WENDELL R. DASHNO - ST. ALBANS - Wendell R. "Dash" Dashno, 78, a lifelong area resident, passed away unexpectedly Monday, July 30, 2012, shortly after arrival at the Northwestern Medical Center. Born on Nov. 21, 1933, in Fairfax, he was the son of the late Herbert J. and Clarabelle (Bruley) Dashno. On July 27, 1957, in Swanton, Wendell married Mary Ann Noel, who survives him. Wendell was a 1954 graduate of Swanton High School, and then had 43 years of service at the St. Albans Co-Operative Creamery. He retired in Oct. of 1998 as a milk inspector. He was an avid Red Sox fan; he coached St. Albans Little League teams for a number of years, played on area softball teams, was an official umpire of many softball games and loved to be in his boat fishing. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Mary Ann, of St. Albans; and his two brothers, Elton Dashno and his wife, Thelma, of St. Albans Bay, and Robert Dashno of Riverview, Fla. He is also survived by sister-in-law, Madeline "Maggie" Belval of Essex; brothers-in-law, Roland Noel of Swanton, Al Noel of Portland, Ore., Charles Noel of St. Albans and Gerry Noel of East Lansing, Mich.; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Wendell was preceded in death by his brothers, William and Arnold. Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main St., St. Albans. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Heald Funeral Chapel, with the Reverend Maurice J. Roy officiating. Interment will be at a later date in the Mount Calvary Cemetery. Private messages of condolence to Wendell's family are welcome at www.healdfuneralhome.com. Those wishing to honor Wendell's memory are asked to contribute to the
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on Aug. 1, 2012