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Laurence R. Childs

1928 - 2015 BRATTLEBORO Laurence R. Childs, 87 passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Saturday Oct. 24, 2015. He was born in Guilford, VT May 3, 1928 the son of Bernard S. and Esther (Howe) Childs. Laurence graduated from Brattleboro High School Class of 1946. He served his country in the United States Army having been stationed in Fort Knox, Kentucky from 1952 to 1954. He was married to Miriam H. Huntley on May 27, 1950. Laurence had worked at Dunham's Wholesale, Holden & Martin for 17 years and D.Js Inc. Wholesale for 26 years as an Accounts Payable Manager. He was a member of Centre Congregational Church in Brattleboro since 1969. Laurence is survived by his wife, Miriam Childs of Brattleboro, his two daughters, Wanda L. Benoit and her husband, Douglas, Wendy L. Parker and her husband, James; his son, Jeffrey R. Childs, five brothers, Wilfred H. Childs of Holly Hill, FL, Alfred S. Childs of Westmoreland, NH, Robert A. Childs of Borden Town, NJ. and Justin H. Childs of Bremerton, WA; one sister, Nancy A. Landry of Somersworth, NH; three grandchildren, Brandon D. Benoit, Wesley L. Benoit and Samantha R. Parker; two great-grandchildren, Brandon Alexander Benoit and Enrique Samuel Benoit. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Harold and Norman Childs and two sisters, Bernardine Chase Sanderson and Elizabeth M. Childs who died in infancy. FUNERAL NOTICE: Calling hours will be held on Wednesday Oct. 28th from 1 to 2p.m. at the Ker-Westerlund Funeral Home, 57 High St. Brattleboro. A graveside service and interment will follow at 2:30p.m. in the Morningside Cemetery, Brattleboro. Memorial Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the , Vermont affiliate, 434 Hurricane Ln, Williston, VT 05495
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Oct. 27, 2015
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