Our Obituaries

Nancy A.J. Buehler

December 21, 1934 - July 31, 2017

Nancy Buehler of Boston died on July 31st at her daughter's home in Vernon, VT after a long battle with lung cancer. Nancy, daughter of Anne and Eduardo Gonzalez of Jaronu Cuba, and sister to June, Eduardo, and Billy, graduated from Simmons College in 1956 and lived in Wellesley Hills, before moving to Boston. She worked for the English Speaking Union, Data Education, Woman's World and was a...
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Helen T. Thomas

May 18, 1946 - July 28, 2017

Helen T. Thomas, 71 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Friday, July 29, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born in Brattleboro on May 18, 1946; the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (McDonald) Taraska. Helen was educated in the Brattleboro school system, graduating from Brattleboro High School, Class of 1964. She then went on to attend the Beauty Academy in Burlington, VT. She was...
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Gloria Helen Priest

February 26, 1932 - July 23, 2017

Gloria H. Priest, 85 of Putney, VT passed away on July 23, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born in Putney on February 26, 1932; the daughter of the late Berton M. and Edna (Morse) Holway. Gloria spent most of her life in Putney. She was educated in the Putney, VT and Northampton, MA school systems. She worked as a caregiver for several families. Gloria was a master crafter and...
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Diane Edith Gold

June 23, 1953 - July 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Elizabeth Julia Gilson

December 18, 1922 - July 21, 2017

Elizabeth "Betty" Gilson, 94 of E. Dummerston, VT passed away on July 21, 2017 at the home of her daughter with whom she resided. She was born in Rockingham, VT on December 18, 1922; the daughter of the late Albet O. and Mabel (Nichols) Barnes. Betty was a lifelong area resident and attended the local school systems. She grew up on the family farm in Westminister West. Betty was very proud of her...
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Arabelle Claire Dix

February 23, 1920 - July 13, 2017

Arabelle C. Dix, 97 of Vernon, VT passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Vernon Green Nursing Home in Vernon, VT. She was born in Bellows Falls, VT on February 23, 1920; the daughter of the late Clifford N. and Mae (Reed) Hill. Arabelle was a lifelong area resident. She was educated in the Bellows Falls school system, graduating from Bellows Falls High School, Class of 1940. She was employed...
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Mallory Oldroyd Lake

May 21, 1950 - July 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Orman Aurelius Holden

June 2, 1934 - July 6, 2017

Orman A. Holden of Brattleboro, VT passed away on July 6, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital after a long term illness. He was born on June 2, 1934.He attended Norwich University and graduated as 2nd Lieutenant in 1956. He married Lillia (Ginger) Stowell of Bellows Falls in 1958. In 1958 he started working for Joseph Kestnor as a consulting engineer working on water and sewer projects in...
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Lucy Putnam Howard

February 2, 1938 - July 4, 2017

Lucy P. Howard, 79 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Greenfield, MA on February 2, 1938; the daughter of the late Ernest and Julia (Millington) Putnam. Lucy was a lifelong area resident. She was employed as a Waitress at the Putney Inn until her retirement. She enjoyed doing crosswords, going to the beach, traveling; especially to Nantucket...
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Arlayne Edgewood Pierce

May 26, 1934 - July 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Mayolyn Laura Elolyn Arsenault

November 21, 1922 - June 16, 2017

Mayolyn L. (Winter) (Smith) Arsenault, 94 of Swanzey, NH formerly of Vernon, VT passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Spofford, NH on November 21, 1922; the daughter of the late Herman F. and Mayolyn (Farnham) Winter. She was educated in the area school system. Mrs. Arsenault married the late Norman H. Smith, Sr. on Dec. 27, 1938; together they had seven...
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Laura Elizabeth Bolster

November 21, 1963 - June 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Robin Jean Jones

April 8, 1945 - June 6, 2017

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Lee Edson Merrill

March 15, 1949 - June 6, 2017

Lee E. Merrill, 68 of Brattleboro passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Genesis Lebanon Center in Lebanon, NH. He was born in Brattleboro, VT on March 15 1949; the son of the late Henry E. and Marjorie Bandlow Merrill. Lee was a lifelong Brattleboro resident. He was educated in the Brattleboro school system, graduating from Brattleboro High School, Class of 1967. He then went on to earn his...
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Bernard Anderson Wood

