Obituaries 03/17/08

Henry C. NortonADDISON — Henry C. Norton, 80, died Thursday, March 13, 2008, at his home in Addison. He was born Nov. 19, 1927, in Addison, the son of Cora Bell Norton.He retired from Simmons after 35 years, and, according to family, he enjoyed camping, dancing, traveling, and working around his house. He is survived by his two daughters, Rose Cote and her husband Giles of Colorado, and Bettie Cassidy and her husband William of West Ferrisburgh; three granddaughters; a great-grandson; companion Sylvia Soulia of 23 years; two sisters, Ellen Grant of Florida, and Florence Gordon of California; and a brother, Harvey Smith Jr. of Bristol. Memorial contributions may be made to Vergennes Area Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 11, Vergennes, VT 05491.Joan (Bosworth) JackmanBRISTOL — Joan (Bosworth) Jackman, 80, died on Wednesday, March 12, 2008, at Porter Hospital surrounded by her family after a brief illness.  She was born on March 27, 1927, in Peru, N.Y., the daughter of Carlton H. and Pauline H. (Hosford) Bosworth. Joan graduated from Bristol High School in 1944 and from UVM in 1948. She married Fred E. Jackman on August 23, 1947. She taught elementary school in Vergennes for 18 years. According to family she enjoyed her grandchildren, reading, crosswords, and playing cards with friends and family, as well as her dogs Luna and Cooper, and she was a life long Red Sox fan. She is survived by her husband of 60 years; four children, Paul Jackman and his companion Cheri Rockwood, Peter and Debra Jackman, Lori Jackman, and Lisa Jackman; nine grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, John F. Bosworth.A memorial service was held on Saturday, March 15, at the United Church of Lincoln. Interment will be at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Addison County Home Health and Hospice, P.O. Box 754, Middlebury, VT 05753; Weathervane, Attn. Bill Finger, Box 390, Lincoln, VT 05443; or Bristol Food Shelf c/o St. Ambrose Parish, 1 School St., Bristol, VT 05443.

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