Cover photo for David Bartlett, Sr.'s Obituary
David Bartlett, Sr. Profile Photo
1934 David 2023

David Bartlett, Sr.

August 5, 1934 — March 13, 2023



Milton – David Bartlett, Sr., 88, beloved husband and father, passed away March 13, 2023, surrounded by his loving family at the Miller-McClure Respite House.  David was born August 5, 1934, in Burlington, VT to Earl & Jessie (Gleason) Bartlett.  He spent his childhood in Underhill, VT.  While attending Essex High School, David met the love of his life, Janice Osborne.  They were married April 21, 1951.

David and Janice spent their early married years raising their family on the family farm in Williston, VT.  They settled in Milton, VT in 1963.  David was a hard-working, true Vermont farmer through and through.  David worked for H. P. Hood for a number of years and then went into landscaping where he owned his own business, Bartlett’s Landscaping and Lawn Service until he retired.  David enjoyed being outside.  Hunting, fishing, gardening, driving the back roads of Vermont, and puttering in his garage.

David is survived by his loving and devoted wife of almost 72 years, Janice.  He is also survived by his loving children, David Jr., his wife Marie, and their children Kim, Nicky and Jessica; Kathy Chase and her partner Noah and her children, Sean and Chad; Linda Hanson and her husband Jeff and her children, Missy, Jen and Jason and Liz Miller and her husband Tim and their children Thomas and Katie.  David is also survived by 16 great-grandchildren, his brothers and their spouses, Arthur and Toni, Robin and Pat Bartlett and his sister Betsey Berryman.  Sister-in-law Shirley DePaul.  Brother-in-law Howard Osborne and his wife Ann.  David is predeceased by his parents, Earl and Jesse Bartlett; in-laws Howard and Flora Osborne; his daughter Sandy Chapman and her husband Rick; son-in-law Jim Chase, his brother Irving Bartlett, granddaughter Christine Dubuque and great-granddaughter Courtney Tousignant.

Visiting hours will be Sunday, March 19, 2023, from 3-6 pm at Minor Funeral and Cremation Center in Milton, VT.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, March 20, 2023, at 11:00 at New Life Christian Church.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of David Bartlett, Sr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, March 19, 2023

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Minor Funeral and Cremation Center

237 Route US-7, PO Box 113, Milton, VT 05468

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Celebration of Life

Monday, March 20, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

New Life Christian Church

34 Centre Dr, Milton, VT 05468

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree