Archive - Obituary
April 27th, 2012
April 20, 1916-January 26, 2012
Simone Durose, 95, a recent resident of Crofton, Maryland, died peacefully on January 26, 2012. Born on April 20, 1916 in Barton, Vermont to parents Zacharie (Pete) and Adele Therrien.
Simone grew up on a farm in West Charleston. In 1935 she moved to Whitehouse and later Lebanon, New Jersey. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Whitehouse for 76 years.
Simone is predeceased by her husband of 54 years Clive; her sister Harriet Dean of Newport; brothers Albert, Norman, and Paul; and her dog Scotty.
March 24, 1921-December 14, 2011
On December 14, 2011 Ruth Champagne, lovingly known as "Nanny," passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family in Wesley Chapel, Florida. Ruth was born on March 24, 1921 in Irasburg, Vermont where she enjoyed long walks and skipping stones.
In her early twenties, she moved to Newport and married Henry Champagne, Jr., who predeceased her in 2002.
Ruth was an original founding member of the VFW Post 798 Ladyâ€™s Auxiliary.