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Robert Seale

1928 - 2014 BENNINGTON Robert Beecher Seale, 86, a resident of Cyr Court, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 at the Centers For Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington following a brief illness. He was born in Bennington, Vt. July 23, 1928. He was the son of the late Chauncey and Mildred (Beecher) Seale. Bob received his education in Bennington and was a 1947 graduate of Bennington High School. He served in the United States Air Force from August of 1950 until he was honorably discharged in June of 1954. He married the former Natalie Jean Pomeroy on Sept. 6, 1952 at the Granville Baptist Church in Granville, N.Y. In 1961, Mr. Seale graduated from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. He returned to Bennington and began working with his Uncle Fred Beecher who owned Beecher's Drug Store in the Putnam Hotel Block on Main St. in Bennington. Mr. Seale later purchased the business which he owned and operated for many years. Bob enjoyed model airplanes and was a member of the Aero Modeler's Group. An avid sports fan, Bob enjoyed attending high school basketball, baseball and American Legion Baseball games. He liked to drive, especially to Florida and was a member of Cardiac Rehab. Survivors include his wife, Natalie Jean Seale of Bennington, two sons; John F. Seale of Shushan, N.Y. and Robert Seale and his wife, Elizabeth of San Diego, Calif.; four grandchildren, one great grandchild and two cousins. He was pre-deceased by a brother John F. Seale FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral will be held from the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 at noon with the Rev. Mary Lee Clark, pastor of the Second Congregational Church in Bennington officiating. The burial with military honors will take place in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington Friends may call at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Monday, Nov. 24, from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. If friends desire, contributions in memory of Robert Beecher Seale may be made to the Vermont Chapter of the through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201. Guest book condolences may made at : www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net
Published in Bennington Banner from Nov. 4 to Nov. 5, 2014
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