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Agnes Behan

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Agnes Behan 1915 - 2009 BENNINGTON Agnes Barbara Behan, 93, a resident of Walloomsac Apartments died Friday, July 17, at her residence following a courageous battle with cancer. Born at her home in Bennington on Nov. 19, 1915, daughter of John and Sarah Mack Cronin. Agnes received her education in the Bennington schools and was a graduate of Bennington High School. In earlier years she was employed as a telephone operator at both New England Telephone Company and Bennington College. Agnes later worked as a secretary at Specialty Insulation in Hoosick Falls and at Catamount School until the time of her retirement. Agnes enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and watching PGA golf. She leaves a niece, Barbara Behan Galli, and two nephews and their wives, Thomas and Dorothy Behan and John and Anna Behan, all of Bennington; several great nieces, great-nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews and three very special friends, Barbara Briggs, Molly Edgerton and Terry Allen. Agnes was predeceased by her husband Walter, a sister, Catherine Cronin Behan, three brothers, William, Edward and John Cronin, a great-niece, Christine Behan and a great-great-niece, Elli Winney. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral will be held from Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church in Bennington on Monday, July 21, 2009 at 10 a.m. where the Liturgy of Christian Death and Burial will be offered. There will be no calling hours. Burial will take place in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery. Should friends desire contributions in Agnes Barbara Behan's memory may be made to either the or the Bennington Rescue Squad through the office of the MAHAR & SON FUNERAL HOME, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201. Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
Published in Bennington Banner on July 20, 2009
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