Evelyn May Kingsbury

July 28, 1924 - November 16, 2021

Bellows Falls, VT

Evelyn May (Vadney) Kingsbury, 97, of Rockingham Road, passed away at Elm Wood Center on November 16, 2021. Evelyn was the daughter of Floyd and Virginia (Vadney) Powers, born on July 28, 1924 in Claremont, NH.

Evelyn spent twenty years as a jacket machine operator at Book Press, eight years at the Westminster Motel and then spent the holiday times at the Nursey in Putney, VT making wreaths. Evelyn did all of this while also being a loving mother & wife to seven children and husband Fred Kingsbury. Fred and Evelyn married in 1942 in the town they would call home for many years, Westminster, VT.

Evelyn is survived by her son Fred Kingsbury, Jr., daughters Betty Lou DeMond, Shirley Rose DeMond, Linda May Jones, Susan Andre, and sons-in-law, along with many, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She is predeceased by husband Fred, sons James and Timothy Kingsbury, and parents, Floyd and Virginia Powers.

There will be calling hours 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM followed by a service on December 4th, 2021 at the Fenton and Hennessey Funeral Home, 55 Westminster Street, Bellows Falls, VT. There will be a burial to follow at the Westminster Cemetery.

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Laurene Tuttle

posted November 22, 2021

My partner in the best tea parties ever , I am going to miss our talks about anything and everything. Going to miss you hopefully mom shows you the ropes in heaven

Lorri Boynton

posted November 23, 2021

Many fond childhood memories of Gram always taking Chip and I to our games and holiday concerts. Many fun visits with her in Putney as a child. We lost touch, but I thought of you often. Rest in peace.


posted November 23, 2021

Trips to Allen Brothers in Westminster VT for coffee and donuts 🥰

Meagan Mack

posted November 23, 2021

Coming to the house( to pick up your mail) and for visits and coffee , love you gram!

lois dunham

posted December 3, 2021

Evelyn was my Mom Louise Wisell ‘s good friend . We had many good times with her at various Family gatherings and Book Press adventures. Loved her

Calling Hours

DATE: December 4, 2021
TIME: 11:00 AM
WHERE: Fenton and Hennessey see map
ADDRESS: 55 Westminster St, Bellows Falls, VT 05101

Funeral Service

DATE: December 4, 2021
TIME: 12:00 PM
WHERE: Fenton and Hennessey see map
ADDRESS: 55 Westminster St, Bellows Falls, VT 05101

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