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ROBERT J. JAMESON

ESSEX JUNCTION — Robert (Bob) J. Jameson, 77, of South Starksboro/Essex Jct., passed away on April 1, 2017, from complications of COPD. He was born on July 15, 1939, in Wallingford, the son of William and Beatrice (Clark) Jameson. Bob had worked for Pike Industries and Breadloaf Construction (retired). He currently was living in Essex Jct.

RUTH CONKLIN HUMMEL

BRISTOL — Ruth Hummel, 101, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Anthony Myrick’s Community Care Home in Bristol, attended by her daughter Sylvia and son Karl.

Ruth grew up a few blocks from the ocean in the Episcopal Rectory in Asbury Park, N.J. Her father, Randall Conklin, was the kindly and beloved Episcopal Minister and along with his musically talented wife, Harriet, raised Ruth and her siblings, Harriet, Randall, and Walt, in a house that was full of laughter and a very strong feeling of family.

JENNIFER BRUCH

BRIDPORT — Jennifer Bruch, 62, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at her home in Bridport, Vt.

She was born August 17, 1954, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Frank and Sally Bruch. She married Bryan St. John Schofield in Storrs, Conn., in 1976. She was a lifelong dancer, gifted teacher, and beloved friend, sister and mother.

She is survived by her mother and father, five siblings and her children, Lilly and Whitman.

JOYCE H. TANNER

BRISTOL — Joyce H. (Copeland) Tanner passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at Helen Porter Hospital nursing facility on April 6, 2017. Joyce was the daughter of Walter Copeland and Inez (Potter) Copeland of Plainfield.

Joyce graduated from Plainfield high school and then pursued a nursing career at East Montpelier Hospital, and later worked at the Degoesbriand unit in Burlington, where she meet her future husband Lawrence E. Tanner from Bakersfield.

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DIANE TATRO SEYMOUR

FERRISBURGH — On the evening of April 5, Diane Marie Tatro Seymour looked to the hills from whence came her help.  Born on June 12, 1954 to Lester Tatro and Charlotte Cormier Tatro,Diane was one of seven children. Raised in Ferrisburgh, she attended Ferrisburgh Elementary School and Vergennes Union High School where she graduated in 1972.

In October of the same year she married Barry Oliver Seymour of New Rochelle, N.Y. The couple settled in Hollis, NY where they raised their two children Charlotte Seymour Windom and Barrett Seymour.

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ROBERT J. JAMESON

ESSEX JUNCTION — Robert (Bob) J. Jameson, 77, of South Starksboro/Essex Jct., passed away on April 1 from complications of COPD. He was born on July 15, 1939 in Wallingford, the son of William and Beatrice (Clark) Jameson. Bob had worked for Pike Industries and Breadloaf Construction (retired). He currently was living in Essex Jct.

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MICHAEL “MIKE” W. FUREY

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ROBERT ALLEN BROWN

BRISTOL — Robert Allen Brown, 82, passed away on Sunday April 9, at Helen Porter Nursing Home from congestive heart failure.

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DAVID J. LITTLEFIELD 1928-2016

MIDDLEBURY — David Littlefield, English professor, arts advocate, and lifelong scholar, died on Sunday, November 20, 2016 in Middlebury, at the age of 88.

The youngest of seven children, David was born to James Herbert Littlefield and Grace Hayes in 1928 in Tupper Lake, N.Y., where he spent his childhood.  He graduated from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama in 1951, served in the U.S. Air Force 1951-1952, and received a Ph.D. in English Literature from Yale University in 1959.

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LOIS E. LANGILLE

LEICESTER — Lois E. Langille, 74, died at her home on Thursday April 6, 2017. She was born  January 24, 1943, in Chester, daughter of the late Fred and Marie (Parker) Porter Jr.

Lois enjoyed gardening, fishing and cooking.

She is survived by her son, Jeffrey B. Langille of Leicester, her brother John Porter of North Clarendon and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Gilman Langille and brothers Harry, Albert and Charlie.

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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