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Tuesday November 13, 2012
Virginia Marion Fisher
MIDDLEBURY— Virginia Marion Fisher, age 82, died Saturday, November 03, 2012, at her home in Middlebury.
Mrs. Fisher was born in Pittsford on October 1, 1930. She was the daughter of Ernest and Marion (Dow) Lackard. She grew up in Pittsford where she received her early education. She had worked for many years at Palmer’s Dairy Bar in Middlebury, and Kennedy Brothers in Vergennes. She had also waitressed in several restaurants in Florida in the winters. She loved to fly and had soloed in a Cessna. She enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing and gathering wild mushrooms. She loved the great outdoors.
Surviving are 2 daughters; Lynn Marie Bourgeois of Addison and Susanne V. Button of Middlebury, 1 brother Ernest Lackard of Weybridge. 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews & cousins also survive her. She was predeceased by her husband Charles Fisher, 2 sons; Robert “Skipper” Barrows, Jr and Thomas E. Barrows, and a sister, Ramona D’Avignon.
In honoring her wishes the funeral service will be private.
Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; Addison County Home Health & Hospice, P.O. Box 754, Middlebury, VT 05753.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.
Arlene Eliza Cram
MIDDLEBURY— Arlene Eliza Cram, age 75, died Sunday, November 04, 2012, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury.
Ms. Cram was born in Rutland on July 14, 1937. She was the daughter of Martin and Mildred (Trudeau) Cram. She grew up in Ripton where she received her early education. She was graduated from Middlebury High School, class of 1956. She retired from Middlebury College’s Custodial Department in 2002 following more than 20 years of service. For many years she had taught; in the footsteps of her mother; horsemanship and riding. She enjoyed horse shows and parades. She had showed at many area events including Addison County Field Days, Rutland Fair, the Tunbridge World’s Fair and many fairs and events throughout New York State as well. She had won many trophies, ribbons and awards over the years. Arlene was a care provider. She cared for her parents throughout life, and cared for many other friends as well.
Surviving is her friend and care provider; Wanda Boise of Salisbury. She was predeceased by her parents.
The funeral service was held on Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. The Rev. Richard White, pastor of the Brandon Congregational Church will officiate. The graveside committal service and burial will follow in Forestdale Cemetery. Calling hours are private.
Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; Helen Porter Health & Rehabilitation Center, Recreation Fund for the residents, 30 Porter Drive, Middlebury, VT 05753.
Barbara Louise Mulcahy
SUDBURY— Barbara Louise Mulcahy, age 88, died, Saturday, November 3, 2012, at her home in Sudbury.
Mrs. Mulcahy was born in Sudbury on July 12, 1924. She was the daughter of Robert Perry and Lena (Churchill) Ketcham. She grew up in Sudbury where she received her early education. She was graduated from Brandon High School, class of 1942. She earned her R.N. from New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, class of 1946. She continued working for a short time in Boston, before returning to Vermont and her marriage to Charles Edward Mulcahy, Sr., they were married in Orwell on September 8, 1947. They made their home in Sudbury. Mrs. Mulcahy had worked as a Registered Nurse at Porter Hospital for 35 years, retiring in 1997. She was a member of Brandon American Legion Unit #55 Ladies Auxiliary.
Surviving is her husband Charles Edward Mulcahy, Sr., of Sudbury, 4 daughters; Pamela M. Ketcham of Brandon, Gail Blas of Dayton, NV, Maureen White-Mulcahy of Palo Alto, CA, and Michelle M. Goddard of Orwell, 2 sons; Charles E. Mulcahy, Jr, and Robert John Mulcahy both of Sudbury, a sister Anna Edwards of Lander, WY. 17 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews & cousins also survive her. She was predeceased by 3 brothers; Charles Ketcham, Martin Perry Ketcham and Robert Thomas Ketcham and her sister, Mary Jane Elliott. She was also predeceased by a grandson, Kristoffer Michael Mulcahy.
