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Donna Margaret Howes

1941-2012 Donna Margaret Howes 70, passed away on September 4, at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vermont. She resided in Hoosick Falls with her husband of forty-four years Dwight R. Howes.

Donna was born on December 17, 1941 in Troy, New York daughter of the late Donald and Margaret (Holmes) White. She was a graduate of Hoosick Falls High School and Mildred Elley Business College in Albany, New York.

Donna was employed as a Legal Secretary in Troy, New York for John Sweeney, Timothy Folgarty, Warren Travers and Andrew Dwyer as well as Bernie Hart and Hal Gilbar in Bennington, Vermont. She worked as a Secretary for CPA Michael Hogan in Bennington, Vermont as well as the Bennington Collection Agency. She also was a active member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Hoosick Falls. Donna was a Deacon at the church, choir member and a member of the T.C. Class. She was also a Girl Scout Leader, ran the Extra Helping Food Program, and was a member of the Hill Country Cloggers. She enjoyed spending time at Hedges Lake and at Hampton, Wells and York Beach.

Survivors include her husband Dwight, daughter Ann-Margaret Howes of Hoosick Falls, NY, brother Kenneth White (Robbin)of Hoosick Falls and a grandson Zachary Howes of Hoosick Falls, NY.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral service will be held Saturday September 8, at 10:00am from the First United Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls. Burial will follow the service at Maple Grove Cemetery in Hoosick Falls. Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Presbyterian Church, Grace Christian School or the through the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, New York who are handling the arrangements.
Published in Bennington Banner from Sept. 6 to Sept. 7, 2012
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