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Agnes Cunningham

1911-2010 BENNINGTON Miss Agnes Cunningham, 98, a former longtime resident of Bennington, died on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010, at the Port Jefferson Health Care Facility in Port Jefferson, N.Y.

Born in Sligo, Ireland, Sept. 2, 1911, daughter of Daniel F. and Catherine Connolly Cunningham, she received her early education in Ireland and later received her registered nursing degree from St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing in London, England and from the West Middlesex Hospital School of Obstetrics.

Agnes came to the United States in November 1948 and she settled in Bennington.

In earlier years she was on the nursing staff at the former Putnam Memorial Hospital and was night relief supervisor. Later she was head nurse on pediatrics until the time of her retirement.

Miss Cunningham was a member of the Bennington County Registered Nurses Association. She was a volunteer with the Hospice Program in Bennington.

Miss Cunningham was a member of Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church in Bennington.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be held from the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME, 628 Main St. in Bennington on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. Interment will take place in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 12 noon until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA and Hospice of SVHC through the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201.

Guestbook condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.



Published in Bennington Banner on Jan. 21, 2010
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