- Donna Lee (Navin) Beaudoin
Donna Lee (Navin) Beaudoin, 55, passed suddenly on Friday, May 9th, 2014 from complications of a brain tumor. She was born on December 2, 1958 in Patterson, New Jersey to Robert J. and Ruth Navin. In 1985, she relocated to Vermont with her family. She had a passion for baking and cooking and possessed a master of gardening certification, enjoying much of her time outdoors. Donna was a very talented artist, creating beauty through her drawings, paintings, felting, and so much more. Donna had an impressive skill for rug hooking and was a member of The Green Mountain Rug Hookers Guild. She proudly displayed her work in shows at Shelburne Museum and in several “Hooked in the Mountains” publications. She is survived by her two children: Jessie Mongeon and her husband Wade of Cambridge, VT and Myles Beaudoin of Redmond, WA. She is the sister of William, Robert, James, John, Charles, Patrick, and Kathleen. She has three grandchildren: Clayton, Rhea, and Trey Mongeon along with a large loving family with many Aunts, Uncles and cousins. There will be a Remembrance Event to celebrate the life and love of Donna Lee on Saturday, May 24 at The American Legion, 33 Washington St, Rutland, VT from 11-3. All are welcome. Light refreshments and beverages will be provided. If you wish to speak in remembrance, that would be most welcome. Speaking and sharing will begin at noon.