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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 […]

Candace Cook, 66, of Chester

Candace Cook, 66, of Chester

Candace P. Cook, 66, of Chester, passed away on Tuesday evening Oct. 13, 2020 at Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, N.H. She was born on  June 6, 1954 in Springfield, the daughter of Walden F. and Louise (Grover) Page, and attended Springfield schools, graduating from Springfield High School with the Class of  1972. On July […]

Claudia Comstock, 73, formerly of Andover

Claudia Comstock, 73, formerly of Andover

Claudia Lucy Comstock went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020 after suffering a brief illness complicated by her Alzheimer’s Disease. She passed peacefully with her devoted husband Bruce Eld at her side in Lodi, Calif. Claudia was born on Jan. 16, 1947 in Hartford, Conn., the youngest daughter of Charles […]

Sylvia H. Forbes, 82, born in Springfield

Sylvia H. Forbes, 82, born in Springfield

Sylvia H. Forbes, age 82, of Arden, N.C., passed away on Thursday, Aug.27, 2020 at her daughter’s residence in Mount Vernon, Ohio.  She was born on Aug. 7, 1938 in Springfield, Vt., the daughter of Ralph and Madelene (Howard) Coolidge. Sylvia was a simple lady.  She enjoyed the outdoors, painting, playing games on her tablet and was […]

Norman B. Spaulding Jr., 82, of Proctorsville

Norman B. Spaulding Jr., 82, of Proctorsville

Norman B. Spaulding Jr., 82, of Proctorsville, completed his journey here on Earth and passed away at his home on Aug. 16, 2020 after a battle with Lewy body dementia. He was born Feb. 23, 1938 in Proctorsville, the son of Norman B. and Vivian I. (Murray) Spaulding. He graduated from Black River High School […]

Obituary: Kevin Baker, 64, of Andover

Obituary: Kevin Baker, 64, of Andover

Kevin Michael Baker of Andover passed away unexpectedly doing what he loved, on Aug. 15, 2020. Kevin was born in Springfield on Feb. 19, 1956 to Sally (Osborne) Gilmore and John Richard Baker.  Kevin lived on the family farm in Andover where he grew up taking care of the farm animals and being a country […]

Tasha Page, 45, with family in Chester, Springfield

Tasha Page, 45, with family in Chester, Springfield

Tasha Reneé Page, loving daughter of Melvia Page-Lasowski and David Page and sister of Michelle Suarez, passed away on Aug. 14, 2020 at the age of 45 from complications caused by her lifelong struggle with kidney disease. She died peacefully surrounded by her family in the comfort of the Dove House Hospice in Westminster, Md. […]

Alice Baker, 77, graduated from Chester High

Alice Baker, 77, graduated from Chester High

A few days shy of her 77th birthday, on Tuesday Aug. 11, our beloved wife and mother, Alice B. (Melendy) Baker, of Hill, N.H., passed away. Alice was born in Mt. Holly, N.J., to David E. and Alice (Merchant) Melendy. She graduated from Chester High School in Chester, Vt.. In 1962, she married Richard N. […]

Mimi Neff, 78, of Weston

Mimi Neff, 78, of Weston

Mimi Neff, of Weston, died on July 22, 2020. She was 78. Like so many transplanted Vermonters, she was multifaceted and committed to Vermont. Mrs. Neff, a Long Island and Park Avenue socialite, moved to Vermont in the ’80s and immediately became interested in her next-door neighbor, who was a dairy farmer. From him she […]

Howard 'Bud' Ingalls, 84, of Springfield

Howard ‘Bud’ Ingalls, 84, of Springfield

Howard F. “Bud” Ingalls, 84,  a resident of North Springfield, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at the Springfield Health & Rehab in Springfield. He was born March 23, 1936, in Hartford, Conn., the son of Floyd and Marjorie (Sturtevant) Ingalls. He was a graduate of Chester High School. Mr. Ingalls was employed at […]

William Rawson, 77, of Londonderry

William Rawson, 77, of Londonderry

William Rawson, 77, of Londonderry, sadly and unexpectedly passed away on June 17, 2020 in Congress, Arizona, where he and his wife Barb have lived for the last few years. Bill was born July 19, 1942 to Faye and Marion Rawson of South Londonderry. He worked for many years in Londonderry and surrounding areas for […]

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 […]