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December 23, 2006

Burlington Free Press Funerals Held 2/2000

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BFP February 2000 Funerals

Funerals Held

February 2000

February 1
ESSEX CENTER — DAWSON, Phillip E. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2000, at 9 a.m. in St. Pius X Church with the Rev. Francis Holland celebrant, assisted by Deacon Carl Adams. Altar server was Arthur LaRue. Music was provided by organist Janet Gallagher and soloist Myrna Phelps. Readings were proclaimed by Phillip Dawson II and Anne Dawson. Offertory gifts were brought to the altar by Phillip Dawson II and Anne Dawson. The funeral Mass was preceded by Rosary at Church at 8:30 a.m. led by Deacon Carl Adams. Burial followed in the family lot in Prospect Cemetery in Vergennes with Deacon Carl Adams reading committal prayers. Pallbearers were: Gary Potvin, Michael Veilleux, Michael Godin, Allan Dawson, John Storch, and Phillip Dawson II. Attending the service were members of St. Pius X Church, and Green Mountain Power. Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant Street, Essex Junction in charge of arrangements.
BURLINGTON — DUPREY, Blanche L. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2000, in St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral with the Rev. Thomas Ball officiating. Words of remembrance were given by son Wayne Duprey and granddaughter Melissa Mills. Gifts were brought to the altar by granddaughters Sue Duprey and Emily Duprey. Soloist was Celeste Hahn. Readings were proclaimed by Raymond Nichols. Altar servers were Conrad Gilbert and Raymond Nichols. Organist was Blanche Bonnette. Bearers were Robert Maynard, Jerry White, Alan Maynard, Richard Martell and Frank and Michael Chicoine. Representatives were present from 10 North Champlain St., IBM, Vermont National Bank and Chittenden Bank. Arrangements were by Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home, 72 S. Union St., Burlington.
SOUTH BURLINGTON — STANKEVICH, Charles V. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2000, at 10 a.m. in the St. John Vianney Catholic Church in South Burlington with the Rev. John Hamilton officiating. Concelebrants were the Rev. Raymond Doherty, S.S.E. and the Rev. Paul Couture, S.S.E. The readings were by Charles’ son Ron Stankevich and Ed Maculiewicz. The gospel was by Father Couture. The prayers of intercession were by Father Doherty. The homily was by Father Hamilton. Special memories of Charles were shared by his son Ron with family and friends in attendance including delegations from General Electric, Rice Memorial High School and St. Michael’s College. The music was by Yvonne Gravelin and Eileen Bouvier. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Springfield in the spring. Bearers were Ron Stankevich, Ed Maculiewicz, Gerald Blanchard, Gerard Grennon, Alex Abrami and Steve Cromack. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski, Vt.
February 2
ESSEX JUNCTION — DIETZEL Ph.D, Cleason Samuel — A celebration of the life of Sam Dietzel was held on Wednesday Feb. 2, at 10 a.m. in the Essex Alliance Church with Pastor Scott Slocum conducting the service. Music was provided by pianist Jerry Bigenho and soloist Jen Lavoie. Remembrances and reflections were shared by family and friends. A reception followed the service at church. Attending the celebration of Sam’s life were members of Essex Junction Schools, St. Michael’s College, University of Vermont, Lund Family Center, Grace United Methodist Church, Shelburne Farms, Project Home, Middlebury College and many Essex Junction Businesses, Chittenden County Mental Health Professionals and Prospect Street neighbors. Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant St., Essex Junction in charge of arrangements.
BURLINGTON — LaDUE, Edward J. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000, at 10 a.m. in St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Anthony Nachef officiating. Readings were proclaimed by Sister Marie Seely, FSA. Music was provided by soloist Mary O’Kane. Words of remembrance were shared by grandson Robert LaDue and granddaughter Denise O’Brien. Interment followed in New Mount Calvary Cemetery with the Rev. Nachef reading committal prayers. Bearers were Andy O’Brien, Robert Kohler, Edward LaDue, Robert LaDue and Ronald LaDue. Arrangements were by Ready Funeral Home North Chapel, Burlington.
