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. He grew up in Walnut Creek, where he graduated from Ygnacio Valley High School and later attended several California State Universities, graduating from CSU-East Bay with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting and a minor in Engl … (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)

Ronald C. Lewis, 72, of Brandon

BRANDON — Ronald C. Lewis, 72, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington. A complete obituary will follow in this paper. Arrangements are under the direction of Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home, Brandon.◊

Mildred ‘Millie’ Ilene (Delphia) Longey, 96, of Middlebury

MILDRED ‘MILLIE’ ILENE (DELPHIA) LONGEY SALISBURY — Mildred ‘Millie’ Ilene (Delphia) Longey, 96, of Middlebury, died on Sunday evening, March 12, 2023, at Shard Villa after a short illness. Millie was born on Seminary Street in Middlebury, Vt., on April 2 … (read more)

Clara May (Campbell) Martin, 92, of Bristol

CLARA MAY (CAMPBELL) MARTIN BRISTOL — On Friday, March 10, 2023, Clara May (Campbell) Martin passed away surrounded by family. She was 92. A lifelong Vermonter, expert seamstress, talented cake decorator, and most recently a puzzle fanatic, she was born N … (read more)

Bruce R. Baldwin, 67, of East Middlebury

BRUCE R. BALDWIN EAST MIDDLEBURY — Bruce R. Baldwin, 67, of East Middlebury, Vt., passed away after a long illness on March 2, 2023. Bruce was born in Charlotte, Vt., to Roderick R. and Shirley T. Baldwin on Feb. 15, 1956. Bruce was a loving husband and f … (read more)

Melissa Joyce Bergeron, 37, formerly of Middlebury

MELISSA JOYCE BERGERON COLCHESTER — With broken hearts we put to paper only a mere fraction of a wonderful life lived. Melissa Joyce Bergeron (Smith) senselessly died on March 1, 2023, at her home in Colchester, Vt., a victim of domestic violence by her h … (read more)

Clarence R. Hallock, 85, of Lincoln

CLARENCE R. HALLOCK LINCOLN — Clarence R. Hallock, 85, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at Berlin Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Berlin. He was born March 27, 1937, in Starksboro, the son of Phillip and Ursula Stokes Hallock. His hobbies wer … (read more)

Leo F. Hotte, 74, of Cornwall

CORNWALL — Leo Francis Hotte died unexpectedly, surrounded by his wife and son and other family members at the UVM Hospital on Feb. 14, 2023. LEO F. HOTTE Leo grew up in Bridport, one of nine children who worked and played hard on the family dairy farm. B … (read more)

Ervin L. Huestis, 74, formerly of Bridport

LYNDONVILLE — Ervin L. Huestis, 74, formerly of Bridport, Vt., died on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at The Pines in Lyndonville. He was born on March 25, 1948, in Middlebury, Vt., to Merton and Alma (Weller) Huestis. After graduating from Middlebury High Scho … (read more)

Lois Lackey, 97, of East Middlebury

LOIS LACKEY EAST MIDDLEBURY — Lois Lackey of East Middlebury passed away peacefully on Feb. 27, 2023, well-cared for and comforted by the staff of Bayada Hospice and Winter Green North Care Home. She was 97. Whip-smart and gifted with an active and curiou … (read more)