SPRINGFIELD - Stanley D. Flint died April 1, 2013, a day after his 93rd birthday, at Springfield Hospital.He was born March 31, 1920, in Tunbridge, the oldest son of Edward and Alice Flint.
He grew up in Tunbridge, and graduated from South Royalton High School. He also participated in the Civilian Conservation Corps.
He served in the Army
Air Force as a battalion carpenter in the South Pacific during World War II
Returning to Vermont after the war, he moved to Springfield with his wife Leona, and worked as a patternmaker for Bryant Grinder, as well as a carpenter/builder with his own business for many years. He also worked for Connecticut Valley Construction, and in the maintenance department of the Springfield School District for many years.
He was a member of St. John's Masonic Lodge for over 50 years, and a Past Worthy Patron of Mizpah Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, as well as a member of VFW
Post 771, and the American Legion Post 67.
Survivors include three sons, Barry Flint of Chester, James Flint of Greenville, S.C., and Bob Flint of Springfield; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and his sister Vera of Hartford.
He was predeceased by his wife Leona; his longtime companion Elisabeth Goss; his brother Neal, and his sister Irene.
Burial will be private with a memorial service to celebrate his life to be held at the First Baptist Church in Chester, on May 18, 2013, at 1 p.m. A reception will follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Adult Day Program, c/o Springfield Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 2003, Springfield, VT 05156.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield.