PAULINE "POLLY" T. CURLER - NORTH FERRISBURGH - Pauline "Polly" T. Curler, 86, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Helen Porter Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury. Polly died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 29, 1927, in Burlington, the daughter of Malcolm and Mabel Thorpe. She attended Burlington High School and graduated from the Mary Fletcher Hospital School of Nursing in 1948. She married the love of her life, Walter G. Curler, on Dec. 22, 1948. Polly is survived by her four sons, Alan and wife, Elizabeth, Peter and wife, Laurie, Kenneth and wife, Robin, and John and wife, Penny; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Polly was predeceased by her husband, Walter G. Curler, on Feb. 10, 2008; son, Lee Curler; and sister, Ruth St. George. Polly pursued careers as a private nurse and a homemaker. She was a longtime member of the Vermont Nurses Association and cared for many members of the community. She was an active member of the North Ferrisburgh United Methodist Church where she was the organist for over 40 years. She was also a member of the Certain Sounds. She was a devoted homemaker and found enjoyment in her crafts, gardening and most of all her music. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Visiting hours will be held March 28, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. at BrownMcClay Funeral Home, Vergennes. Funeral services will be held March 29, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the North Ferrisburgh United Methodist Church. Interment will be in North Ferrisburgh Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Addison County Home Health & Hospice, PO Box 754, Middlebury, VT 05753; or North Ferrisburgh United Methodist Church, 227 Old Hollow Road, North Ferrisburgh, VT 05473.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on Mar. 24, 2014