Archive - Obituary
January 11th, 2012
Cunningham–– James Arthur passed away on December 24, 2011 at the age of 77. A mid-spring service will be held by Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home. Send cards to: Phyllis McKinney, 25 Church St., Apt. 2, Orleans, VT 05860.
Routhier–– Valmore "Val", 93, of Lantana, Florida, passed away December 29, 2011 peacefully after a long illness. A memorial Mass will be celebrated in Vermont this coming spring. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, Newport, VT and Gary Panoch Funeral Home, Boca Raton, FL.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.
James W. Chapman, Sr. of Holland, VT passed away on December 24, 2011. He was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1937.
Passionate and loving, he was the band director and music teacher at North Country Union High School for 17 years. He retired in March 2011 due to a massive stroke in August 2010, from which he had recovered quite well. In addition to teaching, his local activities included directing the Newport Community Band. During those years, he was the founder and conductor of the International Wind Symphony, which evolved into a solid entity in the community.