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Obituary for Dorothy (Larned) Liberty Hannigan

Dorothy (Dot) Hannigan of Williston, VT Died on November 5th 2023 at 9:50PM at McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester VT. Dorothy was the daughter of the late Daniel and Bernice Hadley Larned. She was born and raised in Jonesville and graduated from Richmond High School in 1948.

Dot Married Robert Liberty in 1948 and for several years they operated a trucking business until his death in 1962 in Essex Junction VT. In 1965 she married Jordan Hannigan who Passed away in 1979.

After working 22 years for IBM and retiring as a manager, Dot spent the rest of her years as a seamstress for assisted living homes and enjoyed gardening and doing puzzles with her family.

Dorothy is survived by two sons, Robert D. Liberty and his wife Susan of Leister, VT, Brian Liberty and his wife Linda of Texas. Two Daughters Cyndi Knaepen and husband Scott and Kathy Lothian and husband Brian of Essex Junction VT. She also leaves behind a sister-in-law and best friend Marie Liberty. Dots only sister Virginia Verchereau Pre-deceased her in 2010. She also leaves behind 12 grandchildren and several great grandchildren, as well as her loving Companion of 43 years James E. Martin.

The Family would like to extend a huge thank you to all of the Hospice Home Care providers, especially to Judy and Ezra who went above and beyond in assisting in the final days, as well as the McClure Miller Respite House where she received the highest quality of care, respect and compassion in her final days and hours with her family members by her side.

There will be no funeral services or visiting hours per Dots request. Committal services are to be at a later date. Dots wishes were to be cremated and buried in Richmond next to her father and mother.

In Lieu of Flowers, Dot requested that Donations be made to the McClure Miller Respite House, 3113 Roosevelt Highway, Colchester, VT 05446.