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2BOLID070212A.jpg DORIS M. (PROVOST) ROBIDEAU BOLIN - WINOOSKI - Doris Marie (Provost) Robideau Bolin, 88, passed away on June 30, 2012, in Birchwood Nursing Home in Burlington. She was born on June 10, 1924, daughter of the late Alfred and Yvonne (Pecor) Provost. Doris loved life, people and enjoyed volunteering at the local charities and The Claremont Senior Center in New Hampshire. She loved playing Bingo, love story novels and the old Shirley Temple movies. Our mom loved children, she was the neighborhood mom growing up, and as a grandmother enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren who brought great joy to her life. Our Dot will be greatly missed. She is survived by three sons, Louis Robideau and wife, Catherine, of Colchester, Earl Bolin Jr. and fiancee, Carol, of Bradford, and Edward Bolin of Bristol; three daughters, Carol Hogaboom and husband, Gary, of Colchester, Barbara Berry of Bristol, and Chery L. Gebeault and husband, Steve, of Bristol; daughter-in-law, Linda Robideau of Tennessee; two sisters, Alberta Reel and husband, George, of Turner Falls, Mass., and Jeannette LeDuc and husband, Roger, of Franklin; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is also predeceased by her husbands, Matty Robideau and Earl E. Bolin Sr.; son, Francis J. Robideau; daughter, Patricia Burdette; two brothers, Francis and George Provost; and three sisters, Irene Decoteau, Anita Hathaway, and Theresa DesMarais. Special thanks to the nurses at Birchwood who took special care of our Mom and to a special caregiver and friend, Gail Hance. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, July 5, 2012, from 4 to 6 p.m. at A.W. Rich Funeral Home - Essex Chapel. Inurnment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by A.W. Rich Funeral Home - Essex Chapel, 57 Main St., Essex Junction, VT 05452. The family invites you to share your memories and online condolences by visiting www.awrichfuneralhomes.com.

Published in The Burlington Free Press on July 2, 2012
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