Miscellaneous Washington County, Vermont Obituaries - 1999

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Grant, Sandra K., 49, of Bethel, died Jan. 20. Born in 1949 in Barre, she was the daughter of Edward and Carol (Smith) Grant. She attended schools in Vershire and attended Thetford Academy. In 1968, she married Bruce Comstock. She had worked as a waitress in West Lebanon, N.H. Survivors include her former husband; three sons, David, Paul and Richard; three daughters, Dawn Foster, Candice Comstock and Angela Grant; her father; a brother; three sisters; seven grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Hammond, Barbara H., 58, formerly of Waterbury, died Jan. 16. Born in 1940 in Hardwick, she was the daughter of Franklyn Cross and Ruth (Ainsworth) Hudson. She graduated from Waterbury High School and Sheldon Academy in Burlington. In 1983, she married Henry Hammond. She worked in electrical assembly at Fellows Corp. in No. Springfield, retiring after 20 years of service. She later worked at Precision Contract Manufacturing in Springfield. She was a member of Precision Valley Baptist Church in No. Springfield. Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Renee Nevers and Melissa Holt; a son, Franklyn; three grandchildren; a sister; nieces and nephews.

Quillia, Albertine, 52, of Royalton, died Jan. 14. Born in 1946 in Bennington, she was the daughter of William and Mary (Rice) Sawyer. She attended schools in Bennington and Bethel, including Whitcomb High School, and later received her GED. In 1965, she received her self-health nursing diploma. In 1967, she married Ronald Quillia Sr. She was employed at GW Plastics Inc. in Bethel and had also worked at the Atlantic Diner in Royalton and as a personal care attendant for Mrs. Rob Hazelton in Quebec. She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Royalton. Survivors include her husband; her mother; three daughters, Wendy Sawyer, Sadie Anne Tetrault and Donna St. Pierre; two stepsons, Ronald Jr. and Jeffrey; a stepdaughter, Deborah Welch; five brothers; four sisters; grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Gay, Rose Marie, 88, of Graniteville, died Jan. 20. Born in 1910 in Barre, she was the daughter of Angelo and Enrichetta (Lotti) Ambrosini. She attended Barre schools. In 1947, she married David Gay, who died in 1978. She was a clerk at the J.J. Newberry Store in Barre and attended Frances Cabrini Church in East Barre. Survivors include three nephews, William Gay, Alfred Gay and Ernest Gay; a niece, Lorna Perkins; two sisters-in-law; cousins.

Massey, Ruth E., 80, formerly of Greensboro, died Jan. 15. Born in 1918 in Hardwick, she was the daughter of Curtis and Lemyra (Farrand) Hood. She attended schools in East Hardwick and Craftsbury and graduated from Greensboro High School. In 1937, she married Paul Massey, who died in 1995. They owned and operated a dairy farm for more then 43 years in Greensboro. In 1967, she graduated from the Fanny Allen Memorial School of Nursing and worked at the Hardwick Hospital and Greensboro Nursing Home, retiring in 1974. She and her husband moved to Irasburg in 1987, after selling the farm. Survivors include a son, Edward; a daughter, Anna Morton; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers; a sister; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Morandi, Marcella B., 75, of Montpelier, died Jan. 21. Born in 1923 in Montpelier, she was the daughter of Clyde and Irene (Child) Baird. She attended Moretown Village Grade School and graduated from Montpelier Seminary. In 1947, she married Italo Morandi. She worked at National Life Insurance Co., retiring in 1974. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband; two sisters, Eleanor White and Janice Coates; many nieces and nephews.

Martineau, Mark A., 41, of Barre Town, died Jan. 15. Born in 1957 in Barre, he was the son of Raoul and Flora (Messier) Martineau. He attended St. Monica School and graduated from Spaulding High School. He worked on the family farm and was employed by Bates and Murray as a master electrician and also for National Life. He was a member of St. Monica Church. Survivors include his father; three sisters, Rita Martineau, Diane Clough and Marielle McKay; a niece, aunts and uncles.

