Elizabeth J. “Betty” Slater – Townson, Md.

Elizabeth Joan “Betty” Slater, of Nantucket, Mass., died peacefully Saturday, March 7, 2015. She was 91. Born Jan. 14, 1924, in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, Elizabeth (nee Hall), graduated from the Sick Children’s Hospital Nursing School in 1948. She met her husband, Dr. Robert J. Slater, in the classic nurse-meets-doctor fashion when Betty was the head… Read More »

Dr. Robert “Bob” James Slater – Townson, Md.

Dr. Robert “Bob” James Slater passed away peacefully on Good Friday, Friday, April 3, 2015, at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson, Md. Dr. Slater “Bob” was 91 years old. He was born in 1923 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, to James and Helen Slater. His wife, Elizabeth Joan Slater, passed away on March 7,… Read More »

David Paul Francis – Hinesburg

David Paul Francis, 58, passed away on May 16, 2015, in the UVM Medical Center after years of failing health. He was born on Oct. 7, 1956, son of Donald and Helen (Fisk) Francis. He leaves his mother, Helen Francis; sons, Paul (Lily) Norman, Michael Francis, and Jeremy (Hope) Grant; his four legged son, Meko;… Read More »

Helen G. Francis – Hinesburg

Helen left this earth at the age of 88, to be with the Lord and her husband on May 29, 2015, after a brief stay in Birchwood Terrace Nursing home. She was the daughter of Sidney and Leona Fisk, born on Nov. 24, 1926. She married the love of her life, Donald C. Francis on… Read More »

Gabriel Adam Zimicki-Bowditch – St. George, Vt.

Gabriel Adam Zimicki-Bowditch, 27, of St. George, Vt., died on May 27, 2015, in a motorcycle accident in Louisa, Va., where he was living. Those fortunate enough to have known Gabe will remember him for his big heart, his unwavering devotion to his friends, family and country. Gabe could make those lucky enough to be… Read More »

Peter Baldwin– Hinesburg

A memorial service for Peter Baldwin, who passed away on Nov. 22, 2014, will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at 11am at St. Jude Church in Hinesburg. A reception will follow in the church hall.

Harold J. Driscoll – Hinesburg

Harold J. Driscoll, 96, of Hinesburg, died peacefully on Monday, May 18, 2015, in the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. He resided with his son, Joseph and wife, Mary, and grandson, James. He was born in Burlington on April 29, 1919, the son of John and Eva (Tedford) Driscoll. He was educated in… Read More »

Jean S. Nekola – South Burlington

Jean Sweany (Smith) Nekola died on May 1, 2015, at the age of 89. Born on Nov. 13, 1925, at Camp Lewis (now Fort Lewis), Washington, she was the daughter of Laura Ward Sweany and General Kenneth Shearer Sweany, a 1923 graduate of the US Military Academy. As an “Army Brat,” Jean grew up at… Read More »

Richard F. Tom – Hinesburg

Richard Tom went out for his final bike ride on April 26, 2015, at the age of 47. Richard was born on March 20, 1968, in Huntsville, Ala., where he was a very active member of the community from a young age. Richard started as a Boy Scout and finished as an Eagle Scout. Richard… Read More »

Erik Alan Bateman – Hinesburg

Erik Alan Bateman, 59, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 14, 2015. Erik was born on Nov. 25, 1955, in Frederick, Md., to the late John B. and Jean Bateman, where he spent his early childhood with older brother, Timothy, sisters, Holly and Jill, and grandparents. The family moved frequently for his father’s diplomatic career… Read More »