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RONALD H. GILBERT

Ronald H. Gilbert, 86, formerly of Middlebury

 

YORK, Pa. — Ronald H. “Ron” Gilbert, 86, died on December 12, 2017, at his home in York, PA. He was the husband of Marilyn R. (Riffle) Gilbert, to whom he was married for 63 years. Born in York on August 10, 1931, he was the son of the late Arthur Gilbert, Sr. and the late Ruth (Norris) Gilbert.

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STEPHEN BOUGOR

Stephen Bougor, 45, Middlebury native

 

SAUDI ARABIA — Stephen Bougor died unexpectedly on December 19, 2017.

He was born February 5, 1972 in Middlebury, VT, the son of Anthony J. and Tena (Conway) Bougor.

Stephen was a graduate of Middlebury Union High School class of 1990.

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ROY THOMAS TUCKER

PUTNAM STATION, N.Y. — Roy Thomas Tucker III, 43, of Putnam Station, passed away on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at his residence.

Born July 15, 1974, in Middlebury, Vt., to Roy Thomas Tucker Jr. and Alice “Chickie” (Blood) Tucker.

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LOUIS L. LEE

ORWELL — Louis L. Lee, 78, of Orwell, VT, died peacefully Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family. Louis was born on July 28, 1939, in Rochester, VT, the son of Willard and Margaret (Gokey) Lee. Louis moved to Orwell in 1945 and attended school at Hough School and Shoreham High School. Louis married Loretta Doane on April 8, 1967. He was predeceased by both his parents, as well as his brothers, Willard and Raymond.

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ESTHER CONWAY

MIDDLEBURY — Esther (Dodge) Conway, 97, of Lake Wylie, SC, passed away Dec. 17, 2017.

She was born in South Wyndam, Maine, the daughter of Theron and Reta Dodge. She resided in Middlebury, VT, until four years ago.

EDWARD LOUIS ALLEN JR.

EAST MIDDLEBURY — Edward L. Allen, Jr. of East Middlebury, Vermont, passed away peacefully on Dec. 9, 2017, at his daughter’s home with family at his side in Flagstaff, Arizona.

He was a Brattleboro native, born in July 24, 1933, and was a Vermonter through and through who loved the landscape of his home.

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Phillip Bullied Sr., 57, Ripton

RIPTON — Phillip Francis Bullied Sr., 57, passed away on December 11, 2017, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vt. Born February 20, 1960, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., he was the son of the late William and Phyllis (King) Bullied. He was a graduate of Dover High School, class of 1978, in Dover Plains, N.Y.

He moved to Ripton, Vt., in 2002, where he spent the majority of his time until his final days.

Lionel Sampson, 82, Whitehall, N.Y.

WHITEHALL, N.Y. — Lionel (Festus) Sampson, born June 20, 1935, son of Fred and Florence O’Byrn Sampson, died on Dec. 12, 2017, at the age of 82.

He was an over-the-road truck driver and construction worker.

Survivors include his son Frederick, wife Paula, and four grandchildren; two sisters, Catherine Euber, of Orwell, and Joyce Pratt, of Rutland; one brother, Frank Sampson, of North Carolina; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his daughter, Naomi, and brother, Albert Sampson.

There are no calling hours.

Louis L. Lee, 78, Orwell

ORWELL — Louis L. Lee, 78, died Saturday, December 16, 2017, peacefully at his home surrounded by his family.

A full obituary will be published at a later date.

Arrangements are pending at Mallory's Funeral Home in Fair Haven.

KATHLEEN O’NEIL

WARREN — Kathleen O’Neil, 60, passed away peacefully on Nov. 13, at her home in Warren after a long battle against Metastatic Breast Cancer. She was born in Troy, N.Y. on October 27, 1957. She was one of two children brought up by her loving parents Aileen and Albert O’Neil of Woodford, where she spent her childhood years. She attended Woodford Elementary School and Mt. Anthony High School in Bennington, and then went on to receive her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Vermont.

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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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