Chartier, Armand J., 81, formerly of Barre, died Jan. 17. Born in 1917 in Rock Island, Quebec, Canada, he was the son of Edward and Helen (Sequin) Chartier. He attended school in Barre Town and served in the Army during WWII. In 1940, he married Marion Stewart, who died in 1989. They had moved to Connecticut and then to Petersburg, Fla., where they owned and operated a laundromat. They later moved to East Montpelier and when his wife died, he moved to Conn. Survivors include three daughters, Doris Reynard, Diane Chartier and Barbara Russell; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters.

Bailey, Laura Ann, 43, of Duxbury, died Jan. 17. Born in 1955 in Burbank, Calif., she was the daughter of Theodore Eckfeldt and Marilyn (Motuliak) Eckfeldt Duranleau. She graduated from Spaulding High School and continued her education at Kansas State University and Johnson State College. She worked as the activities director at Rowan Court Health and Rehab. Center and at National Life of Vermont. Recently, she was employed by Washington County Mental Health and at Kirby House in Waterbury. She was a member of the Waterbury Ambulance Service. Survivors include a sisters, Jayne Watkins; a brother, Ralph Duranleau; several nieces and nephews.

Parry, Joseph C., Sr., 80, of Montpelier, died Jan. 16. Born in 1918 in Northfield, he was the son of Arthur and Lillian (Gonyea) Parry Sr. He was educated in St. Monica's School in Barre. In 1942, he married Martha Jean Baull. He served in the Army during WWII and after discharge, began working for the Montpelier-Barre Railroad. He retired in 1978. Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Naomi Hudson, Virginia Sprague, Lillian Pixley, Betty-Ann Hopkins and Nina Witham; three sons, Joseph Jr., Allan and Michael; one sister; two brothers; 31 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren.

Green, Betty Jane, 67, of Moretown, died Jan. 19. Born in 1932 in Atlanta, Ga., she was the daughter of Walter and Cora (Sanders) Moore Sr. She attended schools in Atlanta. In 1946, she married Claude Green, who died in 1991. She worked at Sprague Electric in Barre and later as a psychiatric technician at the Vermont State Hospital in Waterbury. More recently she had worked at Adams Lumber Co. in Moscow. Survivors include three daughters, Joyce Martin, Claudia Perry and Darlene Veal; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four sisters; three brothers; nieces and nephews.

Sears, Walter F., 90, of Northfield, died Jan. 18. Born in 1090 in Northfield, he was the son of Fred and Ida (Swann) Sears. In 1930, he married Jessie Maude Sayers, who died in 1985. In 1986, he married Arlene Curtis. He worked as a farmer at Stillman Stevens' farm and later at Ken Weston's farm. He drove tractor-trailer trucks for Faster Food Products of New York City and had been night watchman at Northfield Wood Products and worked for Ed Spada at the South Village Mobil in So. Northfield. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Norman and Kenneth; four daughters, Lucy (Mrs. Roger) Hovey; Nada (Mrs. Robert) Kelley; Helen (Mrs. Ray) Thompson; Margaret (Mrs. Donald) Therber; 28 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; six stepchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Boyles, Gertrude, 82, of Calais, died Jan. 18. Born in 1917 in Wolcott, she was the daughter of Carrie (Walsh) and Urban Martin. She graduated from Craftsbury Academy and the University of Vermont-Mary Fletcher School of Nursing. In 1942, she married George Orvis Boyles, who died in 1963. She had done general duty nursing at United Hospital in Port Chester, N.Y. and later at Bennington College. She founded the Dog River Workshop along with a friend, Louise McMartin. They produced handcrafts and wrote children's stories. She also ran a private kindergarten and helped establish the area's first Head Start program. She was a member of the United Church in Northfield. In 1967, she moved to Calais and after earning a bachelor's degree at Goddard College, worked as a school nurse in Northfield and at the Berlin Elementary School, retiring in 1980. Survivors include three children, Margaret Boyles, Patricia Boyles and Peter Boyles; three grandchildren; a sister; three brothers.

Peduzzi, Leo L., formerly of Barre and more recently of Boston, Mass., died Jan. 19. He was born in Barre and had lived in Wareham, Mass. for the past 43 years. He received bachelor and master degrees in music from Boston University. He taught in Wareham (Mass.) public schools and became vice principal of Decas School in 1973 and principal in 1974. He retired in 1995. He was a member of the First Congregational Church.

Brown, Gordon A., Jr., 58, formerly of Bethel, died Jan. 17. Born in 1940 in Hanover, N.H., he was the son of Gordon and Eunice (Kingsbury) Brown. He was educated in Gaysville and Bethel schools. He served in the Army for several years and was a mechanic for Freys Engine Rebuild Co. in Clarksville, Tenn. Survivors include two sons, James and Joseph; a daughter, Shannon Brown; two brothers; two sisters; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Cumming, Ethel M., 90, formerly of Barre, died Jan. 14. Born in 1908 in Buffalo, N.Y., she was the daughter of William and Helen (Gray) Cumming. The family moved to Barre when she was a child and she attended Barre school, graduating from Spaulding High School. She majored in accounting at Hunter College in New York City and was a bookkeeper for the family business, Granite City Tool Co. in Barre and Elberton, GA. She was a member of the Barre Congregational Church. Survivors include three nephews, Donald Allen, Robert Eisenwinter and Allan Eisenwinter; five nieces, Joan Thompson, Dorothy Peck, Constance Sanvik, Mavid Thompson and Lucille Martin.

Kelley, Gerald D., 83, of Montpelier, died Jan. 15. Born in 1915 in West Rutland, he was the son of Charles and Nellie (Fosberg) Kelley. He graduated from West Rutland High School and in 1937, married Eleanor McMahon. He served in the Civil Air Patrol during WWII. He was employed as manager of M.H. Fishman's and later was purchasing agency and inventory controller for Goldburg Auto in St. Johnsbury. He was a member of St. Monica Church. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Therese (Mrs. Gerald) McNamara; a granddaughter; three great-grandsons; a brother; several nieces and nephews.

Chiuchiolo, John A., 76, of Barre, died Jan. 19. Born in 1922 in Concord, he was the son of Antonio and Bertina (Cerasoli) Chiuchiolo. The family moved to Barre in 1924, where he attended schools. He moved back to Concord to live with his grandparents and graduated from Concord High School. He attended Tri-State College in Indiana and graduated from the University of Vermont with a bachelor's degree in education. In 1947, he married Constance Rossi. He served in the Marine Corps during WWII. He had been a reporter for the former Barre Daily Times and worked at Consolidated Memorials of Barre. From 1969 until retiring in 1978, he taught industrial arts at Williamstown High School. He had been affiliated with the First Presbyterian Church of Barre. Survivors include his wife; a son, John; two daughters, Jan Fortier and Paula Chiuchiolo; a sister; a brother; three nephews.

Cerutti, Juelia D., 85, of Barre, died Jan. 18. Born in 1913 in Barre, she was the daughter of Herbert and Mary (Silvi) Abbey. She attended elementary school in Berlin and graduated from Montpelier High School. In 1934, she married Alphonse Desilets, who died in 1974. In 1977, she married John Cerutti. She had worked for Nationwide Insurance in Montpelier and Harold Howes Construction and Real Estate Co. She retired in 1977 from the Vermont Department of Social Welfare. She later worked for the Vermont Department of Taxes. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Montpelier and the Hedding United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Nancy Gale; a son, Alan Desilets; three step-daughters, Jane Tait, Martha Howe and Diane Root; a stepson, Bryan Cerutti; 13 grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; nieces and nephews.

Dodge, Susanne M., 9, of Royalton, died Jan. 16. Born in 1989 in Randolph, she was the daughter of Edward and Sadie (Quillia) Dodge III. She had attended Sharon Elementary School and was a third grade student at South Royalton Elementary School. She had attended Sunday School at Bethel United Church and Royalton Congregational Church. Survivors include her mother and step-father, Leonard Tetrault; her father; a sister, Yvonne Dodge; a half-brother, Jashua Tetrault; grandfather, Ronald Quillia Sr.; grandparents, Betty and Gerald Boulanger; grandmother, Patricia Hooker; great-grandmother, Mary Pratt; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Owens, Olga C., 81, of Montpelier, died Jan. 19. Born in 1917 in Barre, she was the daughter of Carlo and Regina (Abbiati) Colombo. She attended Barre schools and graduated from Spaulding High School. She later attended the former Barre City Hospital School of Nursing. Her husband, Bernard James Owens, died in 1966. She was employed as a bookkeeper for several Montpelier businesses including her husband's plumbing and heating service. Survivors include two nieces, Sandra Nelson and Susan Somaini; grandnieces and nephews. 

