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December 23, 2006

Burlington Free Press Funerals Held 03/2000

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BFP March 2000 Funerals

Funerals Held

March 2000

March 1
SOUTH BURLINGTON — BARNEY, Lori Ann — A
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Thursday, March 1, 2000, at
10:00 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Winooski with the
Rev. Richard Lavalley officiating. Concelebrating the Mass and
proclaiming the Gospel was the Rev. Roland Rivard. The readings were
proclaimed by Thomas Kane. Among the many in attendance were delegations
from IBM and Rice Memorial High School. Music was provided by the St.
Francis Xavier choir. Interment was in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery with
Father Lavalley offering committal prayers. Bearers were Lori’s brother,
Todd Barney, Gary Lenz, Rich Normand, Damon Serrantonio, Dave Turner,
and Randy Miller. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home,
Winooski.
March 2
March 3
ESSEX JUNCTION — WALL, Phyllis G. — A celebration for the life of Phyllis G. Wall was held Friday, March 3, 2000, in the Essex Alliance Church with Pastor Scott Slocum officiating. Music was provided by pianist Jerry Bigenho. Mike O’Hara read remembrances from Phyllis’ son, Dwane Wall, and Mira Shea read remembrances from her daughter-in-law, Gail Wall. Attending were delegations from Vermont Public Television, the Shriners, and many relatives and friends. Committal prayers were offered in Lakeview Cemetery by Pastor Slocum. Bearers were son Dwane Wall, brother Allen Neilson, Brother-in-law Jack Sheppard, brother-in-law Jim McCollock, friend John Clark, and friend Don Taylor. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 251 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
March 4
BURLINGTON — STODDARD, Mildred, A. — Funeral services were held Saturday, March 4, 2000, at 11 a.m in the chapel of Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 71 South Union St., Burlington, with the Rev. Thomas Ball officiating. Reader was Brenda Couture. Nancy Greene was the soloist accompanied by Lois Desautels. Burial will take place in May in the family lot in South Duxbury Cemetery. Attending the service were employees of FAHC, Birchwood Terrace, residents of 230 St. Paul St., employees of Ben & Jerry’s, Bio-Tek, local restaurateurs and former owners of Ho-Hum Motel and neighbors.
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March 10
COLCHESTER — NORBERT, Leo P. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Friday, March 10, 2000, at 1 p.m. in Holy Cross Catholic Church in Colchester with the Rev. Roger Charbonneau officiating. The readings were proclaimed by Sister Carmen Proulx. Interment will be in Holy Family Cemetery in Essex Junction in the spring. Bearers were Thomas Leclair, Hassan Jaber, Douglas Booth and Steve Martin. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.
WINOOSKI — SAVARD, Franklin — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Friday, March 10, 2000, at 10 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Winooski with the Rev. Richard Lavalley officiating. Readings were proclaimed by Thomas Kane. Music was provided by Lucy Bathalon and Yvette Tatro. Words of remembrance were shared by Karen Hathaway. Interment was Saturday, March 11, 2000, at 9 a.m. in Resurrection Park Cemetery with Father Lavalley offering committal prayers. Bearers were Michael Hathaway Jr., Chris Savard, Robert Savard, Thomas Savard, Raymond Savard and Michael Hathaway Sr. Arrangements were made by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.
March 11
BURLINGTON — MILLETTE, Margaret E. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, March 11, 2000, at 11:30 a.m. in Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in Colchester with the Rev. Roger Charbonneau officiating. Music was provided by organist and soloist Mary O’Kane. The readings were proclaimed by Sister Carmen Proulx. Words of remembrance were offered by son-in-law Robert Cavoretto. Attending were delegations from the B.P.O.E. Lodge No. 916, the VFW Howard Plant Post No. 782, and the Loyal Order of the Moose, as well as many relatives, friends and parishioners of Holy Cross Church. Burial followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery with father Charbonneau offering committal prayers. Bearers were Alfred Zeno, Robert Cavoretto, Francis Benoit, Roger Zeno, Robert Zeno and Norman Parrow. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
ESSEX JUNCTION — PECOR, Lawrence — Funeral services were held Saturday, March 11, 2000, at noon in the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski with the Rev. William Giroux, pastor of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Essex Center, officiating. Interment will be in Holy Family Cemetery in Essex Junction in the spring.
