Barbara Jean Bugbee

May 31, 1931 - February 20, 2016 

Barbara Jean Bugbee

May 31, 1931 - February 20, 2016 

Obituary for Barbara Jean Bugbee

Our Mothers Story

May 31, 1931 was when it all began. There were so many friends as the years went by and our mother grew in age. Mom grew up in Milton, Vermont. Later when she married the love of her life Robert Bugbee they purchased a home in Jericho. Moms world revolved around her husband and later as God blessed them their six children. Mom worked from home as keeper of all. A job she did out of love for her family. She was a devoted wife and mother. A rock that no one will ever understand how it stayed so sturdy through so many years… Mom worked out of the house as her children grew. The Maple factory in Essex. Oh how we loved it when she worked there. Dessoes store by the green in Jericho. Many remember how she would walk to work only