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Elizabeth Drohat Wadsworth

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BENNINGTON -- Elizabeth Drohat Wadsworth, 95, formerly of School Street and a lifelong resident of Bennington, died Monday, March 12, 2007, at the Centers For Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington.

Elizabeth was born in Bennington on July 24, 1911, the daughter of Adolph and Annie (Litster) Drohat and attended Bennington schools. Elizabeth worked at Putnam Hospital as a secretary, retiring after 25 years of service. She was an avid reader, enjoyed outdoor activities, especially snowshoeing, loved to take walks and she was a lover of animals. She was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Bennington and a member of the Altar Guild.

Elizabeth is survived by her niece Marie Hogan of Bennington; her great nephews, Neal Hogan and his wife, Jennie, of Bennington and Dennis W. Hogan and his wife, Janice, of Cheshire, Conn.; her cousin, Tom Lisby, of Bennington; her great-great nephew Dennis B. Hogan and her great-great nieces Ashley E. Hogan, Charlotte E. Hogan and Anna E. Hogan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester LeRoy Wadsworth, who died Dec. 14, 1967; her brother Joseph Drohat; and her great-great niece Heather Hogan.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Elizabeth Drohat Wadsworth will be held Friday afternoon March 16, 2007, at 1 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Bennington. Interment will follow in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery. There are no visiting hours. If friends desire, memorial gifts in Elizabeth’s memory may be made to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, or to the charity of one’s choice c/o Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home P.O. Box 957 Bennington, VT 05201. To send Elizabeth’s family personal e-mail condolences please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are under the care of Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home 213 West Main Street Bennington, Vermont.
Published in Bennington Banner from Mar. 13 to Mar. 15, 2007
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