February 3
February 4
WATERBURY — ADAMS, Richard W. Sr. — Memorial services were held in the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home in Waterbury on Friday at 2 p.m. for Richard W. Adams Sr., who passed away Feb. 2, 2000. The Rev. Joy Lowenthal, pastor of the Wesley United Methodist Church in Waterbury, officiated. Reflections were offered by Rosina Wallace and Kathy O’Dell-Thompson. Honorary bearers were Edward Griffiths, Kevin Warren, Sheldon Truax and Keith Thompson. A reception followed at the Stagecoach Inn in Waterbury. Later inurnment will take place in Reiter Settlement Cemetery in Dunkin, Quebec.
February 5
ESSEX JUNCTION — GARCIA, Geraldine B. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000, at 10 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Church in Winooski with the Rev. Richard Lavalley officiating. The readings were proclaimed by Thomas Kane. Special memories of Geraldine were shared with family and friends by her daughter, Kimberly. The music was provided by Lucille Dupont. Omitted from the obituary was that Geraldine was also survived by her aunt, Mabel Kelly. Interment followed in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery with Father Lavalley offering committal prayers. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to everyone from Hospice of the Champlain Valley for their kindness, care and support. Arrangements were by the La- Vigne Funeral Home, Winooski.
BURLINGTON — PEPIN, Clement H. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000, at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Roland Rivard officiating and assisted by Deacon Louis Meunier. The pall was placed on his casket by his brothers and sisters, Roland and Roger Pepin, Rose LaPointe, Doris Monell and Lucy Bouffard. The readings were proclaimed by his niece, Jeanette Cavanaugh. The offertory gifts were presented by his brothers and sisters. Music was provided by Kenneth and Christine Hebert. Attending were several relatives, friends and neighbors, and parishioners of St. Anthony’s Church. The U.S. flag was presented to his sister, Doris Monell, by the Vermont Air National Guard. Burial will be in Resurrection Park Cemetery. Bearers were James and William Monell, Tom and Tim Pepin, James Rainville and Frank LaPointe, all nephews. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
RICHMOND — RUSSELL, Elizabeth ""Betty” — A Service of Celebration for the Life of Elizabeth ""Betty” Russell was celebrated Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Barbara Purinton officiating. assisting Pastor Purinton was Glenn Russell, a grandson and theological student, who read scripture and shared special words of remembrance. Musical selections were played by Mary Jo Andrews, organist. Queen Esther Chapter 7, O.E.S. of Water bury conducted their service Friday evening at the funeral home. In attendance at the service were members of Richmond congregational church and Faith Baptist Church of Winooski, employees of Howard Bank, Village Green Florist, Green Mountain Power, many Richmond Town officials, neighbors, O.E.S. members, friends and relatives from Florida, Richmond business people and neighbors. Gifford Funeral Service, 22 Depot Street, in charge of arrangements.
BURLINGTON — SABIN, Clara B. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Waterbury on Saturday at 10 a.m. for Clara B. Sabin, who passed away Feb. 2, 2000. The Rev. Denis Breton officiated. Organist John Colby accompanied Tammy Fletcher in singing ""Amazing Grace.” Bearers were Jeff Sabin, Chris Sabin, Jay Sabin and Stephen Brown. Sons Robert Sabin and Ronald Sabin did the placing of the pall. Charline Sabin, Howard Guyette, Jamie Duquette and Brittney Duquette presented the offertory gifts. Jay Sabin and daughter Barbara Desjardins proclaimed the readings. The euologist was son Raymond Sabin Jr. Entombment followed services in the Hope Cemetery vault in Waterbury pending spring interment. The Perkins-Parker Funeral Home in Waterbury was in charge of arrangements.
February 6
February 7
WINOOSKI — ALDRICH, Robert J. — Funeral services were held on Monday, Feb. 7, 2000, at 10 a.m. in the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski with Pastor Emil ""Pony” Pornelos officiating. Interment followed in the Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington with Pastor Pony offering committal prayers. Bearers were David Ravelin, Richard Ravelin, Charles Ravelin III, Paul Kirby Jr., Donald Mitchell III and William Sanderson, Jr. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski Vt.
