Lillian A. SheldonOctober 10,2012Lillian A. Sheldon
SHELBURNE — Lillian Aronson Sheldon died at the age of 92 on Oct. 4, 2012, at Wake Robin Retirement Community, Shelburne, Vt. Born in Proctor, Vt., to Melcher and Elsa Aronson, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UVM in 1942 and married Donald Sheldon, raising their family in West Springfield, Mass.
She leaves her brother, Robert Aronson, Rutland; sister, Carolyn Pinkard, Fla.; children, Nancy Stone (Ken), Williston, Vt., Jim Sheldon (Linda), N.C., and Jean Marble (David), N.C.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She will be buried in the Proctor, Vt., cemetery.
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