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Marjorie Vail Obiturary

June 11, 2013

in Barnard,News,Obituaries

marj-Vail-photoBARNARD — A graveside service will be held on June 19, at 1 p.m. at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph for Marjorie Southgate Vail, 88, who died June 8 at the Mertens House in Woodstock.
Marjorie was born on March 11, 1925, daughter of Fred Mason and Nora (Vaughan) Southgate in Burlington.
Marjorie graduated from Woodstock High School in 1943 and from Northampton Commercial College in June of 1945.
She married Morgan Vail on Sept. 11, 1948.
Marjorie worked for the library at Smith College and at the Norman Williams Library in Woodstock for 30 years. Following her career at the library she worked for the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce.
Marjorie was a member of and involved in: Woodstock Ski Runners, Glad Rags, the Silver Lake Progressive Club, the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.), and many other community programs.
Marjorie enjoyed many years of skiing and tennis.
Marjorie is survived by three children; Natalie Vail of White River Jct, Laurel and her husband Erik Tobiason of Barnard and Morgan and his wife Sheri Vail of Basalt, Colo. and two grandchildren Justin and Crosby.
She was predeceased by her husband Morgan on Sept. 23, 2011.
Memorial donations may be made to the Norman Williams Library, 10 South Park Street, Woodstock, VT 05091.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. Condolences may be offered by visiting


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