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Nathan Paul West

  • Birth 27 Nov 1978
  • Death 7 Nov 2010
  • Burial East Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont, USA
  • Memorial ID 61338772

Nathan's obituary as published in the Rutland Herald November 9 - November 10, 2010

Nathan Paul West, 31, died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 7, 2010, at his home in Rutland.

Nathan was born in Rutland on November 27, 1978, the son of Thomas and Christine (Anderson) West. He attended Rutland public schools graduating from the Rutland High School in 1996. He attended Lyndon State College and graduated from the College of St. Joseph in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in political science.

Nathan took great comfort in his faith in God and would regularly attend the All Saints Anglican Church. Nathan's search for answers was ongoing as well as his love for his family. He was especially close to his grandparents in Rutland and Proctor.

Nathan took great pride in researching family history and was especially proud of his association with the Mayflower Society. He was also a gifted artist and writer and would often use his artistic abilities to craft gifts for the children in his family. For many years, Nathan was active in local and state politics.

He is survived by his father, Thomas West and stepmother Patricia of Rutland; his mother, Christine Oberfeldt and stepfather Dan of South Carolina; paternal grandparents, Erwin and Phyllis West of Rutland, maternal grandparents, Paul "Gordie" and Bea Anderson of Proctor; brother Ian (Laurie) Houston of South Carolina; also aunts and uncles, William (Val) Melen, Beth (Tom) Austin, Barbara Davis, Gary (Nancy) Melen, Sharon (David) Frappier, Kenneth (Susan) West, Barbara McCorkel, Terri (Peter) LeFurgy and Linda (Eric) Groce; also nieces Ashley and Bailee Cameron and nephews Hunter Cameron, Jonathan and Zachariah Houston who all held a special place in Nathan's heart.

He was predeceased by his sister, Melissa Ann Cameron, and an uncle, Paul Gordon Anderson Jr.

Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 12, 2010, at the Aldous Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the All Saints Anglican Church located at 42 Woodstock Ave., Rutland, Vt. Burial will be in the East Clarendon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Anglican Church, PO Box 1261, Rutland, VT 05701; or to a charity of one's choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Aldous Funeral Home.

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Nathan's Rites as Published in the Rutland Herald November 14, 2010

The solemn high mass for Nathan Paul West, 31, who died unexpectedly November 7, 2010 at his residence in Rutland was held 2pm at the All Saints' Anglican Church in Rutland. The Venerable Michael J. McKinnon, Archdeacon and Rector and The Reverend Dwight R. MacPherson, Deacon and Assisting Pastor officiated. The lectors were Mark Gibbons and George Blosser.

The organist was Mary Millett and the cantor was Lois Jacubetz.

The crucifer was George Blosser, torch bearers were John Weeden and Susan Delorey, thurifer was Chuck Wilton and the bell was Mark Gibbons.

Bearers were J. Rhyan Bray, Eric Groce, Neiman Groce, James West, Christopher Heck and Josh Jackson.

Prior to the service a prayer service was held at the Aldous Funeral Home and words of remembrance were offered by Josh Jackson, J. Rhyan Bray and Greg Parke.

Burial followed in the East Clarendon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Anglican Church, P.O. Box 1261, Rutland, VT 05701 or to a charity of ones choice.





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  • Originally Created by: Carol Bestick
  • Added: 9 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61338772
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nathan Paul West (27 Nov 1978–7 Nov 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61338772, citing East Clarendon Cemetery, East Clarendon, Rutland County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Joshua Jackson (contributor 47114767) .