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Phoebe W. Chapin BARRE — Phoebe Walcott Chapin, 81, passed away peacefully of natural causes on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, she was the daughter of Walcott and …

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David Maurice Rokes MONTPELIER — David Maurice Rokes, 84, of Hopewell Junction, New York, died on Jan. 16, 2020. He previously lived in Port Charlotte, Florida, and Montpelier, Vermont. Born i…

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Benjamin F. Hoffman Jr. BRADFORD, Maine — Benjamin F. Hoffman Jr., 89, passed away in the comfort of his home among family on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. For a complete obituary and to express co…

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Fred Dupre WILLIAMSTOWN — Fred Dupre, 59, of Rocky Road passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin with his family at his bedside. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home in Barre.

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Pearl M. Duprey GROTON — Pearl M. Duprey, 90, formerly of Ellington, Connecticut, died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at her home in Groton, in the comfort of her loving family. Pearl was born Pearl Marie Lewis on July 8, 1929, in Milford, Massachusetts, the daughter of Eldred F. an…

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Paula Clement ORANGE — Paula Clement, 58, of Clement Road passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at her home. The service to honor and celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at 1 p.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. Family and friends may …

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Gerard Badeau BARRE — Gerard “Oscar” Badeau, 60, of Orchard Street passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at the UVM Medical Center with his family at his bedside. Born June 1, 1959, in Barre City, he was the son of Philorum and Delvina Badeau. He attended St. Monica Elementary School and gra…

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Nancy Stitely Cox MONTPELIER — Nancy Stitely Cox, 90, passed away on Jan. 10, 2020, from heart failure. Nancy was blessed to spend the last year of her life in Vermont with her daughter and son, in the kind care of staff and residents at Heaton Woods in Montpelier. She was a warm person with…

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Jean I. Booth BARRE — Jean I. Booth, 87, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in her warm, welcoming room at Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin. During the last days of her life, she was surrounded by her children, their spouses, her grandchildren and the thoughtful, caring staf…

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John K. Seymour MONTPELIER — John K. Seymour, 79, of Montpelier passed away from complications of Parkinson's disease on Jan. 14, 2020, at Woodridge Rehabilitation & Nursing in Berlin, with family at his bedside. John was born on May 9, 1940, in Carbondale, Pennsylvania, the son of Richa…

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Timothy C. Healy NORTHFIELD — Timothy C. Healy, 65, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Berlin Health and Rehab Center. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Guare & Sons Funeral Home.

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Edith A. Baldwin CALAIS — Edith A. Baldwin, 101, formerly of County Road in Calais and most recently Woodridge Nursing Home, died on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. She was born on Oct. 25, 1918, the daughter of Edwin and Eva (Farnsworth) Johnson. Edith lived and attended school in Worcester. She, al…

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Gerard Badeau BARRE — Gerard “Oscar” Badeau, 60, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at UVM Medical Center with his family at his bedside. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home.

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Eugene Plante WOODBURY — Eugene “Papa” Plante, 82, formerly of Barre, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home in Barre.

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Elizabeth "Betty" Jerome EAST MONTPELIER — The true north star of the Jerome family went home to meet her Lord and be reunited with the Love of her Life, Al, on Jan. 12, 2020, at Heaton Woods Residence, surrounded by the love of family and friends. Betty was born Sept. 19, 1925, in Waterbury…

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Albert H. Whitcomb MARSHFIELD — Al “Whit” Whitcomb, 93, of Holt Road, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at the McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester. Born on Feb. 15, 1926, in Plainfield, he was the son of Harmon A. and Lizzie E. (Potter) Whitcomb. Raised on a hill farm, he was educ…

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Robert R. Guyette DUXBURY — Robert R. Guyette, 82, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, Jan. 10, 2020. Born in Burlington on Feb. 19, 1937, he was the son of the late Robert R. and Marie (Martin) Guyette. On Nov. 8, 1958, he married the former Rachel Ann Lamson in Waterbury. Robert atte…

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Constance Alley French March 5, 1916 - January 8, 2020 BURLINGTON — She was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, in 1916 to Esther Stickney and Walter Leland Alley. She graduated from Beverly High School, Colby Sawyer College and Scott Carbee School of Art and became a commercial artist. She was …

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Fernande "Fern" R. Quintana SOUTH BARRE — Fernande "Fern" R. Quintana, 92, a longtime resident of South Barre, died Jan. 12, 2020. She passed peacefully in her sleep at Woodridge Rehabilitation and Nursing in Berlin. Fern was born Sept. 21, 1927, in Barre, daughter of Lucien and Lea (Roy) Ri…

