Essex; eight grandchildren and their families, Shane Forgays, Patrick and Liza Giroux, Brian and Tina Giroux, Michele and Tony Arcovitch, Denise and Russell Groll, Dustin Batchelor, Eric Welcome and Sarah Welcome; and 11 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, Edward Forgays of Farmingdale, N.Y., and Sanford Forgays of Hopedale, Ohio; two sisters, Gertrude Penoyer of Clearfield, Pa., and Dorothy Penoyer of Martins Ferry, Ohio; as well as several nieces and nephews; He was predeceased by one sister, Viola Martin; and two brothers, Joseph and Earl Forgays. ""Pa will be missed by all of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren for his sense of humor and his love for all of them. At this request, a private graveside service will be celebrated in Mountain View Cemetery in Essex Center with the Rev. William Giroux officiating. Contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, New England Division, 150 Kennedy Drive, South Burlington, Vt. 05403; or the VNA Hospice, 1110 Prim Road, Colchester, Vt. 05446. The family would like to extend their appreciation and special thanks to Dr.Gerhild Bjornson and her staff for their care and support during his illness; and VNA Hospice, especially Linda McMeekin and Pat Weiner. Arrangements are by the Ready Funeral Home, Mountain View Chapel, 68 Pinecrest Drive, Essex Junction.
LEXINGTON, Mass./CHARLOTTE, Vt. -
William M. Hall
died peacefully Aug. 3, 2000, in Lexington at the age of 94. Dr. Hall was the husband of the late Sarah Redfern Hall, also of Lexington. He is survived by sons Peter of Wellfleet, Mass., Joseph of Basking Ridge, N.J., and Stephen of Kittery Point, Maine; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Dr. Hall was a resident of Lexington for more than 60 years and a lifelong summer resident at Thompsons Point in Charlotte. As a high school and college student in Burlington, Vt., he was responsible for the design and construction of WCAX, the first radio station in Vermont. He received a doctor of science degree from MIT in the department of Electrical Engineering. At the Acoustics Lab at MIT, he did pioneering work in sound transduction and propagation. During 1940 and 1941, he was head of the Indicator Group of the MIT Radiation Laboratory. At the start of World War II, when his expertise in electronics was needed for the defense effort, he transferred to Raytheon Company, where he was responsible for the design, development and installation of the first radar aboard ships in the U.S. Navy. He received a certificate of commendation from the U.S. Government for this effort. He served as the head of Raytheons Microwave Laboratory for two years and manager of advanced development for one year. He went on to become Director of Developmental Engineering at Raytheon, his title when he retired in 1971. Dr. Hall was the first person to be awarded Raytheons distinguished title of consulting scientist. He was a member of the Security Resources Panel of the Institute for Defense Analysis and a member of Research and Development Board Subpanel on Surface Surveillance Radar. He holds 37 patents covering infrared, instrument landing systems and radar devices and has published a number of articles in these fields. Dr. Hall was a member of Sigma Xi, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America. Dr. Hall was active in community activities. He served on the Appropriations Committee of the town of Lexington, was active in youth activities, and was one of the founding members of Pilgrim Congregational Church. His interests included skiing, hiking and sailing on his beloved Lake Champlain. His drive and intellectual curiosity went beyond the scientific field to the natural world around him. He was active in The Union of Concerned Scientists, the Sierra Club and The Audubon Society. He was a devoted and loving husband and father. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Charlotte Congregation Church.
, 74, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2000, in the Verdelle Village ECF in St. Albans. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Spears Funeral Home, 140 Main St., Richford, with Pastor Pat Hoadley officiating. Interment will follow in Richford Center Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held Sunday from noon until the hour of the funeral at the Spears Funeral Home, Richford. For those who wish, contributions in her memory may be made to the Franklin County Home Health Agency, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, Vt. 05478.
