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Amanda M. Ladd-Deuso SHELBURNE — Amanda M. Ladd-Deuso, 45, of Shelburne passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 3, 2021. She was born on April 25, 1976, in Berlin, Vermont, to her parents, Dav…

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George M. Anderson MONTPELIER — George M. Anderson, 67, of Montpelier, transitioned peacefully from this life on Saturday, May 1, 2021. George was born in Barre on Feb. 6, 1954, to George M. A…

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Linda M. Sweeney BARRE — Linda Mae Lupien-Sweeney, 71, of Berlin Street passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2021, in the Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York. Born on April 30, 1950, i…

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G. Richard Eisele MORETOWN — G. Richard Eisele was born on April 20, 1936, in Hartford, Connecticut, to Florence Cloutier Eisele and George Fox Eisele, joining older sister Margot. Losing his father when he was only 12, "Dick" or "Dicky" was raised by his mother, his aunt, Josephine Eisele, …

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David V. Anderson Jr. SOUTH HERO — David V. Anderson Jr. passed away peacefully several days after his 90 birthday, surrounded by his family who wished him well with stories and toasts in his memory. Dave was a longtime resident of South Hero, Vermont, in the cottage that he built on Beach B…

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Patsy (Guyette) Murray RYEGATE — There was a celebration in heaven when Patsy Jean (Guyette) Murray took her last breath on May 10, 2021, surrounded by her loving husband and caregiver. Patsy was born on Aug. 17, 1952, to William J. Guyette and Henrietta Guyette. She grew up with her eight s…

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Kevin Neilson PLAINFIELD — The graveside service for Kevin Neilson, who died Dec. 31, 2020, will be held 11 a.m. Friday, May 14, 2021, in Plainmont Cemetery in East Montpelier. Arrangements are by Guare & Sons Funeral Home.

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Romeo A. Isabelle Sr. WILLIAMSTOWN — A Mass of Christian burial to honor and celebrate the life of Romeo A. Isabelle, 87, of Williamstown will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 11 a.m. in St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre. Burial will follow the Mass to St. Sylvester’s Cemetery in Lowe…

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Patricia Smith MONTPELIER — The graveside service for Patricia Smith, who died April 3, 2021, will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, in Main Street Cemetery in Hardwick. Arrangements are by Guare & Sons Funeral Home.

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Cynthia A. Miller EAST ROXBURY — Cynthia Anne Miller, age 65, of East Roxbury, Vermont, passed away May 9, 2021. She was born to Armand and Patricia Gelineau on June 5, 1955, in Smyrna, Tennessee. She graduated from Montpelier High School in 1973. Cindy married Allan J. Miller on June 28, 19…

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Joseph E. Violette WILLIAMSTOWN — Joseph Earl Violette, 93, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at Woodridge Rehabilitation and Nursing in Berlin. Born on Nov. 12, 1927, in Websterville, he was the eldest son of William Earl and Margaret (Murphy) Violette. Joe attended Holy Ghost School in…

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Sr. Rita Hammond WINOOSKI — Sister Rita Hammond, (Sister M. Esther), 84, of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Northeast, died at Our Lady of Providence Residence in Winooski, Vermont, on Feb. 24, 2021, in her 79th year of religious life. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on M…

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Robert H. Morse MONTPELIER — The graveside service to honor and celebrate the life of Robert H. “Bob” Morse, 93, will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021, at 11 a.m. in the Duxbury Corner Cemetery in Duxbury. He passed away on Feb. 15, 2021. Arrangements are by Hooker Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Ac…

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Rosemary (Wright) Trombly MONTPELIER — Rosemary (Wright) Trombly, 96, passed away peacefully on Feb. 10, 2021, in Montpelier, Vermont. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert "Bob" Trombly of 74 years, she was also predeceased by her daughter, Diane; her parents, Leon Wright and Mabel Abb…

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Isabelle "Peggy" Montgomery MONTPELIER — The committal service for Isabelle "Peggy" Montgomery, 98, who died March 8, 2021, will be held 11 a.m. May 22 in Green Mount Cemetery. Arrangements are by Guare & Sons Funeral Home.

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Martin A. Setien BARRE TOWN — The graveside service to honor and celebrate the life of Martin A. Setien, 89, will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021, at 2 p.m. in Hope Cemetery in Barre. He passed away on March 1, 2021. Arrangements are by Hooker Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre.

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Ralph G. Safford GRANITEVILLE — The graveside service to honor and celebrate the life of Ralph G. Safford, 95, will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 1 p.m. in the Village Cemetery in Williamstown. Arrangements are by Hooker Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre.

