Ann Hegarty WILLIAMSTOWN — Ann Hegarty, 88, a longtime Circle Street resident, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin with her family at her bedside. Born Jan. 15, 1931, in Barre, she was the daughter of Frederick and Margaret (Murray) MacAulay. Ann attended elementary school in Williamstown and graduated from Williamstown High School in 1949. She then attended Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, graduating in 1953 as a Registered Nurse. On Sept. 24, 1955, she married Daryl E. Hegarty in Williamstown, where they made their home. Daryl passed away in May of 2008. Ann was employed as a Registered Nurse for 20 years at several places locally, including the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration Office. She also worked at Williamstown High School as a Home Economics aide and did a lot of volunteering. She was a member of the Williamstown United Federated Church and was very active in church functions, as well as a very active member of the Ainsworth Public Library in Williamstown where she served as a trustee and treasurer. In her spare time, Ann enjoyed bird watching, crossword puzzles, taking care of her grandchildren and baking. Survivors include her two sons Daryl M. Hegarty and wife Theresa, of Syracuse, New York, and Dan Hegarty and wife Brenda, of Williamstown; a special niece, Lisa DeWitt, of Sacramento, California; four grandchildren Taylor Hegarty, Austin Hegarty, Michael Lusky and Elizabeth Lusky; many nieces and nephews; as well as her sister, Doris Portalupi, of Barre Town. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by her sisters Sheila Bizzarro and Mary Day. The service to honor and celebrate her life will be held on Friday, June 21, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the Williamstown United Federated Church with burial following the service, in the Village Cemetery in Williamstown. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Williamstown United Federated Church, P.O. Box 438, Williamstown, VT 05679. The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, is in charge of the arrangements. For a memorial guestbook, visit www.hookerwhitcomb.com.

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