Priscilla F. (Piette) Fortin
1924 - 2021
Curtis-Britch & Bouffard Funeral Homes - Barton
12 Elm Street
Barton, VT
Priscilla F. (Piette) Fortin passed away at 97 years old with a long battle with cancer at the Maple Lane Nursing Home in Barton, VT on October 15,2021.
She was born July 9, 1924 in St. Francois, Quebec, Canada. The daughter of Clarence and Annie (Guay) Piette. She was the 3rd child of 8. She married John Marie Fortin on April 28, 1942 at St. Mary's Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Newport, VT.
She attended local school in Lowell, VT and Rock Island Canada. She worked on their farm 23 years in Holland, VT. After they moved to Newport she worked at Kelly's Restaurant, Sonney's and BF Moore and Slalom sewing factory. She enjoyed working in the yard, flower beds and garden.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Annie Piette, her husband John Fortin, 4 sisters: Germaine and husband George Fontaine, Rhena and husband Paul Letourneau, Bertha Royer, Simone and husband Lionel Fortin, two brothers Sylva and wife Simone Piette, Marcel and wife Rita Piette, two grandsons, John M. Sargent and Frank Fontaine.
She is survived by her sister Theresa Anderson of Newport WA, and her children Yvette A. Fontaine of Vermont, Bernard J. Fortin and wife Shirley of Texas, Janet D. Sargent and husband of VT, and Ronald L. Fortin of Montana, 11 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, , 11 great great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial mass will be celebrated on Wednesday October 20, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Edward's Catholic Church in Derby Line. Burial will follow in St. Edward's Cemetery in Derby Line, VT.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to cancer at Mary Wright Halo Foundation, 1073 Upper Quarry Road, Newport, VT 05855. On-line condolences at
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch & Bouffard Funeral Home, & Cremation Service, locally family owned and operated.
Published by Newport Daily Express from Oct. 17 to Oct. 18, 2021.
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Memorial Mass
St. Edward's Catholic Church
Derby Line, VT
St. Edward's Cemetery
Derby Line, VT
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