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Berton Brooks Harrington Jr.

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Berton Brooks Harrington Jr. 1913 - 2008 ARLINGTON Berton Brooks Harrington Jr., 94, of Arlington passed away at his home on Tuesday morning, July 15, 2008. He was born on Dec. 21, 1913, in Winchendon, Mass., the son of Berton Sr. and Lillian Mann Harrington. He was a staff sergeant in the Army/Air Force during World War II, serving in the Philippines. Berton and his wife, Peg, owned and operated Gilbert's Hardware in Dorset from 1965 to 1979. While in Dorset, Berton was a member and officer in its Fire Department and also a member of the Nursing Association, the Historical Society and was on the Water Board . He also helped build the fire department's building. He leaves his wife of 66 years, Margaret "Peg" Harrington of Arlington, two sisters, Stella Darling of Topsfield, Mass., and Marion Witt of Cibolo, Texas, and several nieces and nephews. FUNERAL NOTICE: There will be no services. HANSON-WALBRIDGE FUNERAL HOME-ARLINGTON CHAPEL has been entrusted with the care of Mr. Harrington's funeral arrangements. To send personal e-mail condolences to the family please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.
Published in Bennington Banner on July 18, 2008
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