Kenneth Spaulding, 90, died
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in
He was born January 25, 1925 in Ludlow, VT a son of Ervin and Laura
Kenneth grew up in Ludlow and attended the local
school. He went on to serve in the Army during WWII upon his return he
went to work at Jewel Brook Woolen Mill where he met the love of his
life Ina May Stevens. They were married on March 2, 1945. They lived in
Proctorsville, VT for a time later moving to Brattleboro, VT where he
worked for Peoples Bus Lines, Holden Martin Lumber Company, and as a
farmhand. They moved to Weston, VT where he worked at the Weston Priory.
They moved to Chester, VT and Kenneth went to work for the State of
Vermont Highway Department he took a transfer and they moved to Reading,
VT. Kenneth left the State Highway Department for a time to work for
the Town of Windsor Water Department. Later returned to the State
Highway Department to finish his career.
Kenneth was an avid hunter and fisherman, he loved to go Square Dancing
on Saturday nights with his wife. But what he loved most was spending
time with his family.
He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Ina; a brother, Charles E.
Spaulding; and two sisters Doris Morris and Dorothy Crosby.
He is survived by two sons, Robert Spaulding and his wife Margaret of
Ascutney, VT, Ronald Spaulding and his wife, Debbie of Hartford, VT;
two daughters Christine Packard and her life partner Gerry of Norwich,
VT, Sheila Woodward and her husband, George “Woody” of Myrtle Beach,
SC; eight grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and three
Visiting hours will be held Tuesday June 2 from 6-8PM at the Knight
Funeral home in Windsor, VT.
A funeral service will be held on
Wednesday, June 3, at 11AM at the funeral home. Burial with military
honors will be held Friday, June 5, at 10AM in the Ascutneyville
Cemetery in Ascutney, VT.
Memorial contributions may be made to: the Springfield Humane Society, 401 Skitchewaug Trail, Springfield, VT 05156