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Current News & Events / VTGrandpa - Henry Raymond’s Final Post
« on: January 29, 2019, 04:34:40 PM »
It is with a heavy heart I share this news of our father Henry Raymond.


Upcoming Events / 2019 HAITI RELIEF MISSION TRIP
« on: December 12, 2018, 12:58:35 PM »
Seasons Greetings Friends and Family:

The giving season is once again upon us.  As most of you know, it was nine years ago that I started doing mission trips to Haiti with the Franciscan Friars an Sisters of the Renewal after significant damage from Hurricane Matthew and than an earthquake in 2010.  Haiti still continues to suffer from those disasters as well as more recent disasters - as recently a just a few weeks ago when a fire destroyed the orphanage school.  In January, I will again be joined by my wife Helen, Bob Thompson and Karen Fitzgerald.  We will also be welcoming Lucy an Roger Parent from Asceension Church on this mission.

Thanks to your generous donations last year, w war able to build 30 chicken coops for thee resident to raise their own egg-laying birds as well as 30 houses and bathrooms.  This year, we will. Be. Building a Boy Scout meeting house and rebuild the orphanage school.

We cannot do these relief missions without your financial assistance, and your donations are critical to our success.  In addition to building supplies for the project mentioned above, your donations also help fulfil n ends for medicine for the health clinic and food for the families.  We continue to provide basic foo items such as rice,  beans and pasta for thousands during the food handout, and the need increases each and every year.

Please help us by forwarding your check payable to “Friar Suppliers” to me at 275 Swamp Road, Fairfax Vt. 05454.  You will receive a tax form in early February, as all donations are deductible.  If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail me at greghelen@myfairpoint.net, or call me at 849-6232.

We hope that we can once again count on your continued support of our relief mission.

On behalf of all of us, I thank you.

Yours truly,,

Greg Hartmann

Current News & Events / Father Of Terri Dunn Passes Away At Age 84
« on: November 11, 2018, 07:54:19 AM »
James Melvin Dunn

Colchester, VT - James Melvin Dunn passed away Wednesday November 7, 2018 in Colchester, VT. He was born in North Troy, Vt, November 21, 1934, the son of the late Melvin and Mary (Duffy) Dunn.

Jim was a graduate of North Troy High School. He joined the Army in 1951, where he served with the 11th Airborne Division, 508 Regimental Combat Team and 187 Regimental Combat Team during the Korean Conflict. After returning home, he joined the Vermont National Guard where he remained active for 32 years before retiring as Lieutenant Colonel.

While a member of the Guard, he served in many positions. Much of his time was spent with the 1st Bn 172 Armor. He became Commander in 1980.

In 2001, Jim became Commander of the Vermont State Guard where he had many successful accomplishments.

Jim also served as a village trustee in Alburgh, VT. for many years, along with serving on the Board of Directors at Enosburgh Falls County Club in Vt.

He was also a lifetime member of the American Legion, Green Mountain Post 1, St. Albans, Vt.

Jim was a partner and Vice President of Omega Electric Company for 30 years. During that time, he was very proud of the young men and women he introduced to the electrical trade.

In addition to his wife Barbara, Mr. Dunn leaves two sons, Dennis(Cheryl) of Alburgh, Vt. and Robert of Burlington, Vt., 3 daughters Sheryl (Ron) of Poultny, Vt., Terri of Fairfax Vt., and Judy of St. Albans, Vt.

Two stepdaughters, Tammy( Joe) Coryea of Peru, NY and Carol(Matt) Andre of Saranac, NY. Also surviving Jim are several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Jim was predeceased by his sisters Fratia Marsh and Lois Guyette and a brother, Andrew.

Jim liked to spend his winters in Florida with his loving wife. He enjoyed playing golf with his buddies.

In accordance with Jim's wishes, there will be no calling hours. A private graveside service will be held at St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Keeseville NY.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court Street, Plattsburgh, NY

To light a memorial candle or leave an online condolence please visit www.healdfuneralhomeinc.com
Published in The Burlington Free Press on Nov. 9, 2018

Current News & Events / Charles Tilton Dies At Age 86
« on: October 19, 2018, 10:15:35 AM »
Charles Emery Tilton, 86 passed away Monday October 15, 2018 at Copley Hospital in Morrisville, VT with his loving family by his side. He was born on March 30, 1932 in Waterville VT son of the late Howard and Marjorie (Eldred) Tilton.

