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, 93, of Barre, died Oct. 25. Born in 1906 in Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of Charles Laraway and Elizabeth Bissell. She graduated from Sherbrooke High School in Quebec and MacDonald College, as an elementary school teacher. In 1931, she married Wilfred Langevin, who died in 1973. She was an elementary school teacher in Quebec and a substitute teacher at Orange Elementary School. She was a member of the St. Monica Church. Survivors include a daughter, Molly Abare; a son, W.C. Langevin; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
, Sr., 62, formerly of Woodbury, died Oct. 24. Born in 1936 in Woodbury, he was the son of Edward and Juliet (Chartier) Messier. In 1968, he married Grace L. Nelson. He had served the town of Roxbury as constable, fire chief and road commissioner. He was a logger and owned and operated a sawmill. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Carmie Jr., Francis and Michael; two daughters, Louise Butterfield and Cathy Simpson; a stepson, David Nelson; a step-daughter, Irene Lantagne; four brothers; eight sisters; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
, 74, of Hardwick, died Oct. 11. Born in 1925 in Hardwick, she was the daughter of Robert and Martha (White) Beede. She attended Hardwick schools. She was first married to Chet Meehan and later to Arthur Moffett. She had been employed at Jerry's Diner, Whitcomb Grocery Store and Hardwick Knitwear. She was a demonstrator for Stanley Products and later opened Shirley's Deli in Hardwick. She was a member of the United Church of Hardwick. Survivors include her mother; a daughter, Marijane Meehan Weglarz; three sons, Lloyd Meehan, Wesley Moffett and Wade Moffett; seven sisters; two brothers; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
, 64, of Tunbridge, died Oct. 25. Born in 1934 in Hyde Park, Mass., he was the son of Richard and Edna (Towner) Juergens. He graduated from Dedham (Mass.) High School and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts. In 1952, he married Carol S. Chadbourne. They moved to Tunbridge in 1994. He had been employed as a sheet metal worker and served in the Marine Corps. Survivors include his wife; a son, Kurt; a daughter, Dawn Ciavattone; three brothers; two grandchildren.
, 69, of Groton, died Nov. 9. Born in 1930 in Groton, he was the son of John and Agnes (Hay) Hatch. He graduated from Groton High School. In 1967, he married Jackalyn White. He had worked in the granite industry in several Barre sheds including Rock of Ages, Thurber, LaCross, Cerasoli and Cerasoli. He established R J Hatch Construction Co. Survivors include his wife; four sons, Michael, Brent, David and Douglas; two daughters, Deborah Childs and Donna Mardin; his mother; a sister; 12 grandchildren; a great-grandchild.
, 55, of Moretown, died Nov. 10. Born in 1944 in Montpelier, he was the son of Albert and Melba (Horton) Ferris. He attended Moretown schools. He had been employed at Ward Lumber Co. in Waterbury and Moretown. He was a former member of the Vermont Army National Guard. Survivors include a sister, Barbara Grandfield; two brothers, Howard and Glenn.
, 77, of Montpelier, died Nov. 3. Born in Deluth, Mich., he was raised in Wisconsin. He graduated from Antioch College and earned his master's and doctorate degrees at Columbia University. He served in the infantry during WWII. He had been superintendent of schools in N.Y. and Montpelier (VT). He was the executive director of the Vermont Superintendents Association and had taught at Norwich University. Survivors include his wife, Barbara; three children, Paul, Janet Green and Sara Milano; six grandchildren; three brothers.
, 97, of Montpelier, died Nov. 5. Born in 1902 in Moretown, she was the daughter of Thomas and Margaret (Flanagan) Lynch. She graduated from St. Michael's High School. She had worked for the Vermont Department of Agriculture and the Vermont State Library, retiring in 1967. She was a communicant of St. Augustine's Church. Survivors include several cousins.
68, of Barre and formerly of Williamstown, died Nov. 5. Born in 1931, he was the son of Orrin and Bertha (Hutchinson) Farnham. He graduated from Williamstown High School and in 1952, married Shirley Shangraw. He had been a salesman for King Cole Potato Chips and Farrell and Sons Distributing Co. and later worked at Lacillade Lumber Co. in Williamstown. He had served in the Army from 1950-52, and was a member of the East Barre and Williamstown fire departments. Survivors include his wife; three sons, Paul Jr. , Douglas and Gregory; two brothers; two sisters; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
, 77, of Williamstown, died Nov. 5. Born in 1922 in Websterville, she was the daughter of Peter and Domencia (DiDonato) Conti. She attended school in Websterville. In 1943, she married Francis Putney, who died in 1978. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Sylvester's Church. Survivors include two sons, Robert and Richard; a daughter, Mary Rose (Mrs. Robert) Newton; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.
