Joan G. Kelton
G. Kelton, 83, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 19, 2018.
She was born in Hanover, NH on September 19, 1934, the
daughter of Ernest and Virginia Grenon.
graduated from Hartford High School, class of 1953. She then worked for
the New England Telephone Company where she met the life of her life, Raymond
"Bud" Kelton. They married in June of 1958 and moved to
Middlebury in 1963 where they raised their six children.
Family was Joan's most sacred and celebrated gift in
life. Whether it was time with her children, her grandchildren or her own
siblings and in-laws, time with family was where she was happiest. Joan
and Bud instilled the importance of family in their children, and that's a gift
which will continue to pass through the generations.
predeceased by her parents, her beloved husband, her siblings Dick Grenon, Ann
Jenks, Margery Grainer, Carol Bebeau, and her sister-in-law Barbara Danforth.
She is survived by her six children, Char, Raymond "Kelly," Kyle,
Tanna (Dan Pflaster), Kamala (Bob Butler) and Kris. She is also survived
by her grandchildren Audrey and Taylor Kelton, Abbi and Ross Lengyel, Kara and
Amelia Pflaster and Taylor Guetschow as well as her sister Nancy LeBrun and
husband Jack, her brothers-in-law Howard Kelton and wife Linda, Stuart
Danforth, Ron Bebeau and sister-in-law Helen O'Toole. She also leaves
behind many nieces and nephews.
of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, August 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm at
St. Mary's Catholic Church in Middlebury. In lieu of flowers, the family
requests those seeking to make donations please do so to Homeward Bound in
Middlebury or the Middlebury Volunteer Ambulance Association.