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 - ETER PERRINO WINOOSKI Peter Perrino. J8, passed...
ETER PERRINO WINOOSKI Peter Perrino. J8, passed away Thursday, May 9), 1996, after a heart-breaking battle with cancer. His last days were spent at home and at the Vermont Respite House surrounded by family members, close IJiends, and his two beloved dogs. " Peter was born In Winooskl on JUly 11, 1916. to the late John Perrino and Theresa Leogrande Perrino Trono. He attended local schools and worked in the Star Bakery, owned hy his stepfather, John Trono, before joining the U.S. Navy in November 1943. He attended Cooks and Bakers School in the Navy and was honorably discharged as a 2nd Class petty fficer in February 1946. I Following his discharge, he owned and operated Marcotte Brothers Pharmacy for several years, then went to work for General Electric Co. as the head of maintenance. He remained at G.E. fcr 27 years, retiring Aug. 1, 1976. J Peter was an avid golfer and bowler. He was a former member ji Rocky Ridge Country Club and Wilcox Cove Golfcourse, and Achieved a hole in one at each eourse in August 1984 and April 1993. Peter was a devoted husband, (ether, grandfather and friend. He fill be remembered for his warmth, kindness, sense of humor fnd generosity.' He was loved by all who knew him and will be orely missed. He was a member Of St. Stephen's parish and the Knights of Columbus. J Peter is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Pauline (Lavigne) Perrino, whom he married in Wi-nooski on Sept. 2, 1940; his loving Children, son, Peter and his wife, Adrienne, of Highgate, and daugh-fer, Corrine and her husband, Richard Wadhams Jr., of Burlington; five grandchildren, Celeste (Perrino) and her husband, Rob Walker, of Rutland, Faith (Perrino) and her husband, Scott Dubois, of i - .T-. J I nil t 'aniiU'MaOi awaiiartiaaaiti-iai laMff V-Ti Swanton, Aimee and Joy Perrino of Knoxville, Tenn.. and grandson and golfing partner, Christopher Morse of Burlington; two greatgrandchildren, Joshua Walker and 2ebulon Dubois; his brothers, Frank and his wife, Madeline. Perrino of Winooskl, Michael Trono of Winooskl, Louis and his wife, Maybelle, Porina of Lauderdale By the Sea, Fla., and John and his wife. Lena, Trono of Winooskl; two sisters, Angelina and her husband, Donald Houle, of Gaffney, S.C., and Mary Mazza of Colchester; his brothers-in-law. Leo and Beatrice Lavigne of Winooski, and Raymond and Flo Lavigne of Santa Fe Springs, Calif.; sister-in-law, Rita (Lavigne) and John Hardacre of Winooski; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church in Winooski. There are no visiting hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Champlain Valley, 25 Prim Road, Colchester, Vt. 05446, or the Vermont Respite House Inc., P.O. Box 954, Williston. Vt. 05495. Arrangements are by LaVigne Funeral Home, 132 Main St., Winooski. LESTINA D. BIDWELL Lestina D. Bidwell, 98, died Friday, May 24, 1996, in Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center following a lingering illness. She was born in Waitsfield on March 24, 1898, the daughter of Dr. George S. and Louise (Bartlett) Bidwell. Her father was a well-known and respected general practitioner in the Waterbury area. Miss Bidwell was a graduate of Syracuse University, where she earned her bachelor of science in social work. She was a social worker in New York City for 44 years, managing an office and staff of 500 people. She retired to Oswego, N.Y., in 1961 and moved back to her native Vermont in 1978. She was a member of AAUW. Miss Bidwell had been a resident of Converse Home since 1978. She had many friends there and was known for her generosity and kindness to all. She is survived by her good and faithful friends, Joslyn Becker, Zelta Norcross and Gail Smith; as well as her friends at Converse Home. A memorial service will be held Thursday, June 6, 1996, at 11 a.m. at Converse Home, 272 Church St., Burlington. Burial will be in the family lot in Hope Cemetery, Waterbury. Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home, 71 S. Union St.. in charge of arrangements. MARION LITTLE CROWLEY Marion Little Crowley, 95, died

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  1. The Burlington Free Press,
  2. 31 May 1996, Fri,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 22

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