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RICHFORD – Rita Louise Howard, a lifelong area resident, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 3, 2020, at her home she shared with her sister, and caregiver, Angie, to whom we are forever grateful.

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ST. ALBANS — David Reissig, 82, passed away on March 30th, surrounded and supported by the nurses at Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans and held tightly in the hearts of his family, after a hard-fought battle with COVID-19.

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FLETCHER – Margaret Minor, 88, died Friday April 3, 2020 at the St. Albans Health and Rehabilitation Center.

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SPOONER, WISC. — Mrs. Mildred (Medor) Flood passed away Saturday evening, March 21, 2020, at the Maple Ridge Care Center in Spooner, Wisc.

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SWANTON – Thomas Forsyth III, age 87, passed away peacefully on March 31, 2020, at Northwestern Medical Center, surrounded by his family.

FAIRFAX – Craig T. Collins, 64, passed away at his home on Wednesday March 25, 2020. Due to the current public gathering restrictions there will be no public visiting hours or funeral services. We also ask that you do not send any food items. Please visit awrfh.com for further information an…

ST. ALBANS – Jacquelyn Ann Beauregard, a lifelong resident, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at St. Albans Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center after a long illness.

WASHINGTON, DC/ST. ALBANS – Jane A. Guilbault, age 91, died peacefully on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at the Kings Daughters Home. Jane was born on December 26, 1928, one of five children to the late Alfred T. and Mildred (Labounty Guilbault.

ST. ALBANS TOWN – Robert Earle Brooks, 78, died peacefully in the comfort of his own home on Thursday, March 26, 2020, surrounded by his family after a lingering illness.

ST. ALBANS – Dr. Peter Richard Burke, MD passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston at age 65, surrounded by loved ones. Forty-eight years after beating Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, living his life as a devoted husband and father and battling five more cancers…

DENMARK, MAINE/FAIRFIELD, VT – Winston Douglas Perry, 76, of Denmark, Maine, passed away unexpectedly on March 18, 2020.

ST. ALBANS – Gary Winston McWilliams a lifelong area resident passed away at his home on Sunday March 15, 2020.

CLAYTON, N.C. / ST. ALBANS – Larry Guitard, 69, of Clayton, N.C., formerly of St. Albans, V.T., and Pierrefond, Quebec, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.

HIGHGATE – Silas J. Goodro, age 93, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020 at the St. Albans Health and Rehab Center.

FAIRFAX – Charlotte M. Jacobs, a longtime area resident, passed away Saturday evening, March 21, 2020.

BAKERSFIELD – Philip Ralph Marshia, age 70, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer at the UVM Medical Center in Burlington.

Maurice went to sleep for the very last time Monday night, March 16; he passed away early Tuesday morning. Maurice was born at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

FRANKLIN – Grace Elizabeth Little Carswell, wife of Edgar D. Carswell passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans.

SHELDON SPRINGS – A Mass of Christian Burial was held for Jeffrey Paul LaCross, 70, formerly of Sheldon Springs, on March 19, 2020 in North Plainfield, N.J.

HIGHGATE – Gloria A. Ferland, age 82, passed away peacefully on March 15, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

SWANTON — Mr. Gregory T. Carpentier, age 59, passed away Monday evening, March 9, 2020 at the University of Vermont Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born March 4, 1961, in St. Albans, son of the late Thomas and Barbara (King) Carpentier.

ST. ALBANS – James William Willett, a lifelong area resident and longtime area law enforcement officer, passed away Friday evening, March 13, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family.

Update: Monday, March 16, 2020: Due to the circumstances surrounding our country, the celebration for Jon Jon on Sunday, March 29, 2020, has been postponed and will be announced at a later date in this paper and on the Heald Funeral Home website.

ST. ALBANS – George T. Costes, 97, passed away early Friday, March 13, 2020, at the Franklin County Rehab Center with his family at his side.

ENOSBURGH – Mrs. Molly L. Berry, age 77, passed away, Tuesday morning, March 10, 2020 at the Franklin County Rehab Center, with her family by her side. Molly was born in St. Albans, October 30, 1942, daughter of the late Alfred and Jessie (Dennis) Button. On December 8, 1962, she married Rog…

FAIRFAX – On Tuesday, March 10, Leona Mae Adams, loving wife of Sherman Adams, passed away at age 81. She was born May 21, 1938 in Sheldon, Vt.

ST. ALBANS – Beverly Joyce Fairbanks passed away Monday March 9, 2020, at Northwestern Medical Center with her loving family at her side.

