Obituary: Dorothy S. Sloan | Obituaries | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

Seven Days needs your financial support!

Obituary: Dorothy S. Sloan 

Published August 25, 2016 at 9:44 p.m. | Updated September 6, 2019 at 11:16 a.m.

click to enlarge Dorothy S. Sloan
  • Dorothy S. Sloan

Mrs. Dorothy S. Sloan, age 85, passed away Wednesday evening, August 24, 2016, at the Franklin County Rehab Center. She was born in Johnson January 16, 1931, daughter of the late Phillip and Sadie (Davis) Stearns. She married Alton P. Sloan on February 19, 1955. Mr. Sloan died March 28, 1990. Dorothy graduated from Johnson State Teachers College in 1953 and taught in the school systems of Fletcher, Bolton, Waterville and lastly in East Fairfield. She was a 10 year member of the 4-H Club and was a 4-H Club leader for five years. She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church in East Fairfield.

Her survivors include her two children and their spouses Kathleen and Charles Stilson of Riverton, WY, Eric and Wanda Sloan of Highgate, three grandchildren, Jeremy Stilson, Jeff Machia and his girlfriend Ashley Allen, and Ashley Machia, great-grandchildren Angel, Savanah and Nathaniel Machia. She also leaves two sisters-in-law Olive Sloan and Ruth Burleson. Besides her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a sister Mary Barrow, a brother Donald Stearns and brothers and sisters-in-law Gilbert Baraw, Beverly Stearns, Ben Young, Lawrence Sloan, and Mary Fay.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 10:00 AM in St. Patrick’s Church in Fairfield. Interment will follow in the Sloan family lot in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. The family will receive condolences at the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home, 86 South Main Street, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Monday. Online condolences may be sent to her family at the funeral home website: Arrangements are entrusted to the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home and Commemorative Services.

This obituary was originally published on, which ceased operation in September 2019. The death notice is archived on this website with the permission of the publisher.
Got something to say? Send a letter to the editor and we'll publish your feedback in print!


Mark your family’s milestones in the newspaper and online with Seven Days:

births • graduations • weddings • anniversaries • obituaries


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Seven Days moderates comments in order to ensure a civil environment. Please treat the comments section as you would a town meeting, dinner party or classroom discussion. In other words, keep commenting classy! Read our guidelines...

Note: Comments are limited to 300 words.

Latest in Obituaries

Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative

All content © 2022 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So. Champlain St. Ste. 5, Burlington, VT 05401

Advertising Policy  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us  |  About Us  |  Help
Website powered by Foundation