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Susan M. Lanfair

1948-2014 BENNINGTON Susan Marie Lanfair, 65, a resident of Beech Street, died peacefully Friday, July 18, 2014 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of Robert and Dorothy Reopell Kelly, she was born in North Adams on November 7, 1948. She grew up in North Adams where she graduated from Drury High School. In earlier years Sue had worked at Jard Company and for many years as a waitress in various restaurants. For the past 20 years she and her husband have cared for many children as foster parents, bringing support and caring to children in need. Sue enjoyed going to the family camp, camping knitting and crocheting. Sue was very proud of her grandchildren and enjoyed following their sports and other activities. She leaves her husband, Peter Lanfair; sons, Ralph and wife, Lisa Quackenbush of Hoosick Falls, Jim and wife, Kristie Quackenbush of Bennington; daughter, Kristy and husband, Brock Walker of Wisconsin; brother, Kevin Kelly and sister , Kim Geadette both of Marlboro, Mass.; grandchildren, Rachel Quackenbush, Jordan and Brandon Morrissey, Ericka, Mackenzie and Landen Quackenbush; her longtime best friend, Barbara Newton; nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Jim. A service to celebrate Susan's life will be held at the home of Jim and Kristie, 43 Bridge Street in Bennington on Thursday, July 24 at 4 p.m., a memorial reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to SVMC Cancer Crusaders in care of the HANSON WALBRIDGE & SHEA FUNERAL HOME, 213 West Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201. To send condolences, visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.
Published in Bennington Banner on July 21, 2014
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