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ANDREW JOHNSON

NEW HAVEN — A memorial celebration for Andrew F. Johnson will be held on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 1-4 p.m. in New Haven (1459 Main St., at the corner of North Street and Route 17).

In Andrew’s words, friends can come to exchange memories and, hopefully, regrets. Memories will be shared from 1:30-2:30 with refreshments to follow. Please park at the elementary school on North Street. ◊

RUTH QUESNEL

MIDDLEBURY — Ruth Frances Quesnel, 98, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at her home in Middlebury following a period of declining health. 

She was the widow of Aurele H. Quesnel, who died in 1995.

A full obituary will appear in a future edition of the Addison Independent.

There will be no calling hours.

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DAVID STONE

BRANDON — David William Stone, 64, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at his home in Brandon.

He was born in Middlebury on Aug. 5, 1950. He was the son of Alson and Frances (Rivers) Stone. He grew up in Salisbury where he received his early education and attended Middlebury Union High School. He was the youngest in the family and had 19 half and step brothers and sisters.

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ANDREW JOHNSON

NEW HAVEN — A memorial celebration for Andrew F. Johnson will be held on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 1-4 p.m. in New Haven (1459 Main St., at the corner of North Street and Route 17).

In Andrew’s words, friends can come to exchange memories and, hopefully, regrets. Memories will be shared from 1:30-2:30 with refreshments to follow. Please park at the elementary school on North Street.

PATRICK NEWTON

BRANDON — Patrick James Newton, 61, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the home of his brother David in Brandon.

He was born in Middlebury on Sept. 26, 1953. He was the son of Philip and June (Narabone) Newton. He grew up in Middlebury and Bristol. He received his early education at Mary Hogan School and attended Mount Abraham Union High School in Bristol.

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ALICE WRIGHT

MIDDLEBURY — Alice M. Wright, 90, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at the University of Vermont Medical Center after a short illness.

Alice was born on Oct. 13, 1924, in Craftsbury, the first daughter of William and Lynette Miller of Greensboro. She attended Greensboro High School, one of eight in her graduating class, and went on to graduate from the University of Vermont in 1946 with a degree in Home Economics.

LAWRENCE DENIS

WHITING — Lawrence Alphonse Denis, 90, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

He was born in Dalkeith, Ontario, Canada, on April 29, 1924. He was the son of Alphonse and Alberta (Racine) Denis. He moved with his family to Orwell in 1927, and shortly thereafter moved to Sudbury, where he received his early education. He attended Brandon High School.

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ZELVA LADEAU

BRISTOL — It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Zelva Flower Ladeau, exceptional wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.

Zelva passed away Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehab Center in Middlebury, Vt.

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RONALD LANPHER

HANCOCK — Ronald C. Lanpher, 75, of Hancock, died Sunday night, Jan. 18, 2015, at Porter Hospital in Middlebury, after a lengthy illness.

He was born Oct. 17, 1939, in Abington, Conn., the son of Clifton and Roseanna (Cote) Lanpher. He attended elementary school in Pittsfield, Vt., and graduated from Whitcomb High School in Bethel in 1957. After high school, he served in the Army National Guard until 1963.

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SCOTT PUTNAM

BRANDON — Scott Wayne Putnam, 53, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Mountain View Center in Rutland.

He was born in Ticonderoga, N.Y., on Feb. 1, 1961. He was the son of Kenneth and Bea (Bessey) Putnam. He grew up in Port Henry and received his early education in Moriah (N.Y.) Central School.

He moved with his family to Brandon in 1978 and graduated from Otter Valley Union High School, class of 1980. He afterward joined the United States Army. He served at Fort Knox, Ky., and Fort Bragg, N.C., and for more than a year in Germany.

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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).

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