Essex Center - Bonnie Jean Lander, 84, died peacefully early Sunday morning,May 28, 2017 at Birchwood Terrace Healthcare in Burlington.
Bonnie was born on December 19, 1932 in Burlington, the daughter of Neal and Alice (Harrington) Tomlinson.
Bonnie lived in Essex Center for all of her life and enjoyed going to garage sales.
She is survived by her children Reed Lander and wife Penny of Addison, Brian Lander and wife Linda and Shane Lander and wife Tina, all of Colchester, her grandchildren Amy, Steven, Heather, Michael and Casey, her greatgrandchildren Gabriella and Noah andher sister Joyce Barkyoumb. Andthe father of her children Forrest Lander, and many nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her granddaughterBecky Lander and her brother Hollis Tomlinson.
Special thanks to the staff at Birchwood Terrace and members of the VNA and Tom Paquette for the help and excellent care given to Bonnie during her illness.
Memorial contributions in Bonnie's name may be made to the VNA Hospice Program, 1110 Prim Road, Colchester, VT 05446
A private graveside service will be held at the Mountain View Cemetery in Essex Center.