Miscellaneous Washington County, Vermont Obituaries - 1998

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Lawrence, William C., 47, of Waitsfield, died Aug. 18. Born in 1951 in Montpelier, he was the son of Irving and Gladys (Fogg) Lawrence Sr. He graduated from U-32 Jr.-Sr. High School and served in the military during the Vietnam War. In 1985, he married Robin Jennison. He was employed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Frank B. Hall Insurance Co., at Sugarbush and Mad River Glen ski areas and more recently at Harwood Union High School in Duxbury. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Bree Mackenzie and Angela Lawrence; a stepson, Matthew Luce; his mother; two sisters; two brothers; his maternal grandmother; nieces and nephews. 

Fernandez, Jose M., 85, of Berlin, died Aug. 15. He was born in 1913 in Riano, Province of Santander, Spain, where he received his education. He moved to Barre in 1930. He was married to Mary (Fletcher) Fernandez. He was a painter and wallpaper hanger in the central Vermont area. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Robert and William; a daughter, Maxine Rouelle; six grandchildren; a brother and a sister; nieces and nephews. 

Smith, Merton G., Jr., 73, of East Bethel, died Aug. 15. Born in 1925 in Randolph, he was the son of Merton and Eva (Merchant) Smith. He attended schools in East Bethel and graduated from South Royalton High School. He also attended Goddard College in Plainfield. He was an electrician and carpenter in central Vermont and also caretaker of several summer homes in Bethel. In 1951, he married Jacqueline Quellette. They owned and operated the Quarry Hill Dairy Farm in East Bethel. He was a member of St. Matthew's Catholic Church in South Royalton. Survivors include his wife; two sons, George and Jeffrey; six daughters, Anna Clemons, Jean Cooper, Ruth McCourry, Mary Russell, Donna Johnson and Susan Schreiner; a brother; 19 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nephews and cousins. 

Simpson, Irene, 89, of Riverton, died Aug. 15. Born in 1908 in Chelsea, she was the daughter of Theodore and Mattie (Cassidy) Norman. She graduated from Northfield High School. In 1937, she married Ervin Simpson, who died in 1983. They owned and operated Simpson's Cider Mill in Riverton. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church in Northfield. Survivors include two sons, Edward and David; a brother; five sisters; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. 

Rogers, Pauline Iva, 74, of Marshfield, died Aug. 19. Born in 1924 in Ryegate, she was the daughter of Burns and Mary (Carter) Page. She graduated from Groton High School and attended Lyndon Teachers College. In 1943, she married Sidney J. Rogers. She had been employed by Ladue's Market, Marshfield Village Store, Sprague Electric and she retired from National Life Insurance Company. Survivors include her husband; four daughters, Donna Hill, Irene Breer, Diane Rogers and Deborah Tousignant; three sons, David, Kenneth and Earle; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four brothers; three sisters; numerous nieces and nephews. 

White, Douglas, 63, of Hardwick, died Aug. 17. Born in 1934 in Hardwick, he was the son of Clifton and Dorothy (Dwinell) White. He graduated from Hardwick Academy in 1952 and served with the Army from 1955-57. He was employed at Barr's Beverage Beverages. Survivors include a sister, Dolores Honn; nieces and nephews. 

Tyrrell, Elaine (Farnsworth), 69, formerly of Randolph and more recently of Medway, MA, died Aug. 15. Born in 1929 in Randolph, she was the daughter of Leonard and Ruie (Angell) Farnsworth. She had worked as a sales clerk at Kent's Home Fashions in Westboro (MA) and was a member of the United Methodist Church of Westboro. Survivors include a son, Sherman; two daughters, Kathleen Wack and Lorrie Barksdale; three grandchildren; her twin sister; twin brothers. 

Muzzy, Betty L., 62, of Berlin, died Aug. 18. Born in 1936 in Montpelier, she was the daughter of Harold and Nelli (DeRosia) Muzzy. She attended Berlin Graded School and graduated from Montpelier High School. She had served with the Army from 1955-66 and had worked as administrative assistant for the Vermont Army National Guard in Berlin and at Camp Johnson in Winooski. She was also employed as a bartender and by the state of Vermont Legislative Council and Motor Vehicle Department. Survivors include a son, Terry; two grandsons; six sisters; her stepmother; two stepbrothers; several nieces and nephews. 

