Obituaries & Memorials

Hugo Mesa, 82, of Craftsbury, known for beautiful woodcarving


Hugo’s passion for woodcarving started at a young age when he carved his father’s prized coffee plant and school desk. His nature-inspired artwork is scattered around the world, from Amsterdam to the Craftsbury Library.

Bruce Whitcomb Judd – November 14, 1932 – July 26, 2021

IN LOVING MEMORY PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 14, 2021 – The children of Bruce Judd of Barre, who died a year ago today, honor his memory.

Placing an Obituary or Memorial in the Vermont Daily Chronicle

I welcome readers to remember their loved ones with an obituary or memorial statement in the  Vermont Daily Chronicle

Vermont funeral homes rely on family members to recommend where an obituary appears. When a funeral home director asks which publication(s) an obituary should be published, please feel free to direct them to the Vermont Daily Chronicle at

Unlike obituaries in most weekly and daily newspapers, VDC reaches throughout Vermont to friends living all across the state. Also, some readers may wish to share the news of their loved one’s passing with other Vermonters who share many values held by themselves and their loved ones. 

Obituaries are published for one day (at least) in the emailed daily edition, and then remain published indefinitely in the online The cost is $100/day for the emailed daily edition, and no extra cost for the website posting. As with any other Vermont Daily Chronicle post, obituaries may be republished in social media and emailed at no extra cost.

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Guy Page, Publisher

Vermont Daily Chronicle