ENOSBURG FALLS — Mary E. Bapp, age 62, passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.
She was born in St. Albans on April 14, 1953 the daughter of the late Harry and Mattie (Putnam) Lacross.
Mary’s working career started at Misty Mountain Sewing Factory and the Dairy Center. She then worked in Custodial Services as a supervisor at Smugglers Notch for 33 years retiring in 2013. Mary enjoyed bird watching especially cardinals, gardening, crocheting, crafts, painting, and traveling to Maine and Florida. While in Florida she loved to watch the dolphins. Most of all Mary loved and cherished the time spent with her family, especially with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her fiancé, Robert Burns of Enosburg Falls; her children, Jeannette Hogle and her husband, Scott, of St. Albans, Chad Bapp and his wife, Heather ,of Berkshire, and Rae Bapp and her boyfriend, Josh Popple, of St. Albans; Bobs children, Robert Burns and his wife, Becky, of Berkshire, Ricky Burns and his wife, Lisa, of Enosburg Falls, Robin White and her husband, Kermit, of Berkshire, and Rodney Burns and his wife, Jennifer, of Enosburg Falls; 24 grandchildren, Brendan, Sebastian, Chelsea, Caleb, Scott, Jaylynn, Peggy, Kyle, Rocky, Josh, Dustin, Hunter, Bethany, Destiney, Jesse, Dustin, Amie, Alyssa, Alex, Justin, Alec, Hannah, Sophie & Luke; 12 great-grandchildren, Peyton, Ryland, Kellan, Carson, Logan, Ava, Blake, Aaliyah, Jayden, Quincy, Chloe & Miley; her brothers, Ivan Lacross of Suffield, CT and Cecil Lacross and his wife, Frances, of East Enosburgh; her sister, Marlene Williams of Franklin; many nieces and nephews; the father of her children, Ernest Bapp of Enosburg Falls; and her faithful companion, Lassie. Besides her parents, Mary was predeceased by her brothers, Reginald and Gardner Lacross; and her sister, Dorothy Gerrow.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015 at 3 p.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls.
A time of visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 2 p.m. until the hour of the funeral.
For those who wish, contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to the Franklin County Area Cancer Network, P.O. Box 1186, St. Albans, VT 05478.
Messages of condolence may be sent to Mary’s family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com.