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Elizabeth "Betty" Adams CASTLETON — Elizabeth “Betty" (Babcock) Adams, 91, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at her residence. She was born Aug. 30, 1928, in Bethel, the daughter of George and Edith (Countermarsh) Babcock. She served in the U.S. Navy and graduated from the Navy Hospital Corpsman…

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Adam Harrison BRANDON — Adam Harrison, 35, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are pending at Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.

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Clarence R. "Dick" Adams Sr. FAIR HAVEN — The funeral Mass for Clarence R. “Dick” Adams Sr., of Port Charlotte, Florida, who died Nov. 26, 2019, will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church, Washington Street in Fair Haven. A reception will follow at Am…

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Virginia Cameron Heck RUTLAND — The Celebration of Life for Virginia Cameron Heck, 89, who died Sept. 23, 2019, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 637 North Shrewsbury Road, Clarendon.

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Matthew Charles Colvin BENSON — Matthew Charles Colvin, 40, of Benson, VT, passed away in his home on Nov. 30, 2019. He was deeply loved by his surviving friends and family: mother Cherie Collett; sister Rachel; niece Raven; wife Ashley and their son, Sebastian. There are no services planned…

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Stanley Bizon rites CASTLETON — The funeral service for Stanley Bizon, 84, who died Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, was held Friday, Dec. 6, at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church. The Rev. Eric I. Ugochukwu and the Rev. Vincent Odoemenam were the celebrants. Burial will be at a later date in V…

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Wendy Gartner Rowland SOUTH LONDONDERRY — Wendy Gartner Rowland, of South Londonderry and Marblehead, MA, died on Nov. 25, 2019, at her home in South Londonderry. She was born on Jan. 5, 1936, in Trenton, NJ, the daughter of the late John Winter Gartner and the late Mary Blackwell Gartner. S…

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Frances Kennedy Abatiell RUTLAND — Frances Kennedy Abatiell, of Rutland, died Tuesday evening, Dec. 3, 2019, at the Meadows in Rutland Town. Frances was born in Hanover, NH, the daughter of Peter and Medora (Noonan) Bollea. Mrs. Abatiell graduated from Hanover High School, the Welford Academ…

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Beverly A. Hay SANDGATE — Beverly A. Hay, 81, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at Glens Falls (New York) Hospital. She was born Sept. 25, 1938, in Jamaica, Vermont, the daughter of Russell Aldrich and Barbara Thomson Aldrich Lant. She graduated in 1956 from Salem Washington Academy in New York.…

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Anne Felton Spencer SOUTH BURLINGTON — Anne Felton Spencer, 94, died peacefully and in the presence of her family on Nov. 15, 2019, in South Burlington. Nancy, as she was known to her friends and community, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on Oct. 20, 1925, the only child of Samuel Morse a…

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Renee Richardson RUTLAND — Renee Richardson, 54, died Nov. 23, 2019, in Rutland. She was born Nov. 1, 1965, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of David and Annie (Williams) Richardson. She enjoyed cooking and reading. Survivors include a daughter, Tierrah Richardson, and two sons Tyir and Q…

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Roy Niklasson CASTLETON — Roy Niklasson, 76, of Castleton, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at the Rutland Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on April 18, 1943, in Waterbury, CT, the son of Arvid and Hilda (Carlsson) Niklasson. Mr. Niklasson married Elizabeth “Betty” Rooth on Aug. 24…

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David Francis Artkop RUTLAND — David Francis Artkop, 57, of Rutland, died unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at his home in Rutland. He was born in Meriden, CT, April 5, 1962, the son of Roman and Mary (Zdancewicz) Artkop. He was a graduate of Platt High School class of 1980. In 1982, David…

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Frances Kennedy Abatiell RUTLAND — Frances Kennedy Abatiell died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at the Meadows in Rutland Town. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are pending with Aldous Funeral Home.

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Joseph A. Duprey Jr. WALLINGFORD — Joseph A. Duprey Jr., 71, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are pending with Wallingford-Aldous Funeral Home.

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Roy B. Niklasson CASTLETON — Roy B. Niklasson, 76, died Dec. 4, 2019, at Rutland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are by Aldous Funeral Home.

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Virginia R. Gevry BOMOSEEN — Virginia R. Gevry, 94, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at her residence. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are pending with Durfee Funeral Home.

