GRANITEVILLE - Gisele B. Trepanier, 80, of Donahue Road, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2012, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin with her family at her bedside.
Born in Ste. Cecile de Frontenac, PQ., on January 22, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Camille and Yvonne (Gregoire) Roy.
After her marriage to Albert Trepanier, they resided in Maine and East Barre before moving to Graniteville, where they made their home. She was employed at the former Sprague Electric in Barre for many years.
Gisele enjoyed fishing, camping with family and friends and making frequent trips to the Casino.
Gisele is survived by her four sons, Roger Trepanier and his wife, Linda of East Barre; Lawrence Trepanier and his wife, Wanda, also of East Barre; Norman Trepanier and his wife, Claire of Washington; Steve Trepanier and his wife, Joanne of Essex; one daughter, Susie Gokey and her husband, Ken of Cabot.
She loved her family, especially her grandchildren, Albert Trepanier and his wife, Melissa of Websterville; Monique Spooner and her husband, Burton of E. Montpelier; Tara Rivet and her husband, Mike of Williamstown; Karissa Trepanier and her companion, Mike Bernier of Williamstown; Matthew Trepanier and his companion, Danielle Spencer also of Williamstown; Dana Trepanier of E. Barre; Elaine Trepanier and her companion, Duncan Taylor of Ireland; Nicole Gokey of Barre and Charlie Trepanier of Williamstown, as well as many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Gisele recently lost her partner of 30 years, Charles "Joe" Irish, also known as "Papa Joe."
Gisele also leaves behind three sisters, Elizabeth, Jacklyn and Angele, and one brother, Claude Roy.
Besides her husband Albert, she was predeceased by one brother, Gaston and sister, Clemence.
Please join us for a celebration of Gisele's life at the Canadian Club in Barre on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at 1 p.m. A luncheon will be served at 1:30 p.m.
Contributions, in Gisele's memory, may be made to Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641.
The Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home of 58 Summer St., Barre, is assisting the family with the arrangements.