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Lawrence H. Woodward

Woodstock, Vt. — Lawrence H. Woodward, 87, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at the Homestead, in Woodstock, Vt.

He was born in Woodstock on Sept. 1, 1926, the son of John and Cyrena (Hoisington) Woodward.

Lawrence went to work at the Bridgewater Woolen Mill at a young age, and then had a 27 year career working for Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. In his later years, he also worked for the Quechee Gorge area, the Radisson Hotel and Bentley’s restaurant.

Lawrence was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. He enjoyed bowling, horseshoes, trips to the horse races and Foxwoods. He also spent many years enjoying family and friends company at the annual Memorial Day cookout.

Lawrence never married but was very close to his siblings, nieces and nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. He had a great relationship with his great nephew, Justin Woodward. He is predeceased by his brothers, Floyd, Wallace, “Samie”, George and Alfred Woodward; and his sisters, Pauline, Marion, Ethel and Mabel.

A visitation will be held on Friday evening, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a funeral service on Saturday morning at 11 a.m., both at the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. Burial will be in the Mt Pleasant Cemetery in Bridgewater, Vt.

Donations may be made to Thompson Senior Center, 99 Senior Lane, Woodstock, VT 05091 or the Homestead, 73 River Street, Woodstock, VT 05091.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, Vt. Condolences may be offered by visiting cabotfh.com