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Pauline A. Richards

April 3, 1923 - April 29, 2022

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Pauline “Polly” Alice Richards

BROOKFIELD, VT – Pauline “Polly” Alice Richards, 99, of Brookfield died Friday afternoon, April 29, 2022 at her home.

Polly was born April 3, 1923 in Randolph, VT, the daughter of Daniel and Leona (Lee) Rogers.  She was raised and attended schools in Randolph.  She married George W. Richards on December 12, 1944 in Burlington, VT.  They moved to their farm in Brookfield in 1951.  They farmed together for many years. She enjoyed raising beef cattle and her life in the country.

She also worked for White River Valley Dairies, Pouliot, Corriveau, and the Randolph Senior Center.  She was a long-time member of the Green Mountain Gospel Chapel. Her hobbies included taking pictures, bowling, watching television, and listening to music.

She is survived by her children, Charlotte Hoyt, Judy Hatin, Carole Richards, William Richards, and Jane Stone; sister Mildred Cheney; sixteen grandchildren and twenty-four great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Joan Richards; husband, George; sisters, Theresa, Doris, Irene; and her parents.

There are no calling hours.  A graveside service was held at Pleasant View Cemetery on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ronald E. Rilling officiating.  In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Randolph Senior Center or the Last Mile Ride of Gifford Medical Center.  Online condolences may be made at www.dayfunerals.com. Arrangements are by the Day Funeral Home.

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