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THERESA P. INGRAM BURLINGTON - Theresa P. Ingram, 95, of Burlington, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, in Fletcher Allen Health Care. She was born in Swanton on Sept. 15, 1918, the daughter of French Canadian parents, Emilien and Marie Anne (Valois) Papineau. She graduated from St. Ann's Academy and the Bishop DeGoesbriand School of Nursing. Theresa was a World War II veteran serving with the US Army as First Lieutenant in the European Theater with the 2nd Evacuation Hospital. The hospital served the 8th Air Force in England and was then assigned to the 1st Army as a tent hospital in St. Lo, France. They followed the 1st Army into Germany, when the war ended she was awarded five Bronze Stars for the five campaigns. Following the war, she returned to Burlington and worked 30 years at Mary Fletcher Hospital (MCHV/FAHC), 20 years as night supervisor. Theresa was an avid bowler, bowling in a league three times a week, and a passionate bridge player. She became a life master in bridge in 2005. She is survived by her three children, Jean Ingram of Swanton, Barbara Younkin of Spartensburg, S.C., and Douglas Ingram and wife, Sharon, of Cedar Key, Fla.; five grandchildren, Jim, Eric, and Mike Younkin, and Chris and Nate Ingram. She was predeceased by two brothers, Leo and John Paul Papineau; and sister, Alice Boucher. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at 10 a.m. in Christ the King Church. Burial will be on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Randolph, with full military honors provided. There will be no visiting hours. Arrangements are in the care of the Ready Funeral and Cremation Service South Chapel, Burlington. To send online condolences to the family please visit

Published in The Burlington Free Press on Nov. 22, 2013
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