- Allen Edward Menard
Allen Edward Menard, age 61, passed away on March 13th 2014 at Fletcher Allen Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Allen was born on May 3rd 1952 to Doris Sweeney and Edward Menard, later married to Jean Menard. He leaves behind four children; Heather (Steven) Spinks; Allen (Jen) Root; Angela (Jamie) Menard; and Miranda (Everrod) Menard. His seven grandchildren; Shean Carey, Sarah Carey and Paige Begins; Jordan and Joshua Reil; and Taylen and Taliah Bennett. His newly added great-grandchildren; Miguel Pineda and Nova Carey. He also leaves behind nine loving and dedicated siblings; Linda Charbonneau, Brenda Cain, Susan Burns, Lori Mashteare, Danny (Vicki) Menard, Joey (Becky) Menard, Jamy (Ann) Menard, Bryan Menard, and Lisa Menard; also, a step-sister Sherry Mahoney. He leaves behind many nieces, nephews and great friendships, with a special mention of his lifelong friend, Paul Slingerland. He is predeceased by both parents, Edward and Doris Menard. Allen kept his family and friends close to his heart and touched the lives of many. He was a proud member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #4218 where his memorial service will be held on Sunday March 23rd, from 1 to 5 pm, located at 42 Centre Drive in Milton, VT. Burial will be determined at a later date. All are welcome to come celebrate the life of such an amazing Father, brother, and friend. Donations can be accepted at the Eagles Club to help with family matters. Online condolences may be shared with the family at lavignefuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the care of LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski.