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Rebecca Lois ‘Becky’ Adams, 87, Brandon

BRANDON — Rebecca Lois “Becky” Adams, age 87, died Monday, March 5, 2018, at Porter Hospital in Middlebury.

Mrs. Adams was born in Florence on March 24, 1930. She was the daughter of Herbert Clark, Sr. and Ethel (Palmer) Clark. She grew up in Breese Mills and graduated from Brandon High School, class of 1947.

Catherine LeBoeuf, 96, Vergennes

VERGENNES — Catherine Margaret LeBoeuf (Larrow), aged 96, died peacefully on Feb. 28, 2018. at the Helen Porter Rehabilitation Center and Nursing Home in Middlebury, Vt. after a brief illness.

Catherine was born Dec. 7, 1921, in Vergennes, Vt., daughter of Helen and Leon Larrow. She grew up as a farm girl in East Charlotte and was a graduate of Vergennes High School. In 1941, Catherine married Howard J. LeBoeuf Jr. of Vergennes and periodically traveled with Howard throughout the United States during his various postings in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

Rita Benson, 92, Vergennes native

RUTLAND — Rita M. Benson, 92, died Feb. 20, 2018, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. She was born July 10, 1925, in Vergennes, the daughter of Foster and Mary E. (Choquette) Daigneault.

Rita and her husband founded, owned and operated A&W Root Beer in Rutland. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church of Rutland and St. Stanislaus Catholic Church of West Rutland.

LYNN WILLIANS WING

CHARLOTTE — Lynn O. Williams Wing passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at her home.

Born May 16, 1947, to Kathrine Horsford O’Neill and John O’Neill. Her husband John Wing, the love of her life, predeceased her.

She is survived by three sisters, Nancy Ryan and spouse, Carol O’Neill and Kitty O’Neill; five children, Martha Greene and spouse, Leah Deering and spouse, Rebecca Heflin and spouse, Steve Williams and spouse, and Shelbie Wing; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

KENNETH ERNEST TUTTLE

PANTON — Kenneth Ernest Tuttle, age 83, passed away at UVM Medical Center on Friday, February 16, 2018, surrounded by his family.

Born in Winooski on September 7th, 1934, son of William and Bernice (Sadlier) Tuttle. He was married to the mother of his children, Barbara (Dubois) Tuttle, and in 1988 he married the love of his life, Peggy (Baker) Tuttle.

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RALPH TEITSCHEID

CORNWALL — Ralph John Teitscheid (Opa), 83, of Cornwall, VT, passed away peacefully on January 20, 2018, in Burlington, Vermont, at UVM hospital due to a heart condition. Ralph was born on June 7, 1934, in Newark, New Jersey, son of Frederick Gottfried and Luise (Wadle) Teitscheid.

WILLIAM ‘BID’ SPEAR

CHARLOTTE, VT — William ‘Bid’ Spear Jr., 86, of Charlotte, died peacefully in the comfort of his home on Monday, February 19, 2018.

Bid was born on May 3, 1931, on his parents’ farm in Charlotte, to the late William Sr. and Irene (Fales) Spear.

The Spears’ love story started when he was 15 years old. On Valentine’s Day in 1951, Bid married the love of his life, Helena Mack. Together the two raised their four children, William, Jon, Kimberly and Darcy in their home in Charlotte, at the base of Mt. Philo.

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BRADLEY MIEROP

BRISTOL — Bradley Mierop, 59, passed away peacefully on Feb. 21, 2018. He was born Nov. 26, 1948, to Abraham and Margaret Mierop at Newton Hospital in New Jersey.

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CECILIA L. CURRY

SEBRING, Fla — Cecilia L. Curry, formerly of Middlebury, Vt., went to her rest with the Lord at age 93, on Feb. 25,2018. Cecilia, the fourth daughter of James and Josephine (Counter) Culver, was born in Weybridge, Vt. She graduated from Middlebury High School’s class of 1943 and Champlain College for Business in Burlington.

She and her first husband William R. Rogers founded and operated Rogers Fuel on Exchange Street in Middlebury until retirement. They resided half the year in Sebring and the other half in Middlebury and Ripton.

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DEAN JOHN GRAHAM

SPARKS, Nev. — On February 3, 2018, Dean Graham passed away peacefully, Sparks, Nevada. Dean is survived by his wife, Martha (Kracunas) Graham, and their son, Ian M. Graham, by stepchildren James and Kelly Floyd, and by granddaughter Elli Rinaldi. He is also survived by his four sisters, Susan, Sarah, Sharon, and Sandra, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Dean was born on April 25, 1961, in Middlebury, Vermont, the son of the late John W. and Elizabeth D. Graham of Weybridge, Vermont. He was a 1979 graduate of Middlebury Union High School.

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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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