Funeral Services Held July 29, 1965 For Ernest E. Knapp of
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at
Staffords Funeral Home
for Ernest Ethan Knapp, who died at his home on Thursday.
Mr. Knapp was born in South Boston Mass. June 12, 1902,
the son of Robert and
Maggie (Mnnn) Knapp. He worked in Stowe as a carpenter
and for Stoweware for
He was a member of the Stowe Masonic Lodge and past member
of the Modern
Woodmen of America.
He leaves his wife Gladys Camely; six children Mrs.Harold
(Edna) Bradford of
Watertown Conn; Mrs. John (Elaine) Tirnan of Glastonbury
Conn; Mrs. Harold
(Norma) Dyke of Hyde Park; Mrs. Walter (Jeanie) Slayton
and Bernard Knapp of
Stowe and Munn Knapp of Platsburg; many grandchildren,
nieces and nephews.
A Masonic service was held at the graveside in the West
Branch Cemetery. A
friend of the family, Rev. Wylie Rudolph of East Brunswick,
N. J. officiated
at the service. Six Masonic brethren were bearers.
Angus Gale, Stowe Dies in Nursing Home on Nov 12, 1963
Angus Gale died on Tuesday Nov 12, in a local nursing
home at the age of 88.
He was born in Stowe July 7, 1875, son of Presson R.
Gale and Elvira Hill. He
spent his entire life in Stowe and for many years was
a successful farmer.
After moving into the village he conducted an ice business
for several years.
Following this he was employed by the Mt. Mansfield Co.
until his retirement.
He is survived by four sisters Mrs. Elmer (Angie) Houston
of Stowe, Mrs.
Elroy (Mary) Billings of St. Louis, Mo, Mrs. Glen (Polly)
Cline of Boulder
Colo. and Mrs. Alton (Elvira) Forbes of Bimidi Minn,
1 stepson, Clarence
Horner, New Bedford Mass, 2 stepdaughters, Mrs. Edward
and Mrs. Gaylord (Thelma) Gale of Stowe Also several
and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Friday
at 2:00pm in the
Community Church, Rev. Douglas Brayton officiating. Friends
may call at the
Stafford Funeral Home on Thursday evening 7-9. Burial
will be in West Branch
Dec 2, 1965
Waterbury-Roy Bassett 69, died Thursday evening at his
home on South Main
Street following a long illness. He was born Sept 17,
1896, in Smyrna N.Y,
the son of Warren and Amelia Fox Bassett. In May of 19?6
he married Margaret
McGookin in Shady Rill, Middlesex, VT. He came to Waterbury
from Moscow 8
years ago where he had been a merchant and post master.
He was a real estate
dealer here. Bassett was a veteran of WW1, a member of
the Harry N. Cutting
Post 59 American Legion, the Mystic Lodge of Masons 56
of Stowe, the Mt.
Sinai Shrine Temple AAONMS of Montpelier. He leaves his
wife and a son Robert
Howarth of Richford, VT. Calling hours will be held at
the local chapel
Saturday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral services will be
held at 2 pm Sunday in
the chapel with Rev. John Nutting of Congregational Church
of Hyde Park
officiating. Entombment will be in Hope Vault. The Perkins
Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Harlan Slayton
Stowe, May 17.- Mrs. Alice Fanny Aither Slayton, 29,
wife of Harlan Slayton,
died this morning after a long illness. Mrs. Slayton
was born at Stowe Jan 7,
1916, and was married here in 1933. She was a member
of the Woman's Relief
Corps and the Eveready Sewing Club.
Mrs. Slayton is survived by her husband and three children
Nancy, 10, Harlan,
8, and Merle, 2, and her parents, Arthur and Emily Martin
She is also survived by three brothers, Gordon and Clarence
Jamaica, Ernest, St. Regis, Mont., one sister Mrs. Louise
N. H and her maternal Grandmother, Mrs. Alice Martin,
East Jamaica. Several
nieces and nephews also survive.
funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 at her late
Slayton Farm. Burial will be in the Riverbank Cemetery
with Rev. Clifford
Newton officiating. C. C. Stafford is in charge of arrangements.
