Wendell "Wink" Freemont Rouse, age 54, died March 4, 2009, following a long period of failing health, at his home in Ashuelot, N.H. Rouse was born in Middlebury on May 18, 1954. He was the son of Sanford and Theda (Severy) Rouse. He received his early education in local Brandon and Forestdale Schools and attended Otter Valley Union High School. Following his education, he entered the U.S. Army and served in an armored unit.
Alice "Gail" Reed, age 73, died March 2, 2009 at her home in Brandon. Reed was born in Flushing, N.Y., on September 30, 1935. She was the daughter of Dr. Arthur J. and Alice (Slater) Dick. She graduated from Brandon High School, class of 1953, after moving to Vermont in her senior year. She married Donald Smith Reed in Brandon.
Charlotte Dewey (Ross) Nagy, age 102, died March 24, 2009, at Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct. Nagy was born in Poultney on March 1, 1907. She graduated from high school at the Troy Conference Academy in Poultney; now Green Mountain College, class of 1925. She attended Middlebury and Ithaca Colleges and the Rutland Business College. She moved to Brandon in 1938 and worked at the Brandon Bank.
Jeanette Denis Vernon, age 77, died March 17, 2009 in Norman, Ok.Vernon was born in Sudbury on March 6, 1932. She was the daughter of Alphonse and Albertha (Racine) Denis. She received her early education in local Sudbury schools and was graduated from Brandon High School, class of 1949. She received her teaching degree from Castleton College, class of 1953. Her first teaching assignment was at the Whiting Elementary School.