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Danny R. Wilson, 74, of Chester

Danny R. Wilson, 74, of Chester

On June 10, 2021, Danny R. Wilson passed away at the age of 74 years old. Dan was the son of Clifton “Tink” and Stella (Sargent) Wilson. Dan was a veteran of the U.S. Marines and U.S.  Air Force, bravely serving in every military conflict starting with Vietnam in 1967, earning a Purple Heart for […]

Patricia Fromberger, 81, of Andover

Patricia Fromberger, 81, of Andover

Patricia Susan (Kochiss) Fromberger passed away on the morning of Sunday, May 23, 2021, at her home in Andover. Pat was born in Bridgeport, Conn. on Feb. 4, 1940, the youngest of three sisters. She grew up in Easton, a small rural community a few miles from Bridgeport. Although her father was killed in an […]

James Tomasso, 61, of Vermont and Connecticut

James Tomasso, 61, of Vermont and Connecticut

James George Tomasso, 61, passed away peacefully on May 21 surrounded by his family after a brief but very courageous battle with cancer. Jim was born in New Britain, Conn., the son of Joy L. Tomasso and the late Angelo Tomasso Jr. Jim graduated from Avon Old Farms School and attended Paul Smith’s College and […]

Dorothy 'Dottie' Bergquist, 91, of Andover

Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Bergquist, 91, of Andover

Dorothy “Dottie” Bergquist of Andover passed away at home on March 26, 2021. Dottie was born to Erwin and Edith Libbey on Jan. 22, 1930, in Springfield, Mass. Her family moved to Vermont when she was a child, and she lived in Vermont and New Hampshire since. In 1949, Dottie married Everett Thurston of Roxbury. […]

Brooke Goodwin, 23, of Chester

Brooke Goodwin, 23, of Chester

Brooke T. Goodwin, 23, passed unexpectedly on March 14, 2021 at her home in Chester. She was born March 12, 1998 in Springfield, the daughter of Deborah J. Walker and Leo R. Goodwin. She attended Green Mountain Union High School and graduated from Springfield High School with the Class of 2016. Brooke was employed by […]

Kenneth 'Skip' Forbes Sr., 86, of Andover

Kenneth ‘Skip’ Forbes Sr., 86, of Andover

Kenneth H. “Skip” Forbes Sr., 86, of Andover, passed away at the Jack Byrnes Center in Lebanon, N.H., on March 2, 2021. He was born Aug. 17, 1934 at home in Andover, the son of Charles and Alice Forbes of Andover. He took great pride in the work he did as the Town of Andover […]

'Red' Johnson, formerly of Andover, dies at 83

‘Red’ Johnson, formerly of Andover, dies at 83

From Adelaide Johnson: Harold R. “Red” Johnson, the love of my life, passed away at home with his family by his side, on Feb. 28, 2021, after a three-year bout with throat cancer. He had turned 83 on Feb. 6. Red was born in Windsor, Conn., the youngest son of Hazel and William Johnson.  He […]

Emily D. Lapp, 81, formerly of Chester

Emily D. Lapp, 81, formerly of Chester

RUTLAND Emily D. Lapp, 81, died Feb. 26, 2021, at The Meadows in Rutland. She was born in 1939 in Souderton, Penn., and lived for many years in Chester, Vt., before moving to Rutland. She was a voracious reader, who took many long walks, had a green thumb and loved her flower gardens, enjoyed cross-stitch […]

Margaret Elizabeth Cheshire, 78, of Winhall

Margaret Elizabeth Cheshire, 78, of Winhall

WINHALL Margaret Elizabeth Cheshire, aged 78, passed away at home in Vermont on Feb. 17, 2021 after a long and courageous battle with colon cancer. She was born June 10, 1943 in Huntington, N.Y., to Charles and Charlotte Quinn. Peggie was the third of five children: Joe (Liz), Helen (predeceased 2008), Jamie (Louise) and Paul […]

Karen Morris, 69, of Chester, dies

Karen Morris, 69, of Chester, dies

Long time Chester resident Karen Morris, 69, died on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital following a long illness. For the past year, she had been cared for at her home by her sister Kathy Kitowski, of New Hampshire. She was predeceased by her husband, Brian Morris, who died on Dec. 14, 2019. […]

Burton Frizzell, 91, of Chester and Lemington, Vt.

