Eleanor B. Day
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RUTLAND- Eleanor B. Day, 88, died Sunday, September 8, at Loretto Home. She was born in Wilmington, August 10, 1925, the daughter of Charles and Edna (Bishop) Dix.

She was a graduate of Wilmington High School, class of 1944, and was employed as a bookkeeper at the Wilmington Ford Garage. In 1956 she was married to Walden C. Day who died September 27, 2012. Mr. and Mrs. Day lived in Vernon, CT, until 1986 before moving to Wallingford.

Mrs. Day enjoyed being outdoors, hiking, camping, snowmobiling, riding ATVs, hunting, and fishing. Surviving are her son, Dwight R. Day and his wife Elizabeth, of Duxbury; daughter, Karen Day Penson and her husband Michael, of Wilmington; and three grandchildren, Megan and Nicole Day, and Karl Penson.

As well as her husband, she was predeceased by brothers, Howard and Richard Dix, and aunts, Esther Wheeler, Grace Farrington, Viola Morse, and Hilma Morse Tower, and uncle, Irvin Bishop.

Graveside services will be held Friday, September 13, at 11 am, at Prospect Cemetery in Vergennes.

A reception will follow at Rosie’s Restaurant in Middlebury.

Arrangements are under the direction of Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.

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