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SHOREHAM — The unforgettable May Weeks Small, who passed away just before the COVID lockdown, will finally be properly remembered in a memorial service to be held on Sunday, Aug. 1, at her beloved Shoreham Congregational Church at 1:30 p.m. If May ever taught you, fed you, prayed with you or simply loved you, please join us to celebrate her remarkable life and spirit. Light refreshments to follow. A full obituary can be found at gregorycremation.com.

LAKELAND, Fla. — Joan E, Yantz, 78, formerly of North Ferrisburgh, passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021 in Springfield, Mass. She was born on May 3, 1942, in North Hyde Park, Vt., the daughter of Arthur and Phyllis (Kidder) Rivait. Her hobbies were crochet, outings with family, and playing cards Joan is survived by her children Vikki Brown, Lisa Yantz, Jody Hornbeck, Carrie Yantz, and Tim Yantz; several grandchildren; her sister Brenda Owen and her brother Richard Rivait; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Tamara Thomas. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. on...

LAKELAND, Fla. — Warren “Jay” Yantz Jr., 77, formerly of North Ferrisburgh, passed away Dec. 17, 2019, in Lakeland, Fla. He was born on Aug. 10, 1942, in Colchester, the son of Warren J. Yantz Sr. and Madeline (Kenyon) Yantz. His hobbies were playing cards, racing and golf. Warren is survived by his children Vikki Brown, Lisa Yantz, Jody Hornbeck, Carrie Yantz, and Tim Yantz; several grandchildren; his brothers and sisters Stella Mead, Doug Yantz, Bobby Yantz and Ronnie Yantz, Betty Martin and Joyce Snyder; several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 25...

VERGENNES/MIDDLEBURY — Amy Autumn Vachon died peacefully in her Vergennes home on July 4, 2021, following a brief struggle with cancer at age 43 under the loving care of her family, and dedicated nurses and a social worker from Addison County Home Health and Hospice. She was born on November 27, 1977, in Burlington. Amy’s sweet smile, quiet strength and friendly manner endeared her to everyone. She was an excellent swimmer and nordic skier on the Addison County Special Olympics team. Amy loved her Church family at the Vergennes Congregational Church, her school teachers and sports coaches, as...

Dr. William H. Luginbuhl
KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. — William H. Luginbuhl, M.D., age 92, of Kennett Square, Pa., and formerly of Panton, Vt., died peacefully in his sleep on June 21, 2021. He was born on March 11, 1929, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Christian B. Luginbuhl, a physician, and Giulia Hossfeld Luginbuhl, a teacher. He attended Iowa State University followed by Northwestern Medical School in Chicago, where he also completed an internship and residency in pathology. He pursued additional training in Cleveland and was drafted into the U.S. Army, spending two years as the only pathologist in Fort Bragg, N.C. He then...
RUTLAND — Jo-Ann Turner Farrell, 69, died June 11, 2021, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. She was born in Rutland, April 8, 1952, the daughter of Leon and Marion (Mayo) Turner. Jo-Ann was a 1966 graduate of Immaculate Heart of Mary School and a 1970 graduate of Mount St. Joseph Academy. She recently retired from Ellison Surface Technologies and was employed prior to that at Tambrands in Rutland. She was a member of the Rutland Moose Lodge and the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary. Surviving is her companion, Steve St. Lawrence of Rutland; and a brother, Lee Turner, wife Jennifer and three...
MIDDLEBURY — Please join the family of June Ash, 67, beloved wife and mother, who passed away Nov. 1, 2020, in celebration of her life on Saturday July 17, at 1:30 p.m., for a graveside service at Mount St. Joseph Cemetery, 7026 Plank Road, Bristol, Vt. Following the service we invite her friends and loved ones to join her family to celebrate her life at Doug Butler’s property on Sheldon Lane — Follow the Yellow Brick Road signs! Please wear bright colors to contribute to the celebration, where we will share our favorite stories about her.
WALTHAM — Please join the family of George Evarts, who died April 15, 2021, in celebrating his life on Sunday, July 18, at the American Legion in Vergennes from 1-4 p.m.
VERGENNES — All are invited to a graveside service for Joan Parks Panton, who died Jan. 14, 2021, at 1 p.m. on July 10 at Carter Cemetery in Monkton. If COVID restrictions have been lifted, we hope to have a reception following the service at the Vergennes American Legion Post 14.

MIDDLEBURY — James Peter Many, 65, son of Dorothy (Marsh) and Aimie Many, passed away naturally on January 21, 2021. Jim loved being with his friends, family and pets. He always enjoyed making everyone laugh. He was a dedicated hard worker who had an expertise in many types of heavy equipment machinery. His hobbies included fishing, hunting and playing games of all kinds, especially cards. He is survived by his son Derrick Many, and his wife Alycia Yowell-Many of Charlottesville, VA; his sisters Janet of Picayune, MS; Jane of Ripton, VT; and Alice of Palmdale, CA. He was predeceased by Judy...


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