Miscellaneous Washington County, Vermont Obituaries - 1999

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Kennedy, Florence "Emmy", 88, of Chelsea, died Sept. 4. Born in 1911 in Chelsea, she was the daughter of Will and Cora (Durkee) Densmore. She attended school in Chelsea, graduated from West Springfield (Mass.) High School and from Montpelier Seminary with a teaching certificate. She taught schools in South Washington, Bethel Gilead and Chelsea. In 1943, she married Richard Kennedy, who died in 1960. Survivors include a daughter, Jean K. Bernier; two grandchildren; a great-grandson; nieces and nephews.

Sambel, Paul H., 85, of Northfield Falls, died Sept. 6. Born in 1941 in North Terrytown, N.Y., he was the son of Joseph and Anna Elizabeth (Miethke) Sambel. In 1941, he married Dorothy Hockman, who died in 1994. He had worked many years at Norwich University in the maintenance department and was superintendent of the town cemeteries for 10 years. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church in Northfield. Survivors include two sons, Paul and Robert; one brother; two sisters; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Hurdle, Kathryn, 49, of Washington, died Sept. 7. Born in 1950 in San Francisco, Calif., she was the daughter of Walter and Elizabeth (Wickline) Grimes. She attended Crestmore High School in Calif. She married John Dobrowski, they later divorced. In 1975, she married Charles Hurdle. She worked at Budzyn Beef and later as a waitress at Lum's and Shoney's restaurants. She was a member of the Washington Baptist Church and a volunteer dispatcher for the Washington Fire Department. Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Jacqueline Dobrowski; two sons, John Dobrowski and Sean Hurdle; six grandchildren; two brothers; five sisters; cousins, nieces and nephews.

Warner, Margo E., 55, formerly of Barre, died Sept. 5. Born in 1943 in Barre, she was the daughter of C. James and A. Liane (Roberts) Fitzpatrick. She attended St. Monica's Elementary School and graduated from Marian High School. In 1966, she married Stanley F. Warner. She was employed by the New Hampshire Insurance Company and the Vermont Department of Employment Security in Montpelier. She also worked for the School Administrative Unit 53 in Suncook, N.H. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Ericka Manyak; a brother; nieces and nephews.

Smith, Alfred D., 67, formerly of Barre, died Aug. 10. Born in 1932 in Barre, he attended schools there. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He moved to Calif. and became a meat cutter and owned his own meat market. He retired in 1988. In 1987, he married Juanita Salazar, who died in 1993. Survivors include a son, Douglas Smith; a daughter, Tammy (Mrs. Joe) Reynolds; two stepsons, Michael and Thomas Payne; a brother; two sisters; a special friend, Grace Hargens; many grandchildren.

Hauver, Evelyn C., 92, of Northfield Falls, died Sept. 3. Born in 1907 in Plymouth, Conn., she was the daughter of Aaron and Cora Belle (Johnson) Chase. In 1932, she married Harold H. Hauver. They moved to Northfield after retiring in 1973. She was a member of the Northfield Falls Methodist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Beverly (Mrs. Leo) Donahue, Elnora (Mrs. Fred) D'Angelo and Jerene (Mrs. Dwaine) Glidden; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Southworth, Norwood J., Sr., 64, of Williamstown, died Sept. 4. Born in 1935 in Norway, Maine, he was the son of James and Pansy (Maynard) Southworth. He attended schools in Plymouth, N.H. and in Barre. In 1961, he married Geraldine (Gerry) Brown. He was employed as a meat cutter for Comolli and Savoie in Barre and then was employed by Rock of Ages Quarry, retiring in 1997. He had served in the Navy from 1954-58. He served on the Williamstown Fire Department and was fire warden for 21 years. Survivors include his wife; a son, Norwood Jr.; a daughter, Lori Ann Scott; a grandson; several nieces and nephews.

Spaulding, Jesse S., Jr. 65, of Northfield, died Sept. 9. Born in 1933 in Roxbury, he was the son of Jesse Sr. and Mona (York) Spaulding. He graduated from Northfield High School. He had been married to Norma Burnell. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He worked for Northfield Wood Products, retiring in 1974. Survivors include three sons, Ronald, Donald and Bernard; a daughter, Karen Spaulding; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; a great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews.

