April 25th, 2018


Avery F. Atwood

Avery Frank Atwood, 69, died Nov. 2, 2017, at his home, with family at his side. He was born Sept. 16, 1948, in Northfield, the son of Orrin Julius and Arlene Blanche (Avery) Atwood. He was a graduate of Northfield High School. Mr. Atwood was a small…

Margaret L. Berry

Margaret Lee Berry, 68, passed away on Nov. 2, 2017, with her family by her side, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Her door was open to anyone, and everyone was given a chance. Her last vacation was to the ocean, and all she could talk ab…

Joan W. Finch (Ralph)

Joan W. (Ralph) Finch, of Norwell, MA, formerly of Hanover, MA, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Nov. 2, 2017. Joan was born on Jan. 31, 1928, the daughter of Joan C. and William Ralph. She was the wife of the late William C. Finch…

Marilyn J. Smith (Walbridge)

MARILYN JOYCE WALBRIDGE SMITH, 63, of Longwood, FL, formerly of Cabot, passed away suddenly Nov. 2, 2017, after a brief illness. Born Sept. 17, 1954, she was the daughter of the late Gerald and Lenna (Carr) Walbridge. She graduated from Cabot High Sc…

Arnold D. Castagner

Arnold D. Castagner, 89, died Oct. 31, 2017, at Valley Terrace in White River Junction, after a brief illness. Arrangements are pending at Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea….


Richard T. Elwell

RICHARD T. ELWELL, 83, of Northfield, VT, died Oct. 30, 2017, at his home in Belleview, FL. He was born in Montpelier, on Aug. 30, 1934, the son of Vincent and Dorothy (Blaisdell) Elwell. He was a graduate of Northfield High School where he excelled …

Francis K. Vaughn

Francis K. Vaughn, 97, a longtime resident of Moretown and a Waterbury regular, passed away peacefully at the Maple Hill Residential Care Home (formerly the Squier House) in Waterbury on Oct. 29, 2017. Born in Hinesburg on Dec. 16, 1919, he was the s…

Nanette W. Condon

Nanette W. Condon, 83, longtime resident of Brookline, NH, died on Oct. 29, 2017, at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, NH. Mrs. Condon was born in Malden, MA, on June 21, 1934, to Laurence and Orelie (Richard) Foss. She was raised and ed…


Irvin M. Stephenson

Irvin M. “Steve” Stephenson, 90, a longtime resident, passed away peacefully at Woodridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Home in Berlin on Oct. 29, 2017. He was born in Boston, MA, on Aug. 17, 1927, to the late Sanford Stephenson and Mary (MacKinnon) Ste…

Faye S. Dawes

Faye S. Dawes, 83, a longtime resident of Northfield, died Oct. 28, 2017, at Woodridge Rehabilitation & Nursing in Berlin. Born in Springfield, MA, on March 11, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Roscoe Springer Scott and Louise Grace (Meteyer) S…

Barbara H. Dufresne

Barbara Hayden Dufresne, 87, passed away on Oct. 27, 2017, in North Fort Myers, Florida, where she lived with her husband, Robert J., at their home under the care of Hope Hospice. Their marriage spanned 65 loving years. She was born on July 1, 1930, …

Jacqueline A. Durkee

Jacqueline Ann “Jackie” Durkee, 65, of East Calais, died Oct. 25, 2017, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, with her family at her bedside. She was born May 26, 1952, in Montpelier, the daughter of Harold A. and Valeda M. (Benjamin) Johnson….

Karen Preis

Dr. Karen Preis, MD, Physician, of Northfield, Vermont passed away on October 25, 2017. The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy Street, Barre assisted her family with the arrangements. …

Eric M. Collier

Eric M. Collier, 35, of High Holburn Street, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 24, 2017, at his home. Born on Sept. 8, 1982, in New London, NH, he was the son of George and Patricia (Dow) Collier. Eric attended St. Monica Catholic School and Spaulding…


Milton F. Lamberton

Milton Frank Lamberton, 84, died on Oct. 24, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family. Milt was born in Barnet, VT, on Oct. 21, 1933, to Frank and Freda (Peck) Lamberton. He attended schools in Plainfield, Groton and Marshfield, and graduated from…

Ellin F. Lord

Ellin Flynn Lord, 73, a longtime resident of Northfield, VT, passed away on Oct. 24, 2017, at UVM Medical Center, as a result of injuries sustained from a vehicle and pedestrian collision. Born in Rutherford, NJ, on Dec. 2, 1943, she was the daughter…

Gertrude M. Howieson

Gertrude M. Howieson, 98, of Shady Rill in Middlesex, died on Oct. 23, 2017, at her home. She was born on Nov. 26, 1918, in Worcester, VT, the daughter of Bernard and Mary (Bruce) Tracy. She attended schools in Worcester and graduated from Montpelier…

Geraldine V. Carrier

Geraldine V. “Gerry” Carrier, 66, died Oct. 22, 2017, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. Arrangements are pending at Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Chelsea….

Helen P. Clarke

Helen P. Clarke, 90, died Oct. 22, 2017, at Menig Extened Care Facility in Randolph Center. Arrangements are pending at Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea….

Barbara A. Emery (Sawyer)

Barbara Anne (Sawyer) Emery, 84, longtime resident of North Barre Manor and formerly of Washington, VT, died Oct. 22, 2017, at Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Nov. 10, 1932, in Haverhill, NH, the daughter of Frank A. and Rose (B…

Geraldine V. Carrier

Geraldine V. “Gerry” Carrier, 66, died Oct. 22, 2017, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. She was born June 25, 1951, in Montpelier, VT, the daughter of Wilbur E. and Catherine (Moulton) Brown. She attended school in Bethel, VT,…

Mitzi Pollina

Mitzi Pollina, 96, formerly of Middlesex, died peacefully on October 20, 2017 at Mayo Residential Care in Northfield, Vermont. Mitzi was born in Patterson, NJ, the daughter of Giovanni and Pauline Corbo. It was a large family that practiced self-suff…

Amy J. Parizo

Amy J. Parizo, 91, formerly of Andrews Court in Barre, VT, died on October 18, 2017, at the Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin, VT. She was born on March 13, 1926 in Hardwick, VT, the daughter of Carl and Harriet “Sadie” Rehn.  She attended public…

James L. Schumacher

James Louis Schumacher, 54, died at McClure Miller VNA Respite House, Colchester, Vt., on October 18, 2017, after a courageous fight against cancer. He was born on November 18, 1962, in Doylestown, Pa. In 1966 he moved with his mother to Queens, N.Y….

Melissa Jacobsen

Melissa Jacobsen, 56, of Hopkinton, NH, passed away on Oct. 17, 2017, from a sudden illness. She was surrounded by her family. Missy’s love and compassion for her family and friends was evident by her huge smile and never ending caring heart. She enj…

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