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Hugette Marie ThompsonNovember 18, 1936 ~ June 2, 2017 (age 80)
Huguette Marie Thompson, age 80, of Sheffield, VT died June 2, 2017.
She was born on November 18, 1936, in Magog, Canada, daughter to Zephrin and Marie (Douillard) Pelletier. She grew up in Lancaster NH before moving to West Burke and she worked on the family farm there. When she was old enough she went to work in the shoe shops to help support the family.
On August 11, 1955, Huguette married Richard Charles Thompson. They shared 61 years together and never fought once. Huguette was a homemaker, a seamstress, and a cook living her entire married life in Sheffield.
Huguette enjoyed sewing, quilting, knitting and gardening. She loved her children and family and her main focus was Richard. She especially liked working with him at the Transfer Station in Wheelock. She volunteered at the food shelf in Sheffield and cooked at the Sheffield Field Day. Huguette was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Lyndonville.
She is survived by her loving husband: Richard Thompson of Sheffield; a son: Ernest Thompson and wife, Karen, of Sheffield; three daughters: Dianne Lambert and husband, Maurice, and Darlene Fadden and husband, Jim, all of Bethlehem, NH, and Marion Nelson and partner, Kasandra Locke, of St. Johnsbury, VT; five brothers: Jacquie Pelletier and Real Pelletier and wife, Brenda, Paul Pelletier and wife, Marie, all of Littleton, NH, Lucien Pelletier of Florida, and Leonard Pelletier and wife, Donna, of Dalton, NH; two sister: Louise McClure and husband, Roland, of Lyndonville, VT, and Arline Dezan of California; seven grandchildren: Amanda, Joseph, Rebecca, Julie, Michael, Tessa, and Cooper; and one great-grandchild; Sawyer.
Huguette is predeceased by her brothers: Edger and Gene Pelletier.
Friends may call on the family Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 4 – 6 PM at Guibord Funeral Home located on the corner of Center and Main Streets in Lyndonville, VT.
There will be a prayer service officiated by Fr. Curtis Miller and the Rev. Dr. Robert A. Potter on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Guibord Funeral Home followed immediately by burial at William Dexter Cemetery in Sheffield.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Huguette’s name to the Sheffield Food Shelf, PO Box 36 Sheffield, VT 05866.
Condolences and memories can be shared with the family online at www.guibordfh.com
Sheffield Food Shelf
P.O. Box 36, Sheffield VT 05866