Putney- Audrey Alice Bauer, 81, of Carol Brown Way died unexpectedly Thursday, August 9, 2018 following a period of declining health.
Audrey was born in White Plains, New York on January 27, 1937 the daughter of William and Audrey (Dearborn) Halsted. She was raised and educated in Trumbull, Connecticut and was a graduate of Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Class of 1954.
She worked most of her career as a nurse’s assistant, first in a convalescent home in Stepney Village (Monroe), Connecticut and later at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. Most importantly, she was a devoted homemaker who loved her family.
For 28 years she had resided in Interlachen, Florida before moving back to Putney to be closer to her family. While in Interlachen she was a member of the Lions Club where she served two terms as president. Of her leisure time activities, she enjoyed spectator sports, skating, bowling, music and playing her organ.
Survivors include one daughter, Valerie Harlow of Putney; three sons, Frederick Bauer of Jeffersonville, Vermont, Kenneth Bauer of Dummerston and James Bauer of Interlachen, Florida; six grandchildren, one great granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.
Audrey was predeceased by one sister, Judith Lawler of Arizona.
In keeping with her final wishes, there are no formal funeral services scheduled. Following cremation, her urn will be laid to rest next to her parents in the family lot in Florida.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Audrey’s name to the Putney Volunteer Fire Department, 14 Main Street, Putney, VT 05346.