Purinton Service

Obituaries / Aug. 10, 2017 11:34am EDT

Funeral services for Arland “Wendell” Purinton, 89, of Clarendon, Vt., who died July 29, 2017, were held Friday afternoon, August 4 at the United Church of Bethel, with Pastor Thomas Harty officiating.

Linda Dean Orr was the organist. Guitar and vocal solos of “Amazing Grace” and “In the Garden” were performed by Mel and Bev Allen. Remembrances were shared by family and friends, including Roger and Reginald Purinton, Shirley Huang, and Clayton Butterfield. Roger Purinton shared the poem “Sacred Seeds” in honor of his father, who loved to vegetable garden. Pastor Harty gave the commendation.

Burial with military honors accorded by the Air National Guard followed at Fairview Cemetery. The American flag was folded and presented to Sally Purinton. Pallbearers were Chase Purinton, Caleb Purinton, Reginald Purinton, Roger Purinton, Ian Purinton, and Stuart Purinton.

Arrangements were by the Day Funeral Home in Randolph.

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