HARTLAND — There will be no formal funeral services per the request of Janice O. Durphey, 72, who died April 27, 2011 at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health center in Windsor. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
She was born April 16, 1939 in Barre, the daughter of Curtis and Dorothy (Papineau) Orr.
She received her schooling in Plainfield and graduated from Plainfield High School in 1957.
She married Gordon Parker in Hartford on Aug. 4, 1957. He passed away on Jan. 8, 1969. She married Raymond C. Durphey in Hartland on May 8, 1971.
Janice was a member of the Hartland Congregational Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and many friends at the family camp in Bridgewater. She loved to cook and enjoyed snowmobiling. Her greatest joy in life was her children, grand-children and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Raymond C. Durphey of Hart-land; three sons, Dana G. Parker and his wife, Candy of Hartland, Brian S. Parker and his wife, Pip of Hartland and Scott A. Dur-phey of Hartland; one daughter, Bonnie Parker-Fernandes and her husband, Stub of Quechee; seven grandchildren, Wendy Parker, Shannon Toth, BobbiJo Day, Corin Breuer, Carrie Parker, Jamie-Lee Fernandes and Daniel G. Fernandes; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, William Orr of Barre and Ronald Orr of Arizona; one sister, Dianna Wilde of Barre; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; and one sister, Brenda Wright in 2011.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor assisted with the arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to her family in an online guest-book at www.knightfuneralhomes.com
This obituary first appeared in the May 5th print edtion of the Vermont Standard.
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