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HELEN BURLOCK

VERGENNES — Helen J. Burlock, 86, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury.

She was born March 17, 1930, in Berlin, the daughter of Guy and Jennie (Locke) Houghton. She graduated from Dow Academy (Franconia, N.H.) in 1948. In 1950 she married Merlin Burlock in Bethlehem, N.H.

She was a member of the Vergennes United Methodist Church for over 50 years. She enjoyed going to high school and grade school activities and enjoyed road trips.

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ELLEN GIBLIN

MIDDLEBURY — Ellen Smith Giblin, 77, educator, active volunteer and faithful Episcopalian, died peacefully in Burlington March 24. Daughter of the Rev. Charles W.F. Smith and Ivy Watkins Smith, Ellen was born in Exeter, N.H. She was a lifelong learner, most recently becoming a Certified Extension Master Gardener through UVM.

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ARTHUR GREGOIRE

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — Arthur E. Gregoire Jr., 83, of Zephyrhills, Fla., died on March 23, 2016. He was born in Shoreham, Vt., the son of Arthur and Edith (Maheu) Gregoire, on July 6, 1932.

He lived most of his life in Ivoryton, Conn., retiring to Waltham, Maine. In 2009 he moved to Florida year round.

JUTTA GUAY

MIDDLEBURY — Jutta G. Guay, 89, died Saturday morning March 12, 2016, after a long illness.

Jutta was born March 1, 1927, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Joseph M. and Gertrude (Heinz) Wettenmann.

She was a graduate of Plattsburgh High School, class of 1945, and attended the University of Southern California.

Jutta and Paul E. Guay married on Aug. 17, 1957.

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LAURA ‘COOGIE’ BAKER

LAS VEGAS — Laura Lee “Coogie” Baker, 58, passed away Sunday, March 13, from complications of being a paraplegic from a 1979 auto accident, in Las Vegas.

She was born in Middlebury, Vt. on July 5, 1957, the daughter of Bill and Leona (French) Robinson. A 1975 graduate of Mount Abraham Union High School, she was married in 1983 in Lincoln, Vt. She worked at the Sugar House Restaurant and Sugar Shack.

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BYRON MCDONALD

SEAL BEACH, Calif. — Byron Aloysius McDonald, born Oct. 30, 1920, passed away while in Hospice care in his home in Seal Beach, on Feb.1, 2016.

Born to parents James Hickman and Theresa (Pittmann) and raised in Pueblo, Colo., Byron, or “Mac” as he was nicknamed, attended Pueblo Central High and the University Colorado at Boulder. Just as the U.S. entered WWII, he was an engineering student enrolled in Civilian Pilot Training, and began his war work at the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics in Washington, D.C.

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WILLIAM STEADMAN

VERGENNES — William L. Steadman Jr.? of Vergennes passed away, after a brief illness, on Friday, March 18, 2016, at Porter Medical center. William (Bill) was born on March 29, 1934, in Bristol. He was 81 years old. He attended Bristol High School and graduated from UVM.  He received a master’s degree in Business Administration from Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. 

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DAVID SUGER

ARVADA, Colo. — David Harrison Suger, 54, of Arvada, Colo., died Wednesday, March 16, 2016, after an illness.

Dave was a 1985 graduate of Middlebury College and earned a master’s degree from Bread Loaf School of English in 1992. He was born in Ardmore, Pa., on Aug. 28, 1961, the third of four children of Richard and Susan (Powers) Suger. Dave attended Chatham Township High School in New Jersey, excelling academically and athletically.

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ELEANOR YOUNG

MIDDLEBURY — Eleanor H. Young (Ellie) died surrounded by her devoted family at Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center on Friday, March 18, 2016.

She was born on Sept. 19, 1923, in Ticonderoga, N.Y., the daughter of Bradford and Hazel (Sellingham) Catlin.

She attended school in Ticonderoga, where she liked to play soccer. She graduated in the class of 1942. This is where she met and married the love her life, Ronnie Holmes.

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GERALD RHEAUME SR.

STARKSBORO — Gerald R. Rheaume Sr., 86, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 17, 2016, at home surrounded by his family.

He was born May 25, 1929, in Weybridge to Alfred Aime and Irene Gertrude (Desrocher) Rheaume.

He joined the Army April 10, 1955, where he met his wife, Ethel Louise Sederburg. They married May 5, 1956, in Kenmore, N.Y. After marriage, Gerald and Louise moved back to Vermont where they had two children and raised their family in Starksboro.

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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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