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GORDY MUZZY

NORTH FERRISBURGH — George “Gordy” Muzzy of North Ferrisburgh died May 29, 2013.

He was born Dec. 26, 1951, in Ferrisburgh.

His family says he impacted the world around him with his straightforward honesty, his ability to get the job done, his knowledge, his love and friendship and above all his sense of humor.

In lieu of flowers send donations to CVOEO, 700 Exchange St., Middlebury, VT.

BARBARA WHEELOCK

MIDDLEBURY/BRISTOL — A celebration of life service for Barbara Wheelock of Middlebury, who died Jan. 28, 2013, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at Bristol Federated Church. Inurnment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Bristol.

PATRICIA BARROWS

VERGENNES — Patricia S. Barrows passed away on Nov. 19, 2012. Her children are planning a memorial service in her honor to be held on Saturday, June 1, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Vergennes.

Family, friends and neighbors are cordially invited to attend. A reception will follow in the church parish hall. ◊

DWIGHT BESSETTE JR.

PANTON — Dwight Bessette Jr. passed away at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

Dwight was born on Sept. 19, 1943, to Dwight and Alice (O’Brien) Bessette Sr. in Long Island, N.Y. He and his parents moved to the farm on 22A in Panton, Vt., around 1947. Dwight had many fond memories of working and growing up on the farm with his three brothers.

Dwight graduated from Vergennes Union High School in Vergennes in 1961.

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MARJORIE “TOOT” BUSHEY

BRISTOL — Marjorie “Toot” Bushey, 86, of Bristol died on May 27 of complications following cardiac surgery. She was the last surviving and beloved Matriarch of the Bushey and Provoncha families. She lived her vocation of Wife and Mother perfectly because she trusted God’s will for her and her family.

She was born on May 25, 1927, to Wilfred and Pearl (Dow) Provoncha. She graduated from Mary Fletcher School of Nursing in 1948 and in that same year married the man she so deeply loved, Bernard Butterfield Bushey.

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CAROLE R. COLLINS

BRISTOL — Carole R. Collins, 60, of Bristol passed peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her family on May 23, 2013, after an extended illness.

She was born on Nov. 6, 1952, in Middlebury, the daughter of the late Clayton R. and Elizabeth K. Saulters of New Haven, and the granddaughter of the late Edson A. and Grace W. Doud of New Haven.

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PHYLLIS HUMISTON

BRANDON — Phyllis Leigh Humiston, 74, of Brandon died May 25, 2013, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury.

She was born in Goshen on Aug. 20, 1938. She was the daughter of Edward and Marion (Hayes) Hayes. She grew up in Goshen where she received her early education. She was a graduate of Brandon High School, class of 1956.

She married Bernard Arthur Humiston in Orwell on Jan. 1, 1959. They made their home in Brandon. He predeceased her on March 24, 1987.

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MARIE MOYER

MIDDLEBURY — Marie S. Moyer, 87, passed away May 28, 2013, at her home in Middlebury with members of her family at her side.

Marie was born Nov. 1, 1925, in Philadelphia, the daughter of William and Marie (Schuck) Smith. She attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.

While he was on shore leave from the US Navy, she married her husband of 67 years, Walter Moyer, who predeceased her May 9, 2013. They had known each other from childhood.

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VICTOR W. QUALE

CORNWALL — Victor Wright Quale died on April 25, 2013, in the home he designed in Cornwall, Vermont. Mr. Quale was 72 years old and suffered from coronary artery disease and insulin-dependent diabetes.

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WALTER MOYER JR.

MIDDLEBURY — Walter A. Moyer Jr., 90, passed away May 9, 2013, at his home in Middlebury with members of his family at his side.

Walt was born in Philadelphia Nov. 16, 1922, the son of Walter A. Moyer Sr. and Delia (Walker) Moyer. He graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, and earned a master’s degree in chemistry from Middlebury College and a PhD in chemistry from the University of Delaware.

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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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