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Burlington Free Press Funerals Held 08/2001

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<br /> BFP August 2001 Funerals

Funerals Held

August 2001

August 1
 

SOUTH
BURLINGTON — CORLEY, Mary Elizabeth — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2001, at 11 a.m. in St. John Vianney Roman
Catholic Church by the Rev. John Hamilton. Concelebrating was the Rev. Phillip
Allen. Assisting was Deacon Joseph Lane. Readings were proclaimed by Robert
Wilkens. Music was provided by soloist Nancy Greene and organist Mary Lawlor.
Interment followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery with Deacon Lane and the Rev.
Allen reading committal prayers. Arrangements were by Ready Funeral Home South
Chapel, Burlington.

 

WINOOSKI
MATTE, Clerina D. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2001, at 11 a.m. in St. Stephen Catholic Church in Winooski
with the Rev. Richard Lavalley as celebrant. Concelebrant was Clerina’s
nephew, the Rev. Dennis Duprey. The readings were proclaimed by Thomas Kane.
The altar servers were grandsons Adrian Matte and Jordan Matte and friend
Nathan Crowley. Music was provided by the St. Francis Xavier Choir, under the
direction of Lucille Dupont. Among the many in attendance were delegations
from the Sisters of Mercy, Sisters of Providence, Ladies of St. Anne,
Daughters of Isabella, Ladies of Mount Carmel and the Confraternity of St.
Joseph. Interment followed in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery with Father Lavalley
and Father Duprey offering committal prayers. Bearers were grandson Paul
Goodhue and nephews Alfred Favreau, Homer Miller, Edward Bosley, Gerald Duprey
and Rene Barriere. Arrangements sere by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.

 
 
August 3
 

ESSEX —
REILLY, Eugene O. Jr. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated
Friday, Aug. 3, 2001, at 11 a.m. in St. Pius X Catholic Church in Essex by the
Rev. William Giroux. The readings were proclaimed by Arthur LaRue. Music was
provided by Janet Gallagher. Among the many in attendance were representatives
of many local businesses and organizations. Words of remembrance were shared
by Daniel O’Brien. Interment will be at a later date and at the convenience of
the family. Arrangements were by LaVigne Funeral Home Inc.

 
August 4
 


BURLINGTON — BARR, Lula I. — Funeral services were held Saturday,
Aug. 4, 2001, in the chapel of Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home with the Rev.
Lisette Baxter officiating. Burial took place in the family lot in Lakeview
Cemetery with the Rev. Baxter conducting the committal. Bearers were
grandson Steven Stebbins, Adam Necrason, Marc Jones, David Thayer, Ronald
Benway and William Charron. In attendance at the service were communicants
of St. Paul’s Cathedral and the First Congregational Church, residents and
staff of Ethan Allen Residence, Burlington High School alumni, Mary Fletcher
School of Nursing alumni and neighbors.

 
BURLINGTON — McCARTHY,
Jill Ann
— A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, Aug. 4,
2001, at 9:30 a.m. in Christ the King Catholic Church by the Rev. Michel J.
St. Pierre. Assisting was Deacon Louis Meunier. Her brother, Kevin McCarthy,
and aunt, Molly Wheeler, proclaimed the readings. The offertory gifts were
presented by Ryan Hickey and her sister-in-law, Cara McCarthy. Music was
provided by organist Lois Desautels and soloist Nancy Greene. Her sister,
Mercedes McCarthy, shared words of love and remembrance. Bearers were her
brother, Kevin McCarthy, and uncle and cousins Rowe, Michael, Timothy,
Jeffrey, and Jay Wheeler and friend Robert Schoenfeld. Arrangements were by
Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
 

