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Theresa May (Bisonnette) Burbo, 72, of Bristol

BRISTOL — Theresa May (Bisonnette) Burbo passed away on May 17, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Nov. 3, 1946, to Mildred Lamieux and Armond Bissonnette. Later her stepfather was Stephen Brackley.

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Nicholas Rowland Clifford, 88, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Nicholas Rowland Clifford died peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at his home at Eastview at Middlebury.

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Francis H. Cram, 91, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Francis H. Cram, 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing in Middlebury. He was born in Ripton to Harley and Mildred Cram on Dec. 25, 1927.

After high school Francis went into the Navy for two years, then went to work with his dad at Middlebury College/Bread Loaf for more than 42 years.

He loved playing music with his friends and was a member of the Champlain Valley Fiddlers Club.

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Audrey J. DeBaise, 81, of Starksboro

STARKSBORO — Audrey J. DeBaise, age 81, beloved wife of Ronald DeBaise, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019, at her home in Starksboro, Vt.

She was born Dec. 8, 1938, in East Haven, Conn., the daughter of Anthony Hudson and Charlotte Meringer. She was a 1958 graduate of East Haven High School. She married Ronald DeBaise on Sept. 5, 1959, sharing almost 60 wonderful years together. She moved with Ronnie to Vermont in 2006 to spend more time with their children and grandchildren.

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Florida A. Douville, 93, of Ferrisburgh

FERRISBURGH — Florida A. Douville, 93, passed peacefully away Sunday, May 26, 2019 at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vt.

She was born April 23, 1926, in Brandon, Vt., the daughter of Albert and Lea Payette Turpin.

Florida was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Vergennes.

Florida loved to travel and enjoyed gardening. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.

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Merritt Hull Eddy memorial Service

MIDDLEBURY — A celebration of life to honor the memory of Merritt Hull Eddy will be held in the Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society Sanctuary in Middlebury, on Sunday, June 2, at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made for the educational benefit of Merritt’s children, Marshall Richard and Ashlyn Tamara Eddy, via the Merritt Eddy Honorary Trust, One Woodbine Lane, Amherst, NH 03031.

Kathleen Ellen Fiske, 90, of Weybridge

WEYBRIDGE — Kathleen Ellen Fiske, 90 died Wednesday afternoon May 22, 2019, at her residence in Weybridge after a brief illness.

She was born July 13, 1928, in Middlebury, the daughter of Alfred and Mabel (Masterson) Narabone.

Kathleen was a graduate of Middlebury High School and worked many years as a custodian at Middlebury College.

She was a member of the Weybridge Congregational Church and enjoyed spending time with her family.

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Celebration of life for John Manning, former Bristol resident

BRISTOL — A celebration of life will be held for John Manning on June 8, 2019, from 1-4 p.m. at the Bristol American Legion, 56 Airport Dr., in Bristol. Mr. Manning was a longtime resident of Bristol until he moved to Florida in 1980. After a long and courageous battle with diabetes, John passed away peacefully on Nov. 24, 2018, at his home in Lake Worth, Fla., surrounded by many family members.

Stella Marie (Benjamin) Ploof, 76, Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Middlebury

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. —Stel lost her 6 1/2 year battle with Alzheimer’s and Aphasia on May 24, 2019, with her family by her side. Stel was born Sept. 5, 1942, in Cornwall, Vt., to Richard and Alberta (Lafountain) Benjamin.

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Monica B. Ringer, 62, of Waltham

WALTHAM — Monica B. Ringer, 62, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington after a courageous battle against cancer.

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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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