Pickett, Jimmie E., 52, of Barre, died Aug. 18. Born in 1946 in Barre, he was the son of Raymond and Angie (Harris) Pickett. He attended Barre Town schools and had served in the Army during the Korean war. He later served with the Vermont Army National Guard. He was a stone cutter in several local granite plants and was employed at Lawson Granite company for 20 years. Survivors include his wife, Charlotte (Doane) Pickett; three daughters, Kelli Thompson, Annie Pickett and Jennie Lovely; six grandchildren; his mother; three brothers; nieces and nephews. 

Buska, Olin J., 67, of Berlin, died Aug. 19. Born in 1931 in Burlington, he was the son of John and Ella Mae (Santamore) Buska. He attended Middlesex Graded schools. He was a self-employed carpenter, retiring due to ill health. In 1951, he married Barbara Willey. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Sandra Ann Savage; a son, Olin Buska; six grandchildren; five sisters; two brothers; nieces and nephews. 

Larkin, Constance T., 67, of Orange, died Aug. 15. Born in 1931 in Randolph, she was the daughter of Henry and Marie (Bilodeau) Lefebvre. She attended schools in Randolph and Randolph High School. She had worked at Vermont Sports Apparel in South Barre until last October. In 1952, she married Dexter J. Larkin, who died in 1995. Survivors include a son, Earl; her mother; five brothers; two sisters; two step-children; nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Barcomb, Wendy Marie, 37, formerly of Barre and more recently of Hyde Park, died Aug. 20. Born in 1961 in Barre, she was the daughter of Raymond and Yvonne (Skoda) Hotte. She attended Montpelier High School and graduated from York Suburban High School in PA. She also graduated from the Thompson School for Practical Nursing. In 1990, she married Walter Barcomb. She worked at the Portsmouth Nursing Home in VA and after returning to Vermont, worked at Genesis Eldercare and more recently at the Manor Nursing Home in Morrisville. Survivors include her husband; one son; Neil Sayers; two daughters, Amy Sayers and Ashlyn Barcomb; her mother and step-father, William Manning; her father; her maternal grandparents; two brothers; aunts, uncles, two nieces and two nephews. 

Morse, Frances (Redmond), 70, of Montpelier, died Aug. 20. She was born in 1927 the daughter of Thomas and Katherine (Smith) Redmond. She graduated from St. Michael's High School and attended Vermont College. In 1950, she married Alan Morse. Survivors include four daughters, Colleen Rooney, Eileen Morse, Karen Rompalo and Sandy Metzler; two sons, Kevin and Daniel; 11 grandchildren; one brother; five sisters. 

Carpenter, Robert Dow, Jr., 74, of Randolph, died Aug. 21. Born in 1924 in Barre, he was the son of Robert and Anna (Carter) Carpenter. He attended Waterbury schools and graduated from Waterbury High School. He served with the Navy during WWII and married Muriel Phelphs in 1952. He worked for New England Telephone & Telegraph as a lineman, retiring in 1977. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Robert III, James and John; three daughters, Joanna Carpenter, Jennifer Murray and Jeanette; one brother; one sister; 12 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. 

Flint, Roy E., 93, of Williamstown, died Aug. 20. Born in 1905 in Williamstown, he was the son of Fred and Bertha (Metcalf) Flint. He attended Williamstown schools. He had been married to Gertrude Williams, who died in 1946. In 1964, he married Mary Ellen Campbell. He purchased a farm in Williamstown, which he operated with his sons. He worked for the Williamstown Highway Department until his retirement. He had been a member of the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department. Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Shirley Flint, Evalyn Goodrich and Barbara Campbell; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. 

