Pauline PerkinsMarch 05,2013Pauline Perkins
Pauline Perkins, 86, of Rutland, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Our House Residential Care Home.
She was born May 24, 1926, in Granville, N.Y., the daughter of Schuyler and Irene (Harrington) Perkins.
She was employed by several area companies, including Howe Scale where she worked for many years until retiring in 1982.
Ms. Perkins was a member of First Baptist Church of Rutland and the Howe Scale Annual Reunion Committee.
She enjoyed fishing, hunting, needlework, bowling and bingo.
Survivors include a sister, Elise Daly of South Burlington; three brothers, Earl of Rutland, Kemp of Oceanside, Calif., and Robert of Grand Isle; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by three sisters, Joyce Vitagaliano in 1995, Constance “Connie” Hesse in 2008 and Jane Barnes in 2012.
The memorial service will be at a later date and burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Rutland, 81 Center St., Rutland, VT 05701.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Aldous Funeral Home.
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