MONKTON — Oliver “OB” Broughton, 79, passed away peacefully on Aug. 1, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his loving family, following a four-year courageous battle from an incurable infection, resulting from a lifesaving surgery. OB was born on Jan.7, 1933, in Bridport, Vt., the son of the late Oliver and Blandine (Charron) Broughton. He spent his younger years working on the family farm in Bridport. After graduating from Middlebury High School, class of 1950, he worked for Prudential Insurance, Simmonds Precision and other various jobs.
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