SARASOTA, Fla. — Charlotte Root Colburn Shea, 99, of Sarasota, Fla., died May 16, 2014, in Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Rutland, Vt., on Nov. 11, 1914, the daughter of Horace A. and Florence (Root) Colburn.
A 1932 graduate of Rutland High School and a 1937 graduate of Middlebury College, she went on to do her graduate work at Columbia University Teachers College and the University of Vermont.
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