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Robert Proper

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Robert C. Proper 1933 - 2011 BENNINGTON, VT Robert C. Proper, age 77, a resident of Safford Street in Bennington died on Sunday, March 6, at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington. He was born in Pittsfield, MA on Dec.13, 1933, and was the son of the late Theodore and Edna (McIntosh) Proper. He received his education in Pittsfield schools. Robert had been employed at the Grand Union Supermarket in Bennington and retired during the 1970s. He later went to work at Stanley Tools in Shaftsbury. He married the former Martha Pilling in 1985. She predeceased him in February 16, 2010. Robert enjoyed coin collecting and collecting football and baseball cards. Robert is survived by two sons: Keith Allen Proper of North Carolina and David Charles Proper of New York. He has one sister, Rosemarie Baldwin of Chula Vista, CA and a nephew Myron Proper and his wife Barbara of Cheshire, MA, and other nieces and nephews. Robert is predeceased by brothers and sisters. MEMORIAL NOTICE: A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 15, at 10:00 AM, at Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church in Bennington. Interment will take place in the Old Catholic Cemetery in Bennington. There are no calling hours scheduled. Memorial contributions may be made to the Veteran of Foreign Wars through the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME, 628 Main St. Bennington, Vermont 05201 Guestbook condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net

Published in Bennington Banner from Mar. 8 to Mar. 9, 2011
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