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Wilma Vosburgh

1919-2012 Wilma Vosburgh, 93, of Main Street South Egremont, beloved wife of the late Orville E. Vosburgh, passed away at home on November 2.

She was born in Mt. Washington on August 7, 1919, the daughter of William and Elizabeth Chase Curtiss. She moved to South Egremont as a child graduating from the former Searles High School at age 15. She was employed in the accounting department of General Electric during World War II and married in February 1946.

Devoting her life to her family Wilma was an avid reader, gardener, quilter, painter and crafter.

She was pre-deceased by sisters Marion and Iona and brothers Willard, Robert, Leigh, William and infant Raymond.

She is survived by sons Allan of Honolulu Hawaii, David of Egremont and Bruce, her full time caretaker for the past five years. In addition to seven grandchildren she leaves her beloved sister in law Leona Chamberlain and niece, the former Beth Seely of Sheffield whom she raised from infancy.

There are no calling hours and burial will be private, at the convenience of the family. BIRCHES ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South Street Great Barrington MA, 01230 in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Nov. 9, 2012
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