Bruce M. Tinker
1938 - 2020
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Bruce M. Tinker, 82, of Barton, VT passed away suddenly on April 25, 2020 at his home. He was born April 13, 1938 to the late Floyd and Doris (Bowman) Tinker.

Bruce loved to take joy rides and go gallivanting around the Northeast Kingdom. He deeply cherished driving his car. His family truly enjoyed his company for family gatherings. Before his retirement, he was a dedicated employee at Ethan Allen Manufacturing in Orleans, VT for 42 years.

He is survived by his children: Eugene Tinker and his significant other Stephanie Gee, Susan Cloutier and her husband Michael, his grandchildren: Rebecca and her husband Chad Saari, Samantha Tinker, Zachary Tinker, Christopher Wells, Geromy Wells, and Alexandria Cloutier, by his great grandchildren: Tommy, Geno and Paige Saari, Avah Frasca, Joshua, Brooke and Melanie Wells, and Jazmin Wells.

He was predeceased by his son Homer Tinker and his two brothers Ralph and Dale Tinker.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to the Orleans Essex V.N.A. and Hospice, Inc, 46 Lakemont Road, Newport, VT 05855.

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Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch & Bouffard Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.

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Published in Newport Daily Express from May 5 to May 6, 2020.
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May 6, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
David Billado
May 5, 2020
Dear Susan, Michael and Family,
He was such a kind person with a smile for everyone. We are sorry to hear of his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Aime & Linda
Aime & Linda Cloutier
May 5, 2020
He was such a kind soul. So sorry for the family loss and thinking of you all!!
Diane Lawson
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