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Funeral Services Held July 29, 1965 For Ernest E. Knapp of Stowe

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
many years.
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 (Florence) Greenlaw
and Mrs. Gaylord (Thelma) Gale of Stowe Also several grandchildren, nieces
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
Roy Bassett
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 Parker Funeral
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 Aither.
She is also survived by three brothers, Gordon and Clarence Aither, East
Jamaica, Ernest, St. Regis, Mont., one sister Mrs. Louise Frence, Lancaster
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 residence, the
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 29, 1965

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 Thursday
morning at the home of her sister Mrs. Caroll Wheelock, in Morrisville.
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 Short Illness
Lyle Almon Douglass, 66, died Saturday at a Morrisville hospital after a
short illness.
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; Reginald, Roger
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 Brayton
officiating. Burial followed in the Waterbury Cemetery.

Nathaniel Sawyer
1940 Free Press
Waterbury, April 16-Nathaniel S. Sawyer, a lifelong resident of Waterbury,
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 in Allendale,
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, Mrs. Elizabeth
PERKINS, Waterbury; Mrs. Robert (Dorothy) HEDGES, Montpelier; Mrs.
Francis (Helen) PARTLOW and Mrs. Joseph (Patricia) PARSONS, both of
Northfield; Wilmer DALES, Lancaaster, California and Arthur E. DALES of
Matawan, NJ.

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; married Abbie
RICHARDS; daughter Mrs. Irving (Marjorie) WHEELER, East Hartford, CT.;
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 E. and
Ernest C. BOLES, all of South Royalton; John C. Boles of Tunbridge;
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 (BOWLES)
Carpenter.  Married Dr. William W. Brock July 5, 1900; Dr. Brock died
October 1926.  Children - J. Carpenter Brock, Montpelier and Frederick
W. Brock of Fairlee; brother Mark C. Carpenter, Glendora Ca.,

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 in Tunbridge
son of Charles L. and Abbie (ARNOLD) Howe. Married Evie Farnham
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) POWERS,
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 died in
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; born in
Somerville, MA, November 5, 1886, son of Charles B. and Annie (MEREDITH)
Bruorton.  Married Alicia Clark on September 21, 1919.

Ralph A. FRENCH, 64 died at Copley Hospital, Morrisville. Born in
Waterville, January 6, 1906 son of Archie and Anna (BROOKS) French

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 North Montpelier;
died while driving a transport truck in Bethel, Maine; born April 24,
1913 in North Montpelier son of Charles and Alice (GRAY) STODDARD.
Married Mildred CHILD.

October 6, 1981

PIKE, Carroll, Stowe, 86 died at Copley Hospital, Morrisville. Born
Marshfield February 13, 1895 son of Sabin C. and Eva GLINES Pike.
Graduated Montpelier High School and graduated from UVM 1916. Went to
Stowe in 1921 and operated a farm. Married Ruth Grandy of Burlington

MACY, Euna A., 58 Northfield. Born Turkey Hill, Northfield November 17,
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
Alexander Milne.

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, NH.  Lived
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.  Married Ella
ROBERTS in Raceville, NY July 1, 1934 - lived in Braintree, Vermont.

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 and Cilley
Funeral Home on Main Street in Chelsea for Marvel L. MOOTE who died Nov.
4, 1998.  The Rev. Albert COLLINS pastor of the Websterville Baptist
Church officiated.
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) Spaulding.

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 Madeline Chase.

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, VT 05444.

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. 11, 1980.
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

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