Gambler, Leonard C., 53, of Northfield, died Aug. 19. Born in 1944 in Bryan, Ohio, he was the son of Walter and Opal (Zimmerman) Gambler. He attended Bryan public schools and graduated from Adrian College and received a master's degree from Oakland University. In 1977, he earned a doctorate in mathematics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. In 1967, he married Elisabeth Louise Herschel. He taught math at SUNY Maritime College and then became a professor of mathematics at Norwich University in Northfield. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Mamaroneck and Northfield. Survivors include his wife; a son, Michael; a daughter, Jessica; five brothers; two sisters; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews. 

Scott, C. Calo, 78, of Middlesex, died Aug. 9. Born in 1920 in Cuba, he was the son of Sean and Rosetta Scott. He was an accomplished pianist, clarinetist and composer. He retired in 1972 due to ill health. He moved to Middlesex in 1987. Survivors include his companion, Mary McKay. 

Eldred, Joanne, 48, of Woodbury, died Aug. 12. Born in 1950 in Barre, she was the daughter of Walter and Dorothy (McGoff) LaBree. She received her early education in Marshfield public schools and graduated from Twinfield High School. In 1979, she married Larry Lee Eldred. She was employed as a bookkeeper at the Berlin Convalescent Center and later she and her husband purchased and operated the Woodbury Country Store. She operated a day care in Woodbury, retiring in April. Survivors include her husband; two sons, Rickie Bowen and Walter Eldred; a daughter, Tammy Eldred; her father; a granddaughter; a brother; a sister; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Shapiro, Andrew M., 50, of Middlesex, died Aug. 16. Born in 1947 in Bronx, N.Y., he was the son of Irene (Goldowsky) and Gilbert Shapiro. He was educated at the New York College of Music, NYU, Johnson State college where he received a BA degree in music education and at Norwich University where he received a master's degree in Ethnomusicology. He was a tenured professor at Johnson State College, where he founded the Commercial Music Program. He was a member of the Hunger Mountain Christian Assembly in Waterbury Center. Survivors include his wife, Betsy (Ayers) Shapiro; a daughter, Emily Shapiro; three sons, Prof. Adam Shapiro; Jesse Shapiro and Christopher Shapiro; his mother; a sister; a niece, a nephew and cousins.

Patterson, Angel D., 18, of Groton, died Aug. 24. Born in 1980 in Fort Lewis, WA, she was the daughter of Debra Bean and Cleveland Patterson. She moved to Groton four years and graduated from Blue Mountain High School. She had planned to attend Trinity College and was employed at the Lake Morey Inn in Fairlee. Survivors include her mother and stepfather Eric Battle; her father; a sister, Angel Jean Patterson; her finance Jim Keenan; maternal grandmother and great-grandmother; paternal grandmother; step-grandparents; a half-brother; two step-sisters; three aunts; three uncles; many cousins. 

Sumner, Barbara D., 82, of Bradford, died Aug. 20. Born in 1915 in Barre, she was the daughter of Harry and Jessica (Worcester) Davis. She attended school in Bradford and graduated from Bradford Academy. She graduated from Lyndon Normal School and taught school in Middlesex, Corinth and West Fairlee. She also worked for Central Vermont Public Service in Bradford. In 1943, she married Maurice Sumner, who died in 1981. They moved to West Fairlee where she became postmistress. She was also the bookkeeper for her husband's construction business. She was very active in the West Fairlee Congregational Church. Survivors include her daughter, Linda Jean Jacobs; a granddaughter, Carey Anne Jacobs; a grandson, Craig Jacobs. 

Morrison, Evi C., 57, of Middlesex, died Aug. 24. Born in 1940 in Marshfield, the son of John Morrison and Frieda (Aiken) Morrison. He attended Marshfield schools. He and his wife owned and operated Morrison Land Clearing Co. Survivors include his wife, Marion K. Morrison; two sons, Rickie and Ronnie; three grandchildren; three sisters; several nieces and nephews. 

Chouinard, Lawrence E., 64, of Williamstown, died Aug. 22. Born in 1934 in Barre Town, he was the son of Joseph and Rose (Boisvert) Chouinard. He attended schools in South Barre and St. Monica's School in Barre and graduated from Spaulding High School. He had served in the Army and following discharge, became a milk delivery man for Booth Brothers Dairy. In 1957, he established the Larry Chouinard Backhoe Service. He also operated the Skyview Casino in Williamstown and more recently, had operated Larry's Driving Range also in Williamstown. In 1957, he married Josephine Desilets. He was a member of St. Monica Church and of the Barre Town Volunteer Fire Department. Survivors include his wife; a son, Allen; three daughters, Cheryl Chouinard Zorzi, Janice Edson and Brenda Yacavoni; nine grandchildren; four brothers; nieces and nephews. 

