Lois Cardwell of Newport, Vermont, went to be with her Lord on September 5, 2021 at the age of 103. She was born on November 6, 1917, to Will and Olive (French) Gardner in East Charleston, Vermont.
She graduated from Lyndon Institute in 1935 and then moved to the North Shore Area of Boston where she worked at the First National Bank in Malden, Massachusetts for many years. On June 19, 1971 she married Brooks Cardwell, who predeceased her. On retirement, she spent her winters in Florida and her summers in Newport. She enjoyed playing cards with her close friends. She is survived by a brother, Raymond Gardner of Reading, Massachusetts and a sister, Beulah Griffes of Newport, Vermont. She is also survived by two step children, Brooks Cardwell and Pamela Weeks. Lois did not have any children, but she was like a mother to many nieces and nephews who also survive her. She is now walking with her Savior Jesus in heaven because of her walk with God, in faith on Earth. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Friday September 10,2021 at Pine Grove Cemetery in Newport. In Lieu of flowers, donations, in Lois's memory, may be made to East Charleston Church of the Nazarene or United Christian Academy, Newport, Vermont c/o Beulah Griffes, 426 Farrant Street, Newport, Vermont, 05855 or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 4550 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 1100N, Bethesda, MD 20814. On-line condolences at curtis-britch.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch & Bouffard Funeral Home, & Cremation Service, locally family owned and operated.
Published by Newport Daily Express from Sep. 7 to Sep. 8, 2021.