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, 92, a longtime resident of the St. Albans Road, died late Saturday evening, September 2, 2000 in the Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans. Born in Saint Ignace de Stanbridge, Quebec, Canada on September 15, 1907, he was the son of the late Frederick and Sophie (Santerre) Duhamel. He attended schools in Canada, and on August 17, 1940, he was married to the former Emelia Smith, who predeceased him March 25, 1987. Mr. Duhamel owned and operated his own farm on the St. Albans road for many years. He was also well known for his roadside stand; where for several years he sold his famous strawberries, tomatoes, apples and handmade wooden furniture. He was a longtime parishioner of the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and belonged to the Knights of Columbus, Saint Edmund of Canterbury Council, 7669 in Swanton. He leaves his son, Robert J. Duhamel and his wife, Penny; a daughter, Margaret R. Capsey and her husband, Stanley, four grandchildren, Stanley and Christy Capsey Jr. , Ann Margaret Capsey, Kristy Duhamel and Stacey Duhamel; two great-grandchildren, Emily Capsey and Elizabeth Greenia all of Swanton. Also surviving is his sister, Mrs. Rita Choquette of Notre Dame de Stanbridge, Quebec and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Florabelle Duhamel of Alburg; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Roger Duhamel in 1978, and a sister, Aline Lajoie in 1998. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, September 8, 2000 at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Canada Street, Swanton. Interment will follow in the family lot in Saint Louis Cemetery in Highgate Center. Friends may call in the Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Avenue, Swanton on Thursday, September 7, 2000 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Gifts in Mr. Duhamel’s memory may be made to the Franklin County Home Health Agency, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478.
, 42, died unexpectedly Sunday, September 3, 2000 in Burlington. Su-An was born July 10, 1958 in Phoenix, Ariz., the daughter of Jan and Don Harrington of Ferrisburgh. She graduated form Rice Memorial High School in 1976. She is survived by her son, Justin Votos of Ferrisburgh; her parents; two dear friends, Brian Deignan and Tuck Higgins, both of Burlington; a brother, Patrick Harrington, and his wife, Liz of Hudson, N.H.; three sisters, Michelle Smyth and her husband, Peter of West Glover, Vt., Joanna Harrington of Greenville, N.C., and Kelly Harrington of West Burke, Vt; a nephew, Marc Harrington of Hudson, N.H.; and her aunt and uncle, Karol and Bill Alves, and cousins, Shelley and Aimee, all of Gainesville, Fla. There will be a service for Su-An at the discretion of her family. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Humane Society of Chittenden County, Queen City Park Rd., South Burlington, VT 05403. Arrangements are by Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Directors.
, age 89, widow of Nelson Dragon died peacefully Monday morning, September 4, 2000 surrounded by her family. She was born in Richford July 15, 1911, the daughter of Leon & Delia (Couture) Piette. Antoinette had been a resident of Enosburg most of her life, and for the past 2 years made her home in Sheldon with her daughters. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the Ladies of St. Anne. She was also housekeeper for Reverend Gavin Maloney in Enosburg for several years. For the past 2 years she attended St. Anthony’s Church in Sheldon. She is survived by a son, Raymond Dragon and his very special friend, Laurie Chaloux of Bakersfield; three daughters and their husbands, Teresa & Allison Stanley of St. Albans, Rita and Wilfred Minckler and Rose and Ronald Longe, both of Sheldon; one brother, Omer Piette and his wife, Mable of Enosburg; 16 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great grandchildrden; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by 2 great-granddaughters, Jessica Little and Rosanne LaPlant; 4 sisters and 3 brothers. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Enosburg, with the Rev. Gerard Leclerc & the Rev. Bernard Bechard celebrating the Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Sheldon. Friends may call on the family in the Spears Funeral Home on Dickinson Avenue in Enosburg, Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. For those who wish, contributions in her memory may be made to tthe Franklin County Home Health Agency, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478. Spears Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
, 81, of Hayward Street, died on Monday, September 4, 2000 in Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington. She was born in Swanton on March 12, 1919, the daughter of Winfred and Agnes Forman and was married in Rutland to Charles McClure. She had worked at General Electric, IBM, and for J.C. Penney, and was a member of Christ the King Parish. Hilda is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, Harold, Earle and Raymond Forman and by a sister, Leona Howard. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 7, 2000 at 10 a.m. in Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, with burial to follow in Riverside Cemetery in Swanton. Those who wish may make contributions in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 11 Loomis Street, Montpelier, VT 05601. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday evening form 7 to 9 p.m. in the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
, age 66 passed away unexpectedly Monday afternoon, September 4, 2000 in Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans. He was born April 7, 1934 in Colchester, the son of Edward and Helen (Warren) Meunier. He was predeceased by his father. He was a graduate of Enosburg Falls High School class of 1952, and a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served as an army paratrooper in the Korean Conflict. He recently retired from Don-Vac Inc. of Williston, where he was employed for many years. Ed looked forward to the quiet times of camper traveling with his wife, Ardis – visiting Ariz. and other states. He was pleased to have been able to visit the great state of Alaska on three different occasions, where he would take great pleasure in the beautiful panoramic scenery. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by; his wife, Ardis (Billado) Meunier of Fairfax; mother, Helen (Warren) Meunier of Fairfax; three sons, Edward Meunier, Jr. and his wife, Lisa, of Swanton, Patrick Meunier of St. Albans, Lee Meunier and his friend, Mary Pudvah of Montgomery; three daughters, Deborah Meunier of Fairfax, Sherri Meunier of Fairfax, Diana Domina and her husband, Steven of Franklin; one brother, Robert Meunier of Fairfax; one sister, Pauline Coe and her husband, Richard of Sheldon Springs; 12 grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins; and his very special camping partner, Cody. He was also predeceased by a sister, Beverly. Visiting hours will be held in the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home on Thursday evening, Sept. 7, 2000 from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the United Church of Fairfax, with the Rev. Elizabeth Griffin officiating, on Friday, Sept. 8, 2000 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the family lot in Sanderson Cners Cemetery, Fairfax. Memorial contributions may be made in Ed’s memory to the American Heart Association, VT Affiliate, Inc., 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701-4688. Arrangements are by the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home, 1176 Main Street, Fairfax.
