Virginia Etta (Brileya) Bronson

Born: Mon., Jan. 4, 1932
Died: Thu., Nov. 5, 2020


Graveside Service

10:00 AM Tue., Nov. 10, 2020


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SHOREHAM: Virginia Etta Bronson, age 88, passed away Thursday, November 5, 2020, at Helen Porter Health & Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury. Mrs. Bronson was born in Bridport on January 4, 1932. She was the daughter of William and Irene (Fletcher) Brileya. She grew up in Bridport and received her early education in local Bridport and Shoreham schools. She graduated from Shoreham Academy, class 1950. In her earlier years she worked as a telephone operator in Cornwall. She later worked at Van Raaulte in Middlebury as a seamstress. She began her career with the Vermont State Highway Department, as a secretary for several years before joining the staff at Brandon Training School. She retired from Brandon Training School, following more than 30 years of service. She continued working as a secretary at Addison County Probate Court. She and her husband were snow birds to Orange City, FL for 10 years. She enjoyed playing cribbage and collecting owls. She is survived by her husband; Thad M. Bronson of Shoreham; whom she married in Bridport on November 8, 1952, 2 daughters; Carolyn J. Bronson of Shoreham and Pamela J. Bronson of Orwell and 1 son; Jeffrey W. Bronson & his wife Gisele of Shoreham. 2 grandchildren; Ramsey Bronson & his wife Mattea and Courtney Bronson and 1 great grandson; Walker Bronson, as well as a special niece Linda & her husband Mike, also survive her. She was predeceased by a brother; Robert Brileya and a sister; Nancy Bishop. A private graveside committal service and burial will take place, at a later date, in the family lot at Lakeview Cemetery in Shoreham. Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; Addison County Home Health & Hospice, P.O. Box 754 Middlebury, VT or to Addison County Humane Society, 234 Boardman Street, Middlebury, VT 05733. Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.

 

 

 

 

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BONNIE Lou Miller JOHNSON
   Posted Mon November 09, 2020
My deep condolences, Thad and family seeing Ginny's passing. Remember the days in Middlebury ,the VT. E. office days, bowling and chats.

May the days ahead have many memories to sustain you all. Ginny R.I.P


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