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Obituary: Richard J. Lavallee 

Published August 4, 2017 at 9:18 p.m. | Updated September 6, 2019 at 11:13 a.m.

Mr. Richard J. Lavallee, age 63, passed away Wednesday evening at the University of Vermont Medical Center. He was born in Burlington, February 13, 1954, son of the late Isidore and Doris (Garrow) Lavallee. Rick worked for many years as an auto mechanic. He also enjoyed carpentry, boating, snowmobiling, Nascar, family gatherings and trips.

Rick leaves a son, Cole Lavallee, a daughter Stephanie Lavallee, his sister, Carol Delage of St. Albans, a brother Gary Lavallee and his wife Vickie of Essex Jct., a brother Raymond Lavallee, and his step children, Shannon Willette of South Burlington, Peter Willette of Huntington, and Janet Ritchie of Florida, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Rick was predeceased by his wife Patty Lavallee.

At Rick’s request, there will be no funeral services. A gathering for family and friends will be organized at a later date. Interment will be in the Lavallee family lot in Lakeview Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with his family at the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home website: Arrangements are entrusted to the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home and Commemorative Services.

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