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Jeannette B. (Irish) Willett BERLIN — Jeannette Barbara (Irish) Willett, 87, of Las Vegas, Nevada, passed on the morning of Aug. 20, 2019, with her family at her side at the UVM Medical Center…

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Martha C. Dunleavy Pellegrini LAKELAND, Fla. — Martha Claire Dunleavy Pellegrini passed away on June 11, 2019, peacefully at home in Lakeland. She was 75 years of age. Martha was the loving wi…

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Sandra L. Stevens Montgomery BARRE — Sandra L. Stevens Montgomery, 72, of Barre, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Aug. 7, 2019, at the UVM Medical Center, after a long illness. L…

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Mary E. Andrews CUSHING, Maine — Everybody called her mom, everybody. Mary was a schoolteacher most of her adult life, and when she taught at U-32 High School in East Montpelier, Vermont, everybody called her mom. Three of her children were students at this school, where they shared her will…

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Madyne I. Moran SOUTH BARRE — Madyne I. Moran, 93, of Cedar Cliff, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. Born Dec. 17, 1925, in Barre, she was the daughter of Roger and Jesse (McLean) Veino. Madyne attended local elementary schools and gradua…

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Dorothy Ann Phillips Hillman HANOVER, N.H. — Ann Hillman, 86, died on Aug. 18, 2019, at Kendal of Hanover, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, at the Blessed Sacrament Church in Stowe, Vermont. A reception will follow at the Eagle’s Nest Restauran…

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Richard C. "Richie" Martin EAST MONTPELIER — Richard Craig “Richie” Martin died unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. He had been living with cancer for several months. Richard was born in Burlington, one of the four sons of Harold Martin and Doris (Curtis) Martin. He graduated …

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Roger C. Gilman WINDSOR — Roger Clyde Gilman, 84, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, surrounded by his loving family. Roger was born in East Calais Oct. 18, 1934, to John Clyde and Inez Orr Gilman. He graduated from Lyndon Institute in Lyndon,…

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John R. "Jack" Lancaster BURLINGTON — John R. "Jack" Lancaster, 84, of Burlington, passed away peacefully at the McClure Miller Respite House with his loving daughter, Donna, by his side, the morning of Aug. 17, 2019. In the weeks leading up to his passing, his entire family surrounded him w…

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Martha Frisoli Gibson NORTHFIELD — Martha Frisoli Gibson of Northfield, formerly of Cambridge, Massachusetts, died on Aug. 15, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer, at 64. She was preceded in death by her parents Frank and Mary (DeGuglielmo) Frisoli; and brother, Larry Frisoli (Mary J…

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Grace Dunbar Caldwell RANDOLPH — Grace Dunbar Caldwell, 96, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Hanover Terrace in Hanover, New Hampshire. She was born Jan. 21, 1923, in Barre, the daughter of Luther K. and Grace (Barnes) Dunbar. She graduated from Cabot High School, then Johnson State Teachers…

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A. Richard "Rick" Purchase CALAIS — A. Richard “Rick” Purchase, 75, of Calais, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, surrounded by his family at the UVM Medical Center, following a sudden and acute illness. Born in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 29, 1944, to Albert Richard and Marian (Duke) Pu…

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Pauline L. Johnson rites BARRE CITY — A Mass of Christian Burial to honor and celebrate the life of Pauline L. Johnson, 93, of North Barre Manor, was held on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the North American Martyrs Catholic Church in Marshfield. She passed away on Aug. 7, 2019, at t…

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Gerald L. Martineau 08/16/1950 - 07/17/2019 BERLIN — A celebration of life will be held to honor Gerry on Aug. 17, 2019, at 73 Bosworth Road in Berlin, Vermont, from 3 to 7 p.m. Bring a chair, a dish to share and enjoy family and friends at this celebration of Gerry’s life.

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Ann E. Somers BARRE TOWN — Ann E. Somers, 85, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, with her family at her bedside. Born on Dec. 9, 1933, in Lyndonville, she was the youngest daughter of Robert T. and Vera M. (Edmunds) Watkins. Ann attended local elementary schools and graduated from Lyndo…

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Virginia "Ginger" Baker HYDE PARK — The celebration of life for Virginia "Ginger" Trepto Baker, who died May 6, 2019, will be from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at the VFW in Morrisville. There will be a potluck luncheon.

