Obituaries

Thomas D. McGlenn – Burlington

Thomas D. McGlenn, age 64, of Burlington, died suddenly on Jan. 22, 2015. Tom was the son of the late Robert C. and Mary (Doran) McGlenn. He is survived by his daughter, Moriah C. McGlenn and fiance, Corey Vancura, of Hinesburg; son, John T. McGlenn of Bozeman, Mont.; brother, John R. (Barbara) McGlenn of Elmira, N.Y.; sister, Kathleen M. (William) Harris of Amherst, N.Y.; and six loving nieces and nephews. A native of Elmira, N.Y., Tom loved all things Vermont. He graduated from the University of Vermont in ‘72 (mechanical engineering) and obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Syracuse University in ‘74. Tom was mechanically gifted, loved the outdoors, and had many interests and hobbies. He was a retired engineer from General Electric and Blodgett Ovens, and was employed by the State of Vermont at the time of his death. Tom was a member of the Development Review Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment in the town of Hinesburg for many years, and served as Chairperson. He was a loving and caring son, father and brother; a true humanitarian, as all those who knew him will attest. Tom had a joy for life and saw each day as a new adventure; his glass was never half empty, but always half full. Family and friends who knew and loved him will miss him dearly. Visiting hours will be from 4 to 7pm on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in the Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Home, 85 N. Winooski Avenue, Burlington. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial gift in Tom’s memory are invited to contribute to the American Heart/Stroke Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 022417005; or to the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf, 228 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, VT 05401.

 

James H. Mobbs Sr. – Orange City, Fla.

James “Jim” H. Mobbs Sr, 77, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. He was born March 26, 1937, in Essex Junction, Vt., the son of Howard and Cassie (Labelle) Mobbs. Jim worked 37 years for the State of Vermont District 5 Highway Department, and served 22 1/2 years in the 131 Engineers Army Reserve. Jim was involved in the American Legion and Moose organizations. Among Jim’s survivors is a stepchild, Trevor of Hinesburg. A funeral service will be held in the spring 2015 in Vermont. Donations may be made to the Hospice of Volusia Flager, 32763 Veterans Memorial Highway, Orange City, FL 32763.