SWANTON — Raven Hoague, 33, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Wayne J. Hoague Sr., and Janette (Hurlbut) Hoague. Raven was a member of the Abenaki Community. She was proud of her heritage and had loved to learn about the Adenaki ways. Raven was an avid fisherwoman and spent many hours at Charcoal Creek enjoying nature and catching fish.
Raven was predeceased by her father, Wayne Hoague Sr.; brothers Shane M. Hoague, Skyler W. Hoague, Wayne Hoague, Jr., and a sister, Wanda Whidden.
Raven leaves behind a son, Tyler J. Mayhew of Enosburg; her mother, Janette Hoague of Waterbury; a sister, Debbie (Alan) Barrette of St. Albans; two brothers, Daniel (Angela) Hoague of Highgate, and Kevin (Audrey) Hoague of N.H.; two special aunts, Colleen Mills and her partner Bill Russell, and Billie Jane (Kurk) Westcom. Raven leaves behind many nieces and nephews.
There was a celebration of Raven’s life on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the family home: 47 Campbell Bay Rd., West Swanton.