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RICHFORD — Mrs. Evelyn F. (Martin) Jewett, age 87, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 in the Birchwood Terrace Nursing Facility.  Evelyn was born in Richford on Sept. 9, 1927, the daughter of the late Vivian and Marjorie (Shangraw) Martin.  She was a lifelong resident of Richford.  She graduated from Richford High School in 1945 and entered nurses training that same year.  She became an RN in 1948. Evelyn worked for many years caring for patients at the St. Albans Hospital, retiring in 1984. She married Wendell F. Jewett on Oct. 10, 1950.  Mr. Jewett predeceased her July 20, 2005.

Evelyn is survived by her three children, Gail and Keith Campbell of Grovetown, Georgia, Sheila and Derek Underhill of Grants, New Mexico, and Arnold Jewett of Burlington, along with many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her brothers Cedric, Steward and Clifton, and her sisters Loretta and Ardelle.

A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 10 a.m. in the Jewett family lot in the Richford Center Cemetery.  By Evelyn’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.  Memorials may be made to the Franklin County Home Health Agency, Enosburgh Office, 44 Center Street, #1, Enosburgh Falls, VT 05450, http://www.fchha.org/support-our-work/gifts-of-gratitude, or the Richford Fire Department, 48 Main Street, Richford, VT, 05476.

Online condolences may be sent to her family at the Brady & Levesque website: www.bradyandlevesque.com.  Arrangements are entrusted to the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home and Commemorative Services.