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ROBERT "BOB" BRUCE

BRANDON — Robert “Bob” Bruce, age 73, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at his home in Brandon.

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SHIRLEY CHAPMAN

RIPTON — Shirley O. Chapman, 77, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

She was born May 4, 1936, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., the daughter of Rex and Vera Manning Barrows.

She worked as a secretary for Addison County Community Action in Middlebury and retired in 1999. Her hobbies were playing bingo, fishing, listening to country music and feeding humming birds.

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JOHN HENRY CLAGETT

MIDDLEBURY — The Clagett family announces the death of Lt. Cmdr. John Henry Clagett, 97, on Nov. 5, 2013.

He was born April 6, 1916, to William Argo and Sena Ballard Clagett in Bowling Green, Ky., where he spent his childhood.

After college, he attended and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1940.

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WILLIAM F. COLE

RIPTON — William F. Cole, 77, of Ripton died on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Porter Hospital following a long illness. 

He was born on Jan. 26, 1936, in Middlebury, the son of the late Francis and Pauline (Preston) Cole. He was a 1953 graduate of Middlebury High School and a veteran of the Korean War as an airman in the United States Air Force. He worked for many years as a production worker at Simmonds Precision.

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STEPHANIE LYN COURSEY

HUNTINGTON— Stephanie Lyn Coursey, age 38, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at her home in Huntington.

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DAVID CYR

SHOREHAM — David Martin Cyr, 69, of Shoreham died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.

He was born in Morristown, N.J., on March 3, 1944. He was the son of Martin and Florence (Ford) Cyr. In 1945, he moved with his family to Salisbury, Vt., where he received his early education. He graduated from Middlebury High School, class of 1962.

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DONALD D. HERREN

SHOREHAM — Donald D. Herren, 83, of Shoreham, and formerly of Des Moines, Iowa, died on Nov. 8, 2013, at home under the care of his sons assisted by Addison County Home Health Care and Hospice.

He was born on Nov. 28, 1929, in Macksburg, Iowa, the only child of the late C. Dean and Anna Joyce (Cross) Herren. He is a graduate of Macksburg High School, the class of 1947. He joined the United States Marine Corps and served during the Korean War, then attended Northwest Missouri State College in Maryville, Mo., where he earned a bachelor’s degree.

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PHILLIP R. JOHNSON

NORTH FERRISBURGH — Phillip R. Johnson, 63, died after a long illness, Nov. 10, 2013, at the Vermont Respite Home in Williston.

He was born Dec. 27, 1949, in Middlebury, the son of Andrew and Evangelyn (Duncan) Johnson. He was a graduate of Bristol High School and also attended Phillips Exeter Academy and Lowell Technical College.

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GERALD W. MULLIN

NORTH FERRISBURGH — Gerald W. Mullin, 63, of North Ferrisburgh died on Nov. 11, 2013, surrounded by the love of family and longtime friends.

He was born in New Haven, Conn., on May 4, 1950, the son of Neil and Myrtle (Aste) Mullin. He married his high school sweetheart and the love of his life, Joanne (Larrow) Mullin, on Nov. 30, 1974.

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KEN NOURSE

MIDDLEBURY — Kenneth Armstrong Nourse of Middlebury, Vt., age 85, died peacefully on Nov. 10 under Hospice care at Helen Porter Nursing Home.

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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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