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Obituaries

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PAUL LANGLOIS

BURLINGTON — Paul Y. Langlois, 75, died Sept. 24, 2013, at Starr Farm Nursing Home in Burlington.

He attended Catholic school and high school. He worked at Brush Motors and Weyerhaeuser in Hancock.

He attended St. Mary’s Church while living in Middlebury.

He was married to Eva Evans for 30 years.

Surviving are his son, Paul Jr.; sisters Helen Miller of Rutland and Claire Bishop of Morristown, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.

CARL PEABODY

EAST MIDDLEBURY — Carl A. Peabody of East Middlebury died of complications from a stroke in the ARCH room at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center during the early morning hours of Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. At his request, there will be no service at the current time.

A full obituary will appear in a future edition of the Independent.

ELIZABETH “BETTY” SHEDD

BRANDON — Elizabeth Benson (Congdon) “Betty” Shedd, 90, of Brandon died peacefully at Shard Villa in Salisbury on Oct. 10, 2013.

She was born in Rutland on Dec. 28, 1922, the daughter of Fred W. and Mabel (Keyes) Congdon of Clarendon. She was raised on a farm on West Creek Road and had a lifelong love of animals, especially dogs and horses. She was a graduate of Rutland High School, class of 1942.

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CHARLES TAYLOR

MONKTON — Charles F. Taylor passed away on Sept. 1, 2013, at his summer home in Monkton, Vermont. Born on July 2, 1930, in Brockton, Mass., he attended Stetson High School and received an engineering degree from the University of Massachusetts and a doctorate from Stanford University. His professional career began in his 20s as a member of a U.S. government “space race” think tank, with subsequent employment in the aerospace industry, and later as a medical technology company founder and a tenured professor of electrical engineering at the University of Vermont.

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RICHARD "DICK" BATES

GROVELAND, Mass. — Richard Kerwin “Dick” Bates, 91, of Groveland, Mass., a longtime resident of North Andover, Mass., and Cornwall, Vt., died on Sept. 16, 2013 of natural causes.

He was born in New Haven, Conn., on April 27, 1922, son of Carl and Anne (Hutchison) Bates, and was raised in West Haven with his brother, Ed, and sister, Betty. His relatives say through family hardships, he developed a strong sense of self-reliance, a positive, grateful attitude and genuine care for others for which he was known his whole life.

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COLEEN F. BECK

MIDDLEBURY — Coleen Fitzsimmons Beck, 63, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at her home in Middlebury.

She was born June 14, 1950, in Rutland, Vt., the daughter of the late Robert and Patricia (Wallett) Fitzsimmons.

Coleen was a graduate of Rice Memorial High School, class of 1968, and the University of Vermont in 1972.

She married William Beck in Middlebury in June of 1982. 

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MARVIN PAYNE

BRIDPORT — Marvin Ernest “Marv” Payne, 75, of Bridport died Tuesday evening, Sept. 24, 2013, in Billings, Mont., after a brief illness with his loving children at his side.

He was born May 29, 1938, in Middlebury, the son of the late John Aldis Payne and Marian (Shaw) Payne. 

He attended Middlebury High School, joined the United States Army in 1956, served in Germany and returned to Middlebury in 1959.

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GILLES P. ROY

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Gilles P. Roy, 72, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.

Born Jean Paul Gilles Roy on April 12, 1941, in St-Philemon, Quebec, Canada, Gilles left his native Canada and eventually settled in Charlotte County over 20 years ago. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a retired private commercial truck owner and operator.

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BRYAN-ST. JOHN SCHOFIELD

BRIDPORT — Bryan-St. John Schofield, 61, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center after a brief illness.

He was born Jan. 5, 1952, in Minneapolis, Minn., the son of William and Geraldine (Bryan) Schofield. He attended schools in Minneapolis and obtained his bachelor’s degree from Southwest Minnesota State University, then a master’s degree in theater history at the University of Connecticut. 

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MARGERY MASTERSON WYMAN

BRANDON — Margery Masterson Wyman, age 92, died peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 29, within the circle of her five daughters. She was born Margery Louise Bent, June 3, 1921, in Lincoln, Vermont. A sixth-generation Vermonter, she was the daughter of Morton Bent and Louise Kelton Bent. Some of her fondest childhood memories were of the years she spent in South Lincoln, at the home of her grandparents Adelaide and Lewis Kelton.

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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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