August 7, 1955 - June 3, 2017

Bernard Anderson Wood left our world too soon with his with his dearest friends and coworkers for over twenty years by his side. Born on August 7, 1955; the son of the late Harold and Beverly Wood of Dummerston, VT. Bernie was employed at the Brattleboro Book Press, straight out of high school. He then went on to own and operate several garages and towing business, including, "Honest Woody's",...
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Daniel Scott Haselton

February 14, 1973 - June 1, 2017

Daniel Scott Haselton, 44, of Vernon, VT died unexpectedly on Thursday, June 1, 2017.He was born on in Brattleboro on February 14, 1973. A lifelong resident of VT, Dan loved spending time with his family and friends, fishing, hiking, and exploring Vermont's great outdoors. He loved working on old Chevy trucks and fabricating parts when needed. He had an impressively inspired mind that enabled...
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Dorine Mary Wolcott

February 28, 1965 - May 24, 2017

Dorine M. Wolcott, 52 of Wilmington, VT passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kentucky on February 28, 1965; the daughter of the Alfred and Theresa R. (LaMontage) Wolcott. Dorine was educated in the Easthampton, MA school system, graduating from Easthampton High School. She was employed as a prep cook/clerk at the Mobile Station in Wilmington, VT....
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Helen Mary Pennell

September 9, 1925 - May 12, 2017

Helen M. Pennell, 91 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at Thompson House in Brattleboro. She was born in Newfane, VT on September 9, 1925; the daughter of the late Millard and Pearl (Daniells) Martin. Helen was a lifelong area resident, and was educated in the local school system. She was employed as a Shop Worker at Book Press for many years. Helen was a member of the Eagles...
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Sandra Ann Sanderson

November 1, 1963 - May 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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L. Harry Slade

August 10, 1942 - May 6, 2017

Lewis Harry Slade, 74, of Vernon, VT, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, May 6, 2017, following a long battle with Parkinson's with Lewy Body Dementia. Harry was born August 10, 1942, to the late Lewis Franklin Slade and Viola Doris Keenan.He entered roofing in his teens, married twice, and owned and operated Harry Slade Roofing for over thirty years; he then joined his son-in-law, James ...
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Patricia Ann Kaiser

March 23, 1932 - May 4, 2017

Patricia A. Kaiser, 85 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. She was born in Sovana, NY on March 23, 1932; the daughter of the late Merle and Martha (Moss) Wixson. Pat was employed at Georgia Pacific until her retirement and then as an inserter/sorter for the Brattleboro Reformer for many years. She enjoyed embroidering, reading, watching game...
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Clifford Allen Roby

December 1, 1959 - May 3, 2017

Clifford A. Roby, 57 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Bellows Falls, VT on December 1, 1959; the son of the late Willard W. and Marie (Corbeil) Roby. Clifford was a lifelong area resident, attending various schools in the area. He was employed as a construction worker for Loney Construction. As a child growing up in a military family,...
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Charles Robert Cassell

October 1, 1961 - April 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Carol Wertz Parker

December 4, 1930 - April 28, 2017

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Elaine Smith

October 4, 1950 - April 27, 2017

Elaine Smith, 66, of Townshend, VT passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Pine Heights at Brattleboro Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born in Boston, MA on October 4, 1950; the daughter of the late James and Helen (Anestis) Panagos. Elaine was educated in the Braintree, MA school system, graduating from Braintree High School, class of 1968. She then went on to earn her...
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Margaret Gundecker Strong

March 8, 1914 - April 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Frances Esther Hines

August 24, 1923 - April 6, 2017

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Vincent Joseph Moore

August 16, 1931 - April 1, 2017

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Nei Erh Tau

November 17, 1938 - March 31, 2017

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Shirley P. Clark

July 4, 1922 - March 31, 2017

Shirley Mae Pearson Clark, longtime resident of Brattleboro, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 31, 2017, with her daughters, Karen and Loren at her side. Shirley was born in Brattleboro on July 4, 1922, to Hazel (Brooks) Pearson and Robert E. Pearson. She attended school in Brattleboro, graduating from Brattleboro High School, Class of 1940. In 1941 she married Francis Joseph Clark, and...
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Ruth Wurster Wright

