Stanley Arthur Holcombe

b. 9 August 1940, d. 4 August 2012
     Stanley Arthur Holcombe was born on 9 August 1940 at Pawlet, Rutland Co., VT. He was the son of Richard Sanford Holcombe and Leeta Corey. Stanley Arthur Holcombe died on 4 August 2012 at Wells, Rutland Co., VT, at age 71. He was buried on 8 August 2012 at Wells Town Cemetery, Wells, Rutland Co., VT.1

From the Rutland Herald, 6 August 2012:
Stanley Arthur Holcomb, 71, passed away Aug. 4, 2012, at his daughter's home in Wells, Vt., following a long illness.

Stanley was born Aug. 9, 1940, in Pawlet, Vt., the son of the late Richard and Leeta (Corey) Holcomb.

Stanley was a building contractor and a familiar face throughout the valley. He was an extremely hard worker. He enjoyed hunting and also liked playing softball and baseball. But his real treasured time was that spent with his grandchildren. He was an Army veteran. Stanley was a member of the Modern Woodman in Wells, Vt., a member of Pawlet Community Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern and the Morning Flower Lodge in Pawlet.

In addition to his parents, Stanley was predeceased by a brother, Richard A. Holcomb, and a sister, Grace Hurley.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Sandra (Mason) Holcomb. He is also survived by his son, Jeffrey and his wife, Susan, of Wells, Vt; and a daughter, Theresa Pauquette, and her husband, Richard, also of Wells, Vt. He was blessed with five grandchildren, Lauren, Hannah, Erik, Bryce and Amber; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, N.Y., with the Rev. Robert Bushmen, Stanley's nephew, presiding.

Burial will follow at the Wells Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at the funeral home.

Child of Stanley Arthur Holcombe and Sandra Mason

Citations

  1. [S807] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 08 June 2019), memorial page for Stanley Arthur Holcomb (9 Aug 1940–4 Aug 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 94905417, citing Wells Town Cemetery, Wells, Rutland County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Carol Bestick (contributor 46991759) .
  2. [S807] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 08 June 2019), memorial page for Jeffrey Scott Holcomb (20 Aug 1968–26 Apr 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 109650130, citing Wells Town Cemetery, Wells, Rutland County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Carol Bestick (contributor 46991759) .