Reformer Christmas Stocking

Tuesday December 18, 2012

With donations received on Monday adding up to $2,820, the 76th annual Reformer Christmas Stocking is very close to half way to this year’s goal of $90,000. The total received so far stands at $44,206.32.

All donations go for the purchase of warm outer wear for children through age 15.

All contributions will be listed daily in the Reformer as requested by the donor. Contributions may also be read on the Reformer website at A form may be found in the paper each day or find information on how to donate on our website.

Contributions, which are tax deductible, and the form, may be sent to: Reformer Christmas Stocking, P.O. Box 703, Brattleboro, VT 05302-0703.

Donors may use their credit cards on PayPal for contributions by visiting Type how you would like your donation to be listed in the Reformer in the "Purpose" line.

Contributions may also be brought to the Reformer office at 62 Black Mountain Road on Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.


To honor Martin J. Violette, a wonderful caring young man who formerly attended St. Michael’s. Barbara Williams, $25.

Allan Hansell, $100.

Thomas McLoughin Window Repair and Weatherization, $50.

In memory of my mother’s friend, Robert Torrey. Erika Cededrgren, $20.

In memory of our Mom and Dad, Anna and Harry R. Adams Sr. We will forever love and miss you dearly. Nancy Adams Waite, Judy Scherlin, Harry Adams Jr., $30.

In loving memory of our princess, Amber, and my Dad, Dick Bernier. Debbie, Dan, Adam and Kayla, $25.

With warm, loving memories of our parents and grandparents. John and Karen Abel, $50.

In loving memory of Athena, beloved Rottweiler; Bear, spirited little hound; and Opie, our darling Dane. From their family, $50.

Remembering Tim Long -- always in our hearts! Don, Nancy, Pamela, Chris and Lyn. $100.

In memory of our valued friends and customers. Merton Coleman, Gil Parker, Ann Knickerbocker, Brenda Powell, Phil Moran, Dorothy Van Hall, George Denault, Davis Spencer, Kendall Morse, Gladys Kennery, Forrest Teeson, Harry Murdock, Jim Oakes, Helen Orfanidis, Charles Edson, Lee Brennan, Everett Childs, Rick Sherwin, Ken Brandt, Nancy Gallo, Ray Prodouz, Joe Parker, Muriel Elkins, Frank Lesch, Dave Barnett, Jim Brooks, Hank Smith, Denny Roth, Dave Thompson, Dave Hiner, Gerry James, Gary Martin, Tom Wolk, Jim Plummer, Jim Lepisto, Bob Chapman, Burt Roberts, Norm Rogers, Francis Juraszek, Tom Todd, Bob Gannett, Ron Torrey, Mayda Berg, Sue Howe, and any others we may have left out. From Your Friends at Brattleboro Tire, $250.

For our beloved Carson. Merry First Christmas! Love, Grandma and Grandad, $100.

In memory of Gramp and Gram Pratt, Gil Lauzon and Henry Martin, $25.

In memory of Linda Koch and Jay Knickerbocker -- Steve and Erika, $100.

In loving memory of my Dear Mom. I miss you. Rosie, $25.

In loving memory of loved ones. Ellis, Rosie and Robin, $50.

To local friends and family and Brattleboro Fire Dept. Joe and Carol Pineau, $25.

In memory of Henry Martin. The Lauzon Family, $40.

In memory of our grandparents, Grandma and Grandpa Bengtson and Grandpa Martel. Gone but not forgotten. Angie and Jeff, $50.

In memory of my parents, Bill and Billie Bengtson. Craig, $50.

In loving memory of Mary Elizabeth, a wonderful person and my loving wife for 62 years. Bob Ratti, $50.

In loving memory of my parents and Mary Elizabeth’s parents and in honor of our 3 very special grandsons, Michael Ratti and Maxwell and Robbie Bickwell. Bob Ratti, $50.

In memory of Ralph. Steve and Sue, $25.

In memory of Ralph Momaney. Marilyn and Walter Momaney, $50.

Anonymous, $100.

Memories of Malk -- 68 years best husband, 72 years best friend. Miss you! Love, Me. $100.

In memory of Ralph Momaney. Chuck and Kathy Hildreth, $25.

From the far side of the world. $101.

In honor of all those who have given their lives in defense of the USA. Al Carpenter, $100.

Remembering the angels of Newtown, and in honor of Lila and Jack. Grammy, $20.

To keep the children warm and in remembrance of my dear departed family. S. L. Olmstead, $100.

In memory of Ralph Momaney. Rachel Wozniak, $35.

In memory of Ralph J. Momaney. Eileen Douglass, $50.

In memory of our mother, Alice Covey, our fathers, Raymond Covey, Sr. and Russell Young, and our brothers, Bernard Scott, Raymond Covey Jr., and Baby Russell. Ron and Judy, $50.

In memory: Millard and Mabel Waite, Percy and Grace Burrington, Jean Johnson, Reginald and Betty Burrington. North End Market, $50.

Mary Garland, $20.

Wishing lovely holidays to family, friends, and my dear, kind neighbors. In lieu of cards. Ruth Wells, $30.

In honor of Lillie, Sophie, Mark, Henry, Hailey, and Kaylin. Mimi and Pop, $200.

Anonymous, $25.

Anonymous, $100.

Happy Holidays. Pat and Annie, $50.

Remembering Principal Frank J. Vara and his kind and caring ways with children. BEM, $50.

With sweet memories of a dear nephew, Paul Clune McAuliffe. BEM, $50.

From a member of BUHS Class of ‘74. $74.

In loving honor of my wonderful father, Richard, and in memory of my beautiful mother, Joyce. Merry Christmas! Becky Hamilton Mroczek, $40.

In memory of my sweet friend: Jeff Powers. Becky Mroczek, $10.

For Three Amigos: John, Charlie, Phil. Missing your warm friendship. Dick, John, Pete, Ray, Jim. $100.

Today: $ 2,820.00

Previous: $41,386.32

Total to Date: $44,206.32


Memory of Malcolm "Pete" Chapin and his son Terrance "Terry Chapin" who both loved Christmas. We miss you both. Your family Elaine (Mom), Rick, Catherine, Eric, Tommie, Matthew, Zachie, Emma, Sarah and Becca, $25.


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