SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SPURR JOHN H JR

(Last) (First) (Middle)
288 UNION STREET

(Street)
ROCKLAND MA 02370

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
INDEPENDENT BANK CORP [ INDB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/22/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 05/22/2012 A 1,000 (1) A $0 24,251.3821 (2) D
Common Stock 300,613.135 I by Corporation (3)
Common Stock 662.49 I by Spouse
Common Stock 1,721.592 I by Trust (4)
Common Stock 12,995 I by Trusts (5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. Independent Bank Corp. awarded restricted stock to reporting person.
2. Total holdings include 268.0290 shares acquired through the 2010 Independent Bank Corp. Dividend Reinvestment Plan since the last Form 4 filing (12/11). Such transactions are exempt from the reporting requirements of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
3. Shares held i/n/o A. W. Perry Security Corporation. Filer is President of this Corporation. The filing of this statement should not be construed as an admission that the undersigned is, for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act, the beneficial owner of such securities.
4. Shares held i/n/o John H. Spurr, Jr. 1998 Trust on which the Filer is a Trustee and Life Beneficiary. Total holdings include 54.2730 shares acquired by filer through the Independent Bank Corp. 2010 Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plan since the last Form 4 filing (12/11). Such transactions are exempt from the reporting requirements of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
5. Trust shares represented as: 2,415 shares held i/n/o Elizabeth P. Spurr 1972 Trust f/b/o filer, who is co-trustee and remaindermer of Trust; 2,415 shares held i/n/o Elizabeth P. Spurr 1972 Trust f/b/o Filer's sister. Filer is co-trustee of Trust. 8,165 shares held i/n/o John H. Spurr 1993 Trust f/b/o Filer, who is a co-trustee and remaindermer of Trust. The filing of this statement should not be construed as an admission that the undersigned is, for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act, the beneficial owner of such securities held by Trusts.
Jennifer M. Kingston, Power of Attorney 05/23/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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