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Obituaries

Jamie O. DeBerry

FALLS VILLAGE — Jamie O. DeBerry, 43, died March 10, 2011, while vacationing with a co-worker in Ambato, Ecuador.

Jamie was born Feb. 8, 1968, at Sharon Hospital. He was a son of Pauline (Miller) DeBerry of Falls Village and the late James DeBerry.

Jamie was a graduate of Housatonic Valley Regional High School. Following graduation, he went to work for the Specialty Minerals Company in North Canaan, where he was still employed as a Wire Technician II.

Jamie devoted his life to his four children. He enjoyed traveling and cooking, especially grilling.

Allen ‘Bucky’ Hubbard Sr.

WINSTED — Allen “Bucky” Hubbard Sr., 64, died suddenly on Feb. 23, 2011.  He was the loving husband of Patricia (Minard) Hubbard, who died in 1993. 

Born Jan. 3, 1947, in Winsted, he was the son of the late Camilla (Carey) and Harold Hubbard. 

Mr. Hubbard was a lifelong resident of Winsted, graduating from Oliver Wolcott Technical School and then serving in the United States Army during the Vietnam period. He worked as a machinist at B&D of North Canaan  until 1983.

Joseph Shoplack

TOLLAND, Mass. — Joseph Shoplack, 80, died Feb. 23, 2011, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington, after a lengthy illness. He was the husband of the late Johanna (Stemmer) Shoplack who died in 1988.

Margaret S. Thiery

NEW HARTFORD — Margaret S. Thiery, 97, died Feb. 16, 2011, at Valerie Manor Health Care Center. She was the loving wife of the late Maurice Thiery.

Born Sept. 27, 1913, in New Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Mitnick) and Jacob Shock. Mrs. Thiery was a resident of New Hartford until 1987 and was a devoted communicant of Immaculate Conception Church in New Hartford. She was employed by Waring Products.

Mrs. Thiery was well-loved and cared for by the staff at Valerie Manor for many years.

Foxhall Parker Jones

SALISBURY — Foxhall Parker Jones, 85, died Feb. 27, 2011. He died quickly and peacefully with his wife, Kitty Benedict, at his side.

Foxhall, mostly known as Foxy, was born June 15, 1925, in New York City, to the late Helen (Parker) and Arthur Russell Jones. He and his brother, Arthur, moved to Salisbury in 1938, living with Emily Fowler after the early tragic deaths of his parents.

After graduating from The Westminster School in 1943, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. After basic training he was shipped out to New Zealand to become a demolitions expert.

Addie I. (Pixley) Pollard

FALLS VILLAGE — Addie I. (Pixley) Pollard, 76, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died peacefully Feb. 28, 2011, at the Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Addie was the wife of the late Calvin Holt “Kelly” Pollard, who died Feb. 10, 1998. She was born Oct. 25, 1934, in Starksboro, Vt., the daughter of the late Bessie (Humphrey) and Fred Pixley.

Addie loved her family. She was eager to help with babysitting for her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bernard M. Veilleux

NORFOLK—Bernard M. Veilleux, 52, of Greenwoods Road died at his home on Feb. 25, 2011, surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Veilleux was born in LaMesa, Calif., on Dec. 22, 1958, the son of Virginia Landon of Tennessee and the late Bernard Albrico Sr.

Mr. Veilleux worked as a machinist for New England Miniature Ball in Norfolk for more than 20 years. He also was an avid motorcyclist.

Edna H. Spoor

NORTH CANAAN — Edna H. Spoor, 94, of South Canaan Road died Feb. 23, 2011, at Geer Village. She was the widow of Dr. Herbert J. Spoor.

Mrs. Spoor was born July 20, 1916, in Haverhill, Mass., the daughter of the late Kristina (Pacikonis) and Josef Aladovich.

She was a 1936 graduate of Simmons College and received her master’s degree in organic chemistry at Ohio State. During World War II she was a teacher. She later managed her husband’s medical practice in New York City. She helped run the Fieve Foundation for Manic Depression for several years.

Barbara A. Henrickson

WINSTED — Barbara A. Henrickson, 73, died unexpectedly Feb. 18, 2011. She was the loving wife of Larry W. Henrickson Jr. for 43 years.

Born May 6, 1937, in Winsted, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Gidman) and Kenneth Johnson. She graduated from The Gilbert School in 1955, followed by Becker College in Worcester, Mass.

Lois Bull

NORFOLK — Lois (Thomson) Bull, 88, died Feb. 17, 2011. She was the widow of Perle Bull, who died in 1992.

Born June 7, 1922, in Monterey, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Jared and Beulah (Hyde) Thomson. She was a longtime resident of Norfolk.

She enjoyed square and Scottish-English dancing and loved gardening.

She is survived by a son, Jared M. Bull of Manchester; a daughter, Donna B. Kelley of Winsted; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Marion Thomson.