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Obituary: Linda Anne Comeau, 1947-2015, Burlington

Published March 16, 2015 at 4:00 a.m.

Linda Anne Comeau
  • Linda Anne Comeau

Linda (Lynn) Anne (Parrow) Comeau, 67, passed away on March 7, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center, with her loving family by her side.

Lynn was born December 30, 1947 in Winooski, daughter of Richard and Theresa (Desforge) Parrow. She graduated from Winooski High School in 1966. Lynn married the love of her life, Richard D. Comeau, on October 19, 1968. They were married for 46 years. Lynn was also the beloved mother of Kevin and grandmother to Tyler.

Lynn will be remembered for her love of animals, including birds, squirrels, dogs, and her special cat Cali Lynn. She loved her flower gardens, sunbathing, talking on the phone, and family get-togethers. Lynn was particularly known for her writing talents, especially in poetry. She also touched many lives working as a florist for well over 20 years.

Lynn is survived by her husband Richard (Dick) Comeau, her son Kevin Comeau, her grandson Tyler Comeau, her special cat Cali Lynn, her brother-in-law J. Robert Comeau and his wife Pat, her sister-in law Kathy C. Therriault and her husband Henry, nieces and nephews Kim Parah, Ryan Therriault, Heather Sikora, and Angie Isaacs, and great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her uncle Paul Desforge and his wife Frieda, her aunt Claire Mercure, and her cousin Joan Tessier and her husband Bob. Others include special friends Judy Kellaway, Lynn Varin, Linda Shangraw, and Nancy MacDonald, as well as many other special neighbors and friends she knew throughout the years.

She is predeceased by her parents, sister-in-law Mary Pat Gibbs, brother-in-law George Comeau, and cousin Sue Bessette.

A special thanks goes to Dr. Diane Haddock, Dr. Jaina Clough, the VNA team, and the staff at UVM Medical Center.

Donations may be made in Lynn’s name to the Humane Society, 142 Kindness Court South Burlington, VT 05403.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of LaVigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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