|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1891|
|Death: ||Jul. 14, 1974|
From the Bennington Banner July 15, 1974
Funeral services for Evan West Elwell, 82, who died at his South Shaftsbury residence Sunday morning, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Shaftsbury United Methodist Church, with the Rev. A.J. MacDonald, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Shaftsbury Village Cemetery.
A Bennington native, he was born Oct. 7, 1891, son of Trenor P. and Cora (West) Elwell, he was a WW I veteran, doing border duty in Mexico, and belonged to the VFW Post 1332. A retired carpenter, he had been employed by the Federal Land Bank of Springfield, Massachusetts, and later with Wesley Buzzell, a contractor.
An avid fisherman and hunter, he was a member of the North Bennington Masonic order, a past patron of the Tucker Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star in North Bennington, and belonged to the Cairo Temple Shriners of Rutland, having gone through all the offices.
He leaves his widow, the former Alice Reed, whom he married in 1931.
Calling hours at the Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home are today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Shaftsbury United Methodist Church Memorial fund through the funeral home office.
Trenor P. Elwell (1866 - 1900)
Cora Bronson West Hill (1868 - 1946)
Alice Ellen Reed Elwell (1897 - 1979)
Harry Nelson Elwell (1888 - 1966)*
Ivan West Elwell (1891 - 1974)
Raymond Elwell (1893 - 1963)*
Mirle G Elwell (1897 - 1927)*
Shaftsbury Village Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 01, 2010
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