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Barbara A. Barbush NORTH CHITTENDEN — Barbara A. Barbush, 84, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Mountain View Center in Rutland. She was born June 15, 1935, in East Palestine, Ohio, the daughter of Albert and Hazel (Kirtley) Huston. She graduated from East Palestine High School and Kent State…

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Barbara Poplawski MENDON — Barbara Pauline Poplawski, 83, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at her residence. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are pending with Aldous Funeral Home.

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K. Joseph Matte FAIR HAVEN — K. Joseph Matte, 79, of Fair Haven, died Tuesday evening, Aug. 20, 2019, at The Pines at Rutland, following a long illness. He was born on July 22, 1940, in Rutland, the son of Kilburn O. and Grace (Williams) Matte. Mr. Matte graduated from the Fair Haven High Sc…

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Alma Bishop POULTNEY — Alma Bishop, 92, died Aug. 22, 2019, at The Pines at Rutland, following a long illness. She was born Oct. 19, 1926, in Montegnacco, Italy, and relocated though Ellis Island to East Poultney in 1947. She was employed as a seamstress by Kazon Dress Shop in Poultney for m…

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Raymond "Bunk" Bunker rites FAIR HAVEN — The memorial service for Raymond “Bunk” Bunker, 85, who died Aug. 1, 2019, was held Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church. Father Erik Ugochukwu, pastor, officiated. The organist and vocalist was Vaughn Watson. The eulogy was by James…

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Barbara Barbush NORTH CHITTENDEN — Barbara Barbush, 84, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Genesis Mountainview Center in Rutland. Arrangements are pending with Barnard Funeral Home in Pittsford.

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Alma Bishop POULTNEY — Alma Bishop, 92, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at The Pines at Rutland, following a long illness. Arrangements are pending with Durfee Funeral Home in Fair Haven.

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Marion L. White RUTLAND TOWN — Marion L. White died Aug. 19, 2019, at The Meadows at East Mountain in Rutland Town. She was born Dec. 23, 1923, in Concord, VT. Marion was the daughter of Grace Moyse Cole and Earle Cole. She graduated from Concord, VT, High School in 1942 and attended Lyndon …

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K. Joseph Matte FAIR HAVEN — K. Joseph Matte, 79, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at The Pines at Rutland, following a long illness. Arrangements are pending with Durfee Funeral Home in Fair Haven.

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Frederick H. Reed FAIR HAVEN — Frederick H. Reed, 78, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at his residence. He was born May 19, 1941, in Fair Haven, the son of Henry and Jessie Winifred (Butler) Reed. He married Suellen Hart Aug. 7, 1965, in Fair Haven. Mr. Reed was employed for several years in Sl…

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Denise E. Nangle CASTLETON — Denise E. Nangle, 66, of Worcester, MA, and Castleton, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at UMass Memorial Hospital. Denise was born in Beverly, MA, a daughter of the late Leonard J. and Gloria B. (Richer) Nangle. She graduated from Masconomet Regional High…

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Thomas J. Navin RUTLAND — Thomas J. Navin, 77, died Aug. 17, 2019, at Rutland Health Care Center, after a 19-year battle with prostate cancer. He was born in Rutland, Jan. 15, 1942, son of Charles F. and Mary (Barron) Navin. Thomas was a 1959 Mount St. Joseph Academy graduate. He was a U.S. …

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Jane Sangster Skakel SARASOTA, Fla. — Jane Sangster Skakel, adventurer, truth seeker, rebel, philanthropist, a person with attitude, smart in all the ways we use the word, generous beyond description, the very best friend, lived full and lived large. She died by her own hand in her own time …

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Anthony "Tony" Robinson NORTH CLARENDON — Anthony “Tony” Robinson, 57, of North Clarendon, lost his battle with cancer on Aug. 2, 2019. He was born in St. Johnsbury on Aug. 15, 1961, to Jack S. and Mary (Steele) Robinson. Tony was a 1979 graduate of Mill River Union High School and attended …

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P. John Briggs FAIR HAVEN — The graveside service with military honors for P. John Briggs, 90, who died Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church, 10 Washington St., Fair Ha…

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Ruth B. Wiggin rites RUTLAND — The memorial service for Ruth B. “Bunny” Wiggin, 97, who died July 13, 2019, was held Saturday, Aug. 17, at Mendon United Methodist Community Church. Arlyn Seward Hawley officiated. Pianist was Pat Kenny. Remembrances were offered by family and friends. Burial …

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Joan L. Whitney RUTLAND — The celebration of life for Joan L. Whitney, 87, who died July 24, 2019, will be from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday Aug. 25, at the Elks Club, Pleasant Street, Rutland.

