• Viola M. Partlow
    June 19,2014

    Viola M. Partlow

    BERLIN — Viola M. Partlow, 89, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin.

    She was born in Morrisville on Dec. 14, 1924, the daughter of Vern and Ina May (Powers) Kennison. She attended Northfield schools.

    She married Edward Partlow in Northfield in 1946. He died in 1982.

    She had worked as a cook at Norwich University for over 25 years and U-32 High School for 10 years.

    She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Northfield; Northfield and Montpelier senior centers; and Sorrell Maynard American Legion Women’s Auxiliary in Northfield. She enjoyed reading, berry picking (more than 600 pints every season) and playing bingo.

    Survivors include six children, Margaret Amell, of Northfield, Rosalie Perry, of Riverton, Francis “Franky” Partlow, of West Berlin, Linda Gray, of Northfield, William Partlow, of Barre, and Michael Partlow, of Springfield; 12 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

    She was predeceased by her son Edward Sonny Partlow and her brother, Ernest Kennison.

    A memorial Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, June 11, at 1 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church on Vine Street in Northfield. There are no calling hours. Burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery in Northfield. Donations may be made in her memory to the Northfield Senior Center, 168 Wall St., Northfield, VT 05663 or the Berlin Health and Rehab Activity Fund, 98 Hospitality Drive, Barre, VT 05641.

    Kingston Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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