Obituary: Edward S. George - The Burlington Free Press (VT), Nov. 28, 1988 (Mon)
EDWARD DOUGLAS MARTIN JR. Edward Douglas Martin Jr., 23, of 63 Birch Court died at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Nov. 26, 1988, after a courageous, yearlong Jjattle with cancer. He was born in Burlington, Sept. "14, 1965, the son of Edward Martin Sr., and Shirley Mae (Ploof) Martin. Eddie was a graduate of Burlington High School. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved the woods ond nature. He took a great deal of pleasure in his hobby of driving radio-controlled radio-controlled radio-controlled cars. Eddie had worked at Farrell Distributing as a salesman for the' Pepsi-Cola Pepsi-Cola Pepsi-Cola Co. during the three years before his illness. . ' He is survived by his parents, Edward Edward and Shirley Martin Sr. of Burlington; Burlington; two sisters and one brother-in-law, brother-in-law, brother-in-law, brother-in-law, brother-in-law, Nancy and Duane Owen of Essex Junction, and Sheryl Torres of Burlington; Burlington; one brother, Matthew Martin of Burlington; his maternal grandmother, Ella Ploof of Burlington; many aunts, uncles, and cousins; one niece and three nephews, and many, many friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 0 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mark Roman Catholic- Catholic- Catholic- Church with interment in New Mount Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the Boucher ond Pritchard Funeral Funeral Home, 85 N. Winooski Ave., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Parishioners Parishioners from St. Mark will meet at the funeral home at 7:15 this evening for prayers. Contributions in Eddie's memory memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, Vermont Division, 13 Loomis St., Drawer C, Montpelier p5602. Arrangements are by Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Directors. EDWARD S. GEORGE Edward S. George, 78, of 21 Saratoga Saratoga Ave. died Saturday, Nov. 26, 1988, after a brief stay at the Starr farm Nursing Home. He was bom in Burlington, Sept. 16, 1910, the son of Samuel and Anna (Bessery) George. He was a graduate of Cathedral High School in 1928. He was married Dec. 29, 1934, in Randolph Randolph to Ruby Mannings. He owned and operated a Mobil service station at the corner of St. Paul and College streets for 40 years. He was a member of the Cathedral parish, a member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the BPOE No. 916. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ruby George of Burlington; two daughters, daughters, Pauline Houghton and her husband, husband, Walter, their two children, Jeffrey and Jennifer, and Mary Buffum and her husband, John, and their three children, Paul and Michelle Choiniere, and Julie; also two nephews, i. - Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Visiting Nurse Association, Association, 284 East Ave., Burlington 05401. Friends and relatives may call at the Ready Funeral Home North u WlUfJVI, 7-T 7-T 7-T IWIIII n,Bi, IT I Ul IVJU , II VIII 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. WENDELL C. CRAIGIE Wendell C. Craigie, 84, of 10 Woodbine St., South Burlington, died Saturday evening, Nov. 26, 1988, at his home. He was born in South Ryegate, June 12, 1904, the son of James and Leola (Carpenter) Craigie. Mr. Craigie graduated from Montpalier Seminary (now Vermont College), attended Mus-kingham Mus-kingham Mus-kingham College, ond graduated from the University of Buffalo. He worked for the federal government for mony years as a U.S. Customs officer at various locations, including Swanton and the Burlington Airport. Mr. Craigie was a member of Christ Church Presbyterian of Burlington Burlington and Lodge No. 1 4 F&AM of Swanton. Swanton. He was an avid chess player and won several championships as a member member of the Burlington Chess Club. Mr. Craigie and his wife, Melissa, were active in several volunteer organizations organizations in the Burlington area, including Meals on Wheels, the Fresh Air program, program, and the Red Cross blood donor program. They were also volunteers at the Vermont State Hospital through the RSVP program. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth (Craigie Vivas of Brewster, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Craig J. Vivas of Concord, Calif., and Melissa M. Vivas Kuhel of Daly City, Calif.; a cousin Craigie Alexander Park of Santa Barbara, Calif.; and Helen Park of Burlington, and her children, Cynthia, Janice, and Alex. His wife, Melissa, predeceased him Aug. 9, 1979. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 1 1 a.m. at Christ Church Presbyterian, Redstone Campus. Graveside services will follow at 2:30 p.m. in the family lot in Rye-gate. Rye-gate. Rye-gate. Friends may call at the Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 71 S. Union St., Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Contributions in his memory may be made to Christ Church Presbyterian, Melissa Craigie Memorial Fund, Redstone Campus, Burlington Burlington 05401. HELEN D. MEE Helen D. Mee, 85, formerly of 1385 Williston Road, South Burlington, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 1988, at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont following a long illness. She was the widow of Edward J. Mee, who predeceased her in 1971. She was born in Plainfield, Oct. 24, 1903, the daughter of Raymond and Kunigunda (Kremes) Diemer. Mrs. Mee was a member of the South Burlington Senior Citizens and for many years had been very active in area bowling leagues and bridge groups. Surviving ore her son, James Mee and his wife, Christine, of Lisbon, N.Y.; four grandchildren, John, Kathleen, Jeffrey, and Cynthia Mee; a great- great- grandson, Jerel Mee; four sisters, Lena oyle of Berlin, Hazel Dorman of York, Pa., Gertrude Glass and Florence Wing, both of Monpelier; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Corbin & Polmer Funeral Home, 71 S. Union St. Interment Interment will be in the family lot in Hope Cemetery, Barre, at 1 1 :3d a.m. Visiting hours will be today at the funeral home, 1 1 to 3 p.m. FRANK STANLEY WENBURG Frank Stanley Wenburg, 71, of 54 Suburban Square, South Burlington, died unexpectedly at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Monday, Nov. 7, 1988. 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