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David W. Plumb GEORGIA - David W. Plumb, 83, of Geor…

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Janet (Shepard) Laviana RUTLAND - The funeral service for Janet Laviana, 77, who died Nov. 12, 2018, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland, where calling hours begin at 11 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Fair Have…

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Mona A. Krieger RUTLAND - Mona A. Krieger, 88, died Nov. 15, 2018, at Mountain View Genesis. She was born Feb. 3, 1930, in Jersey City, New Jersey, the daughter of Francis Xavier and Gertrude (Meeres) Lee. In Pennsylvania, she graduated from Mount Aloysius Academy and Mount Aloysius Junior C…

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Tommy Royal Rogers CLARENDON - Tommy Royal Rogers, 72, formerly of Clarendon, passed away at the Springside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pittsfield, MA, on Nov. 14, 2018. Tommy was a 1964 graduate of Rutland High School and served in the United States Navy during the Viet Nam era. He…

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Edwin H. Atwood POULTNEY - Edwin Harold Atwood, 69, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at his residence in Catskill, New York. He was born April 9, 1949, in Rutland. He graduated from Poultney High School. Mr. Atwood was a lifelong volunteer firefighter, serving in Granville, New York, and then i…

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Thomas Edward (Tucker) Rock Sr. WHITEHALL, N.Y. - Thomas Edward (Tucker) Rock Sr., 71, of Lower Bellamy Street, went peacefully into the arms of the Lord while surrounded by his family in the early evening of Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at the Glens Falls Hospital, after a series of complicati…

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Louis V. DiBlasio RUTLAND - Louis V. DiBlasio, 94, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Calling hours are from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at St. Peter Church. A …

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Dean R. Bates Sr. RUTLAND - Dean Rodney Bates Sr., 76, of Rutland, Vermont, passed away on Nov. 13, 2018, surrounded by friends and family, after a long battle with cancer. Dean was born June 20, 1942, in Proctor, Vermont, to George Ira and Marie (Avery) Bates. He was one of nine children. H…

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Ensley June Williams POULTNEY - The Libra service for Ensley June Williams, infant daughter of Keith Williams and Kimberly Maniery, who died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Christ the King Church. A reception will follow in Engle Hall of the church. Memo…

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Kathleen P. Nichols BENNINGTON - Kathleen P. Nichols, 79, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at Centers for Living and Rehabilitation. She was born May 27, 1939, in Rutland, the daughter of Carlton and Alice Lancour Rockwell and attended local schools. She worked for the Thompson Mill for 18 years…

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Marion B. Thierry HARWINTON, Conn. - Marion B. Thierry, of Harwinton, Connecticut, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at The Meadows in Rutland, Vermont. She was born Marion Florence Bentley on July 14, 1922, to Raymond G. Bentley and Gladys (Reynolds) Bentley. For 95 years, she lived in Harwinton…

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Colleen Sprague Gardner PITTSFORD - Colleen Sprague Gardner, 83, passed away peacefully with her daughters at her side at Rutland Health Care and Rehabilitation Center on Nov. 13, 2018. She was born in Brandon to Waven and Mildred (Hill) Sprague on Christmas Eve, 1934. She enjoyed crosswords…

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Edward Scott Adams CLARENDON - Edward Scott Adams, 70, of Clarendon, died Saturday evening, Nov. 10, 2018, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, after a courageous year-and-a-half recovering from a brain stem stroke in June 2017. He was born on Jan. 6, 1948, in Rutland, the son of Wayne an…

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Ruthellen Weston RUTLAND - The celebration of life for Ruthellen Weston, 60, who died Oct. 31, 2018, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Bookmobile, 17 Center St., Rutland. Arrangements are by Tossing Funeral Home.

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Mona A. Krieger RUTLAND - Mona A. Krieger, 88, died Nov. 15, 2018, at Mountain View Genesis. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Tossing Funeral Home.

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Thomas J. Reardon RUTLAND - Thomas J. Reardon, 89, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in The Meadows at East Mountain, Rutland, VT. He leaves his daughter, Dawn McCormack and husband Michael, of Rutland, VT; two grandchildren M. Patrick McCormack and wife Gia, and K.C. McCormack and wife Andrea; t…

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Dean R. Bates Sr. RUTLAND - Dean R. Bates Sr., 76, died Nov. 14, 2018, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.

