Obituaries for August 2011



Elizabeth “Betty” King

Elizabeth “Betty” King, 83, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2011 at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany. Betty was born on December 10, 1927 in Albany and was the daughter of the late Edward W. and Bessie (Conway) Kenneally. She ...

Dennis Lee Aubin


Dennis Aubin, 48, of Johnson Lane in Lewis passed away peacefully among family and friends at his home on July 31, 2011. He was born in Elizabethtown on Aug. 16, 1962, the son of Claude and Sonja (Cassavaugh) Aubin. Dennis ...

Richard Eugene Dutil


Richard Eugene Dutil died Aug. 5, 2011. He was born on Nov. 1, 1952, in Barre, the son of the late Placide and Blandine (Bedard) Dutil.

Marlene Bedard-Findiesen


Marlene Bedard-Findiesen, 70, of Panton died at home on Aug. 5, 2011, after a battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Helen M. Grant


Helen M. Grant, 85, died Aug. 7, 2011, at Helen Porter Nursing Home in Middlebury. She was born Dec. 13, 1925, in Panton, the daughter of Arthur and Melissa (MacDonough) Rogers.

Stanislaw Pietraho


Stanislaw Pietraho, 77, of Middlebury died Aug. 5, 2011, at Porter Medical Center after a long battle with leukemia. The son of Bronislaw and Luba Pietraho, he was born on May 8, 1934, in Warsaw, Poland, where he lived through ...

Aldee J. Plouffe


Aldee J. Plouffe, 78, of Bridport passed away Aug. 5, surrounded by his family. He was a devout Catholic.

Betty Lou Fisk Rheaume


Betty Lou Fisk Rheaume, 82, died Aug. 4, 2011. She was born May 9, 1929, in Vergennes. She was the daughter of the late Sheldon and Rena (VanOrnum) Fisk.

Laura Jean Foster


Laura Jean (Baslow) Foster, 51, died at her residence on Fern Lake in Leicester on Aug. 1, 2011, from complications of COPD. She was born on July 15, 1960, in Middlebury, a daughter of Cloise R. Baslow and Bernice M. ...

Betty Ann Bertrand


Betty Ann Bertrand, 65, died Aug. 8, 2011, at her home in Brandon. She was born in Middlebury on Feb. 6, 1946. She was the daughter of Joseph Lloyd and Nina (Jones) Pelkey. She graduated from Otter Valley Union High ...

Pauline L. Marshall


Pauline L. Marshall, 88, of Meadowbrook Nursing Home and formerly of Lewis, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2011. She was born June 29, 1923 in Essex, NY, the daughter of Arthur and Mildred (Wilson) Lewis. Pauline was the organist at the ...

Douglas James Stitt

Crown Point

Douglas James Stitt, 64, of Crown Point, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, after a six month battle with pancreatic cancer. Born May, 19, 1947, in Bay Shore, Doug was the only child of Teresa and the late James Stitt. Doug ...

Dawn Elizabeth Mars


Dawn Elizabeth Mars, 74 of Canfield Road in Chilson, Ticonderoga, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Ticonderoga, Nov. 26, 1936, to Wayne & Helen Trombley. Dawn loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, ...

David C. Baker Jr.


David Christy Baker Jr., age 75, died Aug. 13, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, following a long illness. He was born on Aug. 10, 1936, in Dorset, Vt., the son of David and Minnie (Phillips) Baker. Baker was employed by ...

Richard E. Bowen

Clarendon Springs

Richard E. "Dick" Bowen, 67, died Aug. 14, 2011, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. Richard was born on March 19, 1944, in Rochester, the son of Ernest and Helen (Seward) Bowen. Following his graduation from ...

Sonya M. King


Sonya Marie (Alger) King, 31, died in Pittsford, Aug. 11. Sonya was born in Rutland, the daughter of Leonard and Joanne (Muscatello) Alger. She attended grade school in Pittsford and graduated from Otter Valley Union High School, before graduating from ...

Patricia A. Nye

Mount Holly

Patricia Anne Nye, 70, passed away Aug. 6, at home with her family at her side after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She was born Aug. 19, 1940, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., the daughter of William and Eileen Muhlbauer. ...

Betty A. Bertrand


Betty Ann Bertrand, 65, died Aug. 8. She was born in Middlebury Feb. 6, 1946, the daughter of Joseph Lloyd and Nina (Jones) Pelkey. She graduated from Otter Valley Union High School in 1963 and from the College of St. ...

Roberta Sayre Johnston


Roberta “Bert” Sayre Johnston of North Kansas City, Mo., passed away on Aug. 15, 2011, in the arms of her family following a courageous battle with Breast Cancer. She was born April 15, 1936, in Wadhams to Mabel (Reynolds) and ...

Reagan Sophia Weld

Fair Haven, VT

The funeral service for Reagan Sophia Weld, infant daughter of Jeffrey and Adrienne Weld, who died July 29, 2011, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H, was held at the Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church in Fair Haven. The ...

Dawn E. Mars


Dawn Elizabeth Mars, 74, passed away Aug. 14, 2011. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at her Canfield Road residence. Wilcox and Regan Funeral Home, Ticonderoga, is in charge of arrangements.

Marie L. Snyder

Schroon Lake

April 28, 1922-Aug. 11, 2011 SCHROON LAKE — Marie L. Snyder 89, passed away Thursday, Aug.11, 2011, in Schroon Lake. Marie was born April 28, 1922, in Glens Falls, the daughter of the late Walter and Lucy Ide Lafayette. It ...

Florence Catherine Glebus


WITHERBEE — Florence Catherine Glebus, 90, of Silver Hill Road in Witherbee joined her beloved husband Anthony on Aug. 25, 2011. She was born in Ticonderoga, daughter of Ella (Crossman) and George Trudeau on April 3, 1921. She was employed ...

Richard J. Dunklee


Richard J. Dunklee, 68, of Hague, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Hague on May 9, 1943 A graveside service took place on Thursday, Sept. 1, at ...