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Martha Weeks


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Martha Weeks

1914 - 2016 Mrs. Martha A. Weeks, age 101, widow of Henry Weeks, a former resident of North Branch Street in Bennington died on Saturday afternoon, July 9, at Rivers Edge Community Care Home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Arlington, VT on August 19, 1914 and was the daughter of the late Ira and Mary Emma (Hurd) McDermott. She received her education in Arlington. Mr. and Mrs. Weeks were married in Cambridge, NY on August 8, 1933. Mr. Weeks died December 14, 1971. In earlier years, Mrs. Weeks was employed with her husband in the catering business. They also worked at camp Wynakee in Dorset, VT and at Tanglewood in the Berkshires in the summer months. Later she worked at Williams College. She was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Bennington. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Loved going on long car rides. Survivors include: four daughters, Mary Jane Sausville, Judith (Dan) Ouellette, Kathleen (Kevin) Durocher and Sally Rogers, all of Bennington. Nineteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. One brother-in-law: Harold "skip" McLenithan of Pownal. Mrs. Weeks is predeceased by one daughter Janet McLenithan, one grandson, Jeffrey McLenithan, one granddaughter, Jennifer Ouellette. She is also predeceased by one sister, Ethel Hard, and two sons-in-law; Paul Sausville and Ted Rogers. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 12:00pm at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, in Bennington. Interment will take place in Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington. Friends may call at the funeral home prior to the service from 11:00 AM until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to: SV Regional Cancer Center Patient Resource Fund, 100 Hospital Drive, Bennington, VT 05201, or the , 110 Main St. Suite 203, Burlington, VT 05401. or the Bennington/Rutland VNA and Hospice, 1128 Monument Ave., Bennington, VT 05201. Guestbook condolences may be made at: www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net
Published in Bennington Banner on July 12, 2016
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