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Lassor, Vietal

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 7th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 2/7/65, m/i 2/7/65, Pvt, Co. F, 7th VT INF, m/o 2/7/66

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VITALS

Birth: 1841, Canada
Death: 03/06/1913

Burial: St. Josephs Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: 1
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/19/1882, VT; widow Rosalie, 4/7/1913, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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St. Joseph Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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Obituary

VETAL LASSOR DEAD
Native of Orwell, Who Had Lived Here for Several Years.

Vetal Lassor, aged 72 years, died at his home on Division street about 11 o'clock Thursday night following a ten months illness of heart disease.

Mr. Lassor is a native of Orwell and had resided here since 1905.

Several years ago he conducted a grocery business in the old mill store at the corner of Mill and River streets. Previous to his illness he was janitor of the church of the Sacred Heart and school for five years. He was well known in the community and had many friends.

Surviving are his wife, formerly Miss Rose Ray of Brandon, four daughters,Mrs. Alice Dansero and Mrs. Alvina Settell of Holyoke, Mass., by a previous marriage and Misses Rose and Irene Lassor of Bennington and seven sons, Fred, Charles, Wilfred, Henry, Louis, Octave and Leo of Bennington and two stepdaughters, Miss Eva Lassor, who is in a convent at Hull, P.Q., and Mrs. John Somers of Bennington and three brothers, Henry Lassor of Canada, Zeb Lassor of Rutland and John Lassor of Brandon.

The funeral will be held from the Church of the Sacred Heart Saturday morning at 9 o'clock and the body will be taken to Rutland where he formerly resided, for burial.

Source: Bennington Evening Banner, March 7, 1913
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.