2017-09-07 / Obituaries

Dawn M. Bubar, 75, State Twisting Champion

Dawn M. Bubar, 75, died Saturday, August 26, 2017 at her home in Hardwick.  She was born in Burlington on August 20, 1942 the daughter of Rufus & Dorothy (Sabens) Higley.  She is a graduate of Northfield High School, class of 1962.

She married Michael Bubar in Roanoke, Virginia on June 29, 1980.  They lived in Linneus, Maine for 15 years, until moving to their home in Hardwick where they have been living for over 20 years.

Dawn had worked for Vermont Mutual, Southland Corp in Virginia, Grammy’s Country Inn in Maine and The Coffee Corner in Montpelier, where she was affectionately known as “Granny”.

She was a member of the United Navy Reserves. Dawn was a 1962 “Twisting” champion for the State of Vermont, an avid reader and enjoyed baking.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Bubar of Hardwick; two children, Tori Lance and her husband, Bob of Northfield, Angie Kilpatrick and her husband, Layne of Draper, Utah;  stepson, Michael Bubar of Tennessee; stepdaughter, Michele Hess and her husband, Mike of Pennsylvania; siblings, Alfred Higley of New York, Curt Higley and his wife, Sandi of Northfield, Trudie Jewett and her husband, Ron of Northfield, Terrie Higley and her spouse, Lisa Lovelette of Waterbury Center;  eleven grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren; special friends, Wilma & Earl Shatney, Shannon & Teresa Marcoux, John & Gloria Donaghy

There are no calling hours. A gathering to celebrate her life will be conducted Wednesday August 30th at 11 am at the American Legion Post in Hardwick.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Caledonia Home Health and Hospice, 161 Sherman Drive, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819. Kingston Funeral Home in Northfield assisted with the arrangements.

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