, died August 3, 2000 in Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 82. He was born September 28, 1917 in Burlington, the son of Melville Page Maurice and Lillian MacGibbon Maurice. He graduated from Burlington High School, where he was a member of the Debating Society. He attended the University of Vermont, majoring in mechanical engineering. He was a member of Sigma Phi Society. In 1942, he joined the United States Army and served in the 268th Coast Artillery. He served three years in the Pacific, in Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands and the Phillippines. In 1946, he married Margaret Armstrong in Bishops Chapel at Rock Point. He owned Terminal Pharmacy, 131 St. Paul Street, from 1949 to 1982. He was a member of the Vermont Pharmaceutical Association, the United States Power Squadron, and the U. S. Army Reserve. He was a lifelong member of St. Pauls Episcopal Cathedral. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; his daughter, the Rev. Page Towne and her husband, Gary S. Towne, their sons, Jonathan and Andrew, of Grand Forks, N.D.; his son, John Norton Maurice, his wife, Nancy Caldwell, their daughters, Jessica and Meaghan of Portland, Maine; his son Donald (Dewey) Maurice and his wife, Elsie, their children, Margaret, Charles and Daniel of Shelburne; his daughter-in-law, Geralynn Anne Thornton, of Shelburne, and her son, Melville Page Maurice IV and his wife, Eileen and daughter, Hannah, of Staten Island, N.Y. He was predeceased by his sister, Dorothy Metcalfe Thompson in 1970, and his son, Melville Page Maurice III in 1977. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Sigma Phi Educational Foundation, c/o George Vitta, 3365 Kenwood Drive, Rochester Hills, MI 48309. Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, August 4, 2000 (today) in the Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 71 South Union Street, Burlington. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in St. Pauls Episcopal Cathedral, 2 Cathedral Square, Burlington.
The Rev. J.H. Normand Nadeau
, 61, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2000, in Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. He was born in Holyoke, Mass., on Feb. 9, 1939, the son of Roland and Irene (Brunelle) Nadeau. Father Nadeau attended grade school and graduated from Precious Blood High School in Holyoke, Mass., attended Hampden College of Pharmacy and St. Hyacinthe College in Quebec, Seminary of Philosophy in Montreal, and graduated from Grand Seminary in Montreal in 1968. Father Nadeau was ordained for the priesthood at St. Michael Church in Brattleboro on Sept. 19, 1968, by the Most Rev. Robert F. Joyce, bishop of Burlington. He began his priestly ministry as an assistant at St .Augustine parish in Montpelier (1968-1972); at Holy Family parish in Essex Junction (1972-1973); at Immaculate Heart of Mary parish in Rutland (1973-1975); and as chaplain of the University of Vermont Newman Center (1975-1977). His first pastorate was at St. Theresa parish in Orleans (1977-1979); transferred as pastor to St. Paul parish in Barton (1979-1985); transferred as pastor to St. Bernadette parish in Bridport (1985-1988); and transferred to St. Francis parish in Windsor (1988-1993). In June 1993, Father Nadeau was appointed pastor of St. Michael parish in Brattleboro, where he was serving at the time of his death. Father Nadeau served as director of The Marriage Encounter for the dioceses from 1972-1977 and served on the Priests Senate. Father Nadeau is survived by two brothers, Robert of Chicopee, Mass., and Leonard of Ludlow, Mass. He was predeceased by his parents, Roland and Irene (Brunelle) Nadeau. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, Aug. 7, 2000, at 11 a.m. in St. Michaels Church in Brattleboro with the Most Rev. Kenneth A. Angell as principal celebrant. The homilist will be Father Julien Laflamme. A reception at the church and vigil for the deceased will take place at St. Michaels from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery in Windsor at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations to St. Michaels School, c/o Patricia Mangan, Chittenden Bank, Main Street, Brattleboro, Vt. 05301.
passed away Aug. 4, 2000, in Porter Hospital in Middlebury after a very brief illness due to pancreatic cancer. He was born Jan. 26, 1918, in Ferrisburgh, the son of Percy andMaude (Stone) Currier. He attended schools in Ferrisburgh and Vergennes. He worked on the railroad prior to Simmonds Precision Products, where he worked 43 years until his retirement in 1982. Harold was a kind, gentle man who was always there, ready to help. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and excelled as a deer hunter. Long rides in the evening with his best friend, Winnie Austin, was a longstanding tradition. He is survived by his son and his wife, Robert and Ruth Currier of Huntington; a grandson, Todd Currier; granddaughters Karen Audette, Sara Currier and Dianna Currier; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Geraldine (Bacon) Currier; a brother, Clayton; and sisters Dorothy, Pauline, Frances, and Laura. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Vergennes. Interment will be in Lake View Cemetery in West Addison. Friends may call at Brown-McClay Funeral Home on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. Contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, New England Division, 150 Kennedy Drive, South Burlington, Vt. 05403; or the Vergennes United Methodist Church, Vergennes, Vt. 05491.
