SHARON — Graveside services will be held for Jane Brackett, 86, who passed away peacefully with family at her side on June 21 at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Junction. Her ashes will be placed beside those of her late husband at the Pine Hill Cemetery in Sharon at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 27.
Lois was born in Portland, Maine on Aug. 7, 1927, daughter of Leona (Towle) and Paul Morong.
She attended Portland schools and lived for a time on Peaks Island in Casco Bay where she married the love of her life, William Randolph (Ranny) Brackett in 1947.
Over the years, Lois lived in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont as Ranny worked as a master mechanic helping to build the interstate highways in Northern New England. She enjoyed retirement years with her husband in Florida and Sharon until his death in 2006.
Lois was a dedicated homemaker, wife and mother of two children. She is survived by her daughter Susan (and her husband David) Norman of Grantham, New Hampshire; her son William (and his wife Pamela) Brackett of Sharon; four grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and two sisters: Calista Jones of Myerstown, Pennsylvania and Helen Parmenter of Whitefield, Maine.
She was predeceased by her brother Paul Morong of Arizona.
Donations, in memory of Lois, may be made to the Vermont Alzheimer’s Association, 300 Cornerstone Dr., Suite 128, Williston, 05495.
Condolences may be expressed to Lois’ family in an online guestbook at www.knightfuneralhomes.com.
This obituary first appeared in the June 26, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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