Lona I. Proctor, 1931 – 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Lona I. Proctor, 85, passed away on Tuesday July 18, 2017 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born November 4, 1931 in Springfield, Vermont the daughter of Floyd and Daisy (Glynn) Partridge. She attended Springfield Schools, graduating from Springfield High School class of 1949.

Lona I. Proctor, 1931 – 2017. Photo provided

On May 9, 1952 she married Earl Proctor in Springfield, Vermont. He predeceased her in 1988.

She loved to play bingo, play cards, puzzles and a little gambling. She loved being with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren; they were the shining light in her life. Every summer the family would go to Seymour Lake for vacation, where she enjoyed fishing. She loved to teach her grandchildren at Christmas time how to bake and decorate Christmas cookies; her grandchildren still do this on Christmas Eve every year.

She is survived by one son Floyd “Butch” Proctor and his wife Laurie of Rutland, Vt. Three daughters – Lonna Farrar and her husband Steve of Fairhaven, Vt.; Lynn Cram and her husband Eric of Weathersfield, Vt.; and Loreen Billings and her husband Edgar of Baltimore, Vt. One sister Betty Lou Roy and her husband Russell of Weathersfield, Vt. Sister – in – law Lucy Abare, 12 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Earl and one brother Lloyd Partridge.

A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Contributions may be made in her memory to the Springfield Humane Society 401 Skitchewaug Trail Springfield, Vermont 05156.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vermont.

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