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Ernest Musslewhite
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Obituary for Ernest Musslewhite

SINGER ISLAND, FL / STOWE, VT – Ernest Musslewhite, age 95, Part time Stowe resident died at his home in Singer Island Florida on June 12, 2017.

Ernest was born in Waco, Texas on January 22, 1922 to Ernest Musslewhite Sr. and Anna Mae Musslewhite (Hunter).

He spent a good part of his childhood both in Texas, and on the island of Aruba where his father worked in an oil refinery. He graduated from Rice University with a degree in Chemical Engineering and went to work for Standard Oil (Exxon) at the age of 20, where he remained employed for 42 years.

He was married to Geraldyn Nowakowski until the time of her death in August of 1969. In March of 1970 he married Ruth Mckinley (Olsen) and they remained happily married for 38 years until the time of her death in September of 2008.

Ernest is survived by his son, Peter Musslewhite and Debbie Sapp (Ormond Beach FL), his daughter, Kim Spaulding (Stowe VT), a step-daughter, Sharon Devries and husband Douglas (Montgomery Center VT), granddaughters Desiree Devries and husband Scott Sulik, Kirsten Cullins and husband Douglas, Brittany Devries and husband John Buck, grandson Trevor Spaulding, and great granddaughter Evelyn Cullins.

A private graveside ceremony is scheduled in Stowe, VT.


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