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Leonard D. Crouse BERLIN — Leonard David Crouse, 78, known to his many friends and colleagues as Len or Lenny, passed away on May 6, 2021. Len was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, on Aug. 21, 1942, to Marjorie MacLean. He grew up in Lynn, Massachusetts, spending his summers on PE…

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Hazen E. Spaulding NORTH DANVILLE — A memorial service for Hazen E. Spaulding, who passed away on Nov. 13, 2020, will be held Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at Christ Community Alliance Church, 369 Route 302 in Orange, Vermont, at 6 p.m. His obituary can be viewed at www.saylesfh.com/.

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Marian H. Merchant MORETOWN — Marian Helen Merchant, age 93, passed away peacefully May 4, 2021, due to natural causes. She was born in Franklin, Vermont, to parents Charles A. Richard and Helen Horskin. She was a graduate of Franklin High School, class of 1945, and Johnson Normal School, cl…

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Leonard Crouse BERLIN — Leonard Crouse, 78, of Berlin, died May 6, 2021, at Central Vermont Medical Center. A full obituary will be published at a later date.

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Michael L. Pressey WILLISTON — Michael L. Pressey of Williston, Vermont, and Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on April 23, 2021, after a brief illness. There will be an open house celebration of life at the Catamount Country Club, 1400 Mountain View…

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Guy P. Dion BERLIN — The graveside service to honor and celebrate the life of Guy P. Dion, 85, of Berlin will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021, at 1 p.m. in the Berlin Corner Cemetery in Berlin, Vermont. Guy passed away on Feb. 11, 2021. Arrangements are in the care of the Pruneau-Polli Funer…

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Andrew Keller MONTPELIER — Andrew Keller of Montpelier, Vermont, known as Andy to many friends, passed away on May 3, 2021, from a sudden heart attack while running the local trails with his dog. Born in Burlington, Vermont, to David and Natalie Keller on April 2, 1968, Andy grew up in Farmi…

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Robert G. Ford BARRE TOWN — The graveside service to honor and celebrate the life of Robert G. Ford, 85, will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. in Hope Cemetery in Barre. He passed away on March 7, 2021. Arrangements are by Hooker Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre.

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Sr. Germaine Compagna WINOOSKI — Sister Germaine Compagna, (Sr. M. Immaculata) 97, of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Northeast, died at Our Lady of Providence Residence in Winooski, Vermont, on Febr. 19, 2021, in her 79th year of religious life. A Mass of Christian Burial will be cele…

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James A. Madore Sr. BERLIN — James A. Madore Sr., 59, died April 25, 2021, at his home. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home in Barre.

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Ann F. Hastings BARRE — Ann F. Hastings, 68, passed away on April 29, 2021, at the UVM Medical Center. Born on June 27, 1952, she was the daughter of Neil and Flora (Moulton) Hastings. She attended school in South Royalton, Vermont, and graduated from Castleton University in 1974 with a degr…

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Marilyn C. Murray ESSEX JUNCTION — Marilyn Cozzi Murray, 84, died peacefully after a long illness, on Friday, April 30, 2021, at her home. Born on July 23, 1936, in Barre, she was the daughter of John and Mildred (O’Connor) Cozzi. She spent her childhood in Barre and graduated from Spaulding…

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Amanda M. Ladd SHELBURNE — Amanda M. Ladd, 45, died May 3, 2021. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home in Barre.

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Raymond Duff BARRE TOWN — The graveside service to honor and celebrate the life of Raymond Duff, 79, will be held on Monday, May 17, 2021, at 1 p.m. in the Village Cemetery in Williamstown. Family and friends may call on Sunday, May 16, 2021, from 4 to 6 p.m. He passed away on March 20, 2021…

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Harold W. Taylor EAST BARRE — Harold W. “Pat” Taylor, 73, of Hillside Avenue passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021, at his home. Born on April 14, 1948, on Hillside Avenue in East Barre, he was the son of Raymond and Barbara (Jones) Taylor. He attended elementary school in East Barre and gra…

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Eleanor T. Edson WORCESTER — A Mass of Christian burial to honor and celebrate the life of Eleanor T. Edson, 90, of Worcester will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at 11 a.m. in St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Montpelier. Burial will follow the Mass to the Brookfield Center Cemetery. E…

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Lorraine Couture Day NORTH DANVILLE — The funeral Mass for Lorraine R. Couture Day, 84, who died Feb. 17, 2021, will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Northfield. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. in Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Ran…

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Maurice Dickey Drysdale RANDOLPH — Maurice Dickey Drysdale, 76, editor/publisher emeritus of the White River Valley Herald, died early Wednesday morning, April 28, 2021, in his home on Labounty Road in Randolph. He was born Nov. 10, 1944, in Concord, Massachusetts. to John and Eleanor Drysda…

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Brian E. Coletti NORTON — Our brother, son and dear friend, Brian E. Coletti, passed away at his home in Norton on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Brian was 55 years old. Brian was born on March 6, 1966, to Aldo A. Coletti and Margaret Gehlbach Sample. He lived in Barre two-thirds of his life and att…

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Constance Canfield Mynter NORTHFIELD — Constance Mary Canfield Mynter, born March 1, 1938, in Nashua, New Hampshire, entered eternal rest April 27, 2021, at Mayo Residential Care in her hometown of Northfield, Vermont. “Connie,” as her beloved friends and family knew her, was a devoted mothe…

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Charles A. Chatot BARRE TOWN — The graveside service to honor and celebrate the life of Charles A. Chatot, 79, will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021, at 1 p.m. in Hope Cemetery in Barre. He passed away on March 13, 2021. Arrangements are by Hooker Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre.

