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Richard Boudreau

Aug 11, 2022

FRANKLIN - Richard E. Boudreau, age 81, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2022 with his family by his side at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.

 

He was born in St. Albans on March 27, 1941 to the late Fred & Carolyn (Towle) Boudreau.

 

Richard grew up on the family farm in Franklin where he...

Rolland E. Poquette

Aug 11, 2022

ALBURGH – Rolland E. Poquette, age 96, passed away on Wednesday, August 11, 2022, at the Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans.

Rolland was born on June 13, 1926, to the late Hurbert and Frances (Mott) Poquette.

He served in the United States Army and was a Veteran of World War II.

Rolland was a lifelong resident of Alburgh. He was...

Shirley "Peanut" A. Lapan

Aug 11, 2022

SWANTON – Shirley “Peanut” A. Lapan, age 77, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 11, 2022 surrounded by her loving family at her home in Swanton.

She was born in Springfield, MA on June 8, 1945 to the late John & Gladys (Stearns) Murphy.

Peanut was a longtime Swanton resident. She was an Assistant Cook at the Senior Center for...

Kyle Joseph Benway

Aug 10, 2022

SWANTON – Kyle Joseph Benway, age 17, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at the University of Vermont Medical Center.

Kyle was born on October 2, 2004, the son of Eva Craig and Jeffery Benway. He attended Missisquoi Valley Union High School and BFA Technical Center, specializing in mechanics. He worked for First Response Labor LLC.  

 

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Fredda M. Ploof

Aug 10, 2022

EAST BERKSHIRE– Fredda M. Ploof, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at the UVM Medical Center in Burlington.

She was born in Richford on January 20, 1944, to the late Clifford and Theresa (Mayhew) Snider.

Fredda grew up in Richford and graduated from Richford High School. On July 11, 1964, Fredda married the love of her life,...

Ralph Edward Garrow

Aug 7, 2022

RICHFORD – Ralph Edward Garrow, age 68, passed away peacefully on Sunday August 7, 2022.

Ralph was born on March 1, 1954, the son of the late Luna (Wright) and Gordon Garrow.

Ralph enjoyed spending his time hunting, fishing, building puzzles, watching his favorite football team, the San Francisco 49ers, and watching NASCAR. He was a professional drywaller for over...

Pauline M. Lawyer

Aug 5, 2022

BAKERSFIELD– Pauline M. Lawyer, age 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 5, 2022 at the Brownway Residence in Enosburg surrounded by her family.

She was born in Sheldon on March 25, 1931, to the late Aimee and Beatrice (Prive) Dufresne.

Pauline grew up in Bakersfield on a small farm and graduated from the Brigham Academy. She married the love...

David E. Garrow

Aug 3, 2022

ENOSBURG FALLS– David E. Garrow, age 68, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.

He was born in St. Albans on February 8, 1954, to the late Edward and Joyce (Pudvah) Garrow.

David graduated from Enosburg Falls High School in 1972 and then received an associate degree from the New England...

Helen J. Hayes

Jul 29, 2022

ENOSBURG FALLS– Helen J. Hayes, age 90, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022 at Mayo Residential Care in Northfield, Vt.

She was born in West Enosburg on December 1, 1931, to the late Fred and Clyda (Derry) Corron.

Helen graduated from Enosburg Falls High School in the Class of 1949. She attended the University of Vermont for three years...

Larry "L P" Paxman

Jul 29, 2022

SWANTON – Larry “L P” Peter Paxman, age 83, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 29, 2022, surrounded by his family.

Larry was born on October 9, 1938, the son of the late K. Peter and Rolande (Menard) Paxman. Larry graduated from St. Anne’s Academy in 1957. He enlisted in the US Navy and proudly served his country from 1957-1961...

Holly Parker

Jul 27, 2022

ST. ALBANS – Holly Amber Parker went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 27th, 2022.

She was born in Stoughton, Massachusetts on April 18, 1993. When she was two her parents moved to Vermont where she has made her home ever since. She was mother to four incredible daughters, Ebonie, Alahna, August, and baby Gabriella.

The...

Howard "Howie" Schwenker

Jul 26, 2022

ISLE LA MOTTE, VT - Howard Schwenker 92, formerly of Oakland, NJ, passed away peacefully at his home in Isle La Motte with his wife by his side on July 26, 2022.

Howard (Howie) was born in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ on March 24, 1930.  He was predeceased by his parents, Howard and Ruth Schwenker, and his sister, Joan Rejda.

Howie...

John S. Dunton

Jul 23, 2022

FRANKLIN– John Stephen Dunton, age 79, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at the St. Albans Health and Rehabilitations Center- Genesis in St. Albans.  

John was loved by his family and friends and will be missed greatly.

He was born in Franklin on November 3, 1942, to the late Fletcher and Thelma (Gay) Dunton.

Growing up, John spent...

Michael J Begnoche

Jul 22, 2022

HIGHGATE – Michael J Begnoche, age 56, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2022.  

He was born in St. Albans on February 11, 1966 to the late Elaine (Laurendeau) and Arthur Begnoche.

Michael enjoyed tinkering, working on machinery, gardening, fishing, hunting, or just sitting in his rocking chair listening to music and enjoying nature. His family will remember...

Stacy Marie Custer

Jul 22, 2022

RICHFORD – Stacy Marie Custer, age 47, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2022, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center.

 

She was born in St. Albans, on May 12, 1975, to Debra (Durenleau) Reid and Robert Jerry. 

 

Stacy was passionate crystals collector, listening to music, family BBQ, and spending time with her family.

 

Stacy is survived by her...

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