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Patricia A. (Fitzgerald) LaFountain, 80, of Weybridge

WEYBRIDGE — Patricia A. (Fitzgerald) LaFountain, 80, died June 3, 2019, at her home surrounded by family.

Patricia was born Dec. 13, 1938, the daughter of Earl and Evelyn (Gile) Fitzgerald, and grew up in Rutland, Vt. She married Robert LaFountain on Nov. 3, 1956. Together they raised four children on their farm in Weybridge.

Patricia sold Studio Girl cosmetics for many years. She also waitressed and cooked at many local restaurants and ran her own. She enjoyed family, gardening and playing Bingo.

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Carl E. Bull, 95 of Ferrisburgh

FERRISBURGH — Carl E. Bull, 95, was reunited with his wife Ruth, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. He was born May 5, 1924, in Monkton, the son of Delbert and Henrietta (Merchant) Bull.

Carl was a pillar of his community, an original member of the North Ferrisburgh Fire Department, a veteran of World War II, Ferrisburgh Road Commissioner, and an independent trucker. He was happiest chatting at the kitchen table with Ruth, behind the wheel of his truck or working on antique cars.

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Dick Goodro celebration of life

MIDDLEBURY — A service celebrating the life of Richard Goodro, former Middlebury Town Clerk and Treasurer, will be held at Memorial Baptist Church in Middlebury on Saturday, June 8, at 1 p.m. Goodro, a Middlebury native, died Feb. 20, 2019.

Paul J Hamlin Sr., 82, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Paul J. Hamlin Sr., 82, passed peacefully on May 25, 2019, and went to join the love of his life, Annette Hamlin, in God’s hands. He was born on Feb. 24, 1937, in Burlington, Vt., the son of Treffle and Margaret (Hammond) Hamlin.

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Bernard J. Pockette, 83, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Bernard J. Pockette, 83, died May 30, 2019, at his home surrounded by  his loving family.

Services will be held on Tuesday July 2, at 11:00 a.m., at the Middlebury Saint Mary’s Church. A celebration of life will follow at the Middlebury American Legion Post 27, 49 Wilson Rd.

A full obituary will be published in an upcoming Addison Independent.

Diane Torrey celebration of life

BRIDPORT — A celebration of life for Diane Torrey, 75, who died Jan. 14, 2019, will be held on Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m., at Ma’s Last Chance camp in Shoreham.

David and Eunice Van Vleck celebration of life

MIDDLEBURY — The celebration of life for “Doc”/Dave and Eunie Van Vleck will be held at Town Hall Theater on Saturday, June 15, from 1-5 p.m. Please join us for memories, munchies and beverages, mingling, laughter, and a photo essay of these two, who were married for 68 years.

There will also be a memorial service — for those who are interested — at Mead Chapel at Middlebury College from noon-1 p.m. Feel free to join the family at both. We welcome all.

Raymond P. Bertrand memorial service

ORWELL — A celebration of life for Raymond P. Bertrand, who died Jan. 2, 2019, will be held at his family home at 228 Mt. Independence Road in Orwell on Saturday. June 15, from noon-5 p.m.◊

Norma Rawson burial service

EAST SHOREHAM — The graveside service for Norma N. Rawson, 85, who died Jan. 1, 2019, will be held at noon Saturday, June 1, in East Shoreham Cemetery. Norma was the widow of Carroll W. Rawson originally from Whiting, Vt.

Freida Ruth Beeman memorial Mass

ORWELL — The memorial Mass of Christian burial for Freida Ruth Beeman, age 96, who died Feb. 19, 2019, will be celebrated on Saturday, June 1, at 11 a.m., at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Orwell.

The graveside committal service and burial will follow the ceremony, in the family lot, at Mountain View Cemetery in Orwell.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.

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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