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Denise Anne Lavigne

November 14, 1955 — August 29, 2020

Obituary of Denise Anne Lavigne

Milton - Denise Anne Lavigne, 64, died peacefully on Saturday August 29, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Denise was born on November 14, 1955 in Weymouth, MA, the daughter of Lionel and Barbara (Hanscom) Deslaurier.
She graduated from Mt. Mansfield Union High School and attended nursing school at UVM.

On August 12, 1978, she married the love of her life, Glenn E. Lavigne at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Burlington. They eventually settled in Milton where they raised their sons Forrester and Adam.

Throughout her life Denise worked as a nurse's aide, school cafeteria worker, and finally as secretary of St. Ann's Church for over a decade. It is an understatement to say the Denise was very involved with the St. Ann Catholic Church family. She coordinated numerous church events, sang in the St. Ann's Choir, was a member of the Cemetery Committee, and participated extensively in the church food shelf. She was also an active member of the Ladies of Isabelle, the Ladies of St. Ann's and the Cancer Survivors Network.

Denise enjoyed many hobbies throughout her life including sewing, quilting, cake decorating, and traveling with family. She loved making cards, catechism kits, and sharing ideas with her "Stampin'-Up" group. Denise also had a passion for gardening, cooking, tracing family genealogy, and, whenever possible, visiting the ocean.

In addition to her husband Glenn, she is survived by her sons Forrester of Milton and Adam of Grand Isle, and the family dog, Addie. By her brothers Wayne & wife Kim Deslaurier of Wilmington, N.C. and Craig & wife Muffy Deslaurier of So. Burlington and her sisters Michele & husband Britt Cummings of Oro, AZ and Linda & husband Leon Corse of Whitingham, VT and by many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 from 5-7pm in the Minor Funeral Home in Milton. Prayers will be offered by Fr. Feltz Tuesday evening in the Funeral Home at 6:45pm.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at 11am at St. Ann Catholic Church in Milton. Burial will follow in St. Ann's Cemetery.

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Donations may be made to St. Ann's Food Shelf in lieu of flowers.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Minor Funeral & Cremation Center

, VT 05468

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A Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

11:00 - 11:50 am (Eastern time)

St. Ann Catholic Church

41 Main St, Milton, VT 05468

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Denise's commital service

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

12:15 - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

St. Ann's Cemetery

20 Middle Rd, VT 05468

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