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  • 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.
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  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home/addison/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_many_to_one.inc on line 25.
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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_area::query() should be compatible with views_handler::query($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.

Lawrence Moore Washington, 93, Weybridge

WEYBRIDGE — Lawrence Moore Washington, husband, father, and teacher, passed away peacefully on April 23, 2019, at the age of 93. 

Allen Israel, 73, Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Allen Israel, 73, of Middlebury, died on April 27, 2019, following a long illness. Allen was born to Sara and Julius Israel in Novogrudok, Belarus, on June 16, 1945, soon after his parents were liberated toward the end of World War II in Europe. As the son of Holocaust survivors, Allen worked throughout his life to keep their memory and the memory of the atrocities they endured alive for future generations.

David Burton Van Vleck Sr., 89, Cornwall

CORNWALL — David Burton Van Vleck Sr., 89, died on April 22, 2019, at his home in Cornwall. 

Robert Jackson, 80, Orwell

ORWELL — It is with great sadness that Robert John Jackson, aka “Bob,” ”Dad,” ”Pops,” “Pop Pop,” “Bobby Jack,” ”Jackson” and other names we will save for later, passed away on April 28, 2019.

Bob, being the strong, determined man that he was, battled lung disease (COPD) for a long time. The last three years was done courageously, with few complaints until he took his last breath. Bob’s faithful, devoted dog “Rebel” was by his side the entire time.

Marjorie Vosburgh, 90, Lincoln

LINCOLN — Marjorie Culver Vosburgh, age 90, died on April 16, 2019 at Birchwood Terrace. She was born in Lincoln, Vt., on June 10, 1928, the daughter of Clarence and Maude (Masterson) Culver.

Marjorie attended elementary school in Lincoln and Bristol High School.

Nellie Spencer, 92, Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Nellie Spencer of Middlebury, Vt., passed away peacefully Friday, April 26, 2019, at the Vergennes Residential Care Home, with her daughter Alice by her side. Nellie was born August 25, 1926, in Weston, Vt., to Roland and Mildred (Harris) Hale.

Penny Sherwood funeral services

LINCOLN/BRISTOL — The friends and acquaintances of Penny Sherwood, who was born October 8, 1943, and died Jan. 26, 2019, are respectfully invited to attend funeral services in her honor at Lincoln United Church in Lincoln at 11 a.m., May 4, 2019. A gathering to follow at the American Legion Hall, Bristol, VT from 1-3 p.m. ◊

Nancy Hanks Cragen Jacobs, 88, of Bristol, wife of Burton Jacobs

OXFORD, Conn. — Nancy Hanks Cragen Jacobs, 88, of Oxford, Conn., passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury, Conn., surrounded by her loving family on April 8, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Burton E. Jacobs for sixty-seven years. They were reunited in heaven on January 21, 2019.

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Burton E. Jacobs, 94, of Oxford, Conn.

OXFORD, Conn. — Burton E. Jacobs, 94, of Oxford, Conn., passed away peacefully on Jan. 21, 2019, at his home with his son by his side. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 67 years, Nancy Cragen Jacobs.

Burton was born at home on Aug. 15, 1924, in Bristol, Vt., son of the late Chester E. and Ruth Beers Jacobs.

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Maximilian L. Ferro, F.A.I.A., 77, of Brandon

BRANDON — Preservation architect, teacher, and beloved husband, father and friend Maximilian Luciano Leonidas Ferro died April 23, 2019. He was the only child of the late Alberto Ferro and Cristina Bianca Pellizzari, the Italian illustrator known as “Miki.”

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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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