Charles believed in preserving the family legacy of hard work, determination, and conservation.
He was proud of his military service during the Korean War. He was a member of American Legion Post 46, Johnson VT. He was a life member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Green Mountain Aerie #3210 Jeffersonville. He provided for his family by using the land for gardens, trees for wood / cedar & spruce oil / shingles, by his expertise as a heavy equipment operator. He learned his trade by working for G.W. Tatro Construction, H.A. Manosh, Pike Industries, Engelberth Construction, and Pizzagalli Construction and several others until his retirement. He was known to share his opinion about how things used to be done and how they’re done today. He was always telling parents of little children to let them be kids while visiting him, no rules at his home and the candy jar was always filled on the counter. He admired the talents of those who could write or play music; build things themselves, could live off the land. It didn’t matter to him if they were native Vermonter, or new to Vermont. He held Waterville close to his heart and was quick to remind anyone of the area’s history. Family reunions and family holiday meals were his favorite events so he could talk to one and all, and see the newest members of the ever expanding Tilton family.

He is survived by his son Orin Tilton and wife Deb; his son Jay Tilton and wife Lisa, his daughter Kitty Tilton and fiancé Randy Benson, Sr., his son Ron Tilton and friend Mary Cassidy; his brother Amos Tilton and wife Evelyn of Waterville, his sister Juanita Cutting and husband Dayton of Jeffersonville, his brother Lloyd “Pete” Tilton and wife Sandy of South Carolina; his grand children: Michelle Frennier and husband Scott, Michael Tilton and wife Elizabeth Collman, Jason Tilton and fiancé Billy-Jo Taylor, Chris Tilton and friend Jessica Hathaway, Joshua Tilton and fiancé Amanda Jette, Jennifer Tilton and friend, Jared Anderson and friend Tammy Salls, Chelsea Anderson, Amelia Tilton and friend Darren Silcock, Lyle Tilton and wife Shannon, Lydia Tilton and friend Jacob Fontaine, Ellabea Tilton, Nathanial “Nate” Tilton, Sadie Jane Tilton; 12 great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends Dave Thompson, and his cat Pepper.

He was also predeceased by his wife Ellen Tilton, his son Scott Tilton, and his sister Theresa Tilton.

An overwhelming thank you to his sister Juanita Cutting and husband Dayton for their loving care and hospitality after Charles’ home fire in March 2018; to Home Health & Hospice of Lamoille County; to his compassionate care team at Copley Hospital, Morrisville VT.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday October 23, 2018 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Waterville Union Church of Waterville. Service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday October 24, 2018 at the Waterville Union Church of Waterville with Chaplain Alden Lunar and Pastor Devon Thomas officiating. Inurnment will be held later at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions in Charles’s memory may be made to the: Waterville Cemetery Association, c/o Linda Ward, 1273 Lapland Road, Waterville, VT 05492 Waterville Union Church c/o Treasurer, 37 Church Street, Waterville VT 05492.
The family invites you to share your memories and online condolence by visiting www.awrfh.com.
To send flowers to the family of Charles Tilton, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Current News & Events / Obituary for Pauline R. (Paquette) Mears
« on: October 12, 2018, 03:03:57 PM »

Fairfax - Pauline R. Mears, 70, passed away Wednesday October 10, 2018 at home, surrounded by her loved ones.

Pauline was born April 27, 1948 to the late James Sr and Rachel (Gauthier) Paquette.

In 1965, Pauline married her high school sweetheart, Pat Mears and together they raised their two sons, Jamie and Travis Mears.

In addition to her husband, Pauline is survived by her son Jamie Mears and wife Debbie, her son Travis Mears and wife Amy. Her brothers Pete Paquette Jr, Francis Paquette and Edward Paquette, her sister Marie Ashline and her husband Steve, her half brother Patrick Paquette and step brother Bernie Blouin and wife Cathy. Her grandchildren Katie Dorman and husband Zak, Danielle Mears, Cody Mears and Dylan Mears. Her great grandchildren, Grayson Dorman and Lucian Bessette. As well as numerous neices, nephews and cousins.

Pauline was predeceased by her brother Richard Paquette and sister Nila Paquette.