ESSEX —
MYERS, Rep. Martin John — A largely attended Mass of Christian Burial
was celebrated Saturday, Aug. 4, 2001, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of St. Michael
the Archangel. Celebrants were the Rev. Michael Cronogue, S.S.E., and the Rev.
Ray Doherty, S.S.E. Altar server was Kevin Thomas. Liturgical readings were
proclaimed by Kathy O’Connell and Bob Groleau. Homilist was the Rev. Michael
Cronogue, S.S.E. Offertory gifts were presented by nieces Stacey Kupchella and
Jennifer Cossentino and nephews Shawn and Shane Kupchella. Special musical
selections including ""Amazing Grace,” ""Shepherd Me Oh God,” "" You Are
Mine,” ""On Eagles’ Wings” and ""I am the Bread of Life” were presented by
a combined chorus from St. Joseph and St. Pius X Catholic churches including
vocalists and musicians, daughter Robyn Myers, Dorothy Barewicz, Rose Bacon,
guitarist Dave Riley and pianist Marie Whiteford. Special loving words of
remembrance were shared with all attending by daughter Robyn Myers. Those in
attendance with many friends and neighbors included contingencies which formed
a special honor guard from Essex Town Selectboard, Essex Town Offices, Essex
Town Fire Department, Essex Town Police Department, Vermont League of Cities
and Towns, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, Chittenden County
Metropolitan Planning Organization and numerous members of the Vermont House
of Representatives and Vermont state Senate. Other representatives included
Speaker of the House Walter Freed, Minority House Leader John Tracy, Secretary
of State Deborah Markowitz, Burlington Mayor Peter Clavelle, Roger Derby of
Union 46 School District and representatives from Essex Junction Village
offices, Essex Junction Fire Department, Essex Town Republican Committee,
Essex Board of Civil Authority and International Business Machines. A special
pallbearers’ honor guard was provided by the Essex Town Fire Department
consisting of Essex Fire Chief Craig Butkus, First Assistant Chief Walter
Tummons, Second Assistant Chief Philip Noyes Jr., Captain Michael ""Tuffer”
Depaul, Lt. Peter Walker, and Lt. Mike Veilleux. The Essex Town Police
Department provided the funeral cortege honor guard escort from the church to
the cemetery, which included a respectful moment of tribute in Marty’s memory
in front of the Essex Town offices Graveside committal prayers were offered by
the Rev. Michael Cronague, S.S.E., and a special, loving poem held dear to the
hearts of the family was recited by Robyn Ann Myer’s partner, Rod Hill. Full
military burial honors were then accorded the deceased veteran by the Vermont
Air National Guard consisting of a 21-gun salute, Bugler Taps with Echo and
the folding of the American flag, which was presented to the deceased’s widow,
Linda Myers. Arrangements were by John D. Workman of the Hayes-Rich Funeral
Home, 1176 Main St., Fairfax.

 

BRISTOL
NORTON, Robert A., D.D.S. — Interment services for Robert A.
Norton, D.D.S., will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, 2001, at 11 a.m. in Greenwood
Cemetery in Bristol. Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol is in charge of
arrangements.

 


BURLINGTON — O’ROURKE, Mary Elizabeth Bresnehan (""Mary B”) — A
largely attended Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in Christ the King
Catholic Church on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2001, at 11 a.m. by Mary’s brother,
Monsignor Paul M. Bresnehan. Concelebrating were the Rev. Thomas J. Ball, the
Rev. Francis Holland and the Rev. Wendell Searles. Her cousin, Anne O’Rourke
Ratkus, and her brother, John Bresnehan, proclaimed the readings. The altar
servers were granddaughters Kathleen Mary and Kimberly Anne Peterson. Homilist
was the Rev. Thomas J. Ball. Her sons-in-law, Thomas B. Peterson and Daniel
Vincent, and daughter-in-law Ralphine N. O’Rourke presented the offertory
gifts. Words of love and remembrance were shared by Mary’s son, Daniel P.
O’Rourke, and the Irish blessing was read by her son, J. Michael and
daughter-in-law Arlene F. O’Rourke. Music was provided by Lois Desautels,
Nancy Greene and Leo O’Rourke. Attending were many relatives, friends and
neighbors. Bearers were grandchildren Kevin Anthony, Catherine Lisa, Daniel
Robert, and Elizabeth Anne O’Rourke, Vanessa Vincent, and nephews Timothy
Curtis, who is also her godchild, David Erkson, and Patrick Bresnehan. Burial
followed in Resurrection Park, where Father Searles, assisted by Father Ball,
shared the committal prayers. The Burlington Police Department provided an
escort to church and cemetery. Arrangements were by Ready Funeral Home South
Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.

 
August 6
 


BRADENTON, Fla. / FAIRFAX — BISSON, Emile ""Clyde — Burial services
for Emile ""Clyde” Bisson, deceased Nov. 22, 2000, will be Monday, Aug. 6,
at 1 p.m. in St. Sylvester Cemetery in Websterville. Friends and family are
welcome. For information, call 802-658-4959.

