BRISTOL — Asahel Barton “Ace” Hoffnagle, 66, a resident of Bristol, Vermont, died at home on Sept. 13, 2012. Asahel was born in Middlebury, Vermont, on August 23, 1946, to Stuart B. Hoffnagle and Bessie Norton Hoffnagle.
He graduated from Bristol High School, class of 1964. He entered the Marine Corps in the fall of 1964 and worked as an airplane mechanic. He served one tour in Vietnam and was honorably discharged at the rank of sergeant. He returned to his home in Bristol and was employed as a mechanic for many years.
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