, 78, died Monday September 4, 2000 at the Vermont Respite House in Williston following a lingering illness. He was born in Williston June 9, 1922, the son of the late Orville and Agnes (Lavoie) Yandow. He was a graduate of Essex Junction High School and attended Burlington Business College. During World War II, Ira served in the U.S. Army and earned the rank of Corporal. He married Nancy E. Rock on February 21, 1945 at the Cathedral in Burlington. Ira was employed by General Electric for 20 years, retiring in 1986. Ira was an avid fisherman and was particularly fond of ice fishing. He also loved deer hunting. In recent years, he enjoyed collecting and selling antiques. Ira was formerly a member of St. Joseph’s Parish in Grand Isle. He was a lifetime member of D.A.V. Chapter #17 and an active member of V.F.W. Post #782 in Burlington. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Nancy E. (Rock) Yandow; their children, Joseph E. Yandow of Essex Junction, Conni LeBlanc of Winooski, June Poulin of Montgomery Ctr.; six grandchildren, Joy Roadcap, Kyle, Neil and Leah Yandow, Marc and Andree LeBlanc and great-granddaughter, Amber Roadcap. He was prececeased by three sons, Richard, Raymond and Michael Yandow; and his brother, Orville Yandow, Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Sept. 8, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. in Holy Family Church, Essex Junction, with burial with full military honors to follow in Holy Family Cemetery. Visiting hours are Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. in Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant St., Essex Junction. Memorial gifts may be made to the VT Respite House, 99 Allen Brook Lane, Williston, VT 05495.
, age 67, passed away at her home in Stowe on Wednesday, September 6, 2000. She was born on January 18, 1933 in Jamaica, N.Y., the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mary (Marache) and Raymond Keran O’Brien. After raising her family in River Vale, N.J., Mary Ball studied with Swiss psychiatrist Elisabeth Kubler Ross, pioneer in the field of death, dying, grief, and loss. In the mid 70′s it became clear that the bereavement and loss support systems were needed in our communities. Mrs. Ball became instrumental in the formation of "The Center for Help in Time of Loss" and was at the forefront of Hospice Care in N.J. and N.Y. "The Center for Help in Time of Loss" is still serving those in need and their families in Bergen County, N.J. Mrs. Ball was appointed an Adjunct Professor at Pace University in Pleasantville, N.Y. She worked with nurses studying for their masters degree in Psychology and was a prominent speaker and lecturer on bereavement and loss until her retirement in 1991. Upon moving to Stowe, Mrs. Ball facilitated a local grief and loss support group and conducted seminars on issues important to women. She was a volunteer for American Red Cross fund raisers and Taste of Stowe. She was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Women’s Club. An avid dancer, Mrs. Ball brought ballroom dancing lessons to Stowe in the late 1990′s. She enjoyed hiking and cross country skiing, but her passion was weekly movie nights with her many friends. Mary Ball is survived by her six children. They are Mary C. Ball of Stowe, Maureen Bernard of Carmel, N.Y., Kathleen Stasio of Melbourne, Fla., Michael Ball of Carmel, Calif.; Colleen Patino of West Paterson, N.J., Suzanne Clements of Port Washington, N.Y. and nine grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers, Professor Keran O’Brien III of Sedona, Ariz., and Colonel Patrick O’Brien of Lake Ridge, Va. Family and friends may call in the Stafford Funeral Home in Stowe on Friday, September 8, 2000, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 9, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to a favorite charity would be appreciated.
, age 87, widow of Jack C. Salisbury, died Wednesday evening, September 6, 2000 in the Verdelle Village ECF in St. Albans. She was born in Frelighsburgh, P.Q., Canada, September 28, 1912, the daughter of the late James & Robina (Cassidy) Harvey. She was a resident of Richford most of her life and a member of the Richford United Methodist Church and United Methodist Womens Club. She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Colburn of Swanton; a son, Jack H. Salisbury of Glastonbury, Conn.; 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, John Harvey. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in the Richford United Methodist Church, with pastors Kate Tobey & Mike Long officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery in Richford. There will be no visiting hours. For those who wish, contributions in her memory may be made to Richford Historical Society, c/o Linda Collins, 186 South Main Street, Richford, Vt. 05476.
