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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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MAGGIE QUINN

VERGENNES — A Mass of Christian Burial for Maggie (Stebbins) Quinn, who passed away on March 20 in Florida at the age of 73, will be celebrated on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Vergennes. Burial at Prospect Cemetery and a reception will follow, at the Eagles Club.

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WINSTON ROSE

RUTLAND — Winston B. Rose, 85, of Rutland made his transition from this life to the next with his wife, Marcia, by his side on May 19, 2015.

He was born Oct. 27, 1929, in Middlebury, the son of Stanley and Ruth (Buxton) Rose.

He attended UVM before becoming employed in hotel management at Middlebury Inn and in Florida.

He later became employed by the VT Department of Employment and Training from 1961-1987.

After retiring he drove bus for Evergreen Center in Middlebury.

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DUTTON SMITH

MIDDLEBURY — Dutton Smith, 92, of Middlebury, died at home on May 22, 2015, with his family by his side — cared for and very much loved to the last. He was born on March 28, 1923, in Springfield Mass., the son of Rodney and Geraldine (Dutton) Smith.

His high school years were divided between Darrow School in New Lebanon, N.Y., Vermont Academy in Saxtons River, Vt., and Severn School near Annapolis, Md. He attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology, then served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the South Pacific on both PT boats and LSTs.

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RACHEL STONE

BRIDPORT — Rachel N. Stone, 90, of Bridport died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at Porter Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 31, 1924, in Middlebury, the daughter of Royal and Reta (Forbes) Crane.

Relatives say she enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, gardening and spending time with her family. She always looked forward to the family cookouts and gatherings at her home.

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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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