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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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EDWARD “PETE” GIPSON

MIDDLEBURY — Family and friends are invited to the graveside committal service and burial for Edward “Pete” Gipson, age 82, who died December 16, 2016. The service, including military honors, will be held on Thursday, May 25, at 11 a.m., Farmingdale Veterans Cemetery, East Middlebury.

BETTY DOUGLAS

SHOREHAM — Betty Douglas widow of Robert C Douglas, Sr., died on May 12, 2017. Mother of three extraordinary children and their spouses, Amy, Robert Jr. and Scott all of Shoreham. Betty’s life was enriched by the stepchildren, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren her children’s spouses each brought to their marriages. 

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AUDREY ANN ALBERICO

BRANDON — Audrey Ann Alberico, age 84, died Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Alberico was born in Proctor on January 19, 1933. She was the daughter of Carroll and Hazel (Parker) Comstock. She grew up in Proctor, where she received her early education. She has been a resident of Brandon since 1973, moving here from Rutland. She enjoyed knitting and sewing and loved babysitting her grandchildren. Audrey loved her family time. Her family was her world.

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CYNTHIA J. BURNETT

MIDDLEBURY — Cynthia J. Burnett of Middlebury passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Porter Medical Center.

Cindy was born December 29, 1956, in Newport, Vt., the step-daughter of Donald and Ilene (St. George) Little.

Cindy was a volunteer driver for ACTR.

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HARRIET LAYTON BELLERJEAU

RALEIGH, N.C. —, age 76, passed away peacefully in her home Monday morning the first of May, 2017. She was held by the brightening light of day and was surrounded by family, birdsong, and sunshine in her glorious garden.

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PETER FERLAND ADAMS

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Peter Ferland Adams, of Phoenix, Ariz. passed away on December 14, 2016 at the age of 69 from a Glioblastoma. Peter was born August 19, 1947 the only son of Ferland and Marie (Roscoe) Adams. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marianne Marsh Adams (Ariz.), his son, Chad Aaron Adams (Mikkelyn) and 3 children (Ariz.), daughter Johnna Adams Stanley (Ross) and 2 children (Ariz.), and daughter Leah Adams (Ariz.).

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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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