November 23rd, 2017



Ronald C. Shover

Ronald died peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours of Friday, January 13 at his winter home in DeBary, FL following a months-long struggle with lung cancer. He was 89 years old.

Ronald (also known as “Snowball” for his platinum blond…

William H. Haines

William Hatch Haines, age 77, died Thursday, January 12, 2017 at home with his loving wife by his side. He had suffered with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis for the past several years, but managed to lead a full life at their longtime home, outside W…


Kenneth A. Adams

Kenneth Allan Adams, 82, of Upper Hill Street Ext., passed away surrounded by his wife, children, and grandchildren on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Rowan Court Health and Rehabilitation Center in Barre. He battled numerous health conditions over…


Norman M. Dunn

Norman Maurice “Pete” Dunn, 79, of US Route 302, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017, at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction.

Born on October 14, 1937 in Hancock, he was the son of Herman and Jennie (Andrews) Dunn. He attende…

Norman A. Colombe

Norman Albert Colombe, 74, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Rowan Court Health and Rehabilitation Center in Barre following a long period of ill health. He was born November 2, 1942, in Barre, Vermont, the son of Walter and Gra…

Alfred R. Monty

Alfred R. (Al) Monty passed peacefully into the loving hands of God on Monday, January 2, 2017 surrounded by his devoted wife and children.

Al was born in Northfield, VT, June 29, 1934 to Charles and Valeda (Bedard) Monty. He grew up in Washing…


Bernard E. Clark

Bernard “Bernie” E. Clark, 81, of Barre, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2016, at his home.

Bernard was born on May 10, 1935 at Heaton Hospital in Montpelier, the son of Irving G. and Ruth (Maxham) Clark.

He lived in the Shady Rill …

Paul C. Allen

Paul C. Allen, 62, of Camp Street, died peacefully at his home on December 26, 2016, with his loving wife and children at his bedside. If anyone witnessed the breathtaking sunrise that morning, it was Paul’s way of telling his family he had arriv…


Edward E. Sweeney

Edward E. Sweeney, 79, died Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction, VT.

Ed was born June 14, 1937 in Berlin, VT a son of Wilfred Eugene and Donalda Josephine (Millette) Sweeney. He attended Little…

Madeline R. Greninger

Madeline Rose Greninger of Plainfield passed away peacefully at Woodridge Nursing and Rehab on December 12, 2016, in the presence of loving family at the age of 96. She was born in Brooklyn, New York to Matthew and Clara Horlick. She was an active …

Madeline A. McDermott

Madeline Alta McDermott, 81, passed peacefully with family by her side on Friday, December 9, 2016 at Hanover Terrace Health & Rehab. Center in Hanover, NH. She was born in Barre on June 11, 1935 the daughter of Elmer & Christie (Williamson) Sayers…

Laurette R. Chouinard

Laurette R. Chouinard, 84, of Silver Circle passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont with her family at her bedside.

Born in Ontario, Canada on August 25, 1932, she was the daug…


Edward J. Cook Jr.

Edward Jay Cook Jr., 99, of Northfield, Vermont, and formerly Cuttingsville, died Nov. 21, 2016, at Mayo Healthcare in Northfield.

He was born at home on the family farm in Mount Holly, Vermont, on Jan. 26, 1917. He was the eldest son born to Edwa…

Robert J. Pickett Sr.

Robert Jesse Pickett Sr., 71, of Woodbury died peacefully Thursday evening November 17, 2016 at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin.

He was born March 31, 1945 in Barre, the son of William J. Pickett Sr. and Eunice (Hosford) Pickett. He a…


Clifton E. Adams Sr.

Clifton Adams Sr. 89 of Bristol, VT passed away on November 13, 2016 at home holding his loving wife Evelyn’s hand.

Cliff was born on February 19, 1927 in East Barre, son of Everett and Rose Adams. He married the love of his life Evelyn Roll…

James W. Bigelow Sr.

James Warren Bigelow, Sr. “Uncle” went on his last ride to be with the Lord, on November 9, 2016 at age 78.
Jim was born on November 12, 1938 in Barre, Vermont to his parents Percy and Mildred Bigelow. He graduated from Spaulding High School in 1957…

James H. Rushford

James H. Rushford, 75, of Williamstown, VT passed away at his home on November 5, 2016. James was born in Burlington, VT and grew up on his grandparents’ farm in Richford. He often spoke fondly of his time on the farm.

In 1961, he moved to Connect…

Barry Chouinard

It is with great sadness that the Chouinard family announces that Barry Chouinard passed away in the late afternoon on Sunday, October 30. Barry was born July 19, 1951 to Irene Johnson and Warren Vernon Chouinard in Peterborough, NH. Barry moved to N…

Frederick W. Van Buskirk

Frederick W. Van Buskirk, 77, passed away Saturday, October 29, 2016, at the Central Vermont Hospital of natural causes.

Born in Pennsylvania to Dr. Frederick and Margaret (Moffitt) Van Buskirk, Fred moved to Vermont at a young age and spent h…

Paul E. Putney, Sr.

Paul Edward Putney Sr., 58, of Packard Street, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. His loving family members were at his side.

Born in Barre City on Dec. 14, 1957, he was the son …

Margaret Provost (Fortier )

Margaret Fortier Provost, of Northfield, VT, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, VT surrounded by her loving family. Margaret was born on July 11, 1929 in Barre, VT, the…


William H. Sullivan

William “Sully” Sullivan, 90, died peacefully Sunday, October 9, 2016, at home surrounded by his family. Born in Burlington on February 17, 1926, he was the son of Arthur and Ardelle (Call) Sullivan. Bill received his education in Bethel and S…


Horace A. Soule Jr.

Horace Allen Soule Jr. was born in Randolph VT, first son of Merle (nee Allen) and Horace Allen Soule Sr. He was a fifth generation Vermonter and direct descendant of Mayflower passenger George Soule.

Allen graduated Randolph High School 1941, …

Brian J. Churchill

Brian Jeffrey Churchill, 60, of Highland Avenue, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at the UVM Medical Center in Burlington.

Brian was born in Barre on August 6, 1956, he was the son of Payson Erton and Dorothy Jean (Wellman) Churchill…

Thomas S. White

Tom White passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2016. Born May 30, 1949 in Randolph, VT, the son of Robert T. and Leila E. (Wallace) White, Tom attended Hartford Elementary and Hartford High School (Class of 1967). Later he graduated from North Hamp…

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