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Deane F. Hedges

April 9, 1941 - January 26, 2024

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Obituaries » Deane F. Hedges

Deane Fredrick Hedges 

DEANE FREDRICK HEDGES, son of Theodore G. Hedges and Gladys M. Hedges born in Northfield Vermont April 9, 1941, passed away at home in Montpelier, Vermont January 26, 2024, at the age of 82. He left behind his wife of 60 years, Raylene E. Hedges; three children Christopher D. Hedges, Charlene A. Hedges and Crystal M. Hedges; two grandchildren Ashley A. Hedges and Andrea A. Hedges; and two great-grandchildren Loki Thomas and Aria Thomas.

He was a miracle man. He survived many hard battles. He was told many time he wouldn’t survive but he always proved them wrong. He was the toughest man you will ever know. He never gave up no matter what he faced. He had a lot of fight. Each time they told him he would die but he said God had more work for him to do. He loved his family, he loved his life, he loved his work, he loved this world and never wanted to leave.

He was a great husband and said his wife was the best thing that every happened to him.

He worked very hard his whole life and always gave everything he had to his family.

He devoted 60 years to taking care of Crystal Springs Water System in East Montpelier, VT and 50 years to taking care of Berlin Water Company in Berlin, VT. He worked night and day to give people safe drinking water.

For 50 years he owned and managed a number of rental units in Barre, VT. He was a great landlord and worked very hard to give people a nice place to live.

His work for God is now complete. He is with the Lord in heaven.

Deane’s funeral was held at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 16 Barre St., Montpelier, VT on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. The reception was held at American Legion, 21 Main St., Montpelier, VT 05602 immediately following the Funeral Mass.

Flowers and cards can be sent to Guare & Sons Funeral Home, 30 School St., Montpelier, VT 05602.

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