, 40, of Manchester, died Aug. 4, 2000, after a time of declining health. Mrs. Linehan was born Feb. 17, 1960, in Burlington, Vt., and had been a Manchester resident for many years. Mrs. Linehan was employed as a paralegal with Optima Health in Manchester. Family includes her son, Timothy Linehan of Manchester; her former husband, Timothy Linehan, also of Manchester; her parents, Robert and Beatrice (Perry) Lavee of Colchester, Vt.; two brothers, Stephen Lavee of Franklin, Vt., and Michael Lavee of Manchester; two sisters, Deborah Graziano and Diane Mattison, both of St. Albans, Vt.; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Linehan was predeceased by a brother, Robert Lavee Jr. Calling hours will be Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cate and Johnson Funeral Home, 573 Pine St. (corner of Harrison Street), Manchester. A funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Shiloh Christian Fellowship Church, 195 McGregor St. (corner of Bridge Street), Manchester. Burial will take place in Pine Grove Cemetery. Flowers are acceptable, and memorial contributions may be sent to Shiloh Christian Fellowship, P.O. Box 177, Manchester, N.H. 03105.
, 72, passed away unexpectedly in Copley Hospital on Friday, Aug. 4, 2000. He was born July 8, 1928, in Hyde Park, the son of Roger O. Stygles Sr. and Maggie (Clegg) Stygles. Roger was a graduate of the Class of 1946 at Peoples Academy in Morrisville. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS H.W. Gilmore, Sub Tender AS-16, stationed in Key West, Fla., from 1948-1952. He achieved the rank of petty officer first class. After returning from his service in the Navy, he married Audrey (Talman) Stygles in Johnson in 1954. He worked for C.H. Dana Company in Hyde Park before becoming a postal clerk at the Hyde Park Post Office. He retired from the post office in 1984. Rogers interests included old cars, flea markets and collectibles. He enjoyed people and was well known for always sharing a topic for conversation. Above all else, he will be remembered as a loving, kind and caring grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Audrey of Hyde Park; two sons, Matthew Stygles and his wife, Kathleen, of Pattsburgh, N.Y., and Kelly Stygles of Eden Mills; a daughter, Carol Chauvin of Hyde Park; seven grandchildren, Tracey Glover and her husband, Andrew, Nicole Chauvin, Jessica Chauvin, and Anthony Chauvin, all of Hyde Park; Justin Stygles and his wife, Amanda, of Raymond, Maine; Jeremy Stygles, U.S. Navy, Norfolk, Va.; and Kellie Stygles of Plattsburgh; three great-grandchildren, Nathaniel, Noah and Jared. Calling hours will be Monday, Aug. 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the des Groseilliers Funeral Home, Main Street, Johnson. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, August 8, at 10 a.m. in the des Groseilliers Funeral Home, Main Street, Johnson, with burial to follow in the Jedidiah Hyde Cemetery in Hyde Park. Arrangements are under the direction of the des Groseilliers Funeral Home, Main Street, Johnson.
, 54, went to her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000. She joint Him peacefully surrounded by her loving family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. For many years, Sally was a resident of Huntington and also of Ferrisburgh. Mrs. Barnes was born in Burlington on Feb. 17, 1946, the daughter of Oakley and Beulah Mercey. She was a graduate of Vergennes Union High School. She married Francis Barnes in June 1964. She was a member of St. Amadeus Church in Alburg. She was a loving, devoted wife and mother who dedicated her life unselfishly in thoughts and deeds toward friends, neighbors and, especially, family. Sally loved the outdoors, where she spent many hours in her flower beds, boating and bird watching. She had a love for animals that included her pet goats, rabbits and her special little dogs. She was a wonderful cook and loved serving all who came into her home. Mrs. Barnes is survived by her husband, Francis Barnes of Swanton; four daughters, Lisa Mitchell and her husband, William, of Starks-boro, Wendy Blanchette and her husband, Michael, of Colchester, Kristina (Kristy) LaPlant and her husband, Dana, of Richmond, and Stacy Andrews and her husband, Eric, of Richmond; a sister, Paula Forgues and her husband, Raymond, of Benson; 12 grandchildren, Justin, Ethan, Breeanna, Kylee, Tristyn, Cory, Avery, Trevor, Bailee, Sumner, Sully and Sophie. Many special nieces,nephews, sisters-in-law. Many special friends including Robert and Ruth Currier, Richard and Colleen Lavalley, and Hank and Gloria Groth also survive her. She is also survived by her little dog, Reba, who will miss her deeply. Mrs. Barnes was predeceased by her parents; a brother, Bruce; and a sister, Cynthia Joy Mercey. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. in St. Amadeus Catholic Church in Alburg. Visiting hours will be Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Ave., Swanton. Contributions may be made in her memory to the Franklin County Home Health Agency Hospice Care, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, Vt. 05478.
