The Noyana Singers, VNA’s Hospice choir, lend their voices to the ceremony each year.

VNA Hosts Remembrance Ceremony

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Friday January 03, 2014

The annual Vermont Respite House Memorial Tree Lighting and Remembrance Ceremony will be held Sunday, January 12, 2014 from 2 to 4p.m. at the Williston Federated Church, 44 North Williston Rd (Rte. 2) in Williston Village.

This annual Vermont Respite House tradition offers a chance to gather to honor and remember loved ones. The names of Vermont Respite House residents who passed away in 2013 will be read during the ceremony. Following the ceremony, everyone is invited to Vermont Respite House to see the lighted tree and share in some light refreshments. 

For directions to the church or more information on Vermont Respite House or other VNA services and programs, please contact the VNA at (802) 658-1900 or visit

About Vermont Respite House: The Vermont Respite House is a home away from home for people with terminal illness – a place where they can live the remainder of their days in peace, surrounded by the love of family and friends. Founded in 1991, this home for the terminally ill utilizes the expertise of skilled VNA caregivers and volunteers who are dedicated to providing a warm, caring and personalized environment for people in the final stages of life. Vermont Respite House is the first and only Medicare-certified inpatient hospice residence in Vermont. No one is refused admission based on financial ability.