Lillian E. Clark BARRE — Lillian E. Clark, 93, of North Barre Manor, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. Born June 1, 1926, in Barre, she was the daughter of Brydon and Gladys (Taplin) Chase. Lillian attended East Barre elementary school and graduated from Spaulding High School in 1944. After high school, she worked for many years at the JJ Newbury Store in Barre as a salesclerk and later, in the office as a bookkeeper until beginning work at the Granite Savings Bank in April of 1969 in the bookkeeping department until her retirement in May of 1988. On July 30, 1946, she married Max Clark in Barre. After they married, they made their home in Websterville, where they lived for most of their married life. Max passed away on Feb. 5, 2000. Lillian was a member of the East Barre Congregational Church and served as a trustee, deaconess and in her early years, she taught Sunday school. She was also a member of the Groton Pond Association and the West Shore Access Association. In her spare time, Lillian enjoyed time spent with her family, especially her grandson, her cottage on Groton Pond, as well as walking, reading and playing cards. Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Carpenter and husband Anthony, of Barre; her grandson, Ryan Carpenter, of New Hampshire; her sisters-in-law Annie Chase and Ann Chase; as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers and sisters Thomas Chase, Henry Chase, Preston Chase, Raymond Chase, Elwin Chase, Lloyd Chase, Nelson Chase, Lawrence Chase, Grover Chase and Bertha Pickering. A memorial service to honor and celebrate her life will be on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. in the Old Brick Church in East Montpelier. Following the service, inurnment will take place in the Wilson Cemetery in Websterville. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the East Barre Congregational Church, P.O. Box 246, East Barre, VT 05641. 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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Oh my Billie girl. I miss you so much. Your kisses, and patting me on the back. You were one of a kind. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Rest in peace little lady.

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