Lyndonville, VT- Surrounded by her family, Sheila (Goss) Davis, 70, of Lyndonville, VT passed away Monday, January 23, 2012 at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital in St. Johnsbury, VT, after suffering a severe stroke last week.
She was born on February 10, 1941 in Burlington, VT, the daughter of Burns and Katherine (Hately) Goss. She was a 1959 graduate of St, Johnsbury Academy.
She was married to Eugene Carl Davis who predeceased her on April 25, 1969.
Following two years of college, she was employed by Caledonia County Department of Social Services until 1962, when she began her family. While raising her family, she was a Tupperware Dealer and Host in the area. After the family was raised, she worked for Murphy’s Electric for several years and for the past fifteen years, she was employed by Northern Petroleum (Dead River).
Her pastimes included Knitting, going on bus tours, traveling with family and friends, photography, and watching Nascar. She was a longtime member of TOPS and was a 26 year member of KOPS.
Besides her parents and husband, she was pre-deceased by her longtime companion of 25 years Larry Welch.
She is survived by a son Kevin Davis and his wife Sandy of Lyndon, VT., a daughter, Tamela Hastings and her husband Edward of Lyndonville, VT, and a brother, Lester Goss of Barnet, VT.
eight grandchildren, Jonathan Davis of Sutton, VT., Michael Davis, Samantha Davis and Nicole Davis all of Lyndonville, VT., Amanda Amadon of Lyndonville, VT, Joshua Hastings, Cassandra Hastings and Christopher Hastings all of Lyndonville, VT;
one great grandson, Matthew Duda of Lyndonville, VT.
Her very close sister-in-law Vivian Fox, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and the extended Welch family.
A Funeral service will be held at 1pm Thursday, January 26, at the Lyndonville Methodist Church, Church Street, Lyndonville, VT with the Rev. Matthew Boles, officiating.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday evening, January 25 from 6-8pm at Pearsons Funeral Home, 70 Church Street, Lyndonville, VT.
Burial will be held in the Lyndon Center Cemetery in Lyndon, VT.
The Pearsons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
To view an online guestbook go to www.pearsonsfh.com