Burton Frizzell, 91, of Chester and Lemington, Vt.

 NEW PORT RICHEY, FLA.  – Burton “Buster” L. Frizzell, 91, of Chester and Lemington, Vt., passed away at the Bayonet Point Medical Center in New Port Richey, Fla. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. He was born on April 5, 1929, in Canaan, Vt., and was known by many as the man with a twinkle in […]

John Lancaster, 67, of South Londonderry

John Lancaster, 67, of South Londonderry

John C. Lancaster, 67, of South Londonderry, died suddenly at his home on Jan. 27, 2021. He was born March 4, 1953 in Glen Ridge, N.J., the son of Joan C. and Edward S. (Ned) Lancaster  Jr. He was the oldest of four siblings. His early school years were spent in Northborough, Mass., where he […]

Daniel A. Putnam 67, of Chester

Daniel A. Putnam 67, of Chester

CHESTER Daniel A. Putnam 67, died unexpectedly on the evening of Saturday Jan. 16, 2021 at the Springfield Hospital.  He was born Aug. 13, 1953 in Springfield, the son of Arthur R. and Roberta (Paige) Putnam.  He attended Chester schools, graduating from Green Mountain Union High School class of 1971. He was employed with Jones […]

Emily N. Chambers, 24, of Chester

Emily N. Chambers, 24, of Chester

Emily N. Chambers, 24, of Chester, passed away unexpectedly on the morning of Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 as the result of an accidental drug overdose.  She was born on Aug. 5, 1996 in Springfield, the daughter of Nathan D. Chambers and Jessica Holmes. Emily attended Black River High School. Most recently, she was employed by […]

'Ruthie' Rowley, 90, of Londonderry

‘Ruthie’ Rowley, 90, of Londonderry

Ruth “Ruthie” Lucille Holton Rowley, of Londonderry and originally from Weston, died surrounded by her family in Springfield on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. She was 90. Ruthie was born at home on Holden Hill on Feb. 25, 1930, where she resided until she moved to Chester to attend high school. She married her husband, Rollin […]

Jon Peters, 79, former teacher, coach at GMUHS

Jon Peters, 79, former teacher, coach at GMUHS

Jon M. Peters, of Charlotte, N.C.,  and recently of Corning, N.Y., and Chester, Vt.,  died on Nov. 3, 2020 at Union County Hospice, Monroe, N.C., after an extended illness. Jon was born July 19, 1941 in Springfield, the son of Walter and Delina Peters. He graduated from Springfield High School in 1959 and Lyndon State […]

Douglas Metcalf, 69, of Perkinsville

Douglas Metcalf, 69, of Perkinsville

Douglas Lynn Metcalf, 69, passed away at his Perkinsville home on Sunday morning Oct. 25, 2020. He was born May 18, 1951 in Springfield, the son of Robert F. and Catherine (Cook) Metcalf. He graduated from Chester High School with the Class of 1969. Douglas worked for himself in the masonry industry — Arrowhead Stoneworks […]

Garry West, 77, of Jamaica

Garry West, 77, of Jamaica

Garry Benson West, 77, of VT Route 30 in Jamaica, died unexpectedly Friday morning, October 16, 2020 in the comfort of his home. Garry was born in Londonderry on July 26, 1943, the son of Malcolm and Mona (Benson) West. He attended public schools in Londonderry and graduated from Chester High School with the Class […]

Angela Neyman, 51, formerly of the Chester area

Angela Neyman, 51, formerly of the Chester area

Angela “Angie” Beth Neyman of Rutland peacefully joined her parents Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Angie was born at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital on July 25, 1969, the daughter of Bernice Orchitt and Stewart Haselton. Angie lived in the Chester area and graduated Green Mountain Union High School in 1988. After high school, she spent the next […]

David Draper Cook, 54, of Benson, N.C.

David Draper Cook, 54, of Benson, N.C.

David Draper Cook, 54, of Benson, N.C., passed away at UNC Johnston Health Care in Smithfield, N.C., on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. He was born in Plymouth County, Mass., on Oct. 22, 1965 to the late Richard Miles Cook Sr. and Lerena Leah Vezina Cook. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Ronald […]