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“Mort made a real and positive difference here in Wardsboro. He will be missed by many of us ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Jeremy Schrauf - Wardsboro, VT

“Sincere condolences to all of you who so much loved Mort. He was a great and very dear man. My prayers are with all of you that you may have...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Madonna Betit - Rutland, VT

“Thinking of The entire Davis family at this sad time. Mort was such a sweet, caring man, our family was blessed to have known him. He was known to...Read More »
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“My sympathy is with you all.so sorry to hear. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Arlene Johnson-Rousseau - ME

“Offering our deepest condolences during this time. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: The Staff of Atamaniuk Funeral Home - VT

“My heart felt condolences to the family and friends of Mort. May you all find peace in the wonderful memories he has left behind. As a child I...Read More »
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Mortan A. "Mort" Davis, 79 of Wardsboro, formerly of Spofford and Brattleboro died peacefully Wednesday morning, May 8, 2013 at Applewood Care and Rehab Center in Winchester, N.H. with his family at his side following a period of declining health. Mr. Davis was born in Brattleboro on August 1, 1933 the fourth child of Mortan A. and Elsie (Reome) Davis. He was raised and educated in both Wardsboro and Brattleboro. While attending St. Michael Parochial School he enjoyed basketball, drama and choir at the church. There was seldom a time when Mr. Davis was not employed after leaving school early to help his family. He often said that his favorite way to pass the time was running his backhoe during the 30 years that he owned and operated Mort's Artesian Well Drilling based in Spofford. More recently he was employed at the Recycling Center in Wardsboro, planting flowers and offering small treats to all the townspeople for recycling, especially the children. During his retirement years he spent many hours keeping his gardens and lawn in beautiful condition. Mr. Davis was a member of the American Legion and Brattleboro Post #5, V.F.W. where he would often share a song and for several years was a volunteer with the Brattleboro Fire Dept. Of his leisure time activities he enjoyed visiting with family, singing country music, hunting, fishing, playing horseshoes, softball and cards. He was a skilled ping-pong player. On July 14, 1951 in Brattleboro he was married to June I. Guerin who survives. Besides his faithful and loving wife of 61 years he leaves, three daughters, Kathryn Brown (husband, Dale Sr.) and Carol Mackey both of Spofford, Nina McCulloch (husband, Garry) of Pembroke, two sons, Mortan A. Davis, III of Wardsboro and Verne W. Davis of Colchester, three sisters, Ella Barber (husband, Louie) of Ruston, Louisiana, Sr. Shirley Davis, SSJ of Rutland and Bette Parent of Spofford and one brother, Elmer Davis Sr (wife, Helen) of Spofford, two sister-in-laws Mary Davis, of Spofford, and Cheryl Davis, of Roanoke, Virginia. Other survivors include 13 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and many friends and relatives. He was predeceased by one daughter, Elsie Davis, one granddaughter, Tricia Brown, one sister Elsie, and four brothers, Kenneth, Robert, Paul Sr and Irvin who died at birth. In keeping with Mr. Davis's final wishes there are no formal funeral services scheduled. Committal Rites and burial in the Davis family lot in Saint Michael's Cemetery will be conducted at a later date. A celebration of his life will be held May 18 at 2PM in Spofford at the home of his daughter, Carol Mackey. Memorial contributions in Mr. Davis's name may be made to St Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.

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