PAULA JEAN VERONNEAU - COLCHESTER - Paula Jean Veronneau, 49, passed away at her home in Colchester, with her family by her side, on Aug. 5, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Paula was born in Burlington on Aug. 28, 1964, the daughter of Wilfred Billado and Shirley (Jones) Billado. She graduated from Burlington High School in 1982 and worked at Henry's Diner from 1982 until 1996. She married Bryan Scott Veronneau at Holy Cross Church in Colchester on June 3, 1989. For the past 12 years, she has worked as a manager at Oil n Go in Essex Junction. Paula enjoyed going on walks with her dog, Daytona, and was often seen tanning in the backyard. She loved watching NASCAR and often spent Saturday nights watching Lifetime movies with her daughter, Kristen. In her spare time, she enjoyed planting flowers in her gardens. Paula will always be remembered by her friends and family as an amazing woman who touched the lives of everyone she met. She was a hardworking, loving person who was always seen with a smile on her face no matter what the circumstances. She dedicated her life to her children, and always expressed how proud she was of the people they grew up to be. She is survived by her children, Alex Michael Veronneau and his fiancee, Lindsay Cameron, Jennifer Ann Veronneau and her boyfriend, Jacob Wallis, Kristen Ashley Veronneau and her boyfriend, Travis Newsome, and their father, Bryan Scott Veronneau, all of Colchester; her fiance, Paul Edward Cerveniski, also of Colchester; her mother, Shirley Lumbra and her spouse, Gerald Lumbra of Burlington; six brothers and sisters; her special canine friend, Daytona; and all of her inlaws in the Veronneau family. A special thank you goes to her sister-in-law, Dawn (Veronneau) Dorey, Jeff Dickie, Rob Remillard and the rest of her Oil n Go family, for all of their loving support during Paula's illness. Public visiting hours to honor Paula will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at the Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Home, 85 North Winooski Ave., Burlington, VT 05401. Arrangements are by Boucher and Pritchard Funeral Directors. In lieu of flowers, donations in Paula's memory may be made to the VNA Hospice Program, 1110 Prim Rd., Colchester, VT 05446; or to the
, 55 Day Lane, Colchester, VT 05446.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on Aug. 7, 2014