Published DateSOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., — Pauline M. Mitchell, 82, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, June 4 after a battle with Alzheimer's Disease at Our Lady of Providence home in Winooski, VT.
Pauline was born in Franklin, NH on June 22, 1930, the daughter of Henri and Lydia (Parenteau) Hebert, one of seven children and a proud graduate of Franklin High School, Class of 1948.
She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, niece, cousin, Godmother and friend. We all knew her as someone special and the life of the party.
Pauline, with husband Paul, moved to South Burlington, Vermont in 1953 and later moved to the "New North End" of Burlington. She was a stay at home mother and went to work for The Shelburne Museum in 1978 until retiring. She was an active member of St. Mark's Catholic Church in Burlington and St. John Vianney Catholic Church.
She is survived by her devoted husband of sixty years Paul; her children: Kathleen Beach, Thomas and Jill Mitchell; Lisa and David Delibac; Patrick and Sybil Mitchell and was predeceased by her daughter Suzanne. She is remembered fondly by grandchildren: Avery and Lauren Beach; Ladd and Marla Cline; Haley Delibac, Elizabeth, Corinne, Rachel, and Maureen Mitchell. Pauline also leaves behind sisters-in-law Rita Hebert, Wanda Hebert, Jeannie Hebert, brother-in-law Bill Betourne; in-laws Pauline and Jack Quinlan as well as many nieces, nephews and close friends throughout Vermont, New England and across the country.
Pauline's family wishes to offer their special thanks to Dr. Candace Fraser, Bea Hatin; the Staff and residents of Our Lady of Providence and the Doctors and Nursing Staff of Baird 4 at the Fletcher Allen Medical Center.
In lieu of flowers and in Pauline's memory, please make contributions to Our Lady of Providence c/o Bea Hatin, Activities Coordinator, 47 West Spring Street, Winooski, VT, 05404.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 11 am at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in South Burlington. Interment will follow at Resurrection Park Cemetery. A reception for family and friends will follow the services at the St. John Vianney Parish Center. Arrangements are with the LaVigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 132 Main St. in Winooski, VT.