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Eloise C. Rumrill 1923 - 2012 HARTLAND, VT Eloise C. Rumrill, 88, a longtime resident of Hartland, passed away Saturday morning, Feb. 25 at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington. She was born Sept. 2, 1923, in Sharon, daughter of Leonard and Ruth (Robinson) Moore. She received her schooling in Sharon and South Royalton, graduating from South Royalton High School in 1940. She married Robert L. Rumrill in Sharon on June 15, 1946. Eloise was a longtime active member of the Hartland First Congregational Church, where she was a member of the church choir and the Ladies Benevolent Society. She was also a member of the Hartland Community Arts and Theater Program, a life member of the Hartland PTA, and a member of the DAR Thomas Chittenden Chapter in White River Jct. She enjoyed quilting and had created many beautiful quilts. She lived a very full and wonderful life and met her life challenges with grace and dignity. She was a great example of what a wife and mother should be and loved spending time with her family. Her husband of 60 years passed away on Oct. 28, 2006. She was also predeceased by two brothers, Paul Moore and David Moore, and by one sister, Helen McCarthy. Survivors include one son, Christopher Rumrill and his wife, Julie, of Hartland; three daughters, Josephine Moore and her husband, Gordon, of Jericho, Kathleen Rogers and her husband, Dan, of Las Cruces, NM, and Shirleen Rose and her husband, Bill of Bennington; eight grandchildren, three great-grandsons with another to join the family in May; three brothers, Robert Moore of North Pomfret, Clyde Moore of Texas, and Joel Moore of Bradford, and several nieces and nephews. MEMORIAL NOTICE: Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 10, at 1 PM at the Hartland First Congregational Church with the Rev. Lucia Jackson, pastor, officiating. Committal services will be held at the convenience of her family at a later date in the Hartland Village Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hartland First Congregational Church at PO Box 454, Hartland, VT 05048 or to VNA and Hospice of SVHC at 160 Benmont Ave., Suite 17, Bennington, VT 05201. The KNIGHT FUNERAL HOME in Windsor assisted with the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to her family in an online guestbook at www.knightfuneralhomes.com

Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 6, 2012
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