SOUTH ROYALTON – James A. Ware, 79, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, at his home in South Royalton of leukemia. He was born July 8, 1927, in Tunbridge, the son of Albert A. and Mabel C. (Farnham) Ware. He attended school in Tunbridge and South Royalton High School. On Aug. 8, 1945, he married Sylvia Vesper of South Royalton. She died April 24, 1996. They had lived all their 50 years of married life in South Royalton, except for one year in Tunbridge. Mr. Ware sold bread for Tip Top Bakery for most of his life, and later for J.J. Nissen Bakery, both in White River Junction. After he retired, he worked at Welch’s True Value Hardware Store in South Royalton. He enjoyed deer hunting, bingo, gardening, jeeping and snowmobiling. He had been on both his high school and the Tunbridge baseball teams. He is survived by two daughters, Madeleine Manning and Andrea Taylor, both of South Royalton; his companion of eight years, Hilda Burnham of South Royalton; two granddaughters; a great-grandson and two great-granddaughters; two sisters, Arline Wilk of Center Rutland and Mary Rogers of South Royalton; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Besides his wife, he was predeceased by a sister, Lois Ware, and a brother, Calvin Ware. There are no public calling hours. A graveside service will be held Monday, Aug. 7, at 2 p.m. at the Riverview Cemetery in South Royalton, with the Rev. David L. Wolfe officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to MHMH Leukemia Research, c/o DHMC Development Office, Attn: Michele Clark, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756. The Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea is in charge of the arrangements.
Source: Times Argus, The (Montpelier-Barre, VT) – Saturday, August 5, 2006