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Burlington Free Press Funerals Held 07/2001

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<br /> BFP July 2001 Funerals

Funerals Held

July 2001

July 1
 

JERICHO
FAY, Donald Brown — Funeral services were held Sunday, July 1,
2001, at 1 p.m. in the Jericho Center Congregational Church with the Rev.
Peter Anderson, pastor, officiating. Soloist was Ken Hebert accompanied by his
wife, Christine Hebert, at the organ. Special musical selections were sung by
Ken Hebert, Charlotte Bassett, Marjorie Cross and Mr. Fay’s daughter-in-law,
Karen Fay. Burial took place in Jericho Center Cemetery with the Rev. Anderson
conducting the committal prayers. Bearers, all grandchildren, were Melissa and
Erik Johnson, and Dan, Jessie, Zachary, Liz and Christopher Fay. Attending the
service were many members of the church, former and present Jericho town
officials, area farmers, and many neighbors and longtime friends. Gifford
Funeral Service, 22 Depot St., Richmond, was in charge of arrangements.

 
July 2
 
WILLISTON — BROWN,
Lester C. Jr.
— A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 2,
2001, in the chapel at the Vermont Veterans Cemetery in Randolph Center with
the Rev. Dr. Barbara Purinton, pastor of the Richmond Congregational Church,
officiating. Burial took place in the Veterans Cemetery with full military
honors conducted by the Vermont Air Guard with the presentation of the flag
to Mrs. Brown. Attending the service were relatives from Connecticut, New
Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts and friends and neighbors from
Williston. Gifford Funeral Home, Richmond, was in charge or arrangements.
 
SOUTH BURLINGTON —
MANSEAU, Donald F. Sr
. — Graveside services for Donald F. Manseau Sr.,
who died June 10, 2001, will be held Monday, July 2, at 11 a.m. in
Resurrection Park Cemetery with Deacon Joseph Lane officiating. Music will be
provided by Mary Jo Gillilan. Arrangements are by the La- Vigne Funeral Home,
Winooski
 
COLCHESTER — PROVOST,
Gary W
. — A largely attended Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated
Monday, July 2, 2001, at 11 a.m. in Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in
Colchester by the Rev. Roger Charbonneau. Music was provided by Mary O’Kane.
The readings were proclaimed by nieces Amy Vassel and Wendy Verret. The
offertory gifts were presented by Amy Vassel and Wendy Verret and nephews
Peter, Scott and Jason Smith. Words of remembrance written by the family were
read by family friend Dick Greene. Attending were representatives from IBM of
Essex Junction, T. S. Peck Insurance, Fanny Allen Rehabilitation; and many
other friends and relatives. Burial followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery in
South Burlington with Father Charbonneau offering committal prayers. Bearers
were Robert Campolungo, Robert Viau, Stuart King, Gary Langevin, Louis
Cardinal and Dick Greene. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home South
Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
 
SWANTON/HOLLYWOOD, Fla. —
Graveside services for Alese Shapiro, 78, of Swanton, and Hollywood,
Fla, will be Monday July 2, 2001. Mrs. Shapiro passed away at her winter home
in Florida. Services will be at the Norwich University Cemetery on Dole Hill
in Northfield. Kingston Funeral HOme in Northfield is in charge of
arrangements.
 
BURLINGTON — SHEEHAN,
Timothy J
. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday, July 2,
2001, at 11 a.m. in St. Mark Catholic Church in Burlington by the Rev. John J.
Whalen. The readings were proclaimed by Sister Marie Feely. The offertory
gifts were presented by Tim’s nieces, Christina Sheehan, Kelly Sheehan, and
Jessica Duncan. Music was provided by Christine and Kenneth Hebert. Interment
followed in New Mount Calvary Cemetery with Father Whalen offering committal
prayers. Honorary bearers were Chris Haley, Greg Roy, Ron Marrier, Mike
Adamson, John Leonard, Jeff Gilbert, Eric Gingras and Pete White. Arrangements
were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski
 
July 3
 


BURLINGTON — CHAGNON, Richard A. Chagnon — A Mass of Christian
Burial was celebrated by Father John Feltz on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in St. Mark
Church. The eulogy was delivered by Pete Chagnon, his brother. A combined
honor guard was formed by the Essex chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of
America, The Essex VFW and Auxiliary, the Colchester American Legion Post
and the Burlington VFW, Howard Plante Post. Among the large attendance of
friends and aquaintances was representation from the U.S. Postal Service
letter carriers. The Burlington Elks Lodge met at the Elmwood-Meunier
Funeral Home on Wednesday for its thoughtful ritual, and the VVA also met
and delivered a very heartfelt tribute. Interment followed the Mass in
Lakeview Cemetery, where Father Feltz conducted the committal service. Full
military honors were then accorded by the Vermont air National Guard.
Bearers were Mike and Robert Colby, Tom Cilley and Pat Boyden, all members
of VVA, and Kevin Green and Rod Bralich. Arrangements were by Elmwood-Meunier,
97 Elmwood Ave., Burlington.

