WEST HARTFORD — A graveside memorial service was held for Allegra M. Herbert, 86, who died May 16 at the Brookside Nursing Home in Wilder on May 20 at the West Hartford Cemetery.
She was born Feb. 19, 1927 in Leicester, a daughter of Walter and Lena (McIntyre) White.
She attended the Brandon Schools and later moved to Windsor where she worked for a time at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., where she met and married her husband, Everett Hathorn in 1950.
They continued to live in Windsor into the mid-1950s when they moved to West Hartford for a time with a short stay in White River Junction before moving back out to West Hartford.
Everett died in 1972. She was later married to Charles Herbert in 1976 until his death in 1986.
Allegra enjoyed working in her garden, spending time on the river fishing, but most of all she enjoyed spending as much of her free time with her family and her friends.
Survivors include a son, Lee Hathorn of West Hartford; a daughter, Carol mason of Fairlee; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Henry White; and two sisters, Rose Gearwar and Natalie Colburn, all of Pittsford.
She was predeceased by her two husbands; a daughter, Donna Hathorn; a brother, Alfred White; and a sister, Veronica White.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice of VT and NH, PO Box 976, White River Jct., 05001.
The Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction assisted with arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to Allegra’s family at www.knightfuneralhomes.com
This obituary first appeared in the May 23, 2013 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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