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Henry Ebbighausen


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Henry Ebbighausen

1942 - 2016 BRATTLEBORO, Henry Ebbighausen died peacefully surrounded by his loving family early Saturday morning, April 30, 2016 at his home in Milton, Florida following a brave 11 week battle with cancer. Mr. Ebbighausen was born in Brattleboro on November 4, 1942 the son of Henry and Bridget (Fitzgerald) Ebbighausen. He attended Saint Michael's Parochial School and was a graduate of BUHS, Class of 1960. He had been employed as maintenance foreman for the town of Brattleboro Recreation Department at Memorial Park where he retired due to an on the job injury, following 18 years of dedicated service to the town. Previously he had worked for Jewett Plumbing & Heating in Brattleboro where he served his apprenticeship under the late Shorty Jewett. He also owned and operated Ebby's Atlantic Service Station on Western Avenue. Mr. Ebbighausen was a communicant of Saint Michael's Roman Catholic Church and was a life member of the Fraternal Order of Eagle's, Brattleboro Aerie #2445. Of his leisure time activities, he loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping trips to Old Orchard Beach, Maine with his family. Henry also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. On January 19, 1961 in Ellenburg Depot, New York he was married to Judith Goodenough who survives. Besides his loving and faithful wife of 55 years he leaves: three sons, Greg and his wife Christy of Milton, FL, Rodney and his wife Lynn of Hinsdale, NH and Randal of Millington, TN; one daughter, Laurie Ebbighausen and her partner Tracy of Pflugerville, TX; an "extra son", Keith Thomas of Florida; one brother, Daniel Ebbighausen of Windsor, VT; a sister, Janice Porter of Woodstock, VT; eleven grandchildren; one great grandchild, Levi Hudon, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one son, Henry "Hank" Ebbighausen, III and a grandson, Dana Ebbighausen. FUNERAL NOTICE: Graveside committal services in Christ Church Cemetery in Algiers will be conducted sometime in early July at a date and time to be announced by the funeral home. Memorial contributions in Mr. Ebbighausen's name may be made to Rescue Inc., P.O. Box 593, Brattleboro, VT 05302. To sign an online guestbook with messages of condolence please visit www.atamaniuk.com
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on May 6, 2016
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