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Obituaries

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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
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William Muzzy

SHELBURNE— William “Bill” Muzzy died peacefully at Respite House in Colchester, Vt., on June 2, 2018, due to congestive heart failure. He was 81. Present at the time of death were his wife of 59 years, Ramona “Mona” Muzzy and his youngest son Raymond Muzzy.

Bill was born August 9, 1936, in Middlebury, Vt. to his parents George F. Muzzy and Flora (Perkins) Muzzy. He graduated from Edmunds High School in 1955 and worked at Brewer Brothers Motors until 1965 when he went to work for IBM in Essex Junction, Vt., as a machinist and tool-maker.

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Nancy B. Lambeth

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Nancy B. Lambeth, 92, formerly of Mechanicsburg, Pa., passed away on Monday, May 28, 2018, at the Gardens at Blue Ridge, Harrisburg.

Born on October 24, 1925, in Burlington, Vt., she was the daughter of the late Myrle and Irene (White) Brown and she was the widow of Austin Lambeth, who passed away in 2008.

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Gertrude Jackson

MIDDLEBURY — Gertrude (Birchard) Jackson, born February 19, 1926 in Shoreham, Vt., to Harry and Emma (Jones) Birchard, died peacefully at Helen Porter Health and Rehabilitation on June 3, 2018, with family present. She was 92.

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Larry Kenneth Gile

BRISTOL — Larry Kenneth Gile, 73, died peacefully Sunday, June 3, 2018, at Helen Porter Health Hospice and Rehabilitation services with his family by his side after a five year battle with COPD. He was born in Burlington, Vt., the eldest son of the late Homer and Virginia (Phelps) Gile, October 12, 1944.  He was raised in Richmond, Vt., with his three brothers and graduated from Richmond High School in 1964.

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Claudia Louise DeMers

NEW HAVEN — Claudia Louise DeMers, age 76, died Friday, June 1, 2018, at her home in New Haven.

Mrs. DeMers was born in Torrington, Conn., on August 14, 1941. She was the daughter of Winston and Lila (Tanner) Browne. She grew up in Torrington, where she received her early education.

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Sally Bruch

MIDDLEBURY — Sally Bruch, 87, of Middlebury, Vt., passed quietly the afternoon of April 21, 2018.

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Robert Bergesen memorial service

MIDDLEBURY — A memorial service for Robert Bergesen, who died on April 15, 2018, at age 80, will be held this Saturday, June 9, 1 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Church in downtown Middlebury.

Kathleen Ann Altobell

MIDDLEBURY — Kathleen Ann Altobell, age 83, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Helen Porter Health and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

Mrs. Altobell was born in West Rutland on January 3, 1935. She was the daughter of Francis and Margaret (Powers) Mumford. She grew up in West Rutland where she received her early education. She graduated from West Rutland High School, class of 1953. She afterwards attended Radiology School in Glens Falls, N.Y. She worked as an x-ray technician in Glens Falls Hospital and later at Rutland Hospital.

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Mark Powers Alford

EAST MIDDLEBURY — Mark Powers Alford, 72, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on May 26, 2018, following a battle with cancer. Mark was born on July 10, 1945 in Southampton, N.Y., the son of Frank and Mary Alford. He graduated from Southampton High School, class of 1963 and went on to study marine engineering at Maine Maritime Academy, class of 1967.

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Loren R. “Dick” Nadeau

BRIDPORT — Loren R. “Dick” Nadeau, 81, died Wednesday evening, May 23, 2018, at Porter Medical Center after a few hours from a cancer treatment.

He was born May 25, 1936, in Bridport, the son of Gordon and Blanche (Tatro) Nadeau.

Dick attended local schools in Bridport and was a graduate of Middlebury High School class of 1954.

He worked as a caretaker at the home of Bob and Polly Maguire of Shoreham for over 50 years.

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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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