A graveside service will be held Monday, May 19 at 9 a.m. at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center for Davenport “Dave” Cleveland, 91, a U.S. Eighth Air Force, 492nd Bombardment Group, Carpetbaggers, who passed away on April 25 after a long battle with prostate Cancer.
Survivors are Gladie, his wife of 63 years; and two daughters, Laura Cleveland of Reston, Virginia and Julie Cleveland and her husband Bobby Gallway of Los Angeles, California
He was a former owner of The Pomfret Shop, a unique store specializing in hand crafts and garden ornaments.
Please, no flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to The Vermont Land Trust, 8 Bailey Avenue, Montpelier, 05602.
The Cabot Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements, online posting at cabotfh.com.
This obituary first appeared in the May 3, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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