Brenda L. Haselton, Colchester, VT, 1954-2021.
Brenda L. Haselton, beloved sister, aunt, great aunt, and friend, passed away peacefully on 07/17/2021 following a long and courageous battle with cancer. Brenda was born on 10/12/1954 to Bernard and Lillian (Beaupre) Haselton. Brenda graduated from Mount Mansfield Union High School in 1972. She worked for 26 years as the dedicated Baird 4 Unit Secretary at UVMMC, previously known as FAHC in Burlington, VT. Prior to that, Brenda gleaned unimaginable joy from working with young children at the Poker Hill School in Underhill, VT.
Brenda was an avid knitter, crocheter, and quilter. Her family, friends, and many newly born family members benefitted from the warmth of her creations and generosity. Many homes and trees are decorated by her beautiful hand-made gifts each December. Brenda also enjoyed many hours of working with siblings on the family lineage. Brenda spoke often of her three voyages to Alaska and the incredible amount of love she soaked in while in the company of her best friend, P.J. Bauer.
Brenda is survived by her siblings; Marlene (Ray) Bedell, Stanley Haselton, David (Audrey) Haselton, Tina (Larry) Gordon, Alvin Haselton, Darwin (Theresa) Haselton, many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and several close friends. Brenda was predeceased by her Father and Mother, Bernard and Lillian Haselton, her sister-in-law, Patricia Haselton, and her sister-in-law, Sandy Haselton. A celebration of life will be scheduled in the near future. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the local American Cancer Society, or to the ASPCA.