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Marion Randall Dane

February 17, 1937 — December 5, 2022

Marion Randall Dane

Marion Randall Dane, age 85, passed peacefully at the Pines Health & Rehab in Lyndonville, Monday night, December 5, 2022 with her children and sister-in-law by her side.

Marion was born in Sheffield, VT, on February 17, 1937, daughter to the late Edward G and Dorothy (Miles) Randall. She was raised and educated in Sheffield and graduated from Lyndon Institute in the Class of 1954.  The following years she married Richard W. Dane and they shared 29 years at the time of his death in 1984.  Marion worked for the VT Department of Health as office clerk and later for Jim Nichol at State Farm Insurance.  She enjoyed golfing, knitting, cross country skiing, loved to travel and was a voracious reader. Marion belonged to the Sheffield Federated Church and later to the Congregational Church in St. Johnsbury and the Lyndonville Congregational Church when she moved back into town.

She is survived by her 4 children: Candace Dane and husband, Steven Legge, of Lyndonville, Lori Dane Alexander and husband, Jerry, of Charleston, SC, Lisa Dane of Lyndonville, Richard E. Dane and partner Tracie Dixon, of St. Albans, VT, her sister: Brenda Thompson of Berlin, VT, her sister-in-law: Annie Meyette of Lyndonville, 6 wonderful grandchildren: Steven Legge, Jr. (Casey), Zachary Legge, Damon Smith (Hilairy), Morgan Smith (Zach Fournier), Aaron Cavazos (Mary), Laura Cavazos, and 5 great-grandchildren whom she dearly loved as well as nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 2PM on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at the Guibord Funeral Home, 15 Main Street in Lyndonville. The Reverend Carol J. Borland will officiate.  Friends may call on the family from 12PM until the time of services on Tuesday.

Burial will take place in May at the Wm. Dexter Cemetery with a private graveside service.

Memorial donations may be made to the Pine Health & Rehab designated for Activities, 601 Red Village Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851 or to a charity of one’s choice.

Condolence may be shared with the family at www.guibordfh.com

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022

12:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Guibord-Pearsons Funeral Home

15 Main St, Lyndonville, VT 05851

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022

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Private in May 2023

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