 

ST.
ALBANS — KITTELL, Louella Chadwick — Largely attended funeral
services for Louella C. Kittell, who died June 27, 2001, were held Tuesday at
11 a.m. in the First Congregational Church with Pastor Mary Beth Hutchinson
officiating. Music was provided by the church choir with Lynn Smith directing
and Doris Hughes, organist. Special solos ""Amazing Grace,” ""The Lord’s
Prayer” and ""In the Garden” were sung by Larry King. Psalm 23 was read by
caregiver Shirley Peltier, and a poem, ""The Lonely Voyage,” was read by
Marsha Yates. Words of remembrance were offered by Joan Wilson and Dr. Taylor
Yates. Many in the congregation spoke of their fondest memories of Miss
Kittell. In attendance were Miss Kittell’s caregivers, who were so appreciated
during her final illness, and representatives of organizations to which she
belonged: Captain Jedediah Hyde Chapter of the Daughters of the American
Revolution, Zeta Chapter of Delta Gamma Society, Welden Chapter 79, OES, St.
Albans Chamber of Commerce, Franklin County Museum, St. Albans Historical
Society, Vermont Retired Teachers Association, Franklin County Retired
Teachers Association, St. Albans Garden Club, St. Albans Free Library, and the
deacons and trustees of the First Congregational Church. Also attending were
representatives from Verdelle Village ECF, Rachel’s Styling Salon, Total Yard
Care, St. ul’s United Methodist Church, Brown Cahill, Gawne & Miller,
attorneys; Stratavest Group, Franklin Lamoille Bank, Franklin County Home
Health Agency, St. Albans mayor, city manager and other city officials,
Georgia Historical Society, the King’s Daughters, Sheldon Cemetery
Association, many former patrons of Miss Kittell’s Tourist Home, and former
students. Casket bearers were Larry King, A. James Cota, Dr. Taylor Yates,
David Kimel, Warren Hamm, and Dr. Deogracias Esguerra, Jr. Following the
church service, a luncheon was served in the parlors by church members. Burial
was at 2 p.m. in the Kittell family lot in Sheldon Village Cemetery with
Pastor Hutchinson offering committal prayers. Arrangements were by the Heald
Funeral Home, St. Albans.

 


BURLINGTON — PREAVY, Carmine J. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated by Father Thomas Ball on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Cathedral of the
Immaculate Conception. Interment will follow in St. Peter Cemetery in
Plattsburgh, N.Y. Bearers were James and Jonathan Harris, Matthew Glade,
Norman Robitaille, Dwight Dion and Gilbert Wood. Arrangements were by Elmwood-Meunier.

 
 
July 5
 

WINOOSKI
CLARK, Eugene ""Butch Jr. — Funeral services were held on Thursday,
July 5, 2001, at 11 a.m. at LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski with the Rev.
Benedict Kiely officiating. Interment followed in the St. Francis Xavier
Cemetery with Fr. Kiely offering committal prayers. Bearers were Brad Clark,
Jerry Bushey, Sam Soule, John Bailey, Jason Deuso and Matt Pratt.

 


COLCHESTER — GENTES,Vilas A. Sr. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated on Thursday, July 5, 2001, at 11 am in Our Lady of Grace Roman
Catholic Church in Colchester by Rev. Jay Haskin. Con-celebrating were the
Rev. Marcel Rainville, S.S.E. and the Rev. William Giroux. Music was provided
by St. Michael’s College Liturgical Choir and St. Pius X Folk Group. The pall
was placed by Mr. Gentes’ children, Albert Gentes, Jo-Ann Blow, Patricia
Alberts, Vilas Gentes, Jr. and Shela Marcelle. The offertory gifts were
presented by grandchildren Becky Burt, Rachel Blow, Heather Burritt, Joanna
Alberts, Stazy Warner, Vicki Gabert and Rachel Gentes. Words of remembrance
were offered by family friend Pat Pike. Burial followed in Fort Ethan Allen
Cemetery with Fr. Haskin reading committal prayers. Full military honors were
accorded with the American Flag being folded and presented to Mrs. Gentes by
the Vermont Army National Guard. Pallbearers were grandsons Alan Gentes, Tom
Gabert, Chris Burt, Adam Burritt, Jason Gentes and nephew Larry Charbonneau.
Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home Mountain View Chapel, 68 Pinecrest
Drive, Essex Junction, Vt.

 
July 6
 

SOUTH
BURLINGTON — AHERNE, George F. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, July 6, 2001, in Christ the King Church in
Burlington by the Rev. Roland Rivard. Music was provided by organist Lois
Desautels. Soloist was Nancy Greene. Readings were proclaimed by
granddaughters Sandra Dickin and Martha Bloom. The offertory gifts were
brought to the altar by Carol Hauke and Anne Hauke. Words of remembrance
were shared by niece Joyce French, grandson Steven Hauke, and son-in-law
William R. Hauke Jr. Bearers were grandsons David and Steven Hauke, and Paul
Dickin and Matthew Bloom. Burial will take place Monday, July 9, at 1 p.m.
in Melrose Cemetery in Brockton, Mass. Attending the service were
representatives from Champlain College, Pillsbury Manor, Mater Christi
School and members of Christ the King Church. Corbin and Palmer Funeral
Home, 71 S. Union St., Burlington, was in charge of arrangements.

