Month: November 2015

Lighting up the park for the holidays

William Liese, 5, and Jonah Walsh, 7, of Fairfield, check in with Santa (Gordon Garrow) sitting in his sleigh for Saturday’s tree-lighting celebration in Taylor Park. The tree lighting, accompanied by fireworks and a bonfire, kicked off the beginning of the seventh annual Festival of Trees in St....

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FAIRFIELD – Michael Paradee, age 51, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 at his home in Fairfield surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Fairfield on March 1, 1964 to the late Frederick & Shelby (Glidden) Paradee. Michael grew up in Fairfield and was a graduate of B.F.A. St. Albans class of 1982. He worked on the family farm until it sold and spent the last several years working at Fonda in St. Albans and Swan Valley Cheese in Swanton. Michael enjoyed fixing things for people and riding four-wheelers. His friends and family were very important...

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EAST FAIRFIELD — David H. Chaplin, age 77, was born in Montgomery on Sept. 4, 1938 to the late Henry & Beulah (Lumbra) Chaplin. He passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls. There will be no public service. Interment will take place in St. George’s Cemetery in Bakersfield at the convenience of the family. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made in David’s...

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ALBURGH — Winfred “Winnie” Howard, age 74 years, of Alburgh passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 28, 2015, at his Blair Road home after a long battle with lung cancer. His loving family was at his side. Winnie was born in Colchester on Sep, 6, 1941, the son of the late Rolland and Beryl (Alger) Howard. He attended schools in Westford and Essex and on June 17, 1961, in Essex Center was married to, Phyllis (Francis) Howard who survives him. Winnie worked for the town of Essex for many years and then became associated with Pike Industries as a paver...

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