Anita Vorsteveld, former Addison County resident

Our loving daughter and sister Anita has died by suicide after a long and brave battle with schizoaffective disorder. Born in Middlebury, Vt., to Andre and Lydia Vorsteveld, Anita graduated from the Sun Valley Community School in Idaho. She continued her studies in fashion design, art, and early childhood education. Anita was a lifelong entrepreneur, most recently being the proud co-owner of a Burlington, Vt. cleaning business. Anita was a kind, giving young woman, a gifted artist and seamstress, a creative … (read more)

Lucien D. Paquette, 105, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Dad, Pepa, Lucien left our world peacefully at Shard Villa, Salisbury, Vt., on Nov. 23, 2021, to join his beloved wife, Loretta, and son, Dennis. Lucien was born August 14, 1916, in Craftsbury, Vt., the third child of Adelard and Mary (Demers … (read more)

Rita Chartrand, 97, longtime Whiting resident

RUTLAND TOWN —About a woman who lived beautifully… Rita Laura (Ethier) Chartrand passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at her home in Rutland Town. She was born in St. Valentine, Quebec, Canada, on Jan. 3, … (read more)

Irene G. Brinkman, 85, Vergennes

VERGENNES — Irene G. Brinkman, 85, of Vergennes, passed away Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, peacefully in her birth home surrounded by her family. She was born, March 2, 1936, in Vergennes, the daughter of Arthur and Gertrude (Collom) Rose. She attended Vergenn … (read more)

Ann McGuinness Halnon, 93, of Salisbury

SALISBURY — Ann McGuinness Halnon, age 93, passed away in the comfort of her home on Oct. 27, 2021, in Salisbury, Vt. Ann was born at home on Aug. 3, 1928, in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was the youngest child of the late Maryann “Molly” McCabe McGuinness and the … (read more)

Spofford “Cap” Woodruff, 91 of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Spofford “Cap” Woodruff died peacefully in Middlebury, Vt., on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. He was 91 years old. Cap was born in Providence, R.I., to Gerald Beckley Woodruff and Helen Spofford Woodruff. He and his sister, Jane Woodruff Greenough, g … (read more)

Charles Dana “Bud” Rivers, 99, of Bristol

BRISTOL — Charles Dana “Bud” Rivers, a longtime resident of Bristol, Vt., died Nov. 19, 2021, at the age of 99 years. He was born in Bristol, son of Allen B. and Marion Dana Rivers on Aug. 11, 1922. He was employed several years by the Vermont Associated … (read more)

Glenn Van Stephenson, 90, former Addison County resident

FAIRHOPE, Ala. — Glenn Van Stephenson died on Nov. 1, 2021, in Fairhope, Ala. He was born on Jan. 18, 1931, and grew up in upstate New York, much of it on a family truck farm in East Avon. This was the beginning of his deep love for the land and our plane … (read more)

Jacob Gosliga, 73, of Addison

ADDISON — Jacob Gosliga, 73, passed away on Nov. 18, 2021, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury, Vt. He was born in Beetgum, the Netherlands, and was the son of Gerardus and Grace (Zylstra) Gosliga. Jake graduated from Vergennes Union High School in 196 … (read more)

Chester Lee Bodette, 94, of South Burlington

SOUTH BURLINGTON —  Chester Lee Bodette, 94 years old, formerly of Logwood Street in South Burlington, died on Nov. 9, 2021, at UVM Medical Center from complications from many years with diabetes. Chester was born March 6, 1927, in Middlebury, Vt., to the … (read more)

Gary Russell Chandler, 67, of Leicester

LEICESTER — Gary Russell Chandler, 67, passed away unexpectedly in the home he shared with his son John and his family on Nov. 7, 2021. He was a devoted grandfather and spent the majority of his life on farms all around Addison county. He was born May 5, … (read more)

Sheila Anne (Clark) Foote, 86, of Cornwall

CORNWALL — Sheila Anne (Clark) Foote died peacefully on Nov. 13, 2021. She was born June 9, 1935. Sheila grew up in Vergennes, Addison and Shoreham and settled in Cornwall and lived there all her married life with her husband Arlyn. Sheila was a wife, mot … (read more)

Linda Lorraine Gale, age 74, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY: — Linda Lorraine Gale, age 74, passed away Oct. 29, 2021, in Deltona, Fla., after a courageous battle with cancer. Linda was born in Middlebury, Vt.,  on Sept. 16, 1947. She was the daughter of Kenneth “Red” and Teresa (Sullivan) Forrest. She … (read more)

Barbara Hammerlind, 69, of Cornwall

CORNWALL — Barbara Hammerlind passed away unexpectedly and peacefully with family at her side. She felt no pain and did not suffer. Barbara passed surrounded by love from this world only to be embraced in the next by the loving arms of her recently depart … (read more)

Christine A. Heudorfer, 78, of Salisbury

SALISBURY — Christine A. Heudorfer, 78, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at the McClure Miller Respite House surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Feb. 10, 1943, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of John and Theresa (Stankiewicz) Colford. Af … (read more)

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