Elizabeth Atwood RitesOctober 22,2013Elizabeth Atwood Rites
The graveside service for Elizabeth “Betty” Atwood who died Oct. 5, 2013, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, was held Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Poultney Cemetery.
The Rev. David Adams officiated.
The Prayer of the Gwyddoniaid was read in Welsh and English by Craig Hunt.
A reception followed at the J. Claire Carmody American Legion Post 39 Hall.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Durfee Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Foley Cancer Center,160 Allen St., Rutland, VT 05701; or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Vermont's brand discussed at Killington, state's attorney candidates Marc Brierre and Rose Kennedy profiled, Curtis reports about Rutland police chief's new job, and four arrested, charged for heroin, crack sales.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: V-2 No. 13, launched this day in 1946 from White Sands, New Mexico, takes first photographs of Earth from the edge of the planet's outer atmosphere; 1947: Walt Disney testifies before HUAC, names employees he says are communists.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1935, New York gangster, bootlegger, ruthless murderer Dutch Schultz, born Arthur Flegenheimer to Jewish-German immigrant parents, and three associates gunned down, killed, at the Palace Chophouse in Newark, N.J.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Rutland Police Chief James Baker to resign from the force at the end of the year to take a job in Washington, D.C., jury remains out in teacher killing murder trial, Rec Dept. releases report on what's wrong with White's Pool.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Acclaimed illusionist & escape artist Harry Houdini, performing in Montreal in 1926, is sucker-punched by a McGill University student. Houdini doesn't know he has peritonitis - the punches are possible factor in his Oct. 31 death.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Well diggers in Cardiff, New York, find what is thought to be the petrified body of a 10-foot-tall man, perfectly preserved after thousands of years, which becomes a popular roadside attraction until proven to be a fake.