Teresa KennersonApril 22,2014
NORTHFIELD — Teresa Kennerson, 87, died April 15, 2014. She was born in Northfield on Feb. 23, 1927, the daughter of Harry and Mildred (Pecor) Willey. She attended Northfield schools.
She married William C. Kennerson in Northfield in March of 1947. He predeceased her on Nov. 29, 2001. They lived in Northfield during the late 1960s and ’70s, moving to Goldsboro, N.C., for four years, then to Deland, Fla., for 16 years. In 1995 they moved back to Vermont to reside in Hyde Park.
She worked for Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice.
Teresa enjoyed her grandchildren, dancing, gardening and bingo.
Survivors include two daughters, Charlene McCarney, of Northfield, Terry Alexander and husband Michael, of Morrisville; one son, William Kennerson, and wife Wanda, of Nashua, N.H.; three sisters, Arlette Erickson, of Orange Park, Fla., Katherine Eckhart, of Illinois, Martha Cooley, of Mississippi; one brother, Joseph Willey, of Northfield; nine grandchildren, Amanda Alexander, Elizabeth Alexander Fitchner, Joseph Kennerson, Jillian Kennerson, Patrick McCarney, Kathleen McCarney, Michelle Donohoo, Bruce Paul Kennerson Jr., Nicolle Kennerson Methax; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Bill, she is predeceased by twin sons, Michael and Bruce “Butch” Kennerson, siblings Robert, Carol and Earl Willey, Ruby McMillan, Mildred Marcotte, Mary Drought and son-in-law Tom McCarney.
In keeping with her wishes, there are no calling hours. A funeral service will be conducted at the Kingston Funeral Home, 35 Slate Ave., Northfield, at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014. The Rev. Dwight Baker, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church in Northfield, will conduct the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to Mayo Healthcare Activity Fund, 71 Richardson Ave., Northfield, VT 05663.
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