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Celebration of life for Michael Aponowich to be held Friday, July 14

July 5, 2023
  Michael Aponowich, 76, was a long time Killington resident who passed away April 12, 2023.  Join Nikki Aponowich and his friends to remember him on July 14 at the Rutland Country Club from  noon to 3 p.m. Michael Aponowich was a member of the Rutland Country Club for many years.

James ‘JD’ Daniels, 75

June 30, 2023
  James Daniels passed away peacefully in his sleep at Mass General Hospital on June 13. He was born in Staten Island, New York and grew up on the Jersey Shore with his eight  siblings.  JD moved to the Killington area in 1972 and worked in many restaurants including The Wobbly II, Charity’s and the…

Joseph Kay III, 32

June 21, 2023
  Joseph William Kay III, 32, of Rutland died on June 15, 2023 at his home.  He was born Dec. 21, 1990 in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Brian and Cathy (Rieben) Kay.  Joseph Kay attended Hamden Hall and later RIT. He worked as a senior network engineer and had his own business, Killington…

Aldona ‘Dawn’ Krantz, 94

June 14, 2023
Aldona “Dawn” Pauline Krantz, age 94, passed away on June 3, 2023.  She was born the younger daughter on Nov. 20, 1928 in Newark, New Jersey to Joseph and Pauline Skema.  Krantz met her future husband, George “Ken” Krantz at the age of 15 at a NYF church-sponsored coffee house for youth. She graduated from…

Remembrance for Clary Jonker to be held June 10

June 7, 2023
Remembrance for Clary Jonker to be held June 10 A remembrance will be held for Clary Jonker on Saturday, June 10 from 3-5 p.m. at the Killington Welcome Center.  There will be drinks, hors d’oeuvres and share memories of Clary.  If you plan to attend,  view and RSVP to the evite online at tinyurl.com/claryjonker or…

Richard Blaise Garofalo, 79

May 31, 2023
  Richard Blaise Garofalo, formerly of Monroe, New York and a 27-year resident of Pittsfield, passed away on May 18, 2023 after a long illness. He was born to Stella and Philip Garofalo on July 30, 1943 in Queens, New York. He attended Flushing High School, and joined the U.S. Army National Guard after graduation.…

James Joseph Fiore, 72

May 18, 2023
James Joseph Fiore of Killington born Nov. 1, 1950 in Everett, Massachussetts passed away peacefully with his family by his side on May 6, 2023.  He was predeceased by his parents Janette and Gerald Fiore of Everett, Massachussets  and his brother Gerald Fiore of Reading. He is survived by his brother Michael and his wife…

Laetitia Clary Ingrid Jonker, 77

May 3, 2023
Laetitia Clary Ingrid Jonker, 77, died of metastatic breast cancer on Saturday, April 29, 2023. Clary left us exactly as she wanted, peacefully and comfortably at home with her children at her side.    Clary was born in Hardenberg, the Netherlands, in 1945 and married in 1967. Her husband’s studies and work had the family…

Alice Sciore, 93

January 4, 2023
Alice Sciore, a well known Killington artist passed away peacefully on Jan. 1, 2023,  in Cranston, Rhode Island, where she has resided with her family for the past four years. Born in Hoboken, New Jersey July 13, 1929 she was the devoted daughter of the late John Sciore and Helen Mazzocca Sciore. Alice Sciore lived…

Catherine M. Martin, 77

January 4, 2023
Catherine Martin, 77, of Killington, fought a brave battle, sadly succumbing to esophageal cancer, on Dec. 29. She was born in Queens, New York on June 22, 1945 the daughter of John and Catherine Martin. Martin was educated and was the secretary to the vice president of Reynolds Aluminum in New York City before moving…

Kathleen Ann Judge, 79

December 28, 2022
Kathleen (Kathy) Ann Judge (née Garahan) passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 11 in Dallas, Texas.  She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, James (Jim) J. Judge, in August 2020.  Kathy was born at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina on July 20, 1943, the first child of Tom and Kate Garahan.  During…

Kathleen Ann Judge, 79

December 22, 2022
Kathleen (Kathy) Ann Judge (née Garahan) passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 11 in Dallas, Texas.  She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, James (Jim) J. Judge, in August 2020.  Kathy was born at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina on July 20, 1943, the first child of Tom and Kate Garahan.  During…

Stephen Seitz, 65

December 7, 2022
Author and longtime reporter Stephen Albert Seitz died suddenly, at home of congestive heart failure on Nov. 18, 2022. He was born on Dec. 1, 1956. Dying because his heart was too full, something those who loved him will understand was true on many levels. As a journalist, he cared about fairness and impartiality in…

Scott Morrow, 66

December 7, 2022
Scott C. Morrow, 66, of Stockbridge, died on Nov. 28 after a brief illness. He was born in Burlington and raised in Barre by Robert and Lee along with his three brothers. Upon graduation from Spaulding High School, Scott went off to college in Boston. But college was not for him, so he ventured to…

Linda ‘Lucy’ Budzyna, 75

November 30, 2022
Linda “Lucy” Budzyna, known locally as the past co-owner and operator of the Grist Mill and Summit Lodge in Killington from approximately 1969 to 1991, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, after a long illness. Budzyna spent her last 31 years in Seabrook Island, South Carolina. She was for many years the owner and…