HARTLAND — A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date for Lauren Evan Perry, 76, who passed away in his home on June 25.
He was born May 10, 1937, son of Russ Perry and Helen (Crandall) Perry on his family’s farm in Hartland.
Lauren lived his entire life in Hartland, except for his time in the Army, where he was stationed in Germany.
Lauren married Hartland resident Zilpha (Rumrill) Perry on April 6, 1963.
Lauren worked for several local companies as a carpenter, equipment operator, diesel mechanic and truck driver, he most recently retired from RSD transportation.
Lauren enjoyed his home projects. From building sheds to growing a garden, cutting wood, sugaring, restoring antique tractors, he was always busy doing something.
Lauren is survived by his wife, Zilpha; his daughter, Lori (Perry) Allen of Hartland; granddaughter, Shannon (Allen) Hart, of Windsor; his sister, Alberta Bacon of Windsor; his brother, Kimball Perry of West Windsor; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; and his half-brother Henry Perry.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that humble donations be sent to VNA and Hospice of VT and NH, 666 Benning St, Suite 6, White River Jct. 05001.
The Knight Funeral Home in Windsor is assisting with arrangements.
This obituary first appeared in the July 3, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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