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WALTER B. KEELER

BRANDON — Walter B. Keeler, 90, died April 24, 2017, in Rutland.

He was born in Hyde Park, Vt., on July 11, 1926, the son of Harold and Ella Keeler. He grew up and lived in Massachusetts and returned to Vermont in 1987, residing in Middlebury and Brandon.

He is survived by wife Jacqueline; son Dwight D. Keeler and his wife Deborah of Rutland; daughter Jo Ann E. Keeler of Brandon; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He will be buried at Pleasant View Cemetery in Morrisville.

Arrangements are by Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home.

ROBERT CARR

PORT HENRY, N.Y. — Robert Carr, 60, of Port Henry, N.Y., known as “Mooch” to his friends, passed away on April 19, 2017.

Robert was born in Port Henry, N.Y., on December 19, 1956 to the late John and Florence (Neaves) Carr. He was raised in Port Henry and graduated from Moriah Junior-Senior High School. He attended Herkimer County Community College.  He was a former member of the Port Henry Volunteer Fire Department. 

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PHILIP BULEY

MIDDLEBURY — Philip Buley, 79, passed away on April 1, 2017 in Middlebury following a long illness.

Phil was born in Burlington, Vt., the only child of Elmer and Florence (Frechette) Buley. He attended schools in Newport, Vt. He received a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Middlebury College, a Masters of Education specializing in curriculum, and a Certificate of Advanced (Graduate) Study in Educational Leadership from the University of Vermont.

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LORRAINE K. BIBEAU

VERGENNES — Lorraine K. Bibeau, 80, of Vergennes, passed away on April 13, 2017. She was born on February 2, 1937 in Vergennes to the late Neil and Elsie Mitchell (Babson).  On October 21, 1981 she was married to George Bibeau. They spent many happy years together; their home often filled with family and friends.

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THERESA YVONNE LEVESQUE ORVIS

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. —Theresa Yvonne Levesque Orvis, 90, of Bonita Springs, Fla., passed away peacefully on April 12, in Bonita Springs. Terry was born July 12, 1926, in Hartford, Ct., to John and Yvonne (Bernier) Levesque. She graduated from Hartford High School in 1944, and married Clarence L. Orvis of South Starksboro, Vt., in 1947.

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CONRAD H. ORR

ORWELL — Conrad H. Orr, 83, of Orwell, died Sunday morning April 16, 2017 at his residence following a long illness.

He was born on July 24, 1933, in Vershire, the son of Don and Florence (Howe) Orr.

Conrad graduated from Thetford Academy in Thetford in 1953. Following graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army serving in Germany prior to his honorable discharge.

He married Jessie Maclay on September 16, 1956.

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LORRAINE K. BIBEAU

VERGENNES — Lorraine K. Bibeau, 80, of Vergennes, passed away on April 13, 2017. She was born on February 2, 1937 in Vergennes to the late Neil and Elsie Mitchell (Babson).  On October 21, 1981 she was married to George Bibeau. They spent many happy years together; their home often filled with family and friends.

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DIANNA PARKS MEMORAIL SERVICE

VERGENNES — There will be a memorial service for Dianna Parks, who died on January 14, 2017, at the age of 78, on Saturday, April 29, at 1 p.m. at the Vergennes Congregational Church on Water St. Interment will be at Sunset View Cemetery after the service.

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RUBY E. MINOR

FAIRFIELD — Ruby E. Minor, a lifelong area resident and dairy farmer, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the Northwestern Medical Center with her family at her side.

Born in Fairfax on June 11, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Percy L. and Ethel (McGowan) Corey. Ruby was 81 years old.

On Feb. 5, 1955, in Saint Patrick Church, she married the love of her life, Thomas H. Minor, who preceded her in death on May 16, 1987.

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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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