 
August 9
 

SOUTH
BURLINGTON — JENNISON, Scott Dana — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated at noon Thursday, Aug. 9, 2001, in St. John Vianney Roman
Catholic Church, by the Rev. John Hamilton. Soloist was Nancy Greene.
Organist was Mary Lawlor. Servers were Elsa Polworth, Keith and Lucy Marston,
and Peter Jacob. Interment followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery with
Father Hamilton reading committal prayers. Bearers were Keith Bushey, Jason
Clough, David Ploof Sr., David Ploof Jr., Edwin Tucker, and Duanne Jones.
Flowers were sent from Field of Dreams. Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 71 S.
Union St., Burlington, in charge of arrangements.

 
August 10
 


BURLINGTON — HUNT, Amelia ""Amy” LaRose — Funeral services were
held Friday, Aug. 10, 2001, at 10 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church
with the Rev. Richard Hibbert officiating. The Rev. Marcheta Townsend sang
""Amazing Grace” accompanied by organist Betty Burbank. Friends and
relatives shared their fond memories of Amy. Burial was in Lakeview Cemetery
with the Rev. Hibbert conducting the committal prayers. Bearers were three
of her nephews, David Klein, Brad LaRose, Steve Wood, Bob Brown and Lee
Perry. Attending the service were communicants of First United Methodist
Church, Burlington firefighters, area teachers, and many neighbors from the
New North End. Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 71 S. Union St, Burlington, in
charge of arrangements.

 


COLCHESTER — MILES, Robert R. II — Funeral services were held Friday,
Aug. 10, 2001, at 11 a.m. in the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski with the
Rev. Roger Charbonneau officiating. The readings were proclaimed by Robert’s
sister, Karen Miles. Words of remembrance were shared with the many in
attendance by Robert’s son, Mathew Miles. Graveside services were held
Saturday, Aug. 11, at 10 a.m. in Holy Cross Cemetery in Colchester with Father
Charbonneau offering committal prayers.

 
August 11
 

MORGAN
ARNOLD, Marjorie Secord — A memorial service for Margie, who died
Jan. 23, 2001, will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, at 4 p.m. in the Morgan United
Church with the Rev. Michael DeSena officiating.

 


BURLINGTON — BORDEAUX, Alice P. Cain — A memorial service for
Alice, who died May 13, 2001, at the age of 96, will be held Saturday, Aug.
11 at 11 a.m. in Trinity Episcopal Church in Shelburne with the Rev. Craig
F. Smith officiating. Her ashes will be buried in the Noble’s Ferry Cemetery
in Clinton, Maine.

 


WILLISTON — DANYOW, Rupert — A service to celebrate the life of
Rupert Danyow will be held Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary
Church in Williston. He was the father of Dawn Ignaszewski and Paul Danyow.

 

EAST
HARDWICK — EASTMAN, Catherine Simpson — July 11, 1919, to Aug. 7,
2001. A graveside service in Sanborn Cemetery on Montgomery Road in East
Hardwick will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, for family and friends.
There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to
a scholarship fund established in her memory at Hazen Union School. Please
send contributions to Hazen Union, Attn. Dale Pritchard.

 

ESSEX —
HASELTON, Donald R. (Dancing Don) — Funeral services were held
Saturday Aug. 11, 2001, at noon in the Corbin and Palmer Funeral Chapel, 9
Pleasant St., Essex Junction, with Pastor Bob Magie conducting the service.
Burial followed in the family lot in Underhill Flats Cemetery. Bearers were
Chris Thurston, Richard Haselton, Justin Menard, George Pollard, Stan Haselton,
Tom Haselton and Larry Degree. Attending the service were many friends from
Jericho, Underhill and Lucky Trail Riders.

 


WILLISTON — McGINLEY, Eleanor G. — A funeral service celebrating the
life of Eleanor McGinley was held Saturday, Aug. 11, 2001, at 11 a.m. in the
Williston Federated Church with the Rev. Richard Crocker officiating. Ushers
were her grandsons, David McGinley, Jared McGinley, and Scott McLoughlin.
Readings were proclaimed by Helen Fillmore, Kim Martino, Jayne Methot-Walker,
Sharon Bartelloni and Erin McGinley. Music was provided by soloist Nancy
Greene, organist Lois Desautels, and violin soloist Jianna Izzo. Words of
remembrance were shared by many members of the congregation and family. During
the recesional, single flowers were presented to the family and all in
attendance by Mrs. McGinley’s granddaughters, Megan McLoughlin, Kerri Ann
McLoughlin, and Samantha Fontaine. Interment followed in Resurrection Park
Cemetery with the Rev. Crocker offering committal prayers. Bearers were
William McGinley, James Fillmore, Joseph Paquette, Terrence McLoughlin and
Eleanor’s sons, Timothy and Richard McGinley. Arrangements were by Ready
Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.

