CORNWALL — Edgar J. Lamoureux, 80, died Friday evening, May 22, 2020, at Porter Medical Center. He was born July 30, 1939, in Casselman, Ontario, Canada the son of Auguste and Helene (Quesnel) Lamoureux. Edgar married Gloria Durkee on May 31, 1958. He was an over-the-road truck driver hauling heavy equipment for many years contracting with Daily Express Trucking. Edgar was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Middlebury. He enjoyed the Caribbean cruise he and his wife took, elk hunting in Colorado, ocean fishing with his brothers, and watching the New England Patriots. Edgar was able to...

SARASOTA, Fla., and NEEDHAM, Mass. — Paul B. Rosenberg, of Sarasota, Fla., and Needham, Mass., formerly of Framingham and Wayland, Mass., died in Sarasota on May 26, 2020, surrounded by his family, of complications related to prostate cancer. He was 87.  Born June 2, 1932, in Boston, Mass., he spent his early years in Winthrop and Brookline, Mass., graduating from Brookline High School in 1949. He attended Tufts College on a Naval R.O.T.C. scholarship, and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1953, following which he proudly served as an officer in the Navy and Marines for three...

BRIDPORT — Marguerite Clark, 70, passed away unexpectedly on May 26, 2020, after a long and very courageous battle to overcome the lasting effects of a severe stroke. Margo, as she was known, was born Nov. 5, 1949, to Alan and Shirley Clark of Vergennes. Margo graduated from Vergennes High School and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree at Castleton College. Margo was employed for many years as the receptionist at the dental office of Dr. David Congalton. She lived her entire life in the Vergennes area making countless friends. Margo believed in living life to the fullest: She enjoyed riding...
SALISBURY — Terry L. Quesnel, 59, fondly referred to as “Uncle Buck,” passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Terry, the son of Lorenzo and Anna (Diekel) Quesnel, was raised and lived his entire life on the family farm in Salisbury, Vt. A farm boy at heart he found joy in life’s simplest pleasures. He loved riding his JD tractor or four wheeler, watching the cows calve in the pasture, and spending time with his family and friends.  As a member of the MUHS Class of ‘78, Terry was very proud, but humbled, by his accomplishments. His work ethic and good hearted personality were...

MIDDLEBURY — Pat Jaeger died peacefully on May 21 after a long struggle with heart disease. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Tom and Ingeborg Clark, she grew up on Long Island; in Bethlehem, Pa.; and in Paris, where her father, an Ohio-born lawyer, served in the early fifties on the staff of the European Coal and Steel Community, the precursor of the European Union. As result she came to speak fluent French, reinforced by a stint at the University of Strasbourg, in addition to the German she had learned from her mother. Once back in New York, Pat gained professional skills at the then-...

STARKSBORO — Malcolm Ellis Plunkett, 25, of Starksboro, Vt., died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Malcolm attended Robinson Elementary School in Starksboro, and Lincoln Community School in Lincoln, followed by Mount Abraham Union High School in Bristol through his sophomore year. Malcolm graduated from South Burlington High School in 2013 as a member of the National Honor Society. He completed two years of study at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he was a part of the prestigious UW cross country team, and planned to major in economics and English. As most anyone who knew...

VERGENNES — Michael G. Russell, 51, passed away Monday, May 18, 2020 at his home in Vergennes. He was born December 19, 1968, in Middlebury, the son of Gerald and Carol (Bush) Russell. Michael will forever be known for his quick wit and ability to make jokes. He would help anyone in need and was often out helping friends with home improvement projects. He enjoyed a multitude of sports and the friends he met along the way. He also worked with his children and other youth as a coach on his children’s sports teams. He truly enjoyed his last job at McNeill Generating Station. Michael is survived...

BRISTOL — Gertrude Eva (Wheeler) Baldwin, 90, of Bristol passed away Friday, May 8, 2020, in her home. She was born to Frank and Eva Wheeler on Oct. 3, 1929, one of ten children. She is survived by her sister Caroline Delisle of Bristol; brother-in-law Ronald Colburn and sister-in-law Bea Wheeler of Milton; her children, daughter Alesia Grace and her husband William; two sons, Todd Baldwin and his wife Aleisha, and Scott Baldwin; her son-in-law Kendall Ducharme; three  grandsons, Adam Grace and Deric and  Damien Ducharme; one granddaughter, Afton Grace; four great-granddaughters, Shyanne and...
BRISTOL — Iloene “Posey” Brennan, 94, passed away May 8, just 10 days shy of her 95th birthday. Iloene was born May 18, 1925, in Hartland Four Corners, to Diamond Rose and J. Howard Flower. She graduated from Windsor High School as class Valedictorian. Iloene then graduated from UVM with a B.A. in English. She married her first husband George “Bud” Adams, but he passed away unexpectedly shortly thereafter. Iloene then went back to UVM to obtain her teaching degree and went on to teach at Beeman Academy, Bristol High School, and Mount Abraham Union High School, where she met the love of her...

EAST MIDDLEBURY — Susan C. Lee, 77, died Friday, May 15, 2020, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center after a long illness. Born Nov. 30, 1942, in Morrisville, Vt., she was the daughter of the late C. Stuart and Hilda (Nolan) Spaulding. Susan was a life-long member of the Catholic Daughters, and a parishioner of St. Mary’s church in Middlebury. Survivors include her husband, Stuart Lee; her son Scott Lee of Middlebury; her sister Sally Rigg and her husband Jon of Bridport, and their son Jon Jr. and his family; her brother Skip Spaulding and his wife Dianna of Amherst, Mass., and...


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