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Albert Prescott, Jr.

RUTLAND — Albert Donald Prescott, Jr., 41, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at the home of his mother in Clarendon.
The funeral service was held Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. The Rev. Richard White, pastor of the Brandon Congregational Church, officiated. A private graveside committal service and burial will take place at a later date in Pine Hill Cemetery in Brandon.

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Correction: Lucile Tierney

CORRECTION: Due to incorrect information provided to the newspaper, the obituary for Lucile Tierney of Middlebury that appeared in last Thursday’s Independent misspelled the name of one of Mrs. Tierney’s daughters, a son-in-law and a grandson. It should have said she was survived by, among others, daughter Pam and her husband Brian Ladeau, and grandson Brian Ladeau.

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Sheldon Woodward

FOREST DALE — Sheldon Albert Woodward, 81, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at his home in Forest Dale.
The graveside committal service and burial, with military honors, took place on Monday, Nov. 22, at Forest Dale Cemetery. Bertram Coolidge, a family friend, officiated.
He was born in Rumney, N.H., on July 12, 1929. He was the son of Harold and Hattie (Boswell) Woodward.
He graduated from Plymouth (N.H.) High School, class of 1947. In his earlier years he worked as a contract logging manager for S.A. Woodward in Quincy, N.H.

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Ralph Carbo Jr.

SALISBURY — Dr. Ralph John “Pop-a-Doc” Carbo Jr., 89, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at his home in Salisbury, surrounded by his loving family.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brandon. The Rev. Albert “Skip” Baltz, pastor, will be the celebrant.
Following the Mass the family will receive friends in St. Mary’s Parish Hall for a time of fellowship and remembrance.

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Leo Connor Sr.

BRIDPORT — Leo Jerome Connor Sr. of Bridport died Nov. 6, 2010.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Middlebury. The Rev. William Beaudin officiated. Burial followed in St. Genevieve’s Cemetery in Shoreham.
Leo was born Nov. 27, 1915, in Smithfield, R.I., son of John Connor and Katherine Grady. He graduated from LaSalle Academy in Providence, R.I., and from Providence College.

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Virginia Hall

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — Virginia Marie (Coulter) Hall, 72, of Zephyrhills died Monday Nov. 15, 2010, at Florida Hospital-Zephyrhills. She was a former longtime resident of Williamstown, Mass., and New Haven, Vt.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Nov. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Sherman Burbank Memorial Chapel in Williamstown, Mass. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery. Calling hours at the chapel are from 10 a.m. to the funeral.
She was born in Williamstown, Mass., on Oct. 30, 1938, daughter of Raymond and Arrietta (Harwood) Coulter. She attended Williamstown schools.

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Eleanore LaFave

VERGENNES — Eleanore Blair LaFave, 69, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at her home in Vergennes.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov 22, at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Vergennes. Interment will be in Prospect Cemetery in Vergennes. Friends may call at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Vergennes on Monday from 1 p.m. up to the hour of the funeral.
She was born May 20, 1941, in Vergennes, the daughter of Carroll and Juanita Porter Blair.

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Claire Langdon

CLOVIS, N.M. — Claire L. Langdon, 72, of Clovis, N.M., died Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at Southwest Regional Center in Lubbock.
Memorial services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at The Chapel, 1500 Thornton, Clovis, with Deacon Daniel Chavez officiating.
She was born Oct. 22, 1938, in Middlebury, Vt., to Israel Cyril and Gabrielle Bolduc LaFountain. She married Joe Langdon Nov. 1, 1974, in New Haven, Vt. They moved to Clovis in October 1998.

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Joshua Litch Sr.

MIDDLEBURY — Joshua James Litch Sr. died Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, after a long and courageous battle with Alpha 1 antritripsin deficiency. He was one month short of his 35th birthday.
A service was held Nov. 15 at the Vergennes Congregational Church.
He was born Dec. 12, 1975, to Timothy Litch and Joan Freeguard Litch.
He graduated from Middlebury Union High School and immediately left for the United States Marine Corps. He served his country for three-and-a-half years.

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Lucile Tierney

MIDDLEBURY — Lucile Tierney passed away on Nov. 16, 2010, surrounded by her loving family.
Lucile was born Aug. 17, 1921, the daughter of Noah and Leah (Highter) Duclos in Lincoln.
She attended Bristol High School and graduated in 1939. She married Milan Tierney on Sept. 15, 1941, at St. Ambrose Church in Bristol. They resided in Bristol, Conn., until 1952 when they moved to Bristol, Vt.
Lucile worked at the New England Telephone Office as a telephone operator in the 1950s. She then worked at Van Raalte for many years.

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He/She was predeceased by names of immediate family members.

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