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Loren R. “Dick” Nadeau

BRIDPORT — Loren R. “Dick” Nadeau, 81, died Wednesday evening, May 23, 2018, at Porter Medical Center after a few hours from a cancer treatment.

He was born May 25, 1936, in Bridport, the son of Gordon and Blanche (Tatro) Nadeau.

Dick attended local schools in Bridport and was a graduate of Middlebury High School class of 1954.

He worked as a caretaker at the home of Bob and Polly Maguire of Shoreham for over 50 years.

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Lucille Matilda Monger

BRISTOL/PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Lucille Matilda Monger, a resident of Prescott, Ariz. for three decades, finally returned to God peacefully on May 27, 2018 in Middlebury, Vt., at the age of 96. She was being cared for by her care-giver in Bristol, Vermont.

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William E. Dunn Jr.

MONKTON — William E. Dunn Jr. of Monkton, Vt., passed away in his sleep on May 29 of natural causes. Bill was born in Northampton, Mass., on July 17, 1928, to Kathryn Lucey and William E. Dunn.

Bill attended public schools in Northampton and joined the U.S. Army following his graduation from High School. Bill served in the Military Police and spent time in Korea prior to the Korean War. Upon his honorable discharge from the military, Bill attended the University of Massachusetts on the G.I. Bill, where he graduated with a B.S. in mechanical engineering.

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Claudia Louise DeMers memorial service

NEW HAVEN — Claudia Louise DeMers, age 76, died Friday, June 1, 2018, at her home in New Haven. A gathering in celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at 11 a.m., at the New Haven Congregational Church. The Rev. Edward Hilbert will officiate. A private graveside committal service and burial will take place on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 10 a.m., in Hillside Cemetery in Torrington. A full obituary will appear in the June 7 edition of the Addison Independent

Walter H. and Sherry A. Gibbs memorial service

HAGUE, N.Y. — Burial services for Walter H. Gibbs Jr. and Sherry A. Gibbs, both formally of East Middlebury/Cornwall, will be held Saturday, June 9, at 11:30 a.m., at Evergreen Cemetery, Route 74, West Cornwall. A gathering will be in Ticonderoga, N.Y., at the American Legion Post 224, 104 Montcalm St., following the service.

Huguette-Laure Knox

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Huguette-Laure Knox passed away May 11 at her home in Maryland.

A native of Beaulieu-sur-mer in France, she studied at the Université d’Aix-Marseille, and held the national CAPES degree in English. She joined the Middlebury French Department in 1969 and taught through retirement, preparing hundreds of students for study in France.

She leaves her husband Edward; sons Olivier and Christophe, daughters-in-law Jennifer Lewis and Gabrielle Laurens; and grandsons Oscar, Félix and Marcel.

Edwin C. Douglas

SHOREHAM — Edwin C. Douglas, 97, of Shoreham, Vt., died peacefully in his sleep, on May 10, 2018, at Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing. He was born in Shoreham on Nov. 26, 1920, and lived there for most of his life.

Edwin belonged to the Shoreham Congregational Church, the Farm Bureau and the Masons and other area organizations. He was a Justice of the Peace, Deacon of the Church and helped his community in many other ways.

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Rolland Dagenais

MONTPELIER — Rolland Dagenais, 92, resident of Heaton Woods, Montpelier, Vt., died on May 24, 2018, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin.

He was born in Marionville, Ontario, the son of Joseph Dagenais and Alice Marion, in 1926. He married Bernadette (Benoit) in 1946.

He was a successful dairy farmer who could fix any piece of machinery and, upon retirement from farming, was a foreman at an industrial plant.

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Janet Banner

MIDDLEBURY — Janet Banner, 58, died peacefully in Middlebury on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

She was born Aug. 10, 1959, in Middlebury, the daughter of Frank and Florence (Forbes) Banner.

Janet was a graduate of Middlebury Union High School, class of 1977. She graduated from UVM with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, class of 1981.

She traveled extensively throughout the U.S. She specialized in the cardiothoracic arena.

Janet was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

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Carol Elizabeth Knauss

BRIDPORT — Carol Elizabeth Knauss 80, died Friday, May 18, 2018, at the home of her daughter in Shoreham after a brief illness.

She was born December 16, 1937, in Manhattan, N.Y., the daughter of Albert E. and Martha Eldora (George) Clark.

Carol was employed at Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference for many years as the administrative assistant.

She enjoyed classical music, good Scotch, her dog Hollie, good literature and traveling to England. Christmas was her favorite time of year.

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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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