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Mary Ann Rogers PITTSFORD — Mary Ann “Mania” Rogers, 72, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones on Dec. 2, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. She was born in Rutland, May 22, 1947, daughter of Henry and Viola (Czachor) Sherowski. Mary Ann was a graduate of Mount St. Joseph A…

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Antonia L. "June" Zsido RUTLAND — Antonia L. “June" Zsido, 94, formerly of Proctor, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are pending with Aldous Funeral Home.

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James D. "Jim" Loveland RUTLAND — James D. “Jim” Loveland, 81, of Rutland, passed away peacefully on Nov. 26, 2019, surrounded by the love of his family. Jim was born in Rutland on Aug. 1, 1938, the son of Marion Sloan and Vernon James Loveland. After graduating from Rutland High School in 1…

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David F. Artkop RUTLAND — David Francis Artkop, 57, died unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at his home. Calling hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland. Funeral services and burial in Meriden, Connecticut, will be announced. A full obituary will b…

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Stanley J. Bizon CASTLETON — Stanley J. Bizon, 84, died peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. He was born Sept. 6, 1935, in Rutland, the son of Stanley and Helena (Duclo) Bizon. Mr. Bizon was a proud graduate and supporter of Mount St. Joseph Academy class of 1953. Three o…

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Clarence R. “Dick” Adams Sr. 1933-2019 FAIR HAVEN — Clarence R. “Dick” Adams Sr., of Arcadia, FL, and formerly of Glassboro, NJ, and Fair Haven, VT, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Port Charlotte, FL, after a period of declining health. He was 85. Mr. Adams was born Dec. 15, 1933, in Philade…

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Debbie St. Pierre Salengo RUTLAND — Debbie St. Pierre Salengo, 61, of Rutland, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at the Rutland Health and Rehabilitation Center, following a long illness. She was born on May 26, 1958, in Rutland, the daughter of Jerome and Roberta (Labshere) Corey. Debbie grew up i…

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Joan K. Case SOUTH BURLINGTON — Joan Kathleen (Conway) Case, of South Burlington and formerly of Pittsford, died at her home on Nov. 26, 2019. Visiting hours will be held on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington. A …

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Nancy York Towle THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The lights went out for Nancy York Towle on Nov. 29, 2019. Nancy grew up in Springfield, Vermont, graduating from SHS in 1947. In 1955, she and Milton Towle were married at Springfield’s Calvary Baptist Church. They then relocated to California, settl…

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John C. Montgomery, DDS LUDLOW — John C. Montgomery, DDS, 76, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Mount Ascutney Health Care in Windsor, of Alzheimer's disease. He was born Oct. 30, 1943, in Willimantic, Connecticut, the son of John and Elizabeth (Colburn) Montgomery. He graduated from U…

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Kathleen Kilgallen PITTSFORD — Kathleen (McDonald) Kilgallen, 92, of Wilmington, DE, and formerly of Pittsford, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Wilmington. She was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA, in 1927, the daughter of Michael J. and Anna (Byron) McDonald. Kathleen was raised and attended scho…

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Deborah Graves Pitts RUTLAND — Deborah Graves Pitts, 94, a longtime resident of Rutland, passed away peacefully Friday evening, Nov. 29, 2019, at the Jack Byrne Center in Lebanon, NH. She was born on May 16, 1925, in Cavendish, the daughter of W. Irving and Myra (Belknap) Hewey. Mrs. Pitts g…

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Catherine C. Reed BRANDON — Catherine Clara Reed, age 84, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Brandon. Mrs. Reed was born in Bridport on July 7, 1935. She was the daughter of Elmer and Aurilla (Doner) Austin. She received her education in local …

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Troy A. Downey RUTLAND — Troy A. Downey, 47, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at his residence. He was born June 21, 1972, in Rutland, the son of Thomas and Betty (Hunt) Downey. Mr. Downey grew up in Rutland where he worked at area restaurants, including the Midway for many years, D…

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George R. Woods ST. ALBANS BAY — George Robert Woods, celebrated father, brother, uncle and friend, died peacefully after a short spar with cancer at the age of 74. He was born in Rutland on March 20, 1945, and passed away near his home in St. Albans Bay on Nov. 21, 2019. George’s family and…

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Thomas M. Dowling MENDON — Funeral services for Thomas M. Dowling, 74, of Mendon, who died Oct. 26, 2019, will be held Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Christ the King Church. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland. Contributio…

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Debbie St. Pierre Salengo RUTLAND — Debbie St. Pierre Salengo, 61, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at Rutland Health and Rehabilitation Center, following a long illness. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are pending with Aldous Funeral Home.

