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December 30, 2006

Burlington Free Press Funerals Held 08/2000

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BFP August 2000 Funerals

Funerals Held

August 2000

August 1
BURLINGTON — BLANCHARD, Germaine C. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, August 1, 2000 at 11 a.m. in Christ the King Roman Catholic Church, with the Rev. Wendell Searles officiating, assisted by deacon Louis Meunier. The music was provided by Christine & Kenneth Hebert. The readings were proclaimed by nieces Cathy Belair and Annie B. Pratt. Attending were many relatives and friends as well as a large delegation from the Sisters of Mercy. Burial followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery, with Father Searles reading committal prayers. Pallbearers were nephews Robert, William and Michael Blanchard, Martin, Peter and Paul Lafayette. Honorary Bearers were brothers Rene and William Blanchard. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington.
GEORGIA/ORANGE CITY, FLA. — MOBBS, Lorraine (Francis) ""DeMasi” Mobbs — Funeral services were held on Tuesday, August 1, 2000 at 2 p.m. in the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski, with the Rev. Maurice Boucher officiating. Interment followed in the Mountain View Cemetery in Essex Center, with Father Boucher offering committal prayers. Bearers were, James Mobbs, Jr., Chuck Mobbs, Randy Howard, Raymond Begins, Ricky Begins, and Gerald Gagne. Omitted from Lorraine’s obituary was that she was also survived by one uncle, Pat Francis and two aunts, Julia Champagne and Dorothy Denike.
August 2
SOUTH BURLINGTON — DUMONT, Gregory — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2000, in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church in South Burlington with the Rev. John Hamilton officiating, assisted by Deacon Joe Lane. The gifts were presented at the altar by Dolly and George Letourneau. The soloist was Nancy Greene and organist was Mary Lawlor. Altar servers were Pete Jacobs, Frank Myers, Paul Pouliot and Bea Buechler. The readings were proclaimed by Mr. Dumont’s brother, Leo H. Dumont Jr. Delegations were present from New England Air Systems, South Burlington Street Department., South Burlington Police, South Burlington town officials, area contractors, and many friends and neighbors. Interment followed in Resurrection Park Cemetery with Father Hamilton offering the committal prayers, assisted by Deacon Lane. Bearers were Leo H. Dumont Jr., Michael W. Bachand, Randy S. Dumont, Jason L. Dumont, Dustin M. Bachand and Craig Hill. Arrangements were by Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home, 71 S. Union St., Burlington.
August 3
BRISTOL — STOKES, Minnie — Funeral services for Minnie Stokes were held on August 3, 2000 in the Brown-McClay Funeral Home. The Pallbearers were her grandsons; Brian Stokes, Bradley Stokes, David Stokes, John Stokes II, Jeffrey Hall, and Robert DiPasquale. The interment was in the Green Mountain Cemetery in Starksboro.
August 4
WINOOSKI — SPENCE, Donald H. — Memorial services for Donald H. Spence were held Friday, Aug. 4, 2000, at 11:30 a.m. in the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski with the Rev. Gerald Bombardier officiating. Words of remembrance were shared with the many in attendance by his brother, Robert T. Spence, and friends Rick Marcotte and Bob Wagner.
August 5
MIDDLEBURY — BURROUGHS, Ann L. — A memorial service will be held for Ann L. Burroughs on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, at 4 p.m. in St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on the Green in Middlebury. Ms. Burroughs died March 15, 2000, in Davis, Calif. Friends and relatives are invited.
WATERBURY CENTER — SAYAH, Pauline B. — Funeral services were held in the Middlesex United Methodist Church on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. for Pauline B. Sayah, who passed away on August 1, 2000. The Rev. Joy Lowenthal officiated. Organist Ann Decker led the congregation in singing the hymn, ""In the Garden” and played the hymn, ""Let There Be Peace on Earth”. The congregation joined in the recitation of ""The Prayer of St. Francis”. Reflections were offered by grandsons Brian Sutton and Joe Sayah, son-in-law, Joe Langsam, daughter-in-law, Sue Sayah, and Betty Crowell. Bearers were grandsons, Christopher Sayah, Mark Tatro, Robert T. Sayah, and Daniel Langsam. Interment followed services in the Middlesex Center Cemetery. The Perkins-Parker Funeral Home in Waterbury was in charge of arrangements.
