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Richard T. Elwell

August 30, 1934 - October 30, 2017

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Obituaries » Richard T. Elwell

RICHARD T. ELWELL, 83, of Northfield, VT, died Oct. 30, 2017, at his home in Belleview, FL. He was born in Montpelier, on Aug. 30, 1934, the son of Vincent and Dorothy (Blaisdell) Elwell. He was a graduate of Northfield High School where he excelled at multiple sports that earned him 10 letters in baseball, basketball and soccer. After graduating from Northfield High School, he entered the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War from 1954 to 1956. After serving his country, he attended Babson College and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business in 1959. Richard married Agnes Klucinec on Aug. 21, 1965, in Mount Lebanon, PA. He worked for 40 years in the property and casualty insurance business. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and served as a past president of the Northfield Country Club, a Northfield selectman, director of the Vermont Insurance Guarantee Fund and director and chairman of the Vermont Domestic Insurance Association. He was an avid golfer, a 50-year member in the Masons and Shriners and over 25 years in the Royal Order of Jesters. He is survived by his wife, Agnes, of Northfield; two sons Richard C. Elwell, of Portsmouth, NH, Thomas J. Elwell, of Holly Springs, NC; and two grandchildren.

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