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DONNA PALMER

LEICESTER — Donna M. Palmer, 69, of Leicester died Monday, March 25, 2013, at the Rutland Region Medical Center.

A complete obituary and funeral service notice will be published in a future edition of the Addison Independent.

EDITH PIGOT

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Edith S. (Lane) Pigot, 101, of Santa Rosa died Feb. 26, 2013.

In the 1950s she and her family operated guesthouses: Holiday Hill in Salisbury, Vt., and The Open Hearth in Cornwall, Vt.

Born in New York City, she was raised in Brattleboro in her younger years until her father’s work transferred the family back and forth across the country, finally settling back in New York City.

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ALBERT SAVAGE

ORWELL — Albert Savage, 82, a longtime resident of Orwell, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, March 24, 2013, at Shard Villa in Salisbury with his wife by his side.

He was born May 22, 1930, in White River Junction, the son of George and Laura (Woodward) Savage.

Mr. Savage graduated from the Hartford High School in 1948.

He married Janet Gray on Oct. 19, 1952.

For several years he was a dairy farmer in White River prior to relocating to Orwell in 1971 where he continued farming. The farm continues to be operated by his son Allen.

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THOMAS STASZ

WEYBRIDGE — Thomas E. Stasz, 63, of Weybridge died Saturday, March 16, at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York after a long, heroic battle with myelofibrosis. His family and friends surrounded him at his bedside as snow fell in Central Park.

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DAVID GALE

RUTLAND — David Gale, 88, of Rutland, died March 20, 2013, at Rutland Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.

David was born on Nov. 12, 1924, in Greencastle, Ind., the youngest son of Lloyd B. and Hulda M. (Thomas) Gale. He moved to Mendon as a teenager, where his family lived with his grandfather at Mendon Mountain Orchards. He graduated from Rutland High School in 1942.

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TRACEY SUMNER

MONKTON — Tracey Francis Sumner, 87, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at his home in Monkton.

He was born March 19, 1926, in Bristol, the son of Berley and Anna Hallock Sumner.

He worked for many years at Lathrop Lumber Mill in Bristol. His family says he enjoyed walking around Bristol until he moved to Monkton where he lived with his son and family until his death.

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JEAN FOOTE

CORNWALL — Jean Lane Foote, 85, of Cornwall died March 23, 2013, at the Addison Respite Care Home (ARCH) in Middlebury.

She was born on Feb. 22, 1928, the only child of Earl and Grace Lane. She graduated from Middlebury High School and earned her RN at Rutland Hospital. As a registered nurse, she worked at Porter Hospital until she started her family.

In 1949, she married Winfield E. Foote Jr., who predeceased her in 1977.

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OLIVE CASE

BRISTOL — Olive H. Case, 88, of Bristol passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Vergennes.

She was born Oct. 7, 1924, in Bristol, the daughter of Alic and Frances (Grant) Hammond.

She attended the one-room Bristol Flats schoolhouse and Bristol High School where she graduated in 1942. On June 15, 1945, she married Warren Case of Middlebury, and they worked together at various businesses for 49 years.

She was predeceased by her husband, Warren Case, on July 6, 1994.

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MABLE CYR

MIDDLEBURY — Mable M. Cyr, 91, died Friday, March 15, 2013, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

Born Sept. 19, 1921, in Willsboro, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Howard and Flora (Lambert) Thorpe. At age 3, she moved with her family to Vermont where she lived the rest of her life.

She was a graduate of Vergennes High School, class of 1940.

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ROBERT SORRELL

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Robert H. Sorrell, 79, of Allentown died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Margaret Sorrell. They celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary on July 25, 2012.

Born in Vergennes, Vt., he was a son of the late Harold and Catherine (Casey) Sorrell. He was a construction worker for R.L. Reppert in Allentown for 25 years. He served his country during the Korean War on the aircraft carrier USS Boxer. His relatives say he loved spending time with his family and enjoyed all types of music.

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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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