September 13, 1923 - August 1, 2014

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DICKINSON, LORRAINE D., 90, formerly of Randolph, died August 1, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington. She was born Sept. 13, 1923, in Randolph, the daughter of Mark C. and Sadie B. (Carlisle) Osgood. She attended Randolph schools and graduated from Randolph High School in 1942. She took the civil service exam and went to work for the Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C., and had worked on the Manhattan Project for a short time. In 1957 she started working at Gifford Memorial Hospital in Randolph. She was a licensed practical nurse and worked in all departments until her retirement in 2003. She married Hylan Dickinson in 1981. He died in 2013. She enjoyed reading, playing solitaire, watching the birds and doing crossword puzzles. She is survived by a son, Darron Phillips, of Randolph; a stepson, Girdon Dickinson, of Swanton; three grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, Raymond, Carlton “Bunk” and Gilman Osgood, and four sisters, Viola Durnin, Elaine Pierce, Muriel Leary and Beverly Jones. Graveside memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center.

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