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Obituaries 9-18-12

Cora Elizabeth Potter

BRANDON:Cora Elizabeth Potter, age 79, died Sunday, September 09, 2012, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

     Ms: Potter was born in Ferrisburgh on March 19, 1933. She was the daughter of Charles and Olive (Farnsworth) Potter. She received her early education in Ferrisburgh schools. She had worked farming in her earlier years. She has been a resident of Brandon since 1941. She had made her home with the Carey family on Pearl Street, and cared for them until their passing. She attended the Brandon Congregational Church. Cora was an avid Boston Red Sox Fan. She enjoyed trips with her brother and going with Becky Adams on her Avon route.

    Surviving is her brother Warren Charles Potter of Brandon and her care provider; Rose Clark of East Middlebury. She was predeceased by a brother, Frank Coolidge Potter.

    The memorial service “In Celebration of Her Life” will be held on Friday, September 14, 2012, at 11 AM, at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. The Rev. Richard White, pastor of the Brandon Congregational Church will officiate. A private graveside committal service and burial will take place, at a later date in Gage Cemetery in Ferrisburgh.

    Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; The Brandon Area Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 232, Brandon, VT 05733.

    Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.

Joan Shirley Desjadon Canney

   Joan Shirley Desjadon Canney, 67 of Junction City died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012.  Born Sept. 26, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Joseph and Shirley Jane Allen Desjadon.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Loring Canney.  Survivors include a son, Henry (Michelle) Bissonette of VT; 5 daughters:  Roberta (Jim) Gledhill of Maine, Darla (Tony Foreman) West of Stanford, Erica (Rodney) Kingsbury of VT, Rebecca (Brooks) Wesley of Junction City, and Melissa (Pete) Campono of Vermont; 1 brother, Leonard Desjadon of Winchester; 1 sister, Mary Nissen of California; 16 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.  Private services will be held in Vermont at a later date. www.wlpruitt.com

Rose Marie Kilpeck

BRANDON:Rose Marie Kilpeck, age 93, died Friday, September 14, 2012, at the Pine at Rutland.

    Mrs. Kilpeck was born in Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada, on December 31, 1918. She came to Barre, VT as a young child. She afterwards moved to Richmond where she received her education. She married John James Kilpeck in 1945 at Richmond, VT. They had made their home in Brandon since 1959. Mrs. Kilpeck had worked at the Brandon Training School for more than 30 years. She retired as a Dorm Superintendent in 1993. She enjoyed cooking and making home made bread’s.

    Surviving is her son Robert J. Kilpeck & his wife Judy of Brandon, her daughter-in-law; Mrs. Clayton (Carol) Kilpeck and sister-in-law; Catherine Kilpeck both of Richmond, 4 grandchildren; John Kilpeck and Scott Kilpeck & his wife Joy, Thomas Kilpeck & his wife Erin and Jacolyn Savela & her husband George, 5 great grandchildren; Cassidy, Brian, William, Aleksandra and Nikolas. She was predeceased by her husband John James Kilpeck, on June 2, 1985, a son Clayton J. Kilpeck, on August 24, 2011 and her brother Louis Masse.

    A private graveside committal service and burial will take place, at a later date, in the family lot, at Holy Rosary Cemetery in Richmond. The Rev. Lance Harlow, pastor at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Richmond will officiate.

    Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; The Brandon Area Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 232, Brandon, VT 05733. Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.      

 


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