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Obituaries

Obituaries

Antoinetta Marie Stafford 1944 - 2006 South Londonderry, Vt.

Services for Antoinetta Marie Stafford, 62, South Londonderry, were Sunday, Oct. 8, in Manchester Center.Ms. Stafford died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, in South Londonderry.She was born Jan. 23, 1944, in Camden, N.J., the daughter of Joseph and Antoinette Vindetti Smolda. She attended Camden Catholic High School.Ms. Stafford was a homemaker, philanthropist and naturalist. She served on the community advisory board of Vermont Public Radio, advisory board of the Stratton Foundation and the board of Inter-Care Ltd.Survivors include her mother, Antoinette Smolda; a son, Josh Stafford, McKinleyville, Calif.; three daughters, Jackie Stafford, Lawrence, Kan., Jennifer Stafford Tousignant, Newton, Conn., and Amy Stafford Denzer, Waialua, Hawaii; a sister, Susan Braswell; two brothers, Wayne and Joseph Smolda; and seven grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the Bennington Area Habitat for Humanity or the Women's Crisis Center of Vermont, sent in care of Brewster Funeral Home, P.O. Box 885, Manchester Center, VT 05255.