Pauline was well known in the community for her numerous charitable contributions, which included cooking dinner at the American Legion, volunteering at Milton Senior Center and making blankets for everyone, including the other patients at the cancer society. Pauline was well known for her crocheting, fudge, pickles, jams, relishes, baking and love of BINGO. Pauline enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, which included going to the car shows with her husband Pat, going to the casino with her brother Francis, shopping with her sister Marie and spending time with her dear friends Martha and Jeanette.

Pauline will be greatly missed by her family, friends and community.

Pauline's family will be holding a celebration of her life at the American Legion in St Albans on Tuesday October 16th from 5-8pm for anyone who would like to come pay their respects. Donations can be made in Pauline's honor to the Heart and Cancer societies.

The family wants to send a sincere "thank you" to the nurse, Carol Chevalier and social worker, CarrieRay Shamel from Bayada for supporting them during this difficult time. Please visit www.awrfh.com to share your memories and condolences.
To send flowers to the family of Pauline R. (Paquette) Mears, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.


Donna R. Varricchione, 70, of State College, died Sunday, September 16, 2018, at home.

Born March 29, 1948, in Montpelier, VT, she was the daughter of the late Walter Vincent and Marian Haseltine Grace. On August 10, 1968 in Burlington, VT, she married James Vincent Varricchione.

In addition to her husband of 50 years, James, and her mother, Marian Grace, of State College, Donna is survived by three children, Karen Wayment and her husband, Shawn, of Castle Rock, CO, Lia Racette and her husband, Brandon, of Centre Hall, and Brian Varricchione and his wife, Rachel, of Portland, OR; seven grandchildren, Kristen and Brenna McDowell of Castle Rock, CO, Isabella, Lucas, and Annelise Racette of Centre Hall, and Rose and Nina of Portland, OR; seven siblings, Alice Mabry and her husband, Jeff, of Spartanburg, SC, Kathy Duval and her husband, Mike, of Branchville, SC, Susan McCarney and her husband, David, of Belleville, MI, Robert Grace and his wife, Patricia, of Petersburg, NY, Thomas Grace of Rouses Point, NY, Steven Grace and his wife, Carol, of Canton, GA, and Margaret May of Irmo, SC; and many nieces and nephews.

Donna graduated from Burlington High School in 1966 and attended the University of Vermont from 1966-1967.

Donna was a secretary at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Fairfax, VT from 1993 until her retirement in 2006. She was an enthusiastic gardener. Donna loved walking State College's walking paths and neighborhoods. She truly enjoyed her monthly coffee group. She was also volunteer at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Donna had an immense love for her family, and was devoted in the care for her mother.
A mass will be at 10:30a.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 820 Westerly Parkway, State College, with Rev. Antony Sudherson officiating.

Burial will be in Pine Hall Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to The Gabriel Project, c/o Our Lady of Victory Church, 820 Westerly Parkway, State College, PA 16801, with checks made payable to "The Gabriel Project/OLV", in memory of Donna R. Varricchione

Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com.

Current News & Events / BFA Graduate Dies Unexpectedly At 41 - Class of 95
« on: September 17, 2018, 11:08:56 AM »
Bruce L. Hill

St. Albans - Bruce left to be at peace with our Almighty Savior on 9/12/18. He leaves behind parents, Bruce G. and Monica S. Hill, brother Corey T. Hill and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends including his bestfriend, Randy Paquette.

In his youth Bruce was adventurous, enjoying fun to the extreme. He graduated from BFA Fairfax and Champlain College with an Associate's degree in accounting. Bruce was skilled in sprinkler systems, pipe fitting, welding, commercial construction and carpentry. Bruce was a very kind, caring and good person, always there to help others. He enjoyed long rides on his Harley. He had the misfortune of several injuries requiring numerous surgeries which resulted in a very unfortunate path with prescription drugs. May we all pray for those struggling with addiction and its effects and the mental illness that comes with it. It is not for us to judge.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bruce's memory may be made to Martha's Kitchen, 86 North Main St, St. Albans, VT.

Visiting hours (4PM to 6PM) followed by a Memorial Service will be Wed., 9/19/18 at New Life Christian Church, 34 Centre Drive, Milton. A dinner gathering will follow at the Milton Eagles Club. Burial will take place at a later date.

