BOMOSEEN - Mary A. Dumond, 83, died Thursday, January 3, 2013, at her residence.
She was born in West Rutland, VT, on December 22, 1929, the daughter of Herbert and Caroline (Gruna) Canavan.
Mrs. Dumond attended St. Stanislaus Kostka and West Rutland schools.
Mrs. Dumond was employed many years ago at Rosenblatt Dress Factory and Woolworth's in Rutland, VT, and Arrow Hart & Hegeman in Hartford, CT.
Mrs. Dumond was an avid NASCAR fan. Her favorite drivers were Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Dale Earnhardt Jr. She was also a Red Sox and Boston Bruins fan. She enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening and crocheting. In her earlier years, she enjoyed singing Country & Western music and playing the guitar.
Mrs. Dumond is survived by her daughters, Patricia Siptroth of Hoosick Falls, NY, and Joyce Rider of Bomoseen, VT; a sister, Irene Quirk and her husband John of Rutland, VT, and a brother Thomas Canavan of Rutland, VT; three grandsons, Paul Siptroth and Chris Siptroth of Hoosick Falls, NY, and Keith Rider of Myrtle Beach, SC; three great-grandchildren, Tabitha Siptroth of Hoosick Falls, NY, and Katelyn Rider and Kyle Rider of Myrtle Beach, SC; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and her beloved cat, Bridget.
Mrs. Dumond was predeceased by her husbands, Joseph Dumond and Robert Cameron; two sisters, Anna Canavan and Theresa Johnson; and a brother, Edward "Sonny" Canavan.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at St. John The Baptist Roman Catholic Church at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Henry Furman as Celebrant.
Burial will be at a later date in St. Raphael Cemetery in Poultney.
Calling hours will take place on Monday evening, January 7, 2013, at the Ducharme Funeral Home Inc., 1939 Main Street, Castleton, VT, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Rutland County Humane Society, 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Ducharme Funeral Home Inc. www.ducharmefuneralhome.com