ALBURGH — Theodore ‘Ted’ Millett, age 85 years, died unexpectedly Monday, March 2, 2015, at his Horican Avenue residence.
Born in Portland, Maine on, Jan. 28, 1930, he was the son of the late Ralph Francis and Mary Matilda (Gagne) Millett. He was educated in Maine schools and married the former Pauline Pelkey who survives him.
A truck driver for most of his working life, Ted was associated with Clarence Brown, Inc., in St. Albans City for 22 years. Following his retirement he enjoyed auto body repair and woodworking.
He faithfully served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Era and for 16 years in the Vermont Army National Guard serving with the Bravo Company First 172nd Armored Division of Enosburgh Falls.
Besides his wife, Pauline, of nearly 50 years, Ted leaves his children, Julie St. Francis and her companion, Stanley Brown, Linda Jarvis and companion, Ray LaRocque, Edward Lambert and wife, Sonja, Gary Lambert and wife, Tonya and Paula Banyea and husband, Shawn, as well as Terry, Sheila, Sue, Nancy, Patsy, Theodore Jr., Jimmy and Betty-Jo; three sisters, Ann Bond, Shirley Ouellette and Linda Newman; six brothers, Everett and Alfred Millett, Ronald, David, Stanley and Seldon Brown as well as many grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, Ted was predeceased by a daughter, Jean Ann Felts and three brothers, Ralph and Norman Millett and Gilfred Brown.
Friends may call at The Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Avenue, Swanton on Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 2 to 4 p.m. A Time of Remembrance and Sharing concluding with Military Honors will begin at 4 p.m.
Gifts in Ted’s memory may be made to the Franklin County Humane Society, 30 Sunset Meadows, Saint Albans 05478. To offer private online condolences please visit: www.kiddermemorialhome.com.