Jan 25, 1934
Rev. Rufus W. Collins Dies- Funeral Here Today
Word was received here Wednesday morning of the death
of the Rev. Rufus
Collins in Waltham Mass. The funeral will be held today
at Community Church
at 1:30 with burial at Morristown Corners. Mr. Collins
was born September 4,
1832, in Plainfield N.H., but has passed the greater
part of his life in
Stowe and Morristown, until a few years ago when he went
to live with his son
in Waltham Mass. He celebrated his 101st birthday last
September and was very
active for all of his years until a few weeks ago when
he was taken ill. The
deceased was a Baptist Minister. He is survived by an
adopted son, Ward
Roy Lyle Moulton
Stowe, July 29, 1948- Roy Lyle Moulton 65, died this
morning after a long
illness at his farm in Moscow (VT)
Surviving are his wife Mary Rexford Moulton three sons
Lyle Moulton of
Methuen Mass, Ansel Moulton of Waterbury Center, Arnold
Moulton of the
Cenchant Marine, Randolph Mass, and two daughters Mrs.
John Clement of
Waterbury and Mrs. Howard Hovey of Round Lake NY.
Born Oct 22, 1882, Mr. Moulton came to Moscow from Hyde
Park 30 years ago. A
lifelong farmer he was a past member of the Mansfield
Mountain Grange and a
member of the Modern Woodsmen of America.
Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2
at his home. Rev, C. D.
Newton will officiate, Burial will be in the Riverbank
Cemetery. C. C.
Stafford funeral director, in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Orilla Godfrey, 64 Dies Unexpectedly Thurs., July
Funeral services were held on Saturday at 2:00 p. m at
the Stafford Funeral
Home for Mrs. Orilla Spaulding Godfrey, 64 who died unexpectedly
morning at the home of her sister Mrs. Caroll Wheelock,
She was born in Stowe August 10, 1900, daughter of Arthur
and Sarah Davis
Mrs. Spaulding leaves two daughters, Mrs Richard (Hilda)
Grimes of North Hyde
Park; and Mrs. Ernest Houston of Germany; five sisters,
Mrs. Dora Merriam of
Waterbury; Mrs. Caroll Wheelock and Mrs. Roy Bohannon,
both of Morrisville;
Mrs. Isobelle Harvey of Putney and Mrs. Henry Lefevre
of Prospect, Conn; two
brothers, Harold Spaulding of Stowe and Howard Spaulding
of Morrisville. Also
13 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Bearers were Arden, Glendon and Marvin Magoon and Harry
McCuin Jr. Interment
followed in the Riverbank Cemetery.
Lyle A. Douglass, Stowe Resident, Dies Sat., July 29 Following
Lyle Almon Douglass, 66, died Saturday at a Morrisville
hospital after a
He was born March 6, 1899, in Pittsfield, the son of
Charles and Dorah
Douglass. He worked for Collins Garage and in Stowe for
Mt. Mansfield Garage
and Pervier's Gulf Station. He was a Stowe School bus
driver for more than 25
He leaves his wife, Nina Boyce Douglass; one brother
Lloyd of Stowe; and nine
children. Mrs. Reba Bedell, Dean and Charles all of Stowe;
and Wayne of Morrisville; George of Plattsburg, N. Y.;
Alston of Montpelier
and Lloyd of Mass.
The bearers were his eight sons. Funeral services were
held Monday at the
Stowe Community Church at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Douglas
officiating. Burial followed in the Waterbury Cemetery.
1940 Free Press
Waterbury, April 16-Nathaniel S. Sawyer, a lifelong resident
died at the DeGoesbriand Hospital in Burlington Monday
night, where he was
taken last Friday. The deceased was 68 years old July
2 and had been in poor
health for several months. Mrs. Sawyer died last October.
Those surviving are Mrs. Mary Cargill and Mrs. William
Vautier, whom Mr. And
Mrs. Sawyer brought up from childhood. There are also
a brother in-law, B. S.
Morey and nephew Mert Morey.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at
42 1/2 South Main
Street, with burial in the Village Cemetery. The Pastor
of the Methodist
Church Rev. Myron Genter will officiate.
