VIRGINIA G. DASSE(1927 - 2014)

VIRGINIA G. DASSE - SOUTH BURLINGTON - Virginia G. Dasse, 86, of South Burlington, died on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, in Fletcher Allen Health Care. She was born in Burlington on Dec. 21, 1927, the daughter of the late Harry and Mary (Bryant) Gonyea. She was married to Norman S. Dasse on Sept. 10, 1949, in Burlington. He predeceased her in 1996. She resided in Connecticut from 1954 to 2007, in Meriden and Farmington, working for Connecticut General/CIGNA during that time. She returned to Burlington in 2007 and resided at Northern Meridian and Allenwood Apartments in South Burlington. Virginia is survived by her children, Bruce Dasse of Guilford, Conn., and Dawn Bradshaw and husband, Keith, of Chittenango, N.Y.; sisters, Marilyn Tripp of Sanford, Fla., Harriette Price of Houston, Texas, and Shirley Wright of Sanford, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Yvonne Gonyea and Marjorie Ploof; and brother, Harry Gonyea Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 9, 2014, at 11 a.m. in Christ the King Church, Burlington. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, May 8, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Ready Funeral & Cremation Service South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Rd., Burlington. A graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Farmington, Conn., on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. To send online condolences to the family please visit In lieu of flowers, donations in Virginia's memory may be made to the Vermont Affiliate, 434 Hurricane Lane, Williston, VT 05495; or to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Funeral Home

Ready Funeral Service, Inc.
261 Shelburne Road Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 862-0991

Published in The Burlington Free Press on May 7, 2014