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 »

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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 »

Obituary

Obituary

Jean Millis Gilpin, age 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Greensboro, Vt. Her husband of 62 years, Robert (Bob) Gilpin, was by her side. She will be profoundly missed by her children Rob, Beth and Linda Gilpin, and grandchildren Jamie Benson, Hazen and Riley Powell, and Everett, Jeremy, and Toby Gilpin.… Read More »

Obituaries

Greta Pedersen Krag passed on peacefully in her home in Shelburne on Aug. 31 at age almost-93, surrounded by family. Although born in Lynn, Mass., she spent decades creating and managing one of the first retirement care facilities in California with her husband, Cletus Krag, M.D. When he passed on 18 years ago, Greta moved… Read More »

Obituaries

Obituaries

It is with great sadness that the family of Jerry Esposito announces his passing, after a valiantly fought battle with cancer, on Thursday, Aug. 31. Jerry had just turned 65 years old. Jerry will be lovingly and forever remembered by Karen, his wife, friend, and partner of nearly 30 years, his son and best pal Andrew, both of Shelburne. Jerry will also… Read More »

Obituaries

Obituaries

  Eileen Marie Markey of Edmond, Okla., was born April 18, 1940 in Lawrence, Mass., to Rodosildo and Helen DeBurro. She passed away Sept. 9, surrounded by her loving family. Eileen married John J. Markey on Sept. 16, 1961 in North Andover, Mass. Following her graduation from North Andover High School, Eileen went to work… Read More »

Obituary — Connor Oliver Lewis

Obituary — Connor Oliver Lewis

Connor Oliver Lewis, son of Marc and Tina Lewis of Shelburne, will be laid to rest Friday at 2 p.m. at the Shelburne Village Cemetery.  Friends are welcome to attend the ceremony. Connor passed away June 2 after a battle with brain cancer. Shelburne Poet Laureate Rick Bessette wrote a poem in memory of Connor (2002-2017). On Angels Wing, by Rick… Read More »