SHELDON – Anicette C. LaCoste, age 72, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.
She was born June 21, 1941 in Sheldon, the daughter of the late, Phillip and Angeline (Charbonneau) Bergeron. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 53 years, George J. LaCoste Jr., who recently just passed away this September.
She worked on the family farm on Route 105 for many years before babysitting for the local families of Sheldon and her loving brother and sister in-law Johnny and Teresa Bergeron. She then started working at a nursing home in St. Albans and then was a tray girl at Kerbs (which is now Northwestern Medical Center). She went from there to Fonda Container where she worked for many years until finally getting done to be a stay at home mother of her three kids.
She was a loving wife who took care of her husband for 27 years after becoming paralyzed in 1987. Along with being the glue that held her family together, their rock and best friend to each one of her grand-children. She loved the spring and summer where she enjoyed to watch the sun rise with her cup of coffee out on her front porch along with her many interests of silk flower arrangements, and solitaire.
She is survived by her three children, Dana LaCoste and wife, Denise, of Richford, Dwayne LaCoste and wife, Rosemarie, of Enosburg Falls, and Denneen Wolcott and husband, David, of Fairfax; her grandchildren, Sierra LaCoste and civil partner Laci Baker of Sheldon, George LaCoste lll of East Berkshire, and Chantelle Benedict and husband, Henry, of Sheldon, and Kyle Jacobs of Enosburg Falls; great grandchildren, Hayden and Wyatt Lieske of Sheldon; her brothers and their wives, Lawrence and Solange Bergeron of Plattsburgh, N.Y., and Marcel and Gail Bergeron of Fairpoint, N.Y.; her sisters and their husbands, Veronica and Emile Larose of Gansevoort, N.Y., and Patricia and Cecil Greenwood of Torrington, Conn.; her sisters-in-law, Joan Reed, Elizabeth Wilcox, and Brenda Cook and husband Delbert all of Sheldon, Katherine Bergeron of South Carolina, Shirley Bergeron of Torrington, Conn., and Ann Desrochers of Franklin. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and friends, including Sierra and Georges mother, Phyllis Bovat and her husband Larry of East Berkshire. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her daughter in-law Linda LaCoste (Son Dwayne’s late wife), and great friends Tom and Dottie Wagner of Pennsylvania. Also by her brothers, Albert Desrochers, Denny Bergeron of Torrington, Conn., Johnny Bergeron of St. Albans, Norbert Bergeron of Richford, and Ginnette Bergeron of Massachusetts.
Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls. There will be no formal funeral service.
For those who wish, contributions in Anicette’s memory may be made to The Franklin County Humane Society, 30 Sunset Meadows, St.Albans, VT. 05478.
Condolences may be sent to Anicette’s family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com