YVONNE LILLIAN (PRATT) BLONDIN - WINOOSKI - Yvonne Lillian (Pratt) Blondin, 85, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 24, 2014, with her loving family by her side. Yvonne was born Aug. 30, 1928, in Winooski, the daughter of Leo and Isabelle Pratt. She was married to Robert Blondin on Nov. 4, 1950, in Winooski. As a young adult she was a member of the Civil Air Patrol. During her children's school years she was very active in the PTA, and was the President of the Women's Auxiliary of VFW. She owned her own business as a survey consultant. Yvonne was a parishioner of Our Lady of Grace Church and enjoyed teaching religious instruction to young children for many years. A loving and devoted wife and mother to her six children, she was an outstanding homemaker and always loved to have her home filled with family and friends. Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Bob; children, Steve, Dawn Bain and husband, Bob, Mark and wife, Donna, Marnie Marrier and husband, John, Kevin, and Dana and wife, Madonna; grandchildren, Whitney, Samantha, Derek, Scott, Judi, Danielle, Megan, and Amanda; great-grandchildren, Riley and Cameron; three sisters, Clair Prim, Theresa Kellogg, and Jeanette French; extended family; and countless friends. She was predeceased by sister, Lucille Dunphy; brother, Francis Pratt; and grandson, Eric Marrier. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Our Lady of Grace Church, Colchester. Arrangements are under the care of the LaVigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.lavignefuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in Yvonne's name may be made to the
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Winooski, VT 05404
Published in The Burlington Free Press on Apr. 27, 2014