November 23, 1963
Albert DALES - 92, long time resident of Northfield; born
Ontario, Canada June 6, 1871 and moved to Detroit, MI,
in 1902 and later
to Northfield. Married Avis KING of Island Pond
in 1903. Retired
railroad worker. Children: Mrs. Wayne (Marjory) THORNTON,
PERKINS, Waterbury; Mrs. Robert (Dorothy) HEDGES, Montpelier;
Francis (Helen) PARTLOW and Mrs. Joseph (Patricia) PARSONS,
Northfield; Wilmer DALES, Lancaaster, California and
Arthur E. DALES of
Bernard E. SMITH - Woodsville, NH 67, was a barber in
Wells River. Born
in Groton June 7, 1896 son of James and Jane Ricker Smith;
RICHARDS; daughter Mrs. Irving (Marjorie) WHEELER, East
sister Jessie FOSTER, Groton.
George E. LOWELL, 73 died in Waterbury; born October 16,
1890 son of
Joseph and Cedelia (FLOOD) Lowell in Fletcher.
Milton TITUS - 36 died at VA Hospital in White River;
born in Hardwick
January 9, 1927 son of Karl I and Cecil (LIBBY) TITUS.
John I. BOLES - 63 born May 5, 1900 in Bridgewater son
of Matthew and
Elizabeth (SCOTT) Boles. Married Elizabeth ROWELL of
Tunbridge in 1924.
Children - Mrs. Arthur (Louise) CHURCHILL of Royalton
and Gena BOLES;
eight sons - Leslie I of East Randolph; Frank H., Alexander
Ernest C. BOLES, all of South Royalton; John C. Boles
Robert E. Boles of South Randolph, Donald E. of Royalton
and Matthew B.
of North Tunbridge; sisters Dora WHITNEY of Tunbridge,
Lydia BUTTON and
Rachel CASWELL of South Royalton.
Claire Carpenter BROCK - 89 died in Montpelier.
Born in Washington
September 2, 1875 the daughter of Solan C. and Carrie
Carpenter. Married Dr. William W. Brock July 5,
1900; Dr. Brock died
October 1926. Children - J. Carpenter Brock, Montpelier
W. Brock of Fairlee; brother Mark C. Carpenter, Glendora
Daniel F. STODDARD - 70 died in Randolph; born Bethel
May 18, 1893 son
of Elmer and Lilla (MAXHAM) Stoddard. Married August
6, 1913 to Edith
E. Wright of Glasgow Scotland, in South Royalton. Children
- Willis of
Bethel; T. Richard of Lyndonvile and Alison of Rochester.
Walter K. HOWE - 92 died in Chelsea; born April 15, 1871
son of Charles L. and Abbie (ARNOLD) Howe. Married Evie
September 6, 1898. She is deceased. Children _
Hugh and Paul,
Tunbridge; W. King Howe, Jr., West Hartford, CT; Hale,
Windsor, CT; Mrs.
A. H. (Hope) MAGALSKY, Tunbridge; Mrs. Harold (Ruth)
TAFT and Mrs.
George (Mae) SPRAGUE, Randolph and Mrs. Kenneth (Faith)
Northhampton, MA; brothers James K and Silvester and
a sister Nellie
SHERLOCK all of Tunbridge.
November 25, 1963
George J. MURRAY - 66 former resident of Barre died at
his home in
Bethel, CT. Born in Brooklyn, NY July 2, 1897 son
of George and
Josephine (MULLALLY) Murray. He came to Barre
in 1922 and married
Gertrude Cayia, November 24, 1922. Left Barre about
7 years ago.
Effie HEATH - 87 a resident of Putnam Rest Home in Middlesex
Montpelier (Heaton Hospital); born in Worcester January
4, 1876 she was
a daughter of William and Almira (BROWN) KELLOGG.
Married to Frank E.
HEATH on June 24, 1894. He died 1946. Daughter
Gertrude Heath of
July 22, 1970
Floyd TINKER - 66 died in Fletcher. Born in Johnson
June 6, 1904 son of
Charles and Rosa (SPAULDING) Tinker.
