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CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- Evelyn B. Greene, 89, of Academy Street, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington, Vt. She was the widow of Cecil A. Greene, who died in 1998. Born Oct. 5, 1915 in South Shaftsbury, Vt., she was the daughter of Harry T. and Bertha E. Dickinson Barber, but was raised by her grandparents, Lyman and Elizabeth Barber. She attended school in Shaftsbury and North Bennington, Vt. Evelyn moved to Cambridge in 1947 and married Travis Madison, who died in 1960.

She and Cecil were married in 1969. Along with taking care of her home, she was a fastidious housekeeper. Evelyn was employed at Reiss Mill from 1951 until her retirement in 1975. She enjoyed visiting with family and friends, feeding the birds, cleaning her home and driving her electric blue PT Cruiser. Along with her husbands, she was predeceased by a beloved niece, Sandra Kipp, who died in 2004; two sisters, Marjorie Garrett and June Harrington; and a brother, Rodney Barber. Survivors include a sister, Ida Tschopp of Pennsylvania; a nephew, Roscoe “Rocky” Harrington of Bennington; and several other nieces and nephews.

There will be a private graveside service in the spring at Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge. Evelyn requested that memorial donations be made to the Cambridge Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 52, Cambridge, NY 12816. Arrangements are under the direction of Ackley & Ross Funeral Home, Cambridge.
Published in Bennington Banner on Feb. 2, 2005
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