Dyke W. Ackland, 69, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Dyke W. Ackland, 69, died July 13, 2022. He was born in Plainfield, N.J., Oct. 17, 1952, the son of Patricia and Robert Ackland. Dyke lived in Middlebury for more than 40 years. He married Nanci Ackland in 2001. He loved to travel the world and go to concerts and festivals. His love and knowledge for music was very passionate. He enjoyed doing these things with the love of his life, Nanci Ackland. He lived a very fulfilled life. He is survived by Nanci; her daughters, Kaitlyn and Laryssa; his b … (read more)

Michael A. Fernandez, 77, of Bristol

BRISTOL — Michael A. Fernandez, born in Syosset, N.Y., in 1945, passed away on July 23, 2022, after waging a short and intense battle against cancer. He is survived by his sons Michael Fernandez (Gamynne), Nathan Fernandez (Barbara), and grandchildren Sam … (read more)

Larry N. Fleming, 61, of Addison

ADDISON — Larry Fleming, passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, at home with his family by his side, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born April 30, 1961, in Middlebury, Vt., the son of Ned and Geraldine (Holmes) Fleming. Larry grew up … (read more)

Marlene Theresa Hoag, 83, of Bristol

BRISTOL — Marlene Theresa Hoag passed away surrounded by love and family on Aug. 7 after a long battle with Louie Body Dementia. Marlene was born Oct. 11, 1938, in Hinesburg, the daughter of Fred and Marion (Curavoo) Alger. She married Walter J. Hoag in S … (read more)

Bonnie Browne Murray, 71, of Bridport

BRIDPORT — Bonnie Browne Murray, age 71, passed away at her home in Bridport on Aug. 6, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Bonnie was born Oct. 17, 1950, in Middlebury to parents Winston and Gaynor (Bellski) Browne. She was a graduate of Middlebury Un … (read more)

George H. Sherman, 95, of Bristol

BRISTOL — George H. Sherman, 95, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury, surrounded by his family. He was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., on Good Friday, April 15, 1927, the son of Hollis W. and Helen Weisenbach She … (read more)

Donna Marie Stearns, 66, of New Haven

NEW HAVEN — Donna Marie Stearns, age 66, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, at her home in New Haven, Vt., surrounded by close family and friends who loved her dearly. Donna was born in Burlington, Vt., on Dec. 8, 1955. She was the daughter of Andrew … (read more)

Frederick Richard Belanger, 79, of Monkton

MONKTON — Frederick Richard Belanger, 79, of Monkton, Vt., and Lady Lake, Fla., passed away on July 31, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. A storyteller at heart, he was born Feb. 20, 1943, in Barre, Vt., to Clyde P. and Cleora Belanger, and he lived … (read more)

Sherry A. Brooks, 69, formerly of Middlebury

RUTLAND — Sherry A. Brooks, 69, of Rutland, died on July 15, 2022, after a long illness. She was born to the late Wolcott (Brooksie) and Anita (Quesnel) Brooks on Nov. 2, 1952, in Middlebury, Vt. Sherry graduated Middlebury Union High School in 1970. Know … (read more)

Michael John Marceau, 70, formerly of Salisbury

WASHINGTON STATE — Michael John Marceau, age 70, passed away after a long illness on July 21, 2022. Michael was born in Springfield, Mass., on April 27, 1952. He was the son of Bernard and Irene Marceau. In the early ‘70s, he moved to Vermont, where he wa … (read more)

Donna Munson McAlister memorial service

EAST MIDDLEBURY — The graveside memorial service and burial for Donna Munson McAlister, 53, who passed away on Dec. 7, 2021 in Easley, S.C., will be held on Saturday Aug. 6, at 10 a.m., at Prospect Cemetery in East Middlebury.

Thomas John Obst, 77, of Shoreham

SHOREHAM – Thomas John Obst, 77, passed away peacefully at his home in Shoreham on July 27, 2022. He worked at Agway Energy Services for many years. After retiring, he went to work for Agway Feed Store. Thomas was born to Herman and Mary (Domorath) Obst i … (read more)

Joan Rita Palin, 84, of Whiting

WHITING — Joan Rita Palin, age 84, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury. Joan was born in Middlebury on April 19, 1938. She was the daughter of Robert and Catherine (Tatro) Mitchell. She grew up in Middlebury, where … (read more)

Charlotte Phillips celebration of life

CORNWALL — A celebration of the life of Charlotte Phillips will be held at the Cornwall Congregational Church, 2598 Route 30, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14. The Rev. Mary Woodman will officiate. Charlotte, a native of Cornwall, died on Dec. 6, 2021, in San … (read more)

Cheryl ‘Cher’ Rinder celebration of life.

MIDDLEBURY GAP — Please join us atop the majestic Middlebury Gap to celebrate the life of our much-loved wife, mother, sister, friend, and sober fellow, Cheryl “Cher” Rinder, who died June 6, 2022. There will be a memorial service on Saturday, Aug. 13, at … (read more)