Mary Drew Fraser

Chester VT – Mary Drew Fraser, 87, passed away Dec 31, 2019 at Cheshire Medical Centerafter a brief illness.Born Sept 26, 1932, the only child of Frank and Alice (Ingerson) Drew, Mary grew up in Wiltonand Milford NH. After graduation from UNH in 1954, she married the love of her life, GeorgeRobert Fraser. Mary was intelligent and spirited. She ran a kindergarten, was a Social Worker,was the first elected Library Trustee Chairperson in Springfield, VT, and a Unitarian UniversalistChurch member. She and Bob restored several historic houses, started an antiques businessand created and managed several successful antique shows. She wrote the VADA News for“Maine Antique Digest”, a Taftsville, VT news column, and was an avid reader. Mary lived a long& happy life, loving her family, pets, and countless friends, and being much loved in return.Mary leaves behind children Lissa Fernandez (David), Stephen Fraser (Anita), DonnaFraser-Leary (Dean), Kate Fraser, and AFS daughter Sandra Fankhauser Azam and family inSwitzerland; grandchildren Nathan Fraser (Angela), Alexander (Brittany) and BenjaminFernandez (Stephanie), and Leon and Robyn Leary; great-grandchildren Kelsie, Kya and SkyeFraser, and Penelope Fernandez. She was predeceased by her husband Bob and a grandsonJason Fraser.A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1 pm, Saturday June 13, 2020 at the UnitarianUniversalist ​Meetinghouse, 21 Fairground Road, Springfield, Vermont. Burial will be private.Donations in Mary’s memory may be made to: Community Cares Network (CCN) ofChester/Andover, PO Box 64, Chester VT 05143, or Whiting Library, 117 Main St., Chester, VT05143.