 

WINOOSKI
LANGLOIS, Deacon Norman S. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Friday, July 6, 2001, at 11 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Catholic
Church in Winooski by the Most Rev. Kenneth A. Angell, bishop of Burlington.
Chaplains to the bishop were the Rev. Richard Lavalley and the Rev. Bernard
Gaudreau, director of the diaconate. Concelebrants were the Rev. Bernard
Bougeois, the Rev. Peter Rousseau and the Rev. Joseph Sullivan. Master of
ceremonies was the Rev. Walter Miller. The readings were proclaimed by Thomas
Kane. The gospel was read by Deacon Eugene Herrick. The homily was delivered
by Father Lavalley. In the sanctuary were Deacon John Place, Deacon Paul
Lissandrello, Deacon Clifford Chagnon, Deacon Jack Rixon, Deacon Thomas
Cooney, Deacon Al Vincelette, Deacon Joseph Lane, Deacon Alfred Toborg, Deacon
Raymond Desilets, Deacon Steve Ratte, Deacon Louis Meunier and Deacon John
Guarino. Altar server was Dwight Baker. Music was provided by the St. Francis
Xavier Church Choir. Interment followed in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery with
Father Lavalley and Father Bourgeois offering committal prayers. Arrangements
were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.

 

ROUSES
POINT, N.Y. — MARNES, Mae — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated
Friday, July 6, 2001, in St. Patrick Church in Rouses Point, N.Y., for Mae
Marnes, who passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2001, in South Burlington, Vt. The
Rev. Wilfred DeRoche celebrated the Mass with the Rev. Normand Cote
concelebrating and Deacon Noel Hinerth assisting. An honor guard was provided
by the Legion of Mary and the Catholic Daughters of America. The organist was
Buffy Little. The soloists were Penny Treggett and Mitch Willette. Bearers
were Jason Rivers, Ronald Begor, Normand LaFountain, Milo Marnes, George
Marnes and Lee Wetherbee. Scripture passages were read by Milo Marnes, Silva
Marnes and Jerolyn Wright. A eulogy was given by Donna Maynard. Burial
followed at Maple Hill Cemetery, where the Rev. Wilfred DeRoche and the Rev.
Normand Cote recited committal prayers. Arrangements were with the Clark
Funeral Home, Rouses Point.

 


BURLINGTON — SOURDIFF, Theresa Hebert — A Mass of Christian Burial
was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph Co-Cathedral by the Rev.
Stephen Hornat. Representatives were present from the Sisters of Mercy, the
Religious Hospitalers of St. Joseph, and the VNA. Interment followed in St.
Catherine Cemetery with Deacon Henry Furman offering the committal prayers.
Bearers were Ernie Hoffman Jr., Travis Hoffman, Chris Safford, David Macomber,
Mark Hamlin and Mike Boivin, all grandsons. Arrangements were by Boucher and
Pritchard Funeral Directors.

 
July 7
 

ESSEX
JUNCTION — DONAHUE, Robert P. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated in the Chapel of St. Michael the Archangel at St. Michael’s
College at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2001, by the Rev. Stephen Hornat, S.S.E.
Concelebrating were the Rev. Richard Berube, S.S.E., the Rev.Michael
Cronogue, S.S.E., the Rev. Richard Vanderweel, S.S.E., the Rev. Paul
Couture, S.S.E., the Rev. Charles Ranges, S.S.E., the Rev. Paul St. James
and Deacon Henry Furman. Music was provided by Jerome Monachino. The
readings were proclaimed by Bob’s friends, Al Overton and Dr. John Scholan.
The offertory gifts were presented by daughter Melissa Gregg and
daughters-in-law Ginny, Pamela and Angela Donahue. Words of love and
remembrance were shared by Bob’s son, Kent, and friend, Jan Riordan.
Attending were family, friends and neighbors, representatives from St.
Michael’s College, staff and members from Racquet’s Edge, village of Essex
Junction trustees, friends from the many charities he worked with, and
numerous business associates. Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery in
Northfield, where full military honors were accorded by the Vermont Air
National Guard, which included the U.S. flag presented to Bob’s wife,
Lynnette. Bearers were his sons, Michael, Joseph, Robert and Kent,
son-in-law Gary Gregg and nephews Stephen Donahue. Arrangements were by
Ready Funeral Home, Mountain View Chapel, 68 Pinecrest Drive, Essex
Junction.

 

WINOOSKI
ROCK, Kathleen M. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated
Saturday, July 7, 2001, at 10 a.m. in St. Stephen Catholic Church in Winooski
by the Rev. Benedict Kiely. The readings were proclaimed by Jeff Buehner.
Words of remembrance were shared by Kathleen’s granddaughter, Alicia. Music
was provided by Celia Kenyon Asbell. Interment followed in Resurrection Park
Cemetery in South Burlington with Father Kiely offering committal prayers.
Bearers were Jeff Horn, Michael Horn, Todd Horn, Jeff Kellett, James Gabaree
and Mark Ellwood. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.

