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Richard Doyle Gengras of Shelburne Vermont, died peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday (May 13, 2018). Richard was born February 4, 1953 in Hartford, CT. He is the son of the late E. Clayton and Elizabeth Gengras. He grew up with nine other siblings in the Hartford area, and as a young man attended preparatory school at Cranwell in Massachusetts and the Culinary Institute of New York. He is survived by his loving wife Bonnie Gengras and children; Aleister and Cassandra Gengras, Jennifer Laven and step-children, John Biase and Tina Swayne. He was also Poppie to Aleister and Linnea Gengras, Nicole Davis, Trinity and Gabreal Pimental, Charlotte Laven, and Anthony and Helena Biase. HIs loving niece Elizabeth Davidson and best friend Nick Pilero will also miss him deeply, along with many others. Richard was very active at Dr. Bobs and in his writing group in Saint Johnsbury Vermont. He loved his family so very much, and shared a special bond with his grandchildren. His passions were writing songs and playing his guitar. He will be missed by so many dear friends and loved ones, but has left behind so many wonderful memories. HIs great sense of humor will reside in us all. Calling Hours will be held on June 16, 2018 from 1:00 until 3:00 with a Memorial Service starting at 3:00 PM at the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel 261 Shelburne Rd. Burlington.

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