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Francis Lawrence Preseau

ORWELL — Francis Lawrence Preseau, 60, of Orwell died Wednesday, June 22, 2011, upon arrival at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury.

He was born in Middlebury on Feb. 25, 1951. He was the son of Lawrence and Nellie (Moore) Preseau. He grew up in Orwell and received his early education in local Orwell schools. He graduated from Fair Haven Union High School, class of 1969.

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John “Pake” Bergmans

FERRISBURGH — John “Pake” Bergmans of Ferrisburgh died June 18, 2011.

He was born in the small town of Ee, in the Netherlands, on Feb. 18, 1941. On Nov. 14, 1963, he married his best friend Jeanette, with whom he shared 47-1/2 years.

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Betty Seder Fishman

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Betty Seder Fishman, a longtime resident of Vergennes, Vt., passed away in North Kingstown, R.I., on June 18, 2011, at the age of 90. Mrs. Fishman was most recently a resident of Palm Beach.

She was born to Minnie (Sternlieb) and Harry Seder in Webster, Mass., on April 21, 1921. In July 1940, she married Samuel W. Fishman, a Vergennes attorney, jurist and legislator who predeceased her in 1975.

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Elizabeth K. Fiske

BRISTOL — Elizabeth K. Fiske, 97, formerly of Middlebury, died Saturday evening, June 18, 2011, at Shelley Robison’s private care home in Bristol.

Born June 15, 1914, in Cornwall, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Cecilia (Cummings) Delphia. She was a graduate of Middlebury High School and attended Middlebury College.

She was a homemaker and her family says she enjoyed gardening and sewing and was an avid reader.

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Chester A. Kimball

NEW HAVEN — Chester A. Kimball, 79, of New Haven died Saturday, June 18, 2011, at Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

He was born on April 18, 1932, in Bridport to Arthur and Nina (Garvey) Kimball. He graduated from Beeman Academy in 1950 and was married to Lavina Steady that fall.

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Bonnie Lackard

WEYBRIDGE — The Lackard family will hold a celebration of the life of Bonnie Lackard, who died April 13, 2011, on Saturday, June 25, at 871 Cave Road in Weybridge.

A brief family service will be held at 11 a.m., with a party following at 1 p.m. All who knew her are welcome.

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Charles Dana Gibson

STARKSBORO — Charles Dana Gibson, 74, died Friday, June 17, 2011, at his home in Starksboro.

He was born Sept. 22, 1936, in Fairfield, the son of Charles Dana Gibson and Florence Catherine Elliott Gibson Jensen.

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Eugene Thomas Seno

SELINGSGROVE, Pa. — Eugene Thomas Seno, 64, of Selingsgrove, formerly of Lilly, passed away from cancer on June 19, 2011, in Pittsburgh.

He was born March 1, 1947, in Lilly.

He was the son of Peter and Claire Louise (Sandy) Seno.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Claire Louise (Sandy) Seno. He is survived by his father, Peter Seno of Lilly.

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James R. Ten Broeck

MIDDLEBURY — James R. Ten Broeck, 85, died June 16, 2011, at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by his wife and friends.

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Joan Hunter Manzelmann

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. — Joan Hunter Manzelmann died, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, two days after her 75th birthday. She had lived a long and interesting life of family, friendships, work, church, and service to the community and some of the issues of the wider world.

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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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