Obituary: Mildred Doris (Bissette) Rabidoux, 1925-2015, Essex Junction, Vt | Obituaries | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

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Obituary: Mildred Doris (Bissette) Rabidoux, 1925-2015, Essex Junction, Vt

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

Mildred Doris (Bissette) Rabidoux
  • Mildred Doris (Bissette) Rabidoux

Mildred Doris (Bissette) Rabidoux, 90, passed away at Birchwood Terrace on February 25, 2015. Millie was born to Joseph and Irene (Devino) Bissette in Essex Junction on January 25, 1925. She married the love of her life Norman “Roger” Rabidoux in St. Stephen's Church in Winooski on January 24, 1948. Together they made their home in Essex Junction.

Mildred, in addition to being a homemaker, worked in the cafeterias of Essex Junction school district. She enjoyed her friends at Racquets Edge and loved playing cards, working in the garden and embroidery. Left to cherish her memory are her children: Steven and his wife Farah, Pamela, grandchildren: Jamie and Jessica, great-grandchildren: Ryan, Austin and Isabell, her siblings: Florence Couture, Emily Lesage, Lorraine Martel, Joseph and wife Barb Bissette, and Doris and husband Tony Meadla, many nieces, nephews, extended family and countless friends.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, her parents, and siblings: Pearl Bove, Marion Darling, Richard Bissette, Delphine Bartolotti, Alice Robert, Ruth Miller, and Donald Bissette.

A very special thanks to the A wing staff at Birchwood Terrace for their love and care.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday March 3 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Essex Junction. Visitation will be held from 4:00PM to 7:00PM on Monday March 2 at the LaVigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Winooski. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Birchwood Terrace Nursing Home, Patient Activities Fund Attn: Barb Klein, 43 Starr Farm Road, Burlington, VT 05408. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.lavignefuneralhome.

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