DeForge, Rodney F., 52, formerly of Barre, died Sept. 9. Born in 1947 in Barre, he was the son of Wilford and Dorothy (Johnson) DeForge. He married Josephine Keough. He was employed in the stone quarries in Barre and most recently at Greenmont Lumber in Underhill. Survivors include his wife; a son, Jeffrey; his daughter, Terry Zavorotny; three grandchildren; seven sisters; one brother.

Letourneau, Blanche, 93, formerly of Graniteville, died Sept. 6. Born in 1905 in Graniteville, she was the daughter of Joseph and Alexandrine (Brodeur) Letourneau. She attended Mount St. Mary's Academy and was a member of St. Joseph's Parish. Survivors include seven nieces and nephews; several cousins.

Lee, Eunice Hayes, 88, of Craftsbury, died Sept. 7. She was born in 1911 in South Carolina. She married Harold Lee in 1928. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a son, Robert; two daughters, Alice Lee Menard and Patricia Rai Lee; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.

Archambault, June Smith, 88, formerly of Cabot, died July 17. She was the daughter of Angus and Bessie Smith. She attended Cabot schools, graduating from Cabot High School and Lyndon State College. she taught elementary school in Ryegate, Barton and Plainfield, and in Reading, Pa. She had been married to Joseph Archambault. Survivors include a daughter, Diana Marie; a son, Jean Paul Archambault; four grandchildren; a sister; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

White, Leon W., 99, formerly of Brookfield, died Sept. 8. Born in 1900 in Mooers Forks, N.Y., he was the son of Emile and Media (Furlong) White. He graduated from Brookfield High School and later attended the agricultural college in Randolph. In 1920, he married S. Jane Kirkpatrick, who died in 1989. They had lived in Brookfield and Northfield and moved to Brattleboro in 1946. He became a self-employed barber. Survivors include two daughters, Verlie Washburn and Aleda Collins; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two nieces.

Merchant, Donald E., 76, of Duxbury, died Sept. 6. Born in 1923 in Duxbury, he was the son of Aldolph and Nora (Hayes) Merchant. He attended Duxbury schools and in 1945, married Dorothy Harvey. He had worked at the former Wheeler Chevrolet in Waterbury and became the supervisor of the maintenance department at the Vermont State Hospital, retiring in 1986. He served in the Army during WWII. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Donald, Dennis and Daniel; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother; several nieces and nephews.

Brault, Richard E., 82, of Graniteville, died Sept. 6. Born in 1916 in Beebe Plains, he was the son of Emile and Yvonne (Daidnault) Brault. He attended schools in Beebe, Quebec. He moved to Barre in 1955 and was employed as a body man and mechanic by Perry Auto. In 1943, he married Pauline Roy, who died in 1993. He was a member of St. Sylvester Church. Survivors include one son, Alain; two grandsons; one granddaughter;two great-grandchildren; two sisters.

Banks, Erik Bradham, 27, formerly of Barre, died recently. Born in 1971 in Hartford, Conn., he graduated from Spaulding High School. He served four years in the Marine Corps and became a journey-man for the International Brotherhood of Electrical workers, where he was a fiber optics technician. Survivors include his wife, Laura (Boutin) Banks; a stepdaughter, Alicia Barton; his mother, Pamela Jean Banks; two brothers; his grandfather; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Hauver, Evelyn C., 92, of Northfield Falls, died Sept. 3. Born in 1927 in Plymouth, Conn., she was the daughter of Aaron and Cora Belle (Johnson) Chase. In 1923, she married Harold Hauver, who died in 1978. He worked as a telemarketer for the Veteran's Association in Connecticut. Memberships included the Northfield Falls Methodist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Beverly Donahue, Elnora D'Angelo and Jeren Glidden; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Grace, Helene M., 93, of Waterbury, died Sept. 4. Born in 1906, she was the daughter of Moses Leon and Louise (Fremeau) Thibault. She graduated from Cathedral High School in Burlington. In 1931, she married Healy E. Grace, who died in 1962. She was an administrative secretary for the state of Vermont, retiring in 1969. She was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church. Survivors include four sons, Robert, Richard, John and Stephen; two daughters, Marjorie Gormel and Mary Parizo; 16 grandchildren; a brother; several nieces and nephews.

