CORNWALL — The memorial service “In Celebration of the Life of Susan Kennedy Brande,” 83, who died July 1, 2009, will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Middlebury.
The Rev. Brian O’Donnell, associate pastor, will be the celebrant.
MIDDLEBURY — Elizabeth R. Collins, 92, died suddenly Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, at Porter Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.
A full obituary will be published in Thursday’s paper.
LINCOLN — Donovan K. “Squeak” Mayo, 54, died Sept. 15, 2009, at his home in Lincoln surrounded by family and friends, after a 5-year battle with cancer. He was born on Aug. 26, 1955, in Burlington.
He is survived by his wife, Rosemary; his son and two daughters, Brian of South Burlington, Tara of Milton, and Savannah of Lincoln; his mother, Geraldine Cushing of Winooski; and by Beatrice Cota of St. George, Virginia Cadieux of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, Harvey Mayo of Berkshire, Roger “Whitey” Mayo of Lincoln, Kenneth Mayo of Milton, Priscilla Mayo of Middlebury, Patti Mayo of Delray Beach, Fla., and Randy Mayo of Starksboro.
He was predeceased by his father, Alwyn Mayo Sr., in 1989 and a brother, Alwyn Mayo Jr., in 1998.
Relatives say he gave countless hours to the local community. He was a long-time Scoutmaster of Troop 633 in Lincoln, where he served as a leader for 15 years and helped eight boys achieve Eagle Scout status. He also enjoyed working on cars in his garage. Whether it was just a simple repair or pulling a car out of a ditch, he was always there to help and never expected anything in return.
Services were held Sunday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. at the United Church of Lincoln. A gathering followed at Burnham Hall. Committal will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bristol Boy Scouts, payable to BSA Troop 543, c/o Fran Schlesinger, 168 Bullfrog Run, North Ferrisburgh, VT 05473.