 
August 13
 


BURLINGTON — DUVAL, Carmel — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Mark Roman Catholic Church with the Rev.
John Feltz officiating. The pall was placed on the casket by Carmel’s
brother, Vincent Azzarelli, and her brothers-in-law, Augustine Merola, and
Douglas and Martin Duval. The crucifix was placed on the casket by Carmel’s
sister, Rose Merola. The readings were done by Linda Suarez, a niece, and
Augustine Merola. The prayer of the faithful was read by Leo Yandow. The
gifts were brought to the altar by Rose Merola and Vincent Azzarelli. Patti
Bayack, a niece, served as a Eucharistic minister. Interment followed in
Resurrection Park Cemetery with Father Feltz reading the committal prayers.
Bearers were Ricky, Paul, Kevin and John Merola, Edward Suarez, all nephews,
and Leo Yandow, a cousin. Arrangements were by Boucher and Pritchard Funeral
Directors.

 


WILLISTON — IRISH, Mary (Johnson) — Funeral services were held
Monday, Aug. 13, 2001, at 10 a.m. in the First Congregational Church, Essex
Junction, with Pastor Tim Leconey conducting the service. Music was provided
by organist, Wayne Scheider and soloist, Bill Bickford Jr. Burial followed in
the family lot in East End Cemetery, Williston. Pallbearers were grandsons,
Shawn Irish and Charles E. Irish III, Brown Adsit and Chuck Copp. Attending
the service were representatives from VT Transit, members of the Essex
Congregational Church and B.H.S. Alumni. Arrangements were by Corbin & Palmer
Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant St., Essex Junction.

 


COLCHESTER — LEMAY, Elaine A. (Caye) — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Monday, Aug. 13, 2001, at 2 p.m. in the Catholic Center in UVM in
Burlington with the Rev. Michael Deforge as celebrant. Con-celebrating the
Mass was the Rev. Frank Conner. The readings were proclaimed by Carol Fournier
and Maurice Pelletier. The offertory gifts were presented by Elaine’s
daughter, Joyce, son-in-law, Maurice; and grandson, Joseph Pelletier. Words of
remembrance were shared with family and friends by Joyce. The music was by
Eileen Bouvier. Interment followed in the Resurrection Park Cemetery in South
Burlington with Father Deforge offering committal prayers. Bearers were Joseph
Pelletier, James Dodge, Eric Fenton and Michael LeMay. Arrangements were by
the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.

 
August 14
 

ESSEX
JUNCTION — HOLLAND, Mary A. (Ellery) — Funeral services were held
at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2001, in Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 9
Pleasant St., Essex Junction, with Pastor Margaret Flad officiating. The
flowers were placed on the casket by Mrs. Holland’s grandchildren and
great-grandchildren. The welcome and reading of Psalm 23 were by Mary
Elizabeth Davis, eldest daughter. Organist was Sarah Kins- ley, accompanied
on guitar by Jerome Monachino. Special music, ""Path of Life,” was by
Rebecca McCray, granddaughter. Scripture readings were by Barbara Westbrook,
niece, and Robert Holland, grandson. A poem, ""Sailing Ship,” was recited
by Sarah Rogers, granddaughter. The eulogy was given by Kimberly McCray,
granddaugther. The poem ""Safely Home” was recited by Julie Buffum, Marge
McCray and Amy Rogers, granddaughters. Interment followed in Evergreen
Cemetery in Rutland. Bearers were Paul Davis Jr., Jesse Holland, Ilyo
McCray, Abe Holland, Ron Holland, Glenn Rogers and Scott Rogers.

 


SHELBURNE — STANTON, Mary Zita — A committal service for Mary Zita
Stanton, 86, who died Aug. 8, 2001, in Windsor, will be held in St. Catherine
Cemetery in Shelburne on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 11:30 a.m. Cabot Funeral Home in
Woodstock is in charge of arrangements.