Peduzzi, Norman E., 83, formerly of Barre, died Sept. 10. Born in 1916 in Barre, he attended Barre schools. In 1948, he married Margaret Strachan, who died in February of this year. He was a clerk in Washington County and Chittenden County courts. He was a member of the Burlington Congregational Church. Survivors include a sister-in-law, Florence Christie; two nephews, Bruce Strachan and Robbie Strachan; a niece, Nancy Buttura.

Eastman, Linda L., 52, formerly of Websterville, died Sept. 13. Born in 1946 in Websterville, she was the daughter of Gerald and Maxine Eastman. She graduated from Spaulding High School and attended Reformed Bible Institute in Grand Rapids Mich. In 1970, she married Ronald Guckert. Survivors include three daughters, Nedra Guckert, Dawn Guckert and Elizabeth Guckert; her father; a brother; three sisters.

Heed, Huguette M., 67, of Brookfield, died Sept. 13. Born in 1932 in Metz, France, she was the daughter of Lucien and Anna (Rheinhart) Spiquel. She was educated in France. In 1957, she married Joseph J. Heed. They lived in France, then Huntington, N.Y. and moved to Brookfield in 1962. She was a master cook. Survivors include her husband; a son, Michael; two daughters, Danielle Pisani and Liliane McHugh; four grandchildren.

Bushey, Mayme E., 83, of Montpelier, died Sept. 15. Born in 1916 in Irasburg, she was the daughter of Henry and Nellie (Lawrence) Baldwin. She attended graded school in East Montpelier and graduated from Montpelier High School. In 1935, she married Frederick Bushey, who died in 1969. She worked in her aunt's home for the elderly and also cared for patients in their homes. For several years she worked in retail in the Charlestown Mill Sweater Store in Berlin. Survivors include three sons, Phillip, Reed and Roy; one daughter, Betty Wood; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Bogni, Roger J., 63, of Barre, died Sept. 14. Born in 1936, he was the son of Luigi and Helen (Kelley) Bogni. He attended schools in Barre and married Mary White. He was employed as a nurses' aide at the Vermont State Hospital in Waterbury. Survivors include a brother, Edward Bogni; an aunt, Rose Loverin.

Northrop, Lucy, 50, formerly of Montpelier, died Sept. 2. Survivors include a son, Eric Elliott; her parents, Robert and Julia Northrop and Adele Fox Machia; her grandmother, Jean Fox; four brothers, Michael, Stephen, Bill and Chas; two sisters, Pat Boutilier and Grace Freeman.

Utley, Cecil Walter, 89, formerly of Montpelier, died Sept. 14. Born in St. Albans, he was the son of George and Josephine Utley. He attended public schools in Rutland, graduating from Rutland High School and the University of Vermont with a degree in Civil Engineering. He served with the Army Reserve during WWII. He was a Planning and Program Engineer with the Federal Highway Administration in New York and Vermont, retiring in 1973. He was a member of the Bethany United Church of Christ in Montpelier and a previous member of the Grace Congregational Church in Rutland. Survivors include two sons, Ronald and Gayle; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Bacon, Beatrice, 87, formerly of Randolph, died Sept. 13. Born in 1912 in Randolph, she was attended Randolph schools. Her husband, Rosario Bacon, died in 1994. She worked in the gluing room at Webster's Mill in Randolph and was a past member of the United Church of Randolph. Survivors include nieces and nephews.

Arnholm, Merena M., 75, of Barre, died Sept. 15. Born in 1924 in Barre, she was the daughter of Charles and Merena (Fisher) Arnholm and attended schools in Barre. She was employed by the John R. Miles Supply Co. and also worked as a caregiver. Survivors include two brothers and one sister.

