Dezirae C. SheldonFebruary 26,2014
Dezirae C. SheldonDezirae Christa Sheldon
POULTNEY ó Dezirae Christa Sheldon, 2, of Poultney, died Friday, February 21, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.
She was born February 18, 2012, in Burlington.
Survivors include her mother, Sandra Eastman of Poultney; her father, Willis Sheldon and step-mother, Karen Sheldon of Rutland; two sisters, Destany and Elianna; paternal grandmother, Phyllis Sheldon of Pittsford; paternal grandfather, Robert Sheldon of Ludlow; paternal great-grandmother, Zela Sheldon of Chester; aunts, uncles and cousins. Dezirae is also survived by maternal grandmother, Linda Dufield; her maternal great-grandparents, Donald and Kathy Miller; maternal aunts, Chrystal, Lisa, Brittnay and Sara Eastman, Antonia Dufield and Brianna Cormier; and her maternal uncle, TJ Eastman.
Dezirae loved her Friday visits to Timberwolf and Melansonís.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Aldous Funeral Home, 44 North Main Street, Rutland, VT.
She is going to be missed very much.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1776, as Nathan Hale is hanged by British military authorities for spying, he utters his famous last words — or does he? In 1975, Sara Jane Moore attempts to kill President Gerald R. Ford in San Francisco.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Patrick McArdle reports and the theft of an $89,000 shotgun, police release a video of the Monday Castleton robbery, O'Gorman reports a lawsuit by a local man claiming his vehicle unlawfully seized, police leave him in cold.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Giles Corey of Salem, Mass., is pressed to death during the Salem witch trials; on this day in 1952, film comedian Charlie Chaplin, while traveling to England, is denied re-entry into the United States by U.S. attorney general.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Dutch father of microbiology Antonie van Leeuwenhoek discovers the existence of one-celled organisms; in 1967, The Doors are booked to play the Ed Sullivan show; in 1858, freedom fighter Dred Scott dies on this day in St. Louis.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: No money this year for western rail project, Lola Aiken memorialized in Montpelier, Supreme Court Castleton murder suspect will remain in jail, Shaftbury man fires shots from his AK-47 into neighbor's home.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev arrives in U.S. for historic 13-day visit; in 1987, Secretary of State George Shultz and Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze sign nuclear reduction agreement.