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Joyce M. Shepard

STARKSBORO — Joyce M. Shepard, 90, passed away peacefully at the VNA Respite House, in Colchester, Vt., on Sept. 18, 2018, following a brief illness. Her loving family was at her side.

She was born on Feb. 7, 1928, in North Hero, Vt., daughter of Fred and Anna (Lapointe) Beshaw. Joyce was one of twelve children.

Joyce married the love of her life, Lyle Shepard, on March 1, 1947. Together they raised three sons. The happiest moments in her life were spent with her family.

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Robert Henry Williams

At 12:33 a.m., during the quiet hours of early morning on September 5, 2018, our dear brother Bobby - Robert Henry Williams - peacefully passed from this enchanting world in which we presently live and pierced the barrier into the next. We are deeply saddened to lose our earthly contact with him, yet we marvel as we consider what startling new experiences he may be having, pray toward our encountering him once again there, and for his swift and comfortable adjustment to his new environment.

We all bless the time we had with him.

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Steven Kolaczewski, 64, formerly of Bristol

Steven Kolaczewski, 64 years young, from Edgewater, FL, (formerly from Bristol, VT) died unexpectedly on September 9, 2018. He was born on November 7, 1953 in New Bedford, MA to the late Walter John and Barbara (Jean) Kolaczewski.

Steve and Gerry (Barber) Kolaczewski married on August 8, 1992 and recently retired together and moved to the New Smyrna Beach area.

Amber Marie Kimball

STARKSBORO — Amber Marie Kimball passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 9, 2018, at the age of 27.

She will be eternally missed by her three-year-old love of her life, her son Elyjah and his dad, Mike; her brother and best friend Tony and his wife KaLynne and new baby girl Sutton Marie; her mom Victoria and step-dad David; her father Bernard; her Gram Victoria; her very special Aunt Su; as well as many many more loved ones and friends.

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Susan S. Camp

SADIEVILLE, Ky. — Susan S. Camp RDH, 74, of Sadieville, Ky., formerly of Barre and Greensboro, Vt., wife of William E. Camp, went to be with her Lord Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. Born in Hartford, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Albert and Marion Roya Smith.

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Michael Allen Whitney

SALISBURY — Michael Allen Whitney, age 62, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.

A full obituary will appear in a later edition of the Addison Independent.

Catherine Shambo Smith

ELK GROVE, Calif. — Catherine Shambo Smith, age 96, passed away peacefully on Sept. 1, 2018, in Elk Grove, Calif. She was born Catherine Lucy Shambo on May 13, 1922 in Middlebury, Vt. to Ada Harvey and George N. Shambo. She graduated from Middlebury High School followed by Bellevue Nursing School in New York City.

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John E. LaFountain

BRIDPORT — John E. LaFountain, 57, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at his residence in Bridport.

He was born Feb. 17, 1961, in Middlebury, the son of Robert J. and Patricia A. (Fitzgerald) LaFountain.

John attended schools in Weybridge and Middlebury Union High School.

He was a member of the National Mud Race Association and the Antique and Classic Boat Society, Lake Champlain Chapter. John enjoyed woodworking, building things from reclaimed timbers, boat restoration and motor sports.

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Steven Kolaczewski

EDGEWATER, Fla. — Steven Kolaczewski, 64 years young, from Edgewater Fla., (formerly from Bristol, Vt.) died unexpectedly on Sept. 9, 2018. He was born on Nov. 7, 1953, in New Bedford, Mass., to the late Walter John and Barbara (Jean) Kolaczewski.

Steve and Gerry (Barber) Kolaczewski married on Aug. 8, 1992 and recently retired together and moved to the New Smyrna, Fla., area.

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Lawrence Halstead Keyes

FERRISBURGH — Lawrence Halstead Keyes, 77, of Ferrisburgh, a former Rutland resident, died Aug. 30, 2018, at the University of Vermont Medical Center.

He was born in Rutland, June 28, 1941, the son of Atty. Robinson and Dorothy (Halstead) Keyes.

He attended Rutland High School, and graduated from Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, Mass., in 1959, and Dartmouth College in 1963. He received an M.B.A. from the University of Vermont in 1981.

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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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