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Norma P. Giroux

HINESBURG — Norma Marlene Perry Giroux, 81, of Hinesburg, passed away July 25, 2018, at the UVM Medical Center in Burlington, VT. She had been in ill health for quite some time.

Born May 29, 1937, Norma was the youngest daughter of Gordon and Edith (Hull) Perry.

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Lucien R. Desabrais

SALISBURY — Lucien R. Desabrais, 88, died Wednesday evening, July 25, 2018, at his residence in Salisbury surrounded by his family.

He was born June 15, 1930, in Proctor, Vt., the son of Mose J. and Julia R. (Ladouceur) Desabrais.

Lucien was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean War where he was stationed in Munich, Germany.

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Linda A. Weightman

WALLINGFORD — Linda A. Weightman, 74, of Wallingford, died unexpectedly Friday, July 27, 2018, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center.

She was born Sept. 3, 1943, in Wallingford, the daughter of William V. and Dorothy (Hammond) Nash.

Mrs. Weightman graduated from Wallingford High School in 1961.

She has been the site manager for the Wallingford Senior Meal program for over 35 years.

Mrs. Weightman enjoyed flower gardening, crocheting, crafts, coloring and doing puzzles.

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Joan D. Edwards

ST. ALBANS — Joan D. Edwards, 90, died peacefully at The Villa Rehab Center in St. Albans, Vermont on July 18, 2018, after a courageous battle with pneumonia and dementia.

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Richard William Smith

FERRISBURGH — Richard William Smith, age 64, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

Richard left behind his beloved Harley Davidson and a family who loved him dearly these past 25 years. We will miss you Richard.◊

Frank Walton Wetmore

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Frank Walton Wetmore, 77, went to be with his Lord and entered his rest on July 16, 2018. Frank was born on July 13, 1941, in Middlebury, Vt., son of Walton and Rosa Wetmore.

He graduated from Middlebury High School in 1960. He was a licensed pilot from the age of sixteen, before he even got his drivers’ license. His love of flying encompassed agricultural crop-dusting, flight instruction, and charter flying. Frank also faithfully served his country for six years in the Vermont Army National Guard.

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Deborah Sharpe-Lunstead

MIDDLEBURY — Deborah Sharpe-Lunstead, 65, of Middlebury, passed away in Porter Hospital from multiple myeloma on July 17, 2018. She was born in Newark, N.J., on December 12, 1952, to Irwin and Libby (Alperstein) Sharpe.

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Barbara Preston Berger

WALL, N.J. — Barbara Preston Berger, 90, of Wall, NJ, passed away peacefully on the morning of July 18, 2018.

“Bobbie” Berger was born in Philadelphia and raised in Wyncote, PA. She and her husband Bill raised their three children in Montclair, NJ, before moving to Manchester, NJ. Bobbie was known for her wit and sense of humor. She was loved by all who met her. Bobbie loved to bowl, swim, sing and dance. She spent every summer of her life, swimming in Lake Champlain while staying at a Vermont cottage built by her grandfather.

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Madeleine Kamman

MIDDLEBURY — Madeleine Kamman, 87, well known chef, author, restaurateur, and TV personality, passed away peacefully at her home in Middlebury, Vt., on July 16, 2018. She was born on Nov. 22, 1930, in Paris, France.

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Barbara J. Engel

WEYBRIDGE — Barbara J. Engel, age 57, passed into the spirit world peacefully on Sunday, July 15, 2018, at her home in Weybridge, Vt. Barb succumbed to liver cancer metastasized from ocular melanoma.

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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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