RICHARD N. "DICK" STYGLES - HYDE PARK - Richard N. "Dick" Stygles, 82, passed away peacefully June 24, 2014, at his home in Hyde Park with his loving family by his side, after suffering with Alzheimer's disease for several years. Dick was born June 28, 1931, in Hyde Park to Roger O. Stygles Sr. and Maggie (Clegg) Stygles. He graduated from Peoples Academy in 1949 and then served for four years in the United States Air Force from 1952 to 1956. After returning home from the USAF, he worked at the First National stores in Morrisville and Berlin for 38 years. Dick married Doris Jean Lapan on Feb. 23, 1958, and they shared 56 years together raising a family in their home in Hyde Park. Dick was predeceased by his parents, Roger Sr. and Maggie; his brother, Roger Jr.; sister-in-law, Audrey; and his grandson, A.J. Stygles. He is survived by his wife, Doris; daughter, Linda Hoisington and husband, David of Elmore; son, Rick Stygles and wife, Shari of Eden Mills; son, Alan Stygles and wife, Fran of Cranston, R.I.; daughter, Jodi Visosky and husband, John of Spring Valley, Calif.; and son, Andy Stygles and partner, Anny Lovelette of Eden; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one niece, two nephews and their children; and a very precious and special cat named Sophie. Dick's greatest enjoyments were boating, snowmobiling with his family, cruising in his beloved '54 Chevy, and spending time at the family camp on Lake Eden. Dick will be sorely missed by his loving family and friends. A memorial service will be held Sunday, June 29, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the White-Fiess Funeral Home, 165 Brooklyn St., Morrisville. Friends may call Sunday from 12 noon until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lamoille Area Cancer Network, 198 Farr Ave., Morrisville, VT 05661.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on June 27, 2014