BARRE TOWN - Celia E. Lunt, 95, of Miller Road, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at the home of her son and daughter-in-law Michael and Debbie Lunt.
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Born on Nov. 24, 1917, in Starksboro, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Taft. She attended schools in Bristol and Starksboro.
On July 26, 1941, Celia married Claude L. Lunt in East Montpelier. They made their home in East Barre and Barre. He died on Aug. 3, 1993.
She was primarily a homemaker and assisted her husband in their auto appraisal business as his secretary.
Through the years, she enjoyed cooking, flower gardening, sewing and snowmobiling. Her other interests were caring for their beagle dogs and doll collecting.
Survivors include two sons, Claude "Smokey" Lunt Jr. and his wife, Sheila, of Barre, and Michael Lunt and his wife, Debbie, of Barre Town; two daughters, Susan Miller and her husband, Kevin, of Cave Creek, Ariz., and Peggy Parker and her husband, Leslie, of East Montpelier; five grandchildren, Tricia Haldane, Loren Lunt, Charles "Chuck" Griffin, Mark Griffin and James Wheatley; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Eunice, and a half-brother, Bill.
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. Family and friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Entombment will be in the Hooker and Whitcomb Vault to await later burial in the Elmwood Cemetery in Barre.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the
, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312; or to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641.
Published in Times Argus from Feb. 27 to Feb. 28, 2013