Joyal, Maurice, 80, formerly of Barre, died Sept. 13. He attended St. Monica School and Spaulding High School. He was a pilot in the Air Force during WWII. Survivors include two sons, Michael and Bryant; two brothers; one sister.

Lewis, Lynne S., 57, formerly of Barre, died Sept. 12. Born in 1941 in Stoneham, Mass., she was the daughter of Salvatore and Ailene (Ferris) D'Agostino. She grew up and attended schools in Saugus, Mass. and had lived in Barre and St. Johnsbury, Vt., before moving to Lancaster, N.H. in 1981. She did volunteer work at Lancaster Elementary School and was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons, Richard Jr. and Steven; two daughters, Cheryle McAllister and Nancy Bonney; a sister; four grandchildren.

Sanborn, David J., Sr., 72, of West Brookfield, died Sept. 10. Born in 1927 in Lyndhurst, N.J., he was the son of Elmer and Margaret (Lorden) Sanborn. He attended Lyndhurst schools. He served in the Navy during WWII and following discharge, he and his brother Edward operated Sanborn's Deli. He worked as a pipe insulator until retirement. In 1948, he married Isabelle Marie Reilly. They moved to Vermont in 1986. He was a member of Saints Donatian and Rogatian Catholic Church in Randolph. Survivors include his wife; five sons, David Jr., Donald, William, Charles and John; four daughters, Eileen Cramsie, Margaret Kirkpatrick, Mary Borie and Maureen Morse; three brothers; two sisters; 27 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Burnes, Alden Whitney, 77, of Montpelier, died recently. Born in 1922 in Barre, he was the son of George and Marion (Pollard) Burnes. He was educated in the Montpelier schools and graduated from Montpelier High School. He served in the Navy during WWII. He retired as manager of the Blanchard Block in Montpelier in 1977. Prior to that he had been an engineer with the Vermont State Highway Dept. and co-owner of Capital Candy Co. In 1946, he married Daphne Smith. Survivors include his wife; a niece, Robin Blanchard; a nephew, George Burnes; several grand nieces and nephews.

Morris, Norman L., 86, of Williamstown, died Sept. 10. Born in 1913 in Williamstown, he was the son of Norman and Eliza (MacIver) Morrison. He attended Williamstown schools and graduated from Williamstown High School. He worked for the Vermont Forestry Service and was a veteran of the Army, serving during WWII. In 1945, he began employment at the Trow and Holden Co. in Barre, retiring in 1979. In 1941, he married Ervine Webster. He had been a member of the Graniteville Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Maureen Marble; a son, Norman; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews. 

Carrier, Margaret M., 62, formerly of Waitsfield, died Sept. 25. Born in 1937 in Waitsfield, she was the daughter of Francis and Clarabelle (Haskins) Carrier. In 1981, she moved to New Jersey, where she was manager of the WA WA store in Englishtown and later was a switchboard operator at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune. She retired two years ago. Survivors include two brothers, Douglas Carrier and Gary Carrier; a sister, Beverley Swasay.

O'Connor, Lawrence N., 83, of Berlin, died Sept. 26. Born in 1915 in Wesbterville, he was the son of Peter and Lula (Nye) O'Connor. He attended schools in Barre Town. In 1938, he married Josephine Lorezini, who died in 1996. He was employed by Sanguinette Granite Co. and Rouleau Granite Co., as a maintenance man. He retired in 1980. He had served in the Army during WWII and was a member of St. Monica Parish. Survivors include a son, Robert; five daughters, Lorraine Porter, Barbara Hersey, Patricia Grother, Rose O'Connor and Eileen O'Connor; two sisters; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Lamson, Lois M., 93, of Randolph, died Sept. 27. Born in 1906 in Danville, she was the daughter of Harvey and Lillian (Bryant) Burbank. She attended Danville schools and received a master's degree from the University of Vermont. She also graduated from New York City's Parson's School of Art in Paris, France. In 1932, she married Robert Lamson. She taught art at UVM and worked for White River Valley Herald in Randolph. She was a member of the Bethany Church. Survivors include her husband; two sons, Thomas and Alan; two daughters, Judith Blackmer and Sylvia Hutchinson; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

