PAUL E. BARROWS - BRISTOL - Paul E. Barrows, 49, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at his home in Bristol. He was born July 2, 1963, in Springfield, Mass., the son of the late George Barrows, and Joan (Tatro) Barrows and companion, William "Bill" Ladeau. Paul was employed by D&M Petroleum of Monkton as a Petroleum Service Technician, a job he loved. He enjoyed going to work each day with his great co-workers. Paul spent his early years in Enfield, Conn., and moved with his family to Vermont in the early '70s. Paul married the love of his life, Linda (Jones) Barrows, on Aug. 6, 2011. They lived happily in Bristol with their loving companions, Buster, Kohbe, Mr. Titters and Precious. Paul will also leave to cherish his memory his loving brother and dear friend, Mark Barrows of Monkton; niece, Angela Barrows, and nephew, Kyle Barrows; beloved stepchildren, Melissa Jones of Bristol, and Crystal Jones of Burlington; brother-in-law, John Paul Jones of St. Johnsbury; Becky Cowin and Paul Cowin; mother-in-law, Colette Paul and companion, William J. McCarthy; and dear friend, Terry T.P. Barrows. Paul also leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends. Paul was a loving, kind, gentle man with a heart the size of Vermont. He will be missed by all who had the good fortune to know him. In honor of Paul, please love an animal today. A memorial service to celebrate Paul's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Addison County Humane Society, 236 Boardman St., Middlebury, VT 05753.

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Brown-McClay Funeral Homes Inc.
4 South Street Bristol, VT 05443
(802) 453-2301

Published in The Burlington Free Press on Feb. 9, 2013