Mary E. SearsFebruary 16,2013Mary E. Sears
Mary E. Sears, 88, of Rutland, a former resident of Bomoseen, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Rutland Healthcare.
She was born Dec. 30, 1924, in Hinesburg, the daughter of Charles and Caroline (Benedict) Emmons.
Survivors include four children: Larry Sears of Rutland, Harold Sears of Bomoseen, Jeanette Colburn of Port Henry, N.Y., and Douglas Sears of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick, and by three grandchildren.
There are no visiting hours.
Burial will be at a later date in Maplewood Cemetery in Huntington.
Arrangements are under the direction of Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Program at RRMC, c/o Rutland Health Foundation, 435 West St., Rutland, VT 05701, or to a charity of one’s choice.
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