Helen G. RossOctober 17,2013Helen G. Ross
BENNINGTON — Helen Grignon Hutt Ross, 83, of Queensbury, N.Y., died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, following a long illness.
She was the daughter of Atwell and Catherine (Reardon) Grignon, and was raised in North Walpole, N.H.
She was a graduate of Bellows Falls High School, Class of 1947.
She married Franklin Hutt, Sr. in Bellows Falls, in 1948. He predeceased her in 1967. She later married Jim Ross in 1968, and moved to Bennington. He predeceased her Jan. 6, 2001.
While living in Bennington, she was active at Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Parish. She taught religious education, was involved in the Faith Sharing Group, the RCIA, and Daughters of St. Anne. She also volunteered for the Mercy Meal Program and for HIS Food Pantry at the church. She had also worked at the Chamber of Commerce in Bennington for a time. She enjoyed baking and knitting.
Survivors include three children: Franklin Hutt, Jr. of Gaffney, S.C., Kay Hutt of Queensbury, N.Y., and Dorothy Breon of Concord, N.H.; nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; a sister, Leona Hazen of Chester, and a brother, John Grignon of New Ipswich, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Death and Burial will be celebrated Saturday, Oct. 19, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church in Bennington. Interment will follow in Park Lawn Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass.
Memorial contributions may be made to Westmount Health Facility, through the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
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