of Montpelier, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 5, 2000 while working at his camp in South Hero. Born March 15, 1929 in Montpelier, the son of Seward Vaughn and Mary Dana Clifford, all longtime residents of Montpelier and Vt. He graduated from Montpelier High School in 1947, and from Norwich University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in June, 1951, and as an Army Officer. He worked for the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VAOT) during summers and holidays while at Norwich, and continued to do so after military service. After graduating from Norwich, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant into the U.S. Army in August of 1951. He continued his military service as a reserve officer until he retired in July, 1981 as a Colonel. He worked as a professional engineer for the VAOT on numerous construction projects, but most notably as District 2 Highway Maintenance Engineer in Brattleboro. He served as resident engineer overseeing many construction projects, including the intitial building of the Vermont Interstate Highway System. Jack retired in 1993, after 40 years of dedicated service. In retirement from the State, Jack was co-owner and businessman at Vermont Toy & Hobby in South Burlington with his sons, Bob and Mark. Jack is survived by his wife of 46 years, Martha Tiffany Clifford; brother, Robert V. Clifford and wife, Susan Clifford of Temple Hills, Md.; a daughter, Mary Diane of Montpelier; four sons, John T. and wife, Penny Clifford of Burlington, Robert L. and wife, Annmarie Clifford, and grandchildren, Kelley, Carrie and Samantha of North Hero; Mark D. Clifford and grandchild, Emily of North Hero, Gary S. and wife, Lisa Clifford, and grandchildren, Maya and Joseph of Bow, N.H. ack is also survived by sisters-in-law, Ardelle Rich of St. Albans, Helen Hibbard of Fairfax, and Pauline and husband, Daniel Cunningham of Burlington, and brother-in-law, Silas Morris and spouse, Cora (Betty) Tiffany of Fairfield, and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. in the Bethany Church in Montpelier, with interment to follow at 1 p.m. in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph. A reception will follow the committal service at the familys home at 104 College Street, Montpelier. There will be no calling hours. Those who wish may make contributions in lieu of flowers in Jacks memory to the Shriners Hospital in Boston, Mass. Arrangements are by Guare and Sons.
William R. Hauke Sr.
, 87, well-known area building contractor, died at his summer home in Colchester on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000. He was born July 10, 1913, in Burlington, the son of Rudolph C. and Anna (Berger) Hauke. He graduated from Burlington High School in 19321 and the University of Vermont in 1935. Oct. 10, 1935, he married Ellinor Bean in the Webster family home in Randolph. Mr. Hauke owned and operated Hauke Building Supply and constructed a great number of the housing developments in the area. He was involved with many philanthropic causes and was a member of the Lions Club of Burlington for 60 years. He is survived by his devoted wife of 65 years, Ellinor; their three children and their families, William R. Hauke Jr., wife Carole A. and children David (Anne), Steven (Carol), Sandra (Paul) and Martha (Matt); his daughter, Lillian H., Venner, husband Bruce T. and their children Pam Annis (Bob), Karen Venner, and Lynn Knight (Chris); his daughter, Margaret H. Lanzetta, husband John L. Sr. and their children, John L. Jr., William H., and Allison B.; his adopted daughter, Gayle Pollock Roorda; adopted grandson and devoted friend, David McHugh; foster grandchild Melody Corcoran; 17 great-grandchildren; his sister-in-law, Mrs. Roland (Norma) Hauke; nephew Roland J. Hauke Jr. and Paula; and nieces Susan H. Mason (Bill) and Jean H. ONeil (Terry). He also leaves many cousins, grandnieces, and grandnephews; and his faithful friends in the Poker Group, namely Bud Wagner, Bucky Barowitz, Bernie Sumner, Del Carpenter, Caren Gambero, and the late Sal Lanzetta. He also leaves many good friends. He was predeceased by his great-granddaughter, Olivia Hauke; his brother, Roland J. Hauke Sr.; and a grandnephew, Matthew M. Hauke. Special thanks to all caregivers who gave quality and comfort to Williams life for the last six and one-half years. A memorial service will be heldWednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, at 2 p.m. in St. Pauls Cathedral, Cherry Street, Burlington. Private burial will take place in the family lot in Lakeview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Vermont Lions Club Charities, c/o John Sprague, 328 Bowen Hill Road, Springfield, Vt. 05156; or the King Street Area Youth Program, 87 King St., Burlington, Vt. 05401. Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home, 71 S. Union Street, Burlington, is in charge of arrangements.
, 88, of Burlington died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, in Birchwood Terrace Healthcare after a long illness. She was born in Winooski on May 6, 1912, the daughter of the late Arthur and Bernadette (Beaudouin) Roy. Sept. 8, 1945, she married Morielle Niquette, who predeceased her, Together, they resided in Malletts Bay most of their lives. after Morielles death, she lived at Fern Hill in Burlington for eight years. Jeanne was employed at the American Woolen Mill and also did housework. She is survived by one sister, Lucienne Pare and her husband, Raymond, of Winooski. She also leaves many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, Albert, Leo Paul, and Roland Roy. Jeannes family would like to express their thanks to all the good nurses who took care of Jeanne at Birchwood Terrace Healthcare. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, at 11 a.m. in Holy Cross Catholic Church in Colchester with interment to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 9 until 10:30 a.m. in the LaVigne Funeral Home, 132 Main St., Winooski.
