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CLAIRE DUCLOS

VERGENNES — A Mass of Christian burial for Claire (Barrows) Duclos, who died Nov. 28, 2014, will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Vergennes. Burial will be at Prospect Cemetery, with a reception to follow at St. Peter’s Parish Hall.

ANNETTA GLEASON

SALISBURY — Annetta Mackey Gleason, 96, passed away June 8 at Shard Villa in Salisbury, her much loved home of the last few years, and she died as she had lived, with great strength and grace.

Annetta was born in North Adams, MA, the oldest of Dr. Michael and Evelyn Gangemi’s five children. She received her early education in North Adams and then went to Springfield College where she earned a nursing degree and met her first husband, Stub.

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JACOB GORTON

BRISTOL — Jacob Kenneth Gorton, 15, of Bristol passed on May 10, 2015, after a three-year battle with T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., surrounded by family.

He was born May 2, 2000, son of Jackie and Kathleen (Bullock) Gorton Sr.

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ROGER KILBURN

VERGENNES — Roger Duane Kilburn, 62, of Vergennes died on June 4, 2015, at his home.

He was born to Robert and Florence (Root) Kilburn on Dec. 4, 1952, in Colchester, the second youngest of 10 children. He spent the good part of 40 years as a mason building hundreds of commercial buildings throughout Vermont and New Hampshire. In his 40s, he earned an accounting degree from Champlain College and held an accounting position for several years before returning to masonry.

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J.K. STEWART KIRKALDY

MIDDLEBURY — A memorial service in the manner of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) will be held on Saturday, June 20, for J.K. Stewart Kirkaldy of Middlebury, who died at the age of 86 on May 19, 2015.

The service will take place at 2 p.m. at the Havurah House, where also the Middlebury Monthly Meeting of Friends gathers, at 56 North Pleasant St. in Middlebury. Light snacks will be offered following the service.

A second service has been scheduled on July 25 in his former hometown of Westport, Mass., at the Westport Monthly Meeting of Friends.

EVAN LITTLEFIELD

GREENVILLE, R.I. — Dr. Evan B. Littlefield of Greenville, R.I., passed away on June 10, 2015, at the age of 90.

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JOHN MAHONEY

MIDDLEBURY — John Leonard Mahoney, 80, of Middlebury, VT, and formerly of Hamilton, MA, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, June 8, 2015, with his wife by his side.

He was born in Boston, MA, on May 21, 1935, the son of the late John and Albina Mahoney. He grew up in Jamaica Plain and Beverly, MA.

He was a 1953 graduate of Beverly High School and attended Bentley College. He served three years in the United States Army, stationed in Kansas and Germany.

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ROY MISEK

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Roy Misek, 84, formerly of West Addison, Vt., died Feb. 19, 2015, at Willowbrook Nursing Facility in Vero Beach, Fla.

A memorial service will be held at the West Addison United Methodist Church on Saturday, June 13, at 11 a.m.

JAMES FAY

WESTON, Mass. — James Alan “Jay” Fay, 91, of Weston, Mass., died peacefully on June 2, 2015, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Southold, Long Island, N.Y., on Nov. 1, 1923. He grew up in Brooklyn and received his bachelor of science degree from Webb Institute of Naval Architecture in 1944. He served in the U.S. Navy as an ensign during World War II.

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WILMA PECOR

BRANDON — Wilma U. Pecor, 70, of Brandon died Friday, June 5, 2015, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.

She was born in Middlebury on April 27, 1945. She was the daughter of Archie and Ruth (Otis) Pecor. She grew up in Middlebury where she received her early education and graduated from Middlebury Union High School, class of 1963.

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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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