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Obituaries

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MICHAEL MCGURIE

SHOREHAM — Michael Joseph McGurie, Jr., 72, passed away Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at his home in Shoreham.

Mr. McGuire was born in Queens, N.Y. on Nov. 24, 1944. He was the son of Michael and Lissette (Shenfield) McGuire, Sr. He grew up in Queens, where he received his early education. He worked in the Hell’s Kitchen section of Manhattan of New York City as a heavy truck mechanic.

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LEONARD ERICKSON

MENDON — Leonard R. Erickson, 77, passed away March 3, 2017 at his home.

He was born in Duluth, Minn., May 10, 1939, the son of Emanuel and Esther (Rose) Erickson.

Leonard was employed at Polymers Inc. in East Middlebury for 33 years, retiring in 1999.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia (Darrah) Erickson of Mendon; a son, Timothy Erickson of Mariah, N.Y.; a daughter, Sandra Shuman of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two half-sisters, Barbara Thiery and Marion Greco both of Duluth, Minn.; seven grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

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MAURICE DESAUTELS

MIDDLEBURY — Maurice V. Desautels, 84, passed away Feb. 28, 2017, at University of Vermont Medical Center. He was born May 14, 1932 in Middlebury, Vt., the son of Henry and Justine Desautels.

Maurice, a dairy farmer, lived in Middlebury his entire life. He was an active member of the Lions Club, as well as the Knights of Columbus.

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CYNTHIA PROUTY

MIDDLEBURY — Cynthia Ann (Bercume) Prouty, until recently a lifelong resident of Spencer, Mass., passed away on Feb. 25, 2017 following a battle with cancer; she was 67 years old. She is survived by her son, Samuel Prouty and his wife Melissa Kobelin of Weybridge, and two grandchildren, Meredith and Miles Prouty. She also leaves behind several siblings and nieces and nephews.

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DAVID S. PERHAM

MIDDLEBURY — David S. Perham passed away peacefully at home in Middlebury on February 17, 2017, following a two-year struggle with heart disease, liver issues and rheumatoid arthritis. Born in Montclair, N.J., on January 16, 1936, Dave was the son of Dr. Bertram and Helen (Porter) Perham.

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CLAUDE LABERGE

COTTAGE GROVE, Tenn. / VERGENNES, Vt. — Claude J. LaBerge, 71, formerly of Vergennes, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 in Addison.

He was born July 10, 1945 in Burlington, the son of Lionel and Edith (Bass) LaBerge.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time with his family.

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KATHRYN GOBBI

VALPARAISO, Fla. — Kathryn Jean Gobbi, 86, formerly of Vergennes, Vt. passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at home while surrounded by her family. She was born Aug. 3, 1930 in Burlington, Vt. and graduated from Vergennes Union High School and Burlington Business College. She married Remo J. Gobbi on Feb. 4, 1952 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Vergennes. They were married 60 years.

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PAUL CHATARY

MIDDLEBURY — Paul Chatary, 87, passed away peacefully on Feb. 23, 2017 at Helen Porter Health & Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Phoenixville, Pa. on July 7, 1929. He married Helen Peschko on Dec. 22, 1950, while on a GI leave. They had two daughters, Tricia Chatary (Vt.) and Jan Chavez (N.J.), who survive him.

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EMELINE LAROSE

VERGENNES — On Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 Emeline Mammie LaRose passed away peacefully at The University of Vermont Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family.

Emeline was born Oct. 14, 1954 in Burlington, Vt. to father Olin LaRose and mother Erma Mae Stokes Humiston who both pre-deceased her. She grew up in Vergennes where she spent most of her life.

ANNE MARIE HASKINS

COOS BAY, Ore. — A celebration of life for Anne Marie Haskins, 53, of Coos Bay, formerly of Powers, will be announced at a later date. Private cremation rites were held at Ocean View Memory Gardens in Coos Bay.

Anne was born August 24, 1963, in Burlington, Vt., to Joseph Leonard Haskins and Elaine Joyce (Clark) Haskins. She received her angel wings and much needed peace February 14, 2017, in Myrtle Point.

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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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