FAIRFAX — Betty Mae Bordeau, 85, died peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013.

Betty was born on Nov. 26, 1927 in Bolton Flats, the daughter of Hosea and Sara (Hadley) Hovey.

On Feb. 4, 1950, she married Robert Bordeau in Fairfax. Betty had worked for the U.S. Post Office for 15 years.

In addition to her husband, Bob, of over 63 years, she is survived by her children Debera Rooney and her husband, George, of Sevierville, Tenn., Shelly Howard and her husband, William, of Richmond and Rob Bordeau of Milton, by her grandchildren Chad, Jesse, Max, Megan and Holly, several great grandchildren, her sister Jean Abair and her husband Raymond and many nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Betty’s wishes, Betty was buried privately in the Sanderson Corner’s Cemetery on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc., Vermont Affiliate, Inc., 434 Hurricane Lane, Williston, VT 05495 or the Franklin County Home Health, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478.

Online condolences may be made to www.minorfh.com