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Obituary: Carol A. (Shappy) Palin, 1936-2015, Colchester

Published April 2, 2015 at 4:00 a.m.

Carol A. (Shappy) Palin, 78, passed away March 29, 2015 on Palm Sunday surrounded by her loving family. She worked in the health care industry for many years. She loved playing card games with family, cake decorating, fishing, traveling, most of all she loved laughing and joking with everyone. Left to cherish her memory are her children Jeff (Gisele) Palin of Huntington, Royal (Theresa) Palin of St. George, John (Chris) Palin of Starksboro, Denise Palin of Milton, Roger Palin of Burlington, and Christine (Nancy) Palin of Barre, along with her 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren, and her siblings Marlene Purdue, James (Marlene) Shappy, Elanie Farias, Dana (Michelle) Shappy, and Gayle Shappy. She is pre-deceased by her husband Roy Palin and her companion Art Gratton. Calling hours will be Monday April 6, 2015 from 4:00 to 7:00PM at LaVigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service 132 Main St. Winooski, VT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11AM Tuesday April 7, 2015 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Colchester, VT. Donations can be made to American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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