Lynda Mae (Humiston) Mahnken

Born: Sat., Jul. 25, 1942
Died: Tue., Mar. 9, 2021

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Lynda Mae Mahnken, age 78, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at The Pine at Rutland.


Lynda was born in Rutland on July 25, 1942. She was the daughter of Ralph and Mabel (Weston) Humiston. She grew up in Brandon where she received her early education and graduated from Brandon High School, class 1960. She earned her degree from Westbrook College. Following her education, she worked as an administrative assistant at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA. Following that she continued working as an administrative assistant on Wall Street for Man Power. She returned to Vermont in 1981 and became a home care provider for Rutland Mental health for the next 38 years. She loved animals.


Surviving is a daughter; Krista Catrell of North of North Clarendon and a sister; Andrea Barra of West Rutland. 3 nieces, a nephew & several cousin also survive her. She was predeceased by her parents, a brother Ralph Humiston, Jr and a son; John Brodeur.


A private graveside committal service and burial will take place, at a later date, in the family lot, at Pine Hill Cemetery in Brandon.


Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; Rutland County Humane Society, 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.


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


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