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DENNISPORT, Mass. — Richard William Kingman, age 80, passed away unexpectedly on April 1, 2020, in Hyannis Hospital due to COVID-19. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, at 11:30 a.m., in Middlebury Cemetery, followed by a celebration of life at the Middlebury Inn, in the Willard Room, from noon – 2 p.m.  Online condolences, and full obituary at www.sandersonfuneralservice.com.
ROUND LAKE, N.Y. — Walter “Walt” Kuehn Jr., 86, of Round Lake, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. He was born in North Haledon, N.J., on March 1, 1935, to Walter Kuehn Sr. and Marie Hedwig Dick. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Suzanne W. Kuehn (52 years of marriage), father Walter Kuehn Sr., mother Marie Hedwig Dick, brother Alfred Kuehn, brother Gerhardt Kuehn, and sister RoseMarie Kuehn. Walt graduated from Rutgers University in 1957 with a Bachelor of Science degree, and later received an MBA from Southern Illinois University. He entered the military right...

BRISTOL — Ruth Alice Sherman Lathrop died Sept. 3, 2021. She was born Nov. 28, 1924, in Ferrisburgh, Vt., the daughter of Hollis and Helen (Weisenbach) Sherman. She attended elementary schools in Ferrisburgh and Waltham, Vt. All were one-room schools. She graduated from Bristol High School. On Jan. 30, 1943, she married Claire C. Lathrop and he predeceased her on March 22, 1999. They lived their entire married life in Bristol, spending more than 50 years building up the Claire Lathrop Bandmill, Inc. Ruth was the bookkeeper for their lumber business.  She loved gardening. In earlier years a...

MIDDLEBURY — A service in celebration of the life of the Rev. Donald R. Morris, who died Dec. 4, 2020, will be held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on the Green in Middlebury at 2 p.m. on Sept. 18. Masks will be required.◊

BRANDON — Jonathan “Jon” E. Satz died suddenly on Aug. 25, 2021, following a long illness. Jon was the owner of Wood’s Market Garden in Brandon, Vt., for the past 22 years, where he lived and lovingly farmed with his family. He fought two different cancers in ten years with incredible courage, never missing a day of work. Jon was born in Orange, N.J., on May 9, 1965. He was the son of David and Susan (Steiner) Satz Jr. He grew up in South Orange, N.J., where he received his early education and graduated from Pingry School. He later earned his degree from the University of Massachusetts-...
ADDISON – Susan VanOrnum of Addison passed away on Aug. 29, 2021, at the age of 75. Service details can be found at Gregory Cremation.com.

MIDDLEBURY — A celebration of life for Shirley B. Warner, who died March 29, 2020, will be held at the VFW hall in Middlebury on Sept. 11 from 2-4 p.m. Please join us in celebrating Shirley’s 90 years of life. A light buffet will be provided. The Family will meet at the cemetery at noon.◊

RIPTON — Ronald Wimett passed away suddenly on Sunday, Sept. 5. He was born on March 19, 1955, in Middlebury, Vt. Ron (also known as “Squint”) was raised by his mother Barbara (Cox) Wimett and father Edward Wimett in Ripton. He graduated from Middlebury Union High school in 1973 and continued working for his father’s business, Maiden Lane Contractors. In 1990 he took over the business and continued private jobs as well as taking over the Ripton Road Commissioner position. Ron also served on the Ripton selectboard for 36 years and was also a member of the Ripton Fire Department for two years....

SHELBURNE — Jeanne Guyett Wisner was born in Rensselaer, N.Y., on March 29, 1930, to T. Cassius and Beatrice P. Guyett. They moved to Ferrisburgh, Vt., and opened The Bee Hive on Route 7 when she was a little girl. She was an accomplished pianist and singer in high school, declined a chance to study at Julliard, attended the University of Vermont and left to marry Jackson W. Wisner, Jr. in 1949. They had four children: Jay, Deborah, Katherine and Peter. They divorced in 1962, and she and the children moved to Pennsylvania. She worked as a bookkeeper, dietician, conference coordinator, and...

SADIEVILLE, Ky. — Alfred Henry “Skip” Wright, age 53, husband to Debra Roberts Wright of Sadieville, Ky., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, at Baptist Health in Lexington. Ky. He was born to the late Eva Mae Wright in Burlington, Vt., on March 11, 1968. Skip loved cars and worked at Dan Cummins as a car detailer. He enjoyed teaching life lessons and deeply loved his family. In addition to his wife, Debra, he is survived by his children, Dustin Wright (Amanda) of New Haven, Vt.; Amber Lynne Sunley (William Cole) of Stanton, Ky.; and Christopher Mohan (Jodi) of Cynthiana, Ky.; and...


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