Lorraine Bemis 88, of Addison

LORRAINE BEMIS ADDISON — Lorraine Bemis, 88, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington after a brief illness. Lorraine was born Jan. 15, 1935, in Addison, Vt., the daughter of Arthur and Justine (Garneau) Andrews. Lorraine grew up in Addison and attended school in Addison and Vergennes where she graduated from high school. In 1955 while attending a dance, she met Charles Bemis. They married in 1957 and had celebrated 60 years of marriage until … (read more)

Isabelle J. Bronson, 94, of Shoreham

ISABELLE J. BRONSON SHOREHAM – Isabelle J. Bronson, 94, passed away on March 26, 2023, at Birchwood Terrace Rehab and Healthcare in Burlington following a period of failing health. She was born Isabelle Irene Jackson on Dec. 10, 1928, in Bridport, Vt., th … (read more)

James M. Breur, 62, of Vergennes

JAMES M. BREUR VERGENNES — On Friday morning, March 24, 2023, James M. Breur, passed painlessly and peacefully after an 18-month battle with cancer. Loving husband, proud father, adoring papa, and dutiful son were but a few roles he excelled in over his s … (read more)

Rachel B. Codding, 94, of Middlebury

RACHEL B. CODDING MIDDLEBURY — Rachel B. Codding of Middlebury, Vt., passed away early Tuesday morning on March 21, 2023, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Cornwall, Vt., the daughter of Ernest and Juliette (Larocque) B … (read more)

Thomas D. Conway, 86, of Pittsford

THOMAS D. CONWAY PITTSFORD — Thomas D. Conway, 86, of Pittsford, died Sunday, March 26, 2023, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, with family by his side. He was born on Dec. 8, 1936, in Rutland, Vt., the son of Joseph V. and Leona (Rollins) Conway. T … (read more)

Joel Porter Fearon, 75, of Vergennes

VERGENNES — Joel Porter Fearon, 75, of Vergennes, Vt., passed away at his home on March 26, 2023, with his family by his side. He was born on June 20, 1947, to parents Perley E. Fearon and Josephine Schoff Fearon. Even though he was born across the Connec … (read more)

Julia M. “Julz” Lathrop 52, of Bristol

JULIA M. LATHROP BRISTOL — Julia M. “Julz” Lathrop 52, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at home on in Bristol, Vt. She was born in Rutland, Vt., Jan. 9, 1971, the daughter of James Mailhiot Sr. and Clara (Phelps) Mailhiot. Julia fought ovarian cance … (read more)

Mae Tokiye Takeda, 84, of San Leandro, Calif.

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. — Mae Tokiye Takeda, 84, resident of San Leandro, Calif., passed away Feb. 20, 2023. She was born May 1, 1938, in Los Angeles, Calif. Mom was a lifelong California resident. She is survived by children Glenn (Susan) of Sacramento, Cali … (read more)

Donald Peter Tupper, 76, of Orwell

DONALD PETER TUPPER ORWELL — Donald Peter Tupper, age 76, passed away Monday, March 27, 2023, at his home in Orwell, following a fierce battle with lung cancer. Don was born in Middlebury on Oct. 8, 1946. He was the son of Wilson and Helen (Farnham) Tuppe … (read more)

Ronald C. Lewis, 72, of Brandon

RONALD C. LEWIS BRANDON — Ron Lewis, age 72, died March 7, 2023, at UVM Medical Center, with his wife and daughter lovingly supporting him as he peacefully moved on to another dimension. Ron was a native Californian, the only child of Earl and Lyn Lewis. … (read more)

James White, 85, of Middlebury

JAMES WHITE MIDDLEBURY — James White passed away on March 8, 2023, at the age of 85 years old. For the past eight months of his life, he was supported by the caring staff at Helen Porter Nursing home. As a “navy brat” Jim lived his younger years between A … (read more)

Michael Lyman Bessette, formerly of Panton

BURLINGTON — Michael Lyman Bessette of Burlington, Vt., passed away on March 10, 2023. Michael was born in Vergennes, Vt., on Sept. 10, 1948. He grew up on the family farm in Panton, Vt., where he also attended a one room schoolhouse before graduating fro … (read more)

Skate Brace celebration of life

SKATE BRACE BRISTOL — Please join us for a Celebration of Life for Skate Brace, who passed way this past Oct. 1. The celebration will be on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at 1 p.m. at the Bristol Legion.◊

Lauris Marie Kilbourn Chamberlain, 54, of Bristol

LAURIS MARIE KILBOURN CHAMBERLAIN BRISTOL — On Thursday, March 2, 2023, Lauris Marie Kilbourn Chamberlain, of Bristol, Vt., passed away peacefully, surrounded in light by her loving family and dear friends. She was 54 years old. Lauris was born in Burling … (read more)

William John Clark, 74, of Bristol

RUTLAND — William John Clark of Bristol, Vt., passed away on March 11, 2023, peacefully, with family by his side, at Rutland Regional Hospital. He was born on April 23, 1948, the son of John Clark and Esther (Martell) Clark. He was married to Betty (Freeg … (read more)