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Thomas G. Gage rites NORTH CLARENDON — The funeral service for Thomas George Gage, 65, who died Nov. 25, 2019, was held Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Christ the King Church in Rutland. Officiating was Rev. Msgr. Bernard W. Bourgeois, pastor. Concelebrant was the Rev. Richard Tinney. Organist was Wi…

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Edward W. Woods FAIR HAVEN — Edward Warren Woods, 64, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at his residence. He was born Dec. 26, 1954, in Rutland, the son of Edward E. and Leona (Swann) Woods. He graduated in 1972 from Proctor High School. Mr. Woods married Laura Drinkwine Oct. 27, 200…

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Lloyd A. Adams rites RUTLAND — The funeral service for Lloyd Addison Adams, 90, of Wilton, New Hampshire, who died Nov. 20, 2019, was held Saturday, Nov. 30, at Christ the King Church in Rutland. Monsignor Bernard Bourgeois officiated. The organist was William Gower-Johnson and the vocalist …

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April J. Loseby rites RUTLAND — The funeral service for April Jeanne Loseby, 57, who died Nov. 21, 2019, was held Saturday, Nov. 30, at Christ the King Church. Officiating was Rev. Msgr. Bernard W. Bourgeois, pastor. Concelebrant was the Rev. Richard Tinney. Olivia Boughton was the vocalist.…

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Louis J. Bruno rites RUTLAND — The funeral service for Louis J. Bruno Sr., 84, who died Nov. 23, 2019, was held Friday, Nov. 29, at Clifford Funeral Home. Officiating was the Rev. Andrew Carlson. Burial followed in Hillside Cemetery in Castleton. Bearers were Josh Butler, Jess and Ean Bruno,…

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William F. Smith rites SHREWSBURY — The memorial service for William F. Smith, 87, who died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, was held Saturday, Nov. 30, at Shrewsbury Community Church. Sue Kelley officiated. The organist was Rita Lane. Words of remembrance were by Jeff Smith. Fraternal services were…

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Roderick K. Phillips rites RUTLAND — The funeral service for Roderick K. Phillips, 69, who died Nov. 21, 2019, was held Saturday, Nov. 30, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Rutland. Officiating was Rev. Msgr. Bernard W. Bourgeois, pastor. Lori Routhier was the vocalist. John Riddle was t…

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Donna Wheeler NORTH CHITTENDEN — Donna Wheeler, 60, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. She was born May 12, 1959, in Fairbanks, Alaska, the daughter of Robert A. and Dorothy Anna (Bisson) Babcock. She married Elmer Wheeler Aug. 14, 19…

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Dr. Joseph R. Rainville 1940 - 2019 RUTLAND — Loving son, brother, friend, passed away Nov. 21, 2019, at the age of 79. Joe was a hard person to emulate. Think of all the opportunities that come your way every day, every week, every month. From most people, some opportunities are an easy "ye…

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Aaron O. Bragg CASTLETON — Aaron O. Bragg, 43, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. He was born July 20, 1976, in Rutland, the son of Claudia (Freeman) and Otis R. Bragg Jr. He graduated in 1994 from Rutland High School. Mr. Bragg was employed by DIRE…

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James B. Reardon ESSEX — James Bernard Reardon, 61, passed away on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at the University of Vermont Medical Center. He was born Feb. 11, 1958, in Rutland, the son of James and Beverly (Wetherby) Reardon. James attended Catholic schools in Rutland, graduating in 1976 from M…

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Donna Wheeler NORTH CHITTENDEN — Donna Wheeler, 60, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. Arrangements are pending with Barnard Funeral Home.

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Catherine C. Reed BRANDON — Catherine Clara Reed, 84, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at the home of her daughter in Brandon. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are pending at Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.

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David R. Brown CENTER RUTLAND — David R. Brown, 63, of Center Rutland, passed Friday morning, Nov. 15, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on March 29, 1956, in Danby, CT, the son of Richard and Marlene (Beayon) Brown. He grew up at…

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Edward W. Woods FAIR HAVEN — Edward Warren Woods, 64, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Durfee Funeral Home.

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Arlene G. Hopkins rites RUTLAND — The funeral service for Arlene Gail Hopkins, 76, who died Nov. 26, 2019, was held Friday, Nov. 29, at Ira Baptist Church. The Rev. Eric May, former pastor, officiated. Musician was Ruth Meigs. Soloist was Winnie Lidstone. Bearers were son David Hopkins, Sean…

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