Milestones

‘Upper Valley Visionaries’ to Be Honored at Dinner

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Quechee — An upcoming fundraiser sponsored by Vital Communities will honor 11 Upper Valley leaders. The annual “Heroes and Leaders” dinner benefits Leadership Upper Valley, a program of Vital Communities. This year’s event, themed Upper Valley Visionaries, is set for May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Quechee Club. The honorees are: ■ Barbara Ragle Barnes, founder of Upper Valley Educators Institute. ■ L ocal developer Matt Bucy. ■ Dick …

Wedding: Fedele — Wolak

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hartford — Jennah Fedele and Samuel Wolak were married on Jan. 29, 2015, in the Dominican Republic. Thirty-one family members and friends joined the couple for a week of celebration in Punta Cana. The bride is the daughter of Monique and Robert Beaudry of Milton, Vt., and Stephen Fedele, of White River Junction. …

Wedding: Furnari — Gunerman

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hartland — Ellen Rand Furnari and John Robert Gunerman were married on March 14, 2015, at the Lincklaen House in Cazenovia, N.Y. Cazenovia Acting Justice Patrick O’Sullivan officiated at the ceremony. William Furnari escorted his sister down the aisle. William Furnari and Thomas Gunerman, brother of the bridegroom, signed the wedding license as …

Grandparents Brag: Feb. 8, 2015

Sunday, February 8, 2015

SYMANCYK — A granddaughter, Ava Linda Symancyk, born on Jan. 15, 2015, to paternal grandmother Theresa Symancyk, of Wilder, and maternal grandparents Kathy and Chuck Lowell, of Sharon, and maternal great-grandfather David Langlois, of White River Junction. …

Engagement: Cote — Canavan

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Lebanon — Paul and Maria Cote, formerly of West Lebanon and current residents of Marlborough, Mass., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Lynn Cote, to John Patrick Canavan. The bride-to-be graduated from Lebanon High School in …

Borofsky: 70th Anniversary

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Claremont — Martin and Marion Borofsky celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Dec. 31, 2014, with three of their five children, extended family and friends. The couple first met on a blind date when Martin, a recent Dartmouth …

Wedding: Boucher — Bailey

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Enfield — Patricia R. Boucher and Frederick G. Bailey were married on Oct. 18, 2014, at Canaan Hall, near the Canaan Speedway. The Rev. Chris Crews, of Claremont, performed the ceremony. The bride was escorted down the aisle …

Engagement: Kenton — Royal

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Hanover — Lorry and Marc Kenton have announced the engagement of their son, Stephen Michael Kenton, to Natalie Jane Royal. Within the final hours of 2014 he asked to hold her hand forever. The bride-to-be is the daughter …

Births Announcements: Feb. 1, 2015

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Gifford Medical Center DEDAM — A son, Safford Daniel Dedam, born on Jan. 14, 2015, to Rose and Alfred Dedam, of Bethel. Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital ADAMS — A son, Cason Isaac Adams, born on Dec. 29, 2014, to Sarah and Ron Adams, of Bradford, Vt. …

Grandparents Brag; Feb. 1, 2015

Sunday, February 1, 2015

ADAMS — A grandson, Cason Isaac Adams, born on Dec. 29, 2014, to maternal grandparents Mamie and Barry Powers, of Topsham, Vt., and paternal grandparents Rebecca and Ray Adams, of Cornish. …

Engagement: Putvain — Vovakes

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Chelsea — Meggan Marie Putvain and Mitchell Tyler Vovakes have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Cheryl and Charlie Waterhouse, of Craftsbury, Vt., and Chad and Michelle Putvain, of Walden, Vt. She graduated from Craftsbury Academy in 2011 and studied in the veterinary technician program …

Engagement: Kangas — Dick

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Claremont — David and Brenda Kangas have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kayleigh Mariah Serbian Kangas, to Aaron William Kasmanoff Dick. The bride-to-be graduated from Stevens High School in 2009 and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology …

Engagement: Evans — O’Neil

Sunday, January 25, 2015

White River Junction — Sonya Michelle Evans and Joseph Guthrie O’Neil have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Thelma Baker. She graduated from South Royalton High School in 1994 and is employed as …