August 20th, 2019


Alita George

October 16, 1933 – November 19, 2018

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Obituaries » Alita George

Alita George, 85, passed away on Nov. 19, 2018. Born in Barre on Oct. 16, 1933, she was the daughter of Edward T. and Irene R. (Canales) Rubalcaba. Alita attended Barre City schools and graduated from Spaulding High School in the class of 1951. On Jan. 17, 1953, Alita married Donald George in St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Barre. They were married for 65 years, five of which were spent in Rutland, and all the rest in Barre. She worked at Allen Lumber Co. and as a paraprofessional at both Barre Town and Barre City elementary schools. Alita an avid reader throughout her life. Her lifelong love of reading extended to volunteering as a literacy tutor at Central Vermont Adult Basic Education for many years. Alita and Donald traveled extensively. The most important thing in her life was family. She enjoyed cooking and took pride in her immaculate home-keeping. She loved animals and affectionately cared for her long line of family pets. Survivors include her husband, Donald, of Barre Town; son Mark and wife Bonnie, of Barre Town; son Don and wife Camille, of Richmond; daughter Julie Rogers and husband Bill, of Huntington; and grandchildren. She is also survived by four great-grandchildren.

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