top banner

Obituary Listings

John C. Shedd

October 10, 1927 August 18, 2009
John C. Shedd
There are condolences waiting approval on John's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of John

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for John C. Shedd

St. Albans/Fairfax - John C. Shedd, 81, a longtime area resident and dairy farmer, passed away early Tuesday, August 18, 2009, at Pillsbury Manor in South Burlington surrounded by his family. Born on October 10, 1927, in Burlington, Vermont, John was the son of the late Walter and Edythe (Connor) Shedd. On February 6, 1947, John married the love of his life, Juanita Cross, who survives him. John was a 1945 graduate of Bellows Free Academy in Fairfax. He retired from dairy farming in 1984, and then enjoyed playing tennis, maple sugaring and cards. He also was known to be a “Jack of All Trades”. He drove bus for B.F.A. for a number of years and was a former committee member of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service. Survivors include his wife of sixty-two years, Juanita of South Burlington; their children, Rod Shedd and his partner, Deb Lesage, of South Burlington, Vicki Popple and her husband, Herb, of Valrico, Florida, Craig Shedd of Mansfield, Pennsylvania, Brent Shedd of Essex Junction, Kim Charboneau and her husband, David, of Swanton, Jeff Shedd and his wife, Cindy, of Shelburne, Brad Shedd and his wife, Renee of Essex Junction, Heather Hoben and her husband, Mark, of St. Albans and Jay Shedd and his wife, Kathy, of Fairfax. John is also survived by twenty-two grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his daughter, Suzanne Shedd Rabidoux in 1994 and his son David Shedd in 2005. A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 21, 2009, at 11:00 A.M. in the United Church of Fairfax. The Reverend Elizabeth Griffin will officiate. Interment will follow in the Shedd family lot in the Binghamville Cemetery. John’s family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 to 7 P.M. in the Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main Street, St. Albans. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Visiting Nurses Association, 1110 Prim Road - Suite 1 Colchester, Vermont 05446. Assisting the Shedd family is Raymond “Rett” Heald of the Heald funeral Home and Cremation Service in St. Albans. Private messages of condolence are welcome at

To plant a tree in memory of John C. Shedd, visit the Tribute Store.


Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries


We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.