Kathleen M. Dunbar

PROCTOR, Vt.- Kathleen Mary (Aitchison) Dunbar, 50, of Proctor, died unexpectedly Friday morning, March 28, 2014, at her residence following a brief illness.

She was born on July 10, 1963, in Somerville, Mass., the daughter of Richard and Kathleen (McKenna) Aitchison.

Mrs. Dunbar grew up in Milford, NH; a 1981 graduate of Milford High School and attended Castleton State College, Castleton, Vt.

She married Ricky Allen Dunbar on November 26, 1988, in Rutland, Vt. She is predeceased by her husband on May 13, 2011.

Mrs. Dunbar was employed for several years by the lunch program at several area schools in the Rutland region and as a clerk for the Fashion Bug.

She enjoyed reading, cooking, card games, darts, bingo, golden oldies music and her favorite thing was spending time with her grandson.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Karen L. Duncan of Proctor, April Dunbar of Rutland, and a son Eric of Rutland; a grandson William of Rutland; her mother of Milford, NH, and her father of New Smyrna Beach, FL; two sisters Kristina Benoit of Belmont, NH, Kelley Aitchison of Milford, NH; 2 brothers Richard Aitchison, Jr. of Manchester, NH, and James Aitchison of Berlin, NH, several brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, cousins and many longtime friends.

Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday, April 7, at the Aldous Funeral Home, 44 North Main St., Rutland, with the family sharing remembrances at 2 p.m.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Aldous Funeral Home, Rutland, Vt.