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Elizabeth Shiao


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Elizabeth Shiao Obituary
Elizabeth Shiao, 85, long time resident of Bennington, Vermont passed away February 22, 2018 in Baltimore, Md.

Elizabeth was born in Almaskamaras, Hungary on December 19, 1932. She moved to Germany during World War II and after the war came to the United States to begin a new life. She lived in New Jersey and New York before moving to Vermont. She married Thomas Shiao at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City in 1959.

Elizabeth came to Bennington in 1962 to work for Dr. James Toolan and later for Southwest Vermont Medical Center until her retirement in 1997. After her retirement, she continued as a volunteer at the hospital until 2014. During her career at Southwest Vermont Medical Center she made many friends and acquaintances. Elizabeth enjoyed gardening, bird watching and singing in the choir at Saint Francis De Sales Church.

Elizabeth moved to Maryland to be with her eldest son Bernie when her health began to decline in 2015.

Elizabeth is survived by her two sons, Bernie Shiao of Sparks, Maryland and Alex Shiao of Lawrenceville, Georgia and many relatives in Hungary, Germany, Canada and the United States. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas Shiao in 1987.

Family would like to personally thank the Staff of the Gilchrist Hospice Center of Towson, Maryland for the loving care she received.

Interment will take place in the spring at the Park Lawn Cemetery

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the .
Published in Bennington Banner on Feb. 27, 2018
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