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Clara H. Hoisington


Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Bridgewater, Vt. — Clara H. Hoisington, 95, died Saturday afternoon, April 29, 2017, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Jct., Vt.

Clara was born on Jan. 14, 1922, in Chester, Vt. the daughter of Roy and Gladys (Royce) Foster.

After her marriage to Clifford they moved to Plymouth, Vt. and three years later to Bridgewater Corners, Vermont where she lived all her life. Clara was dedicated to raising her family but also found time to help others. She will be well remembered for her years of volunteer work at the Developmental Center in Woodstock where she received an award from Senator Stafford for her good work.

Clara is survived by her seven children: Louis of Quicksburg, Va., Leonard of West Hartford, Vt., Alice of Quechee, Vt., Ellen of West Lebanon, N.H., Wayne of White River Jct., Vt., Peggy of South Royalton, Vt., and Randy of Wilder, Vt.; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her husband; a son, Clayton; a grandson; a great-grandson; two brothers; and four sisters.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday evening May 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. A funeral service will be held on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. at the Bethany Mennonite Church in Bridgewater Corners followed by burial in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Bridgewater.

Memorial donations may be made to the Bethany Mennonite Church , 169 VT-100A, Bridgewater Corners, VT 05035.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock; an on-line guest book can be found at cabotfh.com.