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WILLIAM “BILL” LADEAU

BRISTOL — William Roland “Bill” LaDeau, 76, of Bristol died unexpectedly on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.

Born on July 13, 1937, in Lincoln, he was the son of the late George and Cleo LaDeau. He retired from Middlebury College in Middlebury, was a member of the Middlebury Fire Department and in his early years served in the United States Army.

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ONEIDA PHILION

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Oneida (Bigelow) Philion, 83, of Chattanooga, died on Dec. 2, 2013.

She was born in Addison County, Vermont, on Oct. 17, 1930, and grew up in Addison and Middlebury, Vt.

She married Joseph P. Philion and they lived for many years in Shoreham, Vt. She worked at the Brandon Training School, and retired from there. She moved to Tennessee seven years ago.

She is survived by her son, Joseph E. Philion, and his wife Mary of Harrison, Tenn.; a grandchild; three great-grandchildren; and two nieces.

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DAVID THOMPSON

PANTON — David Thompson, 88, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family, on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, after a long illness.

David was born in Providence, R.I., on April 7, 1925, to Albert Loney and Margaret Jackson Thompson. They moved to Needham, Mass., where Dave lived until he retired in 1980 and moved to Panton, Vermont. Dave graduated from Needham High School in 1942 and started at Middlebury College. World War II interrupted his time at college, when Dave joined the Army and served in the Philippines. He graduated from Middlebury College in 1949.

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MILDRED ABELSON

MIDDLEBURY — Mildred “Jigga” Abelson (née Sheinberg), 91, died peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 23, at home in Middlebury surrounded by her family.

Described by family as a world traveler, early dedicated prochoice advocate, wife, mother, grandmother and jewelry designer, she was born on Sept. 27, 1922, in Brooklyn, N.Y. She lived with cancer for over 21 years.

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DART H. FEFEE

BRISTOL — Dart H. Fefee, 62, of Bristol passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.

He was born Feb. 8, 1951, in Malone, N.Y., on his mother’s birthday. He was the son of Harold and Margaret (Proulx) Fefee.

Dart had dedicated 30 years of his life breeding cows, working 24 years with Eastern/Genex in New York and Vermont, and for the last six years as an independent breeder in Addison and Chittenden counties.

He leaves behind his wife of 17 years, Jackie (Phillips), and their son, Nathan.

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KENNETH H. PARKER JR.

BURLINGTON/MILTON — Kenneth H. Parker Jr., 76, died peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in St. Albans Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born at home in Monkton on May 9, 1937, to Kenneth H. Sr. and Georgianna (Higby) Parker.

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KATRINA MAE POPE

BRANDON — Katrina Mae Pope, 15, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at her home in Brandon.

She was born in Middlebury on Dec. 23, 1997. She was the daughter of Bonnie Blake and Michael Pope. She was a resident of Brandon since 2002. She received her early education at Neshobe Elementary School, where she played on the school basketball team. She was presently a sophomore at Otter Valley Union High School. Her family says she enjoyed reading, basketball and the summer softball league. She was a Girl Scout for the past 11 years.

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PATRICIA A. BERGEVIN

MIDDLEBURY — Patricia A. Bergevin, 74, died of breast cancer on Saturday evening, Nov. 23, 2013, surrounded by family.

She was born March 17, 1939, in Branford, Conn., to Anna and Joseph Nailor. She married Victor Bergevin on Oct. 14, 1961.

They owned a dairy farm they operated until 1987. She worked as a secretary at Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. in Boston, Mass., and then Bruskin Associates in New Brunswick, N.J., prior to her marriage. The following years were spent raising five children and working the farm.

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FRANCES BOARDMAN

CORNWALL — Frances Towle Boardman, age 102, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

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ANDRIAN BRUCE

BRANDON — Andrian Phyllis Bruce, 71, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at The Pines at Rutland.

She was born in Bakersfield on Sept. 14, 1942. She was the daughter of James and Phyllis (Blair) McClaren. She grew up in Bakersfield where she received her early education. She was a resident of Brandon since 1965 moving there from Dover Plains, N.Y.

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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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