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URSULA MARGARET HEIBGES

MIDDLEBURY — It is with great sadness that the family and friends of Ursula Heibges, age 88, announce her passing on May 18, 2017 after a brief illness. She died peacefully, surrounded by a loving group of friends.  Ursula will be missed but not forgotten by the many who were touched by her gentle spirit.

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JOSEPH L. GREGORY

PORT HENRY, N.Y. — Joseph L. Gregory, age 61, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at his home in Port Henry surrounded by family after a battle with lung cancer.

Mr. Gregory is survived by his wife, Katherine, four children: James Gregory of Port Henry, N.Y., Tammy Perkins Shaw of Witherbee, N.Y., Monica Opdyke-Pelzer of South Carolina, and Tonia Huizenga of Bennington, Vt.; three stepchildren: Arthur Pelkey of Middlebury, Vt., Karen Pelkey of Middlebury, Vt., and Kelly Bergmans of Ferrisburgh, Vt.

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GLADYS C. AUSTIN

MIDDLEBURY — Gladys C. Austin, 82, died Sunday May 21, 2017 at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born March 15, 1935 in Panton, the daughter of Frank T. and Theresa Marie (Marshall) Chaffee.

Gladys married Levi Austin on July 28, 1951 in Weybridge.

She enjoyed baking, cooking, spending time with her family and her friends at the commons. She enjoyed nature and loved fishing, hunting, camping and gardening.

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JOSEPH J. VICERE III

LINCOLN — Joseph J. Vicere III, Aged 65, was called home to his Lord on May 10, 2017. He passed away at his home after suffering a coronary.

Joe was born on April 13, 1952, in New Brunswick, N.J., the son of Claire Monaghan and Joseph J. Vicere, Jr.

Mary I. Plouffe

BRIDPORT — Graveside services for Mary I. Plouffe, 82, who died March 27, 2017, will be held on Friday, May 26, at the Bridport Central Cemetery at11 a.m.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home.

RONALD J. PERRON

NORTH FERRISBURGH — Ronald Jean Perron, 69, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at University of Vermont Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, May 23, from 5–8 p.m. at A W Rich Funeral Home – Essex Chapel, 57 Main St., Essex Junction. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 24, at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Church, Winooski, with Monsignor Richard G. Lavalley officiating.

Inurnment will follow in the family lot in Resurrection Park Cemetery in South Burlington.

HELEN M. WAKEFIELD

RUTLAND — Helen M. Wakefield, 87, of Rutland, formerly of Hancock, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Mountain View Health Care in Rutland.

She was born Feb. 15, 1930, in Hancock, where she was raised and attended school. She married Edwin Wakefield on March 10, 1952. He predeceased her in 1989.

She worked at the Hancock veneer mill over 40 years, retiring in 1992.

QUEENIE IDA TEMPLE

BRISTOL — Queenie Ida Temple, 87, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Hanover Terrace in Hanover, N.H., after a five-month ordeal that began in November.
Queenie was born October 2, 1929 in Stockbridge, Vt., to the late Ralph Fred Bird and Queenie Townsend Bird. She graduated from Whitcomb High School in 1947 and Mary Fletcher School for Nursing in 1951. She then enrolled in the U.S. Air Force as a commissioned officer stationed in Biloxi, Miss. 

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WILLIAM (SKIP) LANGE ROBERTS

ADDISON — William (Skip) Lange Roberts, 77, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at his home in Addison.
He was born August 26, 1939 in Ferrisburgh, the son of Sylvester and Elmira (Lange) Roberts.

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DORIS IRENE (BESSETTE) GODARD

BRISTOL — Doris Irene (Bessette) Godard’s journey of life entered Eternal Glory to be with her beloved son, Darrell, on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, after residing at home, where it was filled with love and devotion.

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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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