Brenda B. HarveyApril 22,2013
Brenda B. Harvey
BARRE TOWN — Brenda Bartlett Harvey, 72, of Beckley Hill Road, died Saturday morning, April 20, 2013, at her home. Her husband was at her bedside.
Born December 17, 1940, in Barre City, she was the daughter of Clarence J. and Robina Adele (Shortt) Bartlett. Brenda graduated from Spaulding High School in 1958 and the Thompson School of Practical Nursing in Brattleboro in 1959.
On May 23, 1959, she married Eugene C. “Bill” Harvey in the Barre Universalist Church. Following their marriage, they resided in Barre City and since 1963, at their present home.
She had worked as a licensed practical nurse at the former Barre City Hospital and operated a day care center at her home for several years.
Gardening, knitting and crocheting, crossword and jigsaw puzzles and Sudoku were all enjoyed by her.
Besides her husband, “Bill,” she leaves her daughter, Melissa Godin of Barre City; her son, Peter Harvey at home; her stepson, Eugene Gerrish of Berlin; two sisters, Nancy Wellman of Cambridge and Linda Larivee of Barre City, and her brother, Conrad Bartlett of Lyndon; as well as five granddaughters, two grandsons, two step-grandsons, one step-great-granddaughter; and nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Christine Bigelow and Patricia Vinton, and her brother, Clarence J. “Bud” Bartlett.
Brenda had requested that there be only a graveside service to be held in the Plain-Mont Cemetery in East Montpelier at the convenience of her family. There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road Barre, Vt. 05641; or the American Kidney Fund, 611 Executive Blvd., Rockville, Md. 20852.
The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy Street, Barre, is in charge of the arrangements.
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