Obituary – Margaret Roper Aske

Obituary – Margaret Roper Aske

Margaret Roper Aske left us on October 19, 2018. She died peacefully in her sleep in her ocean apartment in Del Mar, Calif. She survived Pearl Harbor and the following mad evacuation as a little girl, blood curdling drives in race cars as a teenager, brain surgery as a young woman, breast cancer twice, COPD,… Read More »

Obituary – Maedean L. Birmingham

Obituary – Maedean L. Birmingham

Maedean L. Birmingham, 91, of Shelburne, Vt. passed away very peacefully at The Respite House in Colchester Oct. 10, 2018 after a long struggle with cancer. She was born Aug. 28, 1927 in Jericho, Vt., the daughter of William and Della Kellogg. She was the fourth of their five daughters. Maedean graduated from Shelburne High… Read More »

Obituary – Luther Frederick Hackett

Obituary – Luther Frederick Hackett

SHELBURNE – Luther Frederick Hackett, age 85 of Shelburne, Vt., and formerly of South Burlington, died of Alzheimer’s disease on Oct. 8, 2018 at the Wake Robin Continuing Care Retirement Community. A sixth-generation Vermonter, Fred spent most of his life building a business and providing assistance to ventures he felt would make a positive difference… Read More »

Sister Rhea Bean, RSM

HARTSDALE, N.Y. – Sister Rhea Bean, RSM, 79, of the Sisters of Mercy, died at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Born Jan. 22, 1939 in Enosburg Falls, Vt., to the late Donald and Vivian Bean, she is survived by her four brothers: Daniel, Larry, David and Philip and their families. She joined… Read More »

Alan Bates

Alan Bates took his leave peacefully on Oct. 2, 2018 wrapped in the everlasting love of his daughters and his one and only Elizabeth. Alan is cherished by his three daughters who feel blessed to call him dad. He taught them to run, whistle, spit, do the swami dance, ski, sail, paint, state capitals, world… Read More »

Obituary – Nettie Mae Slattery

Obituary – Nettie Mae Slattery

Nettie Mae (Betty) Ellis Slattery, 90, passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 at The Arbors in Shelburne, Vt., while surrounded by her loving family and friends. Nettie Mae was born Dec. 28, 1927 in Charlestown, N.H., the daughter of the late Joseph David and Ruth Lawyer Ellis. She married James F. Slattery, Jr. on… Read More »

Obituary – Cecilia (Zenaty) Vining

Obituary – Cecilia (Zenaty) Vining

Cecilia “Cece” Vining passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 at The Arbors community in Shelburne, Vt., having lived a full and productive life. Born July 22, 1927 in Daytona Beach, Fla., to Keith and Marion Vining, she spent her childhood largely in the care of her paternal grandparents residing in Daytona. She often recounted… Read More »

Obituary – J. Bradley “Brad” Wainer

Obituary – J. Bradley “Brad” Wainer

HINESBURG – J. Bradley “Brad” Wainer passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 with his family and friends by his side. He was born on Feb. 17, 1947 in Albany, N.Y. to Dr. Louis J. and Rebecca (Sixsmith) Wainer. He grew up and lived in Hinesburg, Vt. all his life. He graduated from Champlain… Read More »

Obituary – Ghita Picoff Orth

Obituary – Ghita Picoff Orth

Ghita Picoff Orth died Sept. 2, 2018 at the VNA Respite House in Colchester, surrounded by her daughter and granddaughters. Ghita was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Sept. 13, 1936, the daughter of David and Rose Maringer, and she grew up on Manhattan’s west side. She graduated from the Fieldston School in 1954 and magna… Read More »