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BENNINGTON -- Burt Arthur Maxham, 53, a resident of Gage Street, died on Saturday, July 23, 2005, at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington following a long illness.

He was born at his home on Airport Road and delivered by the late Dr. William Shea on Jan. 12, 1951.

He received his education in Bennington schools. Burt was employed as a printer for Vermont Container Company for 35 years. Due to his illness he had to go on early disability.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors, and doing puzzles. His greatest joy was gardening.

Mr. Maxham is survived by two daughters, Honor Marie Thompson and Karon Lee Maxham; his mother, Nina Idella Maxham of Poutlney; a brother and sister-in-law, Everett Junior and Ava Maxham of Bennington; a sister and brother-in-law, Ethel and Bob Idella Sheperd of Burlington; a sister and brother-in-law, Sharon Alice and Jerry Raymond of St. Albans; his sister, Claire and her husband Terry Senecal of White Creek, N.Y.; his brother, Clifford Maxham of Poultney; and his half sister Jennie Noyes of Manchester, N.Y. He is also survived by his companion, Karen Trainor of Bennington, and his former wife, Regina Thompson. He also leaves aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Burt is predeceased by his father, Everett Samuel Maxham, half sister of Joyce Crandall, and half brother of Sam Crandall.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday morning, July 27, at 11 a.m. at the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St. in Bennington.

Interment will follow in White Chapel Cemetery in Bennington.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. The members of the Eagles Lodge are invited to meet at the funeral home at 6:30 to conduct services.

Memorials in his honor may be made to the American Cancer Society, Vermont Chapter, through the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
Published in Bennington Banner on July 26, 2005
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