Obituary — Howard Neil Verman

Obituary — Howard Neil Verman

On Jan. 2, Howard Neil Verman of Charlotte died after a long struggle with brain cancer. The Verman family is grateful to the loving community of friends and family who supported them during his illness and for the care by Dr. Alissa Thomas and the McClure Miller VNA Respite House. Howard was born Jan. 13,… Read More »

Glen Paul Welch

Glen Paul Welch, 54, of Hinesburg, passed away at his home on Nov. 17. Glen was born in Burlington on June 25, 1963 to Edgar Allen Welch and Bette Ann (Lyman) Welch. He attended Iowa Tech in Sioux City, Iowa. He was skilled in computer science and technological applications. During the 1980s, Glen was the… Read More »

Obituary

Greta Pedersen Krag passed on peacefully in her home in Shelburne on Aug. 31 at age almost-93, surrounded by family. Although born in Lynn, Mass., she spent decades creating and managing one of the first retirement care facilities in California with her husband, Cletus Krag, M.D. When he passed on 18 years ago, Greta moved… Read More »

Obituaries — Connor Oliver Lewis

Obituaries — Connor Oliver Lewis

Connor Oliver Lewis, son of Marc and Tina Lewis of Shelburne, will be laid to rest Friday at 2 p.m. at the Shelburne Village Cemetery.  Friends are welcome to attend the ceremony. Connor passed away June 2 after a battle with brain cancer. Shelburne Poet Laureate Rick Bessette wrote a poem in memory of Connor (2002-2017). On Angels Wing by Rick… Read More »

Obituaries — William P. Dubuc

Obituaries — William P. Dubuc

  William (Will) Preston Dubuc, 24 years old, of Charlotte, died peacefully Sunday, Aug. 13, surrounded by loved ones and friends, after successfully defeating brain cancer for seven years. William was born in Burlington on Aug. 26, 1992, and immediately began to steal the hearts of all those he came into contact with. He attended Charlotte… Read More »

Obituaries — Arthur S. Paré

Obituaries — Arthur S. Paré

Arthur S. Paré of Shelburne died Wednesday afternoon, July 19, at Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 85. Born and raised Burlington, he was the only child of the late Armand and Mary (Stone) Paré. Mr. Paré attended Pomeroy-Taft Elementary School and graduated from Cathedral High School. He went on to receive his Bachelor… Read More »

Obituaries — Rudyard M. Colter

Obituaries — Rudyard M. Colter

Rudyard M. Colter died on July 17, 2017, in Shelburne. At 99 years, Rud’s long life was characterized by immense intellectual curiosity, professional achievement, a sense of adventure, concern for community, and personal kindness. Since he experienced a broken home as a child, he was determined to raise a family in a loving, supportive environment—something… Read More »

Obituaries — Barbara Williams Madden

Obituaries — Barbara Williams Madden

Barbara (Williams) Madden passed away on July 15, 2017 at Wake Robin, in the loving embrace of her family, at the age of 96. Barbara was born on December 27, 1920, to Ruth Brown Williams and Frederick Edward Williams in Springfield, Mass. Barbara grew up in Springfield through her high school years and was busily… Read More »

Lyme disease – what to look for in your pets

Lyme disease – what to look for in your pets

By M. Kathleen Shaw, DVM Vermont Veterinary Medical Association for Vt. Digger Lyme disease is a very serious concern for people and pets. It is carried by deer ticks, which emerge in the spring, remain active during the summer months, and then go through a burst of activity in the fall. While we think of… Read More »

John Bisbee: Advocate for Vermont youths

Working as an optical system engineer, John Bisbee helped make the first camera that landed on the surface of Mars in 1976, as well as the cameras that circled the moon to find a place for American astronauts to land. Those are the ones he can talk about; many more remain classified. After retirement, Bisbee’s… Read More »