LUDLOW, Vt. – Marie Janet Bryant, 87, died on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow, Vt. From her birth in Plymouth, on Oct. 19, 1930 to her passing on Tuesday, she nourished people around her with love, food, and great conversation. She was born to Ray Warren and Pearl Lyons Warren, and was the oldest of two children.
She married Roy C. Bryant, Sr. She was the mother of five children: Ray Rabideau, Roy Bryant, Jr., Douglas Bryant, Kim Bryant, and Michelle Bryant MacGinnis.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons Kim and Douglas, and her husband Roy Bryant Sr.
She leaves behind her children Ray, Roy, and Michelle and her younger sister Marlene Goings. She also leaves behind five grandchildren Angie Bryant, Scott Bryant, Ashlynn Ramirez, Crystal MacGinnis, and Noah MacGinnis; three great grandchildren Cody, Morgan, and Hailey Gates; four great-great grandchildren; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
She worked as a waitress at Valente’s Restaurant in Ludlow, Vt. for many years.
She will be remembered as a warm soul that was a bright light in Ludlow. Anyone that knew Marie knew they would laugh much and eat well. She never met a stranger and touched the town with her kindness. People’s fondest memories of her are sitting around her kitchen table drinking coffee, eating her homemade baked goods, and having the best conversations. A celebration of life service will be held in the summertime, details to come.
Contributions may be made in her memory to the Springfield Humane Society, 401 Skitchewaug Trail Springfield, VT, 05156 or to the Springfield Animal Hospital Clinic, 346 River St. Springfield, VT, 05156.
Davis Memorial Chapel is assisting with arrangements.