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Leah F. Rousseau

1925 - 2010 BENNINGTON, VT Leah Fay Willette Rousseau, 84, a resident of South Stream Road in Bennington, died on Thursday evening, April 1, 2010, at the Centers for Living and Rehab.

She was born in North Pownal on Aug. 11, 1925, daughter of Leo Willette and Alice Willette Gurley. She received her education in local schools.

In earlier years, Mrs. Rousseau was employed at several local plants, including Union Carbide Corporation, Transitor Electronics, Benmont Paper Company, all in Bennington, and Sprague Electric in North Adams, Mass.

Mrs. Rousseau was a member of Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church in Bennington.

She leaves her loving companion of 54 years, Henry Salem of Bennington; her sister, Ann Matrigali of Maryland, and her three nieces, Jacklyn, Heather, and Nancy.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be held on Monday , April 5, 2010, at 10 a.m. at the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME, 628 Main Street in Bennington, with the Rev. Vincent Coppola, csc, officiating. Interment will follow in the family lot in Oak Hill Cemetery in Pownal.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bennington Rescue Squad or the Second Chance Animal Shelter through the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201.

Guestbook condolences may be made at www.mharandsonfuneralhome.net



Published in Bennington Banner on Apr. 3, 2010
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