Honoring her request, private funeral services will take place, at a later date, with burial in the family lot at Hill Cemetery in Sudbury.
Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; Rutland Area Visiting Nurse & Hospice, 7 Albert Cree Drive, Rutland, VT 05701 or to The Brandon Area Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 232, Brandon, VT 05733.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.
Norma Saracin Page
BRANDON— Norma Saracin Page, age 86, died Monday, November 5, 2012 at Rutland Health Care Center. She was born April 5, 1926 in Brattleboro and later moved to Connecticut. She returned to Vermont and was employed at Rutland Hospital as a secretary. She later worked in retail sales as a buyer for Skihaus in Middlebury. Her favorite pastime was tennis and going to the beach, especially at Lake Dunmore. She has been a resident of Brandon since 1990.
Surviving are two daughters. Robyn Page of Brandon and Kym Page of San Diego, CA, a brother, Bernard Kasupski of Brandon, 1 grandson, 3 nephews and 1 neice.
There are no calling hours and the funeral rites will be held privately. Miller and Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon is handling the arrangements.
Danny A. (Boone) Peer
RUTLAND— Danny A. (Boone) Peer, age 59, died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at Rutland Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was born in Rutland on May 10, 1953, the son of Wilber Lester and Marjorie (Trombley) Peer.
Boone was raised in Rutland where he attended Rutland High School. He was employed for over 20 years at Westminster Cracker Factory. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting, fishing and camping. He especially enjoyed ice fishing. His favorite location to camp and fish was Wallingford Pond. He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends at the family home in Chippenhook, know as “The Homestead”
He is survived by his son, Jeremy W. Peer and his wife, Beth of Rutland and their children, Jaryn Peer and Westin Peer. He is also survived by three brothers, Wilber T. Peer, Proctor, John L. Peer, Bomoseen, and Lester A. Peer, Dorset, four sisters, Ellen E. Simonds, Tyson, Christine M. Barker, Chippenhook, Nancy A. Shaw and Marjorie Peer Bagley, both of Rutland, several nieces and nephews. A brother, Richard W. (Chogie) Peer predeceased him.
A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, November 12, 2012 at 1 PM in “The Homestead” in Chippenhook.
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Trust Fund, 103 South Main Street, Building 10 S., Waterbury, VT 05671.
Miller and Ketcham Funeral Home, 26 Franklin Street, Brandon is handling the arrangements.
Lisa Kim Burt
ORWELL— Lisa Kim Burt, age 51, died Thursday, November 8, 2012, at her home in Orwell.
Lisa was born August 21, 1961 in Middlebury, the daughter of Edson and Janice (Sperry) Burt. She grew up in Sudbury where she received her early education. She was graduated from Otter Valley Union High School, class of 1979.
Lisa had resided in Norton, MA for 25 years. She returned to Vermont several years ago and worked as a care provider in the Orwell area. She enjoyed horses and horseback riding.
Surviving is her fiancé, Robert J. Parks, of Orwell, two sons, Nicholas St. Germain & his wife Alaina of North Dighton, Mass and John St. Germain, & his companion Kelly O’Keefe of Shoreham, two daughters, Trisha Wilber & her husband Timothy of Norton, Mass and Jennifer St. Germain & partner Chris Driscoll of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, two brothers, Jeff Burt, of Sudbury and Randall Burt & his partner Anita of Whiting, a sister, Sharon Desforges, & husband Raymond of Sudbury, and 3 grandchildren; Cole, Macie and Cori St. Germain. Several nieces, nephews & cousins also survive her. She was predeceased by her parents and a brother, Brad Burt.
A memorial gathering “In Celebration of Her Life” was held on Sunday, November 11, 2012, at the Whiting Town Hall. A time of fellowship & remembrance followed
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Addison County Home Health and Hospice, P.O. Box 754, Middlebury, VT 05753, or to The Foley Cancer Center at Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen St., Rutland, VT 05701.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller and Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.
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