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Obituaries

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ALBERT L. “AL” WATSON SR.

LEICESTER — Albert L. “Al” Watson Sr., age 85, died on Dec. 30, 2017, at Porter Medical Center, with his family by his side. He was the husband of Verna L. (Liska) Watson, to whom he was married for 54 years. Born in Eastham, Mass., on April 21, 1932, he was the son of the late Albert Watson and the late Althea (Bangs) Watson.

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PEGGY J. TUTTLE

VERGENNES – Peggy Jean Tuttle (Kimberly Cameron Baker), 81, of Vergennes, passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury.  She was a beloved wife, mother, sister and friend. Peggy was born in Macon, Ga., on April 21, 1936, daughter of Lola Cameron Bull.

She married John Baker in 1957. She married Kenneth Tuttle in 1993.

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KEVIN JOHN QUESNEL

MIDDLEBURY — Kevin John Quesnel, 47, unexpectedly passed away on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. He was born May 31, 1970, in Middlebury, the son of John A. and Kate (Mitchell) Quesnel.

Kevin was a graduate of Middlebury Union High School class of 1989. Kevin spent most of his childhood at his grandfather’s airport (DustAire, Inc.). He was a self-employed stone mason — his work is scattered throughout Addison County. His best pieces of work are outdoor fireplaces, which are located at his parents, and his son’s houses.

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MARIE A. PROVENCHER

BRIDPORT — Marie A. Provencher, 88, passed away Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, surrounded by her family, in the memory care unit at Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

She was born February 16, 1929, in Bridport, the daughter of Jesse and Mattie (Mullis) Delphia.

HENRIETTA C. HASKINS

BRISTOL — Henrietta C. (Bedell) Haskins, 82, a long time resident of Bristol, passed on into glory on Jan. 6, 2018. She was one of twelve children born to the late Henry Bedell & Persis (Wheelock) Bedell, formerly of Underhill.

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PEGGY J. TUTTLE

VERGENNES — Peggy J. Tuttle, 81, long-time resident of Vergennes, passed away on Jan. 3, 2018 at Porter Hospital after a brief illness.

A Ceremony of Remembrance will be held at a later date at the convenience of her family.

LYNNE RUDDER BAKER

AMHERST, Mass. — Lynne Rudder Baker, 73, a distinguished philosopher and teacher, died at her home in Amherst, Mass., on Dec. 24, 2017, after a lengthy struggle with heart disease. She is survived by her husband Tom Baker, sister Catherine Rudder and sister-in-law Helen Gibson, sister-in-law Kay Baker Gaston and brother-in-law Joe V. W. Gaston, cherished friends Anne Armstrong and Kate Sonderegger, and extended families of Rudders, Segrests, Gastons, Larsons, and Jewetts.

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ALBERT L. WATSON

LEICESTER — Albert L. Watson, 85, of Leicester, died Dec. 30, 2017, at Porter Medical Center after a long illness. A full obituary will follow in a future edition of the Addison Independent.

RODNEY DUSHANEY

MIDDLEBURY — Rodney Dushaney, 77, of Middlebury, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 28, 2017, at Green Mountain Nursing and Rehab in Colchester.

He was in the Vermont Army National Guard for many years.

He collected anything to do with railroad systems and trains and loved to hunt and fish.

He worked at Econo Cheese, Kraft Cheese, and Standard Register.

He attended Project Independence, where he enjoyed meeting new people and friends.

APRIL A. DUCLOS

MIDDLEBURY — April A. Duclos, 43, died Dec. 25, 2017, at her home in Middlebury.

She was born Nov. 27, 1974, in Middlebury, the daughter of Thomas J. and Lois A. (Coleman) Duclos.

She was a graduate of Middlebury Union High School class of 1993.

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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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