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628 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: (802) 442-2516
Fax: 802-442-4952
Ellen Crawford

Ellen Ann Crawford (Stewart)

Friday, August 13th, 1943 - Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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Ellen Ann Crawford, 75, a resident of Branch Street in Bennington, VT passed away peacefully Wednesday April 17, 2019 at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation following a long illness.

She was born in Bennington, VT August 13, 1943. She was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Ruby (Forrest) Stewart. Ellen received her education in Bennington and was a 1961 graduate of Bennington High School.

In earlier years Ellen along with her husband Harvey Crawford owned and operated Benn Pastry in Bennington. She later worked as a cook at the Putnam Memorial Hospital and most recently was a cook at Catholic Medical Center and Elliot Hospital in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Ellen enjoyed ceramics. She loved her dogs and baking cakes and pastries.

Survivors include two sisters, Cynthia Yarnal and her husband Dean and Diane Bleau and her husband Charlie of Bennington. Three grandchildren, Megan, Devin and Michael France and several great grandchildren. Her step children, Debbie, Alison, Wendy, Lindsey and Jessie along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was pre-deceased by a son Robert France and a grandson Brandon France.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Ellen will be held at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Saturday April 20, at 4:00 p.m.

Friends may call at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Saturday from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the service.

The burial will take place in the family lot at the Woodford Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

If friends desire contributions in memory of Ellen Ann Crawford may be made to Ones Favorite Charity through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201. Guest book condolences may be made at
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 20th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Saturday, April 20th, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    E. P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
    628 Main Street
    Bennington, Vermont 05201
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  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, April 20th, 2019 | 4:00pm
    Saturday, April 20th, 2019 4:00pm
    E. P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
    628 Main Street
    Bennington, Vermont 05201
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    Richard Setzer
  • Interment

    Woodford Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Woodford, Vermont
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Beth (Flynn) Ferrannini

Posted at 09:48am
Sending condolences to Ellen's family. I worked with Ellen at Putnam Memorial Hospital (SVMC) in the early 80's. She made my wedding cake!!!! So talented. I loved working with her, I don't remember her ever getting upset or frustrated. Sorry for you loss.

L. Whitley

Posted at 10:57am
Ellen Crawford family: We were saddened to read about your loss and want to express our heartfelt condolences. As family and friends continue to support you in the days to come, think about reuniting with her in a youthful world, full of happiness, doing all the things she loved, and where sorrow and pain will be a thing of the past.

Dee Rich

Posted at 01:40pm
Please accept our deepest and heartfelt condolences at this most challenging time. May the sweet memories of dear Ellen and God's Word bring you comfort int he days ahead as we eagerly await the fulfillment of His promises (Isaiah 26:19 and Psalms 37:29).

Deborah Stewart Canedy

Posted at 08:16am
I will miss Ellen. She was such a sweetheart. A loving heart. A wonderful cousin. My thoughts and prayers are with Cynthia and Diane today, and equally as well as Ellen's other family members. Peace be with you now, dearest Ellen. Deborah Stewart Canedy

David, Christine, Andy, Devan, Taler and Chloe

Posted at 07:34am
Dear Allyson, Mike and Family, You are all in our thoughts, prayers and hearts today. Much love to you all. Love, The Porter Family.
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