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George Walter Shortsleeve

SHOREHAM — George Walter Shortsleeve, 84, a resident of Shoreham, Vt., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Porta Caeli Hospice House in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after a short unexpected illness.

George was born in Burlington, VT, on November 12, 1934, the son of the late Paul C. Shortsleeve Sr. and Alice M. Allen. He attended Christ the King Catholic School in Rutland. He was a long-time employee of Vermont Marble in Center Rutland.

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Betty Webster, 74, formerly of Shoreham

RUTLAND — Betty Jean Webster, 74, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in her home.

She was born Sept. 28, 1944 in Middlebury, Vt., the daughter of David Platt Webster and Iona G. Austin Webster. They lived on the Webster farm in Shoreham, Vt. Betty graduated from Shoreham High School in 1963.

She then moved to Massachusetts and shared her love of cooking by having her own catering business. In the 1990s she moved back to Shoreham and the Webster Farm and enjoyed gardening and still shared with her friends all kinds of cooking.

James Greene, 75, Middlebury

MIDDLBUERY — James Roland Greene, 75, of Middlebury, Vt., passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.

Jimmy was born in Bristol on Nov. 23, 1943, and was the eldest of four sons to James H. Greene and Arlene (Newton) Greene.

He attended the Austine School For The Deaf in Brattleboro Vt., and graduated in 1961. Shortly after, Jimmy began working for Middlebury College making many dear friends along the way. He retired from Middlebury College after almost 40 years of employment.

Clifford Wildey, 87, Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Clifford Wilson Wildey of Middlebury was called home on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, with his wife of 65 years and two of his daughters by his side. He was 87 years old.

A big man with an even bigger heart, Cliff was a Sergeant in the Army’s 43rd infantry division, field artillery Battery B of the 192nd Battalion during the Korean War. After his time in the service, he returned to Cos Cob, Conn., where he met the love of his life, Lily A. Geoghegan of Stamford, Conn. They were married on June 6, 1953.

Mary VanWyck Patch

SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. — Mary VanWyck Patch, 93, passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at South Bay Hospital in Sun City Center, Fla.

She was born in Wilmington, Vt., in Oct. 1925, spending her youth there and  graduating from Wilmington High. She also graduated from Bates College in Maine and later earned a Masters from Penn State University.

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Vincent B. (John) Manning

LAKE WORTH, Fla. — Vincent B. (John) Manning, 82, of Lake Worth, Fla., passed away peacefully on  Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, with family by his side.

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Wallace G. Crowe Jr.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Wallace G. Crowe Jr., 79, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville, Ky., with his wife and two sons at his side.

He spent many summers on Lake Dunmore at a family camp with his sons and first wife, Christine (Sugermeyer) Crowe, who predeceased him in 1997. He was a graduate of Flaget High School in Louisville, Kentucky Wesleyan College and former member of the North Oldham Lions Club, where he was active in supporting the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation.

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Clifford Wilson Wildey

MIDDLEBURY — Clifford Wilson Wildey of Middlebury was called home on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, with his wife of 65 years and two of his daughters by his side. He was 87 years old.

A big man with an even bigger heart, Cliff was a Sergeant in the Army’s 43rd infantry division, field artillery Battery B of the 192nd Battalion during the Korean War. After his time in the service, he returned to Cos Cob, Conn., where he met the love of his life, Lily A. Geoghegan of Stamford, Conn. They were married on June 6, 1953.

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David Rowe

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — David Rowe, 86, a diplomat, an educator, an entrepreneur, and a beloved friend to many, died peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Hendersonville, N.C. David, born on June 30, 1932, was the son of Gertrude Boyd Williams Rowe and Sumner Conrad Rowe. He is survived by his older brother, Peter, who lives in Florence, Mass.

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Casey “CJ” “CASE” James Poquette

VERGENNES — Casey Poquette, 25, died unexpectedly on Oct. 26, 2018. He was born on Sept. 12, 1993, to Angela (Gebo) Patnode and Randy Poquette.

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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).

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