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Naomi A Ebare

South Royalton, Vt. — Naomi A Ebare, 88, of South Royalton, died Friday afternoon, July 12, 2013 at Gifford Medical Center.

She was born January 21, 1925 in Highgate, the daughter of Gordon and Jessie (Freeman) Elwood. She was raised in Highgate and Burlington, and was married to John L. Ebare in Fairfax in 1944. She had worked for Split Ball Bearing until retiring in 1984, and moved to South Royalton in 1995. Naomi was a member of First Congregational Church of Royalton, VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #2571 of White River Junction, and enjoyed shopping, senior dinners, being with friends, playing bingo, and crafting her family.

Survivors include her daughters; Loyce M. Blood of Greensboro, Naomi J. Wallace and her husband; Kenneth of Bradford, Cecilia Thiels of Claremont, N.H., Madeline Brock of Hardwick, Evelyn Tourville of Plainfield, and Loretta M. Ebare and husband, Mike of West Lebanon; son, John L. Ebare II of Claremont; 18 grandchildren; many great and great-great grandchildren; very special friends, Zita Champney, Gerry Carrier and Pastor Millie Reynolds, who spent many hours with family at the hospital. She was predeceased by husband; John L. Ebare, daughters; Virginia Fitzgerald, and Marjorie Ebare; brothers, Morris Freeman and Edwin Freeman, and sister, Jackie Duprey.

A private family service will be held, and a public memorial service at the Royalton Academy Building will be announced at a later date. Contributions in her memory may be made to the First Congregational Church of Royalton. The family wishes to thank Windsor County Home Health Services, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and Gifford Medical Center and the loving and caring nurses, L.N.A.’s, Doctors and staff who made Mom’s final days peaceful and comfortable. Online condolences may be left at www.dayfunerals.com. Arrangements are by the Day Funeral Home in Randolph.