Ilene ‘Pat’ Pope, 94, longtime Addison County resident

Ilene “Pat” Pope RUTLAND — Those who knew Pat Pope would not be surprised to know that she was a feisty, determined child. The daughter of a butler from Ireland and a housemaid from the Gaspé Peninsula in Canada, she grew up in Millburn, N.J., tap dancing, helping her mother and father with chores around the house, and chasing annoying neighborhood boys up trees. She was very clear that her two least favorite chores were taking out the trash and plucking the chickens. She tried to avoid taking out the trash … (read more)

Lillian Victoria (Olson) Thomsen of Brandon

BRANDON — Lillian Victoria (Olson) Thomsen, of Brandon, Vermont, entered the Church Triumphant on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023. She was a kindergarten teacher at Neshobe Elementary School for many years Earl Albert Thomsen, her husband of 50 years, preceded her … (read more)

Barbara Agnes Wade, 86, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Barbara Agnes Wade, age 86, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, with her loving family by her side. Barbara was born in Worcester, Mass., on April 16, 1936 … (read more)

George Edmund Cousino service

BRISTOL — A Mass of Christian burial for George Edmund Cousino will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28,  at St. Ambrose Church in Bristol. Visiting hours will held on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol.  T … (read more)

Patrick Paul Blaise, 76, Middlebury native

BERLIN — Patrick Paul Blaise, 76, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, at Woodridge Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Berlin. He was born Nov. 6, 1946, in Middlebury, the son of Paul and Madeline (Rheaume) Blaise. His hobbies were guns and his ani … (read more)

Karin Hed Hubbard, 92, of Hancock

HANCOCK — Karin Hed Hubbard, 92, of Hancock, beloved mother of Tina, Lars and Gunnar, passed away in the early morning on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at Vergennes Residential Care in Vergennes, Vt. Karin was born in Sollentuna, Sweden, in late 1930 to August a … (read more)

Richard James Keesler, 86, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Richard James Keesler, 86, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury surrounded by his loving family. He was born Dec. 21, 1936, in Slate Hill, N.Y., to Marguerite Keesler. A United States Marine, he served hi … (read more)

Carol Morrissey, 68, of Bristol

BRISTOL — Carol Marie Morrissey, 68, of Bristol, passed away on Dec. 13, 2022, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington after a long illness with recent complications. She died surrounded with much love and support from family. We will mi … (read more)

Francis ‘Frank’ Paolini, 92, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Francis “Frank” Rudolph Paolini, retired physicist, son of Paul J. and Rose C. (DeMeo) Paolini, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, age 92. He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Pauline “Polly;” four children, Guy and his wife Debbie of C … (read more)

Bernard Pistilli, 91, of Warren

MIDDLEBURY — Bernard Pistilli died in Middlebury, Vt., on Jan. 11, 2023, of complications resulting from a brain injury sustained in a skiing accident. He was 91 years old. He was born in 1931 in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a first-generation American mother, Anna … (read more)

Ilene “Pat” Pope, 94, longtime Addison County resident

MIDDLEBURY — Ilene “Pat” Pope died on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, at Mountain View Center in Rutland at the age of 94, after a period of declining health. Her family was at her side throughout her time in hospice. Pat resided in Addison County since 1981, m … (read more)

Donald F. Swenor, 88, of Middlebury

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Donald F. Swenor, 88, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, at The Wesley, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Don was born on April 27, 1934, in Middlebury, Vt., the son of the late Donald E. Swenor and Florence Mae (DeGraw). H … (read more)

Tina Marie Belle Wiles, 55, of Brandon

BRANDON — Tina Marie Belle Wiles, age 55, passed away Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, at McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester. Tina was born in Burlington on Aug. 30, 1967. She was the daughter of Bernard and Phyllis (Keough) Roy. She grew up in Hinesburg, w … (read more)

Janice A. Whittemore, 89, of Cornwall

CORNWALL — Janice A. (Stone) Whittemore, age 89, passed on to her heavenly home on Jan. 10, 2023, at Porter Hospital in Middlebury, Vt. She was born in Rutland, Vt., on March 17, 1933, daughter of Perley C. and Irene L. (Gocha) Stone. She attended school … (read more)

Wayne D. Cyr, 79, of Bristol

BRISTOL — Wayne Donald Cyr, 79, of Bristol passed away early Monday afternoon, Jan. 9, 2023, at the Estuary Room, UVM Porter Medical Center. He was surrounded by loved ones. Wayne was born June 29, 1943, in Middlebury, Vt. He grew up in New Haven, Vt., an … (read more)