Lafayette, Gertrude A., 76, of Northfield, died Jan. 26. Born in 1922 in Franklin, she was the daughter of Joseph and Jenny (Parrizo) Lavender. She attended schools in Franklin. In 1938, she married Claude White, who died in 1958. She raised her children in Brattleboro and worked as a journey-woman at the Book Press in Brattleboro. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Marsha; a step-daughter, Katherine Davidson; a granddaughter; a great-granddaughter; many nieces and nephews.

Wheeler, Floyd G., 87, of Northfield, died Jan .24. Born in 1911 in Moretown, he was the son of Fred and Ola (Warren) Wheeler. He attended Moretown and Riverton schools. In 1934, he married Madeline Taylor, who predeceased him. He was a farmer and worked on road construction for many years. He owned and operated a Ford tractor dealership in Riverton and was a well-known auctioneer. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church in Northfield. Survivors include a daughter; four brothers; two sisters; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Bolio, John G., 61, formerly of Barre, died Jan. 23. Born in 1937 in Montpelier, he was the son of Allen and Jeanne (Cecile) Bolio. Survivors include his wife, Rose Bolio; two sons, Larry and Steve; five daughters, Ida Dunster, Ellen Pulsifer, Teia Bolio, Cheryl Metivier and Joyce Tassie.

Lamson, Howard H., 90, of Brookfield, died Jan. 23. Born in 1908 in Brookfield, he was the son of Arthur Clair and Bertha Gladys (Holmes) Lamson. He attended elementary school in Brookfield and graduated from Williamstown High School. He carried on the operation of the family farm. Survivors include six sisters, Edith Boright, Irene Cady, Esther Rose, Gail Lamson, Carol Rousseau and Ruth Lane; nieces and nephews.

Denison, Lawrence J., 74, formerly of Washington, died Jan. 23. Born in 1924 in Washington, he was the son of George and Lulu (Gallant) Denison. He attended schools in Washington. In 1947, he married Jureen Colby. He served with the Army during WWII. He was employed by the railroad in Vermont and Alaska and retired in Sterling, Colo. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church. Survivors include his wife; a son, Alan; a daughter, Ellen Dunkling; two granddaughters; three brothers.

Wilkins, Lois B., 72, of Stowe, died Jan. 23. Born in 1926, she was the daughter of Frank and Inez (McManis) Bean. She was raised by Carrol and Laura McManis. She graduated from Stowe High School and attended Johnson Normal School. In 1949, she married Richard Wilkins, who died in 1989. She was a switchboard operator for New England Telephone in Stowe Village and more recently was a secretary at the Village of Stowe Water and Light Department. She was a member of the Stowe Community Church. Survivors include three daughters, Janet (Mrs. Bruce) Godin, Gwyn (Mrs. Randy) Manidgo and Ricki (Mrs. Michael) Siska; a son, Jack; eight grandchildren; a sister; many nieces and nephews.

Somerville, Joanne P., 56, of Montpelier, died Jan. 24. Born in Barre, she was the daughter of Clayton and Eleda (Brock) Somerville. She worked at Ben & Jerry's in Waterbury until 1997, retiring due to illness. Survivors include two brothers, Richard Somerville and Robert Somerville; several nieces and nephews.

DeCelle, Martha A., 89, formerly of Waterbury, died Jan. 26. Born in 1909 in Huntington, she was the daughter of Stephen and Rose (Burnett) Riggs. She graduated from Waterbury High School and in 1928, married Roland L. DeCelle. She was a homemaker and also owned and operated Colbyville TV Co. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Bradenton, Fla. Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Mary Wadsworth and Carolyn Ellis; one son, Paul DeCelle; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters.

Perry, Robert L., 70, of Cabot, died Jan. 22. Born in 1928 in Cabot, he was the son of Leon and Beatrice (Lance) Perry. He attended Cabot schools. In 1953, he married Erma M. Guy. He worked at the Paul Hopkins Hardware Store and was road commissioner for Cabot. He trained municipal grader operators in Vermont. He served in the Army during the Korean War. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Paul, Allan and Timothy; two sisters; six grandchildren.

