Eldora F. AmadonSeptember 28,2012
Eldora F. Amadon
WATERBURY CENTER — Eldora F. Amadon, 87, passed away in the comfort of her home and family on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Born in Cambridge on July 29, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Levi and Mildred (Shangraw) Burnor. On Aug. 31, 1940, she married Alfred L. Amadon in Danville. Alfred predeceased Eldora on April 10, 1998.
Eldora was a graduate of Cabot High School and went on to a long career at the Vermont State Hospital in Waterbury, first as an aide and then following her graduation from the Vera Hanks School of Psychiatric Technology, as a psychiatric technician, retiring in 1987. She was a former member of Green Mountain Chapter 35 Order of the Eastern Star of Cabot.
Her family fondly remembers Eldora’s love of gardening, both flower and vegetable, the talent she had for crocheting and knitting and the many hours she spent canning her garden’s plentiful bounty.
Eldora is survived by her daughter, Sally Buck, and her husband, Earl, of Liberty Hill, Texas; five grandchildren, Janice Linehan, Carleton Buck, Pamela Champney, Alfred Buck and Stacey Madrano; 14 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Glennis Holton, of Florida; as well as nieces, nephews and extended family. Eldora was predeceased by a grandson, Kevin Buck, and a sister, Arlene Churchill.
Funeral services will be held from the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home in Waterbury Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in the Waterbury Center Cemetery. The family requests that flowers be omitted; rather memorial gifts would be appreciated to the Waterbury Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 95, Waterbury Center, VT 05677, or to the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org). To send online condolences please visit us at www.perkinsparker.com and Facebook.
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