Addie I. (Pixley) Pollard

FALLS VILLAGE — Addie I. (Pixley) Pollard, 76, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died peacefully Feb. 28, 2011, at the Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Addie was the wife of the late Calvin Holt “Kelly” Pollard, who died Feb. 10, 1998. She was born Oct. 25, 1934, in Starksboro, Vt., the daughter of the late Bessie (Humphrey) and Fred Pixley.

Addie loved her family. She was eager to help with babysitting for her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her three sons, Donald Pollard and his wife, Susan, of Littleton, Mass., George Pollard of North Canaan and Kevin Pollard and his wife, Kathleen, of Falls Village; her daughter, Lynn Scoville, and her husband, Fred, of West Cornwall; her brother, Arthur Pixley of Lincoln, Vt.; her sister, Barbara Derby, of North Billerica, Mass.; her grandchildren, Stephen and Frederick Scoville of West Cornwall, James Pollard of Lakeville, Christopher Pollard of Falls Village, Megan Gawel of Millerton, Michael Pollard of Seattle, Wash., and Sherrie Pollard of Manhattan, New York City and Johnny, Casey-Jo and Mary Pollard, all of North Andover, Mass.; and her two great-grandchildren, Michael Gawel Jr. of Millerton and Abbi Pollard of Seattle.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 5, at 9:30 a.m. at the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home in North Canaan. The Rev. Micki Nunn-Miller will officiate. Burial will follow in Lincoln Cemetery in Lincoln, Vt., at 3:30 pm.

Calling hours will be at the funeral home on Friday, March 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. Memorial donations may be sent to Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation, 99 South Canaan Road, North Canaan, CT 06018; or the Cornwall Volunteer Ambulance Service, PO Box 180, West Cornwall, CT 06796.