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Luetta Holden

Luetta Holden

1923 - 2014 NEWFANE Luetta Holden, 90, passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Equinox Terrace, in Manchester. She was born in Newfane, on May 31, 1923, the daughter of Millard and Pearl J. Daniel Martin. She had attended school in Newfane and went to Brattleboro High School. On May 31, 1944, she married Fred J. Holden. She had worked at the CE Bradley Co. in Brattleboro, and Margolians Pocket Book Factory. She moved to Springfield where she worked at the Gear Shaper factory, and later moved back to Newfane and worked for Mary Meyer Mfg. in Townshend, for 20 years. After her retirement from Mary Meyer, Luetta was a friend and caregiver to Hiram Russ of Jamaica. Luetta was a member of the West Townshend Seventh Day Adventist Church. Some of her greatest enjoyments were traveling, spending time with family and friends, and her little dog Nellie. Luetta is survived by her two sons, Norman Holden and his wife, Maureen, and Larry Holden, both of Newfane; her brother, Millard Martin of Newfane; her sister, Helen Pennell of Brattleboro; her brother-in-law, Benjamin Bell of Guilford; two grandchildren, Hilary Holden of Boston Mass., and Jesse Holden of Newfane; great-granddaughter, Mariah Matyas of Newfane; several nieces and nephews, and her close friend, Deborah Clayton and her husband, John, of Jamaica. She was predeceased by her husband, Fred Holden, in 1973; two sons, Fred Holden, Jr. in 1971, and Wayne Holden in 1982; her brother, Joseph Martin, and her sister Frances Bell. FUNERAL NOTICE: A graveside memorial service will be held at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Newfane, at a date to be announced. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Cottage Hospital, C/O Robert Backus, MD 185 Grafton Road, Townshend, VT 05353 or Equinox Terrace, 324 Equinox Terrace Road, Manchester Center, VT 05255. Arrangements are under the care of the WHITE FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATION SERVICE, Townshend.

Funeral Home

White Funeral Home
1956 Route 30 Townshend, VT 05353
(802) 365-7555

Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Mar. 3, 2014
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