Obituaries

Helga T. Cognato, 74
Obituaries
February 13, 2019

Helga T. Cognato, 74

Helga Thune Cognato – age 75 She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., July 6, 1943, daughter of Henrik Thune and Martha Elisabeth Thuestad Thune.  Helga enjoyed spending childhood summers in Brightwoods, Long Island with her cousins and was a graduate of Hunter College in New York…

Kathleen M. Groom, 76
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January 30, 2019

Kathleen M. Groom, 76

Kathleen  “Kay” Marie Sullivan Groom, 76, of Killington passed away at home on Christmas morning Dec.25, 2018

Kay was born April 24, 1942 to Eugene and Dorothy Sullivan of Chicopee, Massachusetts.  She was raised in Chicopee and attended and graduated from Holy Name Girls Academy…

Jerry Hickory, 71
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January 10, 2019

Jerry Hickory, 71

Jerry Laurence Hickory, 71, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at the Veteran’s Hospital in Tampa, Florida. Hickory was born in Bethel. He was born to Phyllis Howard Hickory and Harold Hickory on Sept.5, 1947.  He grew up in Bridgewater and graduated from Woodstock Union…

R. Scott Giguere, 54
Local News
December 5, 2018

R. Scott Giguere, 54

Loving son, brother and partner, devoted father

R. Scott Giguere died peacefully at his home in Killington on Nov. 22, surrounded with love, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Since the inception of Killington as a ski area, Giguere…

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September 13, 2018

Obituary – Janis Albrecht

GAYSVILLE— Janis Albrecht, 60, a long time resident of Gaysville, passed away peacefully May 10th 2018. She was born December 22, 1957, raised in Fairfield CT and graduated from Andrew Warde High School in 1975. Janis moved to Vermont shortly thereafter. A Nationally Registered EMT…

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September 12, 2018

Obituary – Eugene Oler

On Aug. 21, 2018, Eugene Oler (a.k.a. Olow), former resident of Pinnacle Condominiums, 201 Old Mill Road, Killington, passed away at the Vermont Veterans’ Home, 325 North St., Bennington.

Born on Feb. 11, 1927 in New Haven, Connecticut, he was employed by McKesson…

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September 5, 2018

Farm & Wilderness founder’s son dies at 83

Robert Howard Webb of Lincoln, Massachusetts, and Brooklyn, New York, died Aug. 23 of Lewy body dementia and Parkinson’s Disease.

Webb was born Oct. 17, 1934, to Kenneth and Susan Webb, founders of the Farm and Wilderness Camps in Plymouth, Vermont. He spent his childhood…

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August 22, 2018

Obituary: M.B. Neisner, Jr.

Melvin Bauer Neisner, Jr. (MB) came into the world on June 7, 1956 and left it on Aug. 12, 2018 surrounded by his family. His mother, Ellen Garson Neisner, and late father, Melvin B. Neisner, raised him in Rochester, New York where he became an…

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August 15, 2018

Obituary: Carol Ehmann, 66

Carol D. Ehmann, 66, passed on Aug. 1 in her home in Chittenden. She was born on Dec. 26 in Flushing, New York, to Henry and Marion Kranichfeld. As part of an active outdoor ski family, Carol spent many of her high school summers building…

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July 6, 2018

David Marc vanOrman, 67

David Marc vanOrman, 67, of Pekin, IL., passed away at 11:45 a.m. Sunday, June 24, 2018, at his home. He was formerly of Green Valley, IL, where he was a farmer of 46 years.

Born Oct. 27, 1950, in Peoria to Forrest and Alverne (Craig)…