SPRINGFIELD - Stanley D. Flint died April 1, 2013, a day after his 93rd birthday, at Springfield Hospital.He was born March 31, 1920, in Tunbridge, the oldest son of Edward and Alice Flint.
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He grew up in Tunbridge, and graduated from South Royalton High School. He also participated in the Civilian Conservation Corps.
He served in the Army Air Force as a battalion carpenter in the South Pacific during World War II.
Returning to Vermont after the war, he moved to Springfield with his wife Leona, and worked as a patternmaker for Bryant Grinder, as well as a carpenter/builder with his own business for many years. He also worked for Connecticut Valley Construction, and in the maintenance department of the Springfield School District for many years.
He was a member of St. John's Masonic Lodge for over 50 years, and a Past Worthy Patron of Mizpah Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, as well as a member of VFW Post 771, and the American Legion Post 67.
Survivors include three sons, Barry Flint of Chester, James Flint of Greenville, S.C., and Bob Flint of Springfield; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and his sister Vera of Hartford.
He was predeceased by his wife Leona; his longtime companion Elisabeth Goss; his brother Neal, and his sister Irene.
Burial will be private with a memorial service to celebrate his life to be held at the First Baptist Church in Chester, on May 18, 2013, at 1 p.m. A reception will follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Adult Day Program, c/o Springfield Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 2003, Springfield, VT 05156.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield.
Published in Rutland Herald on Apr. 3, 2013