Obituaries


Chontos
Prescott, Az- Stephen George Chontos Jr., 85, died Thursday, December 26, at the Yavapai Regional Medical Center  following a brief illness.
Mr. Chontos was born September 7,1934, in Willimantic, CT, to Stephen and Jeanette Chontos. He graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School, in Menlo...

Burdett
Wilmington- Leslie Burdett (Port), 91, died peacefully on Saturday, December 28. Born in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY, to Ernest and Margaret Port, she was a longtime resident of Franklin Lakes, NJ and Wilmington.
Mrs. Burdett was preceded in death by her devoted husband Herbert Burdett and son...

Deslaurier
SOUTH BURLINGTON- Barbara M. (Hanscom) Deslaurier, 90,  died December 26.  She was born May 23,1929 in Revere, MA, the daughter of Moses and Edith (Dunsmore) Hanscom.
Mrs. Deslaurier grew up and was educated in Norwood, MA.  She married Lionel Deslaurier on October 9, 1949, at St. Edwards...

Julio Galagarza-Pizzaro
WILMINGTON- Julio Galagarza-Pizzaro, 71, a resident of Chimney Hill, died  unexpectedly on Monday, December 23, at the Albany  Medical Center.  Mr. Galagarza-Pizzaro was born in Puerto Rico on October 9, 1948, to Julio Galagarza and Dolores Pizarro. He had worked for many years as a building...
BENNINGTON- Caroline Allen, 84, died Monday, December 23, at the Bennington Health and Rehabilitation Center.
 Born in Readsboro on July 11, 1935, Mrs. Allen was the daughter of Lawrence and Jessie (Flanders) Smith.  She grew up in Whitingham, attending and graduating from the local...
RALEIGH, NC- Lynne Ellen Harmon, 78, died Monday, December 2.
Born on December 15, 1941, to Floyd and Marjorie Harmon, of Bennington, VT, she was the center of their universe.  She was a lifelong Vermonter, no matter where she lived. A woman of many names: Lynne, Lynnie, little Lynnie, Mom...

Bellinger
Fort Valley, GA- Charles “Chuck” Alonza Bellinger, 80, died on Sunday, December 15, at his residence surrounded by his beloved family.
Mr. Bellinger was born on July 19, 1939 in Gonzales, TX to the late Noah and Flazis (Williams) Bellinger. He faithfully and honorably served his country in...

Nieters
Midlothian, VA-  Kenneth “Kenny” Gerard Nieters, 70, died peacefully on Wednesday, December 11, surrounded by family, after a 17-year battle with cancer.
Mr. Nieters was born on July 17, 1949, in St. Louis, MO, the youngest of six children. He graduated from Saint John’s High School in...
Wardsboro- Gay Alice Larson, 79, a resident of Upper Podunk Road in West Wardsboro, died Saturday, December 14, at her home.  
Mrs. Larson was born in Norwalk, CT, on July 10, 1940, the daughter of the late Harry and Myrtle (Favreau) Reichardt.  She loved her home on the mountain and being...

Alfred Alan “Fred” Craven
Wilmington - Alfred Alan ‘Fred” Craven, 73, formerly of Taunton, MA, died peacefully at home on December 6 surrounded by loving family members, after a valiant battle with cancer.  
Mr. Craven, is survived by his wife, Meredith (Johnson) Craven (formerly of Maynard, MA); five children, ...

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