July 16, 1970
Charles N. BRUORTON - 83 a farmer died in West Braintree;
Somerville, MA, November 5, 1886, son of Charles B. and
Bruorton. Married Alicia Clark on September 21,
Ralph A. FRENCH, 64 died at Copley Hospital, Morrisville.
Waterville, January 6, 1906 son of Archie and Anna (BROOKS)
Delia (HOOPER) LAHAR - 62 died in Burlington. Born in
Fletcher March 4,
1908 daughter of Joel and Delia (METHERELL) HOOPER. 1929
graduate of Mry
Fletcher Hospital School of Nursing.
Hugh R. STODDARD - 57 of South Burlington - native of
died while driving a transport truck in Bethel, Maine;
born April 24,
1913 in North Montpelier son of Charles and Alice (GRAY)
Married Mildred CHILD.
October 6, 1981
PIKE, Carroll, Stowe, 86 died at Copley Hospital, Morrisville.
Marshfield February 13, 1895 son of Sabin C. and Eva
Graduated Montpelier High School and graduated from UVM
1916. Went to
Stowe in 1921 and operated a farm. Married Ruth Grandy
MACY, Euna A., 58 Northfield. Born Turkey Hill, Northfield
1922 daughter of Lila L. HALL and Ernest J. Macy.
WHITE, Milo Jennison, 90 died Moretown. Born Fairfield
November 16, 1890
son of Wilmer A. and Anna BALLARD White. Married
Mildred Tinker October
July 23, 1970
MILNE, Eunice, 75 of Barre. Born December 30, 1894
in South Barre
daughter of William and Mary (HOGGE) WARK. Married September
28, 1916 to
ELDRED, Harvey N. of Wolcott, 45, died in Burlington.
Born August 25,
1924 in Wolcott son of James and Julia BROWN Eldred.
PAGE, Alice Smith of Woodsville, NH, 71 died in Woodsville,
in Ryegate and Groton and widow of Sewell PAGE
POTUZNICK, Ray G., 64 died in Randolph. Born in
Argyle, NY September
27, 1905 son of George P. and Minnie SAUNDERS Potuznick.
ROBERTS in Raceville, NY July 1, 1934 - lived in Braintree,
East Corinth - Graveside services were held for Monty
Sweet 57 years old
of Route 25, East Corinth, who died Nov. 9, 1998.
Hale funeral Home of Bradford, Vt was in charge of arrangements.
Orange, Vt. Funeral services were held at the Boardway
Funeral Home on Main Street in Chelsea for Marvel L.
MOOTE who died Nov.
4, 1998. The Rev. Albert COLLINS pastor of the
son Sanford WOODBECK carried the urn.
the following grandchildren, Tiffany and Terri
Blaisdell and Tanya
Taylor and a son-in-law CarY Smith read the poem "You
Have Always Been
Everything To Me."
Montgomery Ctr VT- JAMES H CORCORAN, 58, died September
26, 1993 in Northwestern Medical Center in St Albans [VT]. Mr Corcoran
was born August 11, 1935 in Bakersfield [VT], the son of James & Gretchen
(Taylor) Corcoran. Mr Corcoran has been a resident of Montgomery Center
since 1970 and was a former resident of Suffield, Conn. He was employed
at the Vermont Asbestos Mines in Lowell for several years. He is survived
by two sons, Mark of Montgomery Center and John of Brownsville; three daughters.
Melissa Longe and her husband Gary of Swanton [VT] , Heidi Corcoran of
W. Rutland, [VT] and Rebecca Corcoran of Hyde Park[VT] ; one grandson,
Jamie Corcoran of Montgomery Center [VT] ; two sisters Mrs Norma Smith
of Tarpon Springs, FL and Mrs Noreen Booska of Rutland [VT] . Funeral service
were held September 29, 1993 in Spears Funeral Home in Enosburg Falls with
the Rev. Paul St. James officiating.