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Henry Perkins EAST MONTPELIER — The graveside service for Henry Perkins, 91, who died April 9, 2021, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 20, in Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center. Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home in Randolph.

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Gino O. Tosi BARRE TOWN — Gino Ortiz Tosi, 76, a longtime resident of Birchwood Park, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021, at Berlin Meadows (formerly Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center) in Berlin. Born July 13, 1944, in Barre City, he was the son of Henry Camilo and Anita Claudia (Or…

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Betty J. Ainsworth BARRE — Betty Jean Ainsworth, 81, died April 28, 2021, at the Barre Gardens. She was born Sept. 18, 1939, in Wolcott, the daughter of Harry and Sylvia (Shedd) Billings. She graduated in 1956 from Peoples Academy in Morrisville. In earlier years, Mrs. Ainsworth stayed at ho…

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Taggert B. Haslam WATERBURY — Taggert B. Haslam, 54, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Taggert was an accomplished athlete and coach, a loving husband and father and a pillar of Waterbury’s community. Taggert was born at Tirathram Shah Hospital in New Delhi,…

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Angela M. Moreau BARRE CITY — A Mass of Christian burial to honor and celebrate the life of Angela M. Moreau, 81, of Barre will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at 11 a.m. in St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre. Burial will follow the Mass, in St. Sylvester’s Cemetery in Lower Websterville,…

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Thomas G. Atwood MONTPELIER — Thomas G. Atwood, 70, of Prospect Street in Montpelier passed away on Wednesday April 28, 2021, at his home. Thomas was the son of Howard and Priscilla (Murphy) Atwood. He was born in Windsor, Vermont, on March 22, 1951. Thomas loved working on cars growing up a…

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Ronald E.W. Crisman PEACHAM — Ronald Everett William Crisman, a resident of Peacham since 1964, died April 20, 2021, of heart failure at Northern Vermont Regional Hospital, at the age of 93. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on Nov. 2, 1927, the son of Wilson and Anna (Johnson) Crisman of Oa…

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Thomas G. Atwood MONTPELIER — Thomas G. Atwood, 70, died Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at his home. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home in Barre.

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Constance Canfield Mynter NORTHFIELD — Constance Canfield Mynter, age 83, died Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in Northfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be scheduled in the near future in St. John The Evangelist Church in Northfield with burial to follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. A complete obit…

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Betty M. French WILLIAMSTOWN — Betty May French, 90, of Vermont Route 14 passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Born July 11, 1930, in St. Johnsbury, she was the daughter of Henry Louis and Isabelle (Drew) Ash. She attended lo…

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Catherine (Chadwick) Nelson HAMMOND, Wis. — Catherine "Kay" Nelson passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at home in Hammond, Wisconsin, surrounded by family. She was born on Jan. 2, 1926, in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, the daughter of Harold H. and Frances Shirley (Green) Chadwick. Catherin…

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Rebecca (Seaver) Gomez WILLIAMSTOWN — Because the United Federated Church has been destroyed by fire, the May 22, 2021, memorial service for Rebecca (Seaver) Gomez, 89, who died July 26, 2020, will be rescheduled at the convenience of the family.

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Julie Doyle DeGoosh WEST BERLIN — Julie Alice Doyle DeGoosh, 87, passed quietly and peacefully at her home in Riverton, Vermont, on Friday, April 23, 2021. Julie was born on Friday, April 13, 1934, and always commented “that’s my excuse, what’s yours?” She was the ninth child born to John an…

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BARRE — James “Jim” Grafton Howard died peacefully, surrounded by family in his home on April 24th, 2021 in Brooksville, Florida, at the age of 78. Jim is survived by his wife Deirdra Martin Howard. Children; John Howard & Mielle Fox (St. Johnsbury VT), Jeffrey & Lynn Howard (Exeter,…

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Louis W. Cherry CALAIS — Family and friends mourn the loss of Lou Cherry, 83, a former resident of Calais, Vermont, who died on April 4, 2021, of pancreatic cancer in Asheville, North Carolina. Born in 1937 in New York City to Hungarian immigrants, Lou treasured his heritage, particularly it…

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