Current News & Events / No Daily Mass This Tuesday
« on: September 10, 2018, 12:44:13 AM »

Despite what the bulletin says, there is no Mass Tuesday at Saint Luke. I am taking the visiting priest Father Shaldone to Canada and will not return until Tuesday afternoon.

Fr. Henry

Current News & Events / Maryann Zeno Dies At The Age Of 93
« on: September 04, 2018, 06:37:35 PM »
Fairfax - Maryann Armand (Pigeon) Zeno, 93 passed away on Sunday September 2, 2018 at her home in Fairfax. Maryann was born in Westshefford, Quebec on July 22, 1925 daughter of the late Dorile and Eva (Beaugard) Pigeon. She married John P. Zeno on September 17, 1949 in Fairfax.

Mom always looked forward to her Saturday night square dancing dates with Dad. She lovingly sewed, knitted and crocheted many Christmas presents over the years for all of the children, including special stuffed animals for them. Through the years she raised over 30 foster care children. Her home was always open to anyone wanting to visit without announcement. Many visitors enjoyed her famous saltine crackers with mustard and grilled cheese sandwiches. Each year she cultivated a large vegetable garden which produced a bountiful amount of food for her family. She rarely missed a Sunday Mass at St. Lukes Church prior to her stroke in 2013. Faith and family were her priorities and she will be genuinely missed by all who knew and loved her.

Maryann leaves her children and their spouses: John P. Zeno, Jr. and wife Kathy of Fairfax; Robert Paquette and wife Bonnie of Florida; Allen Simoneau and wife Sal of Fletcher; Eddie Weeks and wife Candy of Alburgh; Louis Peterson and wife Eileen of Missouri; Joe Erno and wife Margaret of St. Albans; JoAnne Champagne and husband John of Swanton; Marie Bourdeau and husband Mark of Fairfax; Mary Henwood of Oklahoma; Lillian Ripley of New Jersey; her sister Theresa Reynolds and husband Lynwood “Buddy” of Westford; two sisters-in-law Grace Pigeon, Blanche Zeno, stepbrothers and stepsisters: Raymond and June Leclair of South Burlington; Hector Leclair and his partner Sue LaChance of Essex; Norma Jean Leclair of Colchester; Alice Perry and her partner Harold Vance of Warrenton, VA; Richard Leclair of Fairfax; Marcel and Gloria “Lolly” Leclair of Colchester; Clyde “Junior” and Ann Drinkwine of Westford; Angie and William “Bill” Meltzer of Westford; a special friend for over 70 years Carman Sibley, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and a great-great grandson.

She was also predeceased by her husband John P Zeno, Sr. on November 6, 1991; her brother Leo Pigeon, sisters Claire Guerin and Lucille Mills, step father Horace Leclair, step brother Gerard LeClair and wife Cathy, sister-in-law Laura Preston, daughter-in-law Sandra Zeno and a special friend Alice Robinson.

The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to Dr. Laura Norris and the Franklin County Home Health and Hospice team for their loving care and attention they afforded Mom.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at A W Rich Funeral Home – Fairfax Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Lukes Catholic Church in Fairfax. Burial will follow in the family lot in St. Luke Cemetery, Fairfax. Memorial contributions in Maryann’s memory may be made to Fairfax Fire Department, P.O. Box 14, Fairfax, VT 05454 or Fairfax Rescue, P.O. Box 228, Fairfax, VT 05454. The family invites you to share your memories and condolences by visiting www.awrfh.com.

Current News & Events / Re: Lorraine (Boutin) Garland Dies At Age 67
« on: August 31, 2018, 04:18:51 PM »
My sympathy goes out to the many members of the Boutin Family on the death of their oldest child.  This past week they came to mind when I was reading the article in the Burlington Free Press about St. Joseph’s Orphanage.  Lorrane’s father Donald, along with his siblings became a resident of that Orphanage when his birth mother died and his father Philbert was unable to take care of them.  Philbert later married my grandfather’s sister and when he did took his whole family back to their home.  I remember my parents telling me that this was an extremely happy day for the Boutin family when that happened.. The Boutin Family moved here to Fairfax in 1954, a few years after Lorraine was born and the family remained here until both parents died and their home near the Old St. Luke’s Church was sold.  To my knowledge, Robert’s widow is the only one who has a home here in Fairfax now.

