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Obituaries

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DERWIN STEVENS

CORNWALL — Derwin H. Stevens, 78, died Oct. 21, 2013, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington after a brief illness. Born in Cambridge, Mass., he lived in Cornwall, Vt., for the past 13 years. He and his wife moved there after living and working in the mid-Hudson Valley of New York for over 30 years.

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LUCIEN C. FARNSWORTH

BRISTOL — Lucien C. Farnsworth, 83, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Helen Porter Nursing Home ARCH Memory Care Unit in Middlebury.

He was born Oct. 1, 1930, in Shoreham, the son of Francis and Ella Wilkins Farnsworth.

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MARIE HOOKER

LEICESTER —Marie Elizabeth Hooker, 87, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Middlebury on Nov. 25, 1925. She was the daughter of David and Mary (Munson) Highter. She began her education in a one-room schoolhouse on 3 Mile Bridge Road in Middlebury. Her family moved to Brandon where she continued her education in Forest Dale Elementary School and graduated from Brandon High School, class of 1943.

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MARILYN "SISSY" LAROSE

ADDISON — Marilyn “Sissy” LaRose, 61, passed away on October 17, 2013. Marilyn was born on Nov. 1, 1951, to Wayne and Dorothy (Murray) LaRose. She was raised in Bristol and lived in Addison at the time of her death.

She is survived by her brothers, Ralph, Donald and Ken; and her sister, Lola Callicoat.

Family and friends were the joy and love of Marilyn’s life. Words that will always remind you of Marilyn are smiles, puzzles, beads, kittens, baby dolls, Santa, balloons and Hey You!

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DR. VIRGINIA LARRABEE

SHOREHAM — Dr. Virginia S. Larrabee died peacefully Oct. 20, 2013.

She was born Nov. 21, 1923, to Clara (Anderson) and Edwin Homer Stewart. Her childhood was spent in Minnesota, Ohio, and New Jersey. The family moved to Vermont in 1944. After graduating from Wellesley College in 1945, she married Wesley C. Larrabee of Shoreham on May 4, 1947. They had four daughters and operated a dairy farm and apple orchard, which was known as Larrabee’s Point Orchard.

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JOHN READ

BRANDON — John Arnold Read, age 93, died peacefully at his home on Oct. 18, 2013.

Mr. Read was born in Newark, N.J., on July 25, 1920. He was the son of James P. and Julia (Dewitt) Read. He was graduated from Montclair (N.J.) High School. He earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa, class of 1942, where he belonged to Sigma Chi fraternity.

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JOHN SAVALLI

ADDISON — John C. Savalli Jr., 65, of Addison died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.

A memorial mass will be celebrated on Friday, Oct. 25, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Middlebury with the Rev. William Beaudin as celebrant.

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

FRANK W. SMITH

EAST DOVER — Frank W. Smith, 97, a resident of Locust Heights, East Dover, Vt., passed on Monday Oct. 14, 2013, at his home. Frank was born in New Haven, Conn., on Sept. 10, 1916. He was a World War II Army veteran serving with the 10th Mountain Division in Italy. In his earlier years while living in Connecticut, he worked at Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky.

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JEANNETTE “FRENCHIE” EZZO

WEST RUTLAND — Jeannette Marie “Frenchie” Ezzo, 79, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at her home in West Rutland.

She was born in St. Pie, Quebec, Canada, on Jan. 6, 1934. She was the daughter of Ofter and Rosanna (Therrien) Desautel.

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ALBERT GRIFFIN

SUDBURY — Albert Calvin Griffin, 43, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at his home in Sudbury.

He was born in Middlebury on Sept. 18, 1970. He was the son of Calvin and Mary (Koktowski) Griffin. He grew up in Sudbury and received his early education in Sudbury and Brandon schools. He graduated from Otter Valley Union High School, class of 1988.

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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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