, age 67, widow of Henry Wrede, died Wednesday morning, September 6, 2000 at her home surrounded by her loving family, following a brief illness. She was born April 11, 1933 in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of the late Henry and Frances (Wolfe) Elsasser. Marge’s two greatest passions were her grandchildren and her friends in the community. Always available to spend time with children, "Omie’s" gift of friendship touched all she came in contact with. She is survived by 2 sons, Roy Rede of Los Angeles, Calif., and Russell Wrede and his wife, Joanne of Lisbon Falls, Maine; 1 daughter and her husband, Tracey and David Brown of Montgomery, Vt.; 1 sister, Frances Elsasser of Apache Jct., Ariz.; 4 grandchildren, Maxwell, Andrea & Taylor Wrede and Leah Brown. In keeping with Marge’s wishes, she will be cremated. Marge’s celebration of life will be held at Pratt Hall in Montgomery Village, at 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon Sept. 10, 2000. For those who wish, contributions in her memory may be made to Franklin County Home Health Agency, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478, or volunteer your time at your local elementary school. Spears Funeral Home in Enosburg Falls is in charge of arrangements.
UNDERHILL, VT./DAVENPORT, FLA. - Anna C. Aldrich Howard
, 94, of Davenport, Fla., died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, at her home in Fla. Ann was born in Greensburg, Pa., on Feb. 24, 1906, the daughter of Edward and Lyda (Black) Caldwell. She was a member of the United Church of Underhill. She was married to Montague Howard, Jr., who predeceased her in 1977. Ann received her education in Greensburg, Pa., graduating from Greensburg High School in 1924. She attended Indiana State Teachers College, where she received her teaching degree. Ann began her teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in Bortz, Pa. She later taught in Export, Pa., for 10 years. Ann married Harold E. Aldrich in 1935, and they resided in Buffalo, N.Y., where they started their family. The family was transferred to Burlington, Vt. in 1943. Ann became widowed in 1948, and resumed her teaching career as first and second grade teacher at Underhill I.D. for 24 years, retiring in 1972. Ann was active in many religious and civic organizations. She was presently a member of Mary C. Burdick Chapter #6, Bethany Chapter #71, Order of the Eastern Star and King’s Daughters. Ann was a former member of Jeri-Hill Home Dem, XYZ Senior Citizens, Retired Teachers Association, Athena Club and Business and Professional Women’s Organization. Ann was a volunteer for Jericho Historical Society for the Old Mill, Meals on Wheels and many church committees. Ann enjoyed her many travels. She traveled to Europe and the Holy Lands, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and much of the Continental United States and Canada. Ann will be remembered for her love and willingness to share herself with so many others. In addition to those, Ann is survived by her five children and four stepchildren, Joanne (Aldrich) Malloy of Davenport, Fla., Ross and Dorothy Aldrich of Ithaca, N.Y., Bobby and Donna Aldrich of Colchester, Jerry and Sally Aldrich of Underhill, Jack and Connie Aldrich of Jeffersonville, Donald and Sherry Howard of Virginia Beach, Va., Ann (Howard) and John Schillhammer of South Burlington, Jack Howard of Hardwick, and Susan (Howard) and Greg Hooper of Underhill; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and three nieces, a nephew, and a cousin from Greenburg, Pa. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2000, in the Underhill Flats Cemetery, Park Street, Underhill, Vt. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Greater Burlington YMCA, Attention: Scholarship Fund, 266 College Street, Burlington, VT 05401. Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 71 South Union Street, Burlington, in charge of arrangements.
SOUTH BURLINGTON - Wilbur N. (Bing) Bingham
, 90, passed away suddenly on Sept. 8, 2000 at his summer residence in Burlington. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years, Myrtle. He is survived by his daughters, Caral Roseberry, (Harry), and Joyce Meder, (Robert), and 6 grandchildren, Stacey Roseberry, Suzanne Perkins (Andrew), Scott Meder, (Lisa), and children Lindsey and Alex, Dale Meder, (Karen), and children Lauren and Emily, Kristen Haynes (Doug), and children Katelyn, Haley and Dakota, Glenn Meder (Jodi) and his daughter Ashley and her mother Melissa. "Bing" was born in Bristol on July 26, 1910 and spent his childhood years in Hardwick where he met his future wife Myrtle while attending first grade. Following high school, Bing attended Colgate University in Hamilton New York and graduated in 1933. He began a 37 year career with Dun and Bradstreet in New York, where he remained until retirement in 1970. Bing began his career as a reporter and held a variety of positions including legal liason, Corporate Secretary and finally served as Vice President. Upon retirement, Bing & Myrtle moved back to their beloved Vermont and built a home overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains. During retirement Bing enjoyed golf and fly fishing at the Lake Mansfield Trout Club in Stowe. In 1982, he and Myrtle moved to Tucson but continued to return to Vermont to enjoy the summer and the beautiful fall colors. He was gentle, caring soul who lived his life in a way that all who knew him aspire to. He was greatly loved and respected and will be missed by all who knew him. A private family memorial and internment will be held the end of October. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimers Foundation, Colgate University Scholarship Fund or the charity of your choice.