MONTGOMERY – Rachel Marie (David) Robitaille, age 80, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020 at her home in Montgomery surrounded by her family following years of heart health struggles. She was an extraordinarily strong and determined woman, who always seemed to find a way to beat the odds an…

ST. ALBANS – Arthur N. Morits Sr., age 70, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020 at his home in St. Albans.

BERLIN, VT – Robert Norman Mullen, 85, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at his home in Berlin. Robert (Bob to many, Norman to family) was born on August 27, 1934 in East Berkshire, Vt., the son of A. Barbara (Combs) and Robert J. Mullen.

SWANTON – Donna Spear Barlow, 83, of Charlottesville, Va., died on Leap Day, Saturday, February 29, 2020 from complications of congestive heart failure at the Hospice of the Piedmont Center for Acute Hospice Care. Her departure was marked by a flurry of snow at dawn.

ST. ALBANS—On Wednesday, February 26, our sweet mother, Rose Bilodeau, passed away at the Villa Rehab Center, surrounded by her family and loved ones.

DOVER, N.H. – Gerald F. Riley (Jerry), passed away on Feb. 26, 2020. He was the son of Anna V. Riley from County Claire Ireland and Howard T. Riley from Newport, R.I. He was born in Newport on January 11, 1937. He was married to Joyce Sullivan Riley of Middletown, R.I., for 65 years.

ENOSBURG – Raymond M. Larose, age 92, formerly of Enosburg, passed away on Feb. 26, at Franklin County Rehab. Raymond was born in Swanton on August 30, 1927, eldest son of Pierre and Aurore (Bourgea) Larose. He attended local schools and graduated from Holy Angels Commercial Course in 1945. …

BERKSHIRE – Christa M. Chevalier, age 82, left this earth unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Our Lady of the Meadows in Richford, Vt.

Henry A. Demar, Jr., passed away peacefully on Monday, February 17, 2020, at NMC surrounded by his loving family. Henry was born November 13, 1958, to Georgianna and the late Henry A. Demar, Sr.

SWANTON – Denise (Denny, Grandma Fred) Brooks passed away with comfort and dignity February 13, 2020 at the age of 89. She was born to the late Andrew and Theresa Lauzon (Dupuis) on June 13, 1930, in Montreal, Canada.

SWANTON – Denise (Denny, Grandma Fred) Brooks passed away with comfort and dignity February 13, 2020 at the age of 89. She was born to the late Andrew and Theresa Lauzon (Dupuis) on June 13, 1930, in Montreal, Canada.

ST. ALBANS – Brianna Margaret Ritchie, a longtime area resident, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020, of an accidental overdose after a long and brave battle with addiction.

MIDDLEBURY — Robert Whitman, a long-time resident of Middlebury, Vermont and late of St. Albans Vermont, died on February 14, 2020. He was born on October 23, 1928 in Middlebury Vermont to Leon and Bertha Whitman. He was a graduate of Middlebury High School in the class of 1947. Bob married …

GEORGIA – Suzanne Dodd Burt a resident to this area for 23 years, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020, at the McClure-Miller Respite House with her loving family at her side.

SWANTON – It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our mother, Beatrice Adele (Bradley) Cheney. Bea was 91 years young and passed away peacefully on February 14, 2020.

SWANTON – Theodore “Ted” J. Lafar, age 73, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2020, at the UVM Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.

MILTON MILLS, N.H. — Gloria Barrett Rogers, 84, of Milton Mills, N.H., passed away on February 15, 2020 due to complications from breast cancer. She was born in St. Albans on December 29, 1935 to the late Lola Barrett and Raymond Barrett, Sr.

FRANKLIN — Patricia Ann Desrochers, 81 of Franklin, Vermont died on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vt. She was born February 2, 1939 in Burlington, Vt., the daughter of the late Harold Sanders and the late Laura (Vosburg) Sanders.

ENOSBURG FALLS – Rita G. Audette, age 93, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Brownway Residence.

SWANTON – A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Elvy Hubbard Kidder was celebrated Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10 a.m. from St. Louis Roman Catholic Church on Lamkin Street in Highgate Center.

ST. ALBANS – Bernard “Bob” R. Jacobs Sr., age 76, went to be with the lord on Monday, February 10, 2020 at the Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans after battling many health problems.

RICHFORD – Amy Martha (Barbour) Kane, age 45, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at the Timberlyn Heights Rehab and Care Center in Great Barrington, Mass.

GEORGIA – Linda W. Strandberg, 74, died Sun. Feb. 2, 2020 at the UVMMC.