August 6
August 7
August 8
FERRISBURG — BOURDON JR., J. Andre — A Mass of Christian Burial for Andre J. Bourdon, Jr., who died August 3, 2000, was celebrated Tuesday, August 8, 2000 at 12:00 p.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Middlebury. The Rev. John McDermott, pastor, was the celebrant. Organist was Don Corbett. A graveside committal service and interment followed in the family lot in Evergreen Cemetery in Cornwall. Pallbearers were Frank Broughton, Mike Sparks, John Angier, Phillip Angier, James Angier and Kim Kinney. Sanderson Funeral Service of Middlebury was in care of arrangements.
BURLINGTON — NIQUETTE, Jeanne G. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, August 8, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. in the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Colchester with the Rev. Roger Charbonneau officiating. The Readings were proclaimed by Leonel Sabourin. The music was by Mary O’Kane. Interment followed in the Holy Cross Cemetery, with Father Charbonneau offering committal prayers. Bearers were Donald Pare, Tim Ashline, George Ashline and Gerry Niquette. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Main Street, Winooski.
August 9
August 10
COLCHESTER — ST. LAWRENCE, David J. — A largely attended funeral service and celebration of David’s life was held on Thursday, August 10, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. in the Ready Funeral Chapel, 68 Pinecrest Drive, Essex Junction, with the Rev. Sidney Lambert, officiating. Words of remembrance wre offered by many in attendance. Attending were many relatives, friends, neighbors, faculty, staff, and former classmates from Colchester Schools, IBM. Interment followed in Merrill Cemtery, with Rev. Lambert offering committal prayers. Bearers were Joseph Villemaire, Nathan Dragoon, Luke Helrich, Scott Conchieri, Damen Roy and Frank Severy.
August 11
August 12
CALAIS — NESBITT, Philip Scott — A service of remembrance will be held Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at 2 p.m. in the Barre Evangelical Free Church, 17 S. Main St., Barre, for Philip Scott Nesbitt of Worcester Road, who died Aug. 1, 2000, as a result of a canoeing accident in Johnson. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Barre Evangelical Free Church, c/o Lori Lewis, 52 Palmisano Plaza, Barre, Vt. 05641.
BURLINGTON — TAFT, Raymond H., Sr. — A full military service for Raymond H. Taft Sr., who passed away Feb. 16, 2000, in Arizona, will be held Saturday, Aug. 12, 2000, at 9 a.m. in Lakeview Cemetery, North Avenue, Burlington. The Rev. Steve Hornat will officiate. Cremation occured in Arizona in February.
August 13
August 14
EAST BARRE — LEMAY, Richard A. ""Dick” — A committal service for Richard A. ""Dick” Lemay, 67 , who died April 20, 2000 will be held on Monday, August 14, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center. The Rev. Eleanor Kimball, pastor of the East Barre Congregational Church will officiate. The Hooker & Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy Street, Barre is in charge of the arrangements.
August 15
August 16
WINOOSKI — SANDOR, Annie — Funeral services for Annie M. Sandor were held Wednesday, August 16, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Winooski, with Pastor Pony Pornelos officiating. Bag pipes were played by Geoffery Green. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski.
August 17
August 18
August 19
TRIONA WILDER MARNO FERREE Family and friends of Triona Wilder Marno Ferree gathered for a memorial service for her on Saturday, August 19, 2000, in the South Hero Congregational Church in South Hero, Vermont. The Rev. Margaret Flad officiated. Triona, a senior in the equine science program in UVM’s Department of Animal Sciences, died in a car accident on August 14. She is survived by her mother, Susan Marno, of Steamboat Springs, Colorado; her father Charles Ferree, and sister, Linden Marno-Ferree, of South Hero; her maternal grandmother, Claire R. Marno, of Steamboat Springs; and her paternal grandparents, Charles E. Ferree and Mildred H. Ferree, of Manchester Center, Vermont. She will be sorely missed. A scholarship fund has been established in Triona’s honor at UVM. Memorial contributions may be made to: Triona Marno Ferree Memorial Award Fund Dept. of Animal Sciences University of Vermont 104 Terrill Hall Burlington, VT 05405
