Middlebury firefighter remembered

Ronald Arthur Selleck, age 72, died March 29, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, from a severe attack of Pancreatitis. He was surrounded by his loving family.

Selleck was born in Middlebury on February 19, 1938. He was the son of Arthur and Clara (Hope) Selleck. He received his education in local Middlebury schools. In 1972 he purchased Selleck's Electrical, Plumbing and Heating business from his father. He has been the chairman of the Middlebury Cemetery Association for over 30 years. He was an active member of his community. In his earlier years he was a member of the Middlebury Fire Department and more recently dispatcher for the fire department. He served in the Army National Guard and was honorably discharged from active duty in 1962, as a sergeant. Ron was a family man who enjoyed gathering with his family and friends. All who knew him will miss his social qualities and gentle and friendly manner. He belonged to Middlebury American Legion Post 27. He was a communicant at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Middlebury.

Surviving is his wife Sally, whom he married in Middlebury on August 12, 1961, and other family members.

A graveside committal service and burial, with military honors, will take place, at a later date, in Middlebury Cemetery.

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to; The Battell Hose Company, 5 Seymour St, Middlebury 05753.

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