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Theresa Doris (Martel) BrownAugust 31, 1943 ~ June 6, 2017 (age 73)
Theresa Martel Brown of Waterford, VT passed away Tuesday morning on June 6, 2017 at the age of 73. She had resided in Waterford, VT and Dunedin, FL.
She was born in St. Johnsbury, VT on August 31, 1943; one of four children born to Romeo Martel and Yvonne Martel Gardiner.
Theresa enjoyed the company of family and friends most of all. She especially loved to entertain. Generosity was part of her nature – always lending a helping hand to others. She enjoyed gardening and making her home look nice. Baking was also a passion of hers. Theresa enjoyed 30+ years camping at Rogers Campground in Lancaster, NH. She loved to spend time kayaking in Vermont and New Hampshire with her family. She also loved spending time at the beach, whether it was in Maine or in Florida. . Theresa spent her winters in Florida where she was surrounded by incredible friends at Lake Highlander.
She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Eugene Brown; her two children: Penny Atherton and Rick Brown and his wife Rachel of Wilder, VT; six Grandchildren: James Atherton of Burlington, VT, Jennifer Atherton of Henniker, NH, Krystal Brown and Ryan Brown of Panama City, FL; Alexandra Bradley of Wilder, VT, and Nicholas Bradley of WRJ, VT; one great-grandson, Ari, and his soon-to-be brother of Panama City, FL; two brothers, Romeo Martel and his wife Marion of Waterford, VT, Roger Martel and his wife Marcia of Waterford, VT, and one sister, Annette Cadieux and her husband Roger of St. Johnsbury, VT; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call upon the family on Monday, June 12 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Sayles Funeral Home. There are no other services planned at this time.
Memorial Contributions can be directed to the Brain Tumor Research Fund at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Donations can be made payable to DHH-Brain Tumor Research and mailed to DHMC Development Office, 1 Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756.
Memories and condolences can be shared on www.saylesfh.com. Sayles Funeral Home is located at 525 Summer Street, St. Johnsbury VT 05819.
Brain Tumor Research Fund at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
DHMC Development Office, , 1 Medical Center, Lebanon NH 03756