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MARIE COUNTER

 

PANTON — Marie Counter, 64, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at the Paquins’ home in Panton.

She was born May 27, 1951, in Burlington, the daughter of Richard and Geneva (Marble) Counter.

She loved purses and her possessions, getting out in the community, eating out, car rides, gifts and cards.

Marie is survived by her brother, Dale Counter of Leicester, and her special aunt, Eleanor Counter of Winooski.

LESTER ANDERSON

LINCOLN — Lester C. Anderson departed from his Wells Farm on Quaker Street in Lincoln, Vermont, in the late evening of July 16, 2015. Monique, his beloved wife and very best friend, departed from there on September 10, 2013.

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RALPH BUTLER SR.

MIDDLEBURY — Ralph W. Butler Sr., 88, passed away Friday afternoon, July 17, 2015, at the Residence at Otter Creek.

Born on Good Friday, April 15, 1927, the year of the Great Flood, he was the son of William and Edith (Emerson) Butler.

Ralph attended local schools and then enlisted in the United States Army.

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MARION CASE

FERRISBURGH — Marion Ellen (Anderson) Case, 76, of Ferrisburgh passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, July 18, 2015, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

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ROGER LEONARD

ADDISON — Roger Allen Leonard, born April 16, 1952, died July 18, 2015, at 63 years old.

Roger passed away at the home of his daughter, Caroline Audy, and son-in-law, Josh Audy, in Addison, Vt., after a long illness. He liked to fish, sing, draw, whistle and bowl.

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ROSALIE MARSHALL

BRANDON — Rosalie Marshall, age 88, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and “Partner in Life,” died Sunday, July 19, 2015, at her home in Brandon.

Rosalie was born in Paterson, N.J., on May 9, 1927. She was the daughter of Andrew and Marie (Strub) VanBuskirk. She came from a very loving family of 13 children. She was a resident of Salisbury and Brandon for over 40 years, moving there from New Providence, N.J. She was a voracious reader. She loved antiquing and quilting and making braided rugs.

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EDITH PYLE

SHOREHAM — Edith Pyle, 93, of Shoreham died Tuesday, July 14, at her residence following a brief illness.

Survivors include her husband, Walter M. Pyle of Shoreham; a daughter, Judith Pinkerton of Warrensburg, N.Y.; two sons, Walter F. Pyle of Lee, Mass., and Tom Pyle of Shoreham; and four grandchildren.

Memorial services were held on Friday, July 17, 2015, at the Fair Haven United Methodist Church.

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EDWARD 'PETE' SAMPSON

SALISBURY — The graveside service for Edward (Pete) Sampson will be on Saturday, July 25, at 11 a.m. at the Holman Cemetery on Route 7 in Salisbury, Vt.

Omitted from the obituary that appeared in last week’s Independent were half-siblings Robert Michael Sampson of Reston, Virginia, and Diane Vieweg of Winchendon, Mass.

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EDNA WELLER

BRANDON— Edna Mae Weller, 74, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Rutland Health Care Center.

She was born in Ripton on April 26, 1941. She married Erwin Weller in 1959 in Ripton. He predeceased her in February 2015.

Surviving are her daughter, Karlene Marie Johnson of Rutland; two granddaughters and eight great-grandchildren.

The funeral service was held on Wednesday, July 22, at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.The graveside committal service and burial followed in Pine Hill Cemetery.

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MALCOLM ‘MACK’ BILLINGS

RIPTON — Malcolm Newton Billings (Mack), 69, died at peace in Middlebury on July 16, 2015. Born in Middlebury, VT, on August 31, 1945, he was the third son of Malcolm Winter Billings and Hilda P. Barnard Billings of Ripton.

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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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