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Malcolm "Sam" Streeter


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Malcolm "Sam" Streeter Obituary
Westminster, VT - Malcolm Streeter, better known to many as Sam, passed away on March 29th after a prolonged illness.

Sam was born in Guilford on October 4, 1932 and spent most of his life in Westminster, VT. Sam graduated from Bellows Falls High School.

After high school, Sam went to Castleton State College and graduated with a degree in education, he received his Master's Degree from Keene State College. In college, Sam met Frances Towslee and they married in October 1954. Shortly after, he was drafted into the Army and was sent to Germany. Sam and Fran lived 2 years in Schweinfurt, Germany, before returning to Westminster where Sam began his time as teacher then teaching principal of Kurn Hattin Homes.

After over 30 years as principal at Kurn Hattin Homes, Sam retired to spend time on his true interest of designing and building homes. He started the Westminster Blasting and Building Company and remained active running the company until his illness. Sam served many years on the Westminster Planning Committee, the Westminster Institute Board, as well as serving a deacon for the Westminster Congregational Church and a trustee for Kurn Hattin Homes. Sam was voted the 2007 Citizen of the Year for Westminster, as well as being recognized by the VT League of Cities and Towns for his civic duty. Sam's many interests included music, with him playing the banjo and ukulele, reading, attending local town fairs and attending the events of his 13 grandchildren.

Sam Streeter is predeceased by Fran, his wife of 55 years, one brother Robert Streeter and his parents Lewis and Doris (Richmond) Streeter. Sam leaves his children: Lyle and Bill Holiday of Dummerston, Jane and Phil Savoy of Westminster, Lewis Streeter and Jennifer Stoner Streeter of Ghent, NY, Jessica and Robert Byrne of Clifton, VA, Cole and June Streeter of Westminster, and grandchildren: William, Daniel, Brieanna, Katelyn, Eric, Samuel, Maxwell, Zachary, Jacob, Madison, Nicholas, Joshua, and Alyson.

SERVICES: A Celebration of Life will take place at the Westminster Congregational Church on Saturday, April 1st at 3:30pm. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Kum Hattin Homes Memorial Gifts P0 Box 127 Westminster, VT or Westminster Institute 3651 US Route 5, Westminster, VT C/0 Lori Miller
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Mar. 30, 2017
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