AGATHA KEELAN BLODGETT FAIRFAX - Agatha Keelan Blodgett died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at age 89. She was born Nov. 8, 1922, in Montgomery, to Dr. Daniel J. Keelan, who was born in Carrick McCross, Ireland, and Angeline Paronto Keelan of Enosburg. Agatha graduated from the University of Vermont in 1943 with a degree in nutrition. She and Warren married in 1946 and began a life together as a military family, traveling often and making friends throughout the country. She was a brave military wife, holding down the fort as Warren was a decorated fighter pilot in the Air Force. Agatha's passions were people, especially family, good food and cooking. She will be remembered for her kindness, devotion to family and her contributions as a volunteer in many organizations. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Warren S. Blodgett; their four children, Stephen D. Blodgett, a geologist and musician of Ponderosa, N.M., Daniel D. Blodgett, a geologist and physician of Coarsegold, Calif., Amy A. Blodgett, a nutritionist and nurse of Burlington and Rebecca Blodgett Brush, a nurse practitioner of Fairfax; and three grandchildren, Eva Osmer-Blodgett Levi of Fort Collins, Colo., Ethan R. Brush of Arlington, Mass. and Adam W. Brush of Fairfax. She was predeceased by three siblings, Gwendolyn K. Feix, Gretchen K. Diana and Charles I. Keelan. Burial will be in Hill West Cemetery in Montgomery at a future date. Assisting the Blodgett family is the Heald Funeral Home of St. Albans, where private messages of condolence are welcome at www. healdfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Franklin County Home Health Agency, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on Sept. 11, 2012