Brattleboro- Seth Warner Christmas, 41, of Marlboro Avenue died late Saturday night, September 8, 2018 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family following a brief and courageous battle with cancer.
Seth was born in Brattleboro on July 12, 1977 the son of William and Gail (Goldsmith) Christmas. He attended Brattleboro public schools and was a graduate of Brattleboro Union High School, Class of 1995. Following graduation Seth went on to attend the University of Vermont in Burlington.
He had been employed as a radiation protection technician for the DZ Atlantic Company based in Virginia and spent the last two years at Vermont Yankee in Vernon. Previously, for 15 years he worked at Hotel Pharmacy on Elliot Street employed as a pharmacy tech, a position he began while still attending high school.
Seth also attended a cabinet making school in Hadley, Massachusetts and was a skilled and accomplished woodworker. In his youth Seth would assist his grandfather, Frank Goldsmith making birdhouses which were distributed throughout New England, this was the period when his love for woodworking started to develop.
A gifted athlete, Seth was active with the Greater Brattleboro Men’s Softball League and was an assistant coach for the varsity football team at BUHS for several years. He also enjoyed boating and spectator sports and was an avid New York Yankees and Giants fan.
He was a communicant of Saint Michaels Roman Catholic Church and was a member of the B.P.O. Elks, Brattleboro Lodge #1499.
Survivors include his father of Brattleboro, a son, Carter Joseph Christmas of Brattleboro, two sisters, Courtney Millerick and her husband Chris of Vernon and Whitney Christmas of Brattleboro.
Additionally, his niece Devin Millerick and nephew Tyler Millerick of Vernon. Along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was predeceased by his mother, maternal grandparents, Frank and Nancy Goldsmith, and paternal grandparents Basil and Catherine Christmas.
The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10:00 A.M. at Saint Michaels Catholic Church with Fr. Justin Baker, pastor, celebrant. Committal Rites and burial will follow in the Christmas family lot in Saint Michaels Parish Cemetery.
Following the committal services a reception will take place at the Brattleboro Lodge of Elks on Putney Road.
Memorial contributions in Carter’s name may be made to, a special fund being established for his future education. For those who desire, donations can be mailed to Brattleboro Savings and Loan, PO Box 1010, Brattleboro, VT 05301 attention Aly Summerall.