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WALTER T. TROESCHER - WINOOSKI - Walter T. Troescher, 82, a longtime resident of Winooski, died peacefully with loving family at his side on Thursday, July 3, 2014, in the Vermont Respite House, Williston. Walter was born in Valley Stream, Long Island, N.Y., on March 8, 1932, the son of Walter Thomas Troescher Sr. and Margaret (McNally) Troescher. He served his country during the Korean Conflict for the United States Army. On Dec. 31, 1955, he was married at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Burlington to Jeannette (Bourgeois) Troescher. Walter was employed for many years at Valades Restaurant, Saga Food at the University of Vermont, and at IBM for 23 years, retiring in 1987. He enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening, casinos, baking, hunting, fishing, watching golf on TV, and also enjoyed all the birds at his bird feeders. Walter is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jeannette Troescher; their four children, Margaret "Peggy" Pratt and her husband, Paul, and their family, Paul, Laura, Zachary, Lillian and Patrick; Kathy Herje and her husband, Kare, and their family, Jessica, Knut, Maximillian, Vienna, Brian, Kristine, Jonathan and William; Wally Troescher and his wife, Ann, and their children, Mike, Lindsey, Tyler, Alyx, Courtney, Nicole, Arianna, Dominic, Trevor, and Ellyahna; and Billy Troescher and his wife, Denise, and their children, Andrew, Ashlee, Sarah, Austin and Natalie; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family. The Troescher family wishes to extend their special thanks to Dr. Joe Haddock for his compassionate care. Visiting hours will be on Sunday, July 6, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the LaVigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 132 Main St. in Winooski. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, July 7, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church on St. Peter Street in Winooski. Interment will follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Online condolences can be shared with the family at In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Vermont Respite House, 99 Allen Brook Lane, Williston, VT 05495.

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Lavigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service
132 Main St Winooski, VT 05404
(802) 655-3480
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on July 4, 2014
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