August 27, 1930 - March 25, 2017

Ruth Wurster Wright, longtime resident of Marlboro, VT, died on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Vernon Green Nursing Home. The youngest of three children, Ruth was born in 1930 in Philadelphia, PA; the daughter of the late Joseph and Freda Wurster. Ruth graduated from Eastman School of Music with a major in flute and piano. She also played celeste. Ruth was an early participant in the Marlboro Music...
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Pablo C. Rivera

January 8, 1941 - March 24, 2017

Pablo C. Rivera, 76 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. He was born in Coamo, PR on January 8, 1941; the son of the late Nicasio Rivera Ortiz and Cornelia Colon Flores. Pablo worked as a Machinist at Georgia-Pacific. He was a very kind man, always willing to help people with rides or errands. He is predeceased by his wife, Viola (Bonnell)...
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Mildred May Timney

October 19, 1922 - March 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Mildred M. Timney, 94, of Vernon, VT passed away peacefully at Pine Heights at Brattleboro Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born in Boston, MA on October 19, 1922; the daughter of the late Jesse and Elizabeth (McGeffigen) LaFreniere.Millie was employed for many years at Vernon Green Nursing Home as the Head Housekeeper. She enjoyed traveling,...
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Pauline Rogers Bristol

August 2, 1929 - March 14, 2017

Pauline R. Bristol, 87, formerly of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Valley Cares in Townshend. She was born in Bridgewater Corners, VT on August 2, 1929; the daughter of the late Nelson S. and Etta (Read) Rogers. Pauline graduated from Woodstock High School, Class of 1947. She was employed in clerical and secretarial positions at the Holstein Association in Brattleboro...
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Marie Kathryn Cobb

June 24, 1934 - March 10, 2017

Marie K. Cobb, 82 of Jamaica, VT passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Vernon Green Nursing Home. She was born in Jamaica on June 24, 1934; the daughter of the late Reginald and Beulah (Carleton) Coleman. Marie was a lifelong area resident. She was employed as a child care worker. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and watching T.V.She is survived by two children, Daniel Cobb of Londonderry, VT...
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Stephen Justin Fitzpatrick

December 12, 1954 - March 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Nancy Ingram Evans

March 20, 1926 - March 8, 2017

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Anna Rosie Winter

October 15, 1927 - March 2, 2017

Anna R. Winter, 89 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2017 with her family by her side at Pine Heights of Brattleboro. She was born in Brattleboro on October 15, 1927; the daughter of the late Sherman G. and Lydia (Grant) Slocum. Anna was a lifelong area resident and was educated in the local school system. She worked for the Grant Store, Margolins and finally as a waitress at...
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Miriam Helen Childs

October 31, 1930 - March 1, 2017

Miriam H. Childs, 86 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born in Brattleboro on October 31, 1930; the daughter of the late Matt W. and Edith (Ingalls) Huntley. Miriam was a lifelong Brattleboro resident. She attended the local school system, graduating from Brattleboro High School, Class of 1949. She was employed at...
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Mary Virginia Bellows

April 30, 1918 - February 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Edward Leo Thirsher

July 15, 1934 - February 26, 2017

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Everette Marvin Spurling

May 11, 1941 - February 15, 2017

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Alice Lacoss Carrier

October 2, 1944 - January 26, 2017

Alice (Lacoss) Carrier, 72, beloved wife, daughter, sister, mother, and grandmother, died peacefully January 26, 2017, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born in Hanover, NH, October 2, 1944, the daughter of Niles and Helen (Warner) Lacoss. Alice graduated from Hanover High School and received her BA in Elementary Education and MA in Special Education from Keene...
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Ronnie Childs Chase

May 4, 1946 - January 20, 2017

Ronnie C. Chase, 70 of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. He was born in York, ME on April 4, 1946; the son of the late Arthur Chase and Bernadine (Childs) Sanderson. Ronnie was educated in the Brattleboro school system, graduating from Brattleboro High School, Class of 1966. He was employed as a Burner Technician for Barrows & Fisher...
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Elaine Arms Cole

October 12, 1943 - January 6, 2017

Elaine Cole, 73 passed peacefully at Vernon Green Nursing Home in Vernon, VT on January 6, 2017. She was born in Greenfield, MA on October 12, 1943; the second child of the late Minnie (Lightfoot) and Francis Arms. Elaine graduated from Leland and Gray Seminary in Townshend, VT. She married Francis O. Cole in Grafton, VT on August 6, 1961. She and Francis lived in Brookline, VT for 38 years and...
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Harry Arthur Morse

