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Robert C. Ives

February 2, 1930 April 11, 2018
Robert C. Ives
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Obituary for Robert C. Ives

SWANTON – Robert C. Ives, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans.

He was born in St. Albans on February 2, 1930 to the late Charles & Olive (Puffer) Ives.

Robert was a life-long resident of the area. He was a veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion Post #1 in St. Albans and the VFW in Swanton. He married Betty (Silk) in 1952. He was also a member of the Church of Nativity in Swanton. Robert’s favorite hobbies included doing yard work around the house and refinishing old furniture. His great sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Betty Ives of Swanton; their children, Robert B. Ives of Alburgh, Deborah Roberts and her husband Wendell of Highgate, and Brenda Sheets and her husband John of Swanton; 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren with 1 more on the way, and 3 great great grandchildren; his brother, Charles Ives Jr. and his wife Sylvia of St. Albans; his sister, Carol Brow of Swanton and several nieces & nephews. Besides his parents, Robert was predeceased by his sisters, Patricia Goelling and Geraldine Young; brothers, Harold and Rudolph Ives; brother-in-law, Wayne Brow, and his son’s significant other, Terry.

Robert’s family would like to thank the staff from the Northwestern Medical Center for the excellent care he received from them.

In keeping with Robert’s wishes, there will be no public services at this time.

For those who wish, contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to the University of Vermont Cancer Center, The Courtyard at Given, 4th Floor North, Burlington, VT 05405.

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Services will be set for a future date to be determined.

Cemetery Details


Riverside Cemetery Final Resting Place

Vermont Rt. 78
Swanton, Vermont

Vermont Rt. 78 Swanton Vermont
United States

Memorial Contribution

The University of Vermont Cancer Center

The Courtyard at Given
4th Floor North
Burlington, VT 05405

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