Vivienne ‘Viv’ Ambery
SHARON — Vivienne “Viv” Ambery passed away peacefully Nov. 7, 2011, at Sharon Hospital. She was the widow of John Mott and Thomas Ambery.Born Vivienne Elizabeth Pearson on Oct. 15, 1928, in South Londonderry, Vt., she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Capen) and Ernest Pearson. She was one of five siblings and was educated and lived her youth in Vermont. As a teenager she met her love, John Mott. Together they raised a son, worked, and built a house on Highfield Farm in Sharon. They opened and co-owned the Millerton Dairy Queen in 1964 with their partners the Goldens until her husband’s death.Viv, known as The Queen, went on to work at the Sharon Hospital gift shop and as a caregiver for several estates in Sharon. She later met and fell in love with Thomas Ambery. They resided at Silver Lake Shores and then the Sharon Green Condominium’s. She is survived by a brother, Ronald Pearson of Florida; a granddaughter, Monica Mott; a great-grandson, Jerry Conlin of East Canaan; and several nieces, nephews and godchildren. In addition to her parents and husbands, she was predeceased by a son, Robert Mott Jr.A celebration of her life will be held in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to the Last Post, 95 Belden St., Route 126, Falls Village, CT 06031. The Kenny Funeral Home in Sharon has charge of arrangements.