BERNIE EARL SWEET, age 91, of Fletcher Center, VT passed
away early Tuesday morning, September 14, 1999, at his son's home in Fairfax,
VT. He was born in Abercorn, Quebec, Canada, on January 19, 1908, the son
of the late Earl Henry and Mae Annie Prudence (LaPlant) Sweet. In his earlier
years, he was a semi professional baseball player in Philadelphia Connie
Mack League and also enjoyed playing hockey. He married the former Vera
E. Spaulding in Fletcher on April 2, 1938. She predeceased him on January
29, 1996. He was employed as a welder, working at the U.S. Naval Shipyard
in Kearny, N.J. and later retired from the Pabst Engineering Fabricating
Company in Elizabeth, N.J. In his retirement years, Bernie enjoyed his
outside gardening and genealogy research of the Sweet family tree. He was
a member and past treasurer and trustee of the Binghamville United Methodist
Church. He was also a member of the Fletcher Cemetery Association. Always
willing to lend a hand Bernie was instrumental in completing various church
and community projects such as the Stone church steps and ramp, and the
Community Hall ramp. To all who knew him, he was a wonderful, loving husband,
father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He will be greatly missed
by all of those who knew and loved him. He is survived by a son, Wayne
Sweet and his wife, Sally, of Fairfax; a daughter, Janet Allard and her
husband, Peter, of Essex Junction; a sister, Dorcas Elwell of Indiantown,
Fla.; four grandsons, William Allard and his wife, Faye, of Metheun, Mass.,
James Allard and his wife, Karen, of Fletcher, Jeffrey Allard and his wife,
Michele, of Essex Junction, Christopher Allard of Essex Junction; two great
grandchildren, Guy and Hanna Allard of Essex Junction; one brother-in-law,
Wesley Spaulding and his wife, Ardelle, of Fairfax; two sisters-in-law,
Izola Blaisdell and her husband, Willard, of Enosburg Falls, and Marion
Spaulding of Fletcher; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was
predeceased by a sister, Dorothy Mathews. Visiting hours will be held at
the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home on Thursday, September 16, 1999 from 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday, September 17, 1999,
at 2 p.m. in the Binghamville United Methodist Church in Fletcher with
the Rev. Elizabeth Griffin officiating. Interment will follow in the family
lot in Binghamville Cemetery [Fletcher, VT].
VIOLA V. (FLANDERS) ROONEY 82 passed away in South Hadley,
Massachusetts on July 31, 1997. She was the beloved wife of the late Loren
W. Rooney and had lived at one time in Fairfax, VT. She was the loving
mother of Terrance and Benjamin Rooney, both of Spokane, Washington, Herbert
of Newport News, Va, Peter of Granby, Massachusetts, Mark and Polly Vaughn,
both of Chicopee, Massachusetts and the late Michael & Patrick. She
also leaves a sister, Iola Edwards of Jeffersonville, Vermont.
IOLA INZA (FLANDERS) EDWARDS 87, of the Edwards Farm,
South Cambridge, passed away Sunday, Feb. 15, 1998 in the Copley Hospital
in Morrisville. Born in Fletcher, April 4, 1910, she was a daughter of
the late Herbert and Minnie (Ranney) Flanders. She was predeceased by her
husband, Hollis R. Edwards Sr., Feb. 18, 1988 and by a son, Robert and
his wife, Ilene and their daughter, Marsha, Feb. 27, 1957. Iola was a member
of Mansfield Post 35 American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed both hunting
and fishing and was also an avid card player as well as a bingo and domino
enthusiast. Iola worked many years With her husband Hollis on their farm,
which has been in the Edwards' family, since 1832, and will be remembered
not only for her excellent cooking, but also for her loving attention to
all of her family, her many grandchildren and friends. She leaves four
children, Blossom Longe of Jeffersonville, Hollis Edwards Jr. of Jeffersonville,
Waverly and Ronald "Pete" Purdum of Colchester; and Jack Edwards of Jeffersonville;
22 grandchildren; 51 greatgrandchildren; five great-great grandchildren
and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Iola was also pre-deceased by her
brothers Eugene, Earl and Wayne; her sister, Viola Rooney; her stepmother,
Bertha Flanders and a stepbrother Faybian LaGrange. Family and Friends
may call in her home at the Edwards' farm in South Cambridge, Wednesday,
at their convenience. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, Feb. 19,
1998 at 11 a.m. in the Second Congregational Church in Jeffersonville,
by the Rev. David Ransom. Spring burial will be in the South Cambridge
Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Copley Hospital Foundation
Inc., RR#3--Box 760, Morrisville, Vt. 05661. Arrangements are by the Hayes-Rich
Funeral Home, Fairfax.
