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Yvette R. (Rock) Walker

April 1, 1945 ~ March 4, 2021 (age 75)


Yvette Rosina Walker, age 75, of Mtn. View Drive, passed away at the Pines Rehabilitation & Health Center on Thursday, March 4, 2021, following a brief decline.

Yvette was born in Richford, VT, on April 1, 1945, daughter to the late Paul Leo and Lucille Margarette (Pinsonnault) Rock. She married Lincoln Willson and they lived in Waterford for a time before moving to Wheelock.  There they ran the family farm until his passing.  Yvette moved to Sheffield around 1990 and worked in housekeeping at the LynBurke Motel as well as Murphy Motel for many years.  She was an avid farmer and gardener, loved having family close and made sure that her door was always open.

Yvette is survived by 2 children: Melvin Willson of St. Johnsbury and Robin Willson Rivers of Wolcott, her sister and best friend: Norma Kimball, of W. Danville, VT, her brother: Wendell Rock and wife, Judy, of Springhill, FL, sisters-in-law: Joanne Wright of Fairhaven, VT, Ann Moulton of Farmington, ME, brother-in-law: David Willson and wife, Marie, of Lyndonville, a very close and dear friend: Marion Mohri of Wheelock, and her buddy and comfort of the last 5 years, Tiny, her Pomeranian.

She was predeceased by her first husband: Lincoln Willson, Jr., 4/20/1963-12/18/1985, her second husband Willie H. Walker, Jr. 4/18/1992 – 5/15/2009, her step-father: Kermit Howland in 1990, her brother-in-law: Edward Kimball in 2011 and a special aunt: Rita Audette in 2020.

A Graveside Service is planned for 2PM, Saturday, June 5, 2021, at the Passumpsic Cemetery, Rt 5 in Waterford. VT. Restrictions permitting. There will be no Calling Hours at this time.

Memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society PO Box 3333, Montpelier, VT 05601 or to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude's Place, Memphis, TN 38105

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Graveside Service
June 5, 2021

2:00 PM
Passumpsic Cemetery
Rt 5
Waterford, VT 05848
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American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 3333, Montpelier VT 05601

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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