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Irene S. Fox

1918-2013 Irene S. Fox, 95, a longtime resident of Shaftsbury, Vermont and more recently of Bennington died Monday September 16, 2013 at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation following a brief illness. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida March 7, 1918. She was the daughter of the late William Roy Scott and Dorothy (Houghton) Scott. Irene received her education in North Bennington and was a graduate of North Bennington High School. She later graduated from George Washington University. In earlier years Irene was employed at several local restaurants. She also worked as a real estate agent and for several years was employed at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center as a switchboard operator from which she retired. Her family and grandchildren were her main interest. Survivors include a daughter Ruth S. Bennett of Bennington. Two grandchildren Melissa Bennett and Todd Rogers of North Bennington and Penny Mattson and her husband Eric of Cambridge, N.Y.; six great grandchildren, Ethan, Lucas, Alayna, Soyer, Baxter and Myles. A sister Dorothy Lachasse of California and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was pre-deceased by a son Patrick A. Schiemenz, a son Royal Scott and two sisters Gladys Henry and Doris Hines. At the request of Mrs. Fox there will be no calling hours or funeral services. The burial will take place in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. If friends desire contributions in memory of Irene S. Fox may be made to VNA & Hospice at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201. Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net


Published in Bennington Banner on Sept. 18, 2013
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