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Obituaries

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HILA J. GIARD

BRIDPORT/BRISTOL — Hila Jeannette (Huestis) Giard, 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury, surrounded by her loving family.

Hila was born on Aug. 22, 1926, in Bridport, daughter of Charles and Eula (Carpenter) Huestis.

Hila was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking. In recent years, Hila enjoyed attending Project Independence in Middlebury and was very interested in the programs, especially the games.

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PAMELA BAILEY

BRANDON — Pamela Sue Bailey, 56, of Brandon died on Thursday evening, April 18, 2013, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. A full obituary and services notice will be published in a later edition of the Independent.

THOMAS BRUTKOSKI

 

BRANDON — Thomas Joseph Brutkoski, 66, of Brandon died early Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Proctor on Oct. 27, 1946. He was the son of Herman and Mary (Kamuda) Brutkoski. He received his early education in local Brandon schools and attended Otter Valley Union High School. His family says he enjoyed reading and doing puzzles and loved NASCAR, going camping and partying with family and friends.

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JOYCE HAGGARTY

EAST MIDDLEBURY — Joyce Bean Haggarty died peacefully in her home on April 17, 2013, with her cherished family at her side. Joyce was born Aug. 4, 1929, in Hartford, Conn. In 1947 she married her husband of 57 years, Francis Scranton Haggarty. They moved to East Barnard in 1950 and then to Orwell in 1959 where she worked side-by-side with Francis on a registered Holstein dairy farm.

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HELEN MACK

WEST ADDISON — A graveside service for Helen Barbara Mack, 86, who died Nov. 20, 2012, will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Lake View Cemetery in West Addison. A gathering will follow at the West Addison Methodist Community Center.

W. BRADFORD PATTERSON, MD

SHELBURNE — W. Bradford “Brad” Patterson, MD, 91, died peacefully at his residence in Wake Robin, Shelburne, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

He was born on June 25, 1921, in New Rochelle, N.Y., to Arthur H. and Gertrude H. Patterson. He grew up in West Hartford, Conn., and graduated from Harvard College in 1943. He married Helen Ross of Middlebury, a student at Radcliffe College. He then served two years as a Navy lieutenant PG on a PT boat.

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JOAN THOMSON

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Joan T. Thomson, 86, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at the Masonic Home, St. Petersburg, Fla., following a period of failing health.

Born in Vergennes, Vt., Dec. 10, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Fletcher and Lillian (Stone) Taylor.

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HEIDI BROUSSEAU

ADDISON — Heidi Della Brousseau passed away unexpectedly as a result of a single-car accident in Addison on Wednesday, April 3, 2013.

She was born in Middlebury, on Dec. 10, 1958, to Robert C. Brousseau and Joyce (Jones) Brousseau.

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ANN HENNESSEY

MIDDLEBURY — Ann Klinger Hennessey, who died March 1, 2013, at her home in Middlebury at the age of 79, will be remembered in a memorial service on Saturday, April 27.

The celebration of her life in music and verse will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society with Barnaby Feder as minister. The society is located in Middlebury off Charles Avenue at Duane Court.

SHIRLEY KARNES

MIDDLEBURY — Shirley Ruth Richmond Karnes passed away peacefully at her home in Middlebury on Sunday morning, April 14.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Robert and Anna (Schonzeit) Richmond, as a young woman she studied voice and sang in recitals as a mezzosoprano with dreams of becoming a professional singer. Opera was her great love and she attended performances at the old and new Metropolitan Opera houses, later instilling a love of classical music in her children and grandchildren.

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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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