Current News & Events / Lorraine (Boutin) Garland Dies At Age 67
« on: August 31, 2018, 10:56:33 AM »
Mrs. Lorraine J. Garland, age 67, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 30, 2018 at the University of Vermont Medical Center. She was born in Pittsfield, MA, December 23, 1950, daughter of the late Donald and Isabel (Larche) Boutin. On November 21, 1970, she married Michael Garland. Lorraine worked in many different capacities in her life, to include a computer programmer for business software, and as an elementary school teacher. Her enjoyments included going to flea markets, garage sales, making jewelry, traveling, and most important to her was spending time with her grandchildren and her puppy Gypsy.

Lorraine is survived by children, Dana Wesson and husband Scott Wesson of Waterville, and Regan Perry of Fairfax, 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, her brothers Kenneth Boutin and wife Melanie of Georgia; John Boutin and wife Marivic of Virginia Beach, VA; Neal Boutin and wife Cathy of Merritt Island, FL; Alan Boutin of Fairfax; her sisters Joan Sparks and husband Robert of Fairfax; Pauline Boutin of St Albans; Pamela Vecchitto and husband Bill of Lakewood, WA; Patricia Merritt and husband Wade of Fairfax; and Mary Combs and husband Orval of Fairfax. She also leaves her brother-in-law Brian Garland and his wife Beth of Georgia, and sister-in-law Sandra Cimorelli of Hoosick Falls, NY. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Michael Garland, her brother Robert Boutin, her son-in-law Robbie Perry, her brother-in-law John Garland, and her sister-in-law Susan (Garland) Raine.

A Funeral Service of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the Brady & Levesque Funeral Chapel. The family will receive condolences from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. Interment will follow in the Garland family lot in Greenwood Cemetery. As an alternative to flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 55 Day Lane, Williston, VT 05495. Arrangements are entrusted to the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home, where online condolences and memories may be shared at: www.bradyandlevesque.com

Current News & Events / Chreston Rabtoy Dies At Age 72
« on: August 30, 2018, 10:59:21 AM »
Chreston Calvin Rabtoy, 72, of St. Albans, passed away on August 29, 2018 at Burlington Health and Rehab in Burlington. He was born in Springfield on December 11, 1945 to Calvin Rabtoy and the late Donaldeen (Martin) Rabtoy. Chreston was proud to have served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He was a well driller by trade, loved woodworking with his basement full of woodworking tools. He was an avid hunter who loved to be with his family in the Fairfax woods. Chreston enjoyed all types of fishing especially deep sea fishing when he was younger. He would always make his doctors and nurses laugh during his illness and he never went anywhere without his favorite John Deere hat. He also enjoyed little children and for many years played Santa Claus for them at Fairfax concerts held at the school, with Mrs. Claus by his side.

Chreston is survived by his loving wife of 33 years Calista (Towle) Rabtoy of St. Albans, his father Calvin Rabtoy of Clarendon, two sons Chreston Rabtoy and wife Victoria of South Burlington; Joseph Belisle & Deborah Sarver of West Virginia; three daughters Diana Mackintosh and husband Scott of Mass; Julie Mackintosh and husband Greg of Mass; Calinda Turner and husband Bruce of Georgia; two brothers David Rabtoy and wife Linda of Georgia; Martin Rabtoy of Clarendon; a brother-in-law Skip Towle and wife Ann of Essex Jct.; A sister-in-law Bernice Leahy and husband Bill of St. Albans; seven grandchildren Evan Mackintosh, Morgan Mackintosh, Abigail Mackintosh, Izabella Mackintosh, Greta Mackintosh, Scott & Katie Turner, Kevin Turner, a great granddaughter Reese Turner; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and his loving faithful companion Buddy.

Per Chreston’s wishes there will be no visiting hours held. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 31, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at A. W. Rich Funeral Home – Fairfax. Memorial contributions may be made to the parking staff of Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans. The family invites you to share your memories and condolences by visiting www.awrfh.com.

