Louise Doe Gilbert

1930 - 2018

Louise Passed away on 9/5/2018 after a brief illness.

Louise Doe Gilbert was born in 1930 on a family farm in Waits River, Vermont. She attended school there until she continued at Castleton College in Castleton, VT.  She was married to F.W. Doe; she remarried in 1976 to Frank Gilbert, until he passed away on February 22. 1978.

 She leaves behind her children, F. William Doe the III, Vanessa Belisle , Matthew Doe and Allison Doe, all from Vermont. She also leaves behind three grandchildren and sevengreat grandchildren. She loved all people and animals, which brought her much joy. She gave her life to the lord in 1978 and was a member of Vibrant Church Williston Rd, in South Burlington VT. She had great love and respect for Pastor Mike Kriesel whom will be reading anystories or letters people may bring. Her wishes are to have a celebration service and to remember her life.

The service will be @ 1:00 PM at the Vibrant Church 2025 Williston Rd in South Burlington, VT. 

 All are welcome to come celebrate and share their memories of Louise.



Homer Raymond Bushey

Homer Raymond Bushey, 85, passed away July 19th 2018 at the VNA Respite House in Colchester VT. Homer was born June 9, 1933 in Cambridge VT to Alfred and Cecile Bushey. Homer farmed several years in Cambridge and drove for Vermont Transit for 35 years. In his spare time he loved to fish, deer hunt, and play cards. Survivors include his wife Pauline, and his children Gary and Jennifer Bushey of Indiana, Pam and Mark Studley of South Carolina, David and Michele Bushey of Fletcher Vermont, Brent and Teresa of Indiana, and Todd and Beth Bushey of Milton Vermont. Homer was blessed with 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. The service will be held on August 3rd at 11am at the Holy Family Church Essex Junction. Following the mass there will be a celebration gathering at the Parish Hall. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the VNA Respite House in Colchester, VT.

Sheila C. Hobbs

Sheila C. Hobbs, age 67, of South Burlington, VT passed away peacefully at the University of Vermont Medical Center on 4/25/2018.  Sheila was born on 3/10/1951 in Canton, NY to the late Melford and Irene Phalon Hobbs.  She graduated from H.C. Williams High School in 1969, and SUNY Potsdam in 1973 with a BA in Journalism/English, where she was a member of the Zeta Gamma Sigma Sorority.  She later received a Master’s in Social Work from St. Lawrence University.  Sheila was employed as a Child Protective Social Worker for the Department of Social Services in Canton, NY until her retirement.  She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and past president of the Canton Zonta Business Women’s Chapter.  A marriage to Rande Nezezon ended in divorce.  Sheila was an avid antiques and collectibles dealer and operated her own business, Pineapple Place.  She is survived by cousins, Janet Favro and Tim Phalon, Canton, NY; Barbara Favro, Cazenovia, NY; George Mattern, Phoenix City, Alabama; and her special dog, Tawney.  Donations may be made in her honor to the Humane Society of Chittenden County in South Burlington VT.