MARCEL AUDET SHOREHAM - Marcel F. Audet, 85, passed away in HPH Hospice, Brookville, Fla., on April 11, 2013, with his loving wife, Yvonne, and his adoring daughter, Yvette Whittemore, by his side. Born in Shoreham, March 13, 1928, he was the son of the late Amedee and Cordelia (Dutil) Audet. Marcel married Yvonne Lamoureux on Sept. 21, 1963. Marcel retired from Cartmell's / Green Mountain Tractor as shop foreman after 28 years of service. He was considered to be one of the best farm machinery mechanics in all of the New England States. After his retirement, farmers would still call on him for advice and expertise. Marcel was a 4th degree Knights of Columbus member. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was discharged as a Sergeant and head of a motor pool. He loved spending his winters in Florida with his wife of 49 and a half years, working at flea markets and meeting all his new friends. He was admired and well respected by all. Surviving family members include his wife, Yvonne; their daughter and son-in-law, Yvette and George Whittemore; grandchildren, Travus and Tosha Whittemore; his siblings, Madeleine Dubois, Robert and Claire Audet of Shoreham, and Carmen Desforges of Middlebury; sister-in-law, Joan Audet of Cornwall; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Henry Audet; sisters, Rollande and her husband, Ernest Cloutier, and Jeanette and her husband, Theodore Lalonde; and brothers-inlaw, George Dubois and John Desforges. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, at St. Mary's Church Middlebury with the Rev. William R. Beaudin, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will be at a later date in St. Mary's Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home, 117 So. Main St., Middlebury; www.sandersonfuneral service.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to HFH Hospice Foundation, Donation Department, 12107 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, FL 34667-2455.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on Apr. 23, 2013