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GAIL L. SHELDON

VERGENNES — Gail L. Sheldon passed away on November 18, 2017. There will be a service Saturday, November 25th at 11:00 am at the Congregational Church on Water St. in Vergennes. Full obituary and condolences can be found at gregorycremation.com.◊

ARTHUR J. TURPIN

MERIDEN, Conn. — Arthur J. Turpin, formerly of West Ferrisburgh, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at the age of 76. He was born January 2, 1941, the son of Henry and Germaine Turpin. Arthur entered the military in January, 1961, and was honorably discharged January, 1964, having served his tour of duty at a training camp in Bombholder, Germany.

Arthur moved to Connecticut to find work in June 1965, holding countless jobs until settling at Ryerson Steel for 15 years and Stop & Shop Supermarkets for 10 years before retiring.

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MARY DEAN MCLELLAN STUART

MIDDLEBURY — Mary M. Stuart, formerly of Burlington, died peacefully on Nov. 13, 2017, in her home at The Residence at Otter Creek in Middlebury at the age of 93.

She was born in St. Johnsbury, the daughter of Portia and Dean McLellan. She was a graduate of St. Johnsbury Academy and Bradford Junior College. She attended Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School.

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MARGARET ROOD

LINCOLN — Margaret “Peg” Rood, 95, died peacefully at her home in Lincoln on Nov. 7, 2017, surrounded by family and loved ones.

Peg was predeceased by her husband, Ron. Both were WWII veterans. She is survived by their four kids, Janice Buker, Thomas Rood, Alison Rood, Roger Rood and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

GRACE MAKOVEC

LEICESTER — Grace Makovec, 89, of Leicester died on Oct. 27, 2017, after a long illness. A memorial service will be held this Saturday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church in Rutland.

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BARBARA (BERRY) HANSON

BRISTOL — Barbara (Berry) Hanson, 88, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Barb was born June 18, 1929, the daughter of Edward and Daisy Berry.

She graduated from Hinesburg High School in 1947 and married Edwin Hanson on Oct. 24, 1947. They had six children and moved many times, settling in Bristol in 1960. A housewife first, after her husband’s death she operated a registered daycare until she retired. She enjoyed reading, her pets, her friends, bus trips, shopping with grandchildren and watching her great grandchildren play.

WALTER HENRY GIBBS JR.

Hague, N.Y. — Walter Henry Gibbs Jr., 83, passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Rutland on April 15, 1934, he was the son of the late Walter and Iona (Lamberton) Gibbs.

Walter served during the Korean War and lived in Middlebury and Cornwall before moving to Hague, 10 years ago.

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BETTY FERRIS

BRISTOL — Betty Ferris, 84, passed away at her home of 57 years in Bristol, on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was born on Liberty Street in Bristol on May 2, 1933, to Stanley A. Trudeau and Daisy B. Lathrop.

She was predeceased by her two brothers; Ray and Stanley Jr. Trudeau; two sisters, Marion Liberty and Elsie Young; and two nieces, Nancy Young and Elaine McDonald.

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MICHAEL NOEL COSTIN

PORTLAND, Maine — Michael Noel Costin, 63, died on the evening of Nov. 4, 2017, at his home in Portland. He suffered a sudden and unexpected cardiac arrest.

He was born Dec. 5, 1953, in Framingham, Mass. His father was Maurice Edward Costin, a surgeon; his mother was Jeanne Marie (Gauthier) Costin, a nurse anesthetist. He attended public school in Framingham, Mass.; Philips Academy in Andover, Mass.; and Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt.

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RAYMOND ELLIS BENSON

MIDDLEBURY — Raymond Ellis Benson, 93, of Weybridge, passed away peacefully at Porter Medical Center on Nov. 12, 2017. He was born Nov. 2, 1924, in the Bronx, N.Y., the son of Mikhail Benson and Vera (Peskin).

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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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