DORSET Marjorie Bradbury, 88, of Dorset, Vt., passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 3, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., after a long illness. She was surrounded by her family at the time of her passing. The daughter of the late George Seddon and Marjorie McDonough Seddon, she was born and raised in North Adams Mass., and was a graduate of Drury High School in North Adams. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts, formerly Massachusetts State College, and worked for a time as a lab technician. She married her high school sweetheart, John Bradbury, in 1947, and devoted herself to raising their three children. She was a Navy wife while her husband was recalled to active service during the Korean War. She had many interests and talents including quilting, gardening, skiing, cooking, and knitting. She enjoyed traveling internationally during her husband's 30 year corporate career. She was active in her parish, serving the Catholic Daughters, Court St. Rita, as both Treasurer and Vice Regent. She also volunteered for over 20 years at Robert Todd Lincoln's Hildene, and The Southern Vermont Arts Center, both in Manchester Vt. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, John, and her children, Craig and wife, Diane, of Cohasset, Mass., Karen and husband, Bill, of Cazenovia, N.Y., and Chris and wife, Lisa, of Charlotte, N.C.; grandchildren, Tyler, Jack, and Andrew; granddaughter, Lauren, who predeceased her; stepgrandchildren, Rachel and husbnad, Ian, of Schenectady, N.Y., Rebecca and Sara of West Pawlet, Vt., and her brother, John Seddon of Elkridge, Md. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Manchester Center, VT Tuesday, June 10, at 10 a.m., followed by interment at Southview Cemetery in North Adams, Mass. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, Neurology Research Fund, and mailed to: Michele T.Clark, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Development, 1 Medical Center Drive Lebanon, NH 03756. Donors should state that the gift is in memory of Marjorie Bradbury. To send the family personal email condolences, please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com. The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of BREWSTER SHEA FUNERAL SERVICE 34 Park Place Manchester Center, Vermont.
Published in Bennington Banner on June 11, 2014
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