ROBERT E. KING - WINOOSKI - Robert E. King, 83, of Winooski passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in the Vermont Respite House, in Williston, surrounded by loving family. Robert was born in Burlington on June 30, 1931, the son of Arthur King and Florence (Vallequette) King. He was married on July 12, 1987, to Jane (Dion) King. Bob was employed by the Burlington Water Department for 30 years, and was a part-time employee at SSTA. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Jane Dion King; his children, Robert King Jr. and his wife, Terry, Marty King, Brian King, and Laurie Detore; grandchildren, Robbie and his wife, Caitlin, Rachel, Rebecca, Nicholas, and Christopher; many friends and extended family. He was predeceased by his father, Arthur King; his mother, Florence Mitchell; his son, Greg King in 2006; and his sister, Ruth Carr. The King family would like to thank the staff at the Vermont Respite House for the wonderful care they gave him. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Winooski. Interment will follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. There will be no visiting hours. Arrangements are with the LaVigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 132 Main St., in Winooski. Online condolences can be shared with the family at www.lavignefuneralhome.com. 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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Published in The Burlington Free Press on July 29, 2014