Susan W. Thompson
MORRISVILLE — Susan Washburn Thompson, 65, of Morrisville, beloved wife of Clark “Butch” Thompson, died Thursday, February 28, 2013, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.
She was born in Montpelier, March 12, 1947, the daughter of Bernard and Pauline (Spaulding) Washburn. Sue was raised in Williamstown where she graduated in 1965 from Williamstown High School. She married Clark Thompson in Barre City on April 23, 1966. They had resided in Morrisville for over 30 years.
She had been employed by the Vermont Motor Vehicle Dept. for three years, Ames Department Store for 10 years and Shaws General Store in Stowe for nine years. She retired in 2011. Sue enjoyed seasonal camping, reading, holidays with family and time with her granddaughter. She also enjoyed ‘50s and ‘60s music, as well as traveling.
Besides her husband of 48 years, Clark, she leaves three sons, Scott Thompson and Arik Thompson, both of Morrisville, and Dana Thompson and his companion Angela Bador of Stowe; her siblings, Channing Washburn and wife Izola of Bristol, Dehla Washburn, Donna Day and husband Larry, Vaughn Roberts and Randy Washburn and his wife Carroll, all of Williamstown, and Robin Washburn and Todd Washburn, both of Barre; one granddaughter, Aslynn Thompson of Stowe; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents, Bernard and Pauline Washburn.
A funeral service will be held Monday, March 4, at 1 p.m. at the Puffer United Methodist Church in Morrisville. Friends may call at the White-Fiess Funeral Home, 165 Brooklyn St., Morrisville, Sunday, March 3, from 6 to 8 p.m.
The White-Fiess Funeral Home of Morrisville is assisting the family with arrangements.
Caroline L. DePalo
GREENSBORO — Caroline L. DePalo, 92, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Greensboro Nursing Home.
She was born July 18, 1920, in Honolulu, Hawaii, the daughter of James B. and Lucienne (Dumont) Agassiz. After her father’s death when she was a child, she grew up and attended school in Island Pond.
After high school graduation, she worked at a defense plant in Waltham, Mass., during World War II.
Mrs. DePalo and her husband raised their family in Milford, Mass., and retired to Barre.
Survivors include two children, Connie Hourihan of Cabot and James DePalo of Shrewsbury, Mass.; five grandchildren; a sister, Marguerite Crocker of Meredith, N.H.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Thomas DePalo, in 1988; and three siblings, Madeline Garrison, Louis and Constance Agassiz.
In White River Junction, calling hours will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Knight Funeral Home, followed at 11 a.m. by Mass in St. Anthony’s Church. Burial will be at a later date in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Greensboro Nursing Home, 47 Maggies Pond Road, Greensboro, VT 05841.
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