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Helen Dickinson

Helen Scherlin Dickinson, 95, passed away peacefully on Nov. 27, 2015. Helen was born and raised in Vernon, VT. She was the last of her generation being predeceased by her sister, Marguerite and her brothers, George and Walfred as well as her husband, Leonard Dickinson who she had married in the Anchorage Territory of Alaska in 1954. She leaves behind a son, Russel Kemp and daughter-in-law, Barbara, two granddaughters, three great-grandchildren as well as 19 nieces and nephews who will miss her dearly. Helen taught elementary school around New England for 39 years, retiring from the Hampden Public Schools in 1981. Helen was a member of the Hampden Federated Church and was an active member of the Historical Society and the Friends of the Seniors. She enjoyed travel, reading, gardening and berry picking, and was a legendary asset to many local bake sales for decades. SERVICES: A Memorial Service at the Hampden Federated Church will be held at a later date. Burial will be held privately. The Byron Keenan Funeral Home of Springfield is assisting Helen's family. For additional info please visit : www.byronkeenan.com
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Dec. 2, 2015
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