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Obituary: Oakley Patenaude, 89, of Chester

Obituary: Oakley Patenaude, 89, of Chester

Oakley F. “Oakie” Patenaude, 89, passed away at his Chester home on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. He was born in Castleton on July 27, 1931, the son of Frank O. and Dorothy (LaMore) Patenaude. Mr. Patenaude attended a one-room schoolhouse through 8th grade and graduated from Fair Haven High School in 1949. He joined his […]

Obituary: Joan Dayton, 72, of Londonderry

Obituary: Joan Dayton, 72, of Londonderry

Joan E. Dayton, 72, of Londonderry, passed away July 25, 2020 as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Joan was born in Rutland on June 30, 1948 the daughter of the late Clarence and Rose Barone Dayton. Joan attended schools in Rutland and graduated from Leland & Gray High School in Townshend. […]

Obituary: Kianna Peters, 18, of Rutland

Obituary: Kianna Peters, 18, of Rutland

Kianna Peters, 18, of Rutland, a 2020 graduate of Black River High School, died July 9, 2020 as a result of an automobile accident. She was born Jan. 29, 2002, in Rutland. Kianna loved to read, and was rarely seen without a book. She was considered quite the comedian everywhere she went and she always […]

Ellyn Gould, 62, of Chester

Ellyn Gould, 62, of Chester

Ellyn Gould, 62, of  Blue Hill Road in Chester, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 8 in the comfort of her family home. She was born to William and Agnes Smith of Bridgeport, Conn., On March 22, 1958. She had one older brother, Gary, and two younger ones, Thomas and Richard. The family built a […]

August Celebration of Life for Patricia Larson of Chester canceled

August Celebration of Life for Patricia Larson of Chester canceled

JULY 14: Due to the continuing Covid-19 crisis, the family is canceling this Celebration of Life. We hope to hold a Celebration of Life for Patricia Larson when we can come together safely. Patricia C. Larson of Chester peacefully passed away in April with her family at her side. She was 89. The family invites […]

Obituary: Paul Thomas, 65, of Chester

Obituary: Paul Thomas, 65, of Chester

Paul E. Thomas, 65, of Chester, passed away at his home on Monday, May 11 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was an artist, naturalist and stone artisan. Paul was born in Syracuse, N.Y., on Aug. 16, 1954, to mother Georgette Poehland Thomas and father Paul Thomas Sr. His mother was the late […]

Obituary: Deanna Alexander, 51, of Londonderry

Obituary: Deanna Alexander, 51, of Londonderry

Deanna May (Quelch) Alexander, 51, of Londonderry,  died Friday, May 1, 2020 at her home, surrounded by family and friends. Deanna was born on April 11, 1969 in Springfield to Gordon and Viola (Paul) Quelch, one of eight daughters. She attended schools in Springfield and graduated in 1987. In 1988, Deanna graduated from New England […]

Sam Lloyd Jr. dies at 56: Weston native, GM grad and actor/musician remembered for uplifting spirit

Sam Lloyd Jr. dies at 56: Weston native, GM grad and actor/musician remembered for uplifting spirit

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC Sam Lloyd Jr., an actor and musician who moved easily between comedy and drama, stage and screen and Hollywood and his hometown of Weston, Vermont, died on Thursday, April 30 at a respiratory care facility in Los Angeles with his wife Vanessa by his side and his sister Laurel Facetiming […]

Obituary: Jeffrey Snyder, 54, of Andover

Obituary: Jeffrey Snyder, 54, of Andover

Jeffrey Martin Snyder, 54, of Andover passed away on April 24, 2020 unexpectedly. He was born in Townshend on June 21, 1965 to Winona (Abbott) Johnson and Eugene Benoit of Rhode Island. He received his education at Flood Brook Elementary and Green Mountain High School. Jeff was a master carpenter most of his life.  He […]

Laurent de Rochefort, 56, of Woods Hole, Mass., graduated from GMUHS in 1982

Laurent de Rochefort, 56, of Woods Hole, Mass., graduated from GMUHS in 1982

Laurent Olivier Camille Devereaux de Rochefort of Woods Hole, Mass., free spirit, caring and kind brother, uncle and friend, died on March 27, 2020.  He was 56. Born on May 28, 1963 in Hong Kong to Jean de Rochefort and Danna de Rochefort (nee Breslin), Laurent graduated in 1982 from Green Mountain Union High School […]

