Rose M. KilpeckSeptember 18,2012Rose M. Kilpeck
BRANDON — Rose Marie Kilpeck, age 93, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at The Pines at Rutland.
Mrs. Kilpeck was born in Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada, on Dec. 31, 1918. She came to Barre, Vt., as a young child. She afterwards moved to Richmond where she received her education. She married John James Kilpeck in 1945 at Richmond, Vt. They had made their home in Brandon since 1959. Mrs. Kilpeck had worked at the Brandon Training School for more than 30 years. She retired as a dorm superintendent in 1993. She enjoyed cooking and making homemade breads.
Surviving is her son, Robert J. Kilpeck and his wife Judy of Brandon; her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Clayton (Carol) Kilpeck, and sister-in-law Catherine Kilpeck, both of Richmond; four grandchildren, John Kilpeck, Scott Kilpeck and his wife Joy, Thomas Kilpeck and his wife Erin and Jacolyn Savela and her husband George; five great-grandchildren, Cassidy, Brian, William, Aleksandra and Nikolas. She was predeceased by her husband, John James Kilpeck, on June 2, 1985; a son, Clayton J. Kilpeck, on Aug. 24, 2011; and her brother, Louis Masse.
A private graveside committal service and burial will take place at a later date in the family lot in Holy Rosary Cemetery in Richmond. The Rev. Lance Harlow, pastor at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Richmond, will officiate.
Memorial gifts, in lieu of flowers, may be made to The Brandon Area Rescue Squad, PO Box 232, Brandon, VT 05733.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.
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