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Donald R. Ibey BARRE — Donald R. Ibey, of Barre, passed away at Heaton Woods in the early morning of Aug. 15, 2019, at age 90. Donald was born in Calais on Dec. 17, 1928, to Delbert and Edith (Trombly) Ibey. He grew up on the family farm, the youngest of nine brothers and sisters, and began …

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Linda (Eurbin) Jennett ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — Linda (Eurbin) Jennett, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and cherished friend to many throughout her life, completed her life’s journey on Aug. 7, 2019. Linda was born April 11, 1941, in Barre, Vermont, the first child of Harold…

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Rose T. Lorenzini rites SOUTH BARRE — A Mass of Christian Burial to honor and celebrate the life of Rose T. Lorenzini, 85, was held on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre. She passed away on Aug. 10, 2019, in Berlin. The Rev. Monsignor Reid C. Mayo…

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James W. Benway WILLIAMSTOWN — James W. Benway, 55, of Young Road, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at his home, with his family surrounding him. Born April 11, 1964, in Barre, he was the son of Albert and Charlene (Farrell) Benway. James attended local elementary schools and graduated…

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Raymond B. Batchelder rites BARRE TOWN — The largely-attended graveside service to honor and celebrate the life of Raymond B. Batchelder, 83, of Ridgewood Terrace, was held on Friday, July 5, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the Plain-Mont Cemetery in East Montpelier. He passed away on Thursday, June 27,…

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Mark Joseph Johnson MONTPELIER — Mark Joseph Johnson, age 62, of Montpelier, Vermont, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. He was born on April 22, 1957, to Arnold Robert Johnson and Olive King Johnson, who both predeceased him. He was a gentle giant, kind and caring. He was dev…

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Elden A. Brown WORCESTER — Elden A. Brown, 93, of Worcester, passed away on July 30, 2019, at the Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin. Elden was born in Montpelier on Sept. 10, 1925, the son of Ruth J. (Brown) and Lynn I. Brown. Elden attended grade school in Worcester and Montpelier High Schoo…

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Misty L. Dunster BARRE — Misty L. Dunster, 38, died unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. Arrangements are pending with Perkins-Parker Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Waterbury.

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Thomas Abbiati PLAINFIELD — Thomas Abbiati, 58, passed away Aug. 12, 2019, with his loving family at his side. Born on Dec. 31, 1960, to Stuart Milne and Georgianne (Sylvester) Abbiati, Tom graduated from Montpelier High School in 1979 and Paul Smith’s College in 1981. Tom had many interests…

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Ruth Gallant Buzzell WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Ruth Gallant Buzzell, 91, of White River Junction, died on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She was born on Sept. 20, 1927, in Websterville, to Ray Edward Gallan…

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Terry Ray Collins BERLIN — Terry Ray Collins, 61, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at UMass Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was born Oct. 13, 1957, in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of Donald and Jacqueline (Vaughn) Collins. After his mother died when he was a young child, he was raised …

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JoAnne Elizabeth (Frick) Crisman PEACHAM — JoAnne E. Crisman, of Peacham, died Aug. 9, 2019, after a lengthy period of declining health. She was born on March 15, 1929, the daughter of Harvey and Olive (Norton) Frick, of New Lenox, Illinois. Raised in a small farming community, JoAnne aimed …

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Mark Joseph Johnson MONTPELIER — Mark Joseph Johnson, age 62, of Montpelier, Vermont, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. He was born on April 22, 1957, to Arnold Robert Johnson and Olive King Johnson, who both predeceased him. He was a gentle giant, kind and caring. He was dev…

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Ernest C. Parrish ADAMANT — The memorial service for Ernest C. Parrish, 44, who died Aug. 2, 2019, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, will be held at noon Sept. 8 at Old West Church in Calais. A full obituary will be published at a later date.

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Andrew Case Boner MONTPELIER — Andrew Case Boner, 57, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at home, with family by his side. He was born Sept. 18, 1961, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Darryl Anne (Alkire) and J. Russell Boner. He was raised in London, England, where he graduated from Eton Col…

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Pauline L. Johnson BARRE CITY — Pauline L. Johnson, 93, of North Barre Manor, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at the Woodridge Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Berlin, with her family at her bedside. Born in Barre City on March 31, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Victor …

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Marian M. Hanchett BARRE — Marian Morris Hanchett, 91, of Barre, died peacefully at Barre Gardens, Aug. 7, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Clayton and Dorothea (Stillwell) Morris, of St. Johnsbury. She attended elementary school in St. Johnsbury and graduated from St. Johnsbury Academ…

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Rose Lorenzini SOUTH BARRE — Rose Lorenzini, 85, a loving wife and mother of five, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, with her family at her side. Born on Nov. 29, 1933, in Barre, she was the daughter of John D. and Rose P. Tomasi. Rose h…

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Robert "Bob" Roy ESSEX JUNCTION — The Lord called our beloved husband and father, Robert “Bob” Roy, to join Him on the morning of Aug. 9, 2019. Bob was born on Jan. 13, 1931, in Barre, as the ninth of 14 children to Oram and Lydia Roy. He was raised on a farm in Washington, working side by s…

