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Harriet Schenk

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SHAFTSBURY -- Mrs. Harriet Schenk, 86, wife of C. George Schenk, a resident of Spur Road, Shaftsbury, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003 at Bennington Health and Rehabilitation following a long illness.

Born in Manhattan, N.Y. on Dec. 29, 1917, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Turnak) Tarnowski. She received her education in the Long Island schools.

Mr. and Mrs. Schenk were married in Queens, N.Y. July 1, 1950. In earlier years Mrs. Schenk was employed in the Bell Telephone Laboratory in New York City.

Mr. and Mrs. Schenk have resided in Shaftsbury since 1976.

Survivors include her husband C. George Schenk of Shaftsbury; a sister, Katherine Potter of Benton Harbor, Mich.; several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services celebrating the life of Harriet Schenk will be held from the Mahar & Son Funeral Home Friday, Jan. 2, 2003 at 12 noon.

Friends are invited to pay their respects to the Schenk family at the funeral home on Friday from 11 a. m. until the time of the service.

Burial will take place in the family lot in Center Shaftsbury Cemetery.
Published in Bennington Banner on Dec. 30, 2003
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