January 12, 1931 - January 5, 2017

Harry Arthur Morse, 85, passed away peacefully in his sleep with his family by his side on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, NH. He was born in Brattleboro, VT on January 12, 1931; the son of the late Alfred and Arline (Cudworth) Morse.A life-long resident of Brattleboro, he attended local schools through 8th grade. He worked early in life to help support his family....
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James Daniel Mengini

May 9, 1952 - December 27, 2016

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Pauline L. Wright

March 26, 1932 - December 26, 2016

Pauline L. Wright "Polly" passed away peacefully on Monday, December 26, 2016 at the Thompson House in Brattleboro, VT. She was born in Huntington, NY on March 26, 1932; the daughter of the late Jack and Ruth Lyman. Polly graduated from Leland & Gray High School. She found her passion in Art and held many exhibits throughout New England. She was a member of the Townshend Church and the...
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Shou Li Tao

April 14, 1955 - December 23, 2016

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Margaret Louise MacLeish

June 18, 1931 - December 21, 2016

Margaret Louise Moll MacLeish (a/k/a "Granny Peggy") passed on to Beulah land on the afternoon of the Solstice in the presence of her family, having technically avoided the winter at her door. Granny Peggy came to live in Putney, VT at the suggestion of her daughters, not out of any strong attachments to Northern New England. Her geographical commitments were Kentucky through and through,...
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Anne Pierson Tobey

September 12, 1925 - November 29, 2016

Anne P. Tobey, 91, of Brattleboro, VT passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at her home. She was born on September 12, 1925; the daughter of the late Emily M. Pierson. Anne grew up in Cromwell, CT and was educated in the Cromwell school system. She went to Boston University, earning a degree in physical education from Sargent College in 1948. She received her Master's degree from Ithaca...
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Barbara Dorothy Benoit

January 16, 1951 - November 21, 2016

Barbara Dorothy Benoit passed away peacefully on November 21, 2016 with her husband and daughter by her side. She was born on January 16, 1951; the daughter of Dorothy and Rev. Nelson Egbert of Brattleboro, VT. Barbara grew up in Philadelphia, PA, Bennington, VT and Eagle Bridge, NY. As a child Barbara loved spending time in the kitchen baking, and was quite possibly the best hoola-hooper ever....
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Milo Fayette Knapp

April 26, 1960 - November 16, 2016

Milo F, Knapp, SR., 56 of Harrisville, NH passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Townshend, VT on April 26, 1960; the son of the late Leon E. Knapp, Sr. and Nancy (Rice) Powling. Milo was educated in the Brattleboro School systems, graduating from Brattleboro High School, Class of 1978. He then went on to serve his country in the U. S. Army. He...
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Lois Jean Pantrini

December 16, 1928 - November 6, 2016

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Marjorie Nancy Prouty

April 14, 1923 - November 1, 2016

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Freda Mae Hallock

October 24, 1919 - October 28, 2016

Freda M. Hallock, 97, passed away on Friday, October 28, 2016 at Applewood Rehabilitation Center in Winchester, NH. She was born in Fitzwilliam, NH on October 24, 1919; the daughter of the late Leslie H. and Maude E. (Webber) Sprague. Freda was educated in the Fitzwilliam school System. She was employed as an assembler for Bridgeport Metals until her retirement in 1984. She is survived by her son...
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Robert Theodore Mills

February 16, 1927 - October 26, 2016

Robert T. Mills, Jr., 89, of Chesterfield, NH passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the White River Junction VA Medical Center. He was born in Keene, NH on February 16, 1927; the son of the late Robert T. and Mildred G. (Blake) Mills, Sr. Robert served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was employed as the Chief of Police for the town of Chesterfield, for many years until his...
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Richard Raymon Davis

December 8, 1936 - October 24, 2016

Richard R. Davis passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016 at his residence in Brattleboro, VT. He was born in Brattleboro on December 8, 1936; the son of the late Raymon and Mary (Phillips) Davis. Mr. Davis graduated from Brattleboro High School, class of 1956. He served in the U. S. Air Force. On August 18, 1969 he married Elaine Collins. Richard was employed as a firefighter for the Town of...
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Lachhman Dass