 
July 8
 

FLETCHER
SUSTIC, Thomas William — Funeral services for Thomas William Sustic,
who passed away on July 4, 2001, were held on Sunday at 2 p.m. in the
Binghamville United Methodist Church with the Reverend Elizabeth Griffin
officiating. Vocal and instrumental music for the service was provided by
Karen and Pete Sutherland with the assistance of several friends, family
members and students. Memories were shared by Tom’s parents, Mark and Deborah,
his oldest sister, Barbara, his cousin Janel, and friends and caregivers Nancy
Divenere, Dr. Fred Holmes, Anne Standish and Kathy Kelly The church was filled
to capacity with many standing. Among those attending were representatives of
Franklin West Supervisory Union, Franklin Central Supervisory Union, Franklin
Northeast Supervisory Union, Franklin Northwest Supervisory Union, Bellows
Free Academy-Fairfax (staff, faculty, School Board and students), Fletcher
Elementary School, St. Albans City Elementary School, St. Albans Town
Educational Center, Swanton Elementary School, Enosburg Elementary School,
Fletcher Allen Health Care (Pediatric Department, Oncology Department, The
Children’s Specialty Center and medical staff), Mousetrap Pediatrics, Parent
to Parent of Vermont, Northwestern Medical Center, Franklin County Home
Health, Vermont Parent Information Center, Northwestern Counseling and Support
Services, The Family Center, University of Vermont, Vermont Departments of
Education, Health, Social and Rehabilitation Services, Aging and Disabilities,
and PATH, Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children, Hudak Farm,
Franklin County Early Childhood Programs, American Red Cross, Senator James
Jeffords’ office, Fletcher General Store, Child Care Fund of Vermont, Georgia
Health Center, Cedar Brook Associates, Champlain Valley Festival, Flynn Center
for the Performing Arts, Dewitt Excavating, and many other neighbors, friends
and family. Casket bearers were Tom’s cousins Ryan and Kyle Sustic, and his
friends Aidan Grace, Dean Mannings, Silas Barbour, Dr. Brad Freisen, Kit
Wright and Tyler Stratton. Interment followed in the family lot in St. Luke’s
Cemetery in Fairfax with Pastor Griffin offering committal prayers. Family
friend Kenneth McKenzie provided bagpipe selections at the cemetery to start
the committal service. Arrangements were by the Heald Funeral Home of St.
Albans.

 
July 9
 

SOUTH
BURLINGTON — CHASE, Doris Marjorie Dopp — A graveside service was
held in Lake View Cemetery, Burlington, overlooking Lake Champlain on Monday
July 9, 2001. The service was conducted by the Rev. David Murphy of the
First United Methodist Church and Joyce Phelps, First Reader of the First
Church of Church Scientist, both of Burlington. Hymns were led by a quartet
made up of Betty Burbank, Ann Barber, Susan Deppe Oakland, and Steve
Oakland. Among the many friends, neighbors and family present were members
of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, the Methodist Church, the Christian Science
Church and the Unity Church of Vermont. A family gathering took place after
the service at the home of Marjorie and Russell’s nephew, Thomas Chase and
his wife, Tammy on Mallet’s Bay.

 


HUNTINGTON — KNIGHT, Beatrice — A large gathering of friends and
neighbors filled the Huntington Baptist Church on Monday July, 9, 2001, at 11
a.m. to pay their last respects to Beatrice Knight, a well-known and dearly
loved member of the church and community. The Rev. Robert Martens officiated
at the service with reflections shared by family members and friends. Musical
selections were sung by the church choir accompanied by Mrs. Martens,
organist. Burial took place in Maplewood Cemetery, Huntington, with the Rev.
James Gangwere of Calvary Baptist Church, Essex Junction conducting the
committal prayers. Pall bearers were Charlie and Chuck Lawyer, Ted Sargent,
Ted Bruce, Jesse Barron and Emory Knight, Jr. Attending the service were
members of Huntington Baptist and Calvary Baptist Churches, Huntington and
Richmond town officials, employees of Creative Labels of Vermont, Morency
Masonry, Nathaniel Electronics, Select Design, Place Masonry, Vermont Pure
Spring, and Richmond and Huntington business people. Gifford Funeral Service,
22 Depot St., Richmond, is in charge of arrangements.

 


BURLINGTON — ROBERTS, Donna J. — Funeral services were held on
Monday, July 9, 2001, at 10 a.m. in the Ready funeral Chapel, 261 Shelburne
Rd. with the Rev. Thomas Ball officiating. Music was provided by Roger Giroux.
Words of remembrance were offered by Ron Roberts and Evelyn Guillette.
Attending were many relatives, friends and neighbors. Interment followed in
Lake View Cemetery with the Rev. Ball reading committal prayers. Bearers were
Ron Roberts, Paul Roberts, Peter Roberts, Marty Chicoine, John Steimel and
Steve Guillette.

