Sandra O. (Foote) Guyette
O. (Foote) Guyette, 75, died peacefully on December 21, 2018, at Helen Porter
Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury, surrounded by her
family. Sandra was born on January 13, 1943, in Plymouth, NH, the
daughter of Clyde and Ida (Fortier) Foote. On April 6, 1961, she married
V. Roland Guyette and they made their home in Woodsville, NH. In 1967,
they moved to Vergennes, where they raised their four children.
After raising their
children, Sandra worked outside the home as a preschool assistant for many
years. She loved every minute spent with her family. For the past few years she
made her home at Helen Porter where, with Roland by her side, she made many
friends and enjoyed the various activities, especially Bingo.
Sandra is survived by her
husband, Roland; her children, Lindy Bessette and husband, Geoff, of Essex
Junction, Lori Lumbra and partner, Rob Holwager, of Vergennes, Shelley LaBerge
and partner, Erin Paquin, of Vergennes, and Gregory Guyette and wife, Maria, of
South Burlington; her beloved grandchildren, Ryne Bessette (Kate Turner), Brady
Bessette, Justin Bessette (Lan Vu), Jonathan Bessette (Alexis Coplin), Reid
Lumbra (Nicki English), Ross Lumbra, Alexis LaBerge, Reilly LaBerge (Ashley
LaBerge), and Mary, Matthew, Rachel, Anna, Elizabeth, Nicholas, Rose, and
Andrew Guyette; and great granddaughter, Rowan LaFlam.
Sandra is also survived by
her siblings, Lloyd Foote, Bette Arnold, and Beth Tegu, and many nieces and
nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Clyde and Ida Foote, her brother,
Ronald Foote, and her in-laws, Harland and Aline Guyette.
The family would like to
extend our heartfelt gratitude to the staff and volunteers at Helen Porter
Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center and Porter Medical Center for the
wonderful and compassionate care they provided to Sandra.
A Mass of Christian Burial
will be held on Saturday, December 29, at 11 a.m., at St. Peter’s Catholic
Church in Vergennes. There will be no calling hours. Burial will be in
North Haverhill, New Hampshire, in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, the
family asks that donations in Sandra’s name be made to the VHS Booster Club,
Inc., 101 Henry’s Way, Ferrisburgh, VT 05456.
Condolences can be sent to Roland Guyette c/o Lori Lumbra, 75 West Main
Street, Vergennes, VT 05491.