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Obituaries

  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_sort::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_sort.inc on line 165.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 599.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 599.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_query::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_query.inc on line 181.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 136.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_field.inc on line 1148.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Declaration of image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images::pre_render() should be compatible with views_handler_field::pre_render($values) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/image/contrib/image_attach/image_attach_views_handler_field_attached_images.inc on line 112.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($group_by = false) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area.inc on line 81.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area_text::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_area_text.inc on line 121.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 1118.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.

02/09/09

Nanni Mayer

RIVERDALE, N.Y. — Nanni Mayer, 91, of Riverdale (Bronx), N.Y., died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009, at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.

Mrs. Mayer was born in Mainz, Germany, and came to the United States in 1938 after fleeing the Nazis.

02/05/09

Thomas E. Wisell

RIPTON — Thomas E. Wisell, 70, of Ripton, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2009, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington after a brief illness.

He was born Jan. 18, 1939, in Middlebury, the son of the late Leo and Helen (Kilbride) Wisell.

02/02/09

Elizabeth Lyon “Libby” O’Neal

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Elizabeth Lyon “Libby” O’Neal, 47, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009 at Southwest Florida Regional Medical Center in Fort Myers, Fla. She died peacefully in her sleep after a battle with cancer.

She was born Feb. 27, 1961, in Middlebury, the daughter of Denton L. and Ann B. Lyon.

01/29/09

Donna Marie (Lee) Tanner

EDEN — Donna Marie (Lee) Tanner, 56, of Eden, died Jan. 21, 2009, at Fletcher Allen Healthcare in Burlington after a long battle with diabetes.

She was born Aug. 10, 1952, in Middlebury, the foster daughter of Norman and Mary Rose Audet of Bridport.

01/26/09

Leonard E. “Sonny” Stearns

FERRISBURGH — Leonard E. “Sonny” Stearns, 67, died at home during the early morning hours of Jan. 21, 2009, following a long period of declining health. He was surrounded by his wife and family.

He was born in Charlotte on May 18, 1941, the son of Elwin and Lucy Ryder Stearns.

01/22/09

Wendell C. “Bud” Wimett

MIDDLEBURY — Wendell C. “Bud” Wimett, 71, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, in his home, surrounded by his loving family and friends.

01/19/09

Anthony L. Susco

MOUNT HOLLY/VERGENNES — Anthony L. Susco, 63, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at Rutland Regional Hospital.

He was born Jan. 5, 1946, in Burlington, the son of Joseph and Beatrice (Blaise) Susco.

01/19/09

Anthony L. Susco

MOUNT HOLLY/VERGENNES — Anthony L. Susco, 63, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at Rutland Regional Hospital.

He was born Jan. 5, 1946, in Burlington, the son of Joseph and Beatrice (Blaise) Susco.

Obituaries 1/15/09

Kolona O. “Kony” (Corliss) Zeno

BRISTOL, Vt./FRANKLIN, Va. — Kolona O. “Kony” (Corliss) Zeno, 76, of Franklin, Va., died Nov. 30, 2008, in her sleep. Her husband, Howard R. Zeno, 77, also of Franklin, died four days later on Dec. 4, 2008, also in his sleep.

Obituaries 01/08/09

Patrick Henry Liberty

WESTFORD — Patrick Henry Liberty, 78, of Westford, died on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008, at Northwestern Medical Center Hospital in St. Albans following a courageous battle with cancer and heart disease.

He was born in Starksboro on April 18, 1930, the son of the late Earl and Mary (Wright) Liberty. He married Marguerite Culver on Jan. 15, 1956, in Starksboro.

His family says he was an outdoorsman who loved horses and chickens, four-wheeling, hunting and snowmobiles.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marguerite; two sons, Ricky and wife Brenda of Fair Haven and Ronald of Fair Haven, former daughter-in-law, Lisa, daughter Anne of Winooski; three grandchildren, including Patrick of Westford, who was raised by his grandparents; a great-grandchild who will be born in July 2009; a brother, Barnet of Huntington; a sister, Elizabeth Peno and husband Reginald of Vergennes; sister-in-law, Nina Liberty of St. Albans; and many nieces, nephews and many friends.

He was predeceased by his parents, a sister, Lillian, and two brothers, Elenzer and Harold.

A memorial service will be held at the Red Brick Meeting Church in Westford at noon on Jan. 10. Burial will be private. Donations may be sent to Mrs. Marguerite Liberty, 694 Woods Hollow Road, Westford, VT 05494.


Edward Raymond Grant Jr.

LIBBY, Mont. — Edward Raymond Grant Jr., 61, of Libby, Mont., died unexpectedly on Dec. 29, 2008.

He was born in Hancock on June 15, 1947, the son of Edward and Helen (Faivre) Grant. He lived in East Middlebury for many years and attended local schools. He spent the last few years living in Libby.

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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