Thompson, William F., 72, of Hardwick, died Jan. 29. Born in 1926 in St. Johnsbury, he was the son of Guy and Belle (Steadford) Thompson. He attended Barre public schools. In 1969, he married Patricia Ann Collier, who died in 1969. In 1971, he married Nila Louise Sargeant. In his earlier years he worked for the Pratt and Whitney Company and Howard Johnson, both in Hartford, Conn. He returned to Vermont in 1954 and worked for Orleans Manufacturing, delivered milk for Lauradon Jersey Farms for 20 years and Booth Brothers for six. He was employed by the Town of Greensboro and then moved to Hardwick and drove bus for Wildcat Busing, was a short order cook for the FireSide Restaurant and a custodian for the Town of Hardwick and the Maple Street Apartments. He was a past member of the Greensboro Fire Department. Survivors include his wife; two sons, David and William G.; three daughters, Audria Cleveland, Ginger Hall and Vicki Bisson; a step-son, Jody Berard and a step-daughter, Patricia Wakeham; a brother; nine grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Hill, Esther F., 72, of East Montpelier, died Jan. 23. Born in 1926 in Rock Island, Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of Eric Gornalle and Bernadette (Fregeau) Bethel. She attended a private Catholic school in Canada. In 1951, she married Richard Ward Hill. She was employed by the Royal Bank of Canada and later the Vermont Transportation Agency, retiring in 1981. She was a member of St. Augustine's Church in Montpelier. Survivors include her husband; a sister, Marion Toohey; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Cole, Carleton J., 82, of Bethel, died Jan. 22. Born in 1916 in Hanson, Mass., he was the son of Walter and Cora (Bell) Cole. He was educated in Hanson schools. In 1946, he married Angelina Zarrella. He was a supervisor for the Brockton-Taunton Gas Co., retiring in 1978. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Shirley Moon and Barbara Butler; two sisters; four brothers; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Hatch, Benjamin R., 77, formerly of Montpelier, died Jan. 13. Born in 1921 in Montpelier, he was the son of Samuel and Isabelle (Rogers) Hatch. He graduated from Spaulding High School and served in the Army during WWII. In 1944, he married Carolyn Young. He was a retired electrician. Survivors include his wife; a son, Roger; two daughters, Joyce Milone and Barbara Hebert; five grandchildren; a brother; four half-sisters.

Bond, Richard L., 52, formerly of Montpelier, died Jan. 22. Born in 1946, he was the son of Gladys and Stanley Bond. He grew up in Vermont and graduated from Montpelier High School and Babson College in Boston, Mass. He had served in the Army and was employed with the Xerox Corp. and for Empire Pacific Industries in Calif. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Jennifer Bonds; a sister; a brother; his mother; a niece and nephew.

Densmore, Sabin Jr., 72, of Chelsea, died Jan. 27. Born in 1925 in Chelsea, he was the son of Sabin and Amber (Cole) Densmore Sr. He attended school in Newburgh, N.Y. and Chelsea. He also attended Chelsea High School and the Vermont School of Agriculture in Randolph Center. In 1955, he married Phyllis M. Taplin. He worked at Merli Goodwin sawmill in Calif. and had worked at the Hovey Bacon and Arthur Button farms in Chelsea. He also operated a milk route for Chelsea Creamery and worked as a mechanic for the E.H. Kennedy garage in Chelsea. He was a carpenter and was employed by Lacillade Lumber Co. in Williamstown and Martin's Ford Tractor in East Brookfield. He retired in 1978. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Sandy Emerson; a son, Douglas; two grandchildren; an aunt; two special friends; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Fitzgerald, Mary Helen, 79, of Northfield, died Jan. 28. Born in 1919 in Nova Scotia, Canada, she was the daughter of Frank and Agnes Beals. In 1942, she married Robert Fitzgerald, who died in 1971. She had worked at Maynard Moore in Stoneham, Mass. for over 35 years. She moved to Tunbridge in 1973 and then Randolph, prior to going to the Mayo Nursing Home in Northfield in 1998. Survivors include her nephew and his wife, Ken and Nicole Fitzgerald and their children; a niece and a nephew.

