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Harriet G.B. Dryden

January 1, 1970 - February 25, 2009

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Harriet G.B. Dryden, 85, of Hopkinton, died Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at the St. Camillus Health Center in Northbridge. Born in Framingham, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Kathryn (Ferris) Borden. She was the wife of the late William T. Dryden who passed in 1982.

A Hopkinton resident since 1930, she was a bus driver for the town of Hopkinton for many years as well as a Girl Scout leader. She was a truck driver for the American Red Cross in WWII, and was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Fund, Arthritis Foundation and F.I.S.H. She was a lifetime member of Eastern star and was employed for many years at New England Telephone as a switchboard operator. She had a love for animals and their welfare.

She is survived by a daughter, Wesley L. Dryden and her husband Peter Ireland of Syracuse, NY, and 1 son, Scott W. Dryden and his wife Bonnie of Hopkinton. She also leaves behind 4 grandchildren, Nathanael, Meghen, Taylor and Spencer as well as many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a sister, Audrey B. Claflin.

A private funeral services was held with her family in the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com Donations in her memory may be made to the St. Camillus Health Center, 447 Hill St. Whitinsville, MA. 01588.