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Obituaries 3-13-18

Alfred Roy Edson

CORNWALL: Alfred Roy Edson 77, died Friday morning March 2, 2018 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.
He was born January 16, 1941 in Addison the son of Roy and Rose (Laplante) Edson.
Al was a graduate of Vergennes Union High School class of 1960. He married Nancy LaFountain on November 7, 1964.
He owned and operated Al’s Dairy Equipment Inc. for 43 years. He was currently the owner and operator of Sunset Hill Farm Garden and Nursery in Cornwall for the last 9 years.
Al was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and enjoyed gardening, flowers, fishing, hunting, tractor pulls, racing snowmobiles and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife Nancy Edson of Cornwall, by his son Randy Edson and wife Robin of Orwell, by his daughter Shelly Edson of Cornwall, by his sister Marion Holcomb and husband Butch of Hinesburg, by his grandchildren Mark Gebo, Daryl Gebo, Shannah Kyhill, Hailey Edson and Isaac Edson, by his great grandchildren, Seth Gebo, Brianna Gebo, Dayton Gebo, Carter Gebo, Braeden Kyhill and Audrianna Kyhill. Also by a niece and two great nephews and a great niece and numerous cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Friday March 9, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with the Rev. Luke Austin as the celebrant.
Burial will be at a later date in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church 326 College Street Middlebury, VT 05753.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home.
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