Steele Thatcher Griswold
Steele Thatcher Griswold, born to Margaret Steele and Gordon Griswold on October 18, 1920 died peacefully on September 20, 2016.
Steele joined the US Army Air Corps in 1943. After leaving the war in 1945, he married the love of his life, Teresa Helen Scarborough. Terry predeceased Steele on May 18, 2015. Steele and Terry settled in Highgate, VT, in the house Steele's mother was born in. Steele painted and wallpapered houses during summers, while teaching at Bellows Falls Academy.
Steele formed S.T. Griswold & Company in 1957, starting with highway guardrail jobs. In 1958, Steele added Ready Mix Concrete to his accomplishments, where he stayed until his retirement in 1988. In 1971, Steele and Terry bought the Shelburne Shipyard, and Terry ran it until 1997.
Steele was pre deceased by his brother Douglas, his parents and his wife Teresa. He is survived by his children; Jill and her wife Karha, Doug and his wife Lori, and Mary and her wife Katherine. His grandchildren Jeremy (Kristy), Lisa and her husband Brian, Jessica (Scott) and Emily (Dean). His great granddaughters Mary and Grace.
There will be a celebration of Steele and Terry's lives on October 21st at 4:00pm and the All Souls Interfaith in Shelburne. 291 Bostwick Farm Road.
Arrangements are in the care of the Ready Funeral & Cremation Service. To send online condolences please visit www.readyfuneral.com
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Published by The Burlington Free Press on Sep. 28, 2016.