Mildred IbeyAugust 09,2012
BARRE — Mildred Ibey, 88, of Barre, died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at Woodridge Nursing Home.
She was born in Fairhaven, Mass., on Feb. 16, 1924, the daughter of Horace and Sarah (Munroe) Noble, and attended schools in Cabot.
She married Harold Devins in 1940, and they had a daughter. She married Gardner E. Ibey on Aug. 31, 1980. He died in 2008.
She worked as activities director at Project Independence in Barre and the Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center, and was a nurse’s aide at Central Vermont Hospital. She assisted her husband in the business he founded, Rural Radio & TV. After retirement, they lived in Derby Line and Leesburg, Fla., and most recently in Barre. She was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church of Montpelier.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Eldred, of Burlington; two stepdaughters, Elaine Ibey, of Barre, and Susan Ibey, of Cabot; three stepsons, Gregory Ibey, of Plainfield, DeWayne Ibey, of Berlin, and Andrew Ibey, of East Montpelier; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Lorraine MacLeod, of Barre; a brother, Ernest Noble, of Gaylord, Mich.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a brother, Edward Noble.
A memorial service will be held at Guare & Sons Funeral Home, 30 School St. in Montpelier, on Sunday, Aug. 12, at 1:30 p.m.
Burial will follow the service at Poplar Hill Cemetery on Route 14 in North Montpelier.
Memorial contributions may be made to Project Independence, 81 N. Main St., Barre, VT 05641.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at www.guareandsons.com and go to her obituary.
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