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John Birchard, 81, graveside service

SHOREHAM — The graveside committal service and burial, with military honors, for veteran broadcaster and writer John Birchard, age 81, who died August 22, 2017, will be held on Thursday, June 28, at 11 a.m., at the East Shoreham Cemetery, Shoreham, Vermont.

A reception will follow the ceremony, at The Middlebury Inn, from noon until 2 p.m.

Robert Duclos celebration of life

MIDDLEBURY — Family and friends are invited to a celebration of the life of Robert J. Duclos (1929-2018), on Sunday, June 24, from 2-4 p.m. at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury.◊

Albert Lunna celebration of life

BRISTOL — Al Lunna’s life will be celebrated on Saturday, June 23, with calling hours from 9 a.m.-noon at Brown McClay Funeral Home, Bristol. A memorial service at the New Haven Congregational Church on the Green will follow at 2 p.m. Internment in the Greenwood Cemetery, Bristol, and a reception following at the NHCC Fellowship Hall.

Treverton 'Ted' Ketcham, 93, Whiting

WHITING — Treverton “Ted” D. Ketcham, 93, died Tuesday morning June 19, 2018, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.  He was born August 13, 1924, in Sudbury, the son of Dighton and Gladys (Johnson) Ketcham.

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Beryl Wiley Saunders, 89, Bristol

BRISTOL — Beryl Wiley Saunders of Bristol, Vt., age 89, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 15, 2018, at The Arbors at Shelburne in Shelburne, Vt.,

She was born on January 4, 1929 in Ipswich, Mass., to Elmer A. and Ruby (Patterson) Wiley. She graduated from Ipswich High School and married William Elwell Saunders in 1948. They soon moved to Vermont and purchased a farm in New Haven, where they lived for many years. They later resided in Bristol.

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Robert J. Duclos memorial Service

MIDDLEBURY —To celebrate the life of Robert J. Duclos (1929-2018), a gathering will be held on Sunday, June 24, from 2-4 p.m. at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury.◊

Thomas A. Moser

MIDDLEBURY — Tom Moser, aged 91, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018, at home in Middlebury, with Ginny, his wife of 61 years, and his five adult children by his side. The cause of death was metastasized bladder cancer.

Tom was born in Portland, Ore., in 1927 and at the age of nine — in the midst of the Great Depression — moved with his family to Hyattsville, Md., where his father had found work at the Government Printing Office.

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Maureen Ayers

VERGENNES — Maureen Ayers passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord on June 11, 2018, at the age of 75, surrounded by her loving family. Maureen was from Mechanic Falls, Maine, born to parents Frederick and Kathleen Maher.

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Persis Dunning Rowe

MIDDLEBURY — Persis Dunning Rowe, 91, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Porter Medical Center, less than 24 hours after suffering a stroke.

Persis was born in Rutland, Vt., on March 9, 1927, the daughter of Walter Scott and Lizzie (Laird) Dunning. She graduated from Rutland High School in 1945.

She was married to the love of her life, the Rev. Gerald M. Rowe, for 67 years — 1947 until his death in 2014.

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Francis S. "Sully" Rice

RUTLAND — Francis S. “Sully” Rice, 85, died peacefully, June 8, 2018, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 31, 1932, in Rutland, son of Frank L. and Carmeline S. (Pietrodangelo) Rice. Sully attended Christ the King School, and was a 1950 graduate of Mount St. Joseph Academy. He was a U.S. Air Force, Korean War veteran.

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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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