TUNBRIDGE – Calvin H Ware, 82, died unexpectedly Tuesday July 18, in Tunbridge. He was born April 25, 1924, in Tunbridge, the son of Albert A. and Mabel C. (Farnham) Ware. He attended school in Tunbridge and later South Burlington High School. During World War II, he served in the United States Army in Japan as a mounted infantry patrol. On October 16, 1954, he married Shirley O’Toole of Vershire. They lived all their married life in Tunbridge where they built their home. His wife died May 22, 2005. He was a long-time dairy farmer, running his Clover Hill Farm first with his father and then later with his son, Jim. In his earlier years, he played town team baseball for the Tunbridge team. He loved hunting, fishing, sugaring, farming and telling stories with his friends, both old and new. His greatest love was his family and being on the farm. He is survived by his son, James A. Ware, of Tunbridge; three daughters, Colleen M. Nicoll of Eager, Ariz., Rose-Marie Wilson of Barre, and Sherri A. Ware of Tunbridge; a brother, James Ware, of South Royalton; two sisters, Arline Wilk of Center Rutland and Mary Rogers of South Royalton; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife of 50 years and his sister, Lois Ware. There will be no public visiting hours. Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 23, at 1 p.m. at the Tunbridge Church in Tunbridge Village with the Rev. David Wolfe officiating. Burial will follow in the Village Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Branch Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 74, Chelsea, VT 05038. The Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home, Main Street, Chelsea, is in charge of arrangements.
Source: Times Argus, The (Montpelier-Barre, VT) – Thursday, July 20, 2006