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Carolyn Annette Westover Livingston

January 5, 1933 September 25, 2019
Carolyn Annette Westover Livingston
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St. Albans - Carolyn Annette Westover Livingston passed away peacefully on September 25, 2019 at the Respite House in Colchester surrounded by her loving family.

Carol was born on January 5, 1933, in Abercorn, Quebec to Edyth R and Walter J Westover. She was predeceased by her parents and sister, Joyce and her husband Harold Heath, brother, Jack and her sister in law, Pat. Walter and Joyce served and were honored in the Canadian Military, as they were the only father and daughter to serve together in World War II.

Carol married Asa John Livingston on June 28, 1958, who predeceased her in 2003. Carol and John had three children, Heather J Barrette, who predeceased her in 2017 & her husband, Brian of Sheldon, John Scott Livingston and his partner, Donna Burt of St. Albans Bay and Adam Shawn and his wife, Ellen Livingston, of Jeffersonville.

Carol leaves behind grandchildren; Cody and his wife, Mary, Taylor and Samantha Barrette and Luke, Kylah and Hunter Livingston, and a great grandchild, Natalie Barrette. Carol’s grandchildren brought lots of love and joy to her. She also leaves a friend, Fern Price, with whom she deeply cared for 50+ years.

Carol graduated from high school in 1950. Due to an adult teacher shortage in Quebec, she taught school in Delson Station, and Sutton, Quebec from 1951-1952. Carol graduated from Sherbrooke Hospital School of Nursing in 1955. She served in the Canadian Army Reserve as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1955-1956.

Carol worked in Sherbrooke, Colorado, and Massachusetts before settling in Vermont. She loved Vermont - the Green Mountains, open fields around St. Albans and Lake Champlain. She enjoyed the church, birds, music, gardening, bridge, golf and most of all, people.

Carol was active in politics. She was the first woman elected to serve on the St. Albans Town Select Board and zoning and planning boards. Carol became a Justice of the Peace in 1977. She served on the vestry at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, as well as the Diocesan Counsel of the Episcopal Church and taught Sunday School. Carol was a strong feminist and advocated for women’s rights.

Carol served as president of the St. Albans Town PTO and she was director of the first kindergarten of St. Albans Town. Carol was a board member of the Warner Home and a member of the Champlain Country Club. She was also the director of the King’s Daughters Home.

Carol was an intensive care nurse at the St. Albans Hospital for the majority of her life, where she was a mentor to many and she retired from there in September 2014. She served on numerous boards at the hospital and was a member of the American Nurses Association.

A memorial service for Carol will be held at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church, corner of Fairfield and Church Streets. on Tuesday October 1st @ 11:00 AM with a reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Carol’s name may be made to the UVM Anatomical Gift Program, Department of Neurological Sciences, 89 Beaumont Avenue – Given Building C427, Burlington, Vermont 05405.

To send the Livingston family a message of condolence or share a memory, kindly go to Carol’s online guestbook at www.healdfuneralhome.com.

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A Memorial Service on

Tuesday

1

Oct

11:00 AM 10/1/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Luke's Episcopal Church,

Church Street
St. Albans, VT 05478

St. Luke's Episcopal Church,
Church Street St. Albans 05478 VT
United States

Memorial Contribution

UVM Anatomical Gift Program

Department of Neurological Sciences
89 Beaumont Avenue - Given Building C427
Burlington, Vermont 05405
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