Month: September 2013

In memory of Anna …

A memorial for Anna Alger continues to grow as people place flowers and candles along North Main Street in St. Albans. Family and friends gathered Sunday night across the street from the memorial for a candlelight vigil in memory of the Highgate woman who was shot and killed Wednesday evening, Sept. 26, following a road rage incident. Matthew Webster, of Swanton, pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of second degree...

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HIGHGATE — Lena Mae McAllister, age 61, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington with her loving family at her side. She was born in Windsor on Dec. 24, 1951, the daughter of Elsie (Tewksbury) Johnson and the late Howard Johnson. Lena graduated from Windsor High School class of 1969. She attended Castleton State College, after graduating from flight attendant school, and received her Bachelor’s degree in 1973. Lena also earned her Master’s degree from the University of Vermont later in her career. She married Norm McAllister in May of 1971 and they...

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FRANKLIN — Ann Gates Kralik, age 84, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville, S.C. She was born in Enosburg  on Dec. 8, 1928 the daughter of the late Winslow and Bernice (Riley) Gates. Ann married Joseph Kralik in 1947 and they resided in East Hartford, Conn., until 1972 when Joe, Ann and their son Bill moved to Hull, England for a year. Upon return they resided in Sturbridge, Mass., for 16 years before moving to South Windsor, Conn., in 1988. She was a beautician for many years and in retirement enjoyed giving haircuts...

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RICHFORD — Lesley Anne Combs, age 41, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 while visiting her sister in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. She was born Jan. 1, 1972 in Burlington the daughter of Melvin and Esther (Johnson) Combs. Lesley loved her kitty’s, flowers, birds, bowling and TY collection. Her love of animals led her to volunteer at the Franklin County Humane Society. Les was an honorary member of the Richford American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her parents, Melvin and Esther Combs of Richford; a sister, Yolande  “Lonnie” Oertli and her husband, Roger of Lethbridge, Alberta, Calif.; a...

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