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James Hoose

September 9, 1938 September 19, 2017
James Hoose
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Obituary for James Hoose

HIGHGATE CENTER - James Hoose (79), a longtime resident of Highgate Center passed away Tuesday, September 19th after a long illness. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 55 years, Joyce (Barratt) Hoose, three children, Randy, Sandy, and Ann, and four grandchildren, Ricky, Kyla, Erika, and Stefanie.

He proudly served in the Vermont Army National Guards for 28 years where he achieved the rank of Master Sargent. He enjoyed working with small engines and could often be found at Ron’s Small Engine Repair before opening his own shop out of his home. He was an avid gardener and could often be found outside.

He was the son of Richard W. Hoose and Stella (Greenwood) Hoose. The youngest of 12, he was predeceased by Alvin, Helen, Francis, Gertrude, Marjorie, Margarite, Rena, Richard, Violet, and Betty. He is survived by his sister, Mary, sister-in-law Elaine Hoose and brother-in-law, Brian “Butch” Barratt, and several nieces and nephews.

The memorial service will be held Friday, November 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Ave., Swanton.

In lieu of flowers a donation may be made in his memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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Memorial Service




11:00 AM 11/24/2017 11:00:00 AM
Kidder Memorial Home

89 Grand Avenue
Swanton, VT 05488

Kidder Memorial Home
89 Grand Avenue Swanton 05488 VT
United States

Cemetery Details


Riverside Cemetery Final Resting Place

Vermont Rt. 78
Swanton, Vermont

Vermont Rt. 78 Swanton Vermont
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

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