Veronica B. ShawApril 18,2014Veronica B. Shaw
WELLS — Veronica B. Shaw, 87, of Wells died Tuesday at her residence following a brief illness.
She was born on August 13, 1926 in Castleton daughter of Morton and Gladys (Reid) Brown.
Mrs. Shaw graduated from West Rutland High School in 1945.
She was employed as a telephone operator in Castleton in the late 1940s, a private duty caregiver and for many years housekeeping at Green Mountain College, retiring in 2007.
Mrs. Shaw was a member of the Hydeville Baptist Church.
She enjoyed crossword puzzles and putting puzzles together.
Survivors include 2 sons, David Shaw and companion Gail Bruno of Bomoseen; Donald Shaw and wife Sherrie of Wells; a son-in-law, Mike Hampl of Poultney; and former daughter-in-law and dear friend Karen Berger of Mount Holly; four sisters, Shirley Davis and Myrtle Hall of Bomoseen; Barbara Alt of Castleton and Beverly Gray of South Glens Falls, NY; 7 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Donna Hampl; and 3 sisters, Thelma Brown, Patricia Jensen Ballantine and Effie Gray.
There will be no calling hours.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are with the Durfee Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice, C/O Rutland Health Foundation, 433 West Street, Rutland, Vt. 05701.
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