Sunday, June 25, 2017

Vera M. Magoon

Vera M. Magoon, 92, a resident of Bondville, VT, passed away June 25, 2017, at Albany (NY) Medical Center.

Vera was born in Danby, VT, on Nov. 21, 1924, the daughter of the late Edward Kendall and Ada (Baker) Kendall.

Vera worked as a chambermaid for the Stratton Mountain area and cleaned many area homes.

She loved flowers, canning, gardening, sewing, knitting, crocheting, baking, hunting, picking wild blueberries and strawberries, and enjoyed listening and watching Lawrence Welk on Friday evenings, along with Hee-Haw. She was known for making her homemade pizzas on wrestling Sundays. She also enjoyed making homemade doughnuts.

Vera is survived by her sons, Edward Magoon and his wife, Virginia, of Jamaica, VT, and Arthur Magoon; brother, Ned Kendall, of Springfield, VT; sisters, Alice Sombrick, of Alabama, and Dorothy Haynes, of northern VT; grandchildren, Tammy Palmer and Wanda Howe, five great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Magoon, who died in 1964; son, Walter Magoon, who died March 2017; brothers, Jim, Everett and Fred Kendall; and sister, Flory Mack.

A funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. July 15, 2017, in the Bondville Cemetery.

If friends desire, memorial gifts in Vera's memory may be made to the Londonderry or Winhall Rescue Squads, c/o Brewster-Shea Funeral Home, P.O. Box 885, Manchester Center, VT 05255.

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