RICHFORD - Mark G. Brouillette, age 68, passed away Friday January 23, 2004 at his home with his loving family at his side.
Mark was born October 19, 1935 in St.Albans the son of the late George & Cleora Brouillette.
Mark was a well known dairy farmer till January 1998, when he was forced to sell for health reasons. Mark was very proud of his modern dairy operation and always loved his profession. During his brief illness he was always willing to talk about farming. Mark’s other pride and joy were his two daughters and grandchildren.
Mark graduated from Richford High School and Champlain College. He was a former member of FFA and the Vermont National Guard in Enosburg Falls. Mark was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Richford where he was also a member of the choir and was known for his beautiful voice. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2610 of All Saints Parish, and the American Legion Post # 12 of Richford. Mark enjoyed performing in local Minstrel and Variety Shows.
He is survived by his wife, Heidi (Veith) Brouillette of Richford; 2 daughters, Katie Cate and her husband Adam, Keri Brouillette; his 2 grandchildren whom he loved, Alex & Hannah Cate all of Burlington, VT; a brother and his wife, Philip & Jeannette Brouillette of Burlington, MA; a sister, Louise Brouillette of West Palm Beach, FL; a brother-in-law, Reginald LaFontaine of Champlain, NY; several nieces and nephews; a very special friend of the family, Irene Lynch. Besides his parents he was predeceased by 2 sisters, Elizabeth LaFontaine in September 2001; and, Lillian Brouillette in March 2003.
A mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday January 27, 2004 at 11:00 at All Saints Catholic Church in Richford. Interment will be next spring in All Saints Cemetery in Richford
Visiting hours will be held Monday from 5-8 pm at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls, VT
For those who wish, contributions in Mark’s memory may be made to the Franklin County Home Health Agency, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478 or to the Richford Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 236, Richford, VT 05476.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family through www.spearsfuneralhome.com