 
July 10
 


COLCHESTER — LAUZON, Walter R. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at 10 a.m. in St. Mark Roman Catholic
Church by the Rev. John Feltz. The pall was placed on Walter’s casket by his
sisters, Carol Upston, Noreen Murphy, Jeanne Bailey and Mary Paule Hill.
Readings were proclaimed by Carol and Jeanne. Offertory gifts were presented
by Mary Paule Hill and nephew Liam Murphy. Mr. Lauzon’s niece, Sara Small, was
the eucharistic minister. Music was provided by organist Christine Hebert and
soloists Ken Hebert and Charles Auer. Reflections and words of remembrance
were shared by Noreen Murphy. In attendance were many friends, neighbors and
members of St. Mark parish. Interment followed in New Mount Calvary Cemetery
with the Rev. Feltz offering committal prayers. Bearers were Rodney Bushey,
Liam Murphy, Brian Murphy, Keith Rogers, Scott Rogers, Ryan Chase, Nelson
Gomez and William Murphy Sr.

 
July 11
 

ESSEX
JUNCTION — CLIFFORD B. RIVERS, SR. — A Mass of Christian Burial
celebrating the life of Clifford Rivers was held Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at
10 a.m. in Holy Family Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Francis Holland
officiating. Concelebrating was the Rev. Richard Lavalley. Readings were
proclaimed by Mr. Rivers’ grandsons, Kurt Dufresne and Scott Carlson. Music
was provided by the Resurrection Choir, composed of many family friends. The
eulogy was shared by the Rev. Lavalley. In attendance were many friends,
neighbors, and members of Holy Family parish. Arrangements were by Ready
Funeral Home Mountain View Chapel, Essex Junction.

 
July 12
 

HYDE
PARK — RIVARD, Roger G., 33, passed away peacefully at his home
Tuesday, July 3, 2001. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday,
July 12, in the Second Congregational Church of Hyde Park with a potluck
luncheon immediately following the service.

 
July 13
 


BURLINGTON — CLAIRMONT, Thomas Paul Sr. — A largely attended Mass
of Christian Burial was celebrated Friday, July 13, 2001, at 11 a.m. in
Christ the King Roman Catholic Church by the Rev. Roland Rivard.
Concelebrating was the Rev. Wendell Searles assisted by Deacon Louis Meunier.
The crucifix was placed on his casket by his wife, Mrs. Ruth Clairmont. The
readings were proclaimed by Father Searles. The offertory gifts were
presented by his grandchildren, Travis, Caitlin, and Paige Clairmont. Music
was provided by Jerome Monachino. Words of remembrance were shared by his
son, Gregory Clairmont. His grandson, Travis, wrote a tribute titled
""Poppy” and was read by Father Searles. Attending were several relatives,
friends, and neighbors. Ushers were Lori and Scott Kelly. Interment followed
in Resurrection Park Cemetery in South Burlington with Father Rivard
offering committal prayers. Full military honors were accorded with the U.S.
flag being presented to his wife by the Vermont Air National Guard. Bagpipe
music was provided by Thomas Kirkpatrick at the cemetery. Bearers were
Edward Bolin, James Mumford, Mark Clairmont, Robert Clairmont, Dave
Clairmont, Gary Clairmont, Kevin Clairmont and James Clairmont. Arrangements
were by the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road.

 


COLCHESTER — LEONARD, Sister Marie Leonard, R.H.S.J. — A Mass of
Christian Burial was celebrated Friday, July 13, 2001, at 2 p.m. in St. Joseph
Chapel in Colchester with the Most Rev. Kenneth A. Angell, bishop of
Burlington, presiding. Concelebrants were the Rev. Francis Holland, the Rev.
Charles Ranges, S.S.E., the Rev. Stephen Hornat, S.S.E., and the Rev. Edward
Hart. Master of ceremony was the Rev. Walter Miller. The pall was placed by
Sister Bernadette Aube, R.H.S.J., and Sister Rita Valley, R.H.S.J. The
readings were proclaimed by Sister Mary Magdalen, R.H.S.J., and Nancy Curran.
The gospel and homily were given by Father Holland. The offertory gifts were
presented by Sister Helen Hebert, R.H.S.J., and Judy Harnois. Music was
provided by organist Christine Hebert and the Sisters of the Religious
Hospitalers of St. Joseph. Interment followed in St. Joseph Cemetery on the
Fanny Allen campus with Father Holland and Father Hart offering committal
prayers. Bearers were Ernie Loveland, Skip Loveland, Maxie Perrotta and David
Dennis. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.

 
July 14
 


COLCHESTER — GARDNER, LeRoy G. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Saturday, July 14, 2001, at 10 a.m. in Holy Cross Catholic Church
in Colchester by the Rev. Roger Charbonneau. The pall was placed by Jeannette
and Harold Raccine. The readings were proclaimed by Jeannette Raccine and
Debra Lague. The offertory gifts were presented by Tonya and Tina Lewis. Words
of remembrance were shared by Richard Lewis. Music was provided by Mary O’Kane.
Altar rvers were Sister Carmen Proulx, Leonel Sabourin and Norbert Vogl.
Interment followed in Holy Cross Cemetery with Father Charbonneau offering
committal prayers. Full military honors were accorded the deceased by members
of the Vermont Army National Guard. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral
Home Winooski.

