Theresa Ann Marie LaRose
BRANDON — Theresa Ann Marie LaRose, 72, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, at Helen Porter Health and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury. She was born in Middlebury on July 14, 1935, the daughter of Roy and Christine (Culver) LaRose.
She received her education in St. Mary’s Catholic Church School in Middlebury. In her earlier years she worked as an aide at Helen Porter Nursing Home. She later worked at C.P.C. Inc. in Middlebury for several years. She retired from Metromail in 1984. According to family she enjoyed reading, crocheting, lawn sales and being outdoors. She raised many foster children and her home was always open to all.
She is survived by two daughters, Cathy LaRoche and her friend David of Bristol, and Darcy Rowe and her husband Rick of Brandon; a son, Jerry Currier and his wife Brenda of New Haven; three grandchildren; and several cousins.
The memorial service “In Celebration of Her Life” was held on Monday, Oct. 15, at The Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. The Rev. Richard White, pastor of The Brandon Congregational Church, officiated. A private burial will take place in the family lot at Weybridge Hill Cemetery in Weybridge at a later date.
Memorial gifts may be made to The Brandon Area Rescue Squad. P.O. Box 232, Brandon, VT 05733.
HANCOCK — Evelyn L. Darrah, 81, died Oct. 7, 2007, at her home. She was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Hancock, the daughter of Albert and Lula (Whittier) Brown.
She was married to Richard Darrah on May 15, 1946, in Rochester. He died in 1997.
She worked as an advocate for the Council on Aging Office in Barre for many years. She was instrumental in the founding of Quin-Town Senior Center in Hancock and served on the Hancock School Board and the Stagecoach Transportation board.
She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. Family reports that she enjoyed reading, gardening and painting.
She is survived by a son, Terrence Darrah of Tulsa, Okla.; two daughters, Nancy Shaw of Hancock, and Candace McGrath of South Royalton; four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a brother, Lee Story.
The graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in Hancock Village Cemetery, with the Rev. Wayne Holsman officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Rescue, PO Box 131, Rochester, VT 05767, or to VNA Hospice, PO Box 754, Middlebury, VT 05753.
CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — Charlotte Emma Morris Campbell, 99, of Circleville, Ohio, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, at Pickaway Manor Care Center in Circleville. She was born May 8, 1908, in Toms River, N.J., the daughter of the late Charles A. and Emma E. (Space) Morris.
She was a 1925 graduate of the Toms River High School; in 1929 she received her bachelor of music education from the New Jersey College for Women (Douglas College of Rutgers University); she taught music for several years in Orange, N.J. She also served as secretary of the New York City Community Chest; sang with Schola Cantorum and the New York Philharmonic with Arturo Toscanini.
She served as a summer counselor at Camp Sloane, Conn., where she met her husband, Donald F. Campbell. They were married Aug. 31, 1934. She sang in the choirs at Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, Pa.; First Presbyterian Church, Stamford, Conn.; and Congregational Church, Middlebury when her husband was a pastor there. She acted in many plays in Connecticut and Vermont. Charlotte especially enjoyed her summers on Lake Hortonia.
She is survived by her children, the Rev. William M. Campbell and his wife Carol of Circleville, Ohio; and David Graham Campbell and his wife Cuc of San Francisco, Calif.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband and one son, Donald Bruce Campbell.
A memorial service will be announced later by the Defenbaugh-Wise-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Campaign of The Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 147, Circleville, OH 43113 or a charity of one’s choice.