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ROSE PARRY

ORWELL — Rose Christian Parry, 83, died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.

She was born in Orwell on May 16, 1932. She was the daughter of James and Jenny (Fortier) Burke. She grew up on the family farm in Orwell and received her education in Orwell schools.

On April 18, 1951, she married George Christian in St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Orwell. Together they ran their farm until 1980. He predeceased her in 1984.

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CURTIS RAWSON

LEICESTER — Curtis Michael Rawson, 43, of Leicester died Friday, May 29, 2015.

He was born in Middlebury on Feb. 10, 1972. He was the son of Michael and Carol (Aines) Rawson. He grew up in Brandon where he received his early education and was a member of the 1992 graduating class at Otter Valley Union High School.

During his high school years he played baseball and was a member of the wrestling team. He won the Vermont State Wrestling Championship in his weight class in 1988.

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THE REV. DAVID PEARSON

ROCHESTER, N.H. — Reverend David E. Pearson, 79, of Rochester, N.H., died Monday, May 25, 2015, at his home after a long battle with cancer. 

Born March 9, 1936, in New Haven, Vt., he was the son of the late Edward and Lillian (Meecham) Pearson. 

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RUSSELL 'RUSTY' BARROWS

BRANDON — Russell “Rusty” Barrows, 52, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

He was born in Burlington on Jan. 18, 1963. He was the son of Stuart and Mary (Wustenberg) Barrows. He grew up in Brandon where he received his early education and graduated from Otter Valley Union High School, class of 1985. He battled cancer most of his life.

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JOYCE BRYANT

BRANDON — Joyce Anne Bryant, 80, of Brandon died Saturday evening, May 23, 2015, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

She was born in North Chittenden on April 4, 1935. She was the daughter of Victor and Mary (Beaudry) Greeno. She grew up in Pittsford where she received her early education and graduated from Pittsford High School, class of 1953.

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HOWARD E. DEVOID JR.

SALISBURY — A celebration of life for Howard E. Devoid Jr., who died Feb. 17, 2015, will be held Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Salisbury Congregational Church at 2:30 p.m.

A reception at the Salisbury Elementary School will be held immediately after the service.

HARRIETT “BETSY” EPPERSON

CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. — Harriett “Betsy” (Reesman) Epperson, 84, formerly of South Starksboro, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, surrounded by her family.

Betsy was born July 27, 1930, in El Paso, Texas. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl Epperson Sr.; father Col. Walter Reesman; and mother Estelle (Harder) Reesman.

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ELIZABETH HUNT

MIDDLEBURY — A celebration of life service for Elizabeth Hunt, who died in October, will be held on Saturday, May 30, at 1 p.m. at the Congregational Church of Middlebury. ◊

TED PANICUCCI SR.

MIDDLEBURY — Ted Panicucci Sr., 86, of Middlebury went home to be with the Lord on May 22, 2015, at the age of 86, with his wife, Jean, at his side.

Ted was born on Aug. 15, 1928, in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania. He spent much of his life living in New Jersey before moving to Vermont in 1972.

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FLOREDA 'PORKY' PARKER

WILLIMANTIC, Maine — Floreda F. “Porky” Parker, 75, of Willimantic, Maine, and formerly of North Ferrisburgh, Vt., died May 19, 2015, at her home unexpectedly of natural causes. She was born Aug. 8, 1939, in Bristol, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Grace) LaRose.

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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.

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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).

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