October 24, 1934 - October 23, 2016

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Richard Eldon Nelson

September 30, 1921 - October 15, 2016

Richard E. Nelson, former longtime resident of Maple Street in Brattleboro, passed away peacefully at home early Saturday, October 15, 2016. Dick was born in Pontiac, Michigan on September 30, 1921. In the 1940's he married Marjorie Carlson who predeceased him in 2001. Dick married Pat Verboom in 2003 and they moved to Plano, Texas in 2010.Dick started working in Kansas for the Holstein...
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Jill Renee Stahl

February 14, 1963 - October 14, 2016

Jill R. Stahl, 53 of Wilmington, VT passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016 at Pine Heights Pine Heights at Brattleboro Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation in Brattleboro. She was born in St. Paul, MN on February 14, 1963; the daughter of Dean and Mary (Shultz) Stahl. Jill was employed in the Expense Lead Department at C&S Wholesale for many years. She loved her job and would participate...
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William Russell George

January 29, 1986 - October 12, 2016

William "Billy" R. George, 30, of Townshend, VT passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. He was born in Rutland, VT; the son of Russell George and Pamela Johnson. Billy was a lifelong area resident. He attended elementary school at Windham Elementary. He then went on to attend Leland & Gray and then earned his diploma from the Community High School of VT. He was employed as a Painter for...
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Beverly Lillian Nolin

July 17, 1928 - October 12, 2016

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David Oliver Stockwell

November 17, 1936 - September 22, 2016

David O. Stockwell, 79, of Bellows Falls, VT passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Springfield Hospital in VT. He was born on November 17, 1936; the son of the late Edmund and Racheal (Fuller) Stockwell. David was educated in the Putney school system. He was self-employed as a handyman until his retirement. He enjoyed hunting.He is pre-deceased by 2 brothers, Sherman and Edward Stockwell...
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Barbara Mandaine Powling

May 7, 1934 - September 17, 2016

Barbara M. (Johnson) Powling, 82, of Williamsville, VT passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. She was born in Keene, NH on May 7, 1934; the daughter of the late Cedric and Beatrice (Wright) Johnson. Barbara was educated in the Guilford school system. She was employed as a Manager at the Discount Beverage Redemption Center in Brattleboro...
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Richard J. Fecto

December 10, 1934 - September 7, 2016

Richard "Oscar" Joseph Fecto of Vernon, VT, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2016, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, at the age of 81 after a battle with lung cancer and, more recently, heart disease.Oscar was born in Brattleboro, VT, on December 10, 1934, to Elizabeth Fecto Tracy. He was raised by his mother and grandparents, Edward Joseph and Helena...
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Barbara Wehman

April 19, 1938 - August 25, 2016

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Pierre Jean Bonin

February 9, 1938 - August 21, 2016

Pierre Bonin, passed away peacefully at the age of 78, after living bravely and actively for more than 10 years after his prostate cancer diagnosis. He was a lover of ballet, travel, bicycling, great books and touching movies. He chose his own path and he made up his own mind about people and things and how he wanted to be in the world. He adored and respected his late wife, Betsey, and his two...
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Paul Raymond Washburn

June 7, 1941 - August 15, 2016

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Chester Alan Macie

April 22, 1946 - August 11, 2016

Chester A. Macie, 70, of W. Chesterfield, NH passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Brattleboro, VT on April 22, 1946; the son of the late Loren and Edith Macie. Chet was educated in the local school system, graduating from Brattleboro High School, Class of 1964. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force, during the Vietnam Conflict. He was...
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Michele Yvonne Blake

September 27, 1963 - August 10, 2016

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James Timothy Abbot

June 16, 1943 - August 10, 2016

James T. Abbot, 73, of Brattleboro, Vermont passed away surrounded by his loved ones on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at Charlene Manor in Greenfield, Massachusetts. He was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts on June 16, 1943; the son of the late Hartwell and Wilma (Corliss) Abbot. Jim has been a Brattleboro resident since 1997. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Jim was employed as an...
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Glen Shirley Euber

January 30, 1974 - August 9, 2016

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Martha Irene Banziruk

December 25, 1921 - August 8, 2016

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Joan Edgar Bernhard

December 18, 1924 - August 6, 2016

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Stephanie Paige Costigan

January 26, 1968 - July 28, 2016

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Harold John Mitchell

July 26, 1945 - July 28, 2016

Harold "Mitch" Mitchell of W. Brattleboro, VT passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 28, 2016. He was born in St. Albans, VT on July 26, 1945; the son of the late Denver and Freida (McClaren) Mitchell. Mitch was a lifelong Brattleboro resident. He was educated in the Brattleboro school system, graduating from Brattleboro High School, Class of 1965. He worked as the cemetery sexton at...
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Mark Anthony Boyd

