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Sheila O'Dowd

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Sheila O'Dowd 1911-2011 MANCHESTER, VT Sheila O'Dowd, 100, a resident of Equinox Terrace in Manchester, Vt., died Saturday November 5, 2011 at her residence. She was born in Leitrim, Ireland June 6, 1911. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Delia (McNamara) O'Dowd. Sheila received her education in Ireland. While living in Ireland, Sheila was employed at the Irish Consulate and after moving to the United States in 1957 she began working at the Irish Consulate in the states. Sheila enjoyed playing golf at the Manchester Country Club and traveling. Her family was her main interest. Survivors include two sisters, Delia O'Dowd of Manchester, Vt., and Maureen Barrett of Ireland.. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins including her niece Mary O'Dowd of Ireland and cousins Cathy Donovan of Harrison, N.Y., and Frank Sutton of Manchester, Vt. She was pre-deceased by two sisters, Eileen and Kathleen O'Dowd and two brothers John and Raymond O'Dowd. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral will be held at Christ Our Savior Parish in Manchester on Friday November 11, 2011 at 11 a.m. where the Liturgy of Christian Death and Burial will be offered The burial will take place in the family lot at Factory Point Cemetery in Manchester. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are under the direction of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201.

Published in Bennington Banner from Nov. 7 to Nov. 9, 2011
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