Helen Marian (Barnum) Kendall

Helen Marian (Barnum) Kendall passed into the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ on January 31, 2009. She had reached her ninety-sixth birthday on June 20, 2008.

 Helen loved her children and grandchildren and great grand-children and enjoyed getting together or talking with them whenever she could. She also loved making jewelry or working with shells at her home at the Orchard Nursing Home where she resided. Helens two husbands, Frederick Smith and Vernon Kendall, pre-deceased her. She had five children, of whom four survived. Barbara Ann Smith died of kidney failure in 1947. Frederick B. Smith and his wife, Betty, of Westford, Vermont; Mary L. Baker and her husband, Douglas, of Granville, New York; James A. Kendall and his wife, Donna, of New Haven, Vermont, and Roger V. Kendall and his wife, Emily, of Westford, Vermont. Helen also left behind her wonderful friend, Gerry, at the Orchard..

Helen has eleven grandchildren, one of whom, Elaine Smith, died of heart disease. She also has sixteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great grand daughter.

A commital service will be held in May of this year in Bristol, Vermont, where she will join her husband Vernon.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ladies Union of the New Haven Congregational Church of New Haven, Vermont 05472.



Tags: , , , , , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

Lakes Region Freepress – 10/02/15

Northshire Freepress – 10/02/15

Weekender – 10/02/15

Lakes Classifieds – 10/02/15

Classifieds 09/30/15

Putortis discuss LGBTQ issues in the Church


By Dan King Being gay in the Catholic Church is not an easy thing. With Pope Francis making his first-ever […]

Karas leaves


By Dan King Whitehall Central School business manager Joe Karas has left the district, leaving Gregg Chappell, director of special […]

Dry summer takes toll on area water supplies


By Dan King and Christina Scanlon A record-dry summer has taken its toll throughout the country, and Northern Washington County is […]

New Schoony’s owners look to return to general store roots


By Christina Scanlon A 1911 photo of what is today Schoonys Country Store shows a long two-story building with expanded […]

First Friday to be frighteningly good

By Christina Scanlon The rescheduling of First Friday events at the Pember Library and Museum and the Slate Valley Museum […]

A ‘really great student’ sets her sights on goal

By Christina Scanlon Lidia Medrano-Garcia had almost forgotten about a form she’d filled out at the end of her junior […]

Keepsakes: Some valuable, some not


By Christina Scanlon They started filing in a good hour before the excitement was to begin. They carried plastic bags […]