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, 82, of Wolcott, died Aug. 16. Born in 1915 in Wolcott, he was the son of Ernest and Gertrude (Allen) Andrus. He was educated in Wolcott public schools and later employed by Prunier Motors of Morrisville, retiring in 1980. In 1940, he married Mario Noreen Bohanon, who died in 1995. He was affiliated with the Advent Christian Church in Morrisville. Survivors include a son, Everett; two daughters, Lynda Sweetser and JoAnn Tallman; a brother; a sister; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
, 81, of Randolph, died Aug. 16. Born in 1916 in Utica, N.Y., she was the daughter of Richard and Louisa (Harris) Mehring. She graduated from Van Hornsville (N.Y.) High School. In 1937, she married Earl Smith, who died July 9, of this year. She was employed by Kwik Kut Manufacturing Co. in N.Y., retiring in 1976. Survivors include two sons, Richard and David; two daughters, Barbara Brown Mead and Edith Vorce Palmer; a brother; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
, 74, of Williamstown, died Aug. 15. Born in 1923 in Williamstown, he was the son of Juan and Amparo (Canales) Arnaiz. He received his early education in Williamstown schools and graduated from Spaulding High School. He was an Army medic during WWII and after discharge, was a lumper and crane operator in the granite industry, first employed by Rock of Ages Corp., then at South Barre Granite and later at Cook, Watkins & Patch Co., retiring in 1984. He belonged to the Williamstown Federated Church. Survivors include a daughter, Lori Arnaiz Carbonell; a grandchild; four sisters; nieces and nephews.
, 87, of Northfield, died Aug. 24. Born in 1910 in Mount Lebanon, Nazareth, she was the daughter of Blous and Yansonia (Sarkis) Union. The family immigrated to Ellis Island and later moved to Montpelier and then Northfield. She graduated from Northfield High School. In 1944, she married Paul Donahue Hurley, who died in 1964. The Hurleys had farmed in Plainfield and later operated a trucking business. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Cornelia Tucker, Paulina Bean and Mary Higgins; a brother; a sister; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson; two nieces.
, 77, of North Wolcott, died Aug. 23. Born in 1920 in Cabot, he was the son of Claude and Lila (Lawson) Brown. He served in the Navy during WWII and married Elsie Butler in 1942. He was a logger and worked with the maintenance crew of the Mount Mansfield Corp., retiring in 1982. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Ronald and Larry; two daughters, Barbara Reed and Janet Boomhower; a brother; a sister; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
, 78, of Sharon, died Aug. 22. Born in 1919 in Readfield, Maine, he was the son of Howard and Lora (Hutchins) Sweetser. He graduated from high school in Malden, Mass. In 1940, he married Marion Walker. He was an electrical engineer at Raytheon Manufacturing in Mass. He retired in 1981 and moved to Sharon and became a member of Sharon Congregational Church. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Donald and Kenneth; five daughters, Jean Clark, Judi Kehoe, Pamela Middleton, Marjorie Thomas and Loraine Kelley; a brother; a sister; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and a cousin.
, 97, of Bethel, died Aug. 23. Born in Hallsquarry, Maine, she was the daughter of George and Isabella (Hartwell) Sturk. She graduated from Whitcomb High School in Bethel. In 1921, she married Maurice Wyllie, who died in 1935. In 1938, she married Frank Lewis, who died in 1951. She worked at Van Raalte Co. in Randolph and at Fyles and Rice Plywood Co. in Bethel. She was a member of the United Church in Bethel. Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Wyllie; a son, George; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; a nephew and grandnephews.
, 74, of Barre, died Aug. 23. Born in 1922 in Errol, N.H., she was the daughter of Willard and Benjamin Hall and Annie Ludelle (Heath) Hall. She attended West Topsham School and graduated from Goddard Seminary in Barre. She was married to Irving Moulton. In 1955, she married Howard Holcomb. She operated the West Topsham Inn before returning to Barre. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Barre. Survivors include a son, Charles Holcomb; a stepdaughter, Betty Ann Rodriquez; two stepsons, Irving Howard Moulton Jr. and Warren Bruce Moulton; 10 grandchildren; two brothers; nieces, nephews and cousins.