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Jarvis Fred Smith
, 52, died at his home in Lihue, Kauai, August 5, 2000. He leaves his wife, Denise Jacques Smith of Lihue; and his mother, Sylvia Jarvis Smith of South Burlington. Jarvis, who was known as Jeff to all his friends in Vt., spent his childhood in South Burlington and later attended Kimball Union Academy in N.H., and Rocky Mountain School in Colo. While an alternate member of the U.S. Olympic i Team, he contracted Bells Palsy, which took him out of competition. He served in the U.S. Army for two years, assigned to Alaska, where he was also a member of the ski team. Jarvis was always interested in car engines and became a Master Mechanic through the V.A. program for veterans. He was employed in Burlington car shops, and after his marriage to Denise, they moved to Bermuda, where he managed the six fuel stations on that island for a British company. Following that, the couple moved to Fla. and then the Grand Cayman Island. Having recognized the love they shared for island living, Jarvis and Denise found that Kauai, Hawaii appealed to them, so there they went a decade ago. Jarvis enjoyed tending his lovely garden, the opportunity Hawaii offered for engaging in underwater sporting activity, and took great pride in becoming expertly knowledgeable about the history and lore of his adopted state. Jarviss service in the military following his active duty in the U.S. Army included ten years in the VT Army National Guard from which he received an Honorable Discharge in 1990. At the time of his death, Jarvis was serving as an active member of the Hawaii Army National Guard. Private memorial services will be held in Vt. and on the island of Kauai at the convenience of his family.
, 69, of 160 Spring St. died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, in Central Vermont Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was born in Hardwick on Aug. 24, 1930, the daughter of A. Lynn and Martha (Graham) Wheeler. She graduated from Hardwick Academy in 1948. Feb. 20, 1954, she married Almont G. Stevens. Mrs. Stevens was a member of the United Church in Hardwick, where she belonged to Circle No. 8 and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a devoted wife and mother to their five children. She was also a caring grandmother to 11 grandchildren. Survivors include her husband of 46 years; one son and his family, Brian Stevens and his wife, Mary and their children, Jody and Cynthia, of Tampa, Fla.; four daughters and their families, Lynne McCullough, Bruce Bell, and Ian McCullough of Williamstown; Kim Greaves and her husband, Stephen and their children, Eric, Jenne, and Halley, of Greensboro Bend; Gayle Renaud and her husband, Terry and their children, Brooke, Jessica, and Anna, of Garland, Texas; and Susanne Richardson and her husband, Bill and their children, Heather and Brandi, of Duxbury. She was predeceased by her parents; and a brother, Alfred Wheeler. Contributions in her memory may be made to The American Heart Association, Vermont Affiliate, 12 Hurricane Lane, Williston, Vt. 05495; The American Lung Association of Vermont, 30 Farrell St., South Burlington, Vt. 05403; or the charity of ones choice. Visiting hours will be Monday, Aug. 7, 2000, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the des Groseilliers Funeral Home, 17 Church St., Hardwick. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Aug. 8, in the United Church in Hardwick at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in the Main Street Cemetery in Hardwick. Arrangements are under the direction of the des Groseilliers Funeral Home, 17 Church St., Hardwick.
Myong Ja ""Penny (Kim) Sweet
, 62, of Burlington, passed away late Saturday evening, August 5, 2000 in Fletcher Allen Health Care after a brief illness. Myong Ja was born in Korea on November 3, 1937. She is survived by two daughters, Shirley Sweet and Carolyn Sweeney both of Burlington, her life long companion and husband of many years, Earl H. Sweet, Sr. of Burlington; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her 3 sons, Earl Jr., Dale and David Sweet. She married Earl, Sr. during the Korean War and came to the United States at an innocent age of 20, with the first two of her five children. She was an absolutely amazing woman to come to a country where the language, customs and mannerisms were unfamiliar to her and leave her own country and family. She raised her children with love and affection and worked very hard to make sure they were happy. She made many, many friends throughout the years, and will be missed by all who knew and loved her. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 9, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Josephs Co-Cathedral. Burial will follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held this evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Ready Funeral Home, South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Rd., Burlington.
