SHELDON — Doris R. Raymond, age 93, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at the Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans
She was born Oct. 10, 1920 in Franklin the daughter of the late Fred and Emma (Reynolds) Bolio.
Doris was a resident of Sheldon since 1958 and was a former resident of Franklin. Growing up she left the 4th grade to help take care of her mother and help with the chores around the house and farm. She was employed at the George Yette Bag Factory in Swanton and Thermal Wire in South Hero. Doris also wallpapered for several families around the county with her niece Gladys Couture.
She loved playing cards (500), hosting card parties, feeding the birds, gardening and visiting with family and friends especially her grandchildren. She will be best remembered by her story telling and her knack for reminiscing.
She is survived by and will be missed deeply by her grandsons, Kelly Raymond and his girlfriend, Kelly St. Pierre, of Sheldon, Darren Raymond and his girlfriend, Norma Dashno, of Sheldon and Jason Raymond and his wife, Kaitlin, of Grand Isle, and Jim Jettie of Fairfield who Doris considered a grandson; three great grandchildren, Desiree, Alisha and Caleb Raymond; several nieces and nephews; and her cat, Baby Cat. Besides her parents, Doris was predeceased by her husband, Reuben Raymond; her children, Douglas Raymond, Helen Jette and Joyce Raymond; her grandchildren, Randall Jette and Pamela Jette; her brothers, Howard, Willie and Clifford Bolio; and her sister, May Laroche.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Avenue, Enosburg Falls with Rev. Jason McConnell officiating. Interment will take place this spring in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Franklin.
Visiting hours will be held Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls.
For those who wish, contributions in Doris’s memory may be made to the Vermont Cancer Center, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Given E213, Burlington, VT. 05405.
Private messages of condolence may be sent to Doris’s family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com