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Lucy Elaine Dennis

June 2, 1924 November 21, 2008
Lucy Elaine Dennis
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St. Albans: Lucy E. Dennis, 84, a longtime St. Albans resident, who made her home at the Four Winds Apartments for the last four years, passed away Friday, November 21, 2008 at the St. Albans Healthcare and Rehab Center, with loving family at her side. She was born in East Calis, Vermont on June 2, 1924, daughter of the late Orlo Clyde McKinstry and Ethel May (White) McKinstry. In her early years, Lucy attended schools in Calis, Vermont and later graduated from Spaulding High School in Barre, Vermont. On October 15, 1975, she married Wilfred J. Dennis, who later predeceased her on November 7, 1984. Lucy was a homemaker who enjoyed playing bingo and cards, especially with her granddaughter, Sarah. Surviving are two sons: Ted Whitney and wife Cathy of Bakersfield and Joseph Dennis and wife Carol of St. Albans, seven daughters: Virginia Storm of New Jersey, Susan Prunier of Massachusetts, Patricia Asselin of Connecticut, Rosemary Pratt of Burlington, Rebecca Dennis of St. Albans, Donna Young and husband Bruce of Plattsburgh, NY and Laurie Dennis of Berkshire, many grandchildren and great grandchildren, a niece, Mary McGrath and husband Reggie of Northfield, two special friends, Laura Laurie of St. Albans and Sarah Miller of Burlington and her pet cat, Fluffy. She was predeceased by four children: Margaret Tatro, Mark Whitney, Deborah McDonald and Kimberly Dennis. Lucy’s family would like to extend a very special thank you to the nurses and staff at the St. Albans Healthcare and Rehab Center in appreciation for the wonderful, loving care that she received and for the compassionate support that was extended to her family. In honoring Lucy’s request, a private family gathering will be held in the Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main Street, St. Albans at the convenience of her family. Interment will then follow in the family lot in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in St. Albans. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the St. Albans Healthcare and Rehab Center, 596 Sheldon Road, St. Albans, VT 05478. Messages of condolence are welcome at

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