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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.

CHARLES ELNICKI

FLORENCE — Charles G. Elnicki, 93, died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Mountain View Center in Rutland after a long illness.

He was born in Brackenridge, Pa., the son of Michael and Mary (Paszuhance) Elnicki.

Charlie was a WWII U.S. Army veteran serving in Africa, Casablanca, Tunisia, Salano, Naples and Anzio.

He earned European, African, and Middle Eastern Theatre ribbons with five battle stars, and received a Purple Heart for injuries he received.

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ROGER EUBER

RUTLAND — Roger Lee Euber, 61, died on his birthday, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at his home in Rutland.

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ROBERT FERM

MIDDLEBURY — J. Robert L. Ferm of Middlebury and Horseneck Island, Vt., died of Alzheimer’s disease Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Bob was born on the Wooster College campus Jan. 2, 1931 to Vergilius and Nellie (Nelson) Ferm and was proud that he had lived his entire life within two or three miles of a college campus.

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RICHARD FOWLER

BRISTOL — Richard L. Fowler, 92, died in his sleep early Saturday morning, Jan. 19, 2013, at Porter Hospital, Middlebury, after a heroic battle with pneumonia.

He was born April 3, 1920, in Canton, Mass., and later moved to Stoughton, Mass.

He served with the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) at Fort Devens, Mass., on the fire and logging crews from the late ’30s until joining the Army Air Corps. From 1942-1945 he served as an airplane and engine mechanic and crew chief at Chanute Field, Ill.

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JOYCE GALE

SALISBURY —Joyce Ann Gale, 73, of Salisbury died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.

She was born in Essex Center on Sept. 22, 1939. She was the daughter of Frank and Bertha (Miller) Foster.

She grew in Essex where she received her early education. She graduated from Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington. On Sept. 25, 1958, she married Richard Gordon Gale in Brandon. They made their home in Salisbury. He predeceased her June 4, 2003.

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ANA MARTINEZ-LAGE

MIDDLEBURY — Ana Martínez-Lage, 49, of Middlebury died Jan. 15, 2013, after a long and heroic battle with cancer.

Born in Pamplona, Spain, on Sept. 8, 1963, she was the second of eight children.

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SHIRLEY NEAL

LAKE BLUFF, Ill. — Shirley Neal, 81, of Lake Bluff, Ill., died on Jan. 21, 2013. 

She was born in Colorado in 1931, the daughter of Velma and Ewald. She moved to Vermont in 1987 and lived in Middlebury and Salisbury for 15 years. She owned Frog Hollow Art in Middlebury.

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CATHRYN O'MEARA

MIDDLEBURY — Cathryn (Clark) O’Meara, 88, went into the arms of the Lord on Jan. 18, 2013. Born Dec. 23, 1924, at home in Waits River, Vt.; daughter of Glenn C. Clark and Lola M. Clark. She attended grade school in Waits River, graduated from Bradford Academy, Bradford, Vt., now Oxbow H.S. and Lyndon Normal School, now Lyndon State. She had a career in banking, working in Bradford, Barre, Montpelier and retired from the Chittenden Bank in Middlebury, now Peoples United Bank.

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ELIZABETH RAHMEL

MIDDLEBURY — Elizabeth D. “Betty” Rahmel, 92, of Middlebury died Jan. 16, 2013, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Middlebury.

She was born on June 6, 1920, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Richard and Kathryn Kuenster. She graduated college with a bachelor’s degree and worked as a ballet teacher and eventually as a elementary teacher for the deaf for the state of Illinois. In 1942 she married James Daly Sr. He died in 1965 She married Arnold Rahmel in 1971. He died in 2005.

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CARRIE NIGRO

MERIDEN, Conn. — Carrie (Carpenter) Benoit Nigro, 88, of Meriden, wife of Carmelo J. Nigro and of the late Gene V. Benoit, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, with her loving family at her bedside at MidState Medical Center after a brief illness.

Born in Addison, Vt., on Dec. 14, 1924, she was the daughter of Merton and Madge (Harrington) Carpenter. She resided in Addison and graduated from Vergennes High School, class of 1942.

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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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