Sally S. Spear

COLCHESTER – Sally S. Spear, 80, passed away peacefully Friday, March 17, 2017 at The Arbors in Shelburne. She was born March 22, 1936 in Burlington, the daughter of the late Argyle and Bertha (Blakely) Stalker. For most of her life, she lived on the Blakely Farm, which has been in her family for six generations and for which the road is named. Everyone who knew her could tell how much she loved the fields, woods, and brook on the farm.

She is survived by her daughter, Kari Jo Spear, and her husband, Dennis Lanpher, of Westford; by her brother, Frank Stalker, of Nevada, and by her grandchildren Alaria and Crystal.

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Visiting hours were held Friday March 24, 2017. Funeral services and inurnment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions in Sally’s memory may be made to the Green Mountain Club, 4711 Waterbury-Stowe Rd., Waterbury Center, VT 05677; to the Alzheimer’s Association, VT Chapter, 300 Corner Stone Drive Suite 128, Williston, VT 05495; or to the American Diabetes Association, Vermont Affiliate, Inc., 77 Hegeman Ave. Colchester, VT 05446.