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Brenda had the most ready smile of anyone I have ever met!


Posted by: Erik Kaarla - Burlington, VT - coworker   Mar 30, 2018

I was asked today to share again the poem I wrote that was read at Brenda's funeral.

How bright the sunrise......
Streaming through my window this morning
Piercing the blinds, the curtains and into my eyes

How bright the Sunrise that the birds sing louder
One degree warmer today that's what separates us now
The azure sky and a gentle breeze as I open the door

You are free and I release you unto heaven
Fly, your wings are now upon you
I shall not linger here in

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Posted by: Carol Ann Wooster - Burlington, VT   Mar 05, 2018

I am sending my deepest sympathies to all of you on this sad day. May my prayers be with you in your time of need. Sorry for your loss. Love Laurie Grant


Posted by: Laurie Grant - Burlington, VT   Mar 04, 2018

Carrie ,and family ,I'm sorry to her about your mom she was the nices mom every ,when I use to got to your house after school to hang out ,.your mom would come home after work and well she was making supper she would make us the best snacks ! Your mom always had a heart of gold she always had a smile on her face ! Your mom will always be in your heart and she will always be watching you ! May she rest in peace ❤


Posted by: Donna Mikalonis - Essex jct, VT   Mar 04, 2018

Carrie ,and family ! I'm very sorry to here about your mom passing .your mom was always a sweet lady when we uses to hang out after school at your house ! Your mom will always be in your heart ❤.I remember one day when you left on your curling iron and went to school your mom was cool about it ! If you need anything let me know !❤


Posted by: Donna Mikalonis - Essex jct, VT   Mar 04, 2018

It is hard to find the words to express how sorry I am for the loss of Brenda. She was one heck of a gal, that's for sure. So full of life, so caring and down right funny. I remember Brenda as being the life of every gathering. Making tons of food, organizing games and getting everyone to "have fun". Rest easy Brenda. God bless.


Posted by: Colleen Bedard - Georgia, VT   Mar 03, 2018

So sorry to hear of Brendas passing. Lots of memories of Brenda and your family.

Bob and Dawn (Blondin) Patnode


Posted by: A friend   Mar 03, 2018

Carrie and all of Brenda's family,So deeply sorry to learn of the your loss of your mom, grandma, great grandma and sister. We became friends at Burlington College and I heard many wonderful stories about you Carrie and her grandchildren. She lived you all so very much . Brenda was one of the sweetest people that have ever come into my life. Allow all of your most precious beautiful memories fill all of your hearts with smiles now throughout this

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Posted by: Sharon (Meacham - Barry) Casey - Kalispell, MT   Mar 03, 2018

Brenda was a beautiful person. Our thoughts and prayers are with Carrie and the entire family.

God Bless


Posted by: Paul and Jacinta - South Burlington, VT   Mar 03, 2018

May Brenda Rip and may the family find peace in the fact she is not suffering any longer. Cherish the wonderful memories.


Posted by: Mary Blondin-Lariviere - Burlington, VT   Mar 03, 2018