 


SOMERVILLE, Mass. / ESSEX JUNCTION — SMITH, Mildred E. — A Mass of
Christian Burial celebrating the life of Mildred ""Nanna” Smith was said
Saturday, July 14, 2001, at 11 a.m. in Holy Family Roman Catholic Church by
the Rev. Charles Ranges, S.S.E. Assisting was Mildred’s grandson, Brother
Shawn P. Monahan. The bearers placed the pall on her casket. Readings were
proclaimed by grandchildren Joseph Monahan and James A. Smith. Intercessions
were shared by grandchildren Michael Monahan, Paula Smith, Michelle Rogers and
Amy Smith Kyle. Special memories and reflections were shared by granddaughter
Kristin Maloney and Mrs. Smith’s daughter, June Monahan. Music was provided by
the St. Pius X Choir under the direction of David Riley. In attendance were
many friends, neighbors and members of Holy Family parish. Interment followed
in Resurrection Park Cemetery with Brother Monahan offering committal prayers.
Bearers were Michael Monahan, Joseph Monahan, James A. Smith, Scott Rogers,
Norbert Collins and Kevin Collins.

 


BURLINGTON — SNYDER, Della M. — A funeral service was held at 10 a.m.
Saturday in the Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Home with the Rev. Stephen
Hornat officiating. Special musical selections included ""Ave Maria,” and
""See You on the Other Side,” recorded by Robin Lambert, a family friend. A
eulogy was given by Della’s dear friend, Terry Feeley. Interment followed in
Old Mount Calvary Cemetery with Father Hornat offering the committal prayers.
Bearers were Kevin Mitchell and Tim Corley, both grandsons, and Scott Smith, a
nephew. Arrangements were by Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Directors.

 
July 16
 

ESSEX
JUNCTION — WILLIAMS, John R. — A memorial service was held Monday,
July 16, 2001, at 11 a.m in the Chapel of Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home in
Essex Junction with the Rev. Stephen Garvey leading the service. Burial
followed in Fairview Cemetery in Essex with the Rev. Garvey conducting the
committal prayers. Special music was provided by Mary Jo Gillilan. A poem was
read by Mr. Williams’ granddaughter, Abby Williams, and words of remembrance
were said by his daughter, Julie Maher. Attending were friends from New York
state and Pennsylvania, fishing and hunting buddies, IBM, Essex Junction VFW,
Engelberth Construction, many relatives, neighbors and friends. Corbin &
Palmer Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant St., Essex Junction, was in charge of
arrangements.

 
July 17
 


WINOOSKI — RINALDI, John F. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Tuesday, July 17, 2001, at 1 p.m. in St. Michael’s Chapel of the
Archangel in Colchester by the Rev. Marcel Rainville, S.S.E. Concelebrants
were the Rev. Raymond Doherty, S.S.E., who gave the homily, the Rev. Richard
Myhalyk, S.S.E., the Rev. Michael Cronogue, S.S.E., the Rev. Richard Berube,
S.S.E., the Rev. Brian Cummings, S.S.E., and the Rev. Richard VanderWeel,
S.S.E. The readings were proclaimed by Brian O’Regan and Chris Page. The
offertory gifts were presented by Janet Page, Jeannine Germain and Sandy
Retell. Words of remembrance were shared with the many in attendance by
John’s sister, Christine Rinaldi. Altar server was Kerri Simonelli. The
music was by John’s children, Master Trumpeter Matthew Rinaldi and Maria
Rinaldi and the Saint Michael’s Chapel Liturgical Choir, under the direction
of Jerome Monachino with guests Mark Lamphere and pianist Andy Ellenberger.
Interment followed in the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Winooski with Fr.
Rainville and Fr. Myhalyk offering committal prayers. A special thanks to
Jay Felix for his assistance with the services. Arrangements were by the
LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.

 
July 18
 


BURLINGTON — PARENT, Leonard N. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Wednesday, July 18, 2001, at noon in St. Stephen Catholic Church in
Winooski by the Rev. Richard Lavalley. The readings were proclaimed by Thomas
Kane. The altar server was Paul Kane. Music was provided by Yvette Tatro and
Kay Marquette. Interment followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery in South
Burlington with Father Lavalley offering committal prayers. Full military
honors were accorded the deceased by members of the Vermont Air National
Guard. Bearers were Robert Trombley, Ray Reynolds, Richard Phillips, John
Lockwood, Eugene Lockwood, Peter Totten and Andrew Parent. Arrangements were
by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.

 
July 20
 
BURLINGTON –– CAYO,
William
— A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday,
July 20, 2001, in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Burlington,
by the Rev. Thomas Ball. Altar server was Richard Ploof. Burial will be in
St. Joseph Cemetery in Burlington. Bearers were Bob Hill, Greg Hill, Pat
Kearney, Roger Wiberg, George Jimmo and Jack Rock. Attending were
representatives from The Burlington Free Press, members of the Cathedral of
the Immaculate Conception parish, and neighbors and friends. Corbin & Palmer
Funeral Home, 71 S. Union St., Burlington, is in charge of arrangements.
 


