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Paul Douglas Farr, 86, of Bristol

BRISTOL — Paul Douglas Farr, 86, passed away surrounded by his loving family at the Helen Porter Healthcare Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury on Dec. 29, 2018.

He was born on March 24, 1932 in Lincoln, the second son of Harvey and Pauline Farr.

He graduated from Bristol High School in 1950, where he was a member of the basketball and baseball teams. He was also president of the Future Farmers of America.

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Audrey Thompson

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Audrey Thompson, 79, died on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 in Albuquerque, N.M. She was a Starksboro native with family and friends there.

Samuel Jesse Spencer

BURLINGTON — Samuel Jesse Spencer, 66, died on Dec. 17, 2018 at the UVM Medical Center of pancreatic cancer. Sam was born in Danville, Ill., on April 4, 1952. Sam was the last of four children born to Dr. Malcolm C. Spencer and Mary Evans Spencer.

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Darlene Watts Simmons

LINCOLN – Darlene Watts Simmons died peacefully in her sleep on Dec. 20, 2018. Darlene was born on Oct. 10, 1931, in Rockland, Maine to Harold Simon Watts and Gretchen Thelma Gordon.

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Frank Peryea

BRISTOL — Frank Peryea, 82, a long-time Bristol resident, passed away the morning of Dec. 21, 2018. He was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., on February 6, 1936.

Frank lived a long and full life, leaving his wife Charlene (Prime) Peryea of 58 years of marriage. He also leaves behind four children whom he loved dearly. Children include Arthur Peryea, Colleen French, Laura and Roger Brace and Lisa Peryea. Along with his children, he had two grandchildren Michael and Tierney.

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Marjorie Cornelia Patterson

MIDDLEBURY — Marjorie Cornelia Patterson, 92, died Saturday afternoon, Dec. 22, 2018, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

She was born Dec. 30, 1925. in Salisbury, the daughter of Willard and Lucy (Ladd) Morse.

Marjorie married Franklin Patterson Dec. 24, 1943, in Cornwall.

She attended local schools in Salisbury and worked for Middlebury College in the custodial department, retiring after 30 years of service.

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August S. Jerger

FERRISBURGH — August S. Jerger, 88, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at his home in Ferrisburgh, with his family by his side.

He was born March 25, 1930 in Ferrisburgh, the son of August and Berta (Schauble) Jerger.

August enlisted with the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged.

He was a lifelong farmer, who loved his cattle and was a steward of the land. For many years he drove tractor-trailers for Bouyea-Fassetts.

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Sandra O. (Foote) Guyette,

WALTHAM/VERGENNES — Sandra O. (Foote) Guyette, 75, died peacefully on Dec. 21, 2018, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury, surrounded by her family. Sandra was born on January 13, 1943, in Plymouth, N.H., the daughter of Clyde and Ida (Fortier) Foote. On April 6, 1961, she married V. Roland Guyette and they made their home in Woodsville, N.H. In 1967, they moved to Vergennes, where they raised their four children.

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Augusta “Ginger” B. Stearns

MORIAH, N.Y. — Augusta “Ginger” B. Stearns, 81, died Sunday morning, Dec. 16, 2018, at Elizabethtown hospital in Elizabethtown, N.Y., in the loving arms of her grandson with her daughter and granddaughter by her side after a short illness.

She was born Aug. 12, 1937, in Middlebury, Vt., the daughter of Kenneth H. Bannister and Augusta (Palmer) Bannister.

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John Coburn Pierce

NORTH FERRISBURGH — John Coburn Pierce, 84, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at his home in North Ferrisburgh after a short illness.

He was born May 18, 1934, in Hinesburg, Vt., the son of W. Harrison Pierce and Sybil Green. He went to schools in Hinesburg and attended Vermont Technical College. He was the state FFA Vice President in 1953 and served in the Army for two years during the Korean War.

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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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