OLD SAYBROOK, CONN. - Roseanna Labelle Joy
, age 70 of Old Saybrook, Conn., died Friday, September 8, 2000 at her home. She was the wife of the late Robert Joy, and the daughter of the late Charles and Luminia (Favreau) Labelle. She was born November 3, 1929 in St. Albans, Vt. Mrs. Joy is survived by 3 sons, Lyman Desso and his wife, Linda, of East Hampton, Conn., Clifford Desso of Troy, Vt., and Clement Desso and his wife, Barbara of St. Albans, Vt.; 3 daughters, Marie Gill of Putney, Vt., Rebecca Fuller and her husband, Joel of Marlborough, Conn., and Barbara McNaughton and her husband, David of Salem, Conn. She is also survived by a sister, Bernadette Goodrich and her husband, Robert of South Burlington, Vt.; 3 stepchildren, 10 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. in Fountain Hill Cemetery, 57 High Street, Deep River, Conn. There will be no calling hours. Donations in her memory may be made to the Old Saybrook Ambulance Association Service, 316 Main Street, Old Saybrook, Conn. 06475, or to the Middlesex Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice Home Health Care, 144 East Main Street, Clinton, Conn. 06413. Swan Funeral Home, Inc. of Old Saybrook, Conn. in charge of arrangements.
ESSEX JUNCTION/DESTIN, FLA. - Robert W. Killoran
, age 89, a lifelong resident of Essex Junction, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2000. For the last 10 years, Robert had lived with his son, John and his daughter-in-law, Linda in Destin, Fla. Robert proudly served his country as a member of the Army Air Corps during World War II. He enjoyed flying, fishing, hunting, and was an amateur radio operator. He was employed by Green Mountain Power, until the Moran Generating Station opened in Burlington, where he became on of the first watch engineers. Robert was preceded in death by his loving wife, Dorothy Harrington Killoran; two brothers, Joseph and Phillip; and sister, Winifred Killoran Birchard. According to his wishes, he will be cremated and his ashes will be placed in the family lot in the Fairview Cemetery in Essex Junction.
SYRACUSE, N.Y./WINOOSKI - Marie Reeves Murphy
, 84, formerly of Winooski died on September 8, 2000. Mrs. Murphy lived in Pittsfield, Massachusetts for 25 years and Winooski for 55 years before moving to Syracuse, New York in 1997. She was a former communicant of St. Stephen’s Church in Winooski. Mrs. Murphy was predeceased by a daughter, Linda Murphy in 1984. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Dr. Edward F. Murphy, former professor at St. Michael’s College in Colchester; three daughters, Frances Rork of Davenport, Iowa; Catherine Arbital and Mary Stash, both of Syracuse, N.Y.; two sons, Edward Murphy II of Winooski and David Murphy of Voorhees, New Jersey; and 12 grandchildren; Heather, Brigid, Seanan and Amber Rork; Shannon, Meaghan and Alexander Arbital; Jason, Joshua and Zachary Stash; Eavan and Daniel Murphy. Mrs. Murphy is buried at Merrill Cemetery, Colchester across from St. Michael’s College. Contributions may be made to St. Michael’s College ScholarshipFund, 1 Winooski Park, Colchester, VT., in honor of Marie R. Murphy.
PARK CITY, UTAH - Donald Richard Reynolds, Jr.
, age 37, passed away in a one-car accident outside Vernal, Utah on Friday, September 8, 2000 on the way to his annual hunting trip to Colo. Don was born on June 28, 1963 in Burlington, Vt. the son of Donald and Sally (Safford) Reynolds. He grew up in Jeffersonville, and graduated from Lamoille Union High School in 1981, where he was named Athlete of the Year for excellence in soccer, baseball and basketball. During his early years in Vt., hunting and fishing with his father and family and friends, Don began his lifelong love of the outdoors. He was an avid rifle and bow hunter, fisherman, and golfer. He was a sponsor member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Don moved to Utah in 1984. He married Anne Voye on May 9, 1987 in Park City, Utah. Together they welcomed their two beautiful daughters, Melissa and Heather, into the world. Don was devoted to his family, and took great joy in his daughters’ companionship and great pride in their accomplishments. Don is survived by his wife, Ann Voye Reynolds of Park City, Utah; his daughters, Melissa and Heather, also of Park City; his mother, Sally (Safford) Reynolds of Jeffersonville, Vt.; his grandmother, Dorothy Reynolds, also of Jeffersonville; and his brother, Doug and his wife, Connie and their children, Taylor and James of Westford, Vt.; and by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased earlier this year by his beloved father, Donald Reynolds, and previously by his maternal grandparents, John and Esther Safford and his paternal grandfather, Edison. Don will be deeply missed by everyone at the Wasatch Brew Pub in Park City, Utah, where he has worked since they opened their doors in 1989, first as kitchen manager, and then as general manager for the past 8 years. He was greatly respected and loved by everyone at the Brew Pub for his loyalty and fairness. He was a hard worker, who took great pride in his work. Prior to joining the Brew Pub, Don, an accomplished self-taught chef, was Chef at the Rustler Lodge in Alta, Utah and at Car 19 in Park City, Utah. Don also leaves behind many friends who loved him dearly. He had a good heart and always a kind word for everyone. He was always a pleasure to be with. We will miss his gentle humor, his venison stew, his unusual but deadly golf swing and his many kindnesses. Here’s to you, buddy. Godspeed. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, September 12, 2000 in the Park City, Utah Community Church. Visiting hours will be held Thursday, September 14, 2000 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home, 1176 Main Street, Fairfax, VT 05454. Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 15, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. in the Second Congregational Church in Jeffersonville, Vt. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Donald Reynolds, Jr. Scholarship Fund, c/o Linda St. Cyr, Lamoille Union High School, 736 VT. Route 15 West, Hyde Park, Vt. 05655. Each year the Fund will award a scholarship in Don’s name to the school’s Sportsman of the Year. Arrangements are by the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home, 1176 Main Street, Fairfax.
