Ann Elizabeth Everleth Wilcox Harwood (88) passed away quietly in her sleep on January 24, 2023 at Mansfield Place Memory Care in Essex Junction, Vt.
She was born in Albany, NY in 1935. She earned her BS/Ed at Plattsburgh State Teachers College in NY and her MS/Ed at Central Connecticut State College. Ann worked as an elementary school teacher at Vernon Elementary School and later as a reading consultant at Center Road School in Vernon, Ct.
In retirement she volunteered at the Dorothy Alling Memorial Library in Williston and at Copley Hospital in Morrisville, Vt.
She worshiped and served at the Stowe Community Church and also at UCC in Burlington and Williston Federated Church.
She enjoyed traveling with her daughters, sailing, cooking, gardening, reading and caring for her many pets. She served as the president of the Hartford Whalers NHL hockey team’s booster club and was a member of Eastern Star. She was always friendly and kind with a ready smile and a fondness for her own and other peoples’ pets.
Ann lived in Vernon, Ct for many years followed by residences in Gouverneur NY, Chestertown MD and Stowe and Williston, Vt.
She is survived by her daughter Sue Conte and her husband Mico Bursac of Brookline, Ma; her daughter Gayle Wilcox of Williston, Vt as well as her daughter Carol Wilcox Schein and her husband Jack von Behren and her 2 grandsons Tim Schein and Dan Schein all of Waterbury Center, Vt along with her brother Richard Everleth and his family of the Delmar/Albany, NY area. She is predeceased by her husband Stephen Earl Wilcox of Vernon, Ct and her parents Raymond and Ruth Everleth of New Baltimore, NY.
A private family burial and memorial will take place at a later date. The family also invites you to share your memories and condolences by visiting www.awrfh.com.