• Violet M. Morway
    February 02,2013

    Violet M. Morway

    Violet M. Morway

    BARRE — Violet M. Morway, 93, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at the Rowan Court Health & Rehabilitation Center in Barre.

    She was born May 24, 1919, in Fletcher, the daughter of Gordon and Rose (Meacham) Flood.

    She attended school in East Fletcher.

    On Jan. 1, 1938, she married George Morway in Jeffersonville. Following their marriage, they made their home in Johnson, before moving to Barre. He died in 1969. In 1992, she moved to the Avery Apartments in East Barre.

    She worked at the former Rock of Ages Capacitor Plant and the former Sprague Electric Company, both in Barre, from 1948 until her retirement in 1973.

    In earlier years, she attended the Hedding United Methodist Church in Barre.

    She enjoyed playing bingo, crocheting, reading, fishing, and going to flea markets and lawn sales.

    Survivors include a daughter, Evelyn Bell of Barre; four sons, Larry Morway of Barre, Alton Morway of Washington, Ernest Morway of Montpelier, and Donald Morway of Hardwick; 26 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Elsie Dubois of Graniteville; two brothers, Raymond Flood of Barre, and Leland Flood of Braintree; nieces and nephews.

    Besides her husband, she was predeceased by six brothers, Albert Flood, Dave Flood, Melvin Flood, Ralph Flood, Richard Flood, and Lawrence Flood.

    The funeral service will be held Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until the time of the service.

    Entombment will be in the Hooker and Whitcomb Vault, to await a later burial in the Plain-Mont Cemetery in East Montpelier.

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