, 64, passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000. Born in Waitsfield on Jan. 9, 1936, he was the son of the late Claude and Rita Wimble. June 25, 1960, he married the former Lydia Green in Waitsfield. Ken attended schools in Waits- field and as a young man worked as a farmer. He later was employed at the Mad River Glen Ski Area and then as a truck driver, working with his brother, Owen, in his logging business. More recently, he worked for the F.G. White Fuel Co. of Waits-field, a career that spanned 24 years. He had since helped with his son Davids lawn-care business in Waitsfield. In his leisure time, he enjoyed going for walks with his dog, Max; gardening, and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Lydia Wimble of Waitsfield; four sons, Stephen Wimble and his wife, Marsha, of Barre, David Wimble and his wife, Kristie, of Waitsfield, Gary Wimble of Locust Grove, Va., and Jason Wimble and his wife, Janie, of Middlesex; four grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Hunter Wimble, and Grady and Harper Wimble; a sister, Sally Tremblay of Waitsfield; three brothers, Owen Wimble Sr., Edward ""Bunker Wimble, and Calvin Wimble, all of Waitsfield; and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four sisters, Sylvia, Kathleen, Caroline, and Hannah; and three brothers, Robert, Leo, and Donald. Funeral services will be held from the Waitsfield United Church of Christ on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Friends may call at the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home in Waterbury on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. Inurnment will take place in the Waitsfield Village Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, Vt. 05641.
died at home with her loving family at her side Aug. 6, 2000, following a courageous battle with cancer. MaeElla was born in Burlington on Aug. 12, 1934, the daughter of Harley Brown Sr. and Dorothy (Muir) Brown. She attended Burlington schools. Mae married Ellsworth Fernald on March 15, 1952. Together with her husband, she raised eight children and worked two jobs. MaeElla worked alongside Ellsworth at theWillard Street Market as well as doing private housekeeping. For the past 10 years, she and Ellsworth had managed L&S Townhouses in Burlington. Mae was loved by all who knew her. She was beautiful inside and out. She was always a giver and never believed in giving up. Everything she did was done at 100%. Mae was honest and hardworking and instilled this in her children. She was a member of the Ladies of the Moose and the RVA, where she had many wonderful friends. She leaves her husband of 48 years, Ellsworth Fernald; eight children and their spouses, Dick and Kathy Fernald, Darla and Arnie White, Denise and Mike Valyou, Kevin and Lisa Fernald, Dwain Fernald, Gayle and Rick Fuerst, Joy and Jay LeBlanc, and Shellie Fernald and her partner, Kenny Letourneau; and a son-in-law, Robert Leuang. Mae is also survived by a brother, Harley Brown and his wife, Bertha; two sisters, Thelma Wilford and her husband, Jessie, and Mary Barnier and her husband, Jimmy; and many dear friends. MaeElla has now joined her parents and her brother, Bobby, who predeceased her, in heaven. Mom, you will be dearly missed. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Home, 85 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, with interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Those who wish may make contributions in Maes memory to Hospice of the Champlain Valley, 1110 Prim Road, Colchester, Vt. 05446. Arrangements are by Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Directors.
, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000, in Baltimore. She was born in Burlington, Vt. on June 18, 1927. She was the loving wife of the late Troy L. Hitt for 40 years. She is survived by a son, Darren; a daughter, Linda; sisters Margaret and Mary; and six grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed. A funeral service will be held in Evans Chapel of Memories-Parkville on Friday at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Parkwood Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
, 21, of Colchester, died unexpectedly Sunday, August 6, 2000 in Burlington. He was born in Burlington on June 16, 1979, the son of Bruce M. and JoAnn (Severy) St. Lawrence. He attended Colchester Schools and graduated from Colchester High School in 1997. He was employed as a manufacturing technician with IBM. David loved the outdoors and enjoyed hiking, mountain biking, and skiing. He is survived by his mother, JoAnn Drew and her husband, Richard of Alburg Springs; his father, Bruce M. St. Lawrence and his wife, Mary Ann, of Colchester; his maternal grandmother, Joyce Severy of St. Cloud, Fla.; his paternal grandmother, Lillian Theoret and her husband, Larry, of Alburg; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. in the Ready Funeral Cpel, 68 Pinecrest Drive, Essex Junction. Burial will follow. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Ready Funeral Home, Mountain View Chapel.