MIDDLEBURY — NORTH, Lula Louise — A Mass of Christian Burial for Lula Louise North, age 94, who passed away August 16, 2000 in the Helen Porter Nursing Home, will be celebrated Saturday, August 19, 2000 at 9:15 a.m. in St. Genevieve’s Catholic Church in Shoreham. Interment and committal services will follow in St. Genevieve’s Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, August 18, 2000 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Sanderson Funeral Service, 117 South Main Street in Middlebury. Sanderson Funeral Service is in care of arrangements.
August 20
MARION COLT (MAISIE) WILLIAMSON POMFRET — A celebration of the life of Marion Colt (Maisie) Williamson, who died on July 30, 2000 was held at her home in Pomfret on August 20, 2000. Maisie, a graduate of Bennington College, served as president of the VT Girl Scout Council, as well as the VT Institute of Natural Science; was on the National Board of Girl Scouts, traveled widely for the International Girl Guides, setting up their regular meetings in India. Her Vermont activities included work for the State House restoration, the VT Land Trust, the VT Nature Conservancy, the Century Club. Predeceased by parents, S. Sloan Colt and Margaret Peabody of New York; her husband, Maclean Williamson; and brother, Richard Colt of Houston. She is survived by her son, Richard of Auburn, Maine; two daughters, Peggy Merrill and Holly Williamson-Fenster of Pomfret; and a sister, Catherine Yandell of Williston; seven grandchildren; two great-granddaughters, and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may make memorial donations in her memory to the charity of one’s choice.
August 21
BURLINGTON — FOISY, Arthur Joseph — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, August 21, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mark’s Catholic Church, with the Rev. John G. Feltz officiating. Con-celebrating the Mass was the Rev. Peter Rousseau. Assisting with the Mass and offering the Prayers of the Faithful was Deacon William Glinka. The Readings were proclaimed by Kerry Stanaway. The Offertory Gifts were presented by Arthur’s grandchildren, Paul Foisy and Geri Murphy. Altar servers were Kerry Stanaway and Everest Smith. The music was by Mary O’Kane. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.
BURLINGTON — HASKINS, Constance Dooley — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, August 21, 2000 at noon in Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, Mallets Bay, with the Rev. Roger Charboneau officiating. The Readings were proclaimed by Richard Burns, brother-in-law. Music was provided by Janice Gambero, organist, and Gail Workman, soloist. Attending were many relatives, friends, neighbors, and former co-workers from New England Telephone Company. Interment followed in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, with Father Charboneau reading committal prayers. Urn bearer was her daughter, Christine Dooley Haskins. Arrangements were by the Ready Funeral Home, South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Road.
August 22
WINOOSKI — SHIRNHAUS, Hilda M. — A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, August 22, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. in the St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Winooski, with the Rev. Gerald Bombardier officiating. Words of Remembrance were shared with the family and friends in attendance by Hilda’s grandson, Nathan Travis. The Readings were proclaimed by Hilda’s great-granddaughter, Jessica MacDonough and granddaughter, Michelle Pouliot. Bearers were Hilda’s grandsons, Craig, Gary, Scott and Jeff Bouffard and Nathan Travis and Chris Pouliot. Arrangements were by the LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.
August 23
August 24
