Gertrude Ellen Jewett NORTHFIELD — Gertrude Ellen Jewett, 80, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at her home. She was born Feb. 10, 1939, in Waitsfield, the daughter of Rufus and Dorothy Mae (Sabens) Higley. She was educated in Northfield schools. On Aug. 11, 1955, she married Ronald R. Jewett. Mrs. Jewett was retired from the State of Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles. She was an avid bingo fan and also enjoyed camping and bowling. Survivors include her husband, of Northfield; five children Ronald Jewett Jr., of Graniteville, Norman Jewett, of Portland, Maine, Bruce Jewett, of Barre, Penny Henes, of Northfield, Peggi Cayia, of Tucson, Arizona; two brothers Alfred Higley, of New York, Curtis Higley, of Northfield, and sister Terrie Higley, of Northfield; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Dawn Bubar. The graveside service will be at a later date in Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are by Kingston Funeral Home in Northfield.

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