BENNINGTON - Kathleen Elizabeth Pawson, 62, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at her residence.
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She was born in White Plains, N.Y., on April 15, 1951, the daughter of John P. and Lois (Craft) McVitty.
She graduated from Freedom (N.H.) High School in 1969 and later from Nassau Community College.
Ms. Pawson served in the U.S. Army for four years.
In earlier years, she was employed as a dental technician and later worked at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Middletown and Newburgh, N.Y., helping veterans find employment.
She enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include three children, Bill Pawson of Goochland, Va., Kevin Pawson of Albany, N.Y., Nicole DeCicco of Bennington, and four grandchildren.
Ms. Pawson was predeceased by her parents.
The celebration of her life will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, July 8, at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, where calling hours begin at 2 p.m. prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to VNA & Hospice at Southwestern Vermont Health Care, in care of Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
Published in Rutland Herald on July 7, 2013