George Clark Barkell, 68, husband of Dorothy J. Barkell, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, after a six month struggle with complications from multiple myeloma. George was a retired CRNA from the Rutland Regional Medical Center. Surviving family members include his wife, Dorothy J. Barkell of Shoreham; two daughters, Elizabeth Barkell Gomez and her husband, Lt. Col. Rufino Gomez, USMC, of Okinawa, Japan, and Dr. Laurel Barkell Plante and her husband, Robert “Zeke” Plante, of Shelburne; four grandchildren; one brother; and two sisters. The funeral service will be Thursday, Aug. 8 at 10:30 am at the Shoreham Congregational Church. Burial will be Saturday at Brush Creek Cemetery, Irwin, Pa.