Mae A. Nye

Mae A. Nye

Mae A Nye, 91

Mae Annette Nichols Nye, age 91, passed away on November 21, 2023. Mae was born on February 8, 1932, in Providence, RI. She graduated from Plainfield High School in CT in 1949. She married the love of her life, Bruce E. Nye, in Raleigh, NC on September 17, 1954. Together, Bruce and Mae moved their family to their Vermont farm in 1965. Mae enjoyed baking, snowmobiling, square dancing and camping. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by her four children: Bryan Nye and wife Dru of Loris, SC, Brenda Lattrell and husband Dan of Lincoln, VT, Belinda Nixon and husband Rusty of Bowdoin, ME, and Barry Nye and wife Katherine of Sheldon, VT and eleven grandchildren: James Nye, Benjamin Nye, Bryce Nye, Laurel Lattrell, Amber Lattrell, Emily Nixon, Anna Nixon, Laura Tacher, Daniel Nye, Jacob Nye, Joshua Nye and four great-grandsons: Nolan Nye, Bruce Nye, Alfred Nye and Dale Nye. She is also survived by her sisters Janet Fernandes of Brooklyn, CT and Marguerite Burns of Albany, NY. She was pre-deceased by her parents James and Marguerite Brown Nichols, by her husband Bruce, her brothers Stuart Nichols and Gordon Nichols, and her sisters Lois Strouse and Janice Nichols.

Per Mae’s request there will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at the Vergennes Congregational Church on Friday, December 8, 2023 at 3:00 PM. Mae’s family wants to thank Addison County Home Health and Hospice nurses and her caregiver Penny Armell for their care.

Mae has requested that any donations in her name be sent to the Vergennes Congregational Church where she was a member for many years. The Vergennes Congregational Church, 30 South Water Street, Vergennes, VT 05491. Arrangements are under the care of Brown and McClay Funeral Home.  To send online condolences to her family please visit

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