Betty Jane (Thurber) Stanley

Born: Sun., Dec. 8, 1946
Died: Thu., Feb. 11, 2021

Celebration of Life

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Betty Jane Stanley, 74, of Pittsford, VT died Thursday morning, February 11th at her home.  Betty was born December 8, 1946 in Cambridge, New York, daughter of Henry and Mildred (Groesbeck) Thurber.

Betty grew up in Cambridge, New York.  She met her husband Bruce in Vermont and married in 1976.  They later moved to Massachusetts and raised their three children.  Betty did chambermaid and mill work early in her life, later becoming a house wife and home maker.  Betty and Bruce then moved back to VT in 2010 to retire.  Betty was a strong willed, determined and sassy lady that loved to make the room laugh. 

She is survived by her son’s Bruce Wayne and Billy Stanley of Bennington, her daughter and son-in-law Brenda and Robert Colburn of Pittsford, sister’s: Florence Germain of New York and Bonnie Krisanda of Indiana, a brother Henry Thurber of Florida, 11 grandchildren, 1 great grandson, and many nieces and nephews.

Betty is predeceased by her parents Henry and Mildred Thurber, her husband Bruce Wayne Stanley, Sr., sister’s: Donna Dodge, Ruth Stover, Mary Stanley, and her Great Granddaughter Harper Rose Briar.

A celebration of life will be planned for later this spring. The date, time and location to be announced.

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; BAYADA Home Health, 2 South Main Street, Suite 4, Rutland, VT 05701.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.





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