, 89, of Barre, died Aug. 24. Born in 1908 in Ste. Ephrem, Quebec, she was the daughter of Olivier and Roseanna (Duval) Fluet. She attended schools in Canada and was later employed as a teacher and a secretary. In 1934, she married Louis Pilette, who died in 1992. She was a member of St. Monica Parish. Survivors include three daughters, Estelle Tanguay, Claire Thibodeau and Laurette Cade; three sons, Wilfred, Ronald and Marcel; 18 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
, Jr., 20, died Aug. 22. Born in 1977 in Berlin, he was the son of Darell Sicely Sr. and Brenda J. Searles. He lived with his step-grandmother, Loretta Poulin of Waterbury. He graduated from Harwood Union High School and had worked at Harrington Hams in Richmond, at Rhino Foods of Burlington and at Mad River Glen Ski Area in Fayston. He was recently employed at Ben & Jerry's in Waterbury. Survivors include his father; a daughter, Brenda Sicely; a son, Dylan; four sisters; four brothers; two step-brothers; his step-mother; his grandparents; a great-grandfather; his step-grandmother; step-great-grandmother; nieces and nephews.
, 58, of Worcester, died Aug. 24. Born in 1939 in England, she was the daughter of Harry and Marie (Newton) Anthony. He moved to the United States in 1963 and worked as a librarian at Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, MD. she earned a medical degree from the University of Maryland and served a residency in family practice at York Hospital in PA. She moved to Vermont in 1977 and was employed as an emergency and primary care physician at the Central Vermont Medical Center. Survivors include a brother, Robert Anthony; her life partner, Elizabeth Turner; a niece and two nephews.
, 92, of Hardwick, died Aug. 24. Born in 1905 in Somerville, MA, she was the daughter of Harry and Valma (Abbott) Wilmarth. She moved to Hardwick when she was 15 years old. She was employed at West's Department Store and owned and operated Jerry's Diner in Hardwick. She was also employed at Howard Johnson's in Berlin. Survivors include five sons, Frank, Ormel, Kenneth, James and Bruce; two daughters, Esther Fontaine and Freda Morrison; 46 grandchildren; 87 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren.
, 87, of Barre, died Aug. 25. Born in 1910 in Groton, she was the daughter of John and Flora (Cassidy) Nutter. She attended schools in Groton and Piermont, N.H. In 1934, she married Eugene Stefanazzi, who died in 1978. She was a hairdresser and a member of Hedding United Methodist Church. Survivors include a son, Paul; a daughter, Lynda (Mrs. Christopher) Wagner; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four brothers; three sisters; nieces and nephews.
, 61, formerly of Northfield, died Aug. 24. Born in 1935 in Northfield, she was the daughter of Roland Jarvis and Josephine (Johnson) Jarvis. She was a member of the Assembly of God in Glen Alpine, N.C., where she recently resided. Survivors include her husband, Geary Kenneth Farnham; two sons, Lorne and Bradford; one brother; three sisters; two grandchildren.
, 77, of Montpelier, died Aug. 26. Born in Montpelier, he was the son of George Seivwright and Isabella Reid. He graduated from Montpelier High School and attended the University of Vermont. He served in the Vermont National Guard. He worked at National Life Insurance Co., retiring in 1979 as vice president of administration. In 1947, he married Patricia Donahue. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife; one son, George; a brother; one niece and two nephews.
, 95, of Montpelier, died Dec. 1. Born in 1901 in Montpelier, she was the daughter of Serafino and Rose (Pianfetti) Massucco. She graduated from Montpelier High School and from Smith College. In 1930, she married William O'Brien. She was an executive secretary at Vermont Mutual Insurance Co., retiring in 1975. She was a member of St. Augustine Church. Survivors include a son, W. Michael; two daughters, Patricia Swanson and Rosemary Bennett; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
, 86, of Montpelier, died Aug. 25. Born in 1911 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, he was the son of George and Edith (Snow) Stillings. He attended private and public schools in the eastern United States and graduated from Rutland Business College. In 1938, he married Evelyn Pitts, who died in 1991. He served with the Army Air Corps during WWII. He worked for the state of Vermont in the Department of Taxes, the secretary of state's office and in the Fish and Wildlife Department, retiring in 1978. He was a member of Bethany United Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, Steven; three grandchildren; his companion, Sylvia Willoughby.
, 94, of Greensboro, died Aug. 26. Born in 1902 in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of John and Albertina (Harris) Smith. He graduated from Colgate University and Union Theological Seminary. He served parishes in St. Johnsbury and Hardwick before beginning a career in interdenominational relations. He retired in 1969. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; two sons, Norman and Neil; a daughter, Naomi; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
, 75, of Bethel, died Aug. 27. Born in 1922 in Butler, PA, he was the son of Harold and Mary (DeNormandie) Harlan. He graduated from New Castle (PA) High School, attended Pennsylvania State University and received a master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He served in the Army during WWII and in 1946, married Nancy Rorabaugh. He was an engineer with Eastern Airlines in Miami, FL, retiring in 1984. He moved to Bethel in 1990. He was a member of the United Church in Randolph. Survivors include his wife; two sons, John Jr. and Merrill; a brother; a sister; two grandchildren.