Brattleboro- Francis Harvey Herrick, 87 a lifelong resident of the area passed away Sunday morning, November 5, 2017 at Pine Heights Nursing Home.
Mr. Herrick was born in Williamsville on September 7, 1930, the son of Henry and Signe (Peterson) Herrick. He was raised and educated in Brattleboro and had attended Brattleboro High School.
For many years he had been employed at the former BookPress in Brattleboro and also was a devoted caretaker for his elderly mother. He had been a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Brattleboro Aerie #2445.
Mr. Herrick was an avid spectator sports enthusiast and a fan of all New England teams.
Survivors include numerous cousins.
In keeping with his final wishes graveside services in North Cemetery in Vernon will be private for his immediate family. He will be laid to rest next to his parents in the Herrick family lot.
During his stay at Pine Heights, he was affectionately known as “Hoppy.” His family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation and gratitude for the wonderful care he received.