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Obituaries

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KATHLEEN O’NEIL

WARREN — Kathleen O’Neil, 60, passed away peacefully on Nov. 13, at her home in Warren after a long battle against Metastatic Breast Cancer. She was born in Troy, N.Y. on October 27, 1957. She was one of two children brought up by her loving parents Aileen and Albert O’Neil of Woodford, where she spent her childhood years. She attended Woodford Elementary School and Mt. Anthony High School in Bennington, and then went on to receive her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Vermont.

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ROBERT W. JENKINS

FERRISBURGH — Robert W. Jenkins, 74, passed away Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 at his home in Ferrisburgh, surrounded by his loving family. Born Sept. 6, 1943, the son of George and Wilma (Bushey) Jenkins, Robert married Mary Jane Snow on January 29, 1965.

Raised in the Vergennes area, he received early education in the Vergennes Schools. Robert worked and retired from Farrington Construction.

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MARGUERITE (FOSTER) HOLDEN

MIDDLEBURY — Marguerite (Foster) Holden, 94, passed away on Friday morning, Dec. 8, 2017, from complications of heart failure.

She was born July 5, 1923, in Middlebury, to Edgar and Edith (Persons) Foster. Marguerite attended schools in Middlebury, graduating from Middlebury High School in 1942. After graduating from Burlington Business College, Marguerite worked as the secretary to the Middlebury College librarian.

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PHILLIP FRANCIS BULLIED

RIPTON — Phillip Francis Bullied Sr., 57, of Ripton died on Dec. 11, 2017, at the UVM Medical Center in Burlington.

A celebration of life will be held at the VFW at 530 Exchange St. in Middlebury on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 2-6 p.m.

A full obituary will appear in Monday’s Independent.

CHARLES ALFRED BEMIS SR.

ADDISON — Charles Alfred Bemis Sr. 82, passed away peacefully with family by his side Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.

Charles was born October 31, 1935, in Crown Point, N.Y., the son of Alfred and Geneva (Clark) Bemis Sr.

Charles grew up and attended school in Crown Point, where he graduated. When he was not in school, he worked with his father and family at their home milking and feeding cows, working in the woodlot and other odd chores.

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CHERYL B. WESEMAN

ORWELL — Cheryl Barnard Weseman, 71, died Dec. 5, 2017, after a nine-year battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family in Orwell.

She was born in Montclair, N.J., on April 11, 1946, to William, Sr. and Jean Barnard. Cheryl’s faith and family were her biggest loves. She graduated from Franklin College in Franklin, Ind., in 1968 with a degree in Biology. In addition to being a full-time mother and homemaker, Cheryl spent many years as a kitchen planner at IKEA. She relished time in her flower garden, her home, and with her dog, Allie.

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WILLIAM “BILL” J. BARROWS

MIDDLEBURY — William “Bill” J. Barrows, 63, died Nov. 21, 2017, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.

He was born March 25, 1954, in Burlington, the son of Richard J. and Ethel (Abair) Barrows.

Bill served in the United States Army Reserves during the Vietnam Conflict.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking, photography and loved animals.

Bill is survived by his sister Lorraine Hallock of Middlebury and by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents.

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CAROLYN W. TRUDEAU

MIDDLEBURY — Carolyn W. Trudeau, 82, a life-long Middlebury area resident, passed away in the comfort of her family on Nov. 23, 2017.

Carolyn was born in Rutland, Vt., daughter of Raymond and Alice Willis. She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Gerard F. Trudeau in 2013, and leaves her daughters; Michelle Trudeau and Nicole Doolan; her son Mark Trudeau; five grandchildren, Keara and Haleigh Doolan and Jesse, Andre, and Jack Trudeau; and brother William Willis.

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CALVIN R. REYNOLDS

BRISTOL — Calvin R. Reynolds, 74, died early Saturday morning, Dec. 2, 2017, at the University of Vermont Medical Center.

He was born January 23, 1943 in New Britain, Conn., the son of Leigh E. and Alice (Mahannah) Reynolds.

Calvin was a Veteran serving with the United States Army in Vietnam.

He worked for Munson Earth Moving Corporation for over 37 years.

Calvin enjoyed gardening, hunting, cars, animals and was an avid N.A.S.C.A.R. fan.

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JOHN “JACK” FITZGERALD

SALISBURY — John ”Jack” Fitzgerald, 71, died suddenly at home Saturday afternoon, Dec. 2, 2017, with his wife by his side.

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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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