Reid, Dr. H. Driscoll, 74, of Randolph, died Sept. 26. Born in 1924 in Barre, he was the son of Howard Hill and Pearl Wright Reid. He attended local schools, graduated from Spaulding High School, attended the University of Vermont and graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry. In 1949, he married Ellen Frances Page. He practiced dentistry for 37 years. He was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Stephen and Proctor; two daughters, Jane Reid and Susan Arnowitt-Reid; one brother; one sister; seven grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Carbonneau, Edmond J., 72, of Barre City, died Sept. 30. Born in 1927 in Graniteville, he was the son of Edouard and Rosa (Bourget) Carbonneau. He attended Holy Ghost School in Graniteville and graduated from Spaulding High School. He was a veteran of the Army, serving in Germany from 1945-46. In 1950, he married Colette Savoie. He had worked for the former People's National Bank and in 1954, formed the Hillside Saw Plant in Barre with his partner Wilfred Fisher. In 1960, he became the sole owner of the business which is known today as Hillside Stone Products Inc. and is operated by his son and daughter. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Michael and Randall; two daughters, Sarah Somerville and Rebekah Ruel; three grandsons; four brothers; three sisters.

Rielly, Shirley A., 44, of Barre, died Sept. 29. Born in 1954 in Barre, she was the daughter of Robert and Geraldine (Gennett) Rielly. She attended Spaulding High School. She was employed as security guard at the Statehouse in Montpelier and later at Capital Candy Co. in Barre. Survivors include her parents; four brothers, Michael Tatro, John Rielly, Patrick Rielly and Lawrence Graves; a sister, Tomilie Graves.

Yaeger, Alfred B., 92, formerly of Barre died Sept. 28. Born in 1907 in St. Cloud, Minn., he was the son of Rudolph and Agnes (Bach) Yaeger. In 1938, he married Ruth Elizabeth Gilland. They moved to Barre in 1935, where he worked at Rock of Ages Corp. He was a member of Saint Monica Catholic Church. In 1977, he retired and moved to Ariz. and later to Colo. Survivors include his wife; one son, W. Patrick Yaeger; two daughters, Sudan dyke and Ruthann Yaeger; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

Byington, Mary Murray, 83, formerly of Williamstown, died Sept. 3. She was the daughter of Norman and Annie Murray and graduated from Williamstown High School. She earned her RN degree at Bellevue Hospital in New York City and practiced at Bellevue, Cedars of Sinai in Los Angeles and Lago Hospital in Aruba. She married Edward Byington and they moved to Austin, Texas after retirement, summering in Williamstown. Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Martha and Maryanne; many nieces and nephews.

Cane, Madine Celley, 71, of Worcester, died recently. Born in 1928 in East Calais, she was the daughter of Elmer and Dorothy M. (Chapin) Celley. She attended school in East Calais and in 1948, married Herbert Cane, who died in 1996. They bought the Cane Farm in 1060 and farmed until 1980. In 1981, they bought the Woodbury Country Store, operating it until retirement in 1988. Survivors include one daughter, Deborah winters; two sons, Lawrence and Timothy; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Garback, Esther M., 81, of Albany, N.Y. and formerly of Montpelier, died March 16. Born in 1918 in Montpelier, she was the daughter of Robert and Karen (Jensen) Dobey. She graduated from St. Michael's High School and received a degree in business administration from Vermont Junior College. In 1943, she married Albert Garback, who died in 1997. She was an administrative assistant for Dorfman's Accounting Firm and later a secretary at the Gloversville Board of Education, retiring in 1974. She was a member of the Gloversville (N.Y.) Sacred Heart Church. Survivors include two daughters, Karen Garback and Kim Diaz; one sister; a granddaughter; several nieces and nephews.

