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Thomas Hudon

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Thomas Hudon

BRATTLEBORO On January 17th 2016 Thomas J. Hudon, 68, died peacefully at home with his wife and family at his side.Born in Brattleboro, Tom was the son of the late Ernest (Pete) and Lillian Hudon. He attended area schools and graduated from BUHS in 1965. After graduation Tom survived a severe motor vehicle accident. After he recovered he worked as a cook at Marlboro College and the Stone Fence Inn. He then tried his hand at automotive repair and began working at Montgomery Ward. He liked it so much that he opened Sonny's Sunoco. He worked long hours to build his business and eventually he opened a second repair shop on Western Avenue. He added another by converting the 'Getty' to a full service gas station, convenience store & deli which he named The Pit Stop. He traded in his mechanic's tools for a spatula and returned to his love of cooking as The Pit Stop's cook. Tom was predeceased by his brother, Daniel Hudon. Tom is survived by his loving wife, Michele; his sister, Jan and her husband, Skip Zalneraitis of Bratteboro, sister, Jill Hudon of Bennington, brother, Benjamin Hudon of Brattleboro, his nephew, Michael Slyk and his wife, Mel of Lewiston, ME, his niece, Amanda and her husband, Kyle Chubb and their daughter, Kairi of Miller's Falls as well as numerous cousins from Brattleboro and the surrounding towns. SERVICES: Calling hours will be on Friday, January 22nd from 2 to 4p.m. and 6 to 8p.m. at Ker-Westerlund Funeral Home at 57 High Street Brattleboro. A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, January 23rd at 11a.m. at Saint Michael's Catholic Church at 47 Walnut Street in Brattleboro. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Gathering Place, 30 Terrace Street in Brattleboro or St. Michaels School, 47 Walnut Street also in Brattleboro.
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Jan. 19, 2016
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