, 57, died Saturday, September 9, 2000 in Genesis Eldercare, Morrisville, following a long illness. She was born in Morrisville on September 24, 1942, the daughter of Ernest and Isabelle (Grasette) Brown. Jackie married Delbert H. Baker on December 31, 1986. He predeceased her in July of 1995. Jackie had been employed by Concord Manufacturing for most of her working career, with her last few years being completed at the Johnson Woolen Mills. She was just presented her Life Membership of the Ladies Auxiliary of V.F.W. Post 9653, Morrisville. In her free time, Jackie enjoyed crocheting and sewing. She is survived by her son, Delbert Ernest Baker; her sister, Norma Jean Lockamy of Morrisville; a nephew, Clayton Lockamy and a niece, Alison Parkhurst; and several cousins. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday September 26th at 1 p.m. in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Morrisville. For those who wish to remember Jackie, contributions in her memory would be appreciated to the charity of your choice. Arrangements are by the White-Fiess Funeral Home, Morrisville.
, 68, of Colchester, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000 in Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington. She was born Joaquina Brown in Lyndonville on January 16, 1932, the daughter of the late Norris and Ellen (Bedell) Brown. Jackie was employed with the Essex Junction Recreation Department as an administrative assistant for over 19 years, and was previously employed with Finast Supermarket on Williston Road in South Burlington. She was a former member of the First United Methodist Church in Burlington. She is survived by her four sons, Gary David Barnes and his wife, Terry, of Essex Junction, Randy Robert Barnes of Essex Junction, Joel Thomas Barnes and his wife, Tina, of Colchester, and Robbin Dean Barnes of Colchester; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Erik, Gary II, Daniel, Cody, Joel, and Alexander; one sister, Ethelyn Power of Tucson, Ariz.; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins, including a special niece, Dale Reed of Wash. She also leaves some very special friends with whom she loved to travel, play cards, and just have fun. They are Bonnie Maietta of Burlington, Jean Dastalto of Winooski, and Gloria Moody of South Burlington. Jackie was a well-known and loved member of the Chittenden County community, especially in the Essex Junction community, where she served the public for many years. She was a tenacious employee, and a died-in-the-wool "People Person", she was intrigued by meeting new people, and was always a great person to talk to. She was devoted to her family to a fault, and was a kind-hearted, generous person by nature. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. A service celebrating her life will be held on Thursday, September 14, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. in the Mountain View Cemetery in Waterville, Vt. For those who wish, donations in her memory may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation of VT, 100 Dorset Street, #13, South Burlington, VT 05403. There will be no visiting hours. Arrangements are by the Ready Funeral Home, South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
, 72, of McIntosh Street, Peru, N.Y. died Saturday, September 9, 2000 in the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, N.Y.. She was born in Alburg, Vt. March 12, 1928, the daughter of the late Carol and Ellen (Surprise) Searles. Elaine graduated from Alburg High School in 1947. She married LeoPaul C. Bourgeois, August 25, 1951, in Alburg, Vt. She was a communicant of St. Augustine’s Church in Peru, N.Y., and summer member of St. Anne’s Shrine in Isle La Motte, Vt. and a member of the Peru Senior Citizens Center. She volunteered in all aspects of Peru, N.Y. and Alburg, Vt. She enjoyed indoor flowers, and cooking. Survivors include her husband, LeoPaul, of Peru, N.Y.; one daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Gary Wheelock of Colchester, Vt.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas A. and Jane Bourgeois of Rutland, Vt., Timothy Paul and Kay Bourgeois of Winooski, Vt. and Christopher and Vanessa Bourgeois of Bloomingdale; one sister and brother-in-law, Glennis and Carl Mumley of Vt.; one brother, Rev. Wendell Searles of Burlington, Vt.; six grandchildren, Sara and Kyle, Lydia and Lindsey, and Jason and Danielle; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Calling hours will be held Tuesday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Lester E. Thew Funeral Home in Peru, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. in St. Augustine’s Church in Peru, with the Rev. Wendell Searles, Elaine’s brother, celebrating, and the Rev. Francis White, of St. Philip Neri Church in Westport and the Rev. William Reamer, Chaplain at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh con-celebrating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Augustine’s Church Building Fund, the Peru Community Church Restoration Fund, or St. Anne’s Shrine.
, age 45, passed away in Helen Porter Nursing Home on Sept. 9, 2000. He was born June 14, 1955 in Middlebury, the son of Percy and Ruth (Turner) Dow. He was a graduate of Middlebury Union High School. He was employed as a chef at Middlebury College from 1973-1989. He married Judy Jordan on June 8, 1974 in the United Methodist Church. James was a member of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. He enjoyed hunting, nature, fly fishing and fly tying. He had created his own fly fishing pole. He is survived by his wife, Judy Dow; his parents, Percy and Ruth Dow; his sons, Paul and Jonathan Dow; his daughter, Julie Dow and her companion, Earl Bennett; his brother, Stephen Dow and his wife, Elizabeth; his sisters, Cynthia Dow of Burlington and Mary Dow of Salisbury; and his loving extended family. A Celebration of Life will be hd on Wednesday, September 13, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. in Middlebury United Methodist Church. Officiant will be the Reverend Richard Neal. Following the service, the family will receive friends at a reception in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 100 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT 05403. Sanderson Funeral Service is in care of the arrangements.
