Roberta A. ChesnutOctober 11,2013Roberta A. Chesnut Rites
POULTNEY — The memorial service for Roberta Ann Hood Chesnut, 75, who died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, was held Thursday, Oct. 10, at St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church in Poultney.
The Rev. Daniel Jordan, pastor, officiated.
The organist was Kent Baker.
Words of remembrance were by Terry Roberts.
Burial followed in St. Raphael’s Cemetery.
A reception was held in the St. Raphael church hall.
The wake service took place Wednesday at the Durfee Funeral Home in Fair Haven.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Raphael Church Building Fund, 21 East Main St., Poultney, VT 05764.
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