Alberta “Bert” Sargent 76, of Middlebury


MIDDLEBURY — Alberta “Bert” Sargent 76, died peacefully in the early morning of Sept. 24, 2022, at the University of Vermont Medical Center following a recent stroke.

She was born March 8, 1946, in Burlington, the daughter of Howard and Hattie (Martell) Clark.

Bert attended Warren High School.

She was employed as an office manager for Joe Roberts Trucking and Vermont Adult Learning and retired as the store manager of the New Haven Jiffy Mart.

Bert was a member of the Middlebury American Legion Auxiliary and the V.F.W. of Middlebury. She enjoyed watching NASCAR and visiting with family and friends, but her greatest joy was spending time with her great-grandbabies.

She is survived by her longtime companion, Gary English Sr.; her son Donald Sargent Jr. and wife Lisa of Lincoln; her daughters Donna Sargent of Bristol and Patsy Munson and husband Scott of Shoreham; her grandchildren, Brittney Clodgo (Charlie LaDuc), Miranda Birkett (Ryan), Cheyenne Cinotti (Erick), Rochelle Sargent-Smith (Cody) and Andre Lyons (Kari Envik); and her three great-grandchildren, Hudson Cinotti, Avery LaDuc and Blair Birkett; her siblings Sandra Jewell (Kevin) of Shoreham, Robert Clark (Delmar) of Wallingford and Randy Clark (Linda) of Midland, N.C.

She was predeceased by her parents, brothers Francis Clark and Michael Clark; and a granddaughter, Amanda New.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Sept. 30, with a calling hour from 9-10 a.m. prior at the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home, located at 117 South Main Street, Middlebury. The Rev. David Wood will officiate. Burial will follow at the Maple Cemetery in Lincoln. A Reception with luncheon will be held at the American Legion in Bristol from noon-3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Homeward Bound, Addison County Humane Society at 236 Boardman Street Middlebury, VT 05753.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home. Online condolences at◊

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