Clayton “Waggy” E. Wagner Jr. went home to be with the Lord surrounded by his family at the Respite Home Januray, 3, 2016. 

He was born March 7, 1949 to Rosalie and the Late Clayton E. Wagner Sr. in Colchester, Vt. He leaves behind hes wife Suzanne of 47 1/2 wonderful years, married on July 12, 1969, daughter Melissa and her husband Stephen Short of Burlington, VT, and son Scott and his wife Hanna Wagner of Cambridge, VT. He was predecesed by his youngest son Michael in 2010.

Clayton also leaves three beautiful grandchildren, Gregory and his wife Jaime Short, Alicia and Tyler Short. Clayton also leaves a very special great grand daughter Raegan Short. 

He is survived by his mother Rosalie, brother Charles or Morisbille, brother Burce and special sister-in-law Donna, of Richmand, VT. 

Clayton also leaves numerous family members, aunts, uncles and cousins. Special friend Peter Bottino, Nancy Stone and her late husband Robert Stone. 

Clayton started his career as a truck driver for A.R. Guyette in 1970 as the company grew and changed ownership he remained and eventually retired as Vice President for Dowlings at the end of 1995. In 1996 he and his family opened Waggy’s Store and Deli and was there until 2016. 

Clayton enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and playing cards with buddies at the club. Most of all he loved spending time with his family, he will be greatly missed. In 1968 he joined the Marines and was very proud of his service. 

Visiting hours will be from 5:00 p.m.-9:00p.m. at Stephen C. Gregory and Son Cremation Service at 472 Meadowland Dr. in South Burlington. The service will be held at St. Anthony’s Church in Burlington on Friday Janurary 6th, at 10:30 a.m.

A special thank you goes out to Dr. Folafax and Nurse Vanessa, Dr. Carl Nelson and to Michelle Price.

Daniel W. Hill

Dan left us on 10/27/16 to be in a better place where there is no pain or suffering, just peace and love. Dan worked for Top Dog Painters for many years. In his earlier days Dan loved to hunt and fish. Dan leaves behind his mother Verna Martelle, his loving wife Bonnie Racine Hill, daughters Heather Hill, Shelly Hill, and son Daniel Hill Jr., his sisters Carol Sweet, Judy Daudelin, and Donna Cota aka Ducky as Dan fondly called her. Dan also leaves behind grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and cousins. Dan also leaves many friends. A special Thank you to Gary Larock, and Lisa Victory, for their love, support, and help, during this difficult time. Dan was predeceased by his father Watson Hill, stepfather Ralph Martelle, his grandparents, and many aunts and uncles. Services for Dan will be held on November 5, 2016 at Stephen Gregory and Son 472 Meadowland Dr. So Burlington, Vermont 05401 from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm.


John Josiah Bartlett True

John Josiah Bartlett True, 76 years of age was received into the healing arms of our Lord Jesus on November 1, 2016. He died of complications associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

The funeral service will be held at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church on 1063 Prim Road in Colchester, Vermont, where John was a member, on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 4:30 PM.   The Reverend Lisette Baxter, Rector will perform the ceremony with burial immediately after the service also at Saint Andrew’s.  

John was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts  son of Dr. Ansel and Evelyn (Ullman) True on January 14, 1940. He graduated from Mount Hermon, Northfield Massachusetts in 1958, Keene State College with a BS in education in 1966 and the University of Vermont with a Masters in Education in 1992.  He was in the Army from 1959-1962 where he served two of those years in Okinawa. He often spoke of fondness for the region and the people.

He taught math at Lyman C. Hunt and later at Edmunds Middle Schools until retirement in 1995. On weekends and school vacation time, he drove bus for Vermont Transit. He drove full time for them from 1995, until the end of 2006. He had served as a volunteer on the Colchester Fire department and Mallett’s Bay Rescue in the 1980’s. While living in Monkton Vermont he served for a while on the planning commission and the Emergency Response Team.

