Jane L. Moffitt
Jane L. Moffitt
BENNINGTON — Jane L. Moffitt, 84, died Monday, April 22, 2013, in Bennington following a long illness.
She was born Oct. 13, 1928, in Bennington, the daughter of Edwol and Mary (Buckland) Hier.
She received her education in the Bennington schools, and was a 1947 graduate of Bennington High School.
She married Frederick A. Moffitt in Bennington on Aug. 7, 1948. He died Dec. 28, 2003.
She began work at the Eagle Square Stanley Tools plant in Shaftsbury in June of 1965 as a machine operator in the wood department. At the time of her retirement in 1990, she was the plant’s first female assistant foreperson, a position she had held since 1976. Following retirement, she worked for several years at Yankee Medical in Bennington.
She was a long-time member of the Shaftsbury United Methodist Church.
She enjoyed traveling, bird watching and her dogs.
Survivors include two sisters, Cathleen Harwood of Shaftsbury, and Frances Pierce of Bennington; a brother, Daniel Hier of Bennington; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Ruth Lasher and Dorothy Green, and a brother, Robert Hier.
The funeral will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at 11 a.m. from the Shaftsbury United Methodist Church, with Chaplain Kenneth Coonradt officiating.
Private committal services will be held in Park Lawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.