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Clarence Freemyer

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Clarence Freemyer

1918-2010 Clarence E. Freemyer, 91, a resident of Shoreham and a former resident of Shaftsbury, died Saturday, Mar. 6, 2010, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.

Born in Walloomsac, N.Y., July 4, 1918, son of the late Ellis Henry and Anna Costenblatt Freemyer, Clarence received his education in the Walloomsac schools.

He was a World War II Army veteran.

Clarence was employed as a welder for 35 years at the William E. Dailey Company in Shaftsbury until his retirement in 1980.

He married the former Maxine Pinney in North Bennington in 1949. Mrs. Freemyer died in 1994.

Affectionately known as "Bulldog", Clarence was an avid outdoorsman who especially enjoyed fishing, hunting and all types of animals. He will be sadly missed by his loving step-granddaughter, Brenda Keen, of Shaftsbury, with whom he was very close.

He leaves two daughters, Cheryl A. Spraker of Dallas, Texas, and Gillien M. Wilson (Thomas) of White Creek, N.Y.; a granddaughter, a great-granddaughter; two step-daughters, Mary Clemons of Bennington, and Sandra Prenzi of Fairfield, Conn.; a step-son, Pascal Wilkins of Londonderry; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

Clarence was predeceased by a son, Ronald E. Freemyer, a grandson, Thomas Wilson; six brothers and sisters, and two step-children.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Graveside committal services will take place at the family lot in Riverside Cemetery, Londonderry, at a time to be announced in the spring.

Should friends desire contributions in Mr. Freemyer's memory may be made to the Vermont Heart Association through the office of THE MAHAR & SON FUNERAL HOME, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201.

On line guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.

Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 12, 2010
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