Obituary

Obituary

Sarah Bassett Chamberlain died peacefully on March 29, 2018 at VNA Respite House just short of her 66th birthday after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Sarah was surrounded and supported by many close friends, her faithful, loving brother Glenn and his wife Charlene, and by the skilled, caring staff and volunteers at the Respite House.… Read More »

Obituary

Obituary

Dr. Maria Vajda Hajdu (nee Mercs), 99, passed away on Good Friday, March 30, 2018, at The Arbors in Shelburne, Vt. She was born to Imre and Gizella (nee Juhasz) Mercs on Aug. 13, 1918 in Szeged, Hungary. After graduation from the Hungarian equivalent of high school (gimnázium), she received a college degree in business.… Read More »

Ronald Leon Chevrier 

Ronald Leon Chevrier 

Ronald Leon Chevrier, a resident of Wake Robin in Shelburne, Vt., formerly of Marion, Mass., passed away peacefully March 15, 2018 at the age of 85 following a prolonged illness. Born in Longview, Wash., on July 24, 1932, Ron graduated from Grant High School in Portland, Ore. He attended the University of Oregon receiving a Bachelor… Read More »

Dolores ‘Dodie’ Del Vecchio McMahon

Dolores ‘Dodie’ Del Vecchio McMahon

Dolores “Dodie” Del Vecchio McMahon of Shelburne, Vt., passed away on March 23, 2018. She was born October 2, 1931, in Syracuse, N.Y., to loving parents Honorable Frank Del Vecchio and Angela (Pirro) Del Vecchio. Dodie attended Syracuse University before working for Colonial Airlines. In 1955, she married Joseph “Mickey” McMahon and together they had… Read More »

Obituary

Obituary

Dorothy J. Sawyer died peacefully at her home of 50 years in Shelburne, Vt., on March 8, 2018. Dorothy was born December 5, 1933 in Franklin, Maine. Dorothy graduated from the University of Maine with high distinction and belonged to the honor society, Phi Beta Kappa. She began her working career as a foreign language… Read More »

Obituary

Obituary

Shelburne resident George W. Bitler passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, after a battle with the flu and pneumonia. He was 88 years old. He was born in 1929 in Nyack, N.Y., grew up in the aftermath of the Great Depression, and was a young teenager during World War II. He attended the University of Rochester,… Read More »

Obituary

Obituary

Professor John W. Hennessey Jr, age 92, of Shelburne, Vt., and formerly of Hanover, N.H., died of natural causes on January 11, 2018 at the Wake Robin Continuing Care Retirement Community. A much beloved and respected professor and administrator, John Hennessey was a scholar, a feminist, a democrat, and an ethicist, with an exceptional academic… Read More »

Dr. Huntington “Skip” Sheldon

Dr. Huntington “Skip” Sheldon

Dr. Huntington “Skip” Sheldon of Shelburne died unexpectedly after a brief illness at his home on Friday, Dec. 29. He was born in New York City on Jan. 14, 1930. Skip and his family moved to Amagansett, N.Y. when he was 6 years old; the property there has remained a keystone throughout his life and… Read More »

Obituary — Howard Neil Verman

Obituary — Howard Neil Verman

On Jan. 2, Howard Neil Verman of Charlotte died after a long struggle with brain cancer. The Verman family is grateful to the loving community of friends and family who supported them during his illness and for the care by Dr. Alissa Thomas and the McClure Miller VNA Respite House. Howard was born Jan. 13,… Read More »

Obituary

Glen Paul Welch Glen Paul Welch, 54, of Hinesburg, passed away at his home on Nov. 17. Glen was born in Burlington on June 25, 1963 to Edgar Allen Welch and Bette Ann (Lyman) Welch. He attended Iowa Tech in Sioux City, Iowa. He was skilled in computer science and technological applications. During the 1980s,… Read More »