Virginia L. PaulOctober 29,2012
Virginia L. Paul
MIDDLESEX — Virginia L. Paul, 68, died on Saturday, October 27, 2012, at the Gifford Medical Center in Randolph, Vt.
She was born March 14, 1944, in Strafford, Vt., the daughter of Ralph and Mabel (Nelson) Hosmer. She attended school in Strafford and later went to Thetford Academy in Thetford, Vt. Many of her younger years were spent helping to care for her many brothers and sisters.
On September 8, 1961, she married John Paul of Chelsea, Vt. They lived in Chelsea before moving to Middlesex in 1977. She worked for 31 years at the Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin, Vt., in the housekeeping department before retiring in 2006.
She enjoyed crocheting, fishing, and loved helping to take care of grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, John Paul of Middlesex, Vt; two sons, Brian Paul of Montpelier, Vt., and John Paul of Rutland, Vt.; two daughters, Christine Veaher of Montpelier, Vt., and Joanne Codling of Middlesex, Vt.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Ronald Hosmer of Canaan, Maine, Bruce Hosmer of Grantham, N.H., and Steven Hosmer of Newport, N.H.; five sisters, Janice Pelkey of Plainfield, N.H., Priscilla Bedell of Hartland, Vt., Betty Lou McIntyre of Pittsfield, Maine, Patricia Gould of Solon, Maine, and Robin Tuscan of Madison, Maine; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no public calling hours. A memorial service will be held Thursday, November 1, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the United Church of Chelsea in Chelsea, Vt., with Rev. Deadra Ashton officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gifford Medical Center, Garden Room Fund, PO Box 2000, Randolph, VT 05060.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, Vt.
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