SHREWSBURY - Jean I. Garrow, 76, of Shrewsbury, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.
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She was born in Belmont March 4, 1938, the daughter of William and Esther (Reed) Wortman.
Jean was a graduate of Black River High School.
On January 24, 1959, she married Edward R. Garrow.
She enjoyed gardening, canning, yard sales, gambling and naughty jokes.
She was a member of Theta Rho Girls Club.
Surviving are her husband, Edward, of Shrewsbury; a daughter, Christine Billings and husband, Craig, of Pittsford and their daughters, Renee Audy Hesse and husband, Bob, and their son, Cameron, of Rutland, Lynnette Audy of Massachusetts and Ariel Billings of Pittsford; two sons, Edward R. Garrow Jr. and wife, Ginny, of Cavendish and their two daughters, Ginger Hinkley and husband, Jason, of Claremont, N.H., and their children, Jack and Kord Hinkley, and Desiree Garrow and companion, Cory Sweet, and Eric Garrow of Shrewsbury; a brother, Tim Wortman and wife, Patricia, of Virginia; and a sister, Joan Ciufo and husband, Salvatore, of Ludlow.
She was predeceased by her grandson, Jacob Billings, and by a sister, Ina Evans.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, March 15, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Moose Club on Center Street in Rutland.
Arrangements are under the direction of Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Contributions may be made to Cairo Temple Shriners, 51 Washington St., Rutland VT 05701; or to Jacob Billings Agriculture Scholarship Fund, c/o Clifford Funeral Home, 2 Washington St., Rutland, VT 05701.
Clifford Funeral Home
2 Washington St Rutland, VT 05701
Published in Rutland Herald from Mar. 11 to Mar. 12, 2014