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Beth J. Hathaway 1928-2012 PAWLET, VT Beth J. Hathaway, 83, a resident of Sykes Hollow Road in Pawlet, Vermont, passed away March 12, 2012 at Bennington Health and Rehabilitation in Bennington, Vermont. Beth was born in North Rupert, Vt. on December 12, 1928 the daughter of Harold and Lucy (Paddock) Hathaway. Beth Graduated from Burr and Burton Seminary and Castleton State College, earning her Bachelor Degree in Education. Beth taught school all over the world. She taught soldiers children in Japan and Germany and in the United States taught school in Connecticut for many years. Beth was an avid reader, enjoyed vegetable gardening, bird watching, and attending and playing piano at church. She loved to travel, and with her sister Lois, traveled extensively throughout the United States. Beth also was an animal lover of all kinds. Beth is survived by her sister-in-law Ann Leach of North Rupert; her niece, Rose Riggs of Norfolk, Va.; her nephews, Peter Hathaway of Pawlet, Vt. and Harold John Hathaway of Kingston, N. Y. ; and many great nieces and great nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister Lois Hathaway. Funeral services for Beth will be held Friday morning March 16, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Church of Christ in West Rupert. Rev. Paul Mychack will officiate. Interment will be at a later date. There are no visiting hours. A small reception will be held at the family farm immediately following the service. If friends desire, memorial gifts in Beth's memory may be made to the Church of Christ, c/o BREWSTER FUNERAL SERVICE. P.O. Box 885 Manchester Center, VT 05255. To send the family personal email condolences please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com. The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Brewster Funeral Service 34 Park Place Manchester Center, Vermont.

Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 14, 2012
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