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Christopher M. Kelty SOUTH BARRE — Christopher M. Kelty of Leo Avenue in South Barre passed away at his home on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at the age of 40. He was born on Sept. 24, 1979, at Fort Carson, Colorado; he was the son of Daniel and Donna (Dunlavy) Kelty. Chris attended Barre Town Ele…

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Richard C. Poupart Sr. WATERBURY CENTER — Richard C. Poupart Sr., 83, passed away peacefully and in the comfort of his family on Friday evening, Jan. 10, 2020, at the Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Tunbridge on Feb. 16, 1936, he was the son of the late Howard E. and Irene (…

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Gerard W. Rinaldi CHELSEA — Gerard W. Rinaldi stepped away from this mortal coil in the early morning hours of Jan. 2, 2020, at the age of 83. A teacher, artist, father, soldier and poet, Gerard, son of Angelo (Scorpie) and Carmenella "Nellie" Rinaldi (née Sabia), grew up in Stamford, Connec…

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Timothy "Squid" Copeland BARRE — Timothy "Squid" Copeland, 67, of Allen Street, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. Born Nov. 7, 1952, in Barre City, he was the son of Walter and Judy (Davis) Copeland. He attended local elementary schools a…

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William Howard George Jr. EAST MONTPELIER — William Howard George Jr., 68, of Route 14 in East Montpelier Village, died unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, after a brief illness. Bill was born on Sept. 22, 1951, in North Adams, Massachusetts, the …

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Ronald Elwin Blondin CABOT — Ronald Elwin Blondin, 75, of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, formerly of Cabot, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at the Gettysburg Center, following a fight against pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his sons Jamie and Casey, their wives Heather and Julia; four grandchildr…

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Cindy A. Hohman WATERBURY — Cindy A. Hohman, 75, passed away in the comfort of her family at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2020. Born in Montpelier on Feb. 4, 1944, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Dorothy (George) Blackinton…

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Julia Ann Schafer SOUTH WOODBURY — Julia Ann Schafer of East Hill Road passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. Born May 7, 1936, in South Washington, she was the daughter of Chester Arthur and Lila Eva (Morse) Kezer. Julie attended schools in South Washington, East Barre, Barre City, and join…

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Roger A. Bisson BARRE — Roger A. Bisson, age 77, of Barre, passed away Jan. 3, 2020, at his home in the loving care of his family, after a battle with Parkinson's disease and pancreatic cancer. He was born in Barre on Dec. 6, 1942, to Ernest and Simonne (Pinard) Bisson and grew up on the fam…

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Sharleen Partridge Smith ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sharleen Partridge Smith passed away peacefully at the age of 67 on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, with family by her side. She had battled multiple health conditions for many years. A celebration of her life was held on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, at the…

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Col. Walter G. "Gordy" Allen BURLINGTON — Colonel Walter Gordon "Gordy" Allen died on Dec. 31, 2019, in Burlington. He served 30 years in the United States Army and commanded the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment in the period after the Soviets invaded Czechoslovakia in 1968. With this command, A…

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A. Paul Lauzon rites BARRE CITY — A Mass of Christian Burial to honor and celebrate the life of A. Paul Lauzon of Barre was held on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at 10 a.m. in St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre. The Rev. Patrick J. Forman, pastor of St. Monica Catholic Church of Barre, was the cele…

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Lisa P. Donahue SOUTH BARRE — Lisa P. Donahue, 46, of Cheney Road passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at her home. Born on July 23, 1973, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Robert P. and Carmen A. (Raymond) Pariseau. Lisa attended school in South Burlington and then Essex Ju…

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Jonathan Matthew Gilbert WILLIAMSTOWN — Jonathan Matthew Gilbert, 23, of Williamstown, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Born on Jan. 6, 1996, in Randolph, he was the son of Greg and Amy Gilbert. Jon attended Barre Town Elementary/Middle School and graduated from Spaulding High School …

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Frank C. Maynard WEST LEBANON, N.H. — It is with a sorrowful heart that the Frank C. Maynard family announces the loss of our patriarch, Frank C. Maynard, known to many as Buck. After five years, Frank lost his battle with dementia on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. Frank was born Oct. 10, 1932, in R…

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April Garfield BARRE — April Garfield, 62, of Barre, passed away surrounded by the women of her family on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, at the UVM Medical Center in Berlin, after a battle with cancer. She was born in Barre on April 2, 1957, the daughter of the late Franklin Garfield and Joyce (La…

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Doris (Cheney) Therrien CABOT — Doris Therrien of Boxford, Massachusetts, formerly of Cabot, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 1, 2020, at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, Massachusetts. Up until New Year's Eve, she resided in an assisted living dementia care residence. Do…

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Lisa P. Donahue BARRE TOWN — Lisa Pariseau Donahue, 46, died suddenly Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at her home. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home in Barre.

