Mary Lew Collins, 87, of Middlebury

MARY LEW COLLINS MIDDLEBURY — Mary Lew Collins passed away peacefully on Sept. 13, 2023, at her home in Middlebury. Mary Lew was born Feb. 13, 1936, in Burlington, Vt., to Anthony and Bertha Cassano (Shank) who predeceased her along with her brother, Edwin Cassano of Lunenberg, Mass. She married her high school sweetheart and love of her life, Robert “Bob” Collins on June 9, 1956, in Burlington, Vt. Mary Lew and Bob shared 53 wonderful years of marriage before Bob passed away in February of 2009. Mary Lew g … (read more)

Wayne Franklin Foster, 72, formerly of Middlebury

EAGAN, Minn. — Wayne Franklin Foster, age 72, of Eagan, Minn., sadly passed away on Sept. 11, 2023. Wayne was born on July 7, 1951, in Middlebury, Vt., to George and Jean Foster. He spent his younger years working on the Foster Brothers Farm with other fa … (read more)

Walker Earl James, 90, of Orwell

WALKER EARL JAMES ORWELL — Walker Earl James, age 90, passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at his home in Orwell, Vt. Walker was born in Middlebury on Jan. 10, 1933. He was the son of Stanley and Dorothy (Walker) James Sr. He grew up in Weybri … (read more)

John P. McWilliams Jr. memorial service

JOHN P. MCWILLIAMS JR. MIDDLEBURY — The family of John P. McWilliams Jr. of Middlebury, Vt., who died July 23, 2023, invites you to attend his Memorial service on Thursday, Oct. 5. The service will be held at 11 a.m. at St. Stephens church in Middlebury a … (read more)

Larry Naylor celebration of life

LARRY NAYLOR SALISBURY — The family of Larry Naylor, who died on Sept. 3, 2023, would be honored if you would join them to share some memories and celebrate the life of a wonderful man, on Sunday, Sept. 24, at the Brandon American Legion, 550 Franklin St. … (read more)

Mark R. Pratt, 85, Middlebury native

MARK R. PRATT NAPLES, Fla. — Mark R. Pratt, 85, died on Sept. 12, 2023, in Naples, Fla Born March 31, 1938, in Burlington, Vt., he grew up on a dairy farm, graduated from Middlebury High School and was the first Vermonter to receive a National Merit Schol … (read more)

Nancy Lorraine (Mahan) Stowe, 93, of Vergennes

NANCY LORRAINE (MAHAN) STOWE VERGENNES — Nancy Lorraine (Mahan) Stowe, 93, passed away at the home of her daughter in Vergennes, Vt., on Sept. 11, 2023. She was born Nov. 9, 1929, in Lancaster, Mass., to Thomas William Mahan and Mary Anna Josephine (Coutu … (read more)

Jeffrey Scott Warden, 61, of Ferrisburgh

JEFFREY SCOTT WARDEN FERRISBURGH — Jeffrey Scott Warden of Ferrisburgh passed peacefully surrounded by love at his home on Friday, Sept. 15, 2023. Jeffrey left his wife Liz (Turpin); sons Jeffrey Jr., Justin, and their son Cooper and daughter McKenzie. Je … (read more)

Karen Kohler, age 68, of Shelburne

KAREN KOHLER SHELBURNE — Karen Kohler, age 68, of Shelburne, Vt., died peacefully at UVM Medical Center on Sept. 15, 2023, after a year-long battle with cancer. Without a doubt, she had a kind and gentle soul. She is in God’s caring hands now and one of H … (read more)

Michael Corey of Bristol

BRISTOL — Michael Corey died unexpectedly on Aug. 29, 2023, as a result of a fall. He leaves his beloved wife Diane, his treasured sons Devin and Keil, his beautiful daughter-in-law Najoua, and soon to be born grandson, as well as brothers and sisters, ni … (read more)

Ellen Gerson Delano, 94, of Orwell

ELLEN GERSON DELANO ORWELL — It is with deep sorrow that the family of Ellen Gerson Whitaker Delano announces the passing of a very special mother, wife, aunt and cousin on Sept.1, 2023, at home in Orwell, Vt. Ellen was born Dec. 15, 1928, in Syracuse, N. … (read more)

Larry Joseph Lamoureux, 58, formerly of Whiting

LARRY JOSEPH LAMOUREUX TAMPA, Fla. — Larry Joseph Lamoureux, 58, of Tampa, Fla., passed away of cancer on Sept. 4, 2023. He was born in Middlebury, Vt., on March 3, 1965, and grew up in Whiting, Vt. Larry graduated from Otter Valley Union High School and … (read more)

Lyle Joseph Martell, 70, of Bristol

BRISTOL — Lyle Joseph Martell passed away on Aug. 30, 2023, after a short battle with liver cancer, with his loving wife Laura by his side. He and Laura were married for two short years and loved each other unconditionally. He was born on June 3, 1953, th … (read more)

Matthew Murphy celebration of life

MATTHEW MURPHY VERGENNES —The family of Matthew Murphy of Ellsworth, Maine, and formerly from the Middlebury area, who died June 28, 2023, will be gathering to celebrate his life. They would be honored if you would join them on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023, a … (read more)

Gail Janet Rothman, 85, of Middlebury

GAIL JANET ROTHMAN MIDDLEBURY — Gail Janet Rothman (nee Gutekunst), age 85, passed away on Sept. 6, 2023, at her home in Middlebury, Vt., as a result of a long, valiant battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born on Jan. 9, 1938, in Colden, N.Y., to her … (read more)