, 78, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000, in Verdelle Village Nursing Home in St. Albans following a long illness. Mrs. Shangraw was born in Fletcher on Nov. 27, 1921, the daughter of William and Alyda (Austin) Davis. Wauleita had retired from IBM following 24 years of service. She was very active with the Champlain Valley Agency on Aging, helping with the Senior Meals Program, and volunteered at Whitcomb Woods. She is survived by her children, Betty Laird and her husband, Victor, of Bakersfield, and Gary Shangraw and his wife, Charlotte, of Westford; a daughter-in-law, Rita Shangraw of Winooski; and grandchildren Tonia Bouchard, Charlotte Laird, and Joshua Laird; great-grandchildren Amanda and Ciara, Avalon, Cooper, and Robert. She is also survived by her sisters, Barbara Moquin of Shelburne, and Bea MacDonald of Canada; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her former husband, Eugene Earl Shangraw Jr., in 1991; and a son, Donald Shangraw, in 2000; her parents; and her stepfather, Jay Buckley. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, at 10 a.m. in the Minor Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington. Contributions in Wauleitas memory may be made to the Alzheimers Association, Vermont Chapter, P.O. Box 1139, Montpelier, Vt. 05601. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Minor Funeral Home, Milton.
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Betty Jean (Corey) Austin
, 64, of Pudding Hill in Lyndonville, died August 7, 2000 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 24, 1935 in Danby, the daughter of John and Edna Corey. Betty attended Danby schools and graduated from Jeanne Mance School of Nursing in Burlington. She worked in the nursing profession for many years both in hospitals and nursing home facilities. Betty was most happy working in her beautiful flower gardens, watching the birds, fishing, and spending time with her family. She was a kind and caring person who was always doing for others. The love and memories she has given to her family will remain with us always; she will be forever missed. She leaves her husband of fifteen years, James Austin of Lyndonville (1739 Little Egypt Rd. 05851); two sons, Jeffrey Keyworth and wife, Lisa of Lyndonville, and Todd Keyworth and wife, Lisa of Colchester; two daughters, Leslie Keyworth and fiance, David Hills of Middlebury and Lisa Courcy of South Burlington. She also leaves four stepchildren: Sam Austin and wife, Wendy of Lyndonville, Neal Austin and wife, Shari of Lyndonville; Dan Austin of Lyndonville, Rick Austin and wife, Chelle of Topsham, Maine; twelve very special grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by four sisters, Sylvia Cramer and husband, Robin of West Pawlet, Meg Gardner and husband, Bill of Poultney, Alice Reed and husband, Ken of Wells, and Barbara Harrington of West Pawlet; one brother, Robert Corey and his wife, Millie of Pawlet; two sisters-in-law, Gladys Corey of Pawlet, and Laura Corey of Danby; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Violet ""Sue, and two brothers, Charles ""Chub and John. Memorial services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in the Guibord Funeral Home. The Rev. Brendan Hadash will officiate. There will be no visiting hours. Contributions in Bettys memory may be directed to Caledonia Home Health Care, PO Box 383, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. ""Rest in Peace, Mother. We Love You. Arrangements are by the Guibord Funeral Home, located on the corner of Main and Center Streets in Lyndonville.
, 65, of Williston, departed on her journey home following her death on Monday evening, August 7, 2000 in the Birchwood Terrace Healthcare, Burlington. Mary was born in New York City on September 17, 1934, the daughter of Patrick and Bridget Sheehan Foley. Raised and educated in New York City, she was a graduate of Saint Vincent Ferris High School. Mary was married November 3, 1956 to Maurice P. Eustace in the Sacred Heart Church in Bronx, N.Y. During her adult life as wife and mother, she also worked at General Motors Corporation, New York City, and the Chittenden Bank and Trust Company of Vt. She was a member of the worshipping community of Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Williston. Mary is survived by her husband of forty-three years, Maurice; a daughter, Karen and her husband, David Claghorn; two sons, Thomas and his wife, Jane Eustace and Timothy and his wife, Kathleen Eustace; her grandchildren, Sean, Kayla, Ryan, Meghan Eustace and Patrick Claghorn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, August 11, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Williston, VT. Interment will be on Saturday, August 12, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. in Resurrection Park Cemetery, South Burlington, Vt. Visiting hours will be on Thursday, August 10, 2000 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Ready Mountain View Chapel, 68 Pinecrest Drive, Essex Junction, Vt. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marys memory may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 338 River Street, Montpelier, VT 05602