He is survived by his wife of 28 years Sandra (McClaren / Broderick), his children Jennifer True Gustafsson and her husband Richard, Josiah (Josh) True and his partner Kate Hadden, Susan Broderick her partner John Carp, Michelle Broderick and her partner Paul Sayers and a combined eight beloved grandchildren, Trevor (Titus), Tyler, Simon, William, Rachel, Mattias, Caroline and Mayzee. John is also survived by two sisters Rachel Billings and her husband George, and Rebecca Norman and her husband Victor, Rosemary True wife of predeceased brother Stephen True.

John enjoyed life with family, friends, gardening, animals, traveling, occasional partying and his church community.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church or the Alzheimer’s Association of Vermont.

Carol A. Cole

Carol A. Cole, the best legal assistant who ever practiced, best friend, and wife of 31 years of John H.W. Cole, and the loving mother of Crystal Cole and John R. Cole, of puppies Darby, Dickens, Howard, and Brady, and Zorro the cat, of South Burlington, Vermont, passed away on Thursday, October 27th, of a stroke, at UVM Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont.  Born July 3, 1950 in Euclid, Ohio, Carol was the daughter of Robert and Vera (Payton) Neumeyer.  She initially attended Kent State College, and graduated from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla.  Carol’s wishes were for a private service and that in lieu of flowers donations in her name be made to the Humane Society.  Her remains will be interred at Sylvan Abbey near those of her father, Robert Neumeyer, who predeceased her.  Condolences may be sent to

Sharlene Marie Rasco

Sharlene Marie Rasco, age 59, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on October 15th, 2016 after a courageous battle against cancer. She was born in Plattsburgh, NY on November 30th, 1956, daughter of Norman and Jane Defayette. She was employed by Family Health Associates in Barre, VT and Plattsburgh Pediatrics in Plattsburgh, NY where she retired after 15 years.

Sharlene was a beloved daughter, wife, mother, sister and friend. She enjoyed spending time with family, reading numerous books, volunteering, and “running the roads” on many fun adventures. Sharlene is survived by her husband, Matthew Rasco of Grand Isle, VT; daughter Alicia and husband Phil Partridge of Barre, VT; son Brent and wife Laura Rasco of Essex, VT; Amanda and her husband Jason Pitts, of Milton, VT.  She is survived by the joys of her life; her four grandsons, Noah and Ryan Partridge, Alexander Pitts, and Jackson Rasco. She is also survived by her mother, Jane Defayette, sisters Julie Duprey and Laurie Taylor, brothers Sid and Nathan Defayette; and many nieces and nephews. Sharlene was predeceased by her father, Norman Defayette.

The family will have a private celebration of Sharlene’s life on Saturday October 22nd, 2016. The family would like to thank the VNA staff as well as the staff at UVM Oncology wing for their kindness and wonderful care. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the V.N.A (Visiting Nurses Association), 1110 Prim Road, Colchester, VT 05466 or Mail a check payable to "The University of Vermont Cancer Center" The University of Vermont Cancer Center Office of Development The Courtyard at Given - 1 South 89 Beaumont Ave
Burlington, VT 05405 in memory of Sharlene Rasco

Marie F. Lambert

Marie F. Lambert, age 85 passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on October 7th, 2016. She was born in Burlington, VT on September 5th, 1931 the daughter of Arthur and Florence (Muir) Durochia. She was employed by G.E and retired in 1990.

Marie is survived by her daughter Linda LaRose and Melvin Corey of Colchester, sons Roger Lambert and wife Kathie of Burlington, Michael Lambert and Sharon Chicoine of Colchester. Grandchildren Victoria Rooney and husband Jesse of Tennessee, Caren LaRose of Burlington, Michelle Williams and husband Antoine of Shelburne, Nicole Atherton and husband Michael of Shelburne, Stacey Pepper and husband Benjamin of Colchester and Chad Lambert of Burlington. Marie also had 10 Great Grandchildren who brought her much love and happiness. Marie was predeceased by her husband Roger, brothers Charles, Donald and Nelson Durochia.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, October 15th at 10 o'clock at Stephen C. Gregory and Son on 472 Meadowland Drive, So. Burlington, VT. The family would like to thank the VNA staff with a special thanks to Kacey Sonia, R.N. and L.N.A Emily, Melinda and Kelly for all of their kindness and wonderful care. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the V.N.A, 1110 Prim Road, Colchester, VT 05466.