Milton – Rose Mary Guilmette, 87, died peacefully at her home, on Monday July 24, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.
Rose was born on August 15, 1929 in Colchester, the daughter of the late Napoleon and Grace LaRock Pidgeon.
Rose was married to Richard Guilmette Sr. on April 3, 1948
She had worked at the Screen Shop in Winooski and later for General Electric.
A very crafty person, she loved sewing, ceramics, knitting, crocheting, reading and playing computer games on her X-Box.
She was a communicant of St. Ann Catholic Church in Milton.
Rose is survived by her husband of over 69 years, Richard Guilmette Sr. of Milton, her children Brenda Estus and her husband Gary of Westford, Suzanne Sauve and her husband Stephen of Grand Isle and Stephen Guilmette of Milton; by her grandchildren and great grandchildren, her sister Connie, her brother in law, Dick and several nieces and nephews and her special cat, Angel.
She was predeceased by her son Richard Guilmette Jr., her grandson Jason and her brothers and sisters; Lorette, Rita, Francis, Paul and Nancy.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 11 am in the Minor Funeral Home in Milton with Fr. John Feltz officiating.
Burial will be follow in the Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery in Colchester.
A special thank you is extended to the kind folks at the VNA Hospice for the compassionate care extended to Rose during her illness.
Flowers are welcome, or memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 55 Day Lane, Williston, VT 05495-1460 or to either the VNA Home Care Program or the VNA Hospice Program, please specify as both addressed to 1110 Prim Road, Colchester, VT 05446