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Raymond G. Papineau BARRE — Raymond G. Papineau, 88, of Bolster Avenue, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at his home, surrounded by family and friends. Born on May 28, 1931, in Penacook, New Hampshire, he was the son of William and Mary Jane (Chase) Papineau. He attended schools i…

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David Alan Hurst FRANKLIN, N.H. — David Alan Hurst, 78, a resident of Franklin, passed away at home on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, after a year-long battle with ALS. David lived in Vermont before moving to Franklin in 1965. David was born in Wolcott, Vermont, on May 23, 1941, the son of Earl F. a…

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Pauline L. Johnson BARRE CITY — Pauline L. Johnson, 93, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at Woodridge Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Berlin, with family at her bedside. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home in Barre.

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Janet M. Fielder WILLIAMSTOWN — Janet M. Fielder, 88, a longtime resident, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, with her family at her bedside. Born Oct. 8, 1930, in Northampton, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Nickodem and Blanche (…

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Patricia L. Towne WATERBURY CENTER — Patricia L. Towne, 85, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her family on Sunday evening, August 4, 2019 at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. Born in Duxbury on February 24, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Raymond G. and Mary Jane (…

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Agnes Mary Allen CHELSEA — Agnes Mary Allen, 85, died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. She was born the daughter of Percy H. and Bessie (Farnham) Welch on July 1, 1934, in Tunbridge, Vermont where she was raised with her siblings. Sh…

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Samuel Ivah Magoon VERSHIRE — Samuel Ivah Magoon, 62, of Vershire, passed away peacefully at home in the early hours of August 3, 2019 after a year-long struggle with cancer. Sam was born March 31, 1957 in Hanover, NH to Richard and Dorothy Magoon of West Fairlee, VT. He attended Thetford Ac…

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Jane E. Tait BARRE — A Celebration of Life will be held for Jane E. Tait (1948-2019) on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at the Elks Club in Barre. It will be an open house, with no service, from 1:30 to 4 p.m.

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Samuel I. Magoon VERSHIRE — Samuel Ivan Magoon, 62 of Vershire, VT, passed away peacefully at home in the early hours of August 3, 2019 after a year-long struggle with cancer. In lieu of any services, and to honor Sam’s character, the family asks that all who wish may make a donation to thei…

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Annette R. C. Hernandez NEW MILFORD, Conn. — A Mass of Christian Burial to honor and celebrate the life of Annette R. Couture Hernandez, 88, of New Milford, Conn. was held on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11 a.m. in St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre, Vt. She passed away on July 24, 2019 in N…

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Lawrence A. Griffen, Sr. WEST CORINTH, Vt. — Lawrence A. Griffen, Sr. son of Rose (Libbey) and Wilfred Senecal, passed away at his home in West Corinth, with his children and grandchildren by his side on Thursday, August 1, 2019. He was born on February 5, 1945 in Barre City. He served in th…

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Victor Reuben Swenson BURLINGTON — Victor R. Swenson, the founding Executive Director of the Vermont Humanities Council, passed away at home on July 25, 2019, surrounded by love and family. Always a man of wit as well as peace and gentleness, Victor requested several months before his death …

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Roger E. Morgan BERLIN — The memorial service for Roger E. Morgan, 85, who died Dec. 13, 2018, will be held 10 a.m. Aug. 10, 2019, in Berlin Corner Cemetery, followed by a reception at the Morgan home. Arrangements are by Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea.

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John Robert "Bob" Hamilton EAST MONTPELIER — The celebration of life for Bob Hamilton, 77, who died March 15, 2019, will be held 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 130 Main St., in Montpelier, followed by a lunch reception.

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Roland Maxfield RANDOLPH — Roland “Roy” Maxfield, 92, a former longtime Barre resident, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at the Gifford Hospital Garden Room with his family at his bedside. Born April 14, 1927, in Barre, he was the son of Harry and Leah (Thompson) Maxfield. Roy attend…

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Lawrence A. Griffen Sr. WEST CORINTH — Lawrence A. Griffen Sr., 74, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at his home with his children and grandchildren by his side. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home in Barre.

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Joseph Vincent Portalupi BARRE — Joseph Vincent Portalupi, 89, of Dover, New Hampshire, formerly of Bow, New Hampshire, and Barre, died peacefully at home on Aug, 1, 2019, surrounded by his family. Joe was born in Barre to Angelina Gioria and Joseph Peter Portalupi. He graduated from Spauldi…

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Beth Ann Corliss MIDDLESEX — Beth Ann Corliss, age 62, of Middlesex, passed away on July 23, 2019, at UVM Medical Center in Burlington, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Springfield to Foster and Barbara (Carr) Corliss on Feb. 24, 1957. Beth loved time spent at the family camp on Lak…

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