, 77, a resident of 401 Jefferson Heights, Bennington, died unexpectedly at his residence Monday morning. He was born in Lawrence, Mass. July 22, 1923. He was the son of the late Louis Madkour and the former Louise Beshara. He received his education in Bennington and was a graduate of Bennington High School Class of 1942. He married the former Mary (Bliss) McGarey at Saint Francis De Sales Church December 29, 1966. Mr. Madkour was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II. Mr. Madkour along with his family owned and operated Madkours Market. The business started as a vegetable and fruit stand on Main Street. Joe, along with his late father Louis, traveled door to door with their horse and cart selling their produce. Joe later moved the business to 519 Main Street where he ran the store until a fire destroyed the building. Following the fire, Joe retired from the business. In earlier years, Joe enjoyed singing in bands. His favorite song was ""Tangerine. He enjoyed playing golf and tennis. His family, especially his grandchildren, were his main interest. He enjoyed meeting close friends daily for coffee and Friday evenings for dinner. He was a member of the Bennington Lodge of Elks 567, the Knights of Columbus Council 307, and the American Legion Post 1332. Survivors include his wife, Mary Madkour of Bennington; three daughters, Pamela J. Murphy of Haverhill, Mass., Pat Berard of Oneonta, N.Y., and Carrie B. Major of Rutland; a son, Michael J. McGarey of Bennington; five grandchildren, McKenzie M. Murphy of Los Angeles, Calif., Nicole F. Berard of Oneonta, N.Y., Ashleigh B. Berard of Oneonta, N.Y., Samuel J. Major and Maxwell J. Major, both of Rutland; one brother, Abraham J. Madkour of Manchester, Vt. Mr. Madkour is also survived by several cousins, including the Beshara family, Salem family, and MacKour family of Bennington and Lawrence, Mass. The funeral Mass celebrating the life of Joseph L. Madkour will be held in Sacred Heart Saint Francis De Sales Church on Tuesday, August 8, 2000 at 11 a.m. Immediately following the Mass, the family will be receiving relatives and friends in the Sacred Heart Saint Francis De Sales Parish Center for a time of sharing and refreshment. If friends desire, contributions in memory of Mr. Joseph L. Madkour may be made to either the VT Association for Blind, or VT Diabetes Association through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201. At the request of Mr. Madkour, there will be no calling hours.
, 80, died Monday evening, August 7, 2000 in Copley Hospital in Morrisville, following a long illness. Rolande was the wife of Ernest Moreau. They lived in the Hyde Park area for most of their married lives, working and operating dairy farms until Ernests death in March of 1975. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Robert (Florence) Tenney of Wolcott; and her son, Ernie of Hyde Park; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister and two brothers. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday in St. Teresas Church, Hyde Park, with interment following in St. Teresas Cemetery. Friends and family may visit in the White-Fiess Funeral Home, 165 Brooklyn St., Morrisville, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass on Thursday.
, born June 15, 1908, passed away August 7, 2000. Despite the affliction of polio suffered at age 6, Frieda lived a long and spirited life. Always smiling, always ready with a warm word for family and friends, Frieda met life with hard work and few complaints. She was a cook, homemaker and caregiver for her late mother, Maude (Cunningham) and father, Clyde Wilder, in their Jericho Center home. After her father passed away, Frieda moved to an apartment at Whitcomb Woods in Essex Junction. Here she entertained friends, indulged in her passion for collecting teddy bears, clocks, and dolls and engaged in sewing, needle point, crochet, and other crafts. Her infectious laugh and enthusiastic personality earned lasting friendship from everyone around her. She truly believed ""A stranger is a friend not met. Frieda is survived by her sister, Thelma Towne of Essex Junction; two nephews, Douglas Towne and wife, Linda of Colchester; and Robert Towne of Jericho Center; two grandnieces, Jennifer (Towne) Allard and husband, Kevin of Weir, N.H., Meredith (Towne) Colby and husband, David of Portsmouth, N.H.; two great-grandnieces, Elizabeth Allard and Madison Colby; cousins, Margaret (Hoskins) Towers, Nellda (Wilder) Arnold and husband, Russell; several second cousins, close friend, Beth Hart and many, many other dear friends. Visiting hours will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday in the Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant Street, Essex Junction. Services will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. in the Jericho Center United Church. Burial will be in Jericho Corners Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Vermont Visiting Nurse Association, or Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center.
, 78, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, in CVPH Medical Center. He was born in Sheldon, Vt., on Jan. 1, 1922, the son of Roy and Ellen (Demar) Donna. Albert was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He worked as a for the U.S. Postal Service as ab ubsoectir for 25 years. He was a member of the American Legion in St. Albans, Vt. Albert is survived by his wife of 54 years, Helen (Roche) Donna of Plattsburgh. They were married Aug. 27, 1946, in St. Albans, Vt. He also leaves four daughters, barebara, susan, kathleen, and karen r grandchildren; four sisters, and two brothers and their spouses, Lillian Reed, Marguerite and James Messier, Arthur and Janet Donna, all of Sheldon, Vt.; Theresa Gendreau of St. Albans, Gordon and Marjorie Donna of Burlington, and Anne and James Sanderlin of Moyock, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. in St. Peters Church. Entombment will follow in Whispering Maples Mausoleum.