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Obituary: Joshua Cory Thermansen, 1975-2019

UVM grad worked for Merrill Lynch in Connecticut

Published November 19, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.
Updated November 19, 2019 at 5:07 p.m.


Joshua Cory Thermansen, 44, of 29 Temple Street in Hartford, Conn., died on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

He was born on August 8, 1975, in Bloomington, Ill., the son of Mark and Kandi Kelly Thermansen. A graduate of the University of Vermont, class of 1997, Josh enjoyed a career in the financial industry, employed most recently by Merrill Lynch in Hartford. He was married to Kate Aldinger in Newport, R.I., in 2008.

Josh is survived by his former wife, Kate, and their children, Finnegan, 7, and Angus, 2, of Simsbury, Conn.; his parents, Mark and Kandi of South Burlington, Vt.; and his sister, Jennifer Thermansen O’Brien, her husband, Kevin, and their son, Graham, of Portland, Ore.

A celebration of Josh’s life will be held on Saturday, December 28, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the BCA Center located at 135 Church Street in Burlington, Vt., where we will share stories and experiences honoring his life.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Champlain Housing Trust, 88 King St., Burlington, VT 05401. Your donation will be used toward our acute affordable housing shortage, as well as CHT’s strong programs addressing addiction throughout the Champlain Valley.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Rd., Burlington. Please visit to place online condolences.

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