Anne ScofieldDecember 12,2012Anne Scofield
SPRINGFIELD — Anne Scofield, 89, died Dec. 9, 2012, at Helen Porter Hospital in Middlebury, after a short illness.
She was born Aug. 27, 1923, in Springfield, the daughter of Emma (Mashak) and Lewis Howe, and was a descendant of William White who came to our country on the Mayflower.
She lived in Springfield until moving to the Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center earlier this year.
She graduated from Springfield High School in 1941, and attended Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, graduating in 1944. Also in 1944, she married Richard Scofield, who served in the 10th Mountain Division in WWII. He predeceased her in 1986.
Her long career in nursing included obtaining licensure as a nursepractitioner and having a supervising role with the Springfield Visiting Nurse Association.
She enjoyed gardening and attending equine events with her daughter.
She helped organize a branch of the Red Hat Society in Springfield, and was also a member of the 251 Club.
Survivors include a daughter Bethany Hill of Middlebury; a granddaughter and two great grandchildren; a sister, Louise Dashner of Whispering Pines, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
She had requested no public memorial service.
Friends are invited to a reception on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the Hartness House in Springfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, 139 Main St., Springfield, VT 05156.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield.
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