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LINDA SUE UNGER
BRISTOL — Linda Sue Unger of Bristol, Vt., passed away peacefully at the McClure Miller Respite House on June 13, 2021. She was surrounded by her closest family members. Born on Aug. 12, 1950, in St. Johnsbury, Vt., to Frank and Donna Robinson, Linda spent her formative years in Pittsford, Vt. She was well known in her community as a dedicated schoolteacher and frequent visitor to many local libraries. She loved books and enjoyed reading, especially with her students and grandchildren. Linda loved going to Maine every summer and her family looks forward to celebrating her life there. She had...

JULIUS "JULES" LARROW
NEW HAVEN — Please join the family of Julius “Jules” Larrow, who died Jan. 3, 2021, in celebrating his life on Saturday, June 19, at 2 p.m., on the New Haven town green. Parking will be available at Beeman Elementary School. Tents and seating will be provided.◊

JOHN DOUGLAS CONNOLLY
SEDONA, Ariz. — John Douglas Connolly, known to most as “Jack,” was born in Lincoln, N.H., on May 28, 1937 and passed away peacefully at his home in Sedona, Ariz., on May 15, 2021. Graduated from North Woodstock High School in 1955, Keene State College in 1959, and later earning a master’s degree from Salem State, most of his career was spent as a principal at both Mount Abraham Union High School and Vergennes Union High School  in Vermont. He often said that the best part of his job was watching the students grow, learn and mature into young adults with so much enthusiasm. Jack was a man of...

PATRICIA A. COURSEY
BRIDPORT — Patricia A. Coursey of Bridport, Vt., passed away peacefully at Porter Medical Center with her family by her side on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Patricia was born on April 17, 1939, to Timothy and Helen Babcock in Springfield, Mass. She attended the High School of Commerce in Springfield, Mass., graduating in 1957. She married the love of her life, Richard Coursey, on February 11, 1961. They moved to Middlebury, Vt., during the late 1960’s with a desire to raise their children in a small town.  Patricia enjoyed working over the years at a few different occupations, including town clerk...

CHARLES G. FOOTE
CORNWALL — On Monday, May 31, 2021, under the caring eyes of their daughter Jessica and faithful dog Adam, Charles Foote left this world to be reunited with his loving wife Claudette. Charlie was born on September 2, 1950. His younger years were spent on the family farm in Cornwall, Vt. It was during this time, as a member of 4-H and Future Farmers of America, he came to recognize the value of an honest day’s work. After graduating from Middlebury High School, Charlie was drafted into the United States Army where he was proud to serve as part of a heavy artillery crew. After completing his...

WINSTON “WINK” FORBES
MIDDLEBURY-Winston “Wink” Forbes, 75, of Middlebury, died Thursday June 3, 2021, after a hard-fought, five-year battle with cancer. His son and grandson were by his side.  Wink was born Dec. 26, 1945. in Middlebury, Vt., the son of Harold and Vena (Quesnel) Forbes. A hard worker his entire life, Wink worked for 40-plus years for JP Carrara and Sons in East Middlebury, where he drove a mixer. He could often be spotted with a big smile waving as he drove through downtown Middlebury. Wink was happiest when sitting by the fire with his family. He was an avid hunter, traveling around New England...

MARIE EDNA LAW
MIDDLEBURY — Marie Edna Law passed away at the age of 89 on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, of natural causes. She was cared for with gentle kindness by her family and the staff at Shard Villa in Salisbury, Vt. She was the daughter of Conrad and Leila Kern and the sister of Carl Kern and Helen Gregory Sprague, who predeceased her. She grew up in Saranac Lake, N.Y., and was married to Raymond Law. They were blessed with 59 years of marriage and raised their family in Middlebury, Vt., and New Hartford, N.Y. Through the years, they found their way back to Vermont. Raymond passed away in 2010. She is...
PANTON — Kathy L. Miner, 62, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021, at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. She was born June 28, 1958, in Danby, the daughter of William and Rosalie (Noyes) Cressy. Her hobby was making jewelry. Kathy is survived by her husband David Miner; her mother-in-law Edith Miner; brother-in-law Joe Miner and wife Lorretta; and brother Kevin Cressy and his wife. A graveside service will be held 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Vergennes. To send online condolences to her family or watch the video of the service, visit...
CORNWALL — A memorial service for Doris Severy, who died Feb. 17, 2021, will be held on Saturday, June 26, at 10:30 a.m., at the Cornwall Congregational Church with gravesite interment to follow at Cornwall Central Cemetery.

RONALD “BUGGER” CHARLES WARNER
SALISBURY — Ronald “Bugger” Warner, age 61, passed away peacefully at home on June 1, 2021, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Born Jan. 23, 1960, in Middlebury, Bugger was the son of Earl and Shirley (Desjadon) Warner. He was raised in Salisbury, where he was often found playing outside. His love for the great outdoors was clear, even as a little boy. He used to enjoy fishing in the river near his family’s house and when he wasn’t spending time with his family he would be busy riding his bike or playing baseball. Those outdoor activities continued throughout his life. He played football...

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