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, 51, formerly of Barre and more recently of East Dummerston, died Aug. 16. Born in 1948 in Barre, he was the son of Frederick and Margaret (Hamel) Mayo. He graduated from Spaulding High School and received a bachelor's degree in history from Windham College in Putney. He was an employee of the Lyon Travel Agency in Brattleboro. Survivors include a sister, Marilyn Mayo and a cousin.
, 24, of Chelsea, died Aug. 11. Born in 1974 in Seoul, S. Korea, he came to the United States in 1976, when he was adopted into the Hadley family. He attended school in Chelsea and graduated from Chelsea High School and from St. Paul Technical College with an electronics certificate. He was employed at Circuit City of Minneapolis, MN. Survivors include his parents, Lynda Hadley and Vaughn Hadley; step-parents Douglas Nakari and Jill McCue Hadley; three siblings, Jessica (Andrew) Hadley Woolford, Rebecca Hadley and Zachary Hadley; his maternal grandparents, William and Jean Palmer; many other relatives and friends.
, 89, of Barre, died Aug. 18. She was born in 1909 in Bedford, Ind. She was a home caregiver for many years in several cities throughout the country and had worked for the Salvation Army in Barre. Survivors include four daughters, Irene Bisson, Mary Bolman, Barbara Rigg and Rosalie Day; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
, 60, of Montpelier, died Aug. 12. Born in 1939 in Montpelier, he was the son of Eliza (Cassavaw) and Joseph Skirry. He attended Montpelier and Vergennes schools and Lyndon State and Keene State colleges. He had worked at the Basin Harbor Club and from there went to Maine to become a chef at Sprucewold Lodge. He purchased the Moorings Restaurant in Southwest Harbor, Maine and continued a career in the restaurant business until 1997. Survivors include one sister, Shirley Champine; nieces, nephews; two sisters-in-law; several great nieces and nephews; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Also surviving was his special friend, Ellie Ryan.
, 99, of Websterville, died Aug. 26. Born in 1900 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, she was the daughter of John and Flora (MacKinnon) MacDonald. She attended school in Cape Breton. In 1918, she moved to Boston and later moved to Websterville. She was first married to James Dan MacLellan, who died in 1946. She then married Andrew Moore, who died in 1966. She was a homemaker and a member of the Graniteville Presbyterian Church. Survivors include her daughter, Florence Payne; he son, John MacLellan; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.
, 50, formerly of Barre and more recently of N.C., died Aug. 21. Born in 1949 in Barre City, she was the daughter of Joseph and Betty (Watson) Holden. She attended Lincoln School and graduated from Spaulding High School. In 1971, she married Lewis Watson. They had lived in Rutland, where she was employed at the Little People's School. She had lived in N.C. since 1998. Survivors include her husband; one son, John; one daughter Lori Watson; her father and stepmother, Joseph and Donna Holden; two brothers; uncles, aunts and cousins.
, 95, of Waterbury, died Aug. 25. Born in 1903 in Waterbury, she was the daughter of Howard and Clare (Demeritt) Stevens. She graduated from Waterbury High School and from Montpelier Seminary. In 1950, she married Delbert Taft, who died in 1990. She taught school in the Waterbury area and retired after 20 years as a bookkeeper at Vermont State Hospital. She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church. Survivors include a sister, Marjorie Timbers; two brothers, Charles and Kenneth; two half-brothers, Bertrand Stevens and Clinton Stevens.
, 73, formerly of Randolph and more recently of Braintree, died Aug. 24. Born in 1926 in Randolph, he graduated from Randolph High School. In 1949, he married Nadene Dickinson. He was employed by Charles Hanley Mills, Catlin's Mill and Sprague's Dairy, retiring in the late 1970s. He served in the Army during WWII. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Ardie Royce; a sister, Sally Davis; two granddaughters.
, 84, formerly of Barre and more recently of St. Albans, died Aug. 25. Born in 1915 in Barre, she was the daughter of John and Bessie (Gauthier) MacAulay. She graduated from Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing and practiced as a registered nurse in the State of Vermont. In 1940, she married Robert Holmes Brown, who died in 1990. She was a member of the Federated Church of Williamstown. Survivors include three children, Gale (Brown) Sumner; Melanie (Brown) McGovern and Dale Brown; one sister; six grandchildren;; four great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
, 86, formerly of Greensboro, died Aug. 19. Born in 1913 in Greensboro, she retired from the U.S. Postal Service. Her husband, Harold Ewing Lewis, died in 1985. Survivors include two sons, Frederick and John; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Donald and Raymond.