 
August 15
 


WINOOSKI — MATTE, Robert E. ""Amos” — A Mass of Christian Burial
was celebrated Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2001, at 11 a.m. in St. Stephen Catholic
Church in Winooski by the Rev. Richard Lavalley. Assisting Fr. Lavalley were
Thomas Kane and alter servers, Adrian and Jordan Matte. The readings were
proclaimed by Brenda Chamberlain. The music was by Lucille Dupont, Claire
Matte, Yvette Tatro and Mary Gibbo. Among the family and friends in
attendance were the Sisters of Mercy and Sisters of Providence. Interment
followed in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery with Fr. Lavalley offering committal
prayers. Bearers were Maurice Matte, Raymond Gadue, Andrew Matte, David
Matte, George Matte and Tim Casey, all nephews of the deceased. Arrangements
were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.

 
August 16
 


SALISBURY — NEW, Amanda Mae — The funeral service for Amanda Mae New,
15, who passed away Aug. 13, 2001, will be held Thursday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m.
in Sanderson Funeral Chapel, South Main Street in Middlebury. Friends may call
Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time in the funeral home.

 
August 17
 
UNDERHILL CENTER /
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — AUDETTE, Mary Margaret — Mary Margaret
Audette died Feb. 18, 2001, in Daytona Beach. A Mass of Christian Burial
will be celebrated Friday, Aug. 17, 2001, at 11 a.m. in St. Thomas Roman
Catholic Church in Underhill Center. Interment will follow in St. Thomas
Cemetery. Arrangements are by Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne
Road, Burlington.
 

SOUTH
BURLINGTON — BASHAW, Sandra C.L. — Funeral services were held Friday,
Aug. 17, 2001, at 11 a.m. in the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski with the
Rev. Philip LaMothe officiating. Interment following in the family lot in
Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington.

 
August 18
 


SHELBURNE — BROWN, Nanette Warren — A celebration in thanksgiving
to God for the life of Nan Brown was held Saturday, Aug. 18, 2001, at 11
a.m. in the Shelburne United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sidney Lambert
officiating. The readings were proclaimed by Rick Brown and Kathy Brown. The
eulogy was delivered by Raymond N. Brown III. The meditation was offered by
David Coleman. Music was provided by the Shelburne United Methodist Choir
with Bonita Lambert, organist. Attending were several relatives, friends and
neighbors. Ushers were Jack Carlson, Ken Goodwin, Jeff Goodwin and Jonathan
Goodwin. Interment followed in Shelburne Village Cemetery with the Rev.
Lambert offering committal prayers. Bearers were Peter King, David King,
Stephen Boulter, Jeffrey Boulter, James Warren and Kevin Goodwin.
Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne
Road, Burlington.

 

WINOOSKI
DETAMORE, Delbert ""Jr.” — Funeral services for Delbert ""Jr.”
Detamore were held Saturday, Aug. 18, 2001, at 11 a.m. in the LaVigne Funeral
Home in Winooski with Pastor Emil ""Pony” Pornelos officiating. Music was
provided by Sergio Torres. Friends and family shared special memories of
""Jr.” with the many in attendance. Interment will be at a later date and at
the convenience of the family.

 

ESSEX
JUNCTION — ZENO, James W. Sr. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Saturday, Aug. 18, 2001, at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Roman Catholic
Church by the Rev. William Giroux. The readings were proclaimed by Michael
Brassard, son-in-law. The offertory gifts were presented by Colleen Combs,
Sarah Lynn Zeno, and Nicole Brassard, grandchildren. Attending were many
relatives, friends, neighbors and parishioners of St. Pius. Music was provided
by Mary Jo Gillilan. Interment followed in St. Stephen Cemetery in Colchester
with Father Giroux offering committal prayers. Full military honors were
accorded by the Vermont Air National Guard, and the U.S. flag was presented to
his wife, Blanche (Harris) Zeno, by Michael Brassard. Bearers were his
daughter, Mary Sumner, sons-in-law Dennis Sumner, Tony Lema, and Michael
Brassard, and nephews John Zeno and Steven Zeno. Arrangements were by the
Ready Funeral Home, Mountain View Chapel, 68 Pinecrest Drive, Essex Junction.

