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628 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-442-2516
Fax: 802-442-4952
Neva LaCroix

Neva Dutcher LaCroix (Dutcher)

Monday, March 10th, 1924 - Friday, October 4th, 2019
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Neva Dutcher LaCroix, 95, widow of Alfred J. LaCroix, a longtime resident of County Street in Bennington died Friday October 4, 2019 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center following a brief illness.

She was born in Bennington, VT March 10, 1924. She was the daughter of the late Earl and Carrie (Peake) Dutcher. Neva received her education in Bennington and was a graduate of Bennington High School Class of 1941.

Mr. and Mrs. LaCroix were married at Sacred Heart Church on August 11, 1942. Mr. LaCroix died September 19, 1996.

Neva was employed for twenty-seven years at the Union Carbide Corporation in Bennington until her retirement in 1983.

She was a member of the American Legion Post 13 Auxiliary and she was a Guardian Ad-Litem for ten years and also served on Court Diversion. Mrs. LaCroix was an avid Boston Red Sox fan, she enjoyed reading, playing cards and dominos.

Survivors include her daughters, Joyce Gustavson and Neva Hebert and her husband Roger of Bennington and Judith Ivey of Panama City Beach, Florida; a son Eric LaCroix and his wife Theresa of North Adams, MA. along with many grandchildren, step grandchildren, great grandchildren and step great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren and great great step grandchildren. Two sisters, Jean Condon and Barbara Eddy of Nassau, NY and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was pre-deceased by a son, James LaCroix and his wife Barbara, two son in laws, Ralph Gustavson and John Ivey, a granddaughter Lorie Schaeffer and three sisters, Ida Meiers, Clara Betit and Lillian Center.

Friends may call at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Wednesday October 9, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

The funeral will be held from the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Thursday October 10, at 10:30 a.m. with a prayer and then from Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales Church at 11:00 a.m. where the Liturgy of Christian Death and Burial will be offered.

The burial will take place in the family lot at Park Lawn Cemetery.

If friends desire contributions in memory of Neva D. LaCroix may be made to the Bennington Cancer Crusaders through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201. Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.

All members of the American Legion Post 13 Auxiliary are requested to meet at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Wednesday at 5:30 pm to conduct their service.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    E. P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
    Address
    628 Main Street
    Bennington, Vermont 05201
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  • Funeral

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales Church
    Address
    238 W. Main Street
    Bennington, Vermont 05201
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    Officiant
    Reverend Hugh Cleary, c.s.c.
  • Interment

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 |
    When
    Thursday, October 10th, 2019
    Location
    Park Lawn Cemetery
    Address
    South Street
    Bennington, Vermont 05201
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To The OBrien and LaCroix Families, You are in our thoughts and prayers. May her love live on in your memories of her wonderful long life she lived.
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Karen, Sandi, Patty, Frank & Sherri

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"Neva LaCroix" will remain in our hearts forever.
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Barbara Marino

Posted at 07:39am
All that we love deeply becomes part of us;
Neva's guiding spirit will always be with you.
Sending healing hugs and prayers,
Ali, Barbara & Jesse
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Sharon

Posted at 07:29am
To Betty's family and friends
So sorry for the passing of a dedicated hard working women who was always an inspiration to me as my Great Aunt. You are all in my prayers and I truly know she is resting with the Lord Jesus Christ.
Sharon Dwyer Stepp
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