ENOSBURG FALLS — Edward A. Jette, age 83, passed away Friday morning, May 15, 2015 at the Redstone Villa Nursing Home in St. Albans with his daughter and her husband at his side.
He was born Sept. 15, 1931 in St. Alexandre, Quebec Canada the son of the late, Joseph and Irene (Monty) Jette.
Edward was a longtime farmer. He also worked at the Northland Hockey Stick Factory & Sweat & Comings Furinture Factory both in Richford, and retired from Enosburg Falls High School as the custodian after many years of service.
Edward worked BINGO and was the doorman at the Dairy Center for many years. He loved to dance but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughter, Denise Bockus and her husband, Richard, of Stanbridge Est, Quebec Canada; his grandsons, Joey Bockus and his wife, Christine, Ricky Bockus and his wife, Nina, and Andy Bockus all of Bedford; his great grandchildren, Kariane, Dylan, Ayden and Gabriel; his longtime friend, Nicole Letourneau of Swanton; his sisters, Therese Berthiaume of Montreal, QUE, Cecile Samson and her husband, Denis, of Iberville, QUE, Laurette L’homme and her husband, Jean-Guy, of St. Luc, and Marie Claire Desranleau and her husband, Normand, of Bedford; his brother, Gerard Jette and his wife, Denise, of Cowansville, QUE; many nieces and nephews, Besides his parents, Edward was predeceased by his wife, Beatrice (Couture) Jette on Jan. 17, 1990; his brothers, Donat Jette, Laurent Jette and his wife, Gilberte, and Rosaire Jette; and his sister, Lucille Lapointe and her husband, Rolland.
Funeral services will be held Monday May 18, 2015 at 11 a.m. at All Saints Catholic Church, 152 Main St., Richford with Rev. Karl Hahr celebrating the Mass of Christian burial. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.
Visiting hours will be held Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls.
For those who wish, contributions in Edward’s memory may be made to the Franklin County Home Health Agency, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478. Messages of condolence may be sent to Edward’s family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com.