Edmond N. ProvostNovember 17,2012Edmond N. Provost
BRANDON — Edmond Noel Provost, 88, died Nov. 13, 2012, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury.
He was born in Winooski on Dec. 25, 1923, the son of Alphonse and Emma (Poirier) Provost.
He grew up in Winooski, and later made his home with the Beaudin family in Burlington for several years.
In his earlier years, he had worked in a saw mill and other various jobs in the Burlington area. He has been a resident of Brandon since 2007.
Survivors include his care providers, Candy and Raymond Counter and their family of Brandon, and his guardian, Dale Severy of Brandon.
A memorial service will be held on Nov. 27, 2012, at 10 a.m., at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. The Rev. Ruel Tumangday, administrator of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brandon, will officiate. A private burial will take place at a later date in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Winooski.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Julius Caesar dedicates a temple to his mythical ancestor, Venus Genetrix; on this day in 1933, FBI agents in Memphis, Tennessee, arrest Machine Gun Kelly; Yves Rossi flies the English Channel with home-made jet-pack.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1852, Henri Giffard demonstrates the first steam-powered airship, sailing 17 miles from Paris to Trappes; on this day in 1877, Japanese imperial troops crush the Satsuma Rebellion, Saigo Takamori dies in Kagoshima.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: U.S. Rep. Peter Welch meets with Killington business owners, governor candidates debate, Gov. Shumlin discusses progress in anti-opiate campaign, Spanos trial venue moves to White River Junction.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1776, as Nathan Hale is hanged by British military authorities for spying, he utters his famous last words — or does he? In 1975, Sara Jane Moore attempts to kill President Gerald R. Ford in San Francisco.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Patrick McArdle reports and the theft of an $89,000 shotgun, police release a video of the Monday Castleton robbery, O'Gorman reports a lawsuit by a local man claiming his vehicle unlawfully seized, police leave him in cold.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Giles Corey of Salem, Mass., is pressed to death during the Salem witch trials; on this day in 1952, film comedian Charlie Chaplin, while traveling to England, is denied re-entry into the United States by U.S. attorney general.