Kristie Lou Harrington
BENNINGTON- Kristie Lou Harrington, 50, died Tuesday, June 5, after a short battle with cancer. She was born January 14, 1968 in Randolph, to Allen Rickert and Linda Fairbanks, and is survived by her two children, Jeffrey G. Lizotte Jr. and Jordan Lee Harrington, both of Bennington, as well as her beloved grandchildren Kallie, Lilly, and Cyrus; a brother, Douglas Harrington, of Belleview, FL; her sisters Tracy Harrington, of Rutland, Sedona Harrington, of Castleton, Tori Thomas, of Mendon, and Mary Rickert of Springfield; and 15 nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, and several cousins. She was predeceased by her mother in 2014 and father in 2018.
Ms. Harrington enjoyed crafting, do-it-yourself projects, and long conversations. She was very active in the Shaftsbury United Methodist Church, and was the church secretary for many years. Ms. Harrington felt the love of her family and community right up to her last moments. A memorial service was held Saturday, June 9, at the Shaftsbury United Methodist Church, 127 Church Street, Shaftsbury. A potluck gathering followed the service.