SINCLAIRVILLE, N.Y./MILTON, VT. - Pauline M. Nadeau
, 58, of 5729 Route 380, Sinclairville, N.Y., died Saturday, September 9, 2000 in Sister of Charity Hospital in Buffalo. She was born in Burlington on September 18, 1941, the daughter of the late Russell and Yvonne (Juaire) Ward. Mrs. Nadeau attended Burlington High School and the Vermont College of Cosmetology in Burlington. She maintained a cosmetology license for 20 years, and was a past manager and pharmacy technician for City Drug stores in South Burlington. A past president of the Altar Society of St. Ann’s Church in Milton, she also had belonged to the Vermont Cursillo and the Vermont Marriage Encounter. She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church in Dunkirk, N.Y., and Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Cassadaga, N.Y. Survivors include her husband, Deacon Thomas D. Nadeau, whom she married November 26, 1964; two sons, Mark T. Nadeau and Matthew T. Nadeau, both of Milton; a sister, Mary Ann Blanchard of Burlington; four brothers, Richard Ward of South Buffalo, N.Y., Wayne Ward of Maine, Larry Ward of Fla., and Roland Ward of Burlington; three grandchildren, Mark, Sarah, and Mary Ann Blanchard of Burlington; and several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2000 in St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church in Milton. Interment will follow in Resurrection Park Cemetery in South Burlington. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, VT Division, 13 Loomis Street, Montpelier, VT 05601. Visiting hours will be on Friday, Sept. 15, 2000 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., with a prayer service at 8:30 p.m. in the LaVigne Funeral Home, Inc., 132 Main Street, Winooski, VT.
ORMOND BEACH, FLA./BRISTOL - Alma F. Sherwin
passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2000 at her home in Fla. She was born in Bristol on December 6, 1908, the daughter of Susan (Smith) and George Farr. Alma graduated from Bristol High School and the University of Vermont. She was the Addison County Superior Court Clerk for 30 years, retiring in 1981. Surviving Alma are her son, Paul and his wife, Polly; and four grandchildren, whom she raised as her own children: Arnell, Scot, Jeff, Cindy; and their children, Benjamin, Amie, Delaney, Spencer, Adam, Nick, Hannah, and Curtis. Also surviving are three grandsons: David, John, Eric and their children, Paul, Roger, Emily, Bailey, and Carley; niece Jeanne Queale and cousin, Sheila Lathrop. A graveside memorial service will be held in the Greenwood Cemetery in Bristol on Friday, Sept. 22, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, for those who wish, contributions in her memory may be made to the Vermont Association of the Blind, 37 Elmwood Ave., Burlington, VT 05401, or Addison County Hospice, Route 7, New Haven, VT 05472.
, 58, of Warren died suddenly Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000, while vacationing in Austria. Michael Madden was born Aug. 31, 1942, in Waterbury, Conn., the son of Rita (Kerwin) Madden and the late John Madden. He left his hometown of Wolcott, Conn., to attend Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pa., graduating in 1966. Father Madden was ordained from the Holy Ghost Fathers in Vermont and was longtime pastor of Our Lady of the Snows Church in Waitsfield and St. Patrick’s Church in Moretown. Besides his mother, he leaves a brother, Mark Madden, of Wolcott, Conn. A memorial service is planned for Oct. 21, 2000, at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of the Snows Church in Waits- field.
, age 95, died Monday, September 11, 2000 in the Fletcher Allen Health Care hospital in Burlington, Vermont. She was born Natalia Bastie to Paul Bastie and Caroline Turin in the town of San Giovanni, Italy, in the beautiful Italian alps. She married Lamy Bertin in 1927. He predeceased her in 1987. Her brother Henri and his wife Anita, as well as her sister Antoinette, also predeceased her. She had the good fortune of having received an advanced education at a lycee and business school in Italy, uncommon for a woman her age. Her longest and most rewarding occupation was as owner of Les Charmettes, a hotel/pension in Cannes, France. Her most trying times were the World War II years in France, made more difficult and dangerous by her involvement with the French resistance in the Lyon/Montpelier region. Among her many attributes were tenacity and courage. After WWII, she came to New York City, where she remained until her move to Vermont in 1989. She had the pleasure of experiencing the birth and maturing of three wonderful grandchildren, and most recently her first great-grandchild. She lived at the Converse Home assisted living facility in Burlington, staffed by exceptional dedicated people, and was very happy and healthy until hours before her death. Her son Claude Bertin and his wife Julie survive her. She is survived as well by her grandson, Robert Bertin and his wife Lisa, her grandson David Bertin; her granddaughter, Suzanne Campbell and her husband Dan; her great-grandson, Daniel R. Campbell III; as well as nieces Lillian Bertin and Silvia Armand-Pilon and her husband Mario; and her dear cousin and friend Rina Bertin. She will be cremated and buried next to her husband in Pine Lawn Cemetery in Long Island, N.Y. There will be a service celebrating her life at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, 2000 in Converse Home, 272 Church Street, Burlington. For those who wish, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 150 Kennedy Drive, South Burlington, VT 05403, or to the American Red Cross Chapter Services, 29 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401.
