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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.
  • 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.

H. KENT WRIGHT IV

MIDDLEBURY — H. Kent Wright IV, 61, of Middlebury died May 22, 2015, with his wife and family by his side at UVM Medical Center in Burlington.

He was born on April 18, 1954, the first child of H. Kent and Patricia (Payne) Wright III in Middlebury and grew up on the family homestead in Bridport. He attended schools in Bridport and Middlebury, graduating from Middlebury Union High School in 1972.

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IDA BRACE

STARKSBORO — Ida (Stokes) Brace, 90, of Starksboro died Friday, May 15, 2015, at Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

She was born June 30, 1924, in Lacolle, Canada, the daughter of Elidor and Adelia (Duquette) Gauther.

She married Wayne E. Stokes on June 30, 1945. She married Harley Brace on June 30, 1973, and they settled on the farm.

She leaves behind a daughter, Penny Bennett and husband Louis, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

STANTON BRYDEN

BRISTOL — Stanton H. Bryden, 93, of Bristol died Tuesday, May 19, at 5 p.m.

He was born Dec. 14, 1921, in Oneida, N.Y., to Stanton and Bessie Bryden. He graduated from Tisbury High School in Tisbury, Mass., in 1940. He served in the Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1945. He graduated from University of Vermont in 1948 and married Rosemary Bristol the same year.

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J.K. STEWART KIRKALDY

MIDDLEBURY — James Kydd Stewart Kirkaldy, 86, a retired family doctor who practiced in Westport, Mass., for 45 years, died May 19, 2015, at Helen Porter Nursing Home in Middlebury from complications after hip surgery.

Born on July 3, 1928, in March, England, Kirkaldy, known as Stewart, was the only child of Scottish natives John and Rhoda Kydd Kirkaldy. After his early education in March, where he was an accomplished athlete as well as student, he went to medical school at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

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BEVERLY NORTON

BRIDPORT — Beverly Ann (Longley) Norton, 77, died Tuesday May 19, 2015, with her family by her side.

She was born July 5, 1937, in Burlington, the daughter of Clifton and Elizabeth (Emery) Longley.

On June 26, 1954, she married Carl Norton.

Throughout the years, she served the town of Bridport in many different capacities: town clerk, treasurer and dispatcher. Her relatives say she was a caring woman who always loved spending time with her family, instilling a strong sense of family values.

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WILLIAM ROTAX

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — William Edward “Mr. Bill” Rotax, 61, of Syracuse, N.Y./North Ferrisburgh, Vt., died April 25, 2015, at his home in Syracuse, N.Y.

He was born in Middlebury, Vt., on June 10, 1953, the first son of Adolphus F. and Mary (LaFountain) Rotax.

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CHRISTOPHER ACKER SR.

BRISTOL — Christopher Peter Acker, Sr., passed peacefully at his home with his loving family on Friday, May 15, 2015, after a long illness.

He was born on Dec. 13, 1935, to Hannet (Shadroui) Acker and Judson Franklin Acker in Barre, Vermont. He graduated from Spaulding High School in Barre, went on to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Vermont.

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HOWARD BARRETT

MIDDLEBURY — A graveside service for Howard W. Barrett of Middlebury, who died Dec. 9, 2014, will be held Friday, May 22, 2015, at 1 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Benson.

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JOSAPHAT BOLDUC

BRISTOL — Josaphat Stanilaus Bolduc, 97, died Monday, May 18, 2015, at his home in Bristol.

He was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on Nov. 13, 1917. He was the son of Evariste and Clementine (Labelle) Bolduc. He moved with his family to Bristol and then New Haven when he was a child. On June 14, 1948, he married Mary (Cousino) Bolduc at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Bristol.

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EUGENE CHAMBERLAND

WALTHAM — The graveside committal service and burial for Eugene George Chamberland, 54, of Waltham who died March 10, 2015, will be held on Sunday, May 24, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the family lot in Pine Hill Cemetery in Brandon.

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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: obits@addisonindependent.com
 


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