Obituary — Phyllis Gleason

Phyllis Gleason, 92, of Wake Robin Drive, Shelburne, Vt., passed away at her home on April 4, 2018. She was born on October 17, 1925, in Worcester, Mass. to Bradford and Mabel (Bentley) Elmer.  Raised in Worcester, she graduated from Framingham State Teachers College in 1947 with a BS degree in education. Upon graduation, she… Read More »

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Obituary

Dr. Maria Vajda Hajdu (nee Mercs), 99, passed away on Good Friday, March 30, 2018, at The Arbors in Shelburne, Vt. She was born to Imre and Gizella (nee Juhasz) Mercs on Aug. 13, 1918 in Szeged, Hungary. After graduation from the Hungarian equivalent of high school (gimnázium), she received a college degree in business.… Read More »

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Obituary

Sarah Bassett Chamberlain died peacefully on March 29, 2018 at VNA Respite House just short of her 66th birthday after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Sarah was surrounded and supported by many close friends, her faithful, loving brother Glenn and his wife Charlene, and by the skilled, caring staff and volunteers at the Respite House.… Read More »

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Obituary

Ronald Leon Chevrier, a resident of Wake Robin in Shelburne, Vt., formerly of Marion, Mass., passed away peacefully March 15, 2018 at the age of 85 following a prolonged illness. Born in Longview, Wash., on July 24, 1932, Ron graduated from Grant High School in Portland, Ore. He attended the University of Oregon receiving a Bachelor… Read More »

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Virginia Railsback Neiley Virginia Railsback Neiley, a resident of Shelburne, Vt., since 2002 and formerly of Moline, Ill., died peacefully at the McClure Miller VNA Respite House in Colchester, Vt., on November 17, 2017 following a debilitating stroke. She was 96. Ginny was born in Moline on July 16, 1921 to Howard and Eve Railsback.… Read More »

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Obituary

Christine (Chris) Collins, born July 26, 1951, a 33-year resident of Hinesburg, passed away of cardiac arrest, on February 16, 2018 while on vacation in Belleview, Fla. Before retiring, she worked in admissions at the University of Vermont for 22 years. Christine was predeceased by her parents, Paul L. Perry Jr., and Inez (Puffer) Perry,… Read More »

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Obituary

  Shelburne resident George W. Bitler passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, after a battle with the flu and pneumonia. He was 88 years old. He was born in 1929 in Nyack, N.Y., grew up in the aftermath of the Great Depression, and was a young teenager during World War II. He attended the University of… Read More »

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Obituary

Professor John W. Hennessey Jr, age 92, of Shelburne, Vt., and formerly of Hanover, N.H., died of natural causes on January 11, 2018 at the Wake Robin Continuing Care Retirement Community. A much beloved and respected professor and administrator, John Hennessey was a scholar, a feminist, a democrat, and an ethicist, with an exceptional academic… Read More »

Obituary — Dr. Huntington “Skip” Sheldon

Obituary — Dr. Huntington “Skip” Sheldon

Dr. Huntington “Skip” Sheldon of Shelburne died unexpectedly after a brief illness at his home on Friday, Dec. 29. He was born in New York City on Jan. 14, 1930. Skip and his family moved to Amagansett, N.Y. when he was 6 years old; the property there has remained a keystone throughout his life and… Read More »

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 »