Gabrielle M. (Bissonnette) Brissett


Gabrielle Marie (Bissonnette) Brissett, age 98 passed away peacefully at her home in Jeffersonville on Thursday December 14, 2006. Gabrielle was born on August 10, 1908 in East Hereford P.Q. Canada daughter of the late George and Victoria (Paquette) Bissonnette. Gabrielle loved crocheting for her family and friends. She was a loving and proud wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grand mother and great great grandmother who will be missed dearly by all.

Gabrielle is survived by

Her four sons:

Donald Bressette and wife Dottie of Eastford, CT

Charles Brissett and companion Bonnie Draper of Troy, VT

Thomas Brissett and wife Cyndy of Washington Depot, CT

Michael Brissett and wife Jessica of Williston, VT

Two daughters

Betty Wilson of Jeffersonville

Catherine Marie Lanpher and husband Tyrone of Hyde Park, VT

Three sisters

Jeanne Wade of Island Pond, VT

Elizabeth Adams of Berlin, NH

Beatrice Marier of North Stratford, NH

Twenty Grandchildren

Thirty Great Grandchildren

Six Great-great Grandchildren

Many nieces, nephews and cousins

She was also predeceased by her husband John Brissett

Son John Brissett Jr.

Daughter Peggy Rose

Four brothers

And four sisters.

Visiting hours will be held at the A. W. Rich Funeral Home – Fairfax Chapel on Sunday December 17, 2006 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Mary Church in Cambridge at 10:00 a.m. on Monday December 18, 2006 with Reverend Dan Jordan officiating. Inurnment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions in Gabrielle’s memory may be made to Franklin County Home Health and Hospice 3 Home Health Circle St. Albans, VT. 05478. Those who wish may forward their online condolences by visiting Arrangements are by John D. Workman A. W. Rich Funeral Home – Fairfax Chapel 1176 Main St. Fairfax VT 05454.