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Valerie George

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Valerie George

1956 - 2015 BRATTLEBORO Valerie Christine George, 58, of Highlawn Road was unexpectedly called home to Heaven on Monday afternoon, September 7, 2015 as the result of injuries she sustained in an accident. Valerie was born in Arlington, VA on September 12, 1956, the daughter of Raymond and JoAnn (Green) Maynard. She was raised and educated in Agawam, MA and was a graduate of Agawam High School, Class of 1974. She went on to attend the UMass School of Nursing where she received her R.N. degree and later earned her Master's Degree in Nursing Education in 2008 from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. At the time of her death she had been employed as a nursing instructor at the University of MA Amherst and was also employed as a Nurse Educator at the Veterans Medical Center in White River Jct., VT. Valerie was an active volunteer with the Brattleboro Aids Project and was also active with the American Red Cross, Windham County Chapter. Of her pastimes and interests Valerie loved spending time with her family, her grandchildren and her grandpuppies. She also enjoyed quilting, baking, hiking, sailing and relaxing at the beach. Valerie was married to Edwin Sauter of Utica, NY and had two children, Edwin J. Sauter, II of Brattleboro, VT and Jeremy J. Sauter of Hinsdale, NH. She remarried in 1989 to Phillip George of Brattleboro, VT and had one child, Andrew J. George of Brattleboro, VT. She leaves behind her three sons, Edwin, Jeremy and his wife, Teri, Andrew and his wife, April; her great-aunt, Nancy Lane of West Springfield, MA, one brother, Jeffrey Maynard of Halephorpe, MD, her long-time partner, Brooks Mitchell of Newfane, VT, and her grandchildren: Skylar, Mason, Hannah, Lakota, Neveah, Addison, Elijah and Benjamin. FUNERAL NOTICE: Friends are invited to call at the Atamaniuk Funeral Home, 40 Terrace St., Brattleboro, VT on Monday from 6 to 8p.m. A Service in celebration of her life will be conducted Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at Naulakha (Rudyard Kipling House), 707 Kipling Road, Dummerston, VT from Noon-8p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Valerie's name may be made to Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock (CHaD), Hitchcock way, Lebanon NH and/or the AIDS Project of Southern VT, 15 Grove St, Brattleboro, VT 05302. To sign an online register book or send messages of e-condolence please visit : www.atamaniuk.com
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Sept. 11, 2015
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