(Gevry) Cousino, daughter of Valmore and Aurise (LaFountain) Gevry, passed away
on April 15th, 2018 at UVM Medical Center following a brief illness. She
was surrounded by her family. Alice was born in Actonvale, Quebec, Canada
on April 7, 1924. The family moved to the United States when Alice was
four and was raised on a farm in Addison, Vermont. She attended school in
Addison and traveled to Boston and completed cosmetology school.
married Paul Cousino of Bristol at St. Joseph's Church in Burlington, Vermont
on June 23, 1945. Paul and Alice had a successful dairy farm in Bristol
where they raised their family. They opened their home to their extended
families on weekends for meals and wonderful family time.
Alice was a dedicated member of St.
Ambrose Parish in Bristol, working with the women's club for many years.
She was well known as a great cook and baker. Her children remember the
pies and cakes she made while growing up on the farm.
Paul and Alice retired from the farm
in 1969 and moved to Williston, Vermont. They wintered in Ruskin, Florida for
18 years with many of their brothers and sisters and made many other friends
during that time. Alice spent many hours visiting friends, family and
shut-ins after Paul died. She enjoyed this and so did the people
she visited. She attended Mass daily for as long as she was able to
drive. She raised her youngest sister, Cecile Gevry Young of Sun City
Center, Florida after their parents died at a young age.
She was pre-deceased by her husband, Paul, grandson,
Brendon, and her parents, 5 brothers, and 4 sisters. She is survived
by her 5 children, Rodrique (Michelle), Leonard (Deborah), Richard (Jane) Garry
(Cynthia) and Mary Jane (Richard) Lefebvre, 13 grandchildren, and 22 great
grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother is Robert
Gevry, Her sisters, Yvette Field, Suzanne Gamache, Joanne (Jack) Dusten, and
Cecile (Richard) Young.
Visiting hours will be Wednesday,
April 18, 2018 from 5-8 pm at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol, VT. A Mass
of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, April 19th at 10 am at St.
Ambrose Church in Bristol, VT. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
to St. Ambrose Caring Community, c/o St. Ambrose Church, School Street, Bristol.
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