, 82, of 98 Starr Farm Road and formerly of 72 Heineburg Road, died Monday, September 11, 2000 in the Starr Farm Nursing Center. She was born in Alburg on March 17, 1918, the daughter of the late Victor and Mamie (Mitchell) Benway. Babe married Victor Bosley on November 25, 1937 in St. Amadeus Catholic Church in Alburg. They had 59 devoted years together until he predeceased her on February 3, 1997. She was a seamstress for many years and did alterations for many people in the Burlington area. She was a member of St. Mark’s Parish. Babe enjoyed shopping, garage sales, and in the last few years took great pleasure in shopping for Beanie Babies to add to her large collection. She is survived by her special niece, whom she loved as a daughter, Pat Francis and her husband, Gary of Colchester, and many other nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by one brother and one sister. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 13, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Amadeus Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish, donations in her memory may be made to St. Anne Shrine, PO Box 280 Isle La Motte, VT 05463. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with a wake service at 5:30 p.m in the Ready Funeral Home, South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
ST. ALBANS/SWANTON - Mrs. Marie Rose Demers
, age 92, died Monday morning, September 11, 2000, in the Northwestern Medical Center, following a brief illness. She was born in Notre Dame de Standbridge, Quebec, November 17, 1907, daughter of the late Ulderic and Rose (De Lima) Noel. She was married to Elie Demers on September 5, 1927 and worked with him on his dairy farm. After just over 60 years of marriage, Mr. Demers died November 28, 1987. She was a communicant of Holy Angels Church, a member of the Ladies of St. Anne and a former member of the Holy Angels Mothers Club. She is survived by five children and their spouses, Helene and Jacques Bourbeau of Swanton, Pauline and Roger Renaud of Sturbridge, Mass., Armand and Molly (O’Sullivan) Demers of Port Charlotte, Fla., Andre and Priscilla (Therrien) Demers of So. Windsor, Conn., Marcel Demers of Engelwood, Fla.; 2 sisters-in-law, Lillian Tarte of Phoenix, Ariz., Simonne Noel of Swanton; 22 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was prececeased by her parents; husband, Elie; a son, Bernard Demers at one-year of age; three brothers, Antonio, Onias and John Noel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in Holy Angels Church. Friends may call in the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home, 86 South Main St., St. Albans from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday evening. Interment will be in the Demers family lot in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home.
BURLINGTON - Sister Veronica Hayes (Sister M. Martha)
of the Sisters of Mercy of Vermont died at Mount Saint Mary Convent, Burlington, on Monday, September 11, 2000. She was born the daughter of Patrick and Anna (Archambault) Hayes on February 22, 1908 in Enosburg Falls, where she received her early education. She graduated from Mount Saint Mary Academy and received a B.S. in Education at Trinity College and an M.A. in English from Saint Michael’s College. She entered the Sisters of Mercy on February 2, 1927 and made first profession of vows on August 16, 1929. Sister Veronica taught in elemetary schools at Cathedral, Mount Saint Mary and Mater Christi (Burlington), Saint Monica’s School (Barre), Saint Michael’s School (Montpelier), Saint Mary’s School (Middlebury), and in high school, Mount Saint Mary Academy (Burlington). She was principal of Saint Mary’s School in Middlebury from 1946-1952 and of Mount Saint Mary Academy from 1953-1961. After serving as local superior of the Mount Saint Mary Convent, she was elected Mother General (President) of the Sisters of Mercy of Vermont and served in this office from 1962-1972. During her administration, she participated in the Federation of the Sisters of Mercy of America; led the community through changes in the religious habit, the Constitutions, and other implementations of Vatican II; the construction of Mater Christi Elementary School, the renovation of the former Mount Saint Mary Academy to become Mater Christi Middle School. Upon retirement from full-time classroom teaching and administration, she taught Drama and Elocution at Mater Christi School, visited the sick and elderly at Saint Ambrose Parish in Bristol, and was on the Liturgy Planning Committee at Saint Mary’s Convent. Sister Veronica is survived by her sisters in religion, the Sisters of Mercy of Vt.; and by Mrs. Robert (Veronica) Brooks and her family; Mr. and Mrs. James Hayes and family; a special niece, Becky Hayes Blanchard and husband, Rene; Mr. and Mrs. John Hayes and family; Dr. and Mrs. Don Guinan and family; cousins Rene Read and his wife, Lee, Francis Archambault of Bethesda, Md., and Sister Rhea Bean, RSM, N.Y.; as well as several grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Patrick and Anna Hayes; her sister, Sister Mary Chrysostom, RSM; her brothers, Mark and George; her nephew, E. Michael Hayes, and nieces, Betty Ann Hayes Costes and Mary Hayes Read. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000 at 3:30 p.m. in the Sacred Heart Chapel at Mount Saint Mary, 100 Mansfield Avenue, Burlington, with visiting hours from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000 and a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. There will also be visiting time prior to the funeral. Interment will follow in Mount Saint Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Sisters of Mercy Retirement or Ministry Funds. Arrangements are by Ready Funeral Home, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
, 60, died unexpectedly on September 11, 2000. He is mourned by his wife; two daughters; sister; mother; and friends. Funeral services will be held in Highgate United Methodist Church today, September 16, 2000 at 2 p.m. He was loved by many and will be deeply missed.
