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Anna Mae Niles WEST WINDSOR, Vt. — Anna Mae Niles, 92, of West Windsor, Vermont, beloved wife and mother, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at the Rutland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Rutland, Vermont. Anna was born on May 29, 1929, in New Britain, Connecticut, to the late Michael and Anna (Kuchick) Bruzik. Anna grew up in New Britain and graduated from New Britain High School in 1947. Anna had a smile that always lit up a room and made all who met her instantly a friend. Anna married Gardner M. Niles on May 31, 1952. They lived in New Britain with their young children, Corinne and Keith, prior to moving to picturesque West Windsor, Vermont, in 1961. Anna and Gardner started Cozy-Knoll Farm and raised record-milk-producing Brown Swiss cows and had many horses over the years. She also worked at Johnson & Johnson in West Windsor, Vermont. Anna loved the beautiful area around Mount Ascutney, where generations of her extended family learned to ski. She would snowshoe through her fields and trails around Cozy-Knoll in the winter and grow extensive flower gardens during the summer. Anna always made those who visited Cozy-Knoll feel special. She loved Vermont and would visit all the historical and scenic sites that she could. Anna was predeceased by husband Gardner M. Niles; beloved daughter Corinne M. (Niles) Scully; and brother Michael B. Bruzik. She is survived by beloved son Keith G. Niles, of West Windsor, Vermont; brother Robert B. Bruzik, of Claremont, New Hampshire; and dear friend Edith Ells, of West Windsor, Vermont. She also leaves many nieces and nephews in Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New York, Georgia and California. Thanks to all of Anna’s neighbors and friends for their support during her time at the Healthcare Center. A memorial service for Anna will be held at a future date.

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