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Christine F. Charron

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“To the Charron and Fitzsimmons Families, We are away and we're so sorry to learn of Chris' death. We were blessed to be able to visit her recently,...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Jim and Clorinda Leddy - VT

“Mark, Tim and the entire Charron family, so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother.I recall as a kid if Mrs Charron was out front when you...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Tim Martel - Georgia, VT

“Our condolences goes out to the Charron Family. You now have an angel watching over all of you. Gloria and I spent 4 years with you at Rice Memorial...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Mark & Gloria St.Germain - FL

“My condolences goes out to the Charron Family. You now have an angel watching over all of you. I didn't know Christine personaly, but I sure heard a...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Cookie Manning - Burlington, VT

“We would like to express our sympathy to Christine's extended family. May you know that she is at peace and is now with George in heaven. You are in...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Jeannie & family ... wishing you peace in your hearts during this most difficult time. Your mom and dad are back together now! Sending prayers...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Linda Goodrum

“Denise and family my emotions are all over the map with the fact that we shared a birthday and my relationship with my own mother and what I would do...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: wanda paluba - colchester, VT

“A lifetime has passed, but so many memories came flooding back when I recently visited my dad. I was saddened to hear about your mom's illness, and...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Cheryl (Martel) Wilson - Longview, WA

“Dear Jeannie and family members,I am so sorry for your loss. I remember being at one of those great parties that your family had. George was the...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Brault Goodrow - VT

“May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back.May the sun shine warm upon your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields,and...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Caroline Roddy - Stoughton, MA


11 of 22 | Posted by: N LeClair - VT

“Mark, My heart pains and my prayers are for you and your family through this hard time with the passing of your mom. ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Eric Sloan

“I am so sorry to hear of Mrs Charron's passing. Growing up at St Joseph church and school she was always MRS Charron to me. When I hear her name I am...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Patrice FitzGerald (Pinard) - MA

“So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. she was my daughter god mother. and co worker at the...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Mary Garrison - Essex Jct, VT

“So very sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts to the family! ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Lu Peeler - Concord, NC


16 of 22 | Posted by: Nathan Dusablon - Bangor, ME

“Mark,Tim,Jeff,Jean,Denise,and grandchildrenMay God bless you all with His peace,comfort and endurance throughout this time of great travail.Your...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Patty Goulette - Rutland, VT

“My sincere sympathy to Chris' family . She was very blessed to be surrounded by her loving family.May she rest in peace .Brenda Murdock Holland ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Brenda M Holland - Bennington, VT

“So sorry to hear this hugs and prayers to you all ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Dody Bleau - Richmond, VT

“Mark, Tim, Jean, Jeff, and Denise. I am so sorry for your loss. I have so many memories of growing up in the neighborhood and of your mom sitting on...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Penny Martel-Woodward

“She was my next neighbor for 20 yrs. There are yrs of Chris being there when we needed her. She loves to take pictures of our family. She surprised...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Louise Jones-Sylvester - VT

“So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.Derek, Christy, Nathan, and Elizabeth Lorrain ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Christy Lorrain - Burlington, VT


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Christine F. Charron of Burlington passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her children on Saturday, June 10, 2017 - two days shy of her 75th birthday. She was born in Burlington, VT on June 12, 1942 the daughter of the late Henry and Regina (Penell) Fitzsimons. Christine was educated at Cathedral Grammar School and went on to graduate from Rice Memorial High School in 1960. On February 16, 1963 she married the love of her life, George Charron, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Burlington, VT. Christine and her family were longtime parishioners of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Burlington, Vermont. Throughout the years she was an active member of the Home and School Association, Youth Group and Parish Council at St Joseph's. When her children were older she went on to work at the Chittenden Bank and later as a temp at IBM. Christine was a master conversationalist and a gifted listener who had a knack for easily making friends for life, whether through school, work, church, the neighborhood, or simple random encounters. She was exceptionally talented at knitting and crocheting and took great pride in the creations and gifts she crafted. She enjoyed passing time by attending Bingo, doing word searches and jigsaw puzzles, and playing cards and board games, especially with her grandchildren. She was an avid sports fan spending many late nights watching baseball, basketball, football and hockey games on television. She also enjoyed many good times out with friends as a member of the Elks Club in Burlington. Christine dearly loved her husband George from the time they first met as teenagers and through his death in 2001. He brought endless joy into her life especially when he was singing and playing guitar. They hosted many great parties in their home full of laughter and music. Christine cherished her time raising her five children and listening to, encouraging and supporting her ten grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends while welcomed into heaven by the music of her loving George. Christine is survived by her five children Mark Charron and his partner Melody Sloan of Concord, NC, Timothy Charron of Winooski, Jean Benoit and husband Steven of Burlington, Denise Haggerty and husband Michael of Burlington, Jeffrey Charron and wife Kristen of Braintree, MA; 10 grandchildren, Meghan Tramacera and husband Mark of Milton, PA, Kyle Charron of Concord, NC, Emma Benoit of Burlington, VT, Micaela, Sarah, Bridget, Kasey, and Lucy Haggerty of Burlington, VT, Jeffrey Charron, Jr., and AnnMarie Charron of Braintree, MA ; her sisters Mary O'Neil of Richmond, VT and Ann Murdock of Houston, TX; her brother Patrick Fitzsimons and wife Meg of Burlington and her brother-in-law Russell Charron and wife Sue of Williston; and by many nieces, nephews, and cousins, especially one special cousin, Tommy Maguire of Swanton, VT. Besides her parents Christine was predeceased by her husband George on February 6, 2001; her mother and father-in-law Frank and Valeta Charron; brother and sister-in-law Richard and Wendy Charron; and by many aunts and uncles. She was also predeceased by a very special aunt, her namesake, Sister Mary Christina, RSM. The family would like to offer a special thank you to Dr. John Wright, the staff at Birchwood Terrace Healthcare, VNA, and the Endoscopy staff at UVMMC especially Dr. Mario Velez, for their kindness and wonderful care given to Christine during her illness. Further special thanks go to Christine's granddaughters Micaela Haggerty, Sarah Haggerty, and Emma Benoit for the selfless care, love, and comfort they provided Christine during the last few months of her life. It was instrumental in allowing Christine to be where she truly wanted to be, in her own home at the time of her passing. Visiting hours will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017 from 4PM to 7PM at the Ready Funeral & Cremation Service South Chapel, 261 Shelburne Rd. Burlington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 13, at 10:00AM at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral with burial to follow in Resurrection Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Christine's memory may be made to the VNA, 1110 Prim Rd. Colchester, VT 05446 or to St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, 20 Pine St. Burlington, VT 05401. To send online condolences to her family please visit www.readyfuneral.com.

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