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WILLIAMSTOWN – Martha Jane Neveau, 78, of Williamstown, formerly of Cabot, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 10, in the comfort of her home with family at her side.

She was born April 10, 1943, in Cabot, the daughter of the late Maurice and May (Walbridge) Wheeler. She attended Cabot High School. 

She was first employed with the Head Start Program in Hardwick. She drove a school bus for Cabot and other area schools. Martha later worked for Bombardier in Barre, until she retired in 2002.

She enjoyed fishing, Scrabble, and woodworking. 

Survivors include: five children, Danial Neveau of Virginia Beach, Va.; Rockland Neveau of Yuba City, Calif.; Roland Neveau of Saint Maries, Idaho; Kareem Neveau of Coeur D’ Alene, Idaho; and Diane Weber of Spokane, Wash.; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three siblings: William Wheeler of Cabot, Marilyn Searles of Claremont, N.H., and Marjorie Wells of Barre; many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

She was predeceased by a son, Richard Neveau; three siblings, Mark Wheeler, Maurice Wheeler, and Merna Jean Pike.

Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of her family in the Durant Cemetery in lower Cabot. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Cabot Emergency Ambulance Service, 2947 Main Street, Cabot, Vermont 05647.Arrangements are in the care of Dian R. Holcomb of Northern Vermont Funeral Service, 60 Elm Street, Hardwick. Online condolences are welcomed at:

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