Nellie May Humiston

Nellie May Humiston

Nellie May Humiston, 73, of Ferrisburgh passed away peacefully Monday, November 9, 2020 with her family by her side.

She was born February 25, 1947 in Burlington the daughter of Raymond and Maud Wrisley Porcheron Sr.

Nellie loved hunting, fishing, feeding the birds and spending time with loved ones. She was a practical joker always playing jokes on people especially children. She was known for driving around town with a masked Dummy in the passenger seat. She was employed at Basin Harbor for 21 years and worked numerous jobs in the area.

Predeceased by her parents, her husband Donald Humiston, and sisters Jane Porcheron and Edna Ball.

Nellie is survived by her sister Joan Humiston; brothers Raymond Porcheron Jr. and his wife Amy Wisell of Ferrisburgh, and Charles Porcheron and his wife Lorraine Prince of North Carolina; her cat Snowball.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Monday, November 16th at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Vergennes. Burial will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Vergennes. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Wayland’s Wish, PO Box 754, Middlebury, VT or Addison County Home Health & Hospice, PO Box 754, Middlebury, VT. To send online condolences to her family please visit

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