March 11, 1921 – August 6, 2013
Obituaries » MADELINE SUMNER
SUMNER, MADELINE C. “MADDIE,” 92, of Heaton Woods and formerly of Lane Shop Apts., died August 6 at Central Vermont Medical Center. Madeline was born on March 11, 1921 in West Berlin, the daughter of John and Ethel (Hewitt) Clifford. She attended school in West Berlin and graduated from Montpelier High School in 1939. Madeline married Harold W. Sumner on November 3, 1941. Harold predeceased her on May 8, 2002. Maddie took great pride being a homemaker and bringing up her two sons. Madeline enjoyed talking about family history and worked with son, Jim, as he did some family research in recent years. Madeline spent a few years as a temp employee for the State of Vermont Tax Dept. in the data entry section. Maddie enjoyed bowling in the Montpelier Women’s League for many years. Madeline is survived by two sons, Stanley and wife, Elaine, of Montpelier, and James and wife, Adelle, of Barre; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sisters, Lena Hill, Florence Hill and Esther Loati.