Warren W. “Sid” Straw, 87

W arren Whitcher “Sid” Straw passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at Rutland (Vt.)  Regional Medical Center.

Sid was born on June 29, 1923, in Warren, Vt. He was the last living son of Clarence C. and Edith Damon Straw, and the 13th of 14 brothers and sisters and the seventh son, of which he jokingly claimed was the reason for his ESP.

He served in the Air Transport Command from 1943 to 1946 in Alaska and Europe. He retired at age 62 after 32 years of employment at Telescope Casual Furniture in Granville, where he also served as union representative.

Sid was predeceased by Elizabeth M. Daigle Nadeau Straw.

He is survived by two sons, Damon Warren Straw and Glen Warren Straw; three grandsons, Damon Joshua, Kevin Warren and Glen Michael; two great-grandchildren, Nathaniel and Meadow; three sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours for Sid will be on Friday, Dec. 24, from 7-9 p.m. at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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