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Herbert F. Bouchard RUTLAND - Herbert F. Bouchard, 81, died Nov. 13, 2018, at Rutland Healthcare Center. He was born Oct. 6, 1937, in Lewiston, Maine, the son of Ferdinand and Ethalene (Alden) Bouchard. Mr. Bouchard was a U.S. Army veteran. He enjoyed watching Western movies. Survivors inclu…

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Donald R. LaFlam rites BRANDON - The funeral service for Donald R. LaFlam, 83, who died Nov. 8, 2018, was held Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Miller and Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. The Rev. Maurice Moreau, pastor of St. Mary's Church in Brandon, officiated. Family members offered eulogies. A re…

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Sharon A. Heymers PITTSFORD - Sharon A. Heymers, 75, died unexpectedly, Nov. 15, 2018, at UVM Medical Center. She was born July 17, 1943, in Rutland, the daughter of James and Laura (Heath) Keefe. She was a 1960 graduate of Rutland High School. She married Jon M. Heymers in Rutland Dec. 14, …

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Janet (Shepard) Laviana RUTLAND - Janet Laviana, 77, died peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 12, 2018, as a resident of Our House Too. Janet was born Sept. 30, 1941, in Middlebury, VT, the daughter of Melwood and Marguerite (McCormick) Shepard. She grew up in Bristol, VT, and was a graduate of …

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Ensley June Williams POULTNEY - Ensley June Williams, 2 day old infant daughter of Keith Williams and Kimberly Maniery, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at University of Vermont Medical Center. Survivors include her parents, of Poultney; her maternal great-grandfather, Angelo Maniery, of Rutland,…

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James R. Hand MANCHESTER - James R. Hand died at age 101 in Manchester, Vermont, on Nov. 13, 2018. He had a long life and will be forever remembered for his kindness, his humility, his faith and his love of family, particularly his wife, Betty. Jim’s many friends will remember his integrity,…

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Cecilia Carol Stygles RUTLAND - Cecilia Carol Stygles, better known as "Cece," died peacefully on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, around 4:45 p.m. surrounded by the love of her family. She was born July 7, 2016, and was a whopping 10 lbs and 4 oz. She complimented our family from the start. She was di…

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Elizabeth J. Birmingham PITTSFORD - Elizabeth Jennie Birmingham, 97, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at Rutland Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Sept. 12, 1921, in Bridgewater, the daughter of James Bernard and Lina (Oschmann) Oldenburg. She graduated in 1938 from Woodstock High S…

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Janet R. Hussak rites MENDON - The funeral service for Janet Rose Hussak, 85, who died Nov. 9, 2018, were held Nov. 14 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Officiating was Rev. Msgr. Bernard Bourgeois, pastor. Lori Routhier was the vocalist. John Riddle was the organist. Burial followed in Ev…

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Elaine Anderson RUTLAND TOWN - Elaine Anderson, 88, of Rutland Town, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2018, following a brief illness. She was born on Oct. 5, 1930, in Fort Covington, NY, the daughter of Herbert and Rita Bashaw. She graduated from the Fort Covington High School. Elain…

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Faye E. Haering YORK, Pa. - Faye E. Haering, 81, of York, formerly of Lancaster, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at The Haven at Springwood Retirement Home. Born in Burlington, VT, she was the daughter of the late Howard Jameson and Winona Nelson (Buswell). She was the wife of the late Ge…

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Janet Hussak MENDON - Janet Hussak, 85, of Mendon, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at Rutland Health Care. She was born in Krakow, Poland, on June 12, 1933, the daughter of Nicholas and Rose Szmiguian. Janet ran the family business, E.H. Plumbing and Heating, for 40 years. She was a member…

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Susan N. Ransom RUTLAND - Susan N. Ransom, 84, passed away peacefully in her home on Nov. 12, 2018, surrounded by her daughters. Sue was the daughter of Henry R. Norton and W. Grace (Watson) Norton. She was born in Cleveland, OH, on Jan. 17, 1934. Her early childhood was spent in Old Greenwi…

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Joseph M. Allen CHESTER - Joseph M. Allen, 67, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, following an illness. He was born Jan. 29, 1951, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of John and Catherine (Yasigian) Allen. He graduated from Arlingto…

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Josephine Mary Bujak HOLYOKE, Mass. - Josephine Mary Bujak, 86, passed away to eternal rest on Nov. 11, 2018, at Mary's Meadows Nursing Home in Holyoke, Massachusetts, where she had been living since Labor Day 2017. She was born on March 16, 1932, as a twin with her brother, Joseph, who died…

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Donna M. Parker-Lagro RUTLAND - The funeral service for Donna Marie Parker-Lagro, 71, who died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland where calling hours will begin at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be…

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Kenneth J. Pockett CLEARWATER, Fla. - Kenneth J. Pockett, 91, a resident of Clearwater, FL, and previously of Hyde Park, NY, died on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, of heart failure. Born Sept. 23, 1927, in Proctor, VT, Ken was the son of Earl and Norma Pockett. In December 1948, Ken married the great…