March 12
March 13
CHELMSFORD, Mass. — MICHNIEWICH, Anthony J. — Anthony J. Michniewich of Chelmsford, Mass., formerly of Springfield, Vt., died March 10, 2000. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 13, 2000, in the Dolan Funeral Home, 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford, Mass., with a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, Chelmsford, Mass. Visiting hours will be Sunday, March 12, 2000, from 3 to 5 p.m. Burial will be at a later date in Vermont. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Alzheimer’s Association, 36 Cameron Ave., Cambridge, Mass. 02140-1102. Arrangements are by Dolan Funeral Home, 978-251-4041; http://www.dolanfuneralhome.com.
WINOOSKI — WINKOWSKI, Edward A. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, March 13, 2000, at 10 a.m. in the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Winooski with the Rev. Richard Lavalley as celebrant. Co-celebrating the Mass was the Rev. Gerald Bombardier. The readings were given by Diane Potvin. The music was by Donna Foster. In attendance were delegations from General Electric, Federal Retirees, IBM and the Visiting Nurse Association. Interment followed in the New Mount Calvary Cemetery in Burlington with Father Lavalley offering committal prayers. Bearers were Real LaRoche, Ryan LaRoche, Francois ""Dick” Bourgeois, Lance LaBier, Frank O’Brien and Jim O’Brien. Honorary bearers were Bob Bergeron and Daryn LaBier. The family would like to give special thanks to the members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge 916 for the beautiful service they provided during the visiting hours. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski,Vt.
March 14
ESSEX CENTER — PRIOR, Russell Burnett — Funeral services were held for Russell Burnett Prior on Tuesday, March 14, 2000, at 4 p.m. in the Essex Alliance Church with Pastor Scott Slocum officiating. Scripture readings were by Pastor Joe Moore. Seated in the sanctuary were Pastor Larry Wakefield and the Rev. Peter Anderson. Musical selections including ""Beyond the Sunset,” ""Blessed Assurance,” ""Abide by Me,” and ""Great is Thy Faithfulness,” were provided by organist Jerry Bigenho. A beautiful solo of ""Amazing Grace” was presented by soloist June Guyette. Special words of remembrance were kindly shared with all attending by many close friends and family members. Delegations were present from Ethan Allen Lodge No. 72 F&AM and the Mary C. Burdick Chapter No. 6 OES of Jericho. Representatives were present from the Essex Alliance Church, Essex Center Grange and Jericho Congregational Church. Also attending were representatives from the Essex Senior Citizens of which Russell was a member and the Essex Classical Institute, where Russell was a board member. Spring burial will be in the Jericho Village Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Bearers were Bertie Boyce, Michael Catella and grandsons Charles Mannings, Jeffrey Mannings, Bradley Prior and Gregory Prior. A reception followed the funeral service in the church fellowship hall provided by the Essex Alliance Church. Arrangements were by the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home 1176 Main Street, Fairfax.
March 15
SOUTH BURLINGTON — NADEAU, John P. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Roland Rivard officiating. Assisting were Deacon Louis Meunier and Deacon Raymond Desilets. The pall was placed on the casket by Brian Nadeau, Mrs. Elaine Nadeau, Susan Pelley, and Carol Reynolds. Readings were proclaimed by Yvonne St. Germain and Dalene Rogers. Offertory gifts were presented by Jennifer Pelley, Mary Jane Donna, and Claude Donna. Music was provided by family member Karen Coffey. Present was an honor guard Knights of Columbus 4th Degree. In attendance were many friends, neighbors, and members of St. Anthony parish. Words of remembrance were offered by son Brian Nadeau, daughter Susan Pelley, and cousin Mary Jane Donna. Interment followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery with the Deacon Meunier reading committal prayers. Full military honors were accorded with the U.S. Flag being presented to his wife Elaine Nadeau by the Vermont Air National Guard. Bearers were Daniel Reynolds, Benjamin Reynolds, Aaron Reynolds, Howard Boyle, Randy Pelley, and George Plouffe. Arrangements were by Ready Funeral Home, South Chapel, Burlington.
SHELBURNE — SLATTERY, James F. Jr. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at 11 a.m. in St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Philip Lamothe officiating and assisted by Francis Poulin. Music was provided by Arthur Pare. Special words of remembrance were offered by grandson Jeffrey Lawrence and niece Kathy Monzonson. Attending were many relatives, friends and neighbors, parishioners of St. Catherine’s, and special family friends, Susan and Robert Schryer of Hinesburg, representatives from Vermont Heating and Ventilating and New England Air. Honorary bearers were Danny Provost and Basil Hennesey. Bearers were Ernie Bartlett, Jim Houston, David Brown, Charlie Spence, Alex Hamel and his grandsons, Jeffrey Lawrence, Jason Lawrence and Michael Slattery.
CHARLOTTE — TENNEY, Beverly A. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Gerald R. Ragis officiating. Readings were proclaimed by Mary Thorton. In attendance were many friends, neighbors, members of Mount Carmel Parish, and representatives from the IRS, IBM, CVU, Green Mountain Power, and Brooks Drugs. Interment followed the the Tenney Homestead Cemetery with the Rev. Ragis reading committal prayers. Bearers were Richard T. Tenney Jr., Frank W. Tenney, Daniel Delibac, Charles Lawyer, Kristopher C. Tenney-Lawyer, and Timothy E. Tenney. A reception following the services was provided by the Mount Carmel Parish Family. Arrangements were provided by Ready Funeral Home, South Chapel, Burlington.
March 16
COLCHESTER — GAGE, RHSJ, Sister Martha — A largely attended Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Thursday, March 16, 2000, at 2 p.m. in St. Joseph’s Chapel on the Fanny Allen Campus with the Most Rev. Kenneth A. Angell, Bishop of Burlington, as main celebrant. Concelebrants were the Rev. Francis Holland, the Rev. Joseph McCarthy, the Rev. Richard LaValley, the Rev. Walter Miller, the Rev. Joseph Hart, and the Rev. Lance Harlow. The readings were proclaimed by Sister Monica Rock and Lucille Greenough. Homilist was Father Holland. Prayers of the faithful were by Sister Bernadette Aube. The offertory gifts were presented by Sister Evaline Barrett and Mary Brooks. Music was provided by Gary Moreau. Attending were representatives from RHSJ of Montreal, Sisters of Mercy, Sisters of Providence, Sisters of Notre Dame of Namur, FAHC Spirtual Resources Department Head, the Rev. David Hamilton, and RHSJ Associates. Interment followed in Fanny Allen Cemetery with Father Holland reading committal prayers. Bearers were James Gage, Robert Yandow, Corey Yandow, Shawn Yandow, Mark Yandow, and Andy Moffatt. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home, South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
BURLINGTON — TUCKER, Clarence L. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Thursday, March 16, 2000, at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Benedict Kiely officiating. Attending were representatives from the Burlington Water Department, Barrett’s Trucking, Local IBEW 2326, Essex Junction, and many relatives, friends, and neighbors. Interment followed in Lake View Cemetery with Father Kiely reading committal prayers. Bearers were Donald Tucker Jr., Reggie Smith Jr., Dick Bergeron, Lyn Atkins, and Tom Dion. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home, South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road.
March 17
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March 19
RICHMOND — HASKINS, Francis E. ""Ped” — Funeral services were held Sunday, March 19, 2000, at 2:30 p.m. in Gifford Funeral Home, 22 Depot Street, Richmond, with the Rev. Robert Martens officiating. Remembrances were shared by granddaughters, Kasey and Katie Haskins and longtime friend, Donna Lewis. Burial will take place on May 8, 2000, at 11 a.m. in Maplewood Cemetery, Huntington. Pallbearers were Lealand, Edwin and Hugh Wheelock, Grant Lewis, Charles Lawyer and Neil Huyler. Attending the service were relatives and friends from Richmond, Huntington, Starksboro, Bolton and surrounding communities.
March 20
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March 22
ESSEX CENTER — BESSETTE, Fred John — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Wednesday, March 22, 2000, at 11 a.m. in St. Pius X Catholic Church in Essex Center with the Rev. William Giroux officiating. The readings were proclaimed by Mr. Bessett’s grandchildren, Joseph and Martina. The offertory gifts were presented by his grandchildren, Victoria, Hillary and David. Special memories of Fred were shared with the many in attendance by Captain Ken Dattilio. Music was provided by Rose Bacon and Lilly Ramsey. Tom Kirkpatrick played the bagpipes. An honor guard was presented by members of the South Burlington Police Association and members of the South Burlington Fire Dept., Essex Fire Dept., Essex Junction Fire Dept., Underhill Fire Dept., Ferrisburgh Fire Dept., UVM Rescue and South Burlington city hall employees. Among the many in attendance were delegations from the Vermont Army National Guard and IBM. Bearers were Assistant Chief Bob Wheel, Captain Jim Ploof, Captain Ken Dattilio, Captain Jim Robert, Lieutenant Gary Rounds and Lieutenant Gary Shangraw, all members of the South Burlington Fire Deparmtent. The final alarm was accorded the deceased in front of the South Burlington fire station by South Burlington Fire Department Chief Michael O’Neil awith Westford Fire Departmentment Assostant Chief Fred Bessette Jr. Assisting with the services were officers from the South Burlington Police Dept., Essex Junction Police Dept., Williston Police Dept, and the Winooski Police Dept. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.
COLCHESTER — FROEHLICH, Alfred H. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Wednesday, March 22, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. in Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Roger Charbonneau officiating. The offertory gifts were presented by his grandchildren, Crystal Costella and Kasey Froehlich. A poem was written and read by his granddaughter, Kelly Jean Froehlich. Words of remembrance were offered by his son-in-law, Paul Costella. The Fireman’s Final Alarm and Salute were given by members of the Burlington Fire Department at Burlington Fire Station 2 and Station 4. Attending were many relatives, friends and neighbors, representatives from the Burlington Fire Department, South Burlington Fire Department and retired Burlington Fire Department personnel. Interment followed in Holy Cross Cemetery with Father Charbonneau reading committal prayers. Bearers were Chief Dayton Contois, Battalion Chief Kevin Williams, Battalion Chief Steve Vidurek, Battalion Chief Robert Patnode, Capt. Fred Despirito and Capt. Chris Gilbert, all members of the Burlington Fire Department.
March 23
ALBURG — POISSANT, Rose R. – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Thursday, March 23, 2000, at 11 a.m. from Saint Amadeus Church. The celebrant was the pastor, Father Maurice U. Boucher SSE. Assisting was the Rev. Mr. Alan Vincelette, parish deacon. Also assisting was eucharistic minister, Duane Langlois. Ministers of the Altar were great-grandsons, Matthew Poissant, Nathan Gotshall, and Travis Arnold. The pall was placed on Rose’s casket by her granddaughters, Carmen Poissant and Linda Gotshall. The crucifix was placed on the casket by Carmen Poissant and later blessed by Father Boucher and presented to Rose’s daughter Lorraine Mumley. Readings from scripture were proclaimed by granddaughters, Cathy Tatro and Lisa Arnold. The Prayers of Intercession composed by Lisa Arnold were prayed by great-granddaughters, Sara Carson, Shawna Poissant, Elizabeth Tatro, Chantel Poissant and Ryleigh Poissant. As a part of the offertory procession roses were placed before the altar by Rose’s grandchildren, great-grandchildren, their spouses and fiances. Gifts for the eucharist were presented by Rose’s children and their spouses, Bernard and Betty Poissant, Paul and Anne Poissant, and Lorraine and Calvin Mumley. Special words of remembrance were shared by granddaughter, Cathy Tatro. Music was provided by soloist, Maurice Gauthier accompanied by organist, Carol Pellerin. A guard of honor was formed by members of the American Legion Ladies Auxilary, Creller-Landon Post 60, Alburg. Among the delegations in attendance were representatives from Alburg Town Offices, Northwestern Medical Center, The Peoples Trust, The Grain Shed, and Alburg Fire and Rescue. Interment followed in the family lot in Saint Amadeus Cemetery with Father Boucher assisted by Deacon Vincelette reading the committal prayers. The bearers were grandsons, Thomas Mumley, Mark Poissant, Michael Poissant, Anthony Poissant, and James Poissant and great-grandson, Tyler Gotshall.
March 24
JUPITER, Fla./WILLISTON — GREER, Kathryn (Dower) — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Friday, March 24, 2000, at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Williston with the Rev. Donald Ravey, celebrant, assisted by Roger Ross, lay minister. Music was provided by harpist Heidi Soons. Richard Greer and Fred Greer, sons, placed the pall on the casket. Pam McPherson read Psalm 109. The offertory gifts were brought to the altar by grandchildren Bayley Greer and Jesse and Luke Curran. The homily was given by her son-in-law, Dennis Curran. A prayer was read by Sharon Greer. Burial followed in the family lot in Resurrection Park Cemetery in South Burlington with Father Ravey reading committal prayers. Bearers were Richard Tarrant, Jeff Davis, Bob Cooper, Bill O’Brien Jr., Bill Shearer and Eugene O’Brien. Organizations attending the service included Greer’s Dry-Cleaning, Mills and Greer, and members of the Burlington Country Club. Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home, 71 S. Union St., Burlington, was in charge of arrangements.
March 25
BURLINGTON — BRUNNELLE, Charles Adrian — A service of remembrance and celebration of the life of Charles Adrian Brunnelle, who died Feb. 25, 2000, was celebrated on Saturday, March 25, 2000, at 2 p.m. in the First Congregational Church in Burlington with the Rev. Adrianne L. Carr officiating. Organist and soloist was Dr. David Neiweem. Eulogist was Wayne Spear, member of Ethan Allen Lodge 72, F&AM. Participating in the Masonic service were Bill Loney, Bob Wetzel, Larry Knapp, Tom Bouffard and Burt Bushey. Attending the service were members of the First Congregational Church, Masons, members of Cairo Temple Shriners of Rutland, neighbors and relatives from Ohio, Virginia, Illinois and Florida. A reception was held after the service hosted by the Women’s Fellowship of the church. Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home in Burlington in charge of arrangements.
EAST HIGHGATE — RIXFORD, Oscar Theodore — Funeral services for Oscar Theodore Rixford were held Saturday, March 25, 2000, at 2 p.m. in Holy Trinity Episcopal Church inSwanton. The officiant and homilist was the rector, the Rev. MarshaHoecker. Lectors were Ted’s sons, Brad and Steve Rixford. Daughter Ann Preston shared special words of remembrance. The organist was Robert Guerrina. A guard of honor was formed by members of the American Legion, Green Mountain Post One, St. Albans. Among the many delegations in attendance were representatives from Franklin Lamoille Bank led by president Steven Bourgeois, The Tyler Place, Vermont Senate, Highgate Town Offices, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Highgate Elementary School, and the law office of Arthur Heald. A private interment will take place at a later date in the family lot in East Highgate Cemetery.
March 26
WATERVILLE — BENNETT, Avis M. — Funeral services for Avis M. Bennett were held Sunday, March 26, 2000, at 2 p.m. in the Waterville Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Harold Brimmer officiating. A loving poem was recited by great-granddaughter Kelley Reardon. Special piano selections were provided by pianist Carolyn Hover including accompanying Dale and Rhoda Mingledorff as the duet sang ""Because He Lives” and accompanying soloist Melissa Towle as she sang ""Great Is Thy Truthfulness.” Carolyn also led the congregation in ""What A Friend We Have In Jesus.” Representatives were present from Lamoille County Home Health Agency and the Waterville town offices. Burial followed in the family lot in Mountain View Cemetery in Waterville with the Rev. Brimmer offering committal prayers. A luncheon reception was held at the church following the cemetery service, hosted by the Ladies of the Waterville Church of the Nazarene. Bearers were three grandsons, Ralph Barry II, Mark Bennett, and Dominick Genetti; one nephew, Farnum Emery; one great-grandson, Derek LaFountain; and a grandson-in-law, Charles Southmayd. Arrangements were by Hayes-Rich Funeral Home, 1176 Main St., Fairfax.
March 27
WINOOSKI — FRENCH,Gladys ""Sheila” McLeod — Funeral services for Gladys ""Sheila” McLeod French were celebrated Monday, March 27, 2000, at 11 a.m. in the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski with the Rev. Audrey McGinnis officiating. Words of remembrances were shared by her son Gary French. Interment followed at 1:30 p.m. in Pine Hill Cemetery in Brandon, Vt. with the Rev. Richard White offering committal prayers. Bearers were Gregory and Matthew Bean, and William and Geoffrey Birchard. Arrangements made by the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski.
March 28
ESSEX CENTER — BEAUREGARD, Mary-Anne — A largely attended Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, March 28, 2000, at 11 a.m. in St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. William Giroux officiating. Assisting was the Deacon Carl Adams. In attendance were many friends, neighbors, members from St. Pius X Parish, Fanny Allen Thrift Store, Essex High School, Howard Center for Human Services, the American Diabetes Association, and Champlain Vocational Services. Readings were proclaimed by Mary-Anne’s brothers Carl Beauregard and John Beauregard. Offertory gifts were presented by nieces, Amy Beauregard, Lisa Beauregard, Tanya Beauregard, Ashley Beauregard, and Danielle Beauregard. Music was provided by the St. Pius X Folk Group under the direction of David Riley. Words of remembrance were offered by friend Marie Lallier from Champlain Vocational Services, and by Mary-Anne’s niece Chelsea Beauregard. Interment followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery with the Rev. Giroux reading committal prayers. Bearers were nephews, Scott Beauregard, Mark Beauregard, Andrew Beauregard, Justin Beauregard, Tyler Beauregard, Matthew Beauregard, and Eric Beauregard. Arrangements were by Ready Funeral Home Mountain View Chapel, 68 Pinecrest Drive, Essex Junction.
BURLINGTON — LaPLANT, Yvonne — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, March 28, 2000, at 10 a.m. in St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Monsignor John McSweeney as main celebrant. Concelebrating was the Rev. Roger Charbonneau. Assisting was Deacon William Glinka. In attendance were many friends, neighbors, members of St. Mark’s parish,U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services and Heineberg Senior Housing. Readings were procaimed by grandson Timothy Rouille. Music was provided by soloist Mary O’Kane. The homily was given by Deacon Glinka. Interment followed in New Mount Calvary Cemetery with Deacon Glinka offering committal prayers. Bearers were Yvonne’s grandsons, Jeffrey Rouille, Timothy Rouille, Dennis Rouille, Chris Rouille, Mark Mallette and Barry Mallette. Arrangements were by Ready Funeral Home North Chapel, Burlington.
March 29
WINOOSKI — BARCOMB, Shirley M. — Funeral services were held on Wednesday, March 29, 2000, at 1 p.m. in the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski with the Rev. Gerald Bombardier officiating. The singing was by Tammy King. Interment followed in the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery with Father Bombardier offering committal prayers. Bearers were Tim McCann, Donald Thamart, Ron Bevins, Dan Bevins, Pat Tomasovich, Walt Bell and Manny Francis.
March 30
March 31
SOUTH BURLINGTON — WRIGHT, Merton Keith — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Friday, March 31, 2000, at 10 a.m. in St. John Vianney Church with the Rev. John Hamilton, celebrant. Organist and soloist was Gary Moreau. Altar servers were Frank Myers, Bea Buechler and Corinne Guiness. Readers were daughter-in-law Nicole Wright and son-in-law Robert Root. Grandchildren Billy and Bayley Greer, Anjali Root, and Stephanie Wright presented the gifts. Chris Perren shared fond memories of Mr. Wright, with Wilfred Desilets reciting the poem ""I’m Free.” Interment took place in Resurrection Park Cemetery with the Rev. Hamilton conducting the committal prayers. Attending the service were members of St. John Vianney Church, skaters and employees of Skateland, many area farmers and contractors, employees of IBM Greer Dry Cleaners, Hospice and VNA, neighbors and longtime friends. Arrangements were by Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home, 71 S. Union St., Burlington.

 

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