Follett, Elizabeth T., 91, of Randolph, died Jan. 22. Born in 1908 in Upper Montclair, N.J., she was the daughter of Laurin Hamilton and Suzannah Bailey (Harlow) Turner. She graduated from Upper Montclair High School and attended Lycee Ma Liere and Chateau DeBologne, a finishing school in Paris. In 1927, she married Charles Lester, who died in 1947. She later married Theodore Lyman who died in 1966 and Merritt Follett who died in 1971. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Randolph. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Peggy Ann Lyman; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Dwinell, Paulene R., 89, of Plainfield, died Jan. 24. Born in 1918 in Cabot, she was the daughter of Leroy and Blanche (Smith) Ross. She attended schools in Cabot. In 1934, she married Donald Dwinell, who died in 1987. She was employed as a telephone operator for the Mollys Falls Telephone Co. in Marshfield. Survivors include a son, Prentiss.

Gove, Robert K., 59, formerly of Warren and Montpelier, died Jan. 28. Born in 1939 in Montpelier, he was the son of Robert and Lepha (Long) Gove. He graduated from Waitsfield High School and later attended a chef's school in New Haven, Conn. As a young man he worked on the family farm in Warren. He moved to Genesis Elder Care in Morrisville in 1998. Survivors include his father; a brother, Willard; several nieces and nephews.

Berry, Clifford G., 62, formerly of Randolph and more recently of San Diego, Calif., died Jan. 6. Born in 1936 in Randolph, he was the son of Howard and Helen (Bruce) Berry. He graduated from Whitcomb High School and served in the Army. He worked for several airlines and for the County of San Diego in the Social Services Department. He retired in 1998. Survivors include three sisters, Patricia Gilman, Denise Carrier and Cynthia Miller; two brothers; many nieces and nephews.

Robinson, Chelsea Marie, 16, of Calais, died Jan. 28. Born in 1982 in Juneau, Alaska, she was the daughter of Lloyd and Jill (Morey) Robinson. She attended schools in Juneau and later in East Montpelier. She was a student at U-32 High School, where she was a junior and planned to attend the University of Hawaii. She was quite accomplished in arts and crafts and enjoyed working at the Maple Corner Store in East Calais. Survivors include her father; her mother; two brothers, George and Toby; a maternal grandfather, Curtis Morey; paternal grandparents, Kenneth and Mary Robinson; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Issler, Melissa M., 22, of Craftsbury, died Jan. 25. Born in 1976 in Attleboro, Mass., she graduated from Lamoille Union High School. She owned and operated a T-shirt shop in Johnson. Survivors include her mother, Catherine Issler; her grandmother, Cecilia Carignan; her fiance, John Premo and his son, Michael; two aunts.

Orfield, Agnes M., 80, of Waterbury Center, died Feb. 7. Born in 1918 in St. Albans, she was the daughter of Joseph and Eva (Giroux) Metayer. In 1955, she married Richard Orfield, who died in 1995. She worked as a cook and housekeeper in local homes. She also worked at Stoware in Stowe, Cellucord in Richmond and Goodyear in Windsor. She was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Waterbury. Survivors include her son, Donald; a daughter, Barbara Kingsbury; four grandchildren; two brothers; one sister; nieces and nephews.

Beal, Natalie Brooks, 76, of East Montpelier, died Feb. 7. Born in 1922 in East Boston, Mass., she was the daughter of Elton Ray and Esther Patten (Smith) Beal. She graduated from Burlington High School and from the University of Vermont. She served in the Women's Army Corps and the Army Reserves, retiring with the rank of captain. Survivors include a sister, Barbara (Beal) Green.

Trengrove, Edward L., 84, of Middlesex, died Feb. 9. Born in 1914 in Summit, N.J., he was the son of Albert and Mary Trengrove. He lived in N.J. for 83 years before moving to Vermont. In 1948, he married Mary Alyce Trengrove, who died in 1989. He worked for the Summit Board of Recreation for more than 45 years. Survivors include a son, Edward; a daughter, Maribeth (Mrs. Harold) Domanski; a brother; two sisters; four grandchildren; cousins; nieces and nephews.

