June 24th, 2018



July 4, 1935 – December 11, 2013

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date


FULCHER, CYNTHIA A., 78, of South Royalton, died in her sleep at her home, on December 11. She was born July 4, 1935, in Randolph, the daughter of Daniel A. and Inez T. (Winchell) DeCoste. She attended school in South Royalton and graduated in 1953 from South Royalton High School. She served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954 to 1956. She met John R. “Jack” Fulcher while in the service, and they were married Nov. 12, 1955. Jack retired from the military in 1972, and they moved back to South Royalton. For the next 28 years, Cynthia worked as a procurement clerk at the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction, before retiring in 2002. She was very devoted to her family and was always the first to arrive for any of their sporting events or school activities. She was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in South Royalton and St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Bethel. For many years she volunteered at the St. Anthony’s Food Shelf and Points of Life Program in Bethel; South Royalton Public Library; and was an election assistant at the voter entrance table for elections held in South Royalton. She was a tremendous fan of all sports: high school, college, Red Sox baseball, Celtics basketball, Bruins hockey or Patriots football; she loved to watch them all. She is survived by two sons, Michael Fulcher and wife, Marlene, of Greensboro, N.C., and Dane Fulcher and wife, Allison, of South Royalton; four grandchildren; a great-grandson; a brother, David DeCoste, and wife, Lilla, of Walpole, N.H.; a sister, Sandra Manouvelos, and husband, Nick, of South Royalton; a sister-in-law, Barbara Lia, and husband, Carmen, of Weehawken, N.J.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, John “Jack” Fulcher, on Oct. 24, 1991; and a sister, Nancy DeCoste, in 1999.

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