Orleans County, Vermont Obituary Collection
Orleans County, Vermont Obituary Collection - 5
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Date: Monday, 29 March 2010, at 4:32 p.m.
Carol Ann Hicks Malshuk
Carol Ann Hicks Malshuk, 55, of Newport, died April 6, 2001, in Newport with her family at her side.
Mrs. Malshuk was born June 6, 1945, in St. Johnsbury, the daughter of Helena (Gustin) Hicks and the late Earl Hicks. She graduated from Newport City School, Newport High School, and Champlain College in Burlington. She was director of Orleans County Council of Social Agencies Parent-Child Center for 15 years for Orleans, Essex, and Caledonia counties.
She was also a volunteer for the American Red Cross in the local office as a disaster services and water safety instructor trainer for 35 years. She worked for the Newport Ambulance Service for ten years as an emergency medical technician. She completed nursing training and worked at Union House Nursing Home in Glover.
She was past president for Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and also past president for the local VFW auxiliary in Newport. She was past president of American Legion Unit No. 21 in Newport. She worked untiringly for the benefits of all veterans. She was a member of Eagles Auxiliary No. 4329 and served as chaplin. She worked devotedly for Order of the Eastern Star Lakeside Chapter No. 27 in several stations including worthy matron and secretary. She was a grand representative for Iowa for the Grand Chapter of Order of the Eastern Star. She recently retired from the United States Postal Service as a rural mail carrier after serving 20 years. She was past president of Orleans County Rural Letter Carriers and served as secretary.
She married Dennis Malshuk of Irasburg in 1966. She is survived by three children: Kim Bryan of Florida, Dennis Malshuk II of Newport, and Dana Malshuk of Irasburg; by four grandchildren: Ashley Marie Malshuk, Nicholas William Malshuk, Abigale Elizabeth Malshuk, and Cody Alexander Bryan; and by her mother, Helena Gustin Hicks. She was predeceased by her father, Earl Hicks, in 1982.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 10, with the Reverend Roger Fletcher officiating. Spring interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Newport.
Should friends desire, contributions in Mrs. Malshuk's memory may be made to the Cancer Fund, care of VFW Ladies Auxiliary No. 798, P.O. Box 312, Newport, Vermont 05855.
Arrangements are by Curtis-Britch Funeral Homes.
Elizabeth "Betty" N. Paterson
Elizabeth "Betty" N. Paterson, 81, of East Craftsbury, died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at her home, following a long illness.
Mrs. Paterson was born in Georgia, Vermont, on December 24, 1919, the daughter of Park H. and Ruth (Stuart) Newton. She was a 1938 graduate of Bellows Falls Academy in St. Albans and received a three-year certificate from Johnson Normal School in 1941. She received her bachelor's degree from Johnson State College in 1974.
On October 17, 1945, she married James Paterson, and they made their home together on the farm on Ketchum Hill Road in East Craftsbury. Mr. Paterson died January 12, 1984.
A loved and respected member of the community for over 55 years, she was a librarian at Craftsbury Academy and then at Sterling College for many years. She was an active member of East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church, a member of the Ladies Union and Craftsbury Homemakers, a trustee of East Craftsbury Cemetery, and a member of Eastern Star. She was a past member of the board of trustees of the John W. Simpson and the Craftsbury public libraries. She deeply loved her family, her home, and her community and will be greatly missed by anyone who had the honor of knowing her.
She leaves two sons, James R. Paterson of Burlington and John N. Paterson and his wife, Karre, of Richmond; two daughters, Jane P. Marlin and her husband, Joseph, and Barbara R. Paterson and her husband, Jim Whitby, all of Burlington; two brothers, Stuart Newton of St. Albans and Palmetto, Florida, and Robert Newton of Georgia and Dade City, Florida; a sister, Rebecca Ballard, of Georgia; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held Saturday, April 7, at East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Jeff Kellam officiating. Spring interment will be in East Craftsbury Cemetery.
Contributions in Mrs. Paterson's memory may be made to East Craftsbury Presbyterian Church, 1097 Ketchum Hill Road, Craftsbury, Vermont 05826, or to Craftsbury Public Library, Building Fund, Craftsbury Common, Vermont 05827.
Malcolm R. Davis Funeral Home of Craftsbury Common is in charge of arrangements.
Howard D. Smith
Howard D. Smith, 78, of Wakefield, Massachusetts, died Thursday, March 22, 2001, at Bear Hill Nursing Center in Wakefield due to complications of Parkinson's disease.
Mr. Smith was born in Barton and resided in Marlboro, Massachusetts, for several years prior to moving to Wakefield in 1967. After graduating from Barton Academy, he served in the U.S. Army in the European Theater during World War II. He retired from Star Market Company in 1992, after working in numerous Star Market stores for 28 years. Prior to working at Star Market, he was employed by United Farmers.
He was a past master of the Masonic Lodge in Orleans, where he was a member for over 50 years. He became a member of the First Baptist Church in Wakefield in 1988. In addition to being an avid gardener, he enjoyed golfing and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Elinor (Hitchcock); by one son, Brian, and his wife, Theresa, and their daughters Amy and Laura, of Andover, Massachusetts; by two daughters, Dianne Adams and her husband, Bill, of Stoneham, Massachusetts, and their children: Matt, Courtney, and Ashley Adams and Susan Newell, of Vinalhaven, Maine, and her son, Josh; by a brother, Arnold Smith, of Port Richey, Florida; by two sisters, Margaret Wilson of East Montpelier and Barbara Hooker of East Hartford, Connecticut; and by several nieces and nephews.
The memorial service was held on Monday, April 2, in First Baptist Church in Wakefield.
McDonald Funeral Home in Wakefield handled the arrangements.
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