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Faith S. Pitlak POULTNEY – Faith Sarah Pitlak, 77, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at her home, with her children at her side. She was born Dec. 23, 1940, in West New York, New Jersey, the daughter of George and Virginia (McIntyre) Phillips. She graduated from St. Elizabeth College in New Jersey…

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Elizabeth J. Birmingham PITTSFORD - Elizabeth Jennie Birmingham, 97, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at Rutland Health and Rehabilitation Center. Calling hours are from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Barnard Funeral Home. Funeral services are pending for Saturday. A full obituary will be publi…

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Timothy R. Clouart LUDLOW - Timothy R. Clouart, 37, died unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at his home. He was born Feb. 11, 1981, in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, the son of Timothy Clouart and Louise S. Lachance. He attended Mill River Union High School in North Clarendon. Mr. Clouart was emp…

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Alberta C. Rowe DANBY - Alberta Christine Rowe, 77, of Danby, died Sunday morning, Nov. 11, 2018, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center. She was born on July 16, 1941, in Hancock, the daughter of Lawrence and Elizabeth (Alexander) White. She graduated from the Wallingford High School in 196…

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Donna M. Parker-Lagro RUTLAND - Donna Marie Parker-Lagro, 71, of Rutland, passed away peacefully on Nov. 11, 2018, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, after a 13-year battle with breast cancer. She was born in Springfield, VT, July 15, 1947, the daughter of Ernest “Joe” and Josephine (Nowak)…

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Donald R. LaFlam BRANDON - The family of Donald R. LaFlam is saddened to share the news of his passing. Donald died peacefully in his sleep at age 83 in his home in Brandon, Vermont, on Nov. 8, 2018. Donald was born Nov. 12, 1934, the son of Elise (Spooner) and Henry LaFlam. Donald was raise…

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Anna C. (Williams) Giddings SPRINGFIELD - Anna C. (Williams) Giddings, 90, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at her home. She was born Aug. 16, 1928, in Poultney, the daughter of John and Regis (Keith) Williams. She graduated from Springfield High School. On Sept. 13, 1947, she married Lawrence …

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Lorraine F. Holland NAPLES, Fla. - Lorraine F. Holland, 82, passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in Naples, FL. Known affectionately as “Mom,” “Gram,” “MeMaw,” “Gammie,” “Sis,” “Red,” “Mamacita” and “The Orchid Lady.” She was born in Rutland, VT, on May 7, 1936, to Rollin and Frances Burney.…

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Edwin H. Atwood POULTNEY - Edwin Harold Atwood, 69, of Catskill, New York, formerly of Poultney, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at his residence. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202. Arrangements are pending w…

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Charlotte T. Steele rites RUTLAND - The memorial service for Charlotte T. Steele, 98, who died Oct. 20, 2018, was held Nov. 10, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. The Rev. Hannah Sotak, pastor of United Methodist Church, officiated. Pianist was Ann Reed. Flutist was Sam Rogers. Ellen Wakker a…

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Edwin E. Coddington RUTLAND - Edwin E. Coddington, 97, formerly of Poultney, died Wednesday evening, Nov. 7, 2018, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 2, 1921, in Mount Horeb, Warren Township, NJ, the son of Ruben and Sarah (VanNest) Coddington. Edwin was a graduate of Bound…

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Charles H. Makovec LEICESTER - Charles H. Makovec, 91, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 11, 1927, in Manhattan, NY, the son of Mathias and Rosa (Zeman) Makovec. Charles earned his Engineering Certificate from Norwich University, Norwich, VT, …

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Linda J. Meunier SUMMERVILLE, S.C. - Linda Jean Stratton Meunier, 73, of Summerville, SC, wife of Andy Meunier, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Linda was born Oct. 21, 1945, in Proctor, Vermont, to the late Schuyler and Marceline Stratton. Linda was the second of eight children. She wa…

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Janet E. Laviana RUTLAND - Janet E. Laviana, 77, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Our House Too in Rutland. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are pending with Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.

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Susan N. Ransom RUTLAND - Susan N. Ransom, 84, died Nov. 12, 2018, at her home. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Tossing Funeral Home.

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Edward S. Adams CLARENDON - Edward Scott Adams, 70, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, following a long illness. Arrangements are pending with Aldous Funeral Home.

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Janet R. Hussak RUTLAND - Janet Rose Hussak, 85, of Rutland, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at Rutland Health Care. She was born in Lwow, Poland, June 12, 1933, the daughter of Nicholas and Rose Szmiguian. She was a member and Eucharistic minister of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Mrs. Hussak …

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