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Engagement Christine and William Griffin of Shelburne are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Estee Griffin, to Paul Edward Valente, son of Peter and Kelley Valente of Cumberland, Maine. Tara is a graduate of Champlain Valley Union High School and Northeastern University, and is employed as a buyer at the TJX Companies… Read More »

Milestones – Isabelle Ruth Reich

Milestones – Isabelle Ruth Reich

Isabelle Ruth Reich, age 94, passed away on Sunday Nov. 27, 2016 at Starr Farm Nursing Home, Burlington, Vt., surrounded by her family, following a short illness and a long extraordinary life. “Ruth” was born on Aug. 17, 1922 to Jesse Martland Blaney and Isabella M. Blaney, (Isabelle M. James) of Verona, N.J. Ruth graduated… Read More »

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Gladys (Dickie) Whitaker died peacefully at the Converse Home in Burlington on Nov. 19, 2016 at the age of 97. Dickie was born on June 16, 1919 in Kearney, N.J.  After finishing nursing school for her R.N., she married Warren (Mike) Whitaker and they moved to Sharon, Mass. where Mike was raised and  where they… Read More »

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Julia Catherine Boettcher    Julia Catherine (Ripple) Boettcher, 102, died on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at Wake Robin in Shelburne, Vt. surrounded by her loving and supportive family. The daughter of Dr. Ray Calvin Ripple and Emma (Wilhelm) Ripple, she was born in Hopkinton, Iowa on Sept. 11, 1914. After graduating from Upper Iowa University, Catherine… Read More »

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  Ruth Wolf Page, 95, a  writer, editor, radio commentator and student of the natural world, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, at Wake Robin in Shelburne. She was 95. Ruth was a leader in the generation of women who began to rethink their lives and pursue careers in what had been a man’s world. She… Read More »

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Clarke Edson Hermance, long-term Shelburne resident, avid clarinet player, explosions researcher, and wonderful father and husband, passed away after a short bout with cancer on Sept. 18, 2016. Clarke was born on Oct. 6, 1936 to Harry Putnam Hermance and Dorothy Wilhelmina Clarke in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, of an American father and a Canadian mother.… Read More »

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David Sullivan Rugg David Sullivan Rugg, a lifelong area resident, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at The Villa. He was born in St. Albans on June 26, 1937, the son of the late George and Bernadine (Sullivan) Rugg. David was 79 years old. David was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School in… Read More »

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Engagement Burks-Durham Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Burks are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Charles Daniel Burks, to Morgan Bethea Durham, daughter of Dr. and Mr. Robert H. Durham, Jr. of Greensboro, Ga. Charlie is a graduate of Shelburne Community School, CVU, and St. Lawrence University, where he earned a degree in environmental… Read More »

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Gretel (Mayer) Weyde Gretel (Mayer) Weyde, 84 of Shelburne, Vt. died Aug. 18, 2016 surrounded by her loving family and special friends. She was born on Nov. 22, 1931 in Plochingen, Germany. Gretel was predeceased by her loving husband, Hans, in 1989. Gretel was an active member of the Wake Robin Community for many years… Read More »