BARRE - Verna E. Anderson, 99, a longtime resident of East Barre, South Barre and Barre City, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at the Rowan Court Health and Rehabilitation Center on her 99th birthday. Her family was at her bedside.
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Born Aug. 8, 1913, in Scriber, Ontario, she was the daughter of Angus and Annie (Hand) Winget.
On July 27, 1930, she married Allan R. "Jack" Machell in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Following their marriage they came to the Barre area where they had since resided. Jack died in 1975. On Feb. 14, 1987, she married Howard Anderson, who died March 31, 1992.
She enjoyed needlework, flower gardening and had been an active member of the Hedding United Methodist Church and Gamma Delta Circle of the United Methodist Women.
Survivors include her son, Ray Machell, and his wife, Barbara, of South Barre, and daughter, Clara Machell, of Northfield, as well as three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and cousins.
Besides her husbands, she was predeceased by her sister Iva Fearon.
Her funeral and life celebration will be held Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre.
There are no calling hours.
Burial will follow in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery in St. Johnsbury.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641.
Published in Times Argus on Aug. 10, 2012