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Elizabeth D. Tuttle

Elizabeth D. Tuttle, 90, of Boxford, formerly of Saxtons River, VT and South Woodstock, CT, died peacefully at home on July 1, 2016.
Born in Danielson, CT, on October 23, 1925 to Irving Wilder Davis and Dorothy Dorrance (Paine) Davis, she was educated at Northfield School and earned a bachelorís degree from Connecticut College. On June 16, 1948 she married Lawrence Emerson Tuttle of Millbrook, NY, with whom she shared sixty-four years of marriage before his death in 2012.
A preschool educator, Mrs. Tuttle taught for a number of years at Family Kindergarten in North Andover, MA. She loved animals of all kinds and shared her home with a long succession of beloved dogs and cats; she also enjoyed gardening, especially at the familyís longtime vacation home in Proctorsville, VT.
Mrs. Tuttle is survived by her five children, Elizabeth Dorrance (Dorrie) Ellsworth, Lawrence E. (Emerson) Tuttle, Jr., Harriot (Hatsy) T. McGraw, Peter B. Tuttle, and Catherine T. DeSalvo and their spouses; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sister, Martha Davis Zubretsky.
Services will be private. Arrangements by the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Lawrence E. Tuttle Scholarship Fund, c/o Brooks School, 1160 Great Pond Road, North Andover, MA, 01845, or to the charity of your choice.

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