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Obituary for Marie Elizabeth Bourgeois (Wimette)

Burlington, VT

Marie Elizabeth (Wimette) Bourgeois, 93, died on February 9, 2024 at Birchwood Terrace Rehab & Healthcare.

She was born in Richmond, VT on May 20, 1930 the daughter of the late Harold and Mable (Tucker) Wimette. She graduated from Cathedral High School Class of 1948.

Marie raised her children John, Paula, Pat, and Timmy in Burlington, working for 35 years for New England Telephone, retiring in 1990. Being very proud of her career as a Telephone Operator, Marie would share with all who would listen, fond memories of her years of service often sharing stories of working under her sister as supervisor.

Marie’s retirement years held many traveling adventures with “The Girls”. Her trips to the Holy Land and to Paris were especially important to her. After several years of retirement Marie met and married Armand J. Bourgeois.

Marie is survived by her children, John Huard, Sr., Paula (Ron) Boulay, Patrice (Mickey) Baccio, and Timothy Harrington; her grandchildren, J.D., Jamie, Wendy, Joey, Michelle, Gary, Anlee, Lisa, and Mickey; several great-grandchildren, and by Armand’s children. Marie was predeceased by her husband Armand; her siblings, Harold, Margaret, and Eleanor; her daughter-in-law Linda Huard, and her grandson Phillip.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 23, at 10:00am at St Joseph Cathedral in Burlington. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 24, at 10:00am at New Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Plattsburgh Ave., Burlington.