COLCHESTER — GREENIA, Maurice — Funeral services for Maurice Greenia were held Thursday, August 24, 2000 at 11:30 a.m. in the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski, with the Rev. Roger Charbonneau officiating. Interment followed in Holy Cross Cemetery in Colchester, with Father Charbonneau offering committal prayers. Full military honors were accorded the deceased by members of the Vermont Army National Guard. Bearers were John Fredericks, Geoff Gover, Michael Bandy, Douglas Ellwood, Bryan Hardy, David Ryan and John Hernandez.
ESSEX — KIDD, Katherine — Funeral services for Katherine Kidd were held Thursday, August 24, 2000 at 9:30 a.m. in the LaVigne Funeral Home in Winooski, with the Rev. Gerald Bombardier officiating. Interment followed in Mountain View Cemetery in Essex, with Father Bombardier offering committal prayers.
JEFFERSONVILLE — SPAULDING, Walter Wendell — Funeral services for Walter Wendell Spaulding were held Thursday, August 24, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. in the Second Congregational Church, Jeffersonville, with the Reverend Peggy Tooker officiating. Pianist Beverly Newton Wells accompanied flutist Jenny Blackman in several specially selected musical arrangements including ""Velvet Shoes” and ""Song for the Mira”. Ms. Wells also accompanied vocal soloist Bruce Webb in a presentation of ""In the Garden”, as well as leading the entire congregation in the singing of ""Amazing Grace” and ""How Great Thou Art”. Special warm memories were shared with all attending by grandson Richard Spaulding Jr., granddaughter, Stephanie Spaulding and many other close friends, past co-workers and relatives of the deceased. Representatives were present from Belvidere School, Vt. Agency of Transportation, Lamoille Union High School and Supervisory Board, Cambridge School System, Cambridge Town Offices and Belvidere Town Offices. Interment followed in the family lot in Jeffersonville Village Cemetery, with Rev. Tooker offering committal prayers. A reception followed kindly sponsored by the Ladies of the Church. Bearers were: Thad Tallman, Sheldon Osgood III, Annie Cook, Paul Randall, Melissa Minor and grandchildren, Richard Spaulding Jr., Stephanie Spaulding, and Adam Mir. Arrangements were by the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home, 1176 Main Street, Fairfax.
August 25
PAUL R. TEETOR MIDDLEBURY — The Honorable Paul R. Teetor departed this life on Monday, in the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington. The funeral service will be held on Friday, August 25, 2000 in St. Stephen’s Church in Middlebury at 11:00 a.m. A complete obituary will appear in tomorrow’s Free Press.
August 26
August 27
August 28
ST. ALBANS — TUCKER, Aldula — Funeral services for Aldula Elwood Tucker, who died on August 25, 2000 were held on Monday at 10:00 a.m. in the Heald Funeral Chapel, with the Reverend Mary Beth Hutchinson officiating. Music was by Mary Jo Gillilan. Verdelle Village ECF was represented. Interment was in the family lot in North Fairfield Cemetery, with Pastor Hutchinson offering committal prayers. Arrangements were by the Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main St., St. Albans.
August 29
August 30
August 31
FLETCHER — FLANDERS, Ray Ryan — Funeral services for Ray Ryan Flanders were held Thursday, August 31, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. in the Binghamville United Methodist Church, Fletcher, with the Reverend Elizabeth Griffin officiating. Church organist and soloist Bruce Webb provided several musical selections including ""How Great Thou Art”, ""In the Garden” and ""Old Rugged Cross”. Organist and soloist Mary Jo Gillilan also offered ""I Leave You Memories” and ""Unforgettable”. A special loving family poem written by granddaughter, Megan Flanders was recited by Polly Flanders. Special memories were shared with all attending by several friends and relatives of the deceased. Interment followed in the family lot in Binghamville Cemetery, with the Reverend Griffin offering committal prayers, at which time Ray’s grandchildren released balloons with messages of love into the Gentle Vermont Summer Breezes in their grandfather’s memory. Bearers were Ernie Flanders, Donald Morgan Sr., Jim Whitcomb, Charles Irish, Jason Flanders and Lance Poulin. Arrangements were by the Hayes-Rich Funeral Home, 1176 Main Street, Fairfax.

 

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