• Madeline E. Bezio
    May 07,2013

    Madeline E. Bezio

    NEWPORT — Madeline Elizabeth (Williams) Bezio, 99, of Newport, Vt., passed away on May 3, 2013, in Newport, Vt. She was born in Barre, Vt., on March 26, 1914, to Fred F. and Ivey (Clark) Williams.

    She attended schools in Barre, Williamstown and Barre Town.

    She was married to Henry F. Bezio in Washington on June 8, 1929. He predeceased her on April 29, 1979. She lived nearly 50 years in Williamstown and served many years as a member of the Ainsworth Public Library board of directors there. She also wrote articles for The Times Argus.

    Madeline moved to Newport in June 1981 and was active in the Seniors Center Group.

    She loved gardening and flowers and couldn’t wait for the earth to warm every spring.

    Survivors include one daughter, Mary (Bezio) Hundley, of McAlester, Okla.; a son, Charles (Jean), of Newport, Vt., and Texas; and one half-sister, Ivey (Williams) and Paul Myers, of South Burlington, Vt. Survivors also include eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry; one sister, Freda (Williams) Bogaczyk; one half-sister, May L. Williams; four half-brothers: Edwin, Henry, Ernest and Dolor Poulin; one son-in-law, Joe; one grandson, James Hundley; and two great-grandsons, Erick Wahweah and C. Daniel Green.

    Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to the Ainsworth Public Library, c/o Treasurer, 2338 Vermont Route 14, Williamstown, Vt. 05679.

    Services will be announced at a later date.

    Online condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.curtis-britch.com.

    Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.

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