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Timothy Copeland BARRE CITY — Timothy “Squid” Copeland, 67, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home in Barre.

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Lawrence R. "Larry" Pickett CHELSEA — Lawrence R. “Larry” Pickett, 78, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at his home in Chelsea, with his family by his side. He was born July 19, 1941, in Websterville, the son of Raymond and Angie (Harris) Pickett. He grew up in many different towns in northern …

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Marshall J. Stone rites BARRE — The memorial service to celebrate the life of Marshall J. Stone, 90, was held on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at 1 p.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. He passed away on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. The Rev. Earl Kooperkamp, pastor of the …

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Pauline (Tatro) Larrabee Martin WATERBURY — Pauline (Tatro) Larrabee Martin, 80, passed away peacefully and in the comfort of her family at the Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin on Sunday evening, Dec. 29, 2019, following a valiant battle with cancer. Born in Morrisville on Aug. 18, 1939, she…

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Lawrence R. "Larry" Pickett CHELSEA — Lawrence R. "Larry" Pickett, 78, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Boardway and Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea.

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Nancy Ruth Slate MANCHESTER, N.H. — Nancy Ruth Slate, 80, died Dec. 27, 2019, in Manchester. She was born in Claudville, Virginia, daughter of Samuel and Sally Slate. Nancy grew up one of 14 children on a tobacco farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains. She attended Radford College, Women’s Divisio…

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Eleanor P. Douglas SOUTH BURLINGTON — Eleanor P. Douglas, 101, of South Burlington, passed away Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester. Eleanor was born on Oct. 29, 1918, in Randolph, the daughter of George N. and Bernice (Morrill) Perkins. After graduation from…

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A. Paul Lauzon BARRE CITY — Arthur Paul Lauzon, 90, of Barre, passed away peacefully Dec. 29, 2019, surrounded by his loving wife and family. Paul, affectionately known as “Babe,” was born in Bennington, to Alice (Betit) and Arthur Lauzon on June 8, 1929. Paul played baseball and football fo…

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Patricia Dale Premo MONTPELIER — Patricia Anne "Tish" Dale Premo, 78, passed away at the McClure Miller Respite Home in Colchester on Dec. 23, 2019. Pat did not want a funeral; her children will host a remembrance of her life this summer. To view her complete obituary and to send online cond…

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Margaret M. Brochu HARDWICK — Margaret M. Brochu, a longtime resident of Hardwick, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, at Woodridge Health and Rehab in Berlin, at the age of 94. She was surrounded by her loving caregivers. She was born on April 26, 1925, in East Hardwick, the daughter of the late …

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Beth Sabens BARRE — Beth Sabens, 91, of Sheridan Street passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, at home with her loving family by her side. Born on June 10, 1928, in South Hero, in the now-historical home known as the Lewis and Laura Mott House on the shore of Lake Champlain, she was the daug…

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Joseph J. Pignone Sr. BURLINGTON — Joseph J. Pignone Sr., 95, of Ethan Allen Residence and a former Beckley Hill Road resident, passed away on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, at the McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester. Born June 25, 1924, in East Boston, Massachusetts, he was the son of Anthon…

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Eva (Couillard) Sartwell CONCORD, N.H. -- On Dec. 20, 2019, Eva (Couillard) Sartwell, 96, a longtime resident of Concord and the loving mother of seven children, passed away following a short illness. Her youngest daughter, Martha, was at her side. Eva was born on Sept. 10, 1923, in Williams…

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Frances A. Goodwin WEST BERLIN — Frances Ann "Fran" Goodwin died at her home on the evening of Dec. 22, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was 85 years old. Fran was born on Jan. 5, 1934, in Proctor. She was one of three children born to Andrew Allard and Helen (Janoski) Allard. After gradu…

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Joseph J. Pignone Sr. BURLINGTON — Joseph J. Pignone Sr., 95, of Ethan Allen Residence, passed away on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, at the McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester. The Mass of Christian Burial to honor and celebrate his life will be held on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, at 10 a.m. in t…

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Mary Jane Hodgdon WILLIAMSTOWN — Mary Jane Hodgdon, 63, passed away on Dec. 14, 2019, at her home in Williamstown, surrounded by close family, after a courageous battle with cancer. The funeral services will be held at des Groseilliers Funeral Home in Hardwick on Saturday, Dec. 28, at 11 a.m…

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