RUSSELL A. DION
TURNERS FALLS, Mass. — Russell A. Dion, 75, died Friday,
July 20 at the Vermont Respite House. He is survived by his wife of nearly 50
years, Helen Dion; his three sons and their families, Edward and Pamela Dion
of Davie, Fla., William and Terri Dion of Essex Junction, Richard and Laura
Dion of Manchester, Conn.; his daughter and family, Teresa and Peter Coffin of
So. Deerfield, Mass.; his 10 grandchildren, Jennifer, Sara, Stephanie, Aimee,
Colleen, Kevin, Kimberely, Connor Dion and Joshua and Adam Coffin. Funeral
services were held in Turners Falls, Mass on Tuesday, July 24, 2001.

 
July 21
 
VERGENNES — TATRO,
Lester M
. — Interment services will be held Saturday, July 21 at 10 a.m.
in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Vergennes
 
July 24
 

RUTLAND
CLARK, Baxter –– Funeral services for Baxter Clark, infant son of
Edward and Katrina (Wing) Clark, will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Christ the
King Church in Rutland. Friends may call Tuesday from noon to 1:30 at Clifford
Funeral Home in Rutland. Contributions may be made to Baxter Clark Memorial
Fund, c/o Joan Loring Wing, 24 1/2 Center St., Rutland, Vt. 05701. All
donations will be distributed to SIDS Research and Evelyn Gammons Costello
Scholarship Fund.

 
July 25
 


ESSEX JUNCTION — DOREY, Carrie E. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Wednesday, July 25, 2001, at 10 a.m. in Holy Family Catholic
Church in Essex Junction by the Rev. Charles Ranges, S.S.E. The readings
were proclaimed by Sister Yvonne Martell, D.H.S. The altar server was Gene
O’Neil. Music was provided by the Holy Family Choir of Christian Burial with
soloist Janice Gambero, under the direction of Marguerite Meunier. Words of
remembrance were shared with the many in attendance by Carrie’s son, Robert
Dorey. A poem was shared by Carrie’s granddaughter, LeAnne Sullivan.
Interment followed in Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester with Father
Ranges offering committal prayers. Bearers were Gary Hayden, Michael Purvis,
Paul Dunkling, Mary Northrup, LeAnne Sullivan, Angie Dorey, Walter Northrup
and Nancy Saulniers. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski

 


BURLINGTON — MICHAUD, Florette (Gingras) — A Mass of Christian Burial
was celebrated by Father Thomas Ball on Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Cathedral
of the Immaculate Conception. Music was provided by the Choir for Christian
Comfort. Interment followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery, where Father Ball
conducted the committal service. Arrangements were by Elmwood-Meunier Funeral
Home, 97 Elmwood Ave., Burlington.

 
July 26
 

WINOOSKI
GERMAIN, Jeanette C. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated
Thursday, July 26, 2001, at 11 a.m. in St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in
Winooski with the Rev. Richard Lavalley as celebrant. Con-celebrant was the
Rev. Peter Routhier. The readings were proclaimed by Thomas Kane. The music
was by Yvette Tatro and Kay Marquette. Interment followed in the St. Francis
Xavier Cemetery with Fr. Lavalley offering committal prayers. Bearers were
Christian Frenette, Thomas Limanek, Paul Frenette and Ray Frenette.
Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.

 
 
 
July 28
 


BURLINGTON — POULIN, Lillian D. — A memorial Mass will be
celebrated at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2001, in St. Joseph Catholic Church
for Lillian D. Poulin. The service will be followed by a visit to her
gravesite in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Lillian Poulin, a longtime resident of
Burlington and local hair dresser died April 16 in Arizona.

 
July 30
 


CHARLOTTE — ATKINS, Ethel (Wilson) — Hundreds of relatives, neighbors
and friends gathered in celebration of the life of Ethel Wilson Atkins on
Monday, July 30, 2001, at 3 p.m. in the Charlotte Congregational Church.
Pastor Will Burhans and the Rev. Anne Hancock officiated at the service.
Members of LaPlotte Chapter 64, O.E.S., conducted their ritualistic service.
Musical selections, chosen by Ethel, were sung by the church choir. Ellen
Bosworth was the soloist, accompanied by organist Dick VanVliet. Friends and
neighbors reflected on their memories of Ethel, and a poem selected by the
family was shared by Pastor Burhans. Ushers were Jerry and Mickey Schwartz and
Tim Snow. Interment was in Grandview Cemetery following the service with
Pastor Burhans and the Rev. Hancock conducting the committal prayers. Sunday
evening, Charlotte Grange 398 conducted its service in the funeral home.
Attending the funeral service were members of the church, staff, faculty,
students and parents of Charlotte Central School, Charlotte town officials,
members of the Grange and O.E.S., Charlotte Rescue and Fire departments,
Burlington city officials, area business people, Charlotte Senior Citizens,
Vermont School Service Association and neighbors. The family would like to
thank the people of Charlotte for their many acts of kindness and loving
support throughout this difficult time. We are truly grateful and feel very
blessed. Contributions may be sent to the Lyndol M. Atkins Sr. and Ethel W.
Atkins Memorial Fund of the Charlotte Congregational Church or the Charlotte
Rescue. Shelburne Funeral Chapel of Corbin and Palmer was in charge of
arrangements.