, 70, died at her home Monday, September 11, 2000. Marie was born in Bristol, May 19, 1930, the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Bushey) Desorda. She was a graduate of Bristol High School, marrying Roger Perry August 30, 1951. For over 20 years, she was employed by Twinfield Elementary School as a teachers aide. Marie will be remembered by her family for her devotion to them and her grandchildren. Survivors include a step-son, Richard Perry of Danville; her daughters, Gail Greaves and husband, Tim of Cabot, Linda Hartshorne and husband, Jim of Marshfield, and Sheila Booth and husband, Tim of Marshfield. Marie was predeceased by her husband on August 5, 1984, and by three brothers, Francis, Earl and Lawrence Desorda. Also surviving are six grandchildren: Annika Booth, Seth & Brett Greaves, Erica Wells, and Travis & Angela Perry. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in North American Martyrs Church in Marshfield. Interment will follow in Durant Cemetery in Cabot. Contributions may be made in Marie’s memory to Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641. Family and friends are invited to return to Marie’s home following the interment for fellowship and refreshments. Arrangements are under the direction of des Groseilliers Funeral Home, Church Street, Hardwick.
, 78, died peacefully with her family at her side Monday, September 11, 2000, at her home in Northfield. She was born in Keene, N.H. July 13, 1922, the daughter of Marshall and Mary (Sayah) Murray. For all who knew her, Marilyn’s courage, tenacity, and fortitude throughout many challenging years of illness are a testament to her never-ending faith and love for life. A devoted mother, her greatest achievement was the lifelong nurturing of her children and grandchildren. Marilyn dedicated all her talent and resources to her life’s ambition, which was to see her children through a formal education. Attracted by Vermont’s beauty, Marilyn Evelyn Murray moved to Northfield in her youth, where she met her future husband, Lloyd Charles Trombly. The couple were married by Reverend Joyce on November 6, 1941, in St. John the Evangelist Church in Northfield. Lloyd and Marilyn owned and operated Trombly’s Greenhouses for more than fifty years, and were recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northfield Business & Professional Association. Her enthusiasm for her profession was evident to all who visited her over the years. Marilyn took great pride in propagating unique specimen plants. Her love of German sheperds was well known by the many people whom Caesar "met" at the door. Survivors include four sons, Lloyd Trombly, Jr. and his wife, Bonnie, of Milton, Robert Trombly of Ballston Spa, N.Y., Richard Trombly and his wife, Margaret, of Northfield, Thomas Trombly and his wife, Dawn, also of Northfield; one daughter, Maria Trombly Ryder and her husband, Ted, of Falls Church, Va.; two brothers, Roland and Larry Murray of Wyetheville, Va.; 14 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Lloyd; a daughter, Kathryn J. Ricker; and one brother, Marshall Murray, Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, September 15, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church on Vine Street in Northfield. There are no calling hours. Donations may be made in her memory to the Lloyd & Marilyn Trombly Scholarship Fund, c/o Reed Korrow, Northfield High School, 37 Vine Street, Northfield, VT 05663 or to Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice, Inc., 600 Granger Road, Berlin, VT 05641. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Kingston Funeral Home.
, C.P.A., 77, of Wethersfield, Conn., died Tuesday, September 12, 2000 in St. Francis Hospital, Hartford. Born in Burlington, Vt., he was the son of the late Carroll J. and Daisy (Sturdevant) Bottum and lived in Wethersfield for many years. A graduate of Mt. Hermon Academy and the University of Illinois, he was a Certified Public Accountant for over forty-four years. He was a member of the Conn. Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Wethersfield Country Club. He was a World War II Veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by two daughters, Mary Ellen Kinney of Simsbury, Conn., and Diana Godfrey of Syracuse, N.Y.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; a sister, Marguerite B. Wheeler of New Haven, Vt.; and nephew, Lynn H. Bottum of New Haven, Vt. The funeral will be held Monday, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in the Church of the Incarnation, 544 Prospect Street, Wethersfield. Burial will be private in Vt. at a later date. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to Mikey’s Place (a wheelchair accessible playground) c/o Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Daversa, 92 Chamberlain Road, Wethersfield, Conn., 06109. The D’Esopo Funeral Chapel, Wethersfield is in charge of arrangements.
, 57, an automotive instructor for Tomoka Correctional Institute, Daytona Beach, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000, at home surrounded by his family. In 1995, he retired from South Burlington Street Department after 14 years and moved to Deltona, Fla., from Essex Junction. Ken was born in Rutland, Vt., on Aug. 7, 1943, to the late Kenneth F. and Martha W. (Baker) Bucklin. He was a member of NASCAR and ACT Racing, Champlain Valley Street Rodders, The Deltona Gold Wing Road Rider Association and former president of the Super Hogs. Ken enjoyed race cars, motorcycles, and hot rods but dedicated himself to his family and friends. Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Betty; two sons, David Milton and Kenneth Jr. of Burlington, Vt.; two daughters, Amanda Bucklin and Christine Kane and her husband, Tim, both of Deltona; a brother, Frederick and his wife, Sharron, of Debary; three grandchildren, Shanna and Cassandra Kane, and Frank DeCarr; his father-in-law, Frank Rose of Colchester, Vt.; his in-laws, Lisa and Jim Purvis of Deltona, Dale and Diane Rose of Addison, Vt., and Therese Whitehouse of Hoosick Falls, N.Y. He was predeceased by his mother-in-law, ("Mom"), Velma Rose. Ken also leaves many, many family members and friends. A memorial service will be held in the R.V.A. Post 514, 84 Weaver St., Winooski, Vt., on Oct. 15, 2000, at 2 p.m.