Obituaries


Carleton Stanley Barnett Sr.
BRATTLEBORO- Carleton Stanley Barnett Sr., 87, died peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, December 24. 
Mr. Barnett was born October 21, 1933, in Cabot. He was the sixth of nine children born to Ashley Charles and Sarah Elizabeth (Clarke) Barnett. His parents died when he was in his...

John Wowk
Poughkeepsie, NY- John Wowk, born in Pittsfield, MA, and a resident of Poughkeepsie and West Dover, VT, died peacefully among family on Sunday, December 20. Born on September 4, 1929, he was the twin brother of Jane Wowk who preceded him in death. He was the youngest son of Jacob and Mary Wowk.  ...

Beth Yeskel Greene
WILMINGTON- Beth Yeskel Greene, 70, died peacefully Saturday, December 26, at her home, following a long, courageous fight with Parkinson’s disease.  She was born September 11, 1950, in Newark, NJ, the daughter of Stanley and Evelyn Yeskel, and grew up in Maplewood, NJ. She graduated from...

Mary Helen Larmie
HOOVER, AL- Mary Helen Larmie, 86, died on December 13.  She was born on July 11, 1934, in Bellows Falls, VT, the daughter of Patrick and Helen (Donegan) Lawlor and sister of Patty Bullock, of Guilford, VT.
She married at the age of 22, to Merl C. Larmie Jr. who preceded her in death in...
Joyce B. Boyd
WILMINGTON- Joyce B. Boyd, 84, a lifelong resident of Wilmington, died unexpectedly at her home on Monday, December 8. The daughter of the late Ralph and Maude (Temple) Canedy, she was born in Wilmington on November 6, 1936.
Mrs. Boyd grew up in Wilmington where she...
WINFIELD, MO- Donald (Don) Bennett Koelsch III, 38, formerly of West Dover, VT, died on Wednesday, December 9, due to complications from COVID-19. He was born April 2, 1982, in Carson City, NV, to Cathy and Donald Koelsch.  
Mr. Koelsch attended Dover Elementary School where his witty,...

Roy Lewis Brown
WHITINGHAM- Roy Lewis Brown, 92,  died on November 30 at his home.
Mr. Brown was born January 12, 1928, in Halifax,  the second of 12 children, to Leonard J. Brown and Ida R. (Sparrow) Brown.
A hard worker, Mr. Brown worked as a logger with his horses. As times changed, his love of...

Aurore L. Boyd
KEENE-Aurore L. Boyd, 89, a resident of Main Street and formerly of Belleview, FL and Wilmington, VT, died November 24 at the Alpine House.
Mrs. Boyd was born in Brattleboro, VT on June 25, 1931, the daughter of Lawrence Deneault and Elianne LeBlond. She graduated second in her class at St...

Willard “Bill” Louis Steele
WILMINGTON- Willard “Bill” Louis Steele, 71, died on Tuesday, December 1, from complications caused by multiple myeloma.
He became a New Yorker on August 12,1949. In many ways, Mr. Steele was like a great cup of coffee. Coffee has long symbolized intellect, creativity, and a touch of...

John Kenneth Allen
WARDSBORO- John Kenneth Allen, 70,  died unexpectedly in his home on Tuesday, November 24. He was born on September 9, 1950.
Mr. Allen’s biggest passion in life was golf. He was a long-time member of the Pine Grove Springs Country Club. He took pride in organizing and participating in the...

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