 
August 19
 
NORTH FERRISBURG —
CONELLY, Diane
— Diane (Taylor) Conelly, 54, of Phoenix, Ariz., passed
away July 8, 2001, after a sudden illness. Her sisters, Pamela and Karen
Taylor of North Ferrisburg and Linda Johnson of Center Rutland will honor her
with a memorial service in the North Ferrisburg Methodist Church on Sunday,
Aug. 19, at 1:30 pm
 
 
 
August 20
 


BURLINGTON — SPAULDING, Wayne A. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Monday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception by the Rev.
Thomas Ball. The readings were proclaimed by Wayne’s brother, Stanley. The
gifts were brought to the altar by Mallory and Alexis Langlois and Brittany
Christiansen, Wayne’s stepgranddaughters. Stanley spoke special words of
remembrance for his brother. An honor guard was present from the Knights of
Columbus. Repsentatives were also present from IBM and GE. The bearers were
David, Lee and Stephen Langlois, stepsons, and Gregory Langlois, Adam Trahan,
and Daniel Christiansen, stepgrandsons. A committal service took place in Holy
Cross Cemetery on Wednesday with Father Ball reading the prayers. Arrangements
were by Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Directors.

 
August 21
 


BURLINGTON — LAVERY, John E. — Graveside services will be held
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2001, at 6 p.m. in New Mount Calvary Cemetery, Plattsburgh
Avenue, Burlington.

 
 
 
August 22
 
SR. THERESA DUFORD, RSM
(SR. M. EDWARD)
BURLINGTON — A Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2001, at 10:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart Chapel at
Mount Saint Mary, 100 Mansfield Ave., Burlington. Visiting hours will be prior
to the funeral on Wednesday. Interment will follow in Mount St. Mary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Joseph’s House, St. Joseph’s
Parish, 113 Elmwood Ave., Burlington, Vt. or the Sisters of Mercy Ministry
Fund.

BURLINGTON — DUFORD,
Sister Theresa (Sister M. Edward)
— A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2001, at 10:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart Chapel at
Mount St. Mary by the Rev. Stephen Hornat, S.S.E. Concelebrants were the Rev.
Raymond Doherty, S.S.E., the Rev. Paul Couture, S.S.E., the Rev. Romeo Trahan,
S.S.E., the Rev. Roland Rivard, the Rev. Richard Lavalley, and the Rev.
Richard Berube. Greeter of the assembly was Sister Jeannine Mercure. Cross
bearer was Sister Virginia Cain. Participating in the greeting ritual and
blessing of the body were Sister Elizabeth O’Neil, holy water; Sister Lindora
Cabral, reader; Sister Martha O’Brien and Mary Ann Riffle; placement of the
pall; Sister Germaine Compagna, placing of the cross; and Sister Jane Frances
Matt, placing of the vows. The readings were proclaimed by Sister Ruth Ravey
and Sister Judy Fortune. Homilist was Father Doherty. Sister Rita Lamy recited
the Prayer of the Faithful. The offertory gifts were presented by Jackie
Wright, Lucien Duford, Irene Lavoie, and Sister Gladys Kinville. Eucharistic
ministers were Sister Isoline Duclos, Sister Janet Rock, and Sister Ann
Provost. Music was provided by the Sisters of Mercy Choir. The greeters and
ushers were Sister Susan Fortier and Sister Lindora Cabral. Interment followed
in Mount St. Mary Cemetery with Father Hornat, Father Lavalley and Father
Berube offering committal prayers. Bearers were Jackie Wright, Greg Wright,
Edward Barewicz, Gerard Lavoie, Bill Dorsey and Harold Sprague. Arrangements
were by the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington

 
August 23
 


SHELBURNE — BRUECKNER, Oscar Charles — A Mass of Christian Burial
was celebrated Thursday, Aug. 23, 2001, in St. John Vianney Church by the
Rev. John Hamilton, assisted by Deacon Joseph Lane. Servers were Lorette
Verrett, Peter Jacob, Paul Pouliot and Mickey Auclair. Soloist was Nancy
Greene accompanied by organist Lois Desautel. The scripture lessons were
read by granddaughters Renee Farns- worth and Debby Nelson. The gifts were
presented by grandchildren Aubrey and Audrey Brueckner and daughter-in-law
Rose Marie Brueckner. Memories and remembrances were shared by his son,
Robert. Burial will take place in Resurrection Park Cemetery at the
convenience of the family. Bearers were his five sons, William, John,
Richard, Joseph, and Robert, and his oldest grandson, Bill. Attending the
service were communicants of St. John Vianney, former employees of General
Electric and Sears, neighbors and many relatives from Connecticut.
Arrangements were by Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home.