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Bertha M. "Sally" Purinton NORTH CLARENDON — Bertha M. "Sally" Purinton, 92, of North Clarendon, died Thursday afternoon, Aug. 15, 2019, at The Pines at Rutland. She was born on March 19, 1927, in Stockbridge, the daughter of Maurice and Alta (Chamberlain) Luce. She was raised on Gay Hill in…

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Raymond "Bunk" Bunker FAIR HAVEN — The memorial service for Raymond “Bunk” Bunker, 85, who died Aug. 1, 2019, will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fair…

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Robert J. Forguites SPRINGFIELD — The graveside service with full military honors for Robert J. Forguites, 80, who died April 20, 2019, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, in Forestdale Cemetery, Forest Dale. Arrangements are by Miller and Ketcham Funeral Home.

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Atty. Arthur E. Crowley Jr. RUTLAND — Atty. Arthur E. Crowley Jr., 90, of Rutland, died Aug. 18, 2019, at his home. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Tossing Funeral Home.

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Ernest A. and Noreen Davis SOUTH LONDONDERRY — Saturday, Aug. 24, we will be burying Ernest A. Davis and his wife Noreen, of Jefferson, South Dakota, and Reno, Nevada, in the Glebe View Cemetery, at 10 a.m., in South Londonderry. Ernest was the son of Charles Abbott Davis and Rolena Campbell…

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Raymond Paul Jepson NORTH CLARENDON — Raymond Paul Jepson, 72, passed away unexpectedly at Rutland Regional Medical Center on Aug. 16, 2019. He was born on March 15, 1947, the son of Kenneth Sr. and Iris (McBride) Jepson. Ray was a graduate of West Rutland High School, class of 1965. He rece…

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James M. Dente POULTNEY — James M. "Jack" "Black Jack" Dente, 71, died early Friday morning, Aug. 16, 2019, at The Pines at Rutland, after a lengthy illness. He was born Nov. 6, 1947, in Granville, NY, the son of John J. Dente and Ruth (Jones) Dente. James was a graduate of Poultney High Sch…

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Clifford Wisell RUTLAND — Clifford Wisell of Worcester, Massachusetts, formerly of Rutland, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at the Lutheran Rest Home in Worcester. Clifford was born in Proctor on June 8, 1932, and grew up in Rutland. He was the son of the late Stanley and Ruth Wisell…

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Alfred J. Fagon Jr. BENNINGTON — Alfred Joseph Fagon Jr., 87, of Bennington, died Aug. 14, 2019, at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington. He was born Oct. 25, 1931, in Rutland, the son of Alfred and Madeline (Fitzgerald) Fagon Sr. Mr. Fagon grew up in Rutland and graduated from the Rutlan…

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James Dente POULTNEY — James Dente, 71, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at The Pines at Rutland, after a brief illness. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Roberts-Aubin Funeral Home.

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William H. Peryer RUTLAND — William H. Peryer, 84, died Aug. 15, 2019, at Mountain View Center. He was born Oct. 8, 1934, in Mendon, the son of Charles and Alice (Gilman) Peryer. He married Johan F. Rice Oct. 29, 1955. Mr. Peryer was a truck driver and heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed hu…

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Robert A. Holland January 9, 1957 - August 12, 2019 MANCHESTER, N.H. — Robert A. “ Bobbie” Holland, 62, of Manchester, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Bobby was born on Jan. 9, 1957, in Rutland, VT, to Mary Lou (Hulihan) and H…

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Lisa Anne Martel-Fenclau LUDLOW — Lisa Anne Martel-Fenclau, 59, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in St. Petersburg, FL, on July 30, 2019. She is survived by her two children Kara and Kegen and their father, Doug Fenclau. She had five siblings, many nieces and nephews, as well …

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Gordon "Bub" Parker WINDSOR — The celebration of life for Gordon "Bub" Parker, 75, who died June 26, 2019, will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Windsor Elks Lodge.

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Suzanne Laura Perrella RUTLAND — Suzanne Laura Perrella, 66, died Aug. 13, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, following an illness. She was born Feb. 20, 1953, in Proctor, the daughter of Donald and Frances L. (McKirryher) Schmidt. She graduated in 1972 from Rutland High School. Ms. P…

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Mary Jean Stanley RUTLAND — The graveside service for Mary Jean Stanley, 71, who died Jan. 25, 2019, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are by Clifford Funeral Home.

