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Obituaries

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BELLE NAGEL

MIDDLEBURY — Belle Nagel died peacefully on Dec. 1, 2012, in Middlebury at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Chip and Jack Mayer. She was 93 years old.

Belle was born May 2, 1919, in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. She was the fourth of five children. Her singing talent was apparent early on. At the age of 6 she was chosen to sing popular songs of the era on “The Children’s Hour” on WMBQ radio.

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STEVEN SABOURIN

ORWELL — Steven Michael Sabourin, 60, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, following a long illness, at his home in Orwell.

He was born in Middlebury on Aug. 20, 1952. He was the son of Edward and Joyce (Jennings) Sabourin. He was a graduate of Otter Valley Union High School, class of 1970, where he played baseball for three years and was southpaw pitcher.

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GLENNA SCOTT

PORT HENRY, N.Y. — Glenna D. Scott, 64, died Monday, December 3, 2012, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vt., following a long illness.

Born July 13, 1948, in Plymouth, MA, she was the daughter of the late Aurel and Elizabeth (Kimball) Desautels.

Glenna had previously lived in Port Charlotte, FL and Middlebury, VT. She moved to Port Henry in 2001.

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VIRGINIA SHAHAN

MIDDLEBURY — Virginia M. Shahan, 91, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at the home of her daughter in Leicester.

She was born in Kirksville, Mo., on Jan. 12, 1921. She was the daughter of Owen and Irene (Ford) James. She received a scholarship from Kirksville State Teachers College, where she earned her teacher’s certificate and taught for several years before moving to Middlebury in 1958.

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DAWN STEVENS

BRANDON — Dawn M. Stevens, 76, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

Born in Middlebury September 2, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Harold M. and Evelyn E. (Coursey) Stevens. 

Dawn was a graduate of Middlebury High School, class of 1954, a homemaker and had been initially employed by Chittenden Trust and later Chittenden Bank. She retired in 1991.

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KATHERINE TEETOR

MIDDLEBURY — Katherine Schindler Teetor departed this life on November 29, 2012, at Eastview of Middlebury, a retirement community. After a series of small strokes, she fell into a deep sleep and slipped away peacefully with her children at her side.

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HENRY PATTERSON

PERKINSVILLE — Henry (“Pat”) Patterson, of Perkinsville, Vermont, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday November 28, 2012, of complications following a series of strokes. He was 90 years old. 

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SHIRLEY MULLIGAN

SPRING HILL, Fla. — Shirley White Mulligan, 89, of Spring Hill, Fla., died Nov. 29, 2012, in Brooksville.

She was born in Rutland, Vt., in 1923 to William H. White and Isabelle Noble White. The family moved to Middlebury, Vt., in 1934. She graduated from Middlebury High School in 1942 and went to Washington, D.C., for a few years of employment at the FBI.

She married Robert J. Mulligan of Middlebury after his return from the war in Germany on May 1, 1946.

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ROBERT NAYLOR

BRANDON — Robert John “Bob” Naylor, 92, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Weybridge on May 23, 1920. He was the son of William and Faith (McCray) Naylor. He received his early education in Weybridge and Whiting schools, and  graduated from Brandon High School. He furthered his education in Minneapolis, Denver and Toronto.

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ELAINE SEARS

FERRISBURGH — Elaine M. Sears, 86, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

She was born Jan. 12, 1926, in Vergennes, the daughter of Lewis O. Sears and Mary Ellen Coyne Sears.

She attended school in Ferrisburgh and later graduated from the Vera Hanks School as a psychiatric technician. She worked for 35 years for the Catholic church in many parishes in Vermont, and later as caregiver for the Rev. Gavin Maloney until his death. She worked at the Vermont State Hospital in Waterbury for 11 years.

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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: obits@addisonindependent.com
 


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