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Obituaries

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STANLEY K. “KELLY” JAMES JR.

WEYBRIDGE — Stanley K. “Kelly” James Jr., 84, passed away on Nov. 25, 2013. He was born in Middlebury on Aug. 7, 1929, son of Stanley K. James Sr. and Dorothy (Walker) James of Weybridge.

He graduated from Middlebury High School in 1947 and UVM in 1951. He married Vivian M. James in May 1952. She predeceased him in 1997.

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ELIZABETH “BETTY” NORTHROP

MIDDLEBURY — Betty Northrop of Middlebury peacefully joined her eternal family, friends and pets on Nov. 20, 2013, at the age of 89. Betty was born on May 5, 1924, in Camden, N.J. She was the youngest of the nine Roller kids born to Robert and Mary Roller. After her graduation from Haddonfield High School in 1942, she stayed close to home, helping out her family and enjoying time with her nieces and nephews.

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JASON SALTMAN

MIDDLEBURY — Jason Saltman, 47, of Middlebury, Vermont, died peacefully in his sleep on Nov. 22, 2013, after losing his one-year battle with stomach cancer.

He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, but grew up in Pittsburgh, Pa. He graduated from Indiana University with a doctor’s degree in optometry. Jason practiced optometry in State College, Pa., for many years, until moving first to Wilmington, Vt., where he retired from his optometry practice and obtained his master’s in environmental science from Green Mountain College.

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ELIZABETH SWINTON

MIDDLEBURY — Elizabeth M. Swinton died peacefully surrounded by her family on Nov. 24, 2013. She had resided in the loving care home of her extended family Heather Shepard of Bristol.

She was born on Dec. 12, 1929, in Newburgh, N.Y., to Charles and Clara Anderson of Shoreham. She was predeceased by her loving life partner, Marvin L. Tebbetts, and her brothers, Charles and John Anderson.

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CRAIG BRINKMAN

VERGENNES — Craig T. Brinkman Sr., 54, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at his home in Waltham.

He was born Sept. 23, 1959, in Middlebury, the son of James and Irene Rose Brinkman.

His hobbies were fishing, woodworking and getting in trouble with his brother. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially with his children and grandchildren.

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HELEN M. BROWN

BERLIN/STARKSBORO — Helen M. Brown, 90, of Berlin, formerly of Bristol, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Berlin Health & Rehabilitation Center in Berlin.

Helen was born in Monkton on July 23, 1923, the daughter of Clayton and Leta Graham Alger.

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SHIRLEY CHAPMAN

MIDDLEBURY — A celebration of the life of Shirley O. Chapman, 77, of Middlebury, who died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, will be held at VFW in Middlebury on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 1 p.m.

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RUTH LONG

SUDBURY — Ruth Miriam Long,  92, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident that also claimed the life of her daughter, Kathryn Ruth Long.

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KATHRYN LONG

SUDBURY — Kathryn Ruth Long, 63, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Brandon that also claimed the life of her mother, Ruth Miriam Long.

She was born in West Springfield, Mass., on Nov. 3, 1950. She was the daughter of Henry and Ruth (Wooliver) Long. She graduated from West Springfield High School, class of 1968. She afterward attended Beverly School of Nursing in Beverly, Mass. She furthered her education at Springfield (Mass.) Community College where she earned her degree in surgical nursing, class of 1971.

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IVIS M. MASTERSON

LINCOLN — Ivis Masterson, 91, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury surrounded by her family.

She was born Jan. 5, 1922, in Hanover, N.H., the daughter of James and Marion Wilson Benjamin.

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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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