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August 31, 2016

Obituary: Tina M. Poppleton, age 55

RUTLAND TOWN—Tina M. Poppleton, 55, of Rutland Town passed away Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born in Malone, N.Y., June 21, 1961, the daughter of Peter and Jean (Provost) Johnson.
Tina Poppleton was a graduate of Grand Gorge Central School in New York. In 1996 she graduated from Fulton Montgomery Community College with a degree in computer information systems.
On Aug. 14,1999, she married her soulmate, Bradley Poppleton.
Tina Poppleton was a bookkeeper and receptionist for BROC and a ski instructor with Killington and Pico.
She enjoyed backpacking, skiing, gardening and most of all being a grandmother.
Surviving are her husband and soulmate Brad of Rutland Town; her mother Jean Johnson of Grand Gorge, N.Y.; a daughter Jessica Anastasio and husband Frank of Broadalbin, N.Y.; one son Joshua Clark and wife Shannon of Mayfield, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Chloe and Leah Anastasio and Landen Clark; two brothers, Jeffrey Johnson of Grand Gorge, N.Y.; and Roger Johnson of Coral Springs, Fla.; three sisters Judy Ulscht of Cape Cod, Mass., Joy Johnson of Durham, N.Y., and Julie Johnson of Okinawa, Japan.She was predeceased by her father, and by two brothers, Timothy and Thomas Johnson.
Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 26, at 3 p.m. at United Methodist Church in Rutland. Officiating will be Rev. Hannah Rogers, Pastor.
A celebration of life will be announced and held at a later date at Pico Base Lodge in Killington.
Arrangements are under the direction of Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Contributions may be made to Foley Cancer Center, RRMC, 160 Allen Street, Rutland, Vt.

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