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Mildred C. Stott

NORTHFIELD - Mildred C. Stott, 99, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at the Mayo Nursing Home in Northfield.

She was born in Island Pond on Sept. 11, 1913, the daughter of Leander and Bernice (Coolbroth) Currier. She was a graduate of Brighton High School, in Island Pond, Class of 1930.

She continued her education at Lyndon Normal School, earning her teacher's certificate in 1932; with additional studies at the University of Vermont and Marlboro College.

She married Ronald A. Stott on June 28, 1934, in the Congregational Church in Island Pond. They were married over 65 years. Ronald predeceased her on Feb. 9, 2000.

Mildred was a career teacher, having taught in one-room schoolhouses in Canaan, Norton, East Charleston; Brighton High School, Strafford, and finally Hartford Middle School, for a total of 36 years.

She enjoyed skiing, sewing, reading and dancing.

She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Pope and her husband, William, of Northfield; four grandchildren, Beth (Hanscom) Lemnah and her husband, Greg, of Lyndon Center, and their children, Greer and Robert; Stacey (Hanscom) Whaley and her husband, David, of Northfield, and their children, William and Sarah; Kelsey( Pope) Bussiere and her husband, Jason, of Cottage Grove, Minn., and their children, Alexander, Jesse and Cameron; David S. Pope and his wife, Jennifer Rawlings, of Limington, Maine, and their children, Xochil and Iona. She is also survived by great-great grandchildren, Isabella and Liam Bussiere.

A graveside service is being planned for later this year at Mount Hope Cemetery in Northfield.

Donations may be made in her memory to the Mayo Healthcare Activity Fund, 610 Water St., Northfield, VT 05663.

Kingston Funeral Home in Northfield is assisting with the arrangements.

Published in Times Argus on Jan. 20, 2013
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