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Celine (Courcelle) Aprilliano rites RUTLAND — The memorial service for Celine (Courcelle) Aprilliano, 69, who died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, was held Friday, Oct. 18, at Christ the King Church. Fr. Matthew Rensch officiated. The organist was Sister Pauline Gratton and vocalist was Olivia Bought…

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James P. McKeighan SHUSHAN, N.Y. — James P. “Groovy” McKeighan, 66, died unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at his residence. He was born Sept. 18, 1953, in Granville, the son of John Sterling and Meta (Haskins) McKeighan. He graduated in 1972 from Salem Washington Academy and attended Hu…

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Ronald L. Alexander WALLINGFORD — Ronald L. "Ron" Alexander, 72, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, surrounded by his family, in his home. He was born July 31, 1947, the son of Harold and Ruth Alexander, of Mount Tabor. He retired from Carris Reels after many years' employment. Mr. Alexander enjo…

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Vital M. Razanouski WEST RUTLAND — Vital M. Razanouski, 83, died Oct. 20, 2019, at Rutland Health Care Center. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. There are no calling hours. A full …

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Robert H. Carroll Sr. rites RUTLAND — The funeral service for Robert H. Carroll Sr., 85, who died Oct. 17, 2019, was held Monday, Oct. 21, at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland. Officiating was the Rev. Maurice Moreau of St. Alphonsus Church in Pittsford. Guitarist and vocalist was Linda Macfa…

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Joseph C. Manning RUTLAND — Joseph C. “Buddy” Manning, 76, of Rutland and West Palm Beach, FL, died Sept. 20, 2019, at Veterans Affairs Hospice in West Palm Beach. He was born in Rutland Nov. 1, 1942, the son of Mary (Dow) and Richard Manning Sr. Joseph was an Army Corpsman, U.S. Army vetera…

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Richard H. Glasscock CASTLETON — Richard Harley Glasscock, 77, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at his residence. He was born on May 8, 1942, in Oakland, CA, the son of Edward Dale and Pansey Ceceila (Tennis) Glasscock. Rich spent much of his youth fly fishing in the Sierra Nevada mountains in th…

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Penelope "Penny" Murray BYRON, Minn. — Penelope “Penny” Murray, 69, of Byron, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Samaritan Bethany. Penny was born Dec. 5, 1949, in Waveland, MS, to Constance Eileen (Brown) and Samuel W. Hand Sr. Penny and her family moved to Ventnor City, …

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David and Ellen Kennedy CUTTINGSVILLE — The graveside service for David R. Kennedy, 88, who died Feb. 1, 2019, and his wife, Ellen F. Kennedy, 82, who died April 12, 2016, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center. Arrangements are…

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Richard H. Glasscock CASTLETON — Richard Harley Glasscock, 77, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at his residence. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are pending with Durfee Funeral Home.

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Bertrum W. Crossman CLARENDON — Bertrum W. "Bud" Crossman, beloved husband of Paula O’Brien Crossman, passed away into the arms of our Lord on Oct. 15, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Bud was born in Springfield, May 15, 1930, son of Robert and Ruth (Johnson) Crossman. Besides his lov…

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Ronald L. Wetherby FAIR HAVEN — Ronald Lewis Wetherby, age 76, died unexpectedly Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Ron was born in Rutland on Dec. 20, 1942, the son of Walter and Donna (Lewis) Wetherby. He grew up on the family farm in Wallingford and receive…

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Juliette I. Pivin RUTLAND — Juliette I. Pivin, 84, died Oct. 18, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 27, 1934, in Berlin, New Hampshire, the daughter of Alcide and Albina (Leveille) Gagnon. Mrs. Pivin was a secretary at Howe Scale Co. and Don Adams Insurance Co. She w…

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ORWELL — Kenneth Calvin Snyder, age 94, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Helen Porter Health & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

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Robert H. Carroll RUTLAND — Robert H. Carroll, 85, of Rutland, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. He was born in Rutland July 13, 1934, the son of Francis H. and Ida (Pratt) Carroll. He attended St. Peter's School and graduated from Mount St. Joseph Academy cla…

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Paula C. Fells RUTLAND — The celebration of life for Paula C. Fells, 64, who died Oct. 9, 2019, will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at Rutland Moose Club. Food will be provided and a potluck dish is also welcome.

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Kenneth Calvin Snyder ORWELL — Kenneth Calvin Snyder, 94, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Helen Porter Health & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are pending at Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.

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Donald T. Williams POULTNEY — Donald T. Williams, 90, a lifelong resident of Poultney, died peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, surrounded by his family, at the Meadows at East Mountain in Rutland. He was born April 6, 1929, in Black Brook, NY, the son of David and Mary L. (LaFountain) Willia…

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Helen J. Start SHREWSBURY — Helen J. Start, 60, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, of cancer. She was born Nov. 3, 1958, in Berlin, the daughter of Leroy and Elizabeth (Roach) Knight. Mrs. Start was employed as an IRS revenue officer…

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Nancy M. Berg RUTLAND — Nancy M. Berg, 67, loving mother and grandmother, of Rutland, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Born in Rutland on Feb. 29, 1952, the daughter of Anne (Anoe) and James Densmore Sr., she lived most of her life in the Rutland area. She was a…

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Hugh J. Hughes POULTNEY — Hugh John Hughes, 71, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at his residence. He was born July 8, 1948, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Gwilym and Charlotte (Griffith) Hughes. He graduated in 1966 from Poultney High School and attended the University of Maryland. Mr. Hughes…

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John LaPlante, Jr. RUTLAND - On Friday, October 11, 2019, John LaPlante Jr., loving father of two daughters and grandfather of three children, passed away at the age of 61 due to a tragic incident. John was born on March 18, 1958 in Rutland, VT, to John & Eleanor LaPlante. John lived his…

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Audrey J. Vladyka NORTH GRANVILLE, NY — Audrey J. Vladyka passed peacefully into the arms of the lord on Oct. 12, 2019, while surrounded by her loving family. Audrey was born Sept. 30, 1934 in Rutland, VT, to Harold and Veronica (Dumas) Jordan. She met her husband of 59 years (Richard Vladyk…

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Hugh J. Hughes POULTNEY - Hugh John Hughes, 71, of Poultney died Tuesday afternoon October 15, 2019 at his residence A complete obituary will be in at a later date. Arrangements are pending with the Durfee Funeral Home.

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Connie M. Stratton RUTLAND — Connie Mae Stratton, 70, passed away Monday at the UVM Medical Center following a long illness. She was born on Nov. 14, 1948, daughter of Donald and Helen (Fisk) Francis. She married Schuyler Stratton Jr. on June 5, 2005. Connie loved spending time with her fami…

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Elizabeth Darton RUTLAND — A celebration of the life of Elizabeth Darton, 94, who died Aug. 21, 2019, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Unitarian Universalist Church of Rutland on West Street.

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Helen J. Start SHREWSBURY — Helen J. Start, 60, died Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. A complete obituary will follow in a future issue of the Rutland Herald. Arrangements under the direction of Ducharme Funeral Home.

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Audrey J. Vladyka NORTH GRANVILLE, NY — Audrey J. Vladyka passed peacefully into the arms of the lord on October 12, 2019, while surrounded by her loving family. Audrey was born September 30, 1934 in Rutland, VT to Harold and Veronica (Dumas) Jordan. She met her husband of 59 years (Richard …

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William T. "Mickey" Rooney rites CASTLETON — The graveside committal service and burial, with military honors, for William Thomas "Mickey" Rooney, Jr., 61, who died Oct. 10, 2019, was held on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Hillside Cemetery in Castleton. The Rev. Robert Noble, pastor of the Cast…

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Nicholas R. Louras RUTLAND — Nicholas R. Louras, 34, of Rutland died unexpectedly in Salisbury on October 8, 2019. He was born in Rutland, Oct. 8, 1985 the son of Nicholas Constantinos and Julie Ann (Sharrow) Louras. Nicholas attended Mount Saint Joseph Academy and graduated from Cushing Aca…

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Albert Elmore Pratt LEICESTER — Albert Elmore Pratt, 77, died Friday, October 11, 2019, at Porter Hospital in Middlebury. Mr. Pratt was born in Rutland on June 28, 1942. He was the son of Elmore “Doc” and Olive (Weston) Pratt. He attended the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in the earl…

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Randall C. Brooks rites SOUTH ROYALTON — The memorial service for Randall Calvin Brooks, 70, of South Royalton and Bomoseen, VT, who died on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, was held Friday at the Durfee Funeral Home in Fair Haven. The Rev. Robert Noble, pastor of the Castleton Federated Church, offici…

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Helen Kenyon Ryan MIDDLEBURY — Helen Kenyon Ryan, 99, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Vergennes Residential Care. Mrs. Ryan was born in Walpole, NH on June 14, 1920. She was the daughter of Merton and Nettie (Caldwell) Kenyon. She grew up in Walpole, where she received her early education a…

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Alicia M. Cenate WHITEHALL, NY — Alicia M. Cenate, 63, of Whitehall, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, October 11, 2019 following a long battle with cancer. She was born on July 5, 1956 in Rutland, VT, the daughter of the late John McCann and Ruth …