Manning, Edna B., 86, of Montpelier, died Aug. 26. Born in 1912 in Lincoln, she was the daughter of Ira and Dora (Cram) Cram. She attended Lincoln schools. In 1950, she married Archie Manning, who died in 1989. She was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Barre. Survivors include a brother, Edward Cram; a sister, Yola Deforge. 

Barcomb, Wendy Marie, 37, of Hyde Park, died Aug. 20. Born in 1961 in Barre, she was the daughter of Raymond and Yvonne (Skoda) Hotte. She attended Montpelier High School and graduated from York (Pa.) Suburban High School. She graduated from Thompson School of Practical Nurses in 1995. In 1990, she married Walter Barcomb. She worked at genesis Eldercare and more recently at the Manor Nursing Home. Survivors include her husband; a son and a daughter from a previous marriage, Neil Sayers and Amy Sayers; a daughter, Ashlyn Kate Barcomb; her mother and step-father Raymond Hotte; her maternal grandparents; two brothers; aunts, uncles, two nieces and two nephews. 

Premo, John Richard, Sr., 51, of Wolcott, died Aug. 22. Born in 1946 in Hardwick, he was the son of Richard and Mabel (Besaw) Premo. He attended Hardwick public schools. He had been employed at Gates Salvage, B&R Lumber and recently had been a logger throughout Vermont. In 1997, he married Grace Linda Gray. Survivors include his wife; one son, John Jr.; three step-sons, Bradley Gomes Jr., Scott Gomes and Shawn Herbert; one step-daughter, Heather Hebert; one grandson; one step-grandson. 

Richardson, Jerry D., 41, of Montpelier, died Aug. 20. Born in 1957 in Montpelier, he was the son of David and Anita (Bartlett) Richardson. He attended schools in Brattleboro and Plainfield. He graduated from Twinfield High School and worked at Bartlett's Market. He had worked for the State of Vermont since 1979, first with the Department of Taxes and then for the Department of Social Welfare. More recently he was employed by the Vermont Agency of Transportation at the Central Garage in Berlin. He attended the Grace United Methodist Church in Plainfield. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Jeff; two sisters, Sue Copeland and Sally Athanasiou; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Middleton, Ruth, 85, of Chelsea, died Aug. 27. Born in 1913 in New Britain, Conn., she was the daughter of Charles and Hannah (Topsham) Elliot. She attended Chelsea United Church and was married to the late Lloyd J. Middleton. Survivors include four daughters, Nancy Hedman, Grace Dixon, Ruth Williams and Barbara Presch; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. 

Small , Shannon M., 18, of Middlebury and formerly of Brookfield and Randolph area, died Aug. 25. Born in 1979 in Tampa, Fla., she was the daughter of Richard and Marti Small. She attended Brookfield and Randolph schools and graduated from the Patricia Hanaford Career Center at Middlebury High School. She had planned to attend the New England Culinary Institute in Essex. She was a chef at the Middlebury Inn. Survivors include her father; her mother and stepfather, Tom Kriner; a sister, Carie Small McCann; a brother, Nicholas Small; paternal grandparents; maternal grandparents. 

Moses, Gardner M., Sr., 84, formerly of Tunbridge, died Aug. 26. Born in 1914 in Tunbridge, he was the son of Jonathan and Lottie (Preston) Moses. He attended schools in Tunbridge and Chelsea. He worked as a logger and farmer and for the towns of Tunbridge and Strafford. In 1938, he married Jessie E. Perkins. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Gardner Jr. and Richard; three daughters, Ruby Shute, Shirley Hosmer and Penny Russell; 20 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren. 

Smith, Lillian J., 78, of Randolph, died Aug. 23. Born in 1920 in Randolph, she was the daughter of Hugh and Ethel (Rye) Seaver. She graduated from Randolph High School and Green Mountain College in Poultney. She worked as assistant to the dean at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston and later was assistant director of nursing at Gifford Memorial Hospital and director of volunteer services. She retired in 1987. In 1948, she married Verner Johnson, who died i 1977. In 1988, she married Verner Johnson, who died in 1996. She was a member of the Bethany United Church of Christ. Survivors include a daughter, Cynthia Prosser; a stepdaughter, Carol Norris; a stepson, Jay Friend; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 

Griffin, Donald W., 72, of Montpelier, died Aug. 21. Born in 1925 in Barre, he was the son of Eugene Berry and Gertrude (Donald) Griffin. He attended schools in Fayston and Barre. He served in the Navy during WWII. In 1951, she married Marjorie Ruth Bishop, who died in 1974. In 1975, he married Louise Revilla Scheele. He worked as a truck driver at Cross Bakery and later as a carpenter for George Anderson. He was a member of St. Augustine's Church. Survivors include his wife, Louise; a son, Douglas; two daughters, Donna Harriman and Cindy Barton; three stepsons, William, Patrick and Denis Scheele; nine grandchildren; a brother; several nieces and nephews. 

Stender, David F., Sr., 80, of Chelsea, died Aug. 26. Born in 1938 in Bridgeport, Conn., he was the son of Harry and Bessie (Flint) Stender. He graduated from Fairfield High School and was employed at the Handy and Harmon Co. in Fairfield. He served in the Army during WWII. He retired in 1981 from the Vermont Transportation Department's right of way division. In 1942, he married Mary Safko. Survivors include his wife; three sons, David Jr., Paul and Lee; a brother; seven grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Pulsifer, Ethel Woodruff, 94, formerly of Montpelier, died Aug. 25. Born in 1904, she was the daughter of Harrison Gordon and Maude Fifield Woodruff. She was a graduate of Montpelier High School, Bradford Junior College in Mass. and Connecticut College in New London. Survivors include two sons, Donald and Bruce; a daughter, Jean Young; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. 

Carrier, Armand J., 67, of Washington, died Aug. 23. Born in 1930 in Middlesex, he was the son of Louis and Grace (Sevigny) Carrier. He attended Washington Elementary School and Spaulding High School. He served in the Navy. In 1952, he married Dorothy Kennedy. He attended the St. Sylvester Church in Graniteville and later was a member of St. Cecilia Church in Washington and St. Francis of Cabrini Church in East Barre. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Marie Boutin and Cyndy Jones; three sons, Brian, Gary and Todd; six grandchildren; a brother; six sisters; many nieces and nephews. 

Piretti, Ario Walter, formerly of Barre, died Aug. 20. He was born in Barre, and graduated from the University of New Hampshire. He later became an entrepreneur in many fields. Survivors include his wife, Theresa Albert Parry; a daughter, Jyoti Parry; a son, John Piretti; a sister; six grandchildren. 

Albisetti, Charles S., 94, of Barre, died Aug. 23. Born in 1904 in Barre, he was the son of John and Adele (Maffini) Albisetti. He graduated from Spaulding High School and later from the home study program of the Illinois Electrical Engineering Institute in Chicago. I 1934, he married Irene David, who died in 1987. He owned and operated F.W. Nichols Electric Co. It later became City Electric Co. He and his wife also operated Albisetti's Tourist Home. He was a member of St. Monica's Church in Barre. Survivors include a nephew, Norman Emerson. 

Johnson, Glenn, M., 28, formerly of Berlin, died Aug. 24. Born in 1970 in Berlin, he was the son of Forrest and Mary (Aylward) Johnson. He attended Bunker Hill School and Musselman High School in Inwood, W. Va., and graduated from Rochester High School. Survivors include his parents; a sister, Deborah Lloyd; two brothers, Forrest and Wayne; a niece and nephew. 

