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Michael A. McLam

Williamstown, Vt. — Michael A. McLam, 56, of Orchard Terrace, died from respiratory failure as a result of the flu Friday, March 29, 2013, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, with his family at his bedside.

Born May 10, 1956, in Barre, Vt., he was the son of Alfred G. and Eunice (Dexter) McLam. He attended first through eighth grade in East Corinth, graduated from Spaulding High School in 1974 and New Hampshire Technical College in Berlin, N.H., in 1976.

On Oct. 20, 1979, he married Roxann White in East Corinth and the couple has resided in Williamstown all their married lives.

He was a Master Electrician and was employed by Bates and Murray, Inc. for almost 35 years.

An avid outdoorsman, he was an expert alpine skier and enjoyed hiking and hunting. Above all he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Roxann; and four daughters, Elisha, Laura, Janice and Stacy; a brother, Norman McLam and his wife, Tossie; two sisters, Marie McLam and her husband, David Vahue, and Louise McLam; along with his parents, Alfred and Eunice McLam; nieces, nephews and numerous cousins.

Michael’s life will be celebrated on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 10 Jefferson Street, Barre, Vt.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Green Mountain Club, 4711 Waterbury-Stowe Rd., Waterbury Center, VT 05677 or at www.greenmountainclub.org. Please enter honoree Michael McLam and notification recipient Roxann McLam.