Obituary – Robert Macy Finn

Obituary – Robert Macy Finn

Robert Macy Finn passed away July 12, just 10 days short of his 94th birthday. Born to Kathleen Macy and James A. Finn in New York City, he grew up in Ardsley-on-Hudson and came of age as a decorated infantryman in Europe during WWII. In 1950, he married Anne Brine of Boston. Residing in Irvington,… Read More »

Obituary – David W. Racusen

Obituary – David W. Racusen

David W. Racusen died at the Vermont Medical Center on Sept. 28, 2019, after a short illness. David was a retired iochemist and Department Chair at the University of Vermont who studied plant storage proteins for nearly 40 years, and was the first to isolate and characterize the major storage protein of potatoes, patatin. After… Read More »

Obituary — Ann Mary Ledakowich

Obituary — Ann Mary Ledakowich

Ann Mary Ledakowich 1928-2019 Ann M. Ledakowich died peacefully at the Wake Robin Care Facility in Shelburne on the morning of Sept. 28, 2019, the date of her 61st wedding anniversary. Ann was a 20-year resident of Williston followed by three years in Shelburne and is survived by her son Paul Ledak of Williston and… Read More »

Obituary — Paul Alan Bruhn

Obituary — Paul Alan Bruhn

Paul Alan Bruhn 1947-2019 On Sept. 19, 2019, Paul Alan Bruhn of South Burlington died of having too much fun. It was his heart that finally couldn’t keep up with him. He was born March 27, 1947, in Burlington, the son of Marion and Elmer Bruhn. His father died when Paul was just five months… Read More »

Obituary — Christina Lee Hamilton

Obituary — Christina Lee Hamilton

Christina Lee Hamilton 1957-2019 Christina Lee (Detenbeck) Hamilton passed away at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Mass. on Aug. 14, 2019, from complications following a heart transplant. Christina was born in Princeton, N.J. on Sept. 9, 1957.  She grew up in Silver Spring, Md., then in Shelburne. She graduated from Champlain Valley Union High School… Read More »

Obituary – E. Alfred Thomas

Obituary – E. Alfred Thomas

E. Alfred Thomas 1939-2019 E. Alfred Thomas of Shelburne died peacefully while surrounded by his family on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Born in 1939, the son of Evangeline and Eustace Thomas, he grew up in Barbados in the former British West Indies. He came to the United States to go to college, then to study… Read More »

Obituary – Evelyn R. Smith

Obituary – Evelyn R. Smith

Evelyn Smith, of Wake Robin Life Plan Retirement Community in Shelburne, died peacefully in her sleep Aug. 5 at the age of 93. Evelyn was born in Boston, Mass., and raised in Charlestown, Mass., by her parents, Evelyn (Fields) Bishop and Roy Thomas Bishop. She attended the Boston Public School System and received her Bachelor… Read More »

Obituary — Kenneth Nelson Fishell

Obituary — Kenneth Nelson Fishell

Kenneth Nelson Fishell, 87, of Shelburne, died Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the McClure-Miller Respite House surrounded by the love of his family and holding his daughter’s hand. He was born on the family farm in Rush, N.Y., the son of Nelson and Edna Fishell. Ken described himself as “a child of the Depression” and… Read More »

Obituary — Martha Ford Hoar

Obituary — Martha Ford Hoar

Martha Ford Hoar died suddenly on June 15, 2019. She passed peacefully, surrounded by her three children, her two beloved daughters-in-law, and three of her seven grandchildren. She had lived a long and full life. Martha was born on April 26, 1931, the youngest of four intelligent, witty, and strong-willed girls. When she was six,… Read More »

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