• Jean B. Winston
    February 18,2013
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    Jean B. Winston

    GRAFTON — Jean Brown Winston, 99, died Feb. 16, 2013, at Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend.

    She was born Dec. 24, 1913, in Elbridge, N.Y., the daughter of Albert E. and Adaline (Wall) Brown.

    She held a BFA from Syracuse (N.Y.) College of Fine Arts and a master’s-equivalent in crafts from Oswego (N.Y.) State.

    On June 29, 1947, she married George P. Winston in Elbridge. He died in 2008.

    Mrs. Winston was art supervisor in high schools in Elbridge, Middleburg, Liverpool and Chittenango, N.Y., Nazareth, Pa., and Phillipsburg, N.J. For three years, she taught industrial arts at Middleburg High School.

    For 10 years, she was the scene designer for Lafayette College Little Theater in Easton, Pa., where she taught at Easton Community Art League, as well as a course in the history of western art at the college. She was also a teacher at the Sturbridge Art Association and held private classes in her studio in Dudley, Mass.

    She served as president of Chester Art Guild and exhibited her work throughout the Northeast.

    Survivors include a nephew, Galen Pinkham of Grafton.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Cottage Foundation, 185 Grafton Road, Townshend, VT 05353-0216.

    Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield.
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