Kellogg, Keith, 84, formerly of Bethel and South Royalton, died Aug. 23. Born in 1914 in Providence, R.I., he was the son of Raymond and Anna (Wallace) Kellogg. He moved to Vermont and was raised by his great uncle and aunt, William and Katherine Arnold of Bethel. He attended Whitcomb High School in Bethel. In 1936, he married Gladys Waldo Vassollo, who died April 6. He worked in sales for the Electrolux Corporation, retiring in 1976. Survivors include three sons, Robert, Thomas and Steven; 11 grandchildren; five great-granddaughters; nieces and nephews. 

Martin, Frederick W., 50, of Brookfield, died Aug. 21. Born in 1948 in St. Albans, N.Y., he was the son of Voil and Theodora (Dinkelberg) Martin. He attended Long Island schools and Suffolk Community College and Norwich University. He graduated from Vermont Technical College. He had worked for Ford Aerospace Co. in New Boston, N.H. and Brookhaven National Laboratories on Long Island. He had served in the Air Force National Guards. Survivors include three sons, Christopher, Michael and David; an aunt. 

Kingsbury, Ernest E., 75, formerly of Plainfield, died Aug. 25. Born in 1923 in Plainfield, he was the son of George and Hattie (Martin) Kingsbury. He graduated from the Vermont Agricultural College in Randolph Center. He was a farmer and blacksmith and worked for the Vermont State Highway Department, retiring in 1985. He served in the Army during WWII. In 1947, he married Ethel Ford. Survivors include his wife; one son, Earl; two daughters, Elizabeth Kingsbury and Erline Kingsbury; two brothers; four grandchildren. 

Willard, Fred. R., 73, of Barre, died Aug. 31. Born in 1925 in Plainfield, he was the son of Dexter J. and Ella M. (Cole) Willard. He attended school in Plainfield and graduated from Plainfield High School. He served in the Marines during WWII and attended school to become an electrical engineer. In 1947, he married Theresa D. Levesque. He worked as an electrical engineer at Marlin Rockwell TRW Corp. in Connecticut, retiring in 1987. Survivors include his wife; five children, Candace Rousseau, Gary Willard, Ron Willard, Anne Cruickshank and Becky Willard; one brother; one sister; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Soterio, James, 64, of Northfield, died Aug. 25. Born in 1933 in Greece, he was the son of Christos and Giannoula (Zabakas) Soterio. He moved to Chicago in 1952, where he worked until retiring in 1988. He lived with his brother in Montreal until coming to the Four Seasons in 1990. Survivors include his brother, Lambrus Soterio; two sisters, Katina Dimgiannis and Giannoula Krokos. 

Austin, Wayland F., 74, of Waterbury Center, died Aug. 29. Born in 1924 in Craftsbury, he was the son of Wilbur and Beulah (Stearns) Austin. He attended schools in Stowe and was a veteran of WWII, serving with the Army. In 1954, he married Joan Millon. He worked at Mount Mansfield Co. in Stowe. Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Robin Farnsworth; three sons, Michael, Bruce and Bing; two sisters; two brothers; nieces and nephews. 

Paterson, Helen K., 87, of Barre, died Aug. 29. Born in 1911 in Orange, she was the daughter of James Flora (Tillotson) Lord. She attended graded schools in Barre and moved to New Jersey, where she graduated from Vineland High School. In 1934, she married John Paterson, who died in 1949. She worked for the State of Vermont in Montpelier, retiring from the State Treasurer's Office. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Barre. Survivors include two sons, James and Richard; two daughters, Mary Ann (Mrs. Selwyn) Beaven and Jane Deuso; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; a sister. 

Witham, Edythe C., 87, of Montpelier, died Aug. 29. Born in 1911 in Burlington, she was the daughter of Charles Cane and Emma (Stewart) Cane. She received her education in Worcester grade schools and attended Montpelier Seminary. In 1931, she married Mahlon Witham, who died in 1989. She worked as a bookkeeper at Capital Market in Montpelier, retiring in 1975. She also worked at Esther Lackey's Tourist Home. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Janet Gardner; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. 

Andreoletti, Liano S., 80, formerly of Barre, died Aug. 16. He was born in 1918 in Barre. He retired from the Navy in 1967. Survivors include his wife, Peggy Andreoletti; two sons, Steven and Gino; one daughter, Ellsbeth; three stepsons, Paul Pritchard, Brad Alford and Kenneth Alford; one brother; three sisters; seven grandchildren. 

