Laura G. DavisAugust 14,2013
Laura G. Davis
Laura G. Davis
BARRE — Laura Gertrude Davis, 88, formerly of the Tilden House, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at the Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin, where she had been living for the past three years.
Born on Dec. 9, 1924, in Washington, she was the daughter of Charles Hiram and Margaret Frances (Tucker) Davis. She had attended school in Washington.
In earlier years, Laura had worked in Waltham, Mass., for Raytheon, BF Goodrich and Standard Thomas. She retired in 1987 and returned to Vermont to make her home in Barre.
Laura was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court St. Monica. She had worked as a volunteer at the Galley in Barre for over 20 years and had received many awards for her service.
She is survived by her sister, Josephine Farnham, of Washington, and nieces, nephews and cousins living in Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Georgia and Arizona.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by three brothers, Charles Hitchcock, Chuck Davis and Chester Davis.
Her Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at 11 a.m. Interment will take place in the Maple Hill Cemetery in Washington. Family and friends may call at the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Monica, 79 Summer St., Barre, VT 05641; or to RSVP, P.O. Box 433, Barre, VT 05641.
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