Norman R. Leonard

LYNDONVILLE - Norman Russell Leonard, 81, of Leonard Street in Lyndonville, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at UVM Medical Center.
Norman was born July 24, 1937, to Ernest and Edith (Vancour) Leonard, in the house on Leonard Street where he lived most of his life.
He worked for many years at Tap & Die as a machinist, retiring in 1999. He also had several part-time second jobs, including with the Lyndonville Post Office and the Sutton School.
He enjoyed playing bingo, as well as his daily coffee at Bagel Depot, along with several visits to Dunkin' Donuts and Saturday night dinners at Mooselook Restaurant.
He is survived by three daughters Pam Benoit and husband John, of Montpelier, Vermont, Penny Roy and husband Jerry, of Lyndonville, Vermont, Shannon Romeo and husband Martin, of Barre, Vermont; a brother, Reggie Leonard, of Lyndonville; seven grandchildren Stephen Benoit (Megan), Peter Benoit (Whit Harris), Ashley VanZandt (Jon), Courtney Roy, Bradley, Nathan and AJ Romeo; four great-grandchildren Kamryn, JaeTee, Isabella, Colin; several cousins, nieces, nephews; and his beloved dog, Luke.
Norman was predeceased by five brothers Howard, Merton, Ernest, Floyd, Cecil; a sister, Alberta, and an infant sister, Beverly.
Funeral services officiated by Rev. Jay Sprout were held Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, 11 p.m. at Guibord Funeral Home, 15 Main St. in Lyndonville, Vermont. Burial followed in Lyndon Center Cemetery. Everyone was invited to "The House" at 100 Leonard Street for a cookout after services and burial.
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Guibord Funeral Home
15 Main St Lyndonville, VT 05851
(802) 626-9389

Published in Times Argus on Sept. 11, 2018