From her obituary in the County Courier:
Fletcher, VT : VERA SPAULDIG SWEET, 89, died unexpectedly
early Monday, Jan 29 1996, in her home. Born in Fletcher on January 19,
1907, she was the daughter of the late Emerson & Fluella (Wetherbee)
Vera graduated from Bellows Falls Free Academy in Fairfax
in 1925, and Elizabeth General Hospital School of Nursing in Elizabeth,
NJ as a Registered nurse in 1930. She married Bernie E. Sweet on April
2, 1938, a the Spaulding family homestead in Fletcher. Vera was a member
of Binghamville United Methodist Church & the Fletcher Cemetery Association.
She spent many hours researching family genealogy and shared her love with
family and friends.
She leaves her husband, Bernie of Fletcher; a son, Wayne
Sweet and his wife , Sally, of Fairfax; a daughter, Janet Allard and her
husband, Peter, of Essex Junction.; four grandchildren, William Allard
& his wife, Faye, James Allard, Jeffrey Allard and his wife, Michele,
and Christopher Allard; two great grandchildren, Guy and Hanna Allard;
a brother Wesley Spaulding and his wife Ardelle of Fairfax; a sister Izola
Blaisdell and her husband Willard of Enosburg; two sisters-in-law, Marion
Spaulding of Fletcher and Dorcas Elwell and her husband, Russell of Indiantown,
FL; a brother-in-law, Warren Chase of Ft Myers, FL; and several nieces
and nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers and two sisters,
Harmon Spaulding, Wetherbee Spaulding in World War II, Mona Hooper and
Services were held Wednesday, January 31, at 2 P.M. in
Binghamville Unite Methodist Church in Fletcher by Rev. Glen Bachelder.
Internment was in Binghamville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Binghamville Church,
c/o Nancy Hannon, RR 1, Box 196, Jeffersonville, VT 05464; or Fletcher
Cemetery Association c/o Becky Neapolitano, 648 Fletcher Rd, Cambridge,
NELDA H. (SWEET) DANIELS, 84, of Naylor Road, Fletcher,
VT passed away unexpectedly at her home Tuesday Feb. 8, 2000. She was born
in Fletcher Nov 2,1915, the daughter of the late Levi S. and Eleanor (Andrews)
Sweet. She was a seamstress for various companies over the years. She married
Orange A. Taylor on Nov 10,1934. He predeceased her in 1964. She married
Roy Daniels, Jr. who also predeceased her on March 9,1977. She is survived
by one son Oakley Taylor and Illa Rich of Johnson, two daughters Bertina
Hall and her husband Richard of South Carolina, and Mary Lou Matukas and
her husband Anthony of Florida; nineteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be held at the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home today Thursday
Feb.10, 2000 from 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the Binghamville
United Methodist Church, Fletcher on Friday Feb. 11, 2000 at 1 p.m. with
the Reverend Elizabeth Griffin officiating. Interment will be in the spring
at the convenience of the Family. Memorial contributions may be made in
Nelda's memory to The American Heart Association, l2 Hurricane Lane, PO.
Box -130, Williston, VT 05495, or American Diabetes Association, Vermont
Affiliate, Inc., 7 Hegeman Avenue, Colchester, VT 05446. Arrangements are
by the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home,1176 Main Street, Fairfax, VT
CLIFFORD J. FRIEDRICH - JEFFERSONVILLE/FAIRFAX -- Clifford
J. Friedrich, 78, formerly of Jeffersonville and recently of Fairfax, died
Wednesday evening, Dec. 10, 1997 in Holiday House in St. Albans, following
a lingering illness. Born in Shirley, Mass. on September 10, 1919, he was
a son of the late Charles and Margaret (St. John) Friedrich. On Jan. 27,1945,
he married the former Greta King in Ayer, Mass.
