BRAINTREE, VT - Herbert C. Sumner, 83, of Braintree, died unexpectedly, Thursday, November 15, 2012, at his home.
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He was born on July 22, 1929, in Lancaster, Mass., the son of Mark F. and Martha (Keller) Sumner. A lifetime area resident, he was a farmer, working at Circle Saw Farm for many years, and had also worked in road construction.
He was married to Phyllis Hawley in 1955, and was then married to Wyleah Morento in Braintree in 1997. He enjoyed playing with the grandchildren, wood cutting and forestry, joking around, and helping friends and strangers whenever he could. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Wyleah J. Sumner of Braintree; daughters, Wanda Paige of Williamstown and Cindy Sumner of Ashland, Mass.; son, Jonathan Sumner of Middletown, Conn.; sister, Marsha Krebs of Stark, Maine; stepchildren, Yolanie I. Secore of New York, Ramil Namoc of The Philippines, and Ernesto Namoc, Jr. of Braintree; foster-child, Megan Fahnestock of Braintree; 7 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Sara Jo Sumner.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21st at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph. A calling hour will be from 1 p.m. Wednesday until service time at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.dayfunerals.com.
Published in Times Argus on Nov. 18, 2012