, 85, of Berlin, died Aug. 22. Born in 1913 in Malone, N.Y., she was the daughter of William Allen and Bessie Skinner Allen. She attended school at Mt. Ida Junior College and Antioch College. She went to finishing school in Boston. In 1939, she married Francis Stephen McArthur Jr. She spent most of her life as an army officer's wife, traveling the world with her husband. She was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church in Montpelier. Survivors include her son, F. Stephen McArthur III; three grandchildren.
, 73, of Middlesex, died recently. Born in 1925 in Montpelier, he was the son of Carroll and Flora (Beckley) Bowman. He attended Montpelier schools and Montpelier High School. He served in the Navy during WWII and Korea. In 1947, he married Eva Wilkins. He was retired from IBM and prior to IBM was employed by G.B. Roode Co. and Maunsell Co. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Pamela Bowman Irish; one son, Bruce; one brother; one sister; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
, 69, of Barre City, died Aug. 19. Born in 1930 in Claremont, N.H., she was the daughter of Arthur and Flossie (Dumont) Morey. The family moved to Chelsea, where she attended school. She worked at various local restaurants and Sprague Electric in Barre. In 1949, she married Francis Cahill, who died in 1976. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Cahill-Noury, Janet Renaud and Joan Cahill; four sons, Francis Jr., Brian, Jerry and Michael; two sisters; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
, 58, of Barre City, died Aug. 20. Born in 1941 in South Barre, she was the daughter of Aldo and Alberta (Henry) Peduzzi. She attended schools in Barre and was a graduate of Spaulding High School. She was employed as a nurses aide at the Central Vermont Hospital and the Berlin Health & Rehab Center. In 1958, she married Irenee (Rene) Peloquin. Survivors include her husband; her mother; six daughters, Laurie Peloquin, Mary Gray, Joanne Bellavance, Kathy Peloquin, Carol Poulin and Roberta Covey; two brothers; 10 grandchildren.
, 82, of So. Randolph, died Aug. 23. Born in 1917, he was the son of George and Caroline (Dearing) Strickland. He graduated from Randolph High School. In 1946, he married Constance Forguites. He was a mill worker at Fyles and Rice Veneer Mill in Bethel, a nurses aide at Gifford Memorial Hospital and at Tranquility Nursing Home. He also worked at Green Mountain Stock Farm in Randolph and was town clerk for Randolph for two years. Survivors include his wife; a son, William; a brother; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
, 74, of Washington, died Aug. 19. Born in 1925 in Boston, Mass., he was the son of John and Florence (Mederios) Pena Sr. He graduated from Brockton (Mass.) High School and served in the Navy during WWII. He attended Northeastern University and the University of Rhode Island. He had been employed by Avon Sole Company in Brockton, Mass. He and his companion, Annette Little, came to Washington in 1980; she died in 1996. Survivors include two daughters, Marcia Beals and Shirley Button; one son, Robert McGowan; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three brothers; two sisters; niece, nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins.
, 59, of Vershire, died Aug. 20. Born in Hanover, N.H., he was the son of Edwin and Etta Mae (Childs) Nelson. He helped his father on the dairy farm and sugar bush, mowed lawns and worked in the Village Cemetery. He was disabled and had lived at Tranquility Nursing Home in Randolph, the Brookside Nursing Home in Bradford and the Chelsea Home. Survivors include his mother; his father; two sisters, Elsie Burbank and Sylvia Palmer.
, 96, of Barre Town, died Aug. 21. Born in 1902 in Adamant, she was the daughter of Clarence and Mina (Witham) Martin. She attended Cabot schools and nurses training at Claremont Hospital in Claremont, N.H. In 1924, she married Harry Miller, who died in 1985. She was a homemaker and had worked in private care nursing and at nursing homes in East Barre and South Barre. She was a member of the Websterville Baptist Church. Survivors include three sons, Willard, Harry and Robert; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren.
, 77, of Barre City, died Aug. 20. Born in 1922 in Coaticooke, Quebec, she was the daughter of Victor and Lucy (Lanctot) LaPerle. The family moved to East Montpelier, where she attended school. In 1942, she married Cyril LeMay, who died in 1963. They owned and operated the LeMay Motel until 1975. She was a member of St. Monica Church. Survivors include one sister, Pauline Johnson; one brother, Norman LaPerle; many nieces and nephews.
, 88, of Worcester, died Aug. 21. He grew up in White River Jct., where he attended local schools and graduated from Hartford High School. He attended Braden Hall, Cornwall-on-the-Hudson Military Preparatory School and graduated from Norwich University. In 1941, he married Thelma Morgan Howieson. He served with the Army during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He was a certified professional civil engineer and was self-employed in the construction business in Montpelier and later was employed by the State of Vermont, retiring as an engineer for the Water Resource and Environmental Department. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Catherine Healey Provost and Elizabeth Healey Kilbride; three granddaughters; one grandson; four great-grandchildren; one sister.