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Carolyn J. Post

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BENNINGTON -- Mrs. Carolyn J. Post, 67, wife of David Post and a resident of Bank Street, Bennington died Tuesday April 20, 2004 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center following a long illness.

Born Carolyn June Silva to Christian and Margery Silva in Middleborough, Mass. on June 14, 1936, she moved to northern Vermont in the late 1950’s and eventually to Bennington in 1961.

She raised three children and worked as a waitress in local restaurants where she was always known for her sense of humor, infectious laugh and desire to serve people. She particularly enjoyed being with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, David J. Post of Bennington; two daughters, Debra Carter of Windsor and Diane Scheerer of Cambridge, N.Y.; a son and daughter-in-law, John and Cathy Graham of North Attleboro, Mass; eight grandchildren, Daris Carter of Bennington, Brent, Calen, Carly and Olivia Scheerer, all of Cambridge, N.Y. and Ethan, Eliza and Seth Graham of North Attleboro, Mass.; a sister, Joan Cassiani of Clearwater, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Christine Simmons and brother Bruce Silva.

A memorial service will be held from the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Houghton Lane, Bennington Friday, May 14, 2004 at 7 p.m.

If friends desire contributions in memory of Carolyn J. Post may be made to the Bennington Rescue Squad through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
Published in Bennington Banner from Apr. 21 to Apr. 26, 2004
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