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Carolyn M. Young PAWLET — Carolyn Moore Young, 89, passed away at her home in Pawlet on Aug. 13, 2019. She was born on April 16, 1930, the daughter of William and Alice (Faxon) Moore. Carolyn graduated from Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester. She married the love of her life, Vernon “Sam”…

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Lee D. Jones RUTLAND — The celebration of life for Lee D. Jones, 89, who died May 15, 2019, will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at Southside, 170 South Main St., Rutland.

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Maureen T. Dauphinais April 22, 1926 - August 8, 2019 DUNEDIN, Fla. — Maureen Dauphinais, of Dunedin, passed away surrounded by her family on Aug. 8, 2019, at the age of 93. Beloved mother of Caroline Pepin and husband Alfred (deceased), of The Villages, Marie, of Dunedin, Joseph and wife De…

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Robert "Bert" Foreman ORWELL — Robert “Bert” Foreman, 76, died at home in the arms of his loving wife, Margie (Wolter) Foreman, on Aug. 1, 2019. The couple would have celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on Sept. 30. Born in Greenwich, CT, Aug. 4, 1942, Bert was the son of the late Kath…

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Phyllis Clark SOUTH LONDONDERRY — Phyllis Clark, 99, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Springfield Health and Rehabilitation, with family at her side. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at South Londonderry First Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Glebeview Ceme…

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Ellen L. Huntley RUTLAND — Ellen L. Huntley, 79, of Rutland and Castleton, passed away peacefully on Aug. 12, 2019, at Misty Heather Morn in Hydeville, where she was a resident for the past two years. Born in Proctor on Oct. 30, 1939, she was the daughter of Charles M. and Ethyl (Whitmarsh) …

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Deanna Marie Luther CASTLETON — Deanna Marie Luther, 67, of Orange City, FL, formerly of Castleton, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. She was born the daughter of Matthew B. and Margaret (Egan) Ryan. Deanna graduated from Fair Haven High School in 1970. She married Richard Luther Jr. in …

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Alfred J. Fagon Jr. BENNINGTON — Alfred J. Fagon Jr., 87, died Aug. 14, 2019, at Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Aldous Funeral Home.

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Caroline Rowlett O'Handley PITTSFORD — Caroline Rowlett O’Handley died peacefully of natural causes at The Meadows in Rutland on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. She was 92. Born in Newton Center, raised in West Brookfield and Springfield, Massachusetts, she was the middle child of Richard Stewart Rowl…

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Mildred Harrington rites DANBY — The funeral service for Mildred Harrington, 99, who died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, was held Monday, Aug. 12, at Mountain View Baptist Church in Danby Four Corners. Robert Greene officiated and was the guitarist. Burial was in Danby Scottsville Cemetery followed …

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Donald E. Rogers III WALLINGFORD — Donald E. "JD" Rogers III, 43, died Aug. 11, 2019, of diabetes, surrounded by loved ones. He was born April 27, 1976, in Rutland. Mr. Rogers enjoyed being outdoors and working with his hands. Survivors include his wife, Tammy (Senecal) Rogers; five children…

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Verlie L. (Lovett) Coleman SOUTHINGTON, Conn. — Verlie L. (Lovett) Coleman, 95, formerly of Rutland, VT, passed away on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Sheridan Woods in Bristol. Born Jan. 1, 1924, in Forest Dale, VT, she was the daughter of the late Evan and Phylena (Noyes) Lovett. Verlie was a lo…

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Earle A. Goodrich Jr. rites RUTLAND — The funeral service for Earle A. “Skip” Goodrich Jr., 87, who died Aug. 6, 2019, was held Monday. Aug. 12, at Christ the King Church. Officiating was Rev. Msgr. Bernard W. Bourgeois, pastor. Concelebrant was the Rev. Matthew Rensch, parochial vicar. Orga…

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Nancy A. Curtis PROCTOR — Nancy A. Curtis, 75, died Aug. 13, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, after a long illness. She was born June 7, 1944, in Proctor, the daughter of Cecil and Stella (Sienkiewicz) Curtis. She graduated from Proctor High School and from the College of St. Joseph…

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Ruth B. Wiggin RUTLAND — The memorial service for Ruth B. “Bunny” Wiggin, 97, who died July 13, 2019, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, in Mendon United Methodist Community Church, with Arlyn Seward Hawley officiating. Burial will be in Tenney Cemetery in Mendon. A reception will fol…

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Ellen Huntley RUTLAND — Ellen Huntley, 79, of Rutland and Castleton, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Misty Heather Morn in Hydeville. Arrangements are pending with Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.

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Donald L. Keefe RUTLAND — The funeral service for Donald L. “Bundsie” Keefe, 79, who died July 30, 2019, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at St. Peter Church. Calling hours are from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.