|Birth: ||Nov. 3, 1900|
|Death: ||May 6, 1973|
From the Bennington Banner May 7, 1973
Charles E. Canfield of Arlington, 72, dies
Charles E. Canfield, 72, of Arlington, husband of Dorothy (Laird) Canfield, died early Sunday morning at Putnam Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
Mr. Canfield, nephew of the late author Dorothy Canfield Fisher, was born in Columbus, Ohio, Nov 3, 1900, son of James A. and Stella (Elliot) Canfield. He moved to Arlington about 20 years ago from Pleasantville, N.Y., after having spent more than 25 years here as a summer resident. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1922, and during World War II served as a procurement specialist and consultant for the Office of the Quartermaster General.
At the time of his death, Mr. Canfield was chairman of the board of the Canfield Paper Co. of New York City and previously had been president of the company. While living in Pleasantville, he was active on the village and town school boards, and he served the town of Arlington for many years as a member of the Arlington School Board.
He was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Arlington and also belonged to the Equinox Country Club in Manchester.
Survivors besides his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Rudy (Nancy) Domenic of Atherton, Calif., and Mrs. Richard (Mollie) Falk of Fayetteville, N.Y.; one son James E. Canfield of South Burlington, Vt.; one brother, Robert F. Canfield of Buena Vista, Va.; seven grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no calling hours at the Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home in Arlington.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday at 2 pm in St. James Episcopal Church, Arlington, with the Rev. Lawrence A. Sherwin, rector, officiating, following by a committal service in Evergreen Cemetery in Arlington.
The family urgently requests that no flowers be given. If friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Arlington Recreation and Park Committee, Arlington, or the the St. James Episcopal Church, Arlington, through the office of the Hanson-Walbridge Funeral Home, Arlington, 05250.
James A Canfield (1874 - 1959)
Stella Elliot Canfield (1876 - 1947)
Dorothy Laird Canfield (1902 - 2002)*
James Elliot Canfield (1935 - 2006)*
Charles E Canfield (1900 - 1973)
Robert Elliott Canfield (1903 - 1980)*
Note: h/o Dorothy L
Created by: Nancy D
Record added: May 24, 2009
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