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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.
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Vera Cota

STARKSBORO — Vera Arlene Cota, 94, of Starksboro died peacefully on Sunday, June 3, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington surrounded by her children.

She was born Jan. 12, 1918, in South Starksboro, the daughter of Percy and Mildred Tarte Shepard. She was a lifelong resident of Starksboro.

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Donald Dayton

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Donald Roy Dayton Sr. of Vero Beach, Fla., a World War II veteran, died Memorial Day, May 28, 2012, at Indian River Medical Center following a short illness. He was 86.

Don was born in 1925, the only son and youngest child of the late Roy Leslie Dayton and Myrtie Belle (King) Dayton. Raised in Middlebury, Vt., Don dropped out of Middlebury High School at age 17 to be part of the fighting effort of WW II. He served in the Pacific Theatre as a navy cook for the duration of the war.

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George Kilbourn

BRISTOL — George Lewis “Sonny” Kilbourn of Bristol died Nov. 8, 2011, at Starr Farm Home after a yearlong battle against liver cancer.

Born in Newburgh, N.Y., Jan. 7, 1929, he was the only son of Marie McTamany and Dr. George Lewis Kilbourn DDS, and grandson of Mary Emma Laroque and Arthur Barlow Kilbourn.

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Dean Leonard

SOUTH BURLINGTON — Dean A. Leonard, 91, of South Burlington died on Monday, June 4, 2012, at his home.

From the early age of 8, Dean’s head was always in the clouds. He had just taken his first flight at Rock’s Flying School in Bristol. At every opportunity he took to the skies. By the age of 20, he had earned his civilian pilot’s license.

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Gertrude McDonough

LEICESTER — Gertrude Pauline McDonough died Friday, June 1, 2012, at Mountain View Center in Rutland.

She was born in Leicester. She was the daughter of Charles and Caroline (LaDam) Johnson. She received her education in Leicester schools. She worked for many years in patient care at Porter Hospital.

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Robin Morrison

WELLFORD, S.C. — Robin Dale Morrison, 56, of Wellford, S.C., died May 24, 2012, at the Regional Hospice House in Spartanburg.

He was born in Springfield, Vt., on July 4, 1955, son of Daniel Kenneth Morrison Jr. and Carol (Martin) Morrison.

He grew up in Leicester, Vt., graduated from Otter Valley Union High School and from Murray State University in Murray, Ky. After college, he moved to South Carolina. His recent employer was Ostrem Tools of Lyman, S.C.

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Nona Peck

BRANDON — Nona Fife Peck, 88, died Friday, June 1, 2012, at her home in Fort Myers, Fla.

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Phyllis Pitkin

BRISTOL—Phyllis Glendine Rhodes Pitkin of Bristol died peacefully on Tuesday morning, May 30, 2012, one day after her 92nd birthday at the care home of Kathy and George Forand where she received loving care.

She was born in Lincoln on May 29, 1920, to Winfred and Lois (Lafayette) Rhodes. She graduated from Bristol High School in 1936 and attended the University of Vermont with the class of 1939. She finished her last coursework and graduated with the class of 1965.

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Henry Prickitt

MIDDLEBURY — Henry Beall “Hank” Prickitt, Middlebury College Henry Norman Hudson Professor of English emeritus, died at home in Middlebury on June 4. He was 93 years old. He graduated from Bronxville High School in 1937 and Phi Beta Kappa from Amherst College with a major in English Literature and Classics. At Amherst, he excelled in track and cross-country, and enjoyed success in several memorable meets in Madison Square Garden. He earned his PhD from Harvard in 1952, having briefly taught at the Choate School and Penn State.

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Chris Rockwood

BRISTOL — Many tears, many friends, but most of all smiles, sent Christopher John Rockwood on his way to meet his dad, George, to celebrate good times on June 2, 2012.

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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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