, 80, of Barre Town, died Nov. 10. Born in 1919 in Barre, he was the son of James and Leona (Smith) Grearson II. He attended Barre schools and graduated from Spaulding High School. He had served in the Army during WWII. He began working in the family granite business, Grearson and Lane Inc., and later he and his brother, Lloyd, continued its operation. He retired in 1989. He was first married to Lillian Robinson and in 1968, married Lucille Beltrami Sartelle. Survivors include his wife; their daughter, Leona Bizzozero; a step-daughter, Debra Sartelle; a step-son, James Sartelle; four grandchildren; cousins, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
, 97, of Woodbury, died Nov. 10. Born in 1902 in Clinton, Mass., she was the daughter of Timothy and Mary (Coyne) Kiley. She graduated from Clinton High School. She had worked at Wachusett Co-op Bank, Clinton Trust Co. and Worcester County National Bank, all in Mass. She retired in 1967 and moved to Woodbury in 1990. Survivors include two nieces, Alice Berquest and Janet Aronson.
, 60, of Waterbury, died Nov. 9. Born in 1938 in Presque Isle, Maine, he was the son of Elmer and Juanita (Hoyt) Johnston. He attended schools in Easton, Maine. He was employed as a construction worker for several different companies including the City of Montpelier. Survivors include his wife, Romona Coffin Johnston; one son, David; two daughters, Bobbi Jo Riendeau and Sue Ann Coffin; two stepsons, Gregg Coffin and Michael Coffin; a step-daughter, Shirley Marshall; three sisters; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
, 66, of East Orange, died Nov. 9. Born in 1933 in Eden, he attended Vershire and Eden schools. He was married to Mable Downing, who died in 1983. In 1992, he married Ann Dunphy. He was employed at the Rock of Ages Granite Quarries in Barre and had served in the Army. Survivors include his wife; a son, Stewart; three daughters, Sonya McLam, Susan Cadorette and Sandra Farnham; a step-daughter, Sarah Adams; seven grandchildren; three sisters; three brothers.
, 87, of Barre, died Nov. 10. Born in 1911 in Williamstown, he was the son of Alfred and Amelia (Therrien) Blaine. He graduated from Charlestown High School in Charlestown, N.H. In 1935, he married Christie Howard, who died in 1991. He operated his father's market business and sold Christmas wreaths. He was a member of St. Monica Church. Survivors include two sons, Allan and Brian; a daughter, Sylvia Wynn; two grandchildren.
, 80, of Berlin, died Nov. 12. Born in 1913 in Middlesex, she was the daughter of William and Nettie (Blair) Pierson. She attended Montpelier High School and Lyndon Normal School. In 1969, she married Frank Sinclair. She taught school in Middlesex, Woodbury, Calais and Springfield and was later employed as an adult education teacher at Spaulding High School in Barre. She was a member of the Crossroad Christian Church in East Montpelier. Survivors include four daughters, Carol Sinclair, Nancy Bailey, Ruth Friot and Martha Belanger; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
, 63, formerly of Northfield and more recently of Talent, Ore., died Nov. 3. Born in 1936 in Northfield, she was the daughter of Bradley and Ruth Buck. She graduated from high school in Northfield and attended San Diego City College and Rutgers University, majoring in accounting. She served in the Navy. She was a comptroller for Self Help Enterprises and secretary for WAVES National, Oregon Webfoot United 46. Survivors include two brothers, Charles Buck and Donald Buck; two sisters, Bernice De Felice and Phyllis Spaulding; a longtime companion, Bonnie Wittwer.
, 53, of South Barre, died Nov. 1. Born in 1946 in Freeport, Maine, he was the son of Charles and Ruth (Stoddard) Durrell. He attended schools in Freeport, Maine. In 1971, he married Brenda V. Nunn. He worked at L.L. Bean, for Goss Tire in St. Johnsbury and at Beck and Beck Memorials and Maurice Memorials. He had served in the Korean War. Survivors include a daughter, Tammi-Louise Durrell; a son, Charles; three sisters; three grandchildren.
, 89, formerly of Waterbury, died Nov. 16. He was born in Waterbury, moving to Florida 20 years ago. He was a poultry farmer. Survivors include his son, Larry; a brother, William; and long-time companion, Wilma Stickel.
, 98, formerly of Barre, died Nov. 17. She was born in 1900, the daughter of Myron and Carrie (Colburn) Goodell. She graduated from Brattleboro High School and Middlebury College. She joined the faculty at Spaulding High School, retiring in 1966. Survivors include two cousins, Marilyn M. Benton and Barbara T. Chapman.
, 74, of Northfield, died Nov. 15. Born in 1924 in Northfield, he was the son of Fred and Maude (Sorell) Drinkwine. He attended Northfield High School. In 1952, he married Josephine Murray. He was a computer technician at National Life, retiring in 1986. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Survivors include a son, John; two daughters, Cheryl McKinnon and Melissa Rabin; two brothers; two sisters; nine grandchildren.