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May Lee

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May "Peter" Foote (nee May Katharine Strangfeld), died on August 19, 2013 in Bennington, VT.
Mrs. Lee was born on March 3, 1919 in Allendale, NJ to Clemens S. and Augusta (Hasselbach) Strangfeld. She received her RN from the Roosevelt Hospital School of Nursing in New York City in 1940.
She married Charles C. Foote, MD, of New York, NY, in 1942. They had three daughters whom they raised in Englewood, NJ, and Cornwall, CT. Dr. Foote died in 1966.
She later married Earl G. Holmes and moved to Dorset, VT. After Mr. Holmes' death in 1988, she married James W. Lee of Dorset. Mr. Lee died in 1999.
Mrs. Lee is survived by her three daughters, Katharine (C. Brown) Lingamfelter of Stuart, FL, Janet Stones of Bethel, CT, and Cynthia Foote (Ward Hinkle) of Orchard Park, NY, and by one brother, John (Jane) Strangfeld of Chatham, NJ. She is also survived by eight grandchildren (Christopher, Stacy, and Bronson Lingamfelter; Ian, Ben, and Katharine Stones; and Charlotte and Amanda Hinkle), by three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews and devoted members of her extended families. She was predeceased by her sister, A. Marian Strangfeld, and three brothers, William, Richard, and Edward (Lorraine).
Mrs. Lee was a very involved community member who served on many Boards and committees and enjoyed traveling and activities at her Clubs. She was a strong and dignified lady who will be greatly missed by the many who love her.
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Published in The Record/Herald News on Aug. 30, 2013
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