Obituaries


Maria Candida Schneider
WILMINGTON- Maria Candida (Aschauer) Schneider, 94,  a longtime resident, died peacefully Tuesday, February 23, at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Schneider was born in Gargnano, Italy, on August 29, 1926, the daughter of Sebastiano and Rocca Aschauer.  She married her true love Walter R....

Roger E. Dann
HALIFAX- Roger E. Dann, 86, died on Tuesday, February 23, after a brief illness. He was born on March 21, 1934, and raised in Manhasset, Long Island, NY. After graduating from Manhasset High School in 1952 he joined the US Navy, serving in radio communications during the Korean War. He was a 1961...

JACKSONVILLE- Kent Straat, 86, died on Thursday, February 18, after a long battle with cancer. He died in the place he most loved, the home he designed, surrounded by his adoring family.
Mr. Straat often recalled his younger days of coming to Vermont in his little VW bug whenever...

William Edward Birch
READSBORO- William Edward Birch, 72, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 10, at his home.
Mr. Birch was born on November 23, 1948, the son of Clinton and Barbara Ellen (Phelps) Birch Sr.  He attended local schools and went on to attend Champlain College, acquiring a degree in computer...
HINSDALE, NH- Marguerite Deming Roberts was born November 6, 1927, to Arthur Wallace Deming and Christine Wheeler Deming and died February 10, 2021. She grew up in Whitingham, VT, and graduated from Whitingham High School. She then graduated from Fisher Business School in Boston and worked for...

Barbara Ann Bird
BERNARDSTON, MA- Barbara “Barb” Anne (Howes) Bird, 68, died February 2 after a brief battle with cancer. 
She was born October 5, 1952 in Greenfield to Roger and Alice (Beecher) Howes.  She married Francis “Chick” Bird in August 1970.  They were married for over 40 years and had one child...

Milton R. York
READSBORO- Milton Robert “Tweed” York, 79, died on Thursday, February 4, at Centers for Living and Rehab in Bennington.
He was born in North Adams, MA, on August 15, 1941, a son of Milton S. and Naomi Hattie (Ayers) York.  He attended the Readsboro School and graduated from Drury High...
JACKSONVILLE- Steven R. Williams, 65, died February 4 at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center. He was born in Bennington on April 18, 1955, the son of Richard and Marie Moore Williams. Mr. Williams received his early education in Wilmington schools and graduated from Kenmore East High School in...

Virginia Carruthers
WINCHESTER, NH- Virginia “Cookie” Carruthers, 100, formerly of Dover, VT, died January 25 at Applewood Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Carruthers was born in Jamaica Plain, MA, on November 14, 1920, the daughter of the late Andrew and Lillian Duquet Carnie and attended local schools.
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Nicholas Alika Webb
MANCHESTER, NH- Nicholas Alika Webb, 42, died unexpectedly on January 26. He was born in Honolulu on October 31, 1978, to David Webb Sr. and Christina Webb.
He was a graduate of Wilmington High School in Wilmington, VT, and went on to become a master electrician and a licensed solar...

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