Milestones — Lois Humphrey

Milestones — Lois Humphrey

Lois Humphrey (Eloise Rosalie O’Brycki) was born in Scranton, Pa., on March 31, 1928, the first daughter of John Francis O’Brycki and Florence Lipinski O’Brycki, both first-generation Americans. She graduated from Scranton Central High School and then trained at Scranton State Hospital School of Nursing. As a registered nurse, she joined the staff at New… Read More »

Milestones — Paul Rosenthal

Paul Rosenthal Born July 16, 1916, passed away peacefully on June 3. Predeceased by his wife, Hannah, he leaves behind two daughters, Dorothy and Susan, four grandchildren, E Brad, Slade, Ashley and Orin, and one great grandson, Julien. A circle of remembrance will be held at Wake Robin in Shelburne on June 20 at 1… Read More »

Milestones — James R. Fink

Milestones — James R. Fink

James R. Fink, who grew up in Shelburne, Vt., died tragically in a plane accident on May 5, 2017 in Clearwater, Fla. Jim was piloting a plane when he encountered wind shear just before touchdown. Jim was born on Nov. 12, 1972 in Stuttgart, Germany. He moved to Shelburne, Vt. with his parents in 1977.… Read More »

Milestones — R. Marcel Messier

Milestones — R. Marcel Messier

R. Marcel Messier peacefully passed away Sunday, April 23 at the UVM Medical Center, surrounded by family. He was born on May 23, 1930 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec to Eugene and Elodia Messier. Marcel moved to Vermont in 1956 after graduating from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec and the University of Sherbrook, Quebec with degrees in… Read More »

Milestones — Beatrice J. Nowocienski

Milestones — Beatrice J. Nowocienski

Beatrice (Betty) Elaine Julian Nowocienski died on Feb. 7, 2017 at the VNA Respite House in Colchester, Vt. following a long illness. She was 92 years old. Betty was born on Jan. 5, 1925 to Milton and Beatrice (Goslant) Julian in St. Johnsbury, Vt. She attended public school until 1938 and then the St. Johnsbury… Read More »

Milestones — Meredith Barnes Babbott

Milestones — Meredith Barnes Babbott

Meredith Barnes Babbott died in her room at Wake Robin in Shelburne, Vt. on April 2, 2017 with family at her side.  She had recently celebrated her 88th birthday. “Mermer” died peacefully early evening after a spring day and lovely sunset over Lake Champlain highlighting the Adirondack Mountains. She was born Meredith Diane Barnes in… Read More »

Milestones — Herbert E. “Skip” Echelberger

Milestones — Herbert E. “Skip” Echelberger

Skip Echelberger of Shelburne, Vt. and Naples, Fla., passed away on April 11, 2017. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y. on Jan. 6, 1938, the son of Arthur D. Echelberger and Lenore D. Echelberger. The family moved to Maywood, Ill. in 1948 where Skip graduated from Proviso East High School in 1955. Shortly after, he… Read More »

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Tom Wilkins We have lost a good one. Tom Wilkins died peacefully on March 27, 2017. Calm in the center of many a storm, Tom’s gentle, even-keeled nature has been a beacon for many a frazzled soul. Empowered by his strength and courage, we will now carry the torch for him. Tom was born on… Read More »

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  Margaret Ottinger, 56, died peacefully, as she had lived, with husband Matt of 28 years by her side in their home in Shelburne on Monday, March 13. Her children Harvey (21) and Lila (17) were Margaret’s greatest joy in life. She loved watching both of them grow and succeed in life. Diagnosed with brain… Read More »

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Richard L. McClintock Jr. On Feb. 18, the earthly life of Richard L. McClintock Jr., age 86, came to its close. The son of Richard L. McClintock Sr. and Grace Curtis McClintock, Richard “Rit” grew up with his sister, Bernice “Rosie” McClintock in the Mud Alley section of Burlington, Vt. Rit attended Cathedral High School,… Read More »