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Barbara S. Gammon

1934 - 2016 Barbara S. Gammon 81, passed away on Saturday afternoon April 2, 2016 at the Springfield Hospital. She was born July 11, 1934 in Newfane, Vermont the daughter of Archer and Violet (Harris) Sawtelle. She graduated from Chester High School class of 1952 and attended the University of Vermont. On February 12, 1955 in Proctorsville, Vt. Barbara married Robert K. Gammon, He predeceased her on April 21, 1995. Barbara was employed at Chester Drug in Chester, Vermont for 50 years, retiring in 1997. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Springfield, a member of the R.S.V.P. in Springfield and enjoyed cooking and crocheting, crocheting blankets and other items for several charities over the years. She also enjoyed playing cribbage at the Springfield Senior Center and taking trips with the Senior Center. She is survived by one son Robert W. Gammon and his wife Kathleen of Grafton, N.H., two daughters Beth Gammon of Springfield, Vt. and Dawn Wright and her husband Edward of Westminster Station, Vt. Seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, one brother Alva Sawtelle of Del Rio, Texas, one sister Jackie Plumb of Andover, Vt. and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Robert, one daughter Amy Horton, and one brother Lyle Sawtelle. FUNERAL SERVICE: A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Monday April 11, 2016 at the United Methodist Church in Springfield, Vt. Reverend Gerry Piper Pastor will officiate. A private family burial will take place in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Proctorsville later in the day. Contributions may be made in her memory to the United Methodist Church 10 Valley Street Springfield, Vt. 05156 or to the Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of Vt. & N.H. P.O. Box 976 White River Jct., Vt. 05001. Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vt.
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Apr. 5, 2016
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