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Harriet A. Jarvis-Elwood

August 12, 1933 December 28, 2016
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Obituary for Harriet A. Jarvis-Elwood

St. Albans – Harriet A. Jarvis-Elwood a longtime area resident passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 28th, 2016, at the Homestead at Pillsbury with her loving family at her side.

She was born at home in Fletcher on August 12th, 1933, the daughter of the late William and Hilda (Metevier) Pilbin. Harriet was 83 years old.

Harriet was a longtime associate with the William Doolin & Company retiring following 20+ years of service. She then worked at the Mom & Me Shop in St. Albans. She was a former member of the Franklin County Senior Center, the High Swans in Swanton and a longtime communicant of Holy Angels Parish. She enjoyed sewing and being with her family.

Survivors include her children, Dan Jarvis of St. Albans, Carolina Goodbred and her companion, Allen Baker of Sheldon and Dean Elwood of Alburgh as well as her grandchildren, Sean Jarvis (Jenna), Caitlin Jarvis (Bryan) , Evan Goodbred (Tori), Amanda Goodbred, Deana Elwood (Harmon), Ann Elwood, Morgan Elwood and her great-grandchildren, Jaxson Jarvis and Shelby Royea and several nieces and nephews. Harriet is also survived by a dear friend, Louise Tallman.

Harriet was predeceased by her two husbands, Andre Jarvis on October 1st, 2001 and Carl Elwood, Jr. on November 16th, 2014; her daughter-in-law, Mary Jarvis on January 27th, 2016 and her siblings, Alvin Pilbin, Dorothy Martell, Caroline Gaudette and Catherine Greenia.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Monday, January 2nd, 2017, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main Street, St. Albans.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017, at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 245 Lake Street with the Reverend Maurice J. Roy as celebrant. Interment will be next spring in the family lot at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

As an alternative to flowers, memorials may be made in Harriett’s name to the Homestead at Pillsbury, Activity Fund, 3 Harbor View Drive, St. Albans, Vermont 05478.

Those wishing to send Harriet’s family a written expression of sympathy, please go to our on-line guest book at

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4:00 PM 1/2/2017 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/2/2017 7:00:00 PM
Heald Funeral Home

87 S. Main Street
Saint Albans, VT 05478

Heald Funeral Home
87 S. Main Street Saint Albans 05478 VT
United States

A Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 1/3/2017 11:00:00 AM
Holy Angels Catholic Church

245 Lake Street
Saint Albans, VT 05478

Holy Angels Catholic Church
245 Lake Street Saint Albans 05478 VT
United States

Cemetery Details


Mount Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

Calvary Street
Saint Albans, VT 05478

Calvary Street Saint Albans 05478 VT
United States

Memorial Contribution

Homestead at Pillsbury

Resident Activities Fund
64 Harbor View Drive
Saint Albans, VT 05478

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