Brattleboro- Lois Jean Pease, 84, of West River Road died unexpectedly Sunday morning, October 21, 2018 at her home.
Lois was born in Ludlow, Vermont on February 6, 1934; the daughter of Alan and Alice (Tapper) Barton. She was raised and educated in Ludlow and was a graduate of Black River High School.
She moved to Brattleboro following high school and went to work at the Brattleboro Retreat, where she completed their LPN nursing program. Over the years, Lois’ nursing career took her to Linden Lodge Nursing Home, Eden Park, Thompson House and Vernon Green. Even after retirement, Lois stayed active in nursing, working private duty in the Brattleboro area. Lois was a kind and compassionate person, who went above and beyond in taking care of her patients.
On October 14, 1961 she married the love of her life, Warren B. Pease, who survives. Lois was an active woman who always had a twinkle in her eye. She leaves behind a host a friends in the Greater Brattleboro Area Senior Bowling League, as well as at Curves. An ardent animal lover, she fed the backyard birds every winter, and cared for neighbors’ pets when they were away. Her nurturing spirit will be sorely missed by all creatures, great and small.
Lois was a former member of Centre Congregational Church, and in her earlier years was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Bingham Chapter #30 in Brattleboro.
Besides her husband of 57 years she leaves one daughter, Brenda McGowen of Bellows Falls, one brother, Howard Barton of Ludlow, two grandsons, Eric and William McGowan, a great granddaughter, Marion McGowan and many nieces and nephews. Lois is also survived by her beloved cat, Mitzi.
She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Elizabeth McGowan and three sisters, Patty Weiserman, Betty Wright and Marilyn Walker.
In keeping with her final wishes there are no funeral services planned. She will be buried in Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Lois’s name may be made to, Windham County Humane Society, P.O. Box 397, Brattleboro, VT 05302.