Senna, Jeanette E., 82, of Stowe-Morrisville, died Feb. 5. Born in 1916 in Morristown, she was the daughter of Eli and Olive (Flanders) Fisk. In 1939, she married Donald Senna, who died in 1995. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Morey and Joan Perry; a son, James; a sister; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Lagerstedt, Sidney B., infant daughter of Christopher and Toni (Bussiere) Lagerstedt, died recently. Survivors include her parents; paternal grandparents, Richard and Lezley Lagerstedt; maternal grandparents, Ruby and Albert Bussiere; paternal great-grandparents, Richard and Ruth Lagerstedt and Grant and Carter Holt; paternal great-great-grandparents, Mary (Mrs. John) Sillen and Frank Lagerstedt; many cousins, aunts and uncles.

Howlett, Mildred M., 78, of East Barre, died Feb. 7. Born in 1920 in Pittsburg, N.H., she was the daughter of George and Cecelia (Parent) McLaughlin. She attended Trow Hill School and graduated from Spaulding High School. In 1942, she married Lenwood Howlett, who died in 1982. She was an executive secretary for the Insurance Service Office in Concord, N.H. She moved to Barre in 1983. Survivors include two sisters, Wilma Corti and Mona Booe; a brother, John "Jack" McLaughlin; nieces and nephews.

Brochu, Edward, Sr., 73, of Barre, died Feb. 11. Born in 1925 in Hardwick, he was the son of Davila and Elodie (Patoine) Brochu. He attended schools in Hardwick. In 1946, he married Edmee Fontaine, who died in 1973. In 1979, he married Florence Grenier. He was a farmer and later worked in powerline construction. He also had been employed by des Groseilliers Funeral Home in Hardwick and as a night watchman at National Life. After retiring, he worked delivering papers for the Times Argus. He was a member of St. Monica's Church. Survivors include his wife; a son, Edward Jr.; five daughters, Jocelyne Brochu, Suzanne Brochu, Louise Cyr, Lydia Batten and Lina Wheeler; two stepsons, Daniel Grenier and Richard Grenier; two step-daughters, Sylvia Farnham and Linda Wadkin; six sisters; four brothers; 19 grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Goodell, Daniel, 80, of Berlin, died Feb. 8. Born in 1918 in Randolph, he was the son of Alpha and Eva (Moulton) Goodell. He had lived at Berlin Health and Rehab Center since 1977. Survivors include a sister, Alice (Mrs. Stewart) Carey; a brother, Alfred.

Guazzoni, Anna L., 88, of Montpelier, died Feb. 10. Born in 1910 in Peru, N.Y., she was the daughter of George and Pearl (Kellogg) Thomas. She attended schools in Middlesex and Montpelier Seminary, completing her GED and taking dietician courses at the University of Vermont. She was a dietician at the Mayo Memorial Hospital in Northfield, retiring in 1974. She later was an aide. In 1942, she married Nerio Guazzoni. Survivors include her husband; three sons, Kenneth, Robert and Thomas; two daughters, Angelina Newell and Mildred Bignell; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; three brothers; one sister; nieces and nephews.

Harrington, Barbara S., 102, formerly of Montpelier, died Feb. 10. She was born in 1896 in Montpelier and graduated from Montpelier Seminary. She lived in Newton, Mass. at the time of her death. Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Logan; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Corrigan, Eleanor, 95, of Barre, died Feb. 6. Born in 1903 in Marlboro, N.H., she was the daughter of Frank and Ora (LaMere) Jacques. She attended grade schools in New Hampshire and Massachusetts and graduated from high school in New Jersey. In 1923, she married Milo Miner, who died in 1958. In 1968, she married John Corrigan, who died in 1975. She was a telephone operator in Newton Center, Mass. Memberships included St. Monica's Church. Survivors include nieces and nephews.

Bailey, Richard F., 66, of Williamstown, died Feb. 5. Born in 1932 in Barre, he was the son of J. Frank and Hazel (Williams) Bailey. He attended schools in Williamstown. In 1954, he married Virginia Couillard. In 1994, he married Shirley Morrie. He purchased the family farm in 1956, retiring from it in 1986. He drove school bus from 1986 to 1998. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Steven and Russell; a daughter, Jenny Bailey; a stepson, Ralph Mowatt; a step-daughter, Pamela Tassie; four sisters; two brothers; four grandsons; a granddaughter; nieces and nephews.


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