Ken ‘Sonny’ Young celebration of life

KEN “SONNY” YOUNG LEICESTER — Please come to share memories, stories and gratitude for the life of Ken ‘Sonny’ Young, who died Jan. 16, 2024. The celebration will be held on Saturday, May 18, from 1-5 p.m., at Foxcroft Farm, 898 Delorm Road in Leicester. There will be a pig roast, good food and great company.◊  

Shirley M. Douglas, 87, of Cornwall

SHIRLEY M. DOUGLAS CORNWALL — Shirley M. Douglas, 87, of Cornwall, passed away in Phoenix, Ariz., following a long battle with kidney disease. She was born June 14, 1936, in Salisbury, Vt., the daughter of Rollin and Birdella (Bigelow) English. Shirley at … (read more)

Careen June Farnsworth, 87, of Bristol

CAREEN JUNE FARNSWORTH BRISTOL — Careen June Farnsworth, 87, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024, at Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury. She was born Feb. 25, 1936, in Shoreham, Vt., the daughter of Fayette and Maxine (White) … (read more)

Gerard ‘Gerry’ J. Gagnon celebration of life

GERARD “GERRY” J. GAGNON SALISBURY — Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend the graveside service for Gerard “Gerry” Gagnon, who died Aug. 24, 2023, at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ridgeline Rd., in Middlebury, on Saturday, May 18, at 1 p.m. A cele … (read more)

Margaret A. Gardner, 91, of Bennington

MARGARET A. GARDNER BENNINGTON — Margaret A. Gardner, 91, passed away surrounded by her loving family on April 26, 2024. Born on July 3, 1932, in Pittsfield, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Ruth (Walton) Daniels. Margaret was predecease … (read more)

Edwin C. James celebration of life

EDWIN C. JAMES SHOREHAM — A celebration of life for Edwin C. James, who died Feb. 14, 2024, will be held Saturday, May 4, at 11 a.m., at the Shoreham Congregational Church, 28 School St. There will be refreshments following the service downstairs. ◊

Jeffrey Walter Kennedy, 64, of Vergennes

JEFFREY WALTER KENNEDY VERGENNES — Jeff Kennedy passed away at home surrounded by his family on April 26 after a battle with lung cancer. He was born on April 15, 1960, in Manchester, Conn., the third child of James and Jean (Howe) Kennedy. Growing up, Je … (read more)

Edward Kwiatkowski, 61, of Bristol

EDWARD KWIATKOWSKI BRISTOL — Edward Kwiatkowski, 61, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at his home in Bristol. He was born Jan. 21, 1963 in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Zbigniew and Stanislawa Futyma Kwiatkowski. Eddie had many hobbies, but was most pass … (read more)

Madelyn ‘Maggie’ LaFountain, 79, of Bridport

MADELYN ‘MAGGIE’ LAFOUNTAIN BRIDPORT – Madelyn “Maggie” (Fitzgerald) LaFountain, 79, passed away April 23, 2024, at her home. Madelyn was born on March 25, 1945, to Evelyn and Earl Fitzgerald of Rutland, VT. She married Wilfred (Willy) LaFountain on April … (read more)

Deanna Lyn Robair, 74, of Middlebury

DEANNA LYN ROBAIR MIDDLEBURY —Deanna Lyn Robair, also known as DeeDee, passed away on April 6, 2024, in Burlington at the age of 74. Deanna was predeceased by her mother, Lenore Shewell; father, Ernie Shewell; and Jeffrey Crossman. She loved crafts, from … (read more)

Thomas F. Sweeney, 87, of North Ferrisburgh

THOMAS F. SWEENEY NORTH FERRISBURGH — Thomas Francis Sweeney, 87, of North Ferrisburgh, Vt., passed away peacefully on April 23, 2024, at home in the company of his family. Tom was born in 1937 in Waterbury, Conn., and graduated from the University of Ver … (read more)

Jacob Verburg, 92, of Vergennes

JACOB VERBURG VERGENNES — Jacob Verburg quietly passed away into eternity into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 19, 2024, in his temporary home at Gazebo Senior Living in South Burlington. He was born on June 17, 1931, the second … (read more)

Cullen Elisha Bouvier, 41, Bristol native

CULLEN ELISHA BOUVIER BOSTON, Mass. — On Wednesday, April 10, 2024, heralded by the voices of his parents and siblings with many of the songs he loved most, and embraced in as much warmth and love as his parents, partner, siblings, and a few close friends … (read more)

Charles Edmund Callahan, celebration of life

CHARLES EDMUND CALLAHAN ORWELL — A celebration of life for Dr. Charles Callahan, who died Dec. 25, 2023, will take place on April 27, at 2 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Cornwall, 2598 Route 30. Light refreshments will follow. Memorial contrib … (read more)

Betsy Brown Heath Gleason, 87, of Middlebury

BETSY BROWN HEATH GLEASON MIDDLEBURY — Betsy Brown Heath Gleason, 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, April 19, 2024, in Middlebury, Vt. Betsy is the daughter of the late Winford Eddy Heath and the late Dorothy Helen Brown Heath … (read more)

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