SALISBURY - Clara D. Carroll, a longtime resident of Salisbury, died peacefully on Monday, June 2, 2014, at Shard Villa in Salisbury.
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Born in Salisbury Jan. 23, 1925, she was the daughter of Howard E. DeVoid, Sr. and Jennie (Baker) DeVoid.
Following her graduation from Middlebury High School, she attended Berkshire College in Pittsfield, Mass., where she earned her Associate Degree in Business Administration.
After college, she was a secretary for the Vermont Unemployment Service in Springfield. She later worked as a secretary in the Administration Department at Middlebury College. She continued her secretarial career at the Inn in Stowe.
Clara also served as a caregiver for a family who lived on a golf course in the Burlington area. After leaving Burlington she was employed as a teacher's aid at the Weybridge School.
Surviving family members include two brothers Eugene (Gene) DeVoid and his wife Suzaanne of Prescott Valley, Ariz. Howard (Hudge) DeVoid, Jr. and his wife Jean of Wantage, N.J., and Lake Dunmore; several nieces and nephews. Clara was predeceased by a son, John Martin Carroll.
There will be no visiting hours. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. June 28, 2014, at the Salisbury Congregational United Church. with the Rev. Lucy Pellegrini officiating.
Burial will be at the Holman Cemetery in Salisbury. Following the service a reception will be held at the Salisbury School.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to the Addison County Home Health and Hospice, P.O. Box 754, Middlebury, VT, 05753. Contributions may also be made to Shard Villa, 1177 Shard Villa Road, Salisbury, VT, 05753
Arrangements are under the direction of Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home, Middlebury.
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Published in Rutland Herald on June 13, 2014