February 8
BURLINGTON — GONYO, Leward W. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2000, at 1 p.m. in the St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral in Burlington with the Rev. Benedict Kiely officiating. The reading was by Lee’s grandson Lee Kirby, who also shared special memories of his grandfather with the family and friends in attendance. The music was by Blanche Bonnette and Celeste Hahn. Interment followed in the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Winooski with Father Kiely offering committal prayers. Full military honors were accorded the deceased by members of the Vermont Air National Guard. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski, Vt.
STARKSBORO — LARROW, Mary Ellen — A largely attended Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2000, at 10 a.m. in the Holy Rosary Church, Richmond with the Rev. Ronald Benoit officiating. The reader was Casey Keefe with Mary and Larry Keefe presenting the gifts. Gale Hansen-Patenaude was soloist accompanied by Mary Jo Andrews, organist. Burial will take place in East Cemetery, Williston in the spring. Pallbearers were Timothy, Billy Jo and Casey Keefe, Neil and Peter Roberts and James Rocque Jr. Attending the service were communicants of Holy Rosary, employees of UVM, RBS Enterprises, FAHC, Addison Co. Home Health and Hospice, faculty and students of Robinson Elementary School of Starksboro and Mt. Abraham High School of Bristol, employees of Pepsi Cola, Hinesburg Gravel, and members of Jazzercise, neighbors and many longtime friends. Gifford Funeral Service, 22 Depot Street, Richmond was in charge of arrangements.
February 9
BURLINGTON — LUMBRA, Helen M. (Lagro) — Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2000, at 2 p.m. in the Ready Funeral Chapel, 934 North Ave., with the Rev. David Murphy officiating. Interment followed in Lakeview Cemetery with the Rev. Murphy offering committal prayers. Bearers were Kevin Rushlow, Thomas Dacres, Kim Rushlow, Scott Snider, Michael Snider and Derrick Kendrew, all grandchildren.
February 10
BURLINGTON — GERO, Ronald F. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2000, at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral with the Rev. Benedict Kiely officiating. Music was provided by organist Blanche Bonnette and soloist Celeste Hahn. Burial followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery with Father Kiely reading committal prayers. Full military honors were accorded with the American Flag being folded and presented to Mrs. Gero by the Vermont Army National Guard. Pallbearers were Erwin Robinson, Christopher Root, John Botala and Bob Wilbur. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home, South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
February 11
FLETCHER — DANIELS, Nelda H. — Funeral services for Nelda H. Daniels were held Friday, Feb. 11, 2000, at 1 p.m. in the Binghamville United Methodist Church in Fletcher with the Rev. Elizabeth Griffin officiating. Organist Norman Lavallee provided specially selected musical pieces including ""Amazing Grace” and ""Walk in the Garden.” Special loving words of remembrance were shared with all attending by a neighbor, Keller Ashley. Interment will be in the spring and at the convenience of the family. Bearers were Pierre Bathalon, Mike Cookson, Raymond Lamare, Joseph Buick and Ervin Buick. Arrangements were by the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home, 1176 Main St., Fairfax.
SHELBURNE/BURLINGTON — HATHAWAY, Mildred — A funeral service was held Friday, Feb. 11, 2000, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home in Burlington with the Rev. Sidney Lambert of the Shelburne First Methodist Church officiating. Burial followed in the family lot in Lakeview Cemetery with the Rev. Lambert conducting the committal prayers. Attending were representatives from Hackett, Valine and McDonald, neighbors, and friends. Bearers were Mrs. Hathaway’s grandchildren, Mike Ryan, Lori Darling, Robert, Dan and Stephen Morisseau. Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home, 71 S. Union St., Burlington, was in charge of arrangements.
JERICHO/SWANTON — MOORE, Robert Hugh — Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 11, 2000, at 2 p.m. in the Kidder Memorial Home in Swanton. Officiating was the Rev. David Smith, pastor of the Missisquoi River Charge including the Swanton Memorial United Methodist Church. Music was provided by organist and soloist Mary Jo Gillilan. Among the delegations in attendance were representatives from IBM, Fonda Container, UPIA Local 345, American Legion Post 1, St. Albans; and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Interment followed in the Moore family lot in the Highgate Center Cemetery with the Rev. Mr. Smith offering the committal prayers. The American flag, which draped the Korean veteran’s casket, was folded and presented to Robert’s son, Leslie Moore, by members of the Vermont Army National Guard. Honorary bearers were Charles Holbrook and Howard Reynolds. Active bearers were Richard Woodworth, Merland LaFrancis, George Lemnah, David Lemnah, Tracy Martin and Jack Sheehan. During the visitation at the funeral home Thursday evening, a Masonic ritualistic service was exemplified by members of Seventy-Six Lodge No. 14 with Howard Reynolds as Worshipful Master, Charles E. Levick Sr. as marshal, Truman Bosworth as chaplain, Harry Richard as senior warden, David W. Holbrook as junior warden, Charles Magnant as senior steward, and Arthur Speer, district Deputy Grand Master. Among Robert’s survivors is his sister, Mrs. George (Gladys) Lemnah of Winooski.
February 12
WILLISTON – PEAKE, Madeline H. — Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 12, 2000, at 11 a.m. in the Huntington Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Martens officiating. Soloist and pianist was Claire Hungerford. The Rev. Martens shared memories and poems written by several family members. Bearers were son Dale Peake, Eugene Raymond, Scott and Steven Tahair, Frank Cushing and Randy Little. Burial will take place in Maplewood Cemetery in the spring. Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home, Burlington, in charge of arrangements.
. ESSEX JUNCTION — RABIDOUX, Norman ""Roger” — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, Feb. 12, 2000, at 11 a.m. in St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Essex Junction with the Rev. Paul St. James officiating. Music was provided by Lloyd Goodrow. Special memories of Mr. Rabidoux were shared with the many in attendance by his niece, Jean Davis. Interment followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery with Father St. James offering committal prayers. Full military honors were accorded the deceased by members of the Vermont Air National Guard. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.
February 13
February 14
WESTFORD/ESSEX JUNCTION — CARON, Gerard E. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Valentine’s Day, Monday, Feb. 14, 2000, at 10 a.m. in Saint Luke’s Church, Fairfax, with Father Maurice Roy and Father John Feltz concelebrating assisted by Deacon Steve Ratte and Eucharistic Ministers Jeannette Wills and James Groseclose. Special musical selections were provided by organist and soloist Mary Jo Gillilan including, ""Ave Maria,” ”Do Not Be Afraid,” ""I Will Rely On My Lord,” ""I’ll Leave You Memories,” and the Canadian and United States National Anthems. Offertory gifts were presented by Sylvia and Doreen Caron. Representatives were present from Knights of Columbus Father Donald Kelly Council 10830, Pike Industries Inc., Westford Town Offices, and Saint Luke’s Church. A wake service was offered by Father Roy and the Knights of Columbus Father Donald Kelly Council 10830 Sunday evening at 7:30 during visiting hours with Grand Knight Ed Nuttall and Deputy Grand Knight Michael Theoret leading the large group of brother knights. Committal prayers followed the funeral Mass in church offered by Father Roy. Burial followed in the family lot in St. Luke’s Cemetery, Fairfax. A reception followed in Saint Luke’s Church provided by the Ladies of the Church. Bearers were: Richard Boudah, Richard Caron, Ronald Rogers, Alfred Roussin, Dennis Roussin and Bernard Thibault. Arrangements were by the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home, 1176 Main Street, Fairfax.
February 15
RICHMOND — RIVARD, Dema A. (Frechette) — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2000, at 11 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, Richmond, with the Rev. Ronald Benoit celebrant. Readers were Tim Kenney and Clint Buxton. Soloist was Gale H. Patenaude accompanied by organist Mary Jo Andrews. Burial will take place in Holy Rosary Cemetery in the spring. Pallbearers were Jeff Colburn, Clint Buxton, Tim Kenney and George Gifford. Attending the service were communicants of Holy Rosary Church, many former students, Brownway residents, Richmond business people and longtime friends. Gifford Funeral Service, 22 Depot St., Richmond, in charge of arrangements.
BURLINGTON — SHALOOHEY, Lorraine D. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2000, at 10 a.m. in St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Anthony Nachef as the main celebrant. Concelebrating was the Rev. Monsignor John McSweeney. Music was provided by Mary O’Kane. The offertory gifts were presented by granddaughters Andrea Letourneau and Elizabeth Sicard. Interment followed in New Mount Calvary Cemetery with Father Nachef offering committal prayers. Bearers were David, Matthew and Lucas Letourneau, Paul and Kevin Sicard, and Christopher Webb. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home North Chapel, 934 North Ave., Burlington.
February 16
BURLINGTON — DENNIS, Wilfred L. Jr. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2000, at 10 a.m. in St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Anthony Nachef officiating. Music was provided by Mary O’Kane. Burial followed in New Mount Calvary Cemetery with Father Nachef offering committal prayers. Full military honors were accorded with the American flag being folded and presented to Mr. Dennis’ daughter by the Vermont Army National Guard. Bearers were Alan and David Cadorette, Vincent and John Monfreda, and Jeremy and Travis Beaudette. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home North Chapel, 934 North Ave., Burlington.
February 17
HINESBURG — CHARLAND, Patricia ""Theresa” — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Thursday, Feb. 17, 2000, at 11 a.m. in St. Jude Catholic Church with the Rev. Francis Connors, celebrant. Maurice Goodrich read the scripture lessons and was the server. Tom Crowley was soloist and organist. Burial will take place in the spring. Bearers were her son, Walter ""Pete” Charland Jr.; her brother, Melvin Ward, and John Flanagan, Richard Wescott Jr., Richie Rogers and Roy Lane. Attending the service were communicants of St. Jude parish, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Coca-Cola employees and neighbors. Gifford Funeral Service, 22 Depot St., Richmond, was in charge of arrangements.
February 18
BURLINGTON — CARR, Lucina Cummings — A Service of Remembrance was held Feb. 18, 2000, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the First Congregational Church with the Rev. Adrianne Carr officiating. Pianist was Jack Austin. A poem, ""Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening,” by Robert Frost, was read by granddaughter, Cassandra Bourgeois. The 23rd Psalm was read by son, Rodney Carr, and words of remembrance were shared by son, Wendell Carr. Interment will take place in the spring. Attending the service were communicants of the First Congregational Church, employees of UVM, former neighbors, longtime friends, and relatives. Bearers were sons Wendell Carr and Rodney Carr, Bruce Bourgeois, David Resi, Mike Carr, and Bill Adams. Arrangements were by Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home.
February 19
February 20
February 21
WINOOSKI — ALLARD, Harvey C. — Funeral services were held on Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, at 11 a.m. in the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski, with the Rev. Gerald Bombardier officiating. Interment followed in the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery with Father Bombardier offering committal prayers. Bearers were Tom Conger, Todd Conger, Gail Cappuccilli, Raymond Landry, John Aruzza, and Jodi McDonald.
WINOOSKI — DAIGLE, Keith L. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, at 11 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Winooski, with the Rev. Richard Lavalley officiating. The readings were by Diane Potvin. The music was by Noreen Pelchat and Lucille Dupont. Words of remembrance were shared with the many in attendance by Keith’s mother Mrs. Jeanette Daigle. Among the many in attendance were representatives of IBM, AutoMaster, and Lang Associates. Interment followed in the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery with Father Lavalley offering committal prayers. Bearers were Michael Premsagar, Raymond Labrecque, Jeff Pelchat, Rob Pelchat, Bob Whitten and Peter Bissonnette. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski, Vt.
BURLINGTON/FAIRFAX — MAXFIELD, Harvey S. — Funeral services for Harvey S. Maxfield were held at the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home Monday, Feb. 21, 2000, at 2 p.m. with Father John G. Feltz of St. Luke’s Church officiating. Members of the VFW Burlington Post 782 including: Rick Chagnon, senior vice commander, Donald Sawyer, junior vice commander, James Cormier, chaplain, Robert Chicoine, officer of the day, and Walter Trepanier, service officer, conducted a prayer service during visiting hours. The United States flag was presented to the deceased veterans niece, Pauline Robar, by the VFW’s senior and junior vice commanders. Father Feltz offered committal prayers and burial followed in Saint Luke’s Cemetery. Bearers were: James Elsman, William Lancour, Patrick Collins and Ron Charland. Harvey was also survived by two sisters-in-law, Lucille Barnier and Rita Barnier; and two brothers-in law, Albert Baillargeon and his wife, Elizabeth, of Westford and Walter Badger and his wife, Catherine, of Essex. Arrangements were by the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home, 1176 Main Street, Fairfax.
February 22
BURLINGTON — LAVALLEY, Marion I. (Elder) — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. in the Christ The King Catholic Church in Burlington with Marion’s son, the Rev. Richard G. Lavalley as celebrant. Major con-celebrants were the Rev. Julien Laflamme, the Rev. Michael Deforge, the Rev. Bernard Bourgeois, the Rev. Gerald Bombardier, the Rev. Gerald Ragis, the Rev. Maurice Lavigne and the Rev. Roland Rivard. Other con-celebrants were the Rev. Stephen Hornat, S.S.E., the Rev. Brian Cummings, S.S.E., the Rev. Thomas Mattison, the Rev. Paul Houde, the Rev. Lance Harlow, the Rev. Pat Forman, the Rev. Marcel Rainville, S.S.E., the Rev. Raymond Doherty, S.S. E., the Rev. Yvon J. Royer, the Rev. Benedict Kiely, the Rev. Stephen Nichols, the Rev. Dan Jordan, the Rev. Charles Davignon, the Rev. Philip J. Branon, the Rev. Fred McLachlan, the Rev. Donald J. Ravey, the Rev. Mike Augustinowitz, the Rev. Reid C. Mayo, the Rev. Ronald A. Soutiere, the Rev. Peter A. Rousseau, the Rev. Paul St. James, the Rev. Frank S. Warzocha, the Rev. Charles Durham, the Rev. William Giroux, the Rev. Richard A. Fowler, the Rev. Francis E. Connors, the Rev. Bernard Gaudreau, the Rev. Conrad Bessette, the Rev. James M. Shea, the Rev. Roger L. Charbonneau, the Rev. Ronald Benoit, the Rev. Bob Richardson, the Rev. Brian E. Mead, the Rev. Maurice Roy, the Rev. Francis M. Holland, the Rev. Peter A. Routhier, and the Rev. Justin Baker with Deacon Louis Meunier. The readings were by Sister Margaret Mary Lyons. The gospel was by the Rev. Roland Rivard. The homily was by the Rev. Richard G. Lavalley. Final commendations were by the Most Reverend Bishop Kenneth A. Angell. Chaplains to the Bishop were the Rev. MSGR John McSweeney, V.G. and the Rev. Wendell Searles, V.G. Master of Ceremonies was the Rev. Walter D. Miller. Among the many in attendance were parishioners from Christ The King Church, St. Francis Xavier Church, and the Sisters of Mercy, Sisters of Providence and the Religious Hospitaliers of St. Joseph. The music was by the St. Francis Xavier Church Choir. The ushers were Ronald Crosby, Jim Howley, Dave Erkson and Joseph McGonagle. Interment followed in the Resurrection Park Cemetery in South Burlington with Marion’s son, Father Richard G. Lavalley offering committal prayers. Bearers were Richard E. Lavalley, Arnold Sharp Sr., Arnold Sharp Jr., and James Elder Jr. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski, Vt.
February 23
February 24
BURLINGTON — FRASER, Kevin James — A well-attended funeral service celebrating the life of Kevin James Fraser was held Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000, at 2 p.m. in Christ Church, Presbyterian, with the Rev. Rebecca Strader officiating. Assisting was Deacon Charles Gear. Readings were proclaimed by Kevin’s son, Christopher Fraser; stepmother Victoria Fraser, and sister Maury Tooley. Music was provided by organist Ken Wolvington. In attendance were many friends, relatives and members of the church. Words of remembrance were shared by Kevin’s brother, Mark Fraser, Christopher Fraser, fiancee Cecile Mongeon, and by many of his friends. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery. Bearers were Mark Fraser, David Tooley, William Hudson, Joe Mongeon, Harold Barnes, Stanley Barnes and Louis LaRose. For those who wish, contributions may be made to the Christopher Fraser Educational Trust, c/o James Fraser, 650 Van Sicklen Road, Williston, Vt. 05495, or to COTS, P.O. Box 1616, Burlington, Vt. 05402. Arrangements were by Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
February 25
BURLINGTON — FREEMAN, George — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Friday, Feb. 25, 2000, at 10 a.m. in St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Anthony Nachef officiating. Words of remembrance were offered by his son, John Freeman, and his brother-in-law, Richard MacKenzie. Interment followed in Lakeview Cemetery with Father Nachef offering committal prayers. Full military honors were accorded, with the U.S. flag being presented to his wife, Mary MacKenzie Freeman, by the Vermont Air National Guard. Bearers were John Freeman, Richard MacKenzie, Richard Freeman, Scott Smith, and Douglas and Jason Jewett. The VFW, Howard Plante Post No. 782, conducted its funeral service Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road.
February 26
WILLISTON — GADAREE, Richard R. ""Sam’‘ — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church with the Rev. Donald Ravey, celebrant. Catherine M. Arbuckle, sister of Mr. Gadaree, and Pat Sweetser, sister-in-law of the deceased, presented the gifts. Organist and soloist was Annette Bouchard. Bruce Gadaree, Richard’s son, shared memories and reflections of his father. Burial will take place in East Cemetery in Williston in May. Bearers and honor guard were Vermont state troopers Major R.J. Vallie, Cpt. Mark Metayer, Lt. Alan Buck, and Lt. Chris Reinfurt; senior troopers Ralph Chilton, Bob Halpin, Jim Deeghan and Trooper Tim Hanley. Attending the service were many Vermont state trooper retirees, Jack Rouille representing Sen. Patrick Leahy’s office, communicants of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, residents of French Hill Manor, and former classmates. Gifford Funeral Service, 22 Depot St., Richmond, was in charge of arrangements.
SOUTH BURLINGTON — MARQUIS, Gerald M. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at 10 a.m. in St. John Vianney Catholic Church in South Burlington with the Rev. John Hamilton officiating. The readings were proclaimed by Bob Wilkins. Altar servers were Dr. Jay Keller, Paul Pouliot and Corinne Guinness. The offertory gifts were presented by Beverly, Michael and Alisa Poulin. A poem and special words of Gerald were shared with the many in attendance by his son-in-law, Michael Poulin. Music was provided by Lucille Dupont. Interment followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery with Father Hamilton offering committal prayers. Full military honors were accorded the deceased by members of the Vermont Army National Guard. Bearers were Christopher Poulin, Darryl Mongeon, Jeffery Langevin, Jamie Langevin, Shawn Langevin and Robert Ryan. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Wooski.
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February 29
MIDDLEBURY — SARGENT, Richard R. — A Mass of Christian Burial for Richard R. Sargent, who passed away on Feb. 25, 2000, was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000. Celebrant was the Rev. John McDermott, Pastor. Organist was Kevin Parizo. Interment and committal services were held at Maple Cemetery in Lincoln. Pallbearers were: Randy Sargent, David E. Allen, Corey Pratt, Jody Charron, Andrew Charron, Brian Charron, Chris Wideawake and Gil Wideawake. Sanderson Funeral Service was in care of the arrangements.

 

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