MARIE JEANNE COUTURE

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RICHFORD – Marie Jeanne Couture, age 64, passed away at her home on Thursday, June 5, 2014.

She was born Jan. 25, 1950 in Sweetsburg, Quebec, Canada the daughter of the late Hormidas and Irene (Chalifoux) Couture.

Marie grew up on the family farm in North Berkshire where she helped her parents farm until 1977. Marie held many jobs throughout her life including, teacher’s aide and French program at Berkshire Elementary School, clerk at the Berkshire Quick Stop (Danny and Jean Jewett owners), hot lunch program at Richford High School, self-employed videographer filming weddings and special events, waitress at the Falls Café (Theresa and Sherman Gilbar owners), cashier at Price Chopper in St. Albans and school monitor at St. Albans Elementary School. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Richford. She enjoyed sewing and will be remembered for being a wonderful cook.

She is survived by her son, Mike Jewett, and his wife, Brenda, of Richford; her granddaughter, Christina Jewett of Richford; her brother, Paul Couture, and his wife, Raymonde, of Berkshire; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Marie was predeceased by her infant daughter, Jessica Jewett.

In keeping with Marie’s wishes there will be no funeral services or visiting hours.

For those who wish, contributions in Marie’s memory may be made to All Saints Catholic Church, 152 Main Street, Richford, VT 05476.

Condolences may be sent to Marie’s family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com.