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Nancy Ann Pikkarainen BUCKLEY, Ill. — Nancy Ann Pikkarainen, 62, of Buckley, Ill., passed away at 7:43 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary ER, Urbana. There will be no services at this time. Baier Family Funeral Services, Buckley, Il., is assisting the family with arrangements…

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Frederick E. Armstrong rites BETHEL — The memorial service with full military honors for Frederick E. Armstrong, 77, of Bethel, who died at The Pines in Rutland, was held October 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph. The procession from Rutland was led by…

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Connie M. Stratton RUTLAND — Connie Mae Stratton, 70, of Florida and Maine, the wife of Schuyler Stratton Jr. died Sunday at the University of Vermont Hospital in Burlington following a brief illness. A complete obituary will be in at a later date. Services are pending with the Barnard Funer…

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Celine Courcelle Aprilliano RUTLAND — Celine Aprilliano nee’ Courcelle, 69, of Rutland, VT died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA from complications of a heart transplant procedure. She was born on August 11, 1950 in Rutland, the daughter of Paul and Eleanor (Ar…

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Paula C. Fells RUTLAND — Paula C. Fells died suddenly Oct. 9, 2019 at RRMC. She was born on May 29,1955. Survivors include her husband, Richard Bloomer; son Daniel Brown; mother Marlene Quinn; two brothers, Robert Quinn and Kevin Quinn; brother-in-law John Browe; granddaughter Mackenzie Warn…

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Wayne Richard Ingalls LARGO, FL — Wayne Richard Ingalls, 60, of Largo, FL and formerly of Clarendon, died September 14, 2019 from cancer. He was born in Rutland, the son of Kenneth and Shirley Ingalls. He graduated from Mill River High School in 1977 and moved to Florida in 1978. Mr. Ingalls…

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Robert Edward Bowen KILLINGTON — Robert Edward Bowen, 75, passed away on Oct. 10, 2019 at his home in Killington, VT with his family by his side. He was born to Helen (Liljenoth) and Ernest Bowen on March 19, 1944 in Rochester, VT. A 1962 graduate of Rutland High School, he served in the Uni…

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Jennifer Stetson Redding DANBY — Jennifer Stetson Redding passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Danby. She was born March 28, 1967, in Orange, New Jersey, the youngest child of Andrew W. and Anne S. Johnston. The family moved to Chatham, New Jersey, in 1975…

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Ronald Lewis Wetherby FAIR HAVEN — The funeral service for Ronald Lewis Wetherby, 76, who died Oct. 7, 2019, will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 23, at Mallory Funeral Home in Fair Haven, where a calling hour will begin at noon prior to the service. A full obituary will be published at a later date.…

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James D. Friend LEICESTER — James D. Friend, 55, of Leicester, died Sunday afternoon, Oct. 6, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. He was born in Crete, Illinois, Nov. 28, 1963, the son of Thomas and Marie (Pageau) Friend. James was a graduate of Lake Forest High School in Illinois clas…

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Stacy L. Johnson RUTLAND — Stacy L. Johnson, 37, died Oct. 7, 2019, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She was born Dec. 23, 1981, in Rutland, the daughter of Jeff and Irene (Lamoria) Johnson. She graduated from Black River High School in Ludlow. Mrs. Johnson was employed at Walmart, Big…

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Sally Anne Christenson MOUNT HOLLY — Sally Anne Christenson, 83, of Rutland, passed on Aug. 7, 2019. Born in Rutland on Jan. 20, 1936, to Thomas and Julia Gerdon, Sally graduated from Rutland High in 1953 and Michigan State University in 1957 (BA Medical Technology). While managing a medical…

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Alice Lina Coryell CASTLETON — Alice Lina Coryell, 88, died Sept. 24, 2019, at Wintergreen Home in Brandon. She was born Oct. 20, 1930, in Columbus, Ohio, the daughter of John and Edith (Jones) Boehme. She was employed at the Equitable and the Town of Castleton. Mrs. Coryell enjoyed travel, …

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Roland K. "Rolie" Beard Jr. CATONSVILLE, Md. — Roland Kenneth "Rolie" Beard Jr., age 95, formerly of Tall Timbers, MD, passed away peacefully at his Catonsville residence on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Roland is survived by his four children Roland K. Beard III (Faylene), Jeffrey L. Beard (June),…

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William T. "Mickey" Rooney CASTLETON — William Thomas “Mickey” Rooney Jr., age 61, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Hanover, NH. “Mick” was born in Rutland on Aug. 6, 1958. He was the son of Yvonne (Smith) and William Rooney Sr. He grew up in Castleton where he receive…

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Helen Kenyon Ryan MIDDLEBURY — Helen Kenyon Ryan, 99, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Vergennes Residential Care. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are pending at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.

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