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“Dear Sandy,I am so sorry for the loss of Jake. He is finally at rest. Now it is time for you to take the time you need to grieve and to understand...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Renee Richardson - Barre, VT

“SandyI just saw today that Jake had passed away so sorry for your loss.Prayers to you and Family ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Ron and Liz Provencher - Barre, VT

“Sandy and family,So saddened to hear of Jake's passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.Lynn Sanders and family ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Im sorry for your loss Aunt Sandy. I loved Jake so much, he was such a funny person and will be missed greatly! ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Amanda Lowery - Barre, VT

“Sandy and family, We were so sorry to hear about Jake. Please take comfort in knowing he touched many lives, and may memories bring you all comfort...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: George & Liz Patch - Sherwood, OR

“Sandy and family, We wanted to extend our sincere sympathy in the passing of Jake. May he R.I.P. Roger and Shirley Rivard ”
6 of 23 | Posted by: Shirley Rivard - Barre, VT

“My deepest condolences to you all, I have many fond memories of Jake ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Debbie Neveau - williamstown, VT

“My condolences on the passing of Mr. Colgan. Many fond childhood memories of a wonderful family. ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: James Russell - Rogue River, OR

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss. I remember many good times snowmobiling with everyone and my Dad. May he rest in peace. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Brenda (Close) Hebert - VT

“Sandy, Bruce and families, We were saddened to hear of Jake's passing. I have many memories of the time I spent working for you all. I truly felt...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Martial & Alicia Major - VT

“Sandy and family,Sorry to read about Jake's passing. It was a privilege to have known him. My condolences to you and the family. God Bless. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: John Nicholls - Scottsdale, AZ

“Bruce,Penny,Sandy,and,family, wishing you peace to bring you comfort,courage to face the days ahead,and,loving memories to forever hold in your...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Bruce and familyWe are sorry for your loss. Our families have been woven together for many years Jake,Robert and Peg all graduated from high school...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Kim Daniels - berlin, VT

“Thoughts are with you all ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Les Daniels

“Bruce, Diane and family, my sincere sympathy for your loss. May a life time of memories help you through this time of need. ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Brenda Persons - West Berlin, VT

“Alas, my Brother. Your Masonic working tools have slipped from your grasp. Your Earthly work is done. Well done, good and faithful servant. Enter,now...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Stephen Holcomb - Hardwick, VT

“Sandy and Family,My sincere sympathy to you on your loss. It was a pleasure to get to know Jake during my time at the office. ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Ed Trombley - Barre, VT

“Sandy, Bruce, Penny, Ray, Kim and family, such a loss for all of you. He contributed so much to the granite industry and the Barre area. He lived...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Rita Bassett - N FT Myers, FL

“Jake was one of the best men I have ever known. His contributions to the granite industry are legendary, his work ethic unmatchable and his...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Patrick Garrett - Boston, MA

“Very sorry to hear about Jake. My thought and prayers are with you. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Julie McEnany - Barre, VT

“I am so sorry to hear about Jake's passing. He was a wonderful person. I have such fond memories of growing up with my family and the Colgan family....Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Kathryn Gross - Essex Junction, VT

“RIP Jake ”
23 of 23 | Posted by: Steven and Debbie Clough - VT


Ernest was born on May 19, 1927 and passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Ernest was a resident of Vermont.

He attended elementary school in East Roxbury and graduated from Northfield High School in 1945.

Jake was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II from 1946 to 1948 and had been awarded the World War II Victory Medal.

The Service to Honor and Celebrate his life will be held Monday May 15 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home 7 Academy Street Barre. The Interment service will be held at the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Northfield for his immediate family only. Friends may call at the Funeral Home preceding the service from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice 600 Granger Road Barre VT 05641 or the Vermont Food Bank 33 Parker Road Barre VT 05641-9106.

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