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Obituary: Elizabeth Helberg, 86, of Mt. Holly

Obituary: Elizabeth Helberg, 86, of Mt. Holly

Elizabeth “Betty” Carol Helberg of Mt. Holly died peacefully on Sept. 8, 2019 at the Meadows Assisted Living in Rutland. Mrs. Helberg was born on Aug. 6, 1933, the daughter of Harry A. Colburn and Bernice Eliza (Burton) Colburn of Mt. Holly. Mrs Colburn died two month’s after Elizabeth’s birth. She was raised by her […]

Obituary: Stacy Ingalls, 55, of Springfield

Obituary: Stacy Ingalls, 55, of Springfield

Stacy L. Ingalls, 55, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday evening Aug. 29, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born Feb. 21, 1964 in Hartford, Conn., the daughter of Paul B. Sr. and Elinor K. (Jones) Ingalls. She graduated from Green Mountain High School in Chester. Ms. Ingalls was employed as an office clerk […]

Obituary: Amanda Page, 67, of Springfield

Obituary: Amanda Page, 67, of Springfield

Amanda L. Page 67, died on Thursday Aug. 15, 2019, at her home in Springfield surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on May 29, 1952 in Bellows Falls, the daughter of Wallace and Priscilla (Spooner) Batchelder.  She attended schools in both Connecticut and New Hampshire. On Sept. 4, 1971, she married Rodney L. […]

Obituary: Charlene Kolenda, nurse, from Proctorsville

Obituary: Charlene Kolenda, nurse, from Proctorsville

After a lengthy illness, Charlene F. Koson Kolenda, of Proctorsville, died on Aug. 21, 2019 at the Jack Byrne Center at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Palliative and Hospice Care Facility in Lebanon, N.H., where she had been receiving the three C’s — Care, Comfort and Compassion. Ms. Kolenda was born to Jennie (Janowski) Koson and […]

Travis Barton, 38, of Perkinsville

Travis Barton, 38, of Perkinsville

Travis J. Barton 38, died unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.  He was born July 4, 1981 in Claremont, N.H., the son of Edwin T. and Lauren (Congdon) Barton.  He attended Springfield schools, graduating from Springfield High School in 2000. He married Christina M. Libby on Feb. 8, 2001. She died just […]

Christina Barton, 38, of Perkinsville

Christina Barton, 38, of Perkinsville

Christina M. (Libby) Barton, 38, died after a brief illness on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.  She was born May 3, 1981 in Springfield and lived in Perkinsville She attended Springfield  schools, graduating from Springfield High School class of 2000. On Feb. 8, 2001 she married Travis […]

Celebration of Life for Charles Jerome set for Saturday, Aug. 24

Celebration of Life for Charles Jerome set for Saturday, Aug. 24

A celebration of Life service for Andover resident Charles H. Jerome 76, who died on July 2, 2019, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 at the American Legion Post #67, 637 Route 103 S. in Chester, where he was a member. He served in the U.S. Army during […]

Ralph Abbott, 75, of Andover, enjoyed hunting, time with family pet dogs

Ralph Abbott, 75, of Andover, enjoyed hunting, time with family pet dogs

Ralph W. Abbott passed away on Sunday Aug. 11, 2019 at his home in Andover surrounded by his loving family. He was 75. Mr. Abbott was born Oct. 10, 1943 in South Londonderry, the son of Henry Winston and Ella Melissa (Beers) Abbott.  He attended school in Chester. On March 11, 1995, he married Donna […]

Richard 'Obie' O'Brien, 78, enjoyed working at Recycling Center

Richard ‘Obie’ O’Brien, 78, enjoyed working at Recycling Center

Richard “Obie” O’Brien passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019.  He was 78. He was born on May 2, 1941 in Gardner, Mass.  He was married to Debra Parsons (O’Brien) on June 20, 1998, although they had been together since Nov. 23, 1975. Mr. O’Brien attended school a Saint Joseph’s in […]

James Howe, 74, served in uniform for 26 years, loved fishing, hunting

James Howe, 74, served in uniform for 26 years, loved fishing, hunting

James Wayne Howe Jr. 74, passed away on Sunday morning July 21, 2019 at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow.  He was born April 26, 1945 in Brattleboro, the son of James W. and Laura (Dutton) Howe. Mr. Howe graduated from Leland and Gray High School, attended the University of Vermont and was a […]

