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Obituaries

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ROBERT ALLEN BROWN

BRISTOL — Robert Allen Brown, 82, passed away on Sunday April 9, at Helen Porter Nursing Home from congestive heart failure.

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DAVID J. LITTLEFIELD 1928-2016

MIDDLEBURY — David Littlefield, English professor, arts advocate, and lifelong scholar, died on Sunday, November 20, 2016 in Middlebury, at the age of 88.

The youngest of seven children, David was born to James Herbert Littlefield and Grace Hayes in 1928 in Tupper Lake, N.Y., where he spent his childhood.  He graduated from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama in 1951, served in the U.S. Air Force 1951-1952, and received a Ph.D. in English Literature from Yale University in 1959.

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LOIS E. LANGILLE

LEICESTER — Lois E. Langille, 74, died at her home on Thursday April 6, 2017. She was born  January 24, 1943, in Chester, daughter of the late Fred and Marie (Parker) Porter Jr.

Lois enjoyed gardening, fishing and cooking.

She is survived by her son, Jeffrey B. Langille of Leicester, her brother John Porter of North Clarendon and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Gilman Langille and brothers Harry, Albert and Charlie.

DAVID WINSLOW FOLGER

FALMOUTH, Mass. — David Winslow Folger, 85, died on April 1st of pancreatic cancer, at home in Falmouth, Mass., surrounded by his family.  Dave was born in 1931 in Woburn, Mass., son of Joseph Butler Folger, Jr., and Marion Allen Folger, and predeceased by his brother Edward Allen Folger.

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Vivian Virginia Verch Werner

MIDDLEBURY — Vivian Virginia Verch Werner died on April 4. She was born in Albany, N.Y., daughter of the late Eva Pettit Verch and the late Theodore Verch. Mrs. Werner was a graduate of Albany Academy for Girls, Albany, N.Y. and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wheelock College in Boston, Mass.

In 1943, Mrs. Werner married the late Dr. Arthur Werner, a practicing dentist in New York City and retired Captain in the Dental Corps of the U S. Naval Reserve.

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Doris Doolittle-Quattrocci

MIDDLEBURY — Doris Doolittle-Quattrocci, born September 5, 1924, to Alfred and Ora Robidoux, died March 31, at 92 years of age.

She was predeceased by husbands Mort Doolittle and John Quattrocci, son Morton Doolittle, and brothers Albert Robidoux and Joseph Robidoux. Doris leaves behind her sister Rita and husband Francis Brown of Bristol, Brother Alfred Robidoux of Ct. Daughters Darlene and husband Donald Okenquist of Middlefield, Ct., Claudia and husband John Cassata of Meriden, Ct., and Gail Scott of Mont., and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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Frank Anthony Mazza

BRANDON — Frank Anthony Mazza, Sr, age 89, died Sunday, April 02, 2017, at Mountain View Center in Rutland.

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Joseph J. Martel

VERGENNES —Joseph J. Martel, 73, died Friday, March 31, at Porter Medical Center after a lengthy illness.  He was born May 19, 1943 in Milford, N.H., the son of Kenneth and Mabel (Burgson) Martel. Joseph was a member of the Shoreham Congregation Church and served as a Deacon.

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WINONA ORVIS YASKO

NEWPORT — Winona Orvis Yasko died March 23, 2017, at the Bel-Aire Center in Newport, Vermont, at the age of 93.

She was predeceased by her parents, older sister Lovina Orvis Baslow, and husband, Michael A. Yasko, in 2001, whom she married on October 10, 1942, in Bristol, VT. Survivors are daughters Michele Young and her life partner Karl L. Mol of Huntington, WV, Carolyn Marie Schwebel and her spouse John of Leonardo, NJ, and younger sister Patricia Orvis of Brooklyn, NY.

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WILLIAM TRASK

WEST BOYLSTON, Ma. — William F. Trask, aka Tuna, a fixture at Worcester Polytechnic Institute for nearly 60 years, passed away at his son’s home in Northboro on Saturday, March 25, 2017 after a brief illness. He was 87. Born in Rochester, Vt. on Aug. 31, 1929, he was the youngest son of John C. Trask and Nellie Foley Trask.

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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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