Frederick L. Nutting

Fred. Nutting

Marlboro- Frederick L. Nutting, 88, a resident of Town Hill Road, died May 12 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital after an extended battle with cancer.
Mr. Nutting was born in Wells on October 10, 1930, the son of the late Jack F. Nutting and Mary L. Chamberlain and attended local schools. He worked as a logger for decades, had his own rubbish removal service and worked at the Dover Transfer Station. He enjoyed logging, working on cars, metal fabrication and his International vehicles. He helped everyone out with whatever they needed. He cherished times spent with his family.
The last big project he enjoyed was the restoration of a 1927 Seagrave Fire Truck with his sons, Larry and Fred.  
Mr. Nutting is survived by his wife of 68 years Shirley Davis Nutting, of Marlboro; children Mary Lazelle, of Wilmington; Patricia Davis, of Brattleboro; Linda Higgins, of Bennington; Judy Strange, of Brattleboro; and Larry Nutting, of Wilmington; 10 grandchildren; and many great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Frederick G. Nutting, and sons-in-law Steve Lazelle and Bob Higgins.
Funeral services for Mr. Nutting will be held Friday afternoon May 17, at 2 pm at Covey-Allen & Shea Funeral Home, 44 East Main Street, Wilmington. Interment will follow in the family lot in Riverview Cemetery.
Visiting hours at the funeral home will be held Thursday, May 16, from 5 to 7 pm when the family will be in attendance. If friends desire, memorial gifts in Fred’s memory may be made to the Windham County Humane Society or the West Dover Fire Department, c/o Covey, Allen & Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363. To send the family personal email condolences visit

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