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Margaret F. Sheldon

1918 - 2014 MANCHESTER CENTER Margaret F. Sheldon, 96, formerly a resident of Bonnet Street, passed away Sept. 16, 2014 at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington. Margaret was born in Manchester on July 21, 1918, the daughter of the late Hubert and Margaret Hosley and attended local schools. Margaret worked for the U.S. Postal Service for over thirty years and also worked for Whipple's Pharmacy and McWayne's Jewelers in Manchester. She was a member of Christ Our Savior Parish, St. Paul's Catholic Church in Manchester and a former member of the Catholic Daughters. Margaret enjoyed knitting, crocheting, vegetable gardening and enjoyed traveling to Florida with her husband. Margaret is survived by her daughter, Frances Sheldon-Whitaker and her husband, Bruce, of Sunderland; her brother, David Hosley of Danby; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Sheldon, whom she married in Manchester in 1941. Mr. Sheldon passed away in 1995. She was also preceded in death by her brothers Hubert and Charles Hosley. FUNERAL NOTICE: Graveside funeral services for Margaret will be held Monday Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. in the family lot in Factory Point Cemetery in Manchester. There are no visiting hours. If friends desire, memorial gifts in Margaret's memory may be made to the or the Second Chance Animal Shelter, c/o BREWSTER SHEA FUNERAL SERVICE P.O. Box 885 Manchester, Vermont 05255. To send the family personal email condolences please visit www.shaefuneralhomes.com. The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Brewster & Shea Funeral Service 34 Park Place Manchester Center, Vermont.



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Published in Bennington Banner on Sept. 18, 2014
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