Obituary: Robert William Kirkbride, 93, Ludlow

Obituary: Robert William Kirkbride, 93, Ludlow

Robert William Kirkbride, 93, of Ludlow left this earth on March 19, 2020 to join his wife and son. He was born on June 9, 1926 in Burlington, the son of Robert O. and Genevieve (Donahue) Kirkbride. He lost his father when he was just 3 years old, and he and his sisters, Mary and […]

Obituary: Seamus Armstrong, 26, of Londonderry

Obituary: Seamus Armstrong, 26, of Londonderry

Seamus Timothy Armstrong, age 26, of Londonderry, passed away suddenly in his sleep on Wednesday morning, March 18, 2020. He was born on Aug. 22, 1993, (a month and day that he shared with his grandfather and younger brother), in Springfield to Dean and Moira (O’Neil) Armstrong. He received his education in Springfield schools and […]

Obituary: Marina Dorothy Kelley, 19, of Chester

Obituary: Marina Dorothy Kelley, 19, of Chester

Marina Dorothy Kelley, 19, daughter of Frank and Julie Kelley and granddaughter of Richard and Brenda Dansingburg, all of Chester, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, March 14, 2020. She lived her life with a unique genetic, neurological disorder, facing her challenges with a similarly unique flair. Unable to walk, she played, skied, […]

Obituary: Muriel Amie Walter, 92, formerly of Chester

Obituary: Muriel Amie Walter, 92, formerly of Chester

Muriel Amie Walter, 92, died peacefully on Dec. 28, 2019 at Cedar Hill Health Care Center in Windsor. She was born Aug. 20, 1927, the daughter of Amie and Leonard Holmes of Worcester, Mass., and attended Cambridge Street Grammar School and South High School. She was influenced at an early age by a neighbor who […]

Obituary: Jonathan Mason Peters, 18, 2019 graduate of Black River High

Obituary: Jonathan Mason Peters, 18, 2019 graduate of Black River High

Jonathan Mason Peters, 18, a resident of North Pownal, died on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 as a result of injuries he sustained in an automobile accident in Petersburgh, N.Y. Jonathan was born on March 5, 2001 and is survived by his parents John Mason, Candie LeBarron, and Jesse and Angela Peters. He received his education […]

Obituary: Irene Gordon, 96, of Andover

Obituary: Irene Gordon, 96, of Andover

Irene H. Gordon, 96, of Andover, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. She was born March 1, 1923 in Andover to Edward and Ruth (Giles) Fontaine. On Feb. 19, 1942, she married Lewis Gordon Sr. Mrs. Gordon was predeceased by her husband Lewis, son Edward Gordon, granddaughter Cheryl Winslow and by three sisters: Isabelle, […]

Obituary: Robert Vann, 81, of Springfield

Obituary: Robert Vann, 81, of Springfield

Robert C. Vann, 81, died on the  evening of Thursday, Feb. 18, 2020 after a period of failing health. Bob, as he was known by friends and family, was born in Wilkes-Barre, Penn., on May 27, 1938 to  Joseph Osceola Vann 1899-1984 and Alice Juanita Boyd Vann 1907-1940. On July 6, 1989, Mr. Vann married […]

Lani Mae Golden Williams, 80, formerly of Chester

Lani Mae Golden Williams, 80, formerly of Chester

Lani Mae Golden Williams, 80, wife of Paul Allen Williams, entered eternal rest on Sunday, Feb, 9, 2020 at St. George Healthcare Center in St. George, S.C. Lani was born on April 2, 1939 in New Haven, Conn., a daughter of the late Cecil H. “Jack” and Treva Mae Holden Golden. She grew up in […]

Dianne L. (Glidden) Johnson, 60, of Ludlow

Dianne L. (Glidden) Johnson, 60, of Ludlow

Dianne L. (Glidden) Johnson, 60, of Ludlow passed away on Friday Feb. 7, 2020 following a long illness. She was at home, surrounded by her family. She was born April 23, 1959 in Springfield, the daughter of Ronald and Wilma (Grover) Glidden, and graduated from Green Mountain High School in Chester. Mrs. Johnson began her […]

Christopher Work, 46, of Chester

Christopher Work, 46, of Chester

Christopher M. Work, 46, passed away at his home in Chester on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 following a brief illness. He was born on March 5, 1973 in Stoughton, Mass., the son of Ronald B. Sr. and Lesley (Henkel) Work. In July of 1973, he moved to Vermont with his family, attending school in Chester […]