Haskins, Wayne E., Sr., 67, of Waterbury Center, died Sept. 30. Born in 1932 in Monkton, he was the son of Arthur and Eleanor (Devoid) Haskins. He attended schools in Ripton and Monkton. In 1952, he married Elizabeth Ann Tatro, who died in 1993. He worked at Barnes Tree Service, Farr's Tree Service and Jennison's Tree Service, was a heavy equipment operator for Clyde Morse and worked for Berno Lumber Company. He also was a route driver for The Times Argus for 16 years. He served in the Army during the Korean War. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Carpenter, Penny Sprague and Karen Worden; six sons, Wayne Jr., Jerry Sr., Richard, Jeffrey, Thomas and Gregory; 23 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; six brothers; one sister; several nieces and nephews.

Pond, Gordon, Sr., 72, of Barre, died Sept. 30. Born in 1927 in Island Pond, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Pond. He attended schools in Williamstown. His wife Margaret Pond, died in 1990. In 1998, he married Sandra Hood. He was a disabled veteran, having served in WWII. Survivors include his wife; a son, Gordon Jr.; two brothers; two sisters.

Churchill, Stanley A., 61, of Royalton, died Sept. 30. Born in 1937 in Woodstock, he was the son of Walter and Gladys (English) Churchill. He attended schools in Woodstock and Royalton. In 1978, he married Sylvia Waters. He worked for Central Vermont Railroad, Clifford sand and Gravel and Ray Kilburn. Recently he was self-employed cutting and trimming trees. Survivors include his wife; a son, David; two daughters, April Churchill and Amy Churchill; three brothers; two sisters; three stepsons, Brian Laro, Robert Demery and Butch Farnsworth; a step-daughter, Debbie Farnsworth; several grandchildren; a great-grandson.

Lewis, Blanche C., 93, of Waterbury, died Sept. 30. Born in 1906 in Gays River, Nova Scotia, she was the daughter of Burton and Sadie (Gaston) Cook. She attended schools in Gays River. In 1927, she married Lynn G. Lewis Sr., who died in 1982. She had lived in Brattleboro and worked for the Estey Organ Company. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Waterbury. Survivors include two sons, Lynn Jr. and Paul; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild.

Metcalf, Charles E., 67, of Tunbridge died Sept. 30. Born in 1932 in Vershire, he was the son of Earl and Carrie (Paronto) Metcalf. He attended schools in Vershire. He had worked for more than 40 years at Brooksie's Restaurant and Catering Service in Sharon and later worked in catering many events in central Vermont, including the Tunbridge World's Fair. In 1956, he married Alice E. Higgins. Survivors include his wife; six children, Richard, Leon, Virginia Ballou, George, Deb Metcalf, Shelia Metcalf; four brothers; two sisters; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

McDonald, Arlene, 85, formerly of Barre, died Oct. 1. Born in 1914 in Barre, she was the daughter of Chares and Alice (Recor) Owen. She worked as a hairdresser at the Lila Beauty Shop in Barre and in 1960, moved to Merrimack, N.H. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Mercy. Before retirement, she was employed at Soucy's Market in Nashua, N.H. and as a secretary for Pratt & Whitney in Conn. She is the widow of Albert McDonald, who died in 1979. Survivors include a son, Robert; three daughters, Sylvia Thurlow-Coyle, Sherry Collins and Alice Marzoli; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews.

Pierce, Jason "Jake" Mitchell, 34, of Randolph, died Sept. 29. Born in 1965 in Randolph, he was the son of James and Sylvia (LaRocque) Pierce. He attended schools in Northfield and Orlando, Fla. He worked for Empire Fence co. in Orlando, for the past several years. Survivors include his mother; a sister, Jennifer Butt; his maternal grandmother, Eva LaRocque.

Jurras, John R., 91, formerly of Montpelier, died Aug. 30. Born in 1907 in Montpelier, he was the son of Anthony and Catherine Jurras. He graduated from Montpelier High School. He retired from the U.S. Department of Immigration. Survivors include one son, John; a daughter, Toni Ann Michaels; two granddaughters; three sisters.

Banfield, Edward C., 82, of East Montpelier, died Sept. 30. Born in 1916 in Bloomfield, Conn., he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Connecticut, a Master's Degree from Harvard University and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. In 1938, he married Laura Fasano. He was a professor of government at Harvard University. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Laura Hoguet; a son, Elliot Banfield.


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