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Mildred Thomas

1918 - 2014 BENNINGTON Mildred S. Thomas, 95, widow of Robert W. Thomas, a former resident of Elm Street, Bennington, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington. Born in Port Jervis, N.Y. on Dec. 18, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Jansen and Emma (Drake) Smith. She received her early education in Port Jervis and was a graduate of Adelphi College in Garden City, N.Y. Mr. & Mrs. Thomas were married on January 10, 1944 in New York City. Mr. Thomas died Aug. 30, 1994. Mildred had taught in the public school systems in both Monroe and Baldwin, N.Y. for several years prior to moving to Bennington in 1986. She was a member of the Old First Church in Old Bennington and she enjoyed the many hours she spent knitting and visiting with her "church friends", as she affectionately called them. Mildred is survived by her many friends throughout the area. FUNERAL NOTICE: Memorial services celebrating the life of Mildred Thomas will be held from the Old First Church in Old Bennington on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Ken Clarke, pastor, officiating. Burial will take place in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the Old First Church through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201. Guestbook condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.


Published in Bennington Banner on Sept. 27, 2014
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