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George H. Jepson

1928-2015 George H. Jepson, 86, passed away on January 28, 2015 at Rutland Healthcare Center. He was born in Springfield, Mass. on December 17, 1928, son of Forrest and Gaynell (Parkinson) Jepson. George graduated from Arlington High School and was a former resident of Arlington, Bennington and Newport for more than 30 years before moving to Rutland in 2008. He was a member of the Rutland United Methodist Church and a 62 year member of the Free and Accepted Masons. Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Jane (Meerwarth) Jepson of Rutland; a son, Lyle Jepson and his wife, Lori Cillo of Rutland; a daughter, Gaynell (Jepson) Lyman and her husband. Ty Lyman of Bristol, Vt.; six grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by three sisters, Ruth Darby, Jane Jones and Gaynell Webb. George was devoted to his family, spending time each day in activities or conversation. His professional career included 40 years in the financial services industry. In addition to this, he was an accomplished historical author and teacher. Known for his quick wit and personable nature, George was called upon and eagerly and generously provided his time serving on a variety of civic and church committees and boards. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Rutland United Methodist Church. A reception will follow in the Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Burial will be held at a later date in Evergreen Cemetery in Arlington. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grand Lodge of Vermont, F. & A.M. 49 East Road, Barre, VT 05641 or to the . Arrangements are under the direction of the Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Published in Bennington Banner on Jan. 30, 2015
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