Current News & Events / Al Ledoux Dies At Age 76
« on: August 17, 2018, 11:39:50 AM »
Albert Raymond Ledoux, 76, a Fairfax resident since 1968, died on August 11, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born in Montgomery, on November 20, 1941, son of Ruth Carr Ledoux and Herbert Ledoux. Albert was raised in Bakersfield by close family friends John Kennedy and John’s sister, Meme Kennedy.
Albert entered the U.S. Army on February 03, 1959 and was stationed in Korea during his service. He was also a truck driver for over 50 years.

Albert is survived by his wife Gloria Ovitt-Ledoux, his children Margo, Michael and Marie; step-children Sam, Carol, Robbie and Joan; brother Ronald; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren who greatly blessed his life.

Albert was predeceased by his daughter Michelle “Missy” Alaine Ledoux, sister, Donna, and brothers Donald, Carroll and Pete.

Albert was known by many as Papa, Daddy, Al or Ray. For the past 38 years he and his loving wife Gloria took care of each other and their blended family.

When he was not working Albert enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and restoring antique cars.

Many memories were made while deer hunting with his family and friends.  Fishing with his grandchildren gave Albert great joy and happiness.

Albert beautifully maintained his garden, lawn and trucks. He always kept the many trucks he owned, as a self-employed truck driver, clean and shiny.
Albert loved restoring antique cars. He took great pride in his 1956 Chevy Bellaire, 1966 Dodge Charger and 1966 Dodge Dart.

Albert was always willing to help his neighbors, friends, family or even someone he had just met. He worked hard, but he also enjoyed life.

A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at the Eagles Club, 42 Center Dr., Milton, VT 05468. The Memorial Service will be at 12 - 1pm and Celebration of his Life to follow will be 1 - 6pm.

The family also invites you to share your memories and condolences by visiting A.W. Rich Funeral Home website at www.awrfh.com.

In lieu of flowers, Albert wished to have donations made to the Jim Bashaw Fund at NMC Attn: Jeff Moreau, 133 Fairfield Street, St. Albans, VT 05478.

Current News & Events / Larry "Ike" Irish Dies At Age 72
« on: August 13, 2018, 04:46:45 PM »
Fairfax – Larry “Ike” Irish, age 72, died peacefully on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the St. Albans Health and Rehab Center, surrounded by his loving family.  Ike was born on December 31, 1945 in Colchester, the son of Howard and Rita (LaRochelle) Irish.

Ike grew up on the family farm in Fairfax. When he was just out of high school, he moved to CT where he learned the drywall trade.  Ike loved his friends, to joke and have a good time. He also loved to hunt, fish and target practice. He enjoyed gardening, his backyard sugarmaking, and just being at home with his family. He was also a great cook, especially on the grill.

He is survived by his longtime partner of over 40 years, Brenda Barkyoumb of Fairfax, by his children Lorraine Titus of Milton, Howard Irish and his wife Kristine of Fairfax, Dorene Whitley and her husband Bob of North Bend, WA and Austin Irish of Fairfax.  He is also survived by his grandchildren Kelsie, Connor, Ryan, Madison, Alison, Jasmine and Emma.  By his sisters and brothers, Betsy Berardinelli and her husband Frank of Monkton, Marge Jagodzinski and her husband George of Stamford CT, Ronald Irish and his wife Barbara of Fairfax VT, Linda Turner and her husband Robert of Norwalk CT, Christine Williams of Milton VT, Valerie Irish of Enosburg VT, Sheila Reece and her husband Bret of Lillington NC, and Mark Irish and his wife Debbie of Fairfax.  Also, by Brenda’s brothers and sisters Janet Yandow and her husband Roger of Essex, Gloria Ledoux of Fairfax, Betty Severance of Sheldon, Sandra Cutting of Fairfax, Linda Mathieu and her husband Richard of Westford, Kenny Barkyoumb and Sally Carpenter of West Bolton, Debbie Irish and her husband Mark of Fairfax, Susan Corse and her husband Doug of Fairfax; his sisters-in law Gisele Tretanier and Carol Barkyoumb; and by many nieces and nephews.

He was pre-deceased by his parents, his brother Charles “Joe” Irish, his sister Janet Carpenter, His son-in-law Jeffery Titus, and by his Brother’s-in-law, David Williams, Frank Barkyoumb, Ronald Cutting, John Severance and Al Ledoux.

In keeping with Ike’s wishes, there will be no Visiting Hours or Funeral Service, however a Celebration of Ike’s life will be announced at a later date.

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