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Marie Schomaker

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MONTPELIER -- Marie Schomaker, 80, a former resident of Shaftsbury, died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, in the Woodbridge nursing home.

She was a dear family friend of Rep. Alice Miller, D-Shaftsbury, who was with her when she died.

Schomaker was born on Nov. 12, 1924 in Brooklyn, N.Y. She and her husband, John, who was also from New York City, came to Shaftsbury to run a dairy farm. While her husband worked the farm, Mrs. Schomaker worked in the library at Bennington College for many years. When they moved upstate, she became the longtime librarian of U32 High School.

She was predeceased by her husband, John, and their son, Billy. She is survived by their son, Rick of Montpelier.

Services will be private. Donations in Marie’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s organization of the donors choosing.
Published in Bennington Banner on June 2, 2005
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