MIDDLEBURY — Mary C. Butterfield, 84, of Middlebury died Thursday morning, Jan. 28, 2010, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
A memorial service will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 326 College St., Middlebury, VT 05753.
She was born Nov. 30, 1925, in Newark, N.J., the daughter of the late George and Emma (Perkins) Coursey.
BRADENTON, Fla. — Harold Kelley, 83, of Bradenton died Jan. 24, 2010. He was born March 18, 1926, in East Poultney, Vt., the son of Earl and Harriet (Benedict) Kelley.
A gathering to celebrate his life is being planned. Call 802-989-7072 for details.
ORWELL — Angus Brian DeGraw, 10, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at his home in Orwell.
There will be no funeral services.
Visitation hours were held Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, at Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home in Middlebury.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Addison County Humane Society, 236 Boardman St., Middlebury, VT 05753.
Born March 31, 1999, in Burlington, he was the son of Donald P. and Susanna (Coyle) DeGraw.
SHOREHAM, Vt./STONINGTON, Conn. — William Henry “Bill” Hescock II passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 1 at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.
A public service in William’s memory was held at the Wheeler Library in North Stonington on Friday, Jan. 8.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested a donation be made in Bill’s honor to Wheeler Library to help boost the $1,000,000 campaign.
The eldest son of Gilbert H. and Maizie S. Hescock, he was born July 15, 1952, at Westerly Hospital in Westerly, R.I.
MIDDLEBURY — Herbert J. Jackson, 88, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, at Porter Hospital, Middlebury.
Friends may call Friday, Jan. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home, 117 South Main St., Middlebury. A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at Morning Sun Lodge No. 5 in Bridport, with the Rev. Tim Franklin officiating. Spring burial will take place in Bridport Central Cemetery.
MIDDLEBURY — Ronald Angus McKinnon, 63, of Middlebury, died unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 22, 2010.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 31, at 2 p.m. in Mead Chapel on the Middlebury College campus.
Contributions in memory of Ron may be made to the Ilsley Public Library (attention: Dave Clark), 75 Main Street, Middlebury, VT 05753.
MIDDLEBURY — Elizabeth Paquette Wilder, 71, died at Porter Hospital on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, following a brief illness. She was born Dec. 15, 1938, in Orwell, the daughter of Lucien and Mabel (McIntyre) Paquette. She graduated from Middlebury High School in 1956.
A memorial service was held at the Middlebury United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, with burial in the spring in Case Street Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Addison County Humane Society, 236 Boardman St., Middlebury, VT 05753, or to the Middlebury United Methodist Church.
BENSON — Loren Dennett Wooster, 91, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury, after a brief illness.
There will be no services at this time.
A graveside service will be held in the spring in Evergreen Cemetery in Cornwall.
Memorial contributions may be made to the United Church of Benson, PO Box 186, Benson, VT 05731.
He was born July 12, 1918, in Cornwall, the son of the late Guy S. and Amelia F. (Dennett) Wooster.
He was a veteran, having served with the United States Army during World War II.
BRANDON — Edward Newell “Ted” Tobey, 85, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction.
The memorial service “In Celebration of His Life” will be held Feb. 6, 2010, at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Brandon. The Rev. Margaret Fletcher, rector, will officiate.
There are no public calling hours.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Brandon Area Rescue Squad, PO Box 232, Brandon, VT 05733, or to the Rutland County Humane Society, 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.
BENNINGTON — Dorothea A. Maroney, 92, a resident of Bennington, died on Sunday morning, Jan. 10, 2010, at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington.
Private funeral services, at her request, were held. Bearers were Michael Belanger, Aubrey Leake, Jerry Wright, Greg Flewelling, John Buonantuono and Michael Joseph Briand.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter through the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201. Guestbook condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
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