SOUTH BARRE – Florence M. Seager, 90, of South Barre Road, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, at the Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin.
Born Dec. 15, 1918, in Montpelier, she was the daughter of Rawson and Florence (Wheelock) Myrick. Her father, Rawson Myrick was Vermont's Secretary of State for over 20 years. She attended local schools and graduated from Montpelier High School.
On Sept. 12, 1941, she married Edward Seager at her parents' home in Montpelier. The couple lived mostly in the Barre area, moving to South Barre in the mid 1950s. He died Jan. 1, 1985.
She was a member of the Christian Science Church, the Community Club of South Barre and was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star.
Reading, listening to music and in earlier years, attending the circus, were some of her special interests. She especially loved cats and dogs and was surrounded by them all her life.
Survivors include her daughter Meredith Henes, and her husband Steve, of Orange; two grandchildren, Kellie Henes and Kyle Henes; and two great-grandchildren, Hailey Lafaille and Meadow Lafaille.
Besides her husband, she was predeceased by a son Gary Seager, a brother Rawson and a sister Virginia.
A memorial service for her will be held at the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, 2009. Burial will be next spring at the Wilson Cemetery in Barre Town.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641, or the Central Vermont Humane Society, P.O. Box 687, Montpelier, VT 05601-0687. YES