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Alton G. Woody

PANTON — Alton G. Woody passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 7, in Panton, Vt., at the age of 87 of a heart attack. He was born to Allie (Johnson) Woody and Wade Woody in Lindsay, Calif. Alton was a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University (now Carnegie Tech) in Pittsburgh, Pa., with a bachelor of science in Mechanical Engineering.

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Rev. Louise H Drake, 95, Weybridge

WEYBRIDGE — Louise H. Drake passed away peacefully on Oct. 7, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Louise was born in Bristol, Conn., on June 15, 1923, the daughter of Waldo and Jennie Higgins.

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James Leo Zutell memorial service

SUDBURY — A memorial service in celebration of the life of James Leo Zutell, age 61, who died Sept. 3, 2018, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, at noon, at the Brandon American Legion.

Following the ceremony the family will receive friends for a time of remembrance.

A private graveside committal service and burial will take place, at a later date in Pine Hill Cemetery.◊

Martha Jane Sullivan

SALISBURY — Martha Jane Sullivan, 79, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury.

Ms. Sullivan was born in Middlebury on Aug. 8, 1939, to her parents Harry and Lois (Kelsey) Sullivan. Martha grew up on the family farm in Salisbury, received her early education in Salisbury, and graduated from Middlebury High School.

She earned her B.S. at the University of Wyoming and spent several years teaching in that state and Milwaukee, Wis., before returning to Vermont.

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Robin MacKissock Karov

SHOREHAM — Robin MacKissock Karov, 62, died peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in the ARCH Room at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury, Vt. She was surrounded by family, friends and her beloved dog in her last days and up to her last moments.

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Patricia Sgrecci, 61, Cornwall

CORNWALL — Patricia Ann Sgrecci, 61, daughter of Dominick and Anna Sgrecci of Watkins Glen, N.Y., passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Burlington, Vt. Born on Oct. 14, 1956, Patty is survived by her husband, John Burton; mother, Anna; brother, Henry Sgrecci; mother-in-law, Shirley Burton; sisters-in-law, Susan Hertzler and Leslie Burton; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father.

Joyce Munson, 78, Lincoln

LINCOLN — Joyce Elaine Munson (Adams), 78, passed unexpectedly on Oct. 1, 2018, in Williston, Vt., at Allen Brook Memory Care surrounded by her daughter and her loving caregivers.  Joyce was born in Lincoln, Vt., on Feb. 25, 1940, to Herbert Adams and Ruth A. Adams (Firkey). She lived the greater part of her adult life in Lincoln, in “her” home at the base of her mountain — Mount Abraham.

Wendy Dubuque, 65, MUHS grad

LEBANON, N.H. — Wendy A. Dubuque, 65, died suddenly Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at Concord Hospital following an unusual chain of medical events. After a courageous battle she died peacefully surrounded by her loving family.

Wendy was born in Miami Beach, Fla., on June 30, 1953, daughter of Roy and Elizabeth (Patch) Wilkinson. She graduated in 1971 from Middlebury Union High School. A proud daughter of a Marine Family, she spent her elementary school years in bases along the east coast.

Harriet Jean Rosane, 91, Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Harriet Jean Seaton Rosane was born on Nov. 21, 1926, in Putnam, Conn., and passed away on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, in Middlebury, Vt. She was 91.

Joseph Claude Brassard, 83, Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Joseph Claude Brassard, 83, of Middlebury, Vt., passed away peacefully on Aug. 18, 2018, at Helen Porter Nursing Home.

Claude was born on March 14, 1935, the son of Arthur Brassard and Zena (Berthiaieme) Brassard.

He graduated from Bristol High School and began his life in Connecticut. His family in Vermont always looked forward to his visits home. He worked for many years at Milford Hospital as a security guard, always making sure to take care of the nurses. In his later years he was always a fan of a good joke and good friends.

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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