Thomas Warren D., 80, of Montpelier, died Aug. 30. Born in 1918 in Middlesex, he was the son of Orville and Minnie (Berno) Thomas. He graduated from Montpelier High School and was a veteran of WWII. Survivors include his wife, Jean Thomas; a son, Barry; a daughter, Sherry Hubbard; one sister; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. 

King, Burton, 90, of Sharon, died Aug. 31. Born in 1908 in Holland, he was the son of Henry and Alberta (Sanborn) King. For several years he operated a rubbish route in Sharon and worked at the Pine Hill Cemetery in Sharon. In 1934, he married Nellie D. May, who died in 1948. Survivors include a son, Wayne; four daughters, Iris King, Myrtle Flanders, Donna Kendall and Myra Bickford; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. 

Jurkiewicz, Helene M., 85, of Marshfield, died Aug. 30. Born in 1913 in Britain, she was the daughter of Alexander and Lettice (Elrington) Chodzko. She attended schools in France and Cambridge University in England. She married Anthony Jurkiewicz, who died in 1991. She was a proof-reader at the Capital City Press in Montpelier, retiring in 1978 and was a member of the North American Martyrs Church in Marshfield. Survivors include four sons, Alexander, Roman, Dr. Anthony and Michael; one daughter, Christine Batey; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother. 

Lancaster, Norman Tyrer, 86, of Barre, died Aug. 31. Born in 1912 in England, he was the son of Alfred and Jane (Tyrer) Lancaster. He received his education in England and worked in his family's clothing store. He served with the Royal Air Force and following military service, owned and operated an auto parts business in England, retiring in 1974. In 1939, he married Edith Platt, who died in 1978. In 1982, he married Barbara Tucker Aimi. He was affiliated with the First Presbyterian Church in Barre. Survivors include his wife; a nephew and five nieces. 

Setien, Louis J., 63, of Barre, died Sept. 2. Born in Barre, he was the son of Amalio and Ormalinda (Lavin) Setien. He graduated from Spaulding High School. He was a fuel oil delivery driver in Barre. He joined the Barre City Fire Department in 1962 and was shift captain at the time of his death. In 1960, he married Ann Walker. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Terry Setien and Kris Setien; two brothers; one sister. 

Masi, Theresa A., 68, formerly of Barre, died Sept. 2. Born in 1929 in Watertown, Mass., she was the daughter of Alfred and Laura (Chamberlin) Dupuis. She attended schools in Littleton, N.H. In 1950, she married Vico Masi, who died in 1992. She was employed at the Rowan Court Nursing Home and she and her husband owned and operated Vic's Pizza shop on Main Street in Barre. She also worked for Home Health Care for the elderly. She was a member of St. Monica Church. Survivors include a daughter, Cynthia Green; a son, Michael; five grandchildren; her companion, Henry Hartford; two sisters. 

Norton, Eleanor C. (Passera), 78, formerly of Montpelier, died Sept. 2. Born in Montpelier, she was the daughter of Peter and Bertha (Cross) Passera. She graduated from St. Mary's High School in Amsterdam, N.Y. and from the Eastman School of Dental Hygiene in Rochester, N.Y. Survivors included her husband, Charles; two daughters, Andrea Norton and Nancy Murray; two sons, Peter and Christopher; nine grandchildren. 

Joslyn, David D., 75, of Worcester, died Aug. 8. Born in 1923 in Montpelier, he was the son of Maurice and Ruth Dutton Joslyn. He graduated from Montpelier High School and continued his education at Dartmouth College, receiving a BA in history. He attended the University of Vermont and later received a master's degree from the University of Kentucky. He served in the Air Force during WWII and also served in the Vermont National Guard. In 1967, he married Irene Archbold Jensvold, who died in 1996. He was a teacher in Woodstock and Bradford, as well as San Diego, CA, where he retired. He also worked as a resource librarian for the Vermont Department of Education. Survivors include three step-sons, Erik, Andrew and Christopher; a brother; several nieces and nephews.


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