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Waterford, VT: Charlotte Rose Blodgett, age 89, of East Village Road, passed at the Canterbury Inn in St. Johnsbury, VT, Thursday morning, May 2, 2019, with her family beside her.
Charlotte was born in Morristown, VT, on August 14, 1929, daughter to the late Elroy Kenneth and Mary Arvilla (Twombly) Bailey. She grew up in Morrisville and Danville graduating from Danville High School in the Class of 1947.
Charlotte met Neal Blodgett after writing letters to him and other servicemen through Christian Endeavors. Neal and Charlotte moved to Waterford in 1956 and built their home together in 1977. They enjoyed dancing together and shared 63 years together until his death in 2011.
Charlotte worked for the town of Waterford and then at various medical offices in the area until her retirement. She enjoyed reading and knitting prayer shawls. She was very active in church functions, having been a member of the East St. Johnsbury church, the Methodist church, and eventually joining Union Baptist Church in 2014.
She is survived by her 3 sons: Keith and wife, Elaine, of Crossville, TN, Leslie and wife, Sandy, of St. Johnsbury, and Dale and wife, Marguerite, of Danville, a sister: Shawna Wilkerson of Lyndonville, 5 grandchildren: Mark Blodgett, Jake Blodgett, Sarah Hodge, Tricia Augeri and Jonathan Morse.
She was predeceased by her siblings: Marilyn Clifford, Kenneth Bailey, Henry Bailey, Andrew “Homer” Bailey, Barbara Sahlin, Brenda Simpson and Judy Gray.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Union Baptist Church on RT 5 in St. Johnsbury at 11AM Saturday, May 11, 2019 with the Rev. Clifton Bullock and Rev. Paul Powers co-officiating.
Friends may call on the family at the church from 10AM until the hour of service at 11AM. A reception will follow the service at the church
Memorial donations may be made the Missions Outreach, c/o Union Baptist Church, 932 US RT 5, Waterford, VT 05819.
Condolences may be shared with the family at www.saylesfh.com.
Missions Outreach c/o Union Baptist Church
932 US RT 5, Waterford VT 05819