Obituaries

Janet Shanks
B: 1925-05-06
D: 2018-06-15
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Shanks, Janet
Arthur Otis
B: 1925-03-09
D: 2018-06-15
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Otis, Arthur
Henry Rye
B: 1928-07-15
D: 2018-06-12
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Rye, Henry
Henry Tarrier
B: 1943-08-11
D: 2018-06-12
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Tarrier, Henry
Winsome Wallace
B: 1927-03-06
D: 2018-06-08
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Wallace, Winsome
Joseph White
B: 1927-10-09
D: 2018-06-05
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White, Joseph
Lyda Bruce
B: 1930-04-22
D: 2018-06-04
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Bruce, Lyda
Howard Lyman
B: 1936-02-17
D: 2018-05-31
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Lyman, Howard
Trevor Maranville
B: 1959-02-24
D: 2018-05-30
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Maranville, Trevor
Glenn Gregoire
B: 1952-11-27
D: 2018-05-26
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Gregoire, Glenn
Raymond Godin
B: 1969-04-22
D: 2018-05-26
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Godin, Raymond
Robert Booth
B: 1947-05-02
D: 2018-05-25
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Booth, Robert
Lawrence Dezotelle
B: 1939-07-27
D: 2018-05-20
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Dezotelle, Lawrence
Peter Krusch
B: 1931-03-21
D: 2018-05-19
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Krusch, Peter
Gary Page
B: 1946-12-03
D: 2018-05-14
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Page, Gary
George Lanphear
B: 1949-04-16
D: 2018-05-12
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Lanphear, George
Norman Bourasa
B: 1952-04-05
D: 2018-05-07
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Bourasa, Norman
George Fontaine
B: 1923-08-20
D: 2018-05-04
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Fontaine, George
Rex Marsh
B: 1935-06-13
D: 2018-05-01
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Marsh, Rex
Ola Zeno
B: 1936-10-09
D: 2018-04-18
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Zeno, Ola
Gerald Nadeau
B: 1929-04-10
D: 2018-04-18
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Nadeau, Gerald

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John is no stranger to the funeral business and is a Vermont State Funeral Director, licensed since 1984.  He is previous owner of Workman/Mountain View Funeral Home in Essex, VT.  John is extensively active in his community, donating much of his time and financial support to promote a sense of community and to the improvement in the quality of life in Essex, Fairfax and surrounding areas.  He is continually involved in church suppers, clergy contacts, civic and business associations involvement, senior group contributions, holiday decorations and events, to name a few. John's professional and personal doors are always open.  John is a third generation native of Essex and served as a  past member on the Essex Town Select Board for three years.  He was instrumental in the Essex Town purchase of Indian Brook Reservoir, acting as co-chair of the Friends of Indian Brook Reservoir.  He is a charter member in the founding of The Essex Business and Professional Association.  He started and chaired the Essex Memorial Day Parade, a popular event that involves more than 2,500 participants.  John is a past recipient of the Vermont Jaycees Outstanding Young Man of the Year Award and the Essex Lions Club Distinguished Service Award.  He is past president of the Fairfax Business and professional Association.  He has an uncompromised commitment to quality, professional service and believes that each family deserves dignified and personalized service.  John has donated his time and financial support and personally assists in the Fairfax Cemetery Renovation Project by professionally cleaning many of the memorials in the three old historic cemeteries in Fairfax.