Obituaries — Beatrice J. Nowocienski

Obituaries — Beatrice J. Nowocienski

Beatrice (Betty) Elaine Julian Nowocienski died on Feb. 7, 2017 at the VNA Respite House in Colchester, Vt. following a long illness. She was 92 years old. Betty was born on Jan. 5, 1925 to Milton and Beatrice (Goslant) Julian in St. Johnsbury, Vt. She attended public school until 1938 and then the St. Johnsbury… Read More »

Gladys Whitaker

Gladys Whitaker

Gladys (Dickie) Whitaker died peacefully at the Converse Home in Burlington on Nov. 19, 2016 at the age of 97. Dickie was born on June 16, 1919 in Kearney, N.J. After finishing nursing school for her R.N., she married Warren (Mike) Whitaker and they moved to Sharon, Mass. where Mike was raised and where they… Read More »

Ellen Smith Giblin

Ellen Smith Giblin

Ellen Smith Giblin, 77, educator, active volunteer, and faithful Episcopalian, died peacefully in Burlington on March 24. Daughter of the Rev. Charles W. F. Smith and Ivy Watkins Smith, Ellen was born in Exeter, New Hampshire. She was a life-long learner, most recently becoming a Certified Extension Master Gardener through UVM. Ellen held a MS… Read More »

Kenneth Gaudette

Kenneth Gaudette

Vermont lost one of its last mountain men on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Kenneth Earl Gaudette Jr., more commonly known as Kenny G, or Grampy, took his last walk onto his beloved Shelburne Pond a day too late in the season. Born January 17, 1949 to Kenneth and Lily (Greer) Gaudette, Kenny spent his childhood… Read More »

John O. Casey

John O. Casey, 74 of Shelburne – John O. Casey died suddenly of a heart attack at his home on Sunday evening, December 27. He was born in Montpelier on February 15, 1941, the son of Daniel R. and Anne M. Casey who predeceased him. He was the loving father of Daniel J. Casey of… Read More »

Carmelita Rose Berg, 60, of North Attleboro

Carmelita Rose “Carmie” Berg, 60, of Countryside Court passed away Wednesday morning, November 4, 2015 at home. She was the beloved wife of James Berg for the past 37 years. Born February 16, 1955 in Burlington, VT, she was a daughter of Rita (Thomas) St. George of Charlotte, VT and the late Richard St. George.… Read More »

Milestones: Helen Vavrick

Helen Vavrick “Nonny” and “Nanna,” Helen Morris, born Aug. 23, 1925 in Scranton, PA, was a part of the Greatest Generations and survived the Great Depression with fervor. The harsh realities of that time in our country’s history created a strength in Helen and a terrific “can do” attitude and strength. Nothing stood in her… Read More »