 


GLENN E. DURFEE
BRIDPORT — Glenn E. Durfee, age 80, passed away on July
25, 2001. A memorial service will be held Monday, July 30, at 10 a.m. in
Sanderson Funeral Service, 117 S. Main St., Middlebury. Calling hours will
be held Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to
Bridport Fire Department, c/o Bub Crosby, P.O. Box 125, Bridport, Vt. 05734.
Sanderson Funeral Service is in care of the arrangements.

 

WINOOSKI
FITZGERALD, Sadie M. (Tobin) — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Monday, July 30, 2001, at 11 a.m. in St. Stephen’s Catholic Church
in Winooski with the. Rev. Paul St. James as celebrant. The reading were
proclaimed by Beth Morris and Joseph Fitzgerald. The altar server was Matthew
Risi. Mary Ellen Fitzgerald was a Eucharistic Minister. Words of remembrance
were shared with the many in attendance by Robert Fitzgerald. The music was by
Lucille Dupont, Erin Fitzgerald and Noreen, Tom and Mary Alice Pelchat.
Interment followed in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Burlington with Fr. St. James
offering committal prayers. Bearers were Jeffrey, Dennis, Patrick, Michael,
Andrew and John M. Fitzgerald. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home,
Winooski.

 


BURLINGTON — PARENTE, Sister Micheline — A Mass of Christian Burial
was celebrated Monday, July 30, 2001, at 4:00 p.m. in the Sacred Heart Chapel
at Mount St. Mary’s Convent with the Rev. Wendell Searles as the main
celebrant. Concelebrating was the Rev. Richard Lavalley. Sister Jeannine
Mercure greeted the assembly. The music was provided by the Sisters of Mercy
under the direction of Sister Aline Paris. The ushers were Sister Martha
O’Brien and Sister Isoline Duclos. The cross-bearer was Sister Claire
Bouchard. Participants in the greeting ritual were: holy water by Sister
Elizabeth O’Neil; the reader, Sister Nancy Audette; placing of the pall by
Mary Ann Rifle and Sister Virginia Cane; placing of the cross by Sister
Barbara Gregoire and the placing of the vows by Sister Gertrude Myrick. The
readings were proclaimed by Sister Mary Stewart and Sister Judy Fortune. The
Prayer of the Faithful was read by Sister Helen Folinas. The offertory gifts
were presented by Sister Miriam Ward, Sister Marie Keislich and Jane Macek.
The Eucharistic Ministers were Sister Janet Rock, Sister Virginia Moran and
Sister Germaine Campagne. Burial followed in Mount St. Mary Cemetery with Fr.
Searles reading committal prayers. Pallbearers were Sister Mary Boiselle,
Sister Martha O’Brien, Jane Macek, Joseph and Patricia Labrecque and Kevin
Scully. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261
Shelburne Rd., Burlington.

 
ESSEX JUNCTION —
TURCOTTE, Alberta Iris (Sanderson) (Curtis)
— A Mass of Christian Burial
was celebrated Monday, July 30, 2001, at 11:00 a.m. in St. Lawrence Church,
with the Rev. Charles Ranges S.S.E. celebrant, assisted by Leo Paul
Beauregard, and Sister Yvonne Martell, D.H.S. Music was provided by Mary Jo
Gullian. Readings were proclaimed by daughter-in-law, Laurie Curtis and Sister
Yvonne Martell, D.H.S. Offertory gifts were brought to the altar by Brendan
and Chelsey Curtis and Kayla Lopez. Words of remembrance were shared by
step-son, Fredrick Turcotte, and great-aunt Ruth Worden. Burial followed in
the family lot in Mountainview Cemetery in Essex Center, with Father Ranges, S.S.E. conducting the committal prayers. Pall bearers were grandsons, Scott
Sexton and Tyler Alexander; son-in-law Ed Alexander, and nephews, Howard and
Brian McGuire and Albert Curtis. Attending the service were organizations from
Willie Racine’s, AFC Enterprises, Tebarco Mechanical, Thomas Mechanical, and
members of St. Lawrence Parish. Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant
Street, Essex Junction, in charge of arrangements. nizations from Willie
Racine’s, AFC Enterprises, Tebarco Mechanical, Thomas Mechanical, and members
of St. Lawrence Parish. Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant Street, Essex
Junction, in charge of arrangements.
 
 
July 31
 


WINOOSKI — PECOR, Bert J. Jr. — A Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at 11 a.m. in St. Stephen Catholic Church
in Winooski by the Rev. Richard Lavalley. The readings were proclaimed by
Thomas Kane. Music was by Lucille Dupont. Interment followed in St. Francis
Xavier Cemetery with Father Lavalley offering committal prayers. Bearers
were Paul Leclair, Alan Leclair, Ronald Leclair, Bernard Miller, John
Mercure and J.R. Dumont. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home,
Winooski.

 

 

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