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Obituaries

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GARY HOGABOOM

BRISTOL — It is with great sadness that his family announces the passing of Gary Hogaboom, age 73, at his home in Bristol, Vt., on March 4, 2018.

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WILMA RUBY POLJACIK

PORT HENRY, N.Y. — Wilma Ruby Poljacik, 97, died March 13, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born to Abraham and Delea (Odett) Benedict on Dec. 2, 1920. She made her home with a daughter in Port Henry, N.Y. for the last year.

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ANNE PIDGEON

RUSKIN, Fla. — Our family lost a kind, beautiful and talented member on March 10, 2018. Anne Louise Pidgeon, formerly of North Ferrisburgh, Vt., passed away with Melissa and Tokio Morales, her dear friends, by her side.

Anne was born July 26, 1961, the second child of Marcus Pidgeon and Irene Gebo. Her horticultural talents emerged early as she won a blue ribbon for flower arranging in first grade. She graduated from Vergennes Union High School in 1979 and SUNY at Farmingdale Long Island in1981 with an A.S. in Horticulture.

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KENNETH E. CLAYTON SR.

ARLINGTON — Kenneth E. Clayton Sr., 92, a resident of Buck Hill Road passed away peacefully in Vergennes on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

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LAURETTA LEONA BRISSON

SHOREHAM — Lauretta Leona Brisson, 87, died Friday, March 16, 2018, at her home in Shoreham. A celebration of her life will be held at a date and time to be announced in the summer of 2018. There are no calling hours or public service.

ROLF K. TRINKNER

NORTH FERRISBURGH — Rolf Karl Trinkner, 80, of Long Point, peacefully passed away at Helen Porter Nursing Home in Middlebury on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

Rolf was born on March 5, 1938, in Besigheim, Germany to Christian and Friederike (Beyl) Trinkner. He received his early education in Germany.

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CAROLYN KNAPP FOSTER

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Carolyn Knapp Foster, 82, formerly of Middlebury, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018. Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

Wilma Poljacik

MIDDLEBURY — Wilma Poljacik, 97, died on Tuesday, March 13, surrounded by her loving family. A service will be held for Wilma on Saturday, March 17, from 11-12 p.m. at Miller Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. A full obituary will be published in a later edition of the Addison Independent.

BEVERLY WHITE

BRISTOL — Beverly Catherine (Bessette) White, 83, died on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 at Porter Medical Center. She was born on Aug. 1, 1934, in Shelburne, Vt. to Guy and Freda (Pollard) Bessette.

On March 12, 1955, she married Richard Arthur White and they resided in Hinesburg up until Richard’s passing in 2000.

Beverly then moved to Bristol to be closer to her children and their families. She later met Charles Lawyer and he became her companion for the next 14 years until his passing in 2016.

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GORDON J. RAHR

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. — David G. Rahr died peacefully on March 9, 2018. He was 79.

Mr. Rahr was born in 1938 to Gordon J. Rahr and Virginia (Crary) Rahr in Oak Park, Ill. and was raised in nearby River Forest. He graduated from Oak Park-River Forest High School and matriculated at Princeton University in 1956. As an undergraduate, he was active in a variety of extra-curricular activities including serving as Director of the Princeton Summer Camp (now the Princeton-Blairstown Center) of which he was a Life Trustee.

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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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