Robert W. Bertrand, 64, avid ham radio operator, talented musician

Robert W. Bertrand, 64, avid ham radio operator, talented musician

Robert W. Bertrand, 64, passed away on Tuesday July 2, 2019 at his daughter’s home in Chester following an illness. He was born Aug. 21, 1954 in Springfield, the son of Charles “Peanut” and Barbara (O’Dell) Bertrand. He attended Springfield schools and graduated from Springfield High School with the class of 1972. Mr.. Bertrand served […]

Hilaire Hennessy, 61, naturally artistic carver, loving friend, husband, father and Pop-pop

Hilaire Hennessy, 61, naturally artistic carver, loving friend, husband, father and Pop-pop

Hilaire Peter Hennessy died unexpectedly on July 5, 2019 in Chester at the age of 61. Mr. Hennessy was the grandson of Dorothy Day and Forster Batterham and the son of Tamar and David Hennessy. He was the eighth of nine children, preceded in death by Nicky and Susie, celebrated and mourned by Becky, Eric, […]

Charles Henry Jerome, 76, of Andover, enjoyed hunting, fishing

Charles Henry Jerome, 76, of Andover, enjoyed hunting, fishing

Charles Henry Jerome, 76, of Andover, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday July 2, 2019 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born April 19, 1943 in Ferrisburgh, the son of John J. and Ruth (Newville) Jerome. He attended school in the Ferrisburgh area. He served in the U.S. Army during the […]

Maria Reyes, 55, compassionate person, beloved sister

Maria Reyes, 55, compassionate person, beloved sister

Maria Alison Reyes, daughter of Rita and Albert Reyes, passed suddenly on June 28 at the age of 55, finally free from the ravages of schizophrenia that plagued her most of her adult life. Ms. Reyes graduated from Burr and Burton Academy in 1981 and attended UVM on an academic scholarship, possessing a brilliant mind. […]

Betsy Taft, 74, avid bowler, women's softball enthusiast

Betsy Taft, 74, avid bowler, women’s softball enthusiast

On Monday, June 17, 2019, Betsy Lou (Merrill) Taft passed away peacefully in the care of Elmwood Nursing Home in Claremont, N.H. She was 74. She was born on Feb. 9, 1945 in Hanover, N.H., the daughter of Joseph and Helen Merrill. Ms. Taft was continually involved in community sports and is remembered as one […]

Ernest Naylor Jr., 55, loved spending time with family

Ernest Naylor Jr., 55, loved spending time with family

Ernest “Ernie” R. Naylor Jr., 55, of Springfield died unexpectedly on Jan. 3, 2019 of a heart attack. He was born April 15, 1963 to the late Ernest R. Naylor Sr. and Edna (Kendall) Naylor Mr. Naylor attended school in Chester, and worked for Fournier Sawmill and HP Kiln in the area.  While living in […]

Lydia Balch, 93, patriot, devoted grandmother

Lydia Balch, 93, patriot, devoted grandmother

Lydia Balch 93, of Springfield, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2019 with her family by her side.  She was born March 9, 1926 in Douglas, Mass., the daughter of George H. and Gladys (Caswell) Johnson. She graduated from Sutton High School and Worcester Normal School in Massachusetts. She was married to Richard L. […]

Paul Nadeau, 59, of Cavendish, enjoyed life's simple things

Paul Nadeau, 59, of Cavendish, enjoyed life’s simple things

Paul E. Nadeau Jr., 59, of Cavendish, died on Thursday, May 30, 2019. He was born in Rutland on Jan. 17, 1960, the son of Paul Sr. and Beatrice (Downey) Nadeau of Ludlow. Mr. Nadeau was a polite man and enjoyed the simple things in life. He was well-liked and had many friends. He is […]

Graveside service for Paul Truax

Graveside service for Paul Truax

A graveside committal service with military honors for Paul W. Truax, 84, who passed away on April 23, 2019 will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Village Cemetery in Hinesburg. Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield is assisting with arrangements

Brenda Beebe, 65, loved granddaughters, time with family

Brenda Beebe, 65, loved granddaughters, time with family

Brenda L. (Couitt) Beebe, 65, passed away at her home on Thursday afternoon June 6, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 10, 1954 in Newport, N.H., to Phillip and Alfreda (Partlow) Couitt. She attended schools in Newport and graduated from Stevens High School in Claremont, N.H. On March 26, 1983 she […]