He served his country as a Sergeant with the U.S. Army
during WWII in the Asiatic Pacific Theater and was a member of Mount Mansfield
Post #35 American Legion. Clifford was employed with Johnson State College
for five years, then 22 years with Miner Institute College in Chazy, N.Y.
as Chief Engineer, retiring in 1983. He is survived by his wife, Greta
King Friedrich of Fairfax; his children, Gary and his wife Sue of Jeffersonville,
Barbara and her husband Clifford of Chazy, N.Y.; Jean and her friend U-Bald
of Champlain, N.Y.; Stephen and his fiancee Theresa of Billerica, Mass.
and Robert and his wife Jill of Chazy, N.Y.; A brother, Douglas of Ayer,
Mass.; a sister, Pauline of Sacramento. Calif.; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren;
several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Edward on Jan.
Visiting hours will be Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m., followed
by a funeral service at 3 p.m. in Hayes-Rich Funeral Home, Main Street,
Fairfax, by The Rev. Richard Dickey. Spring interment will be in Jeffersonville
Village Cemeterv. Memorial contributions may be made to Holiday House,
RR1, Box 79, St. Albans, Vt. 05478 or Lamoille County Home Health, RR3,
Box 790, Morrisville, Vt. 05661.or Franklin County Home Health Circle,
St. Albans, Vt. 05478. Arrangements are by Hayes-Rich Funeral Home, Fairfax.
Bakersfield VT- ALTHEMA "THEME" LAWYER, 80, wife of Henry
Lawyer, died Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 4, 1997 at the Holiday House Nursing
Home in St Albans. Mrs Lawyer was born in Fletcher, VT Nov. 4, 1916, daughter
of Elmer and Esther (Ranney) Taylor. Mrs Lawyer was a resident of Bakersfield
most of her life where she and her husband operated Lawyer's Garage and
later Lawyer's Store from 1948 until they retired in 1990.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxilary Post
42 of Enosburg and a former member of the Bakersfield Fire Department Auxilary.
Theme enjoyed bingo, making afghans and baking cakes. She is survived by
her husband, Henry Lawyer of Bakersfield; a son and his wife Alan and Vera
Lawyer of Bakersfield; two brothers, Elmer Taylor of Enosburg Falls and
Lawrence Ranney of Orlando, FL, two sisters Shirley Longe of Sheldon and
Lila Patch of Richford; two grandchildren Michael & Marsha Lawyer of
Bakersfield; a foster daughter and her husband Winifred and George Kuebler
of Ft Lauderdale, FL; several nieces and nephews; close friends, Charles
and Laura Russell of Franklin. Funeral service were held Friday morning,
a t 11 a.m. at the Spears Funeral Home in Enosburg Falls. Internment will
be this spring in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Bakersfield. For those who
wish contributions in her memory may be made to the Franklin County Home
Health Agency, 3 Home Health Circle, St Albans, 05478.
East Berkshire - ARTHUR W SMITH, 81, died Monday evening
(January 5, 1981) at his home in East Berkshire. Mr Smith was born in Sheldon
March 27, 1899, son of Stanley & Ellen Royce Smith. Mr Smith owned
and operated a farm in West Enosburg for 34 years retiring in the 1966.
He was an auditor in Enosburg for 18 years and was a member and past master
of Tyler Branch Grange # 498 and the Franklin Pomona Grange No 28 and also
state deputy. He had been a resident of East Berkshire for the past 14
years and was a member of the Congregational Church. He is survived by
his wife Bessie Young Smith, one son Arthur Smith Jr of South Windsor,
CT, one daughter Mrs John (Lucille) Lyman of Bloomfield, CT; two brothers
Merton Smith of Cortland, NY and Harley Smith of Richmond; eight grandchildren,
four great grandchildren; several niece and nephews. Funeral services will
be held Thursday afternoon at 2 at the East Berkshire Congregational Church
with the Rev Herman Benjamin officiating. Burial will be next spring in
the East Franklin Cemetery. Friends may call at the Spears Funeral Home,
14 Orchard St Enosburg Falls, Wednesday evening from 7 to 9. In lieu of
flowers, friends may make memorial gifts to the Enosburg Ambulance Service
in care of Mrs Sandra Ferland Enosburg Falls 05450