Whipple–– Vivian E., 86, long-time resident of Newport Center, joined the love of her life for eternity when she passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at North Country Hospital in Newport on October 18, 2012. Please join the family for calling hours on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 from 4-7 p.m. at the Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home at 4675 Darling Hill in Newport. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Newport Center Advent Christian Church. After the funeral, friends are invited to follow the hearse for Vivian’s final tribute ride on the Number 12 Road past the farmstead and home she loved to her resting place beside her husband at the Newport Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you consider a contribution in Vivian’s memory be made to the Pope Memorial Frontier Animal Shelter, 4473 Barton-Orleans Road, Orleans, VT 05860. In lieu of flowers or monetary contributions, there would be no greater tribute to Vivian’s memory than to simply perform a random act of kindness for someone in need. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.curtis-britch.com . Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.
For the full obituary see Tuesday's Express.