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Nancy Farnum

1941 - 2016 BENNINGTON Nancy Sawyer Farnum, age 74 a resident of South Stream Road in Pownal died on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at her home following a long illness. She was born in Bennington on June 30, 1941 and was the daughter of the late Albert and Eunice (Dorman) Sawyer. She received her education in local schools. Nancy is the widow of Frederick Farnum, Sr., who died on March 24, 2015. Over the years, she had been employed as the restaurant manager at the former Woolworth's in Bennington, and as a para educator in the Bennington School District. Her greatest joy was spending time with the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her three children; Frederick Farnum, Jr. and his partner, Gabriel, her son, Kenneth and his partner, Shannon, and her daughter, Lori Carpenter and her husband, Luther of Copperas Cove, TX. She leaves four grandchildren; Nicole, Jason, Brody and Abby, as well as five great-grandchildren. She also has two sisters; Dorothy Foster of Pownal and Sandy Harrington of CT and her brother Kenneth Sawyer of Bennington and several nieces, nephews and cousins. FUNERAL NOTICE: Friends may call at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, in Bennington on Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 2 to 4p.m. Services will take place privately at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter, or the Pownal Rescue Squad through the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201. Guestbook condolences may be made at : www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net
Published in Bennington Banner on Jan. 19, 2016
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