 
August 25
 

SOUTH
BURLINGTON — DALEY, Kenneth A. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Saturday, Aug. 25, 2001, at 2 p.m. in St. John Vianney Roman
Catholic Church by the Rev. John Hamilton, assisted by Deacon Joseph Lane.
An honor guard was provided by the Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree, St.
John Vianney Council 7525. The first reading was proclaimed by Mr. Daley’s
daughter-in-law, Melissa Daley. The homilist was Deacon Lane. Words of
remembrance were offered by son Kevin Daley. Burial followed in Resurrection
Park Cemetery with Deacon Lane offering committal prayers. Bearers were John
Duffy, Jack Foley, Edward Curtis, Gino Todisco, Richard White and Dean
Powell. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home, South Chapel, 261
Shelburne Road, Burlington.

 
WINOOSKI — SWEET, Todd
Michael
— Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 25, 2001, at 3 p.m.
in the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski with Pastor Emile ""Pony” Pornelos
officiating. Memories of Todd were shared with family and close friends.
Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
 
August 26
 


RICHARD G. ARNOLD
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. / WILLISTON — A
memorial/committal service is planned to celebrate the life of Dick Arnold,
who passed away Dec. 13, 2000. Dick was born in Nashua, N.H., on Sept. 3,
1927. The service will be held Sunday, Aug. 26, 2001, at 9:30 a.m. in St.
James Episcopal Church, Essex Junction.

 
August 27
 
RICHMOND — BLEAU,
Blanche (Taft) Gorton
— Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 27,
2001, at 10 a.m. in The Old Round Church with the Rev. Barbara Purinton
officiating. Mary Jo Andrews was the organist. Burial took place in
Riverview Cemetery with the Rev. Purinton conducting the commital prayers.
Pall bearers were grandsons, Randy, Steve and Jeff Gorton, Peter and
Benjamin Aldrich, and Chris Gamlin. Attending the services were former
neighbors, several contractors, and many long time Richmond friends. Gifford
Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
 
COLCHESTER — GOSSE,
Margaret
— A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday, Aug. 27,
2001, at 11 a.m. in St. Mark Roman Catholic Church by the Rev. John Feltz. The
pall was placed by grandson William Barber and his wife, Pauline. They also
presented the offertory gifts. Burial followed in New Mount Calvary Cemetery
with Father Feltz reading committal prayers. Pall Bearers were William Barber
Sr., William Barber Jr., Michael Barber, Andre Turgeon, Jimmy Trumbull and
Robert Turgeon. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home North Chapel, 934
North Ave., Burlington
 
August 28
 


BURLINGTON — MACKENZIE, Pauline ""Polly” (Day) — A service of
remembrance and celebration of life was celebrated Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001,
at 10 a.m. in the First Baptist Church, 81 St. Paul St., Burlington, with
the Rev. David O’Brien conducting the service. Music was provided by
organist Charles McManis. Words of remembrance were shared by grandsons
Scott Noe and Andy Farrington. Ushers were Woody Evans and Malcolm
Severance. Burial followed in the family lot in Hope Cemetery, Barre, with
the Rev. O’Brien reading committal prayers. Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home,
71 S. Union St., Burlington, in charge of arrangements.

 

ESSEX
JUNCTION — ROSENCRANTZ, Stephen F. — A memorial service of
thanksgiving was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2001, in Essex Junction
Congregational Church with the Rev Stephen Garvey officiating. Organist was
Wayne Schneider with soloist Bill Bickford Jr. Remembrances were shared by
Mike Behn, co-worker, and Stephen’s sister, Christine Pratt. Burial followed
in Fairview Cemetery in Essex Junction with the Rev. Garvey conducting the
committal prayers. Large delegations attended from A.R. Sandri Co. and Vermont
Teddy Bear Co. as well as area businessmen, neighbors and members of the
church. Arrangements were by Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant St.,
Essex Junction.

 ESSEX JUNCTION — ROSENCRANTZ, Stephen F.
Omitted in the funeral notice of Stephen Rosencrantz were the delegation from
Vermont Public Television and many friends.

 

 
 
 

 

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