Geneva (Powers) Wright, 98, of Waterford, VT, died on April 20, 2018, at the home of her daughter, Jean Hagan, in Nottingham, NH. She was born on September 22, 1919, in Littleton, NH, the first child of Glenn G, & Eva (Page) Powers of Waterford.
She attended Littleton High School and graduated in the Class of 1937. She was married in 1938 to Gilbert A. Wright and became a full-time homemaker. They lived several years in Waterford, then in St. Johnsbury and back to Waterford in 1969 where Geneva has lived ever since.
She enjoyed reading, researching genealogy, gardening, local history, and family get-togethers. She was a long-time member of Union Baptist Church and a member of the Waterford Historical Society.
She is survived by her daughters: Jean (Paul) Hagan of Nottingham, NH, and Glenna (Daniel) Pasho of Brenham, TX; son: Merle G. Wright of Portland, OR; brother: Willard B. Powers of Waterford; sister-in-law: Patricia W. Powers of Waterford; four grandchildren: Jonathan and David Hagan, Nathan Pasho, Kristina (Quinton) Liccketto; seven great-grandchildren: Miranda (Nick) Puorro, Christopher, Glenn, Zachary and Cassandra Hagan, Maya and Nico Liccketto; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband: Gilbert in 2000; her parents; her sisters: Theresa Roberts, Audrie Wright, Ellen Roberts; and brothers: Leland and Russell Powers.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Union Baptist Church, 932 US RT 5, Waterford, VT 05891, or to Rockingham VNA & Hospice, 137 Epping Road, Exeter, NH 03833, or to the Waterford Historical Society, PO Box 56, Lower Waterford, VT 05848.
A memorial service to celebrate Geneva’s Life will be held at Union Baptist Church in Waterford, VT, on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 11AM.
Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Waterford at the convenience of the family.
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Union Baptist Church
932 US Route 5, Waterford VT 05819
Rockingham VNA & Hospice
137 Epping Road, Exeter NH 03833
Waterford Historical Society
PO Box 56, Lower Waterford VT 05848