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Helen C. McQuesten MONTPELIER - Helen C. McQuesten, 99, of Heaton Woods, passed away on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. She was born on Sept. 6, 1919, in Haverhill, New Hampshire, the daughter of Fredrick and Eva (Wells) Clough. She attended schools in Haverhill and graduated from Haverhill Academy in 1937. She then married Archie McQuesten in October 1938. Mr. McQuesten predeceased her in 1968. After raising her children as a stay-at-home mom, she worked as a clerk for the Agency of Transportation. After retirement, she enjoyed volunteering for the Central Vermont Medical Center where she helped visitors with a warm smile. Time spent at the family camp in New Hampshire with Helen will forever be cherished by her family. Survivors include her children Gloria Washburne, of Montpelier, and Gary McQuesten, of Plainfield; grandchildren Kelly Toomey and husband Kevin, of Berne, New York, Todd Washburne, of Calais, Jenna McQuesten, of Burlington, and Jack McQuesten, of Plainfield; great-grandchildren Cailyn Toomey and Quinn Toomey, of Berne, New York. She was predeceased by her daughter, Linda McQuesten, on Oct. 6, 2009; her son-in-law, Ben Washburne; and her siblings Roland Clough, Harold Clough, Thelma Willey and Lawrence Clough. There will be no calling hours. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at the Guare & Sons Funeral Home with a reception to follow. The family extends a grateful thank you to the staff at Heaton Woods for the loving care and companionship that she was given over the last 15 years. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution, please consider the Heaton Woods Resident Activities Fund, 10 Heaton St., Montpelier, VT 05602. Those wishing to express online condolences may do so at www.guareandsons.com.

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