Obituaries

Arthur E. Paulin
B: 1935-09-18
D: 2017-07-19
View Details
Paulin, Arthur E.
Garrett Zampini
B: 1997-03-04
D: 2017-07-17
View Details
Zampini, Garrett
Douglas Shand
B: 1933-04-30
D: 2017-07-13
View Details
Shand, Douglas
Willliam Walsh
B: 1960-11-07
D: 2017-07-13
View Details
Walsh, Willliam
Lawrence Gauthier
B: 1955-09-22
D: 2017-07-05
View Details
Gauthier, Lawrence
Louise Griffis
B: 1927-04-28
D: 2017-07-04
View Details
Griffis, Louise
Norma Herrington Snyder
B: 1930-12-21
D: 2017-07-01
View Details
Herrington Snyder, Norma
Virginia Frechette
B: 1948-03-20
D: 2017-06-29
View Details
Frechette, Virginia
Patricia Bentley
B: 1937-03-12
D: 2017-06-29
View Details
Bentley, Patricia
Dennis Winchell
B: 1958-11-06
D: 2017-06-27
View Details
Winchell, Dennis
Adelaide Garces
B: 1920-08-22
D: 2017-06-24
View Details
Garces, Adelaide
Terry Young
B: 1963-11-16
D: 2017-06-23
View Details
Young, Terry
Howard Davis
B: 1931-02-25
D: 2017-06-23
View Details
Davis, Howard
Helen Merwin
B: 1924-03-20
D: 2017-06-21
View Details
Merwin, Helen
Gary Gore
B: 1967-02-23
D: 2017-06-19
View Details
Gore, Gary
Martin Sinclair
B: 1938-12-10
D: 2017-06-18
View Details
Sinclair, Martin
Iona Choquette
B: 1934-02-15
D: 2017-06-18
View Details
Choquette, Iona
Winifred Holland
B: 1924-04-08
D: 2017-06-14
View Details
Holland, Winifred
Eleanor Baldwin
B: 1930-02-21
D: 2017-06-13
View Details
Baldwin, Eleanor
Robert Trombley
B: 1947-03-30
D: 2017-06-11
View Details
Trombley, Robert
Dolores Mead
B: 1932-05-22
D: 2017-06-08
View Details
Mead, Dolores

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
628 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: (802) 442-2516
Fax: 802-442-4952

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

Seeking Guidance: Grief Counseling

The 1969 publication of what was to become a landmark book, On Death and Dying, written by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross changed the way we looked at grief. She described five stage of grieving: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance–stages which became the foundation of our understanding of the experience of grief for decades.

But later research has shown that we cope with grief not in linear or cyclical stages, but in a back-and-forth process which moves between the experience of sadness, anger, yearning, or crying; and the experience of feeling joy or contentment. This is almost a “safety valve”, giving the bereaved a period of rest in dealing with their grief.

Grief is, you see, work. And it seems the body intuitively knows that such hard work requires periods of rest.  This natural back-and-forth process helps us to achieve the four essential tasks in grieving:

1. To accept the reality of the loss

2. To work through to the pain of grief

3. To adjust to an environment in which the deceased is missing

4. To emotionally relocate the deceased and move on with life

But what if you get stuck? Perhaps you can’t accept this new reality; or maybe working through the pain of grief is wearing you down. That’s when a qualified grief counselor can help.

We are pleased to provide bereavement services for the families we serve. In addition, we have many community-based resources we can recommend to you. For more information, please feel free to ask us at the funeral home, or contact us here.

365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.

52 Weeks of Support

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.