• Harriet C. Welhaven
    December 31,2012

    Harriet C. Welhaven

    MONTPELIER — Harriet Caroline Welhaven, formerly of Farmington, Connecticut, died December 26, 2012, at the Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin, Vermont.

    She was born November 7, 1918, in Norway, the daughter of Herman and Harriet Karoline Schultz.

    In 1940, she married Arne Welhaven in Oslo, Norway. She accompanied him in moving to Hartford, Connecticut, in 1952 with their two children, Arne and Agathe. Dr. Welhaven died in 1984.

    She received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Connecticut School of Social Work in 1963. She practiced as a psychiatric social worker for many years in the Hartford area, providing invaluable assistance and support to her many clients.

    In 1979, she married Sven Fougner. They resided at Farmington Woods in Farmington, Connecticut. Mr. Fougner predeceased her in 2007.

    Survivors include her daughter, Agathe McQueston of Montpelier, Vermont; her son, Arne Welhaven of Billings, Montana; her granddaughter, Camilla Welhaven of Portland, Oregon; her stepdaughters, Kari (Fougner) Inglis of Columbus, Ohio, Cici (Fougner) Hunt of South Natick, Massachusetts, and Kiki (Fougner) Karpen of Ponte Vedra, Florida; her stepsons, Jan Fougner of Oakland, California, Svein Fougner of Rancho Palos Verdes, California, and Peter Fougner of San Diego, California; as well as their respective partners, children and grandchildren.

    There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held in the summer of 2013. Memorial contributions may be made to the Vermont Foodbank, 33 Parker Road, Barre, VT 05641; or to the foodbank in your locality.

    Online condolences may be sent to www.guareandsons.com.

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