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Janet Leona Leggett, 86, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Janet Leggett was born to Roch and Simone (Bolduc) Malzac on March 2, 1933, in Middlebury, and peacefully passed away surrounded by family on April 5, 2019 after a long courageous battle with cancer. She lived her entire life in Middlebury.

Janet married Robert Leggett in 1950. They were married 55 years and raised five children, Carolyn, Robbie, Jane, Judy, and David (“Crocky”). Bob passed away in 2006.

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Alexander Sterling MacDonald III, 68, of Lincoln, avid angler, builder and conservationist.

LINCOLN —- Alexander Sterling MacDonald III, passed away peacefully at home, from cancer, with his wife and three daughters by his side on April 1, 2019.

Born May 8, 1950, in Beverly, Mass., to Mary Belle Wright and Dr. Alexander Sterling MacDonald, Jr., Alex had a playful childhood with his three younger sisters Amy, Susan, and Gene. He was a partner in crime to lifelong friends while exploring the woods, rivers, lakes, and coast of New England.

Stephen Joseph Smith, 61, of Bristol

BRISTOL — Stephen Joseph Smith of Bristol passed away surrounded by loving family and friends on April 8, 2019.

Steve was the fifth of nine children born to George and Doris Smith on Oct. 5, 1957, in Middlebury, Vt. He was raised in Bristol with his brothers and sisters and graduated from Mount Abraham Union High School in 1975. He enlisted in the army after graduation and served for four years, and was stationed in Germany for over a year.

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Kathryn Scoville Vaughn, 88, Monkton native

PALM BAY, Fla. — Kathryn Scoville Vaughn (nee Provoncha) passed away peacefully in Palm Bay, Fla., on Dec. 16, 2018, at the age of 88. She grew up in Monkton, Vt., and later lived in New York, Connecticut and Florida.

She is survived by her husband, Leslie Vaughn, of Palm Bay, Fla.; two of her three children, Tim Scoville of Crofton, Md. and Janet Scoville of Palm Bay, Fla.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Her daughter Cheryl Scoville died in 1966.

Anne Weller

COLCHESTER — Anne Weller, widow of David L. Weller, who died Dec. 26, 2006, died at the McClure-Miller Respite House in Colchester on April 7, 2019.

She is survived by daughter Amy Eggleston, her husband and two granddaughters Eve and Lily, all of Indianapolis, Ind.

She is survived by a sister, Barbara Wilson of Billings, Mont., and many nieces and nephews.

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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.

Raymond N. Paquette, 91, of Cornwall

CORNWALL — Raymond N. Paquette, 91, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services. He was born May 26, 1927, in New Bedford, Mass., the son of Arthur and Melina (Boudreau) Paquette.

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Travis Lee Tester, 30, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, our lives were forever changed when Travis Lee Tester, loving son, brother and friend, passed away at the age of 30.

Travis was born on Sept. 30, 1988, in Hayward, Calif., to John R. Tester and Michelle (Hemovich) Beausoleil. He graduated from Fair Haven Union High School, Class of 2005, and most recently worked at Fire and Ice in Middlebury as a waiter and bartender. Travis had many talents: he was a wonderful artist who enjoyed drawing comics, and he wrote and performed original music, especially rap music.

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Col. Stanley Stewart Ather, 89, of Southern Pines, N.C.

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. — Retired Army Colonel Stanley Stewart Ather, 89, of Southern Pines, N.C., passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at First Health Hospice House in Pinehurst.

He was born July 31, 1929, in Montpelier, Vermont, to the late Ruth Ather Demeritt and Stanley Louis Ather. He grew up in Waterbury, Vermont. Colonel Ather was a military veteran and served in the United States Army and Army Reserve for 35 years, retiring as a colonel in 1983.

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Donald E. Hunt, 89, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Donald E. Hunt, 89, died on Monday, March 25, 2019, at Helen Porter Health and Rehabilitation. He was born March 15, 1930 in Middlebury, the son of George and Marion A. (Nichols) Hunt.

He enjoyed being outdoors riding around in his boat, fishing and camping. He also enjoyed making miniature antique furniture. He loved animals and he especially loved teasing his grandchildren.

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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).

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