July 8, 1954 - July 27, 2016

Mark A. Boyd passed away unexpectedly on July 27, 2016 at his home in West Brattleboro, VT. He is survived by his son, Jeremy Boyd-Luke of Brunswick, Me as well as many extended family members and close friends. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm at KER-WESTERLUND FUNERAL HOME, 57 High Street, Brattleboro, VT. Burial will follow at the Boyd Family...
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Hazel Marrion Deyo

November 29, 1931 - July 27, 2016

Hazel Marrion Deyo went to be with her husband Robert on July 27, 2016. She was born in Williamsville, VT on November 29, 1931; the daughter of the late James and Jennie (Martocci) Marrion. Hazel grew up in Brattleboro, graduating from St. Michael's School and later married Robert (Punky) Deyo. They then relocated to Windsor, CT and then spent a couple of years in Florida before returning to...
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Sally Ann Tenney

September 14, 1958 - July 25, 2016

Sally A. Tenney, a devoted wife, loving individual and friend to so many, died peacefully while surrounded by her loving family and friends on July 25, 2016 at the age of 57 following a sudden illness. Sally was born in Brattleboro, VT on September 14, 1958; the daughter of Carl Alexander and Joanne Elizabeth "Betty" Tenney. She was a resident of Brattleboro since 1958; graduating from...
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William Edward Seppala

May 1, 1922 - July 17, 2016

William E. Seppala passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016. He was born in Brattleboro, VT on May 1, 1922. William served in the US Navy during WWII as a Petty Officer 1st Class Signalman. He was married to Violet (Wojchick) for 72 years. He enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casino and hunting. Family was most important to him. His proudest accomplishment was that all four of his children have...
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Anna Margaret Clauson

December 23, 1926 - July 13, 2016

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Chilton Williamson

November 11, 1916 - July 11, 2016

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Winifred M. Brooks

March 21, 1933 - July 5, 2016

Winifred M. Brooks of Hinsdale, NH died on Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 at Vernon Green Nursing Home, Vernon VT. She was born in Hinsdale, NH on March 21, 1933, daughter of Kenneth and Anna (Paduchak) Brooks.She was an alumnus of Hinsdale High school, graduating in 1951. After high school she worked for Vermont Savings Bank in Brattleboro, later working for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company until...
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Douglas Evert Frank

December 19, 1959 - June 25, 2016

Douglas E. Frank 12/19/1959 - 6/25/2016Doug was born on December 19, 1959 in East Elmhurst, New York to Judith Shepherd Frank and Geert E Frank. He spent his youth between St Croix in the US Virgin Islands and Kensington, New Hampshire. Doug attended Berry Academy as well as Berry College in Mt. Berry, Georgia where he earned a BFA in 1983. Doug had a lifelong love of art and teaching. He...
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Michael Wesley Morton

June 15, 1956 - June 20, 2016

Michael W. Morton went home to be with the Lord on June 20, 2016. He was a resident of Brattleboro, Vermont for the majority of his life.He is predeceased by his parents, Floyd and Geraldine Morton; a brother, Richard Morton; and a daughter, Jamie Morton. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Pamela; a daughter, Michelle Morton-Kuert and her husband Daniel; three grandsons, Logan Morton, Joseph...
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Edwin H. Carter

March 4, 1927 - June 13, 2016

Edwin Howard Carter, 89, of Vernon is asleep in the Lord as of June 13, 2016; born to Harvey and Hazel (Carvell) Carter in Mapleton, Maine, on March 4, 1927. Edwin graduated from Mapleton High School in 1945. Following graduation, he entered the US Army and was sent to Italy to assist in the return of prisoners of war to Germany. Upon discharge from the service, he attended Aurora College in...
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Wilfred G. Greenia

December 4, 1928 - June 12, 2016

Wilfred G. Greenia, 87 of Hinsdale, NH passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Applewood Nursing Home in Winchester, after an extended illness. He was born in Swanton, VT on December 4, 1928; the son of the late Harold and Roseanna Greenia. Wilfred served his country in the U.S. Army from 1951 through 1956. He then married Esther in June of 1961 in Massena, NY and they relocated to VT....
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James Leonard Howard

