Eleanor G. BaileyDecember 21,2013
Eleanor G. Bailey
Eleanor G. Bailey
MONTPELIER — Eleanor G. Bailey, 94, formerly of Sunset Avenue, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Mayo Rehabilitation and Continuing Care in Northfield.
She was born in Barre, Vt., on Aug. 1, 1919, the daughter of Adolpho and Emilia (Pavesie) Guazzoni. She attended Barre schools and Spaulding High School.
On March 11, 1944, she married Douglas W. Bailey in Hartford, Conn. They enjoyed 50 years of marriage until he predeceased her on May 24, 1994.
She moved to Hartford, Conn., for four years during the war, where she was a salesman at the Bond Bakery. After returning to Vermont, she worked for Heaton Hospital for 20 years. Later she was employed at National Life Insurance Co., until her retirement after 17 years of service.
Eleanor did lots of volunteer work and was a member of the Eastern Star Rob Morris Chapter 24, where she was “worthy matron” twice, and also held many other stations. She was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church of Montpelier.
She is survived by her nieces and nephews, including Allan Guazzoni, Eric Guazzoni, Angie (Guazzoni) Newell, Julie (Guazzoni) Moody; Robert Milne, Thomas Milne, Susan Bailey, Marsha Bailey, Eric Bailey, Frederick Bailey, Edward Bailey; and also her extended family, Mary Rougeaux, Aime (Nick) Jasman, Anna Crowther and Douglas Jasman.
She was predeceased by her brothers, Nerio “Nig” Guazzoni, Gino Guazzoni and Charles Guazzoni; nephew Kenneth Milne and niece Mildred Milne.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service and Eastern Star service will be held in the spring at the Green Mount Cemetery.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children and Burn Institute, in care of P.O. Box 752, Montpelier, VT 05601; or Mayo Rehabilitation and Continuing Care, 71 Richardson St., Northfield VT 05663.
Those wishing to express online condolences may do so at www.guareandsons.com.
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