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Obituary: Norman George Gagne, Sr.

Published December 26, 2017 at 5:11 p.m.

Norman George Gagne, Sr.
  • Norman George Gagne, Sr.

St. Albans – Norman George Gagne, Sr. a lifelong resident of this community passed away following a short illness at the Newport Healthcare Center on Sunday, December 17th, 2017, with his wife, Mary at his side.

Born in Swanton on July 12th, 1931, one of twelve children to the late Joseph and Dora (Gagner) Gagner. Norman was 86 years old.

Norman proudly served his country during the Korean War in the United States Army. He then began a career at the Wiremold Company in West Hartford Connecticut. Returning back to Vermont, he worked and retired from I.B.M. Norman was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Mary (Chisler) Gagne of Newport; their children, Jeannette Candles of Fairfax, Norman Gagne, Jr. of St. Albans, Lewis Gagne of Richford, Diana Gagne of Wilmington, Delaware and Florence Gagne of Columbia, Tennessee as well as eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Norman is also survived by his sisters, Gloria Tetreau of St. Albans, Gisele Bushey and her husband, Carter of Highgate Center and Mariette Lemery and her husband, Raymond, of St. Albans and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Norman was predeceased by his daughter, Carolyn Lynn Wagner on October 25th, 2016; his 7 brothers, Clovis, Claude, Marcel, Andre, Daniel, Maurice and Jean and his sister, Angela.

Services and interment with military honors will be held at a later date at the family lot in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Assisting Norman’s family is the Heald Funeral Home, where messages of condolence are welcome at

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