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Lillian G. Frost

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Lillian G. Frost 1910-2008 BENNINGTON Lillian G. Frost, 97, formerly of West Road, died Monday May 5, 2008 at her home in Old Bennington. Born Nov. 28, 1910 in New York City, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Thorne Gentles, she attended local schools. Lillian came to Vermont in 1920 as a Fresh Air Child from Madison Square Church House and was raised by her foster parents Florence and Frank Richardson in Middletown Springs, Vt. Lillian married Oakley Frost of Middletown Springs on April 15, 1931 and with her husband owned and operated Frost Pharmacy in Bennington for many years and created the gift shop at the pharmacy which was a big interest for her. She also worked part time for Louise Rose at Roses Grocery on River Street and for Art Ward and Goodhue on Benmont Avenue. Lillian loved her home, enjoyed playing piano and taught her children music and how to sing. Lillian leaves her son, Dr. Oakley M. Frost, of Hoosick, N.Y., her daughters, Margery Frost Sherman and Cynthia M. Moran and her husband, Timothy; 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oakley, who died October 25, 2000; her daughter, Elizabeth Ann Frost; two brothers and her sister. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Lillian will be held Friday, May 9, 2008 at 12 Noon at HANSON-WALBRIDGE FUNERAL HOME, 213 West Main Street Bennington. Interment will follow in the family lot in Pleasant View Cemetery in Middletown Springs, Vt. There are no visiting hours. If friends desire memorial gifts in Lillian's memory may be made to the Bennington Humane Society c/o Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home, P.O. Box 957 Bennington, VT. The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home 213 West Main Street Bennington, Vt.
Published in Bennington Banner on May 7, 2008
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