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Corrine Tidd

1954 - 2015 BENNINGTON Corrine C. Tidd, 61, formerly of Bennington and Bradenton, FL passed away September 4, 2015 in Gainesville, FL where she had been residing to be close to her family. She was born in Bennington, VT on April 14, 1954, the daughter of the late Charles C. Tidd and Celia (Mears) Long of Bennington, who survives. Corrine received her education in Bennington and was a 1972 graduate of Mount Anthony Union High School. Following graduation, she worked in Bennington wait-ressing, but singing was her passion which led her to the late Rick Burgess and his band. In Bradenton, FL she worked as a cocktail waitress where local patrons would request a song or two. Georgia On My Mind was her most popular. Motherhood became her next passion in life. In later years her illness was the way of life. But it didn't take away her love of Norman Rockwell paint-by-number which she gave generously to her family. Survivors include her son, Ben Grikstas and his wife, Jen. Her daughter, Addie Grikstas and her companion, Tim Murphy all of Gainesville. She leaves her grandson, Charles (Charles Edward Grikstas, who was her pride and joy over the past year. Corrine leaves her brother, John Tidd, Sr. of Bradenton, her sisters, Jeanne (David) Denette of Shaftsbury, VT and Dianne (Thomas) Marchinkowski of Pownal VT, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Also former husband Edward (Jayne) Grikstas, Jr. of Brandenton, FL Corrine was predeceased by her sister, Barbara Leonard of Bennington, VT SERVICES: Services will be held in Gainesville, FL at the convenience of the family.
Published in Bennington Banner on Sept. 9, 2015
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