September 29, 1947 - June 8, 2016

James "Howie" Howard, 68, of Putney, died June 8, 2016 at his home following a courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by Jesse, Nancy and Bill, and a great friend, Tink. There will be a new bright star in the sky, for all to view. He was escorted from his property by his son and friend Jake, driving his 1947 Studebaker dump truck.Born in Brattleboro, VT on September 29, 1947, he was the...
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Jeremiah Eliot Moody Crompton

June 12, 1990 - May 29, 2016

Jeremiah E. M. Crompton, son of Joseph and Carole (Moody) Crompton of Brattleboro, ended his own life early Sunday morning. His death followed years of frustration, sorrow, rage, fear, boredom, delusion and pain interspersed with times of brilliance and amazing humor.Jeremiah attended Morningsong School in Putney, Canal/Oak Grove School, Neighborhood Schoolhouse, BAMS and BUHS. His gifts were...
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Harald Thorgeir Holm

January 23, 1933 - May 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Sarah Lorenz Mitchell

April 9, 1938 - May 2, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Brooke Marie Tidlund

January 3, 1996 - April 29, 2016

Brooke M. Tidlund, 20, of Leverett, MA, formerly of Hinsdale, NH died on Friday, April 29, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Greenfield, MA on January 3, 1996, the daughter of Douglas and Michelle (Tidlund) Earle. Brooke was educated in the Hinsdale school system, graduating from Hinsdale High School, Class of 2014. She was employed as a cook at the Leverett Food Co-Op. Brooke enjoyed, car...
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Leon Elmer Knapp

November 16, 1958 - April 24, 2016

South Newfane, VTLeon E. Knapp, Jr passed unexpectedly on April 24, 2016 at the age of 57. He is survived by his mother Nancy Powling, stepfather Percy Powling, Fiancée Melissa D. Brown, their son Logan B. Knapp, ex-wife Ann (Wood) Knapp and their three sons Leon A, Evan M and Orin A. Knapp, his sister Wannetta Powling, brother Milo Knapp, his granddaughter Destiny Knapp, grandson Deshawn...
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William Edgar Uptegrove

March 18, 1920 - April 22, 2016

William Edgar Uptegrove, of Jamaica passed away at the age of 96 on April 22, 2016 at Pine Heights Nursing Facility in Brattleboro. He prepared notes for his obituary, which are included below. He was pre-deceased by his sister, Florence and his wife, Elizabeth. He is survived by his sister, Elizabeth Mathews of Abingdon, VA; his two daughters, Frances Uptegrove of Pomfret, VT, and Jane...
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Valery Worth Yandow, M.D.

May 5, 1930 - April 15, 2016

Dr. Valery Worth Yandow MDMay 5, 1930 - April 15, 2016Dr. Valery Worth Yandow died peacefully on Friday evening surrounded by her loving family after a long illness at the age of 85. Valery is survived by her 5 children, Tyler, Gwynn, Chris, Karyn and Timothy Yandow and her 7 grandchildren Christina and Ian Flood, Lauren and Alison Yandow, Ayla and Tobias Yandow and Olivia McCandless who all...
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Norma Irene Pike

April 8, 1928 - March 28, 2016

Norma Irene Pike (Ecklund) was born in 1928 in Denison Iowa and passed away peacefully at home March 28, 2016 in Great Falls VA. She was 87 years of age. Her parents, Russell William Ecklund (1896-1989) and Erma Irene Johnson (1897-1975), were from large families of Swedish farming immigrants, who emigrated to Iowa in 1860/70s, she was the youngest of five siblings: Winifred (1920), Ruth and Ruby...
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Elinor Ann Walsh

February 11, 1953 - March 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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Ellen K. Forrett

September 2, 1936 - March 21, 2016

Ellen (Kinsman) Forrett, 79, of Vernon, VT, died Monday, March 21, 2016 after a lengthy illness. She was born in Montague Center, Mass., on September 2, 1936; the daughter of the late Ernest G. and Dorothy (Brissette) Kinsman. Ellen was educated in Greenfield, MA. She attended the Four Corners School and graduated from Greenfield High School, Class of 1955. On July 13, 1957, she married Franklin...
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Alice Cecilia Morin Waite

February 22, 1927 - March 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Ker Westerlund Funeral Home, Brattleboro, VT.
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