HARTLAND — A graveside service was held Aug. 27 in The Riverside Cemetery in Woodstock for Lawrence Joseph Gramling, 91, who died at his home in Hartland on Aug. 24.
Lawrence was born on April 8, 1923, son of Julius and Elizabeth (Kruse) Gramling.
He attended the Fletcher Hill School in South Woodstock and Woodstock High School.
He worked in the Quechee Woolen Mill before entering the US Army. Lawrence returned to the area following the service and worked as a carpenter for Harry Shallies in West Woodstock, Vern Osmer in Northfield, Ivan Shove in South Woodstock, and Hank Savelberg in Taftsville.
Lawrence loved to hunt, fish, and go snowmobiling.
He is survived by his wife Arta Paronto Gramling of Hartland; one daughter Sandra Brown of Hartland; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; five brothers, Edward, Eugene, Richard, Paul, and Thomas; one sister Bernadette Osmer; and many nieces and nephews
He was predeceased by two sisters, Ronnie Morgan and Eleanor Walker; and one brother Gerard.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. An online guest book can be found at cabotfh.com.
This obituary first appeared in the August 28, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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