BERKSHIRE – Linda Ann Elizabeth Beauregard, age 33, passed away Tuesday morning May 11, 2004 at her home surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born January 19, 1971 in St. Albans the daughter of Hilaire & Gisele (Gagne) Beauregard.
Linda was a 1989 graduate of Missisquoi Valley Union High School in Swanton and participated in the foreign exchange program in Stuttgart, Germany in her senior year. Following high school she attended McGill University in Montreal. In 1991 Linda moved to Colorado and attended Colorado State University and worked as a land surveyor until 1999. While living in Colorado she gave birth to her son Ari on April 18, 1997. In July of 2000 Linda graduated from the Florida School of Massage with a certificate in massage and hydrotherapy at which time she started her own business as a massage therapist in Orlando and Gainesville, FL. In December of 2003 Linda moved to Vermont to be surrounded by her friends and family.
The center of her life and her pride and joy was caring for her loving son Ari. Linda will be remembered as being a loving and nurturing mother. She was a true animal and nature lover with particular interest in horses, gardening, the outdoors & camping and was a gifted natural artistic talent
She is survived by her son, Ari Ryan Kiley Beauregard of Berkshire; her parents, Hilaire & Gisele Beauregard of Berkshire; her sister and her husband, Mary & Lance Early of Montgomery; her brother and his wife, Steven & Catherine Beauregard and their children, Amanda, Olivia, and Sean all of Fairfield; her step grandmother, Lizette Beauregard of Montreal, Que. Canada; several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Donat & Eva (Chauvette) Gagne; her maternal grandparents, Jean & Olivette (Gilbert) Beauregard.
Funeral services will be held Friday morning May 14, 2004 at 11:00 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Enosburg Falls with Rev. Benedict Kiely celebrating the mass of Christian burial. Interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Enosburg Falls.
Visiting hours will be held Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls
For those who wish, contributions in Linda’s memory may be made to the Ari Beauregard Education Fund, C/O Lyndonville Savings Bank, P.O. Box 469, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450
On-line condolences may be sent to the family through www.spearsfuneralhome.com