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Obituaries

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Arthur W. Sears

MIDDLEBURY/NORTHFIELD — Arthur W. Sears, 75, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at EastView Residential Care in Middlebury. He was born in Northfield on Feb. 23, 1943, the son of Leon and Rebekah (Winslow) Sears. He graduated from Northfield High School class of 1962 and earned an Associate’s degree from Champlain College in 1965.

He was a member of the Vermont Army National Guard for six years.

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Cecilia Rogers memorial service

MIDDLEBURY — The family of Cecilia (Red) Rogers invite current and past friends to a celebration of her life on Saturday, June 9, at 10 a.m., with remembrances beginning at 10:30 a.m. The celebration will be held at Sanderson’s Funeral Home in Middlebury.

Rev. William J. Richard memorial service

WEYBRIDGE — A memorial service for The Rev. William J. Richard Jr. will be on Sunday, May 27, at 3 p.m. at Weybridge Congregational Church. A reception will follow.

Louis L. Lee memorial service

ORWELL — The graveside committal service and burial for Louis Lloyd Lee, age 78, who died December 16, 2017, will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 2 p.m., in Mountain View Cemetery in Orwell.

Lauralee Searle memorial service

LINCOLN/BRIDPORT — A memorial service for Lauralee (Pinky) Searle, 76, of Bridport/Crossville, Tenn., will be held May 22, 1 p.m., at Maple Cemetery in Lincoln. Everyone is invited to meet at the Community Hall in Bridport for cupcakes (her favorite) afterwards.

Lauralee grew up in Addison. She spent most of her life with her aunt and uncle Wayne and Norma Carr in Bridport. She recently moved to Crossville, Tenn., where she attended Hilltoppers, which she was quick to tell everyone she loved.

She loved visits with her friends and family.

Deborah Maria Salant

RICHMOND — Deborah Marie Salant of Richmond, Vt., passed away on December 23, 2017, surrounded by family and friends.

She was born in Middlebury, Vt., June 21, 1952, to the late Charles and Lorraine Severy and was the oldest of three children including Judy Severy and the late Oral Severy. She married Barry Salant Sept. 3, 1977, and moved to Richmond where they lived for nearly forty years.

Deborah was the beloved secretary at Richmond Elementary for many years, where she touched countless lives with her kindness, patience, love and humor.

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Rev. William J. Richard memorial service

WEYBRIDGE — A memorial service for The Rev. William J. Richard Jr. will be on Sunday, May 27, at 3 p.m. at Weybridge Congregational Church. A reception will follow.

Joel Arthur Kilbourn

FERRISBURGH — Joel Arthur Kilbourn, 62, of Ferrisburgh, Vt., passed away peacefully on May 5, 2018.

Joel was born in Middlebury, Vt. on July 22, 1955, the son of John and Jeannine Kilbourn. He grew up in Bristol, Vt. He graduated from Mount Abraham Union High School and attended Lyndon State College.

He was a skilled carpenter and mason and took his ability to San Francisco, Ca., where he also worked in a Veterans’ hospital. He also drove a school bus on the Charlotte route.

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Genevieve "Tommy" Keener Hoops

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. — Jen left us for her next adventure on Thursday, May 10, 2018. She was 90 years of age.

Jen was born in Walton, N.Y. and adopted by Grover and Ethel Keener. An area resident for most of her life, she lived in Slate Hill, N.Y. until 1971 where she was a dairy farmer and a successful breeder of Ayrshire Cattle and Morgan Horses at Wawayanda Farms. In 1971, Jen moved to Middlebury, Vt., where she continued as a breeder of Ayrshire Cattle, Morgan Horses and dairy farming. She remained in Middlebury until 1998, when she returned to Middletown, N.Y.

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Horst Roland Funk

DACULA, Ga. — Horst Roland Funk, 89, of Dacula, Ga., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, with his loving wife Elfi by his side.

Horst was born in Altendambach, Germany to Robert and Hedwig Funk. He received his apprenticeship as a toolmaker in Suhl, Germany. He married his childhood sweetheart, Hildegard Hofmann, also of Altendambach. They were married in their hometown and departed after the war moving from East Germany into West Berlin.

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Submitting an obituary

The Addison Independent publishes paid obituaries and free notices of passing. Paid obituaries cost 25-cents per word, and $10 per photo. The obituary will publish as it is submitted on the date of the family’s choosing.

For those who do not wish to purchase an obituary, the Addison Independent offers anyone with a local connection the opportunity to publish a notice of passing. These notices may be up to 100 words and are subject to editing by our news department.

Submissions must be received by 11 a.m. on Wednesday for publication in the Thursday paper and 11 a.m. on Friday for Monday’s paper.

Generally, obituaries follow this form:
TOWN — Name, age, of town, died on date, of cause of death. He/She was born on date in town, the son/daughter of father's name and mother's name, including maiden name in parentheses.

Then include a paragraph or two about where the person went to school and what they did for work; where they lived, who they married and when.

Add a sentence or two about what made the person special to family and friends, including hobbies, avocations or other telling details about their life.

He/She is survived by spouse's name; children named individually (and their spouses and towns of residence, if appropriate); siblings named individually; number of grandchildren, parents or other immediate family members.

He/She was predeceased by names of immediate family members.

A memorial service will be held (fill in details of date, time, and place, plus officiate if applicable) with interment at (place). Memorial contributions may be made to (name and complete address, if applicable).

Obituaries may be e-mailed to: [email protected]
 


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