LaRue M. EnglandOctober 12,2012
LaRue M. England
BARRE LaRue Malseed England, 97, formerly of the Tilden House, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at the Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center in peace with her family at her bedside.
Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Jan. 4, 1915, she was the daughter of John William and Lucy (Hutchinson) Malseed and graduated from Phineas Banning High School in Wilmington, Calif.
On Feb. 16, 1943, she married George W. England, making their home in Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. They later divorced. She came to the Barre area in 1987, to be closer to her son, Stephen M. England, and his family.
She had worked as an executive secretary and dental assistant while living in California and New Jersey.
LaRue enjoyed gardening and canning and was an avid reader and letter writer. She had been a Cub Scout den mother and was an active member and Sunday school teacher in the Ho-Ho-Kus Community Church. While living in California, she was a member of Jobs Daughter.
After moving to Barre, she became a member of the Barre Congregational Church and was active in the RSVP program as well as the Central Vermont Hospital gift shop and information desk.
Survivors include her son, Stephen M. England, and his wife, Lisa, of Barre, and six grandchildren, Justin, Philip, Elizabeth, Shaun, Kimberly and Victoria England, and nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her two brothers, Jack and William Malseed.
Her committal service will be held Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at 1 p.m. in the Berlin Corners Cemetery.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the RSVP Program of Central Vermont, P.O. Box 433, Barre, VT 05641.
The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, is in charge of the arrangements.
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