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Pauline Cormier

January 21, 2019

Pauline Cormier

Williston - Pauline Cormier, 86, passed away on Jan. 21, 2019, in the UVM Medical Center in Burlington. Born in Hardwick, VT, in 1932, she was the daughter of the late Davila and Elodie Brochu and had 13 brothers and sisters. She married James Cormier in 1951 and moved to Seymour, CT, where Jim found employment and they started their family. Pauline and Jim moved to VT in 1965 and have lived in Williston ever since. Pauline was an avid bowler in her younger years and loved all kinds of sports. She was a big fan of the Boston Red Sox. She was very active in church activities and gave generously of her time. Pauline received a Recognition of Women in Ministry certificate in 2006 from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington. She also delivered Meals on Wheels for many years. She enjoyed cooking on an old fashioned wood stove where she warmed up her family and friends and served them delicious meals. Pauline was predeceased by her husband, Jim, after 63 years of marriage. She leaves a son, Edmond and wife, Holly, of Fairfax; daughter, Rita Lemire and husband, Marc, of Rotonda W. Fla.; daughter, Irene Cormier, of Burlington, and four grandchildren, Jennifer Stafford, Brad Cormier, Bethany Rule, and Sarah Wood; nine great grandchildren; sister Gisele Guillette of Naugatuck, CT; two brothers, Gerard Brochu of Oxford, CT and Jacques Brochu of Colchester. Special thanks go to her dear friend Janet Long of Williston for her friendship to Pauline over the last several years. In lieu of calling hours a Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at 11:00 am at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Williston. Interment will follow in the spring. Arrangements are in care of the Corbin & Palmer Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant Street, Essex Junction. Contributions in Pauline's memory may be sent to the VNA at UVM Medical Network at 1110 Prim Rd., Colchester, VT 05446. Please specify on check "Regular VNA Fund."

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