Pauline A. OrvisNovember 24,2012
Pauline A. OrvisPauline A. Orvis
MIDDLEBURY — Pauline A. (Jewett) Orvis, 68, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury.
She was born May 28, 1944, in Montpelier, the daughter of Carlisle and Edythe Alexander Jewett.
She graduated from Montpelier High School and Champlain College.
She was a resident of Starksboro for many years, where she was a 4H leader, a health officer and belonged to the Starksboro Women’s Circle.
She also owned the Squirrel Nest Restaurant in Bristol for many years.
She recently lived in Middlebury.
Survivors include two sons, Randall Orvis of Bridport, and William Orvis of Middlebury; two grandchildren; a brother, Raymond, of South Burlington; two nieces and a nephew; and two close cousins. She was predeceased by a daughter, Jeanette, and a sister, Nedra Orvis.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol. Interment will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jerusalem School House, Attn. Nancy Orvis, Jim Dwire Road, Starksboro, VT 05443.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Jim Jeffords' legacy, Brandon takes a few questions about proposed budget, beleaguered city playground likely to move, woman awakes to find strange man with knives standing at her bedside.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Former U.S. Senator James Jeffords dies Monday in Washington D.C., a local man is beaten and robbed while walking on West Street, Clarendon sets a tax rate and Brandon convenes an informational public meeting about its budget.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1915, the New York World publishes scoop: Thom. Edison diverts chemical from war production to help German pharmaceutical company make aspirin; on this day in 1935, Will Rogers, Wiley Post die in Alaska plane crash.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: State panel briefed on smuggling drugs into prisons; new French-German documentary about Vermont's heroin addiction; solar project at Vets Home falls apart; update dispute between Open Door Mission and treatment center.
- TODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Climatologists might not know as much about El Nino as they thought they knew. New studies show 10,000 years ago, El Nino was active, and polar ice sheets were rapidly melting — just like today.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: State colleges get a budget cut break, vandals spray paint Wallingford basketball court, state's attorney will replace lost deputies, cop lawsuit proceeds, Mendon mini-golf proposal makes headway.