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Richard James Woodward

1944-2013 Richard James Woodward, 69, a resident of Harbour Road in Bennington passed away peacefully Thursday November 28, 2013 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Memorial Hospital in Hanover, New Hampshire following a long illness. He was born in Bennington, VT January 20, 1944. He was the son of the late Myron J. and Jane E. (Dunn) Woodward. Richard received his education in Bennington and was a 1962 graduate of Bennington Catholic High School. He married the former Patricia A. Short on February 27, 1965 in Bennington. Mrs. Woodward passed away May 19, 2000. For 29 years Richard was employed at Johnson Controls in Bennington. He most recently was employed as a Clerk at Different Strokes Paint Store in Bennington. Dick loved to tinker and fix things.He had a gift of being able to work on or repair anything. He was always doing things around the house.He also enjoyed spending time with Pat at the family camp on Lake Champlain. Survivors include a son Steven Woodward and his wife Carol of Swanton, VT. Two grandchildren Emily and Adam Woodward of Swanton, VT. Two brothers, Robert and James Woodward of Bennington and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He is also survived by his longtime companion Constance Radziejweski. At Mr. Woodwards request there will be no calling hours or funeral services. A memorial service will held at a later date. If friends desire contributions in memory of Richard J. Woodward they may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201


Published in Bennington Banner on Dec. 2, 2013
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