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Norma L. Davis

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WILMINGTON -- Norma L. Davis, 79, of Rochester Hills, Michigan, passed away peacefully on March 20, losing the battle against congestive heart failure. Formerly of Manchester and Wilmington, Vt., and Keene, NH., widow of Sidney B. Davis, she is survived by her son Dean of Miami Beach, Fl.; her son Peter, his wife Jill and their children of Bloomfield Hills, MI.; her daughter, Susan Davis Burr of Jamestown, RI.; devoted sister of Josephine Libby of Union, NH., and Gertrude Hoyt of Rochester, NH., and a cousin-in-law of Keene, NH.

Ms. Davis was born June 2, 1927, in Cranston, RI, and was raised in Milton, NH. She earned her teaching degree at Keene Teachers College and taught at Derry HS, and Peterboro HS in NH, and Manchester Elementary School in Vermont. Ms. Davis adventured with her husband Sidney, a forest ranger, to Washington, Oregon, and Virginia, before returning to New England. She was a Girl Scout leader and worked at the Mount Snow and Cupola Ski shops in West Dover, Vermont. Ms. Davis was active in the Keene State College Golden Circle Alumni association, living 12 cherished years at Willowbrook condominiums in Keene, NH. before moving last fall to Michigan to be nearer to her two grand daughters.

Funeral services for Norma will be held Saturday morning March 24, 2007 at 11 a.m. at Covey & Allen Funeral Home. The Rev. Marcia Dorey of the Wilmington Congregational Church will conduct the service. The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the family lot in Riverview Cemetery in Wilmington. If friends desire memorial gifts in Norma’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association c/o Covey & Allen Funeral Home P.O. Box 215 Wilmington, Vermont 05363. For directions or to send Norma’s family personal e-mail condolences, visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com
Published in Bennington Banner from Mar. 21 to Mar. 23, 2007
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