WINDSOR — A graveside committal service for Olive M. “Happy” Brothers, 92, a lifelong resident of Hartland, who died August 22, 2011 at the Skilled Nursing Facility at Mount Ascutney Hospital, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 3 p.m. in the Hartland Village Cemetery. Reverend Lucia Jackson, Pastor of the First Congregational Church of Hartland, will officiate. Friends may call at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor on Friday, Aug. 26 from 6-8 p.m.
She was born February 24, 1919 in Hartland, the daughter of Ralph and Maude (White) Brothers.
Happy attended school in Hartland.
She worked on the family farm in Hartland for most of her life.
She enjoyed gardening and animals, and especially loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by three nephews, Stephen Brothers of Andover, NH, Gary Brothers of Weathersfield and David Royce of New Portland, ME, as well as several great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Happy was predeceased by her parents, two brothers, Allen Brothers and Ralph “Bill” Brothers, and a sister, Louise Royce.
Memorial contributions may be made to Angels Among Us Pet Hostel, PO Box 901, White River Jct., VT 05001 or the Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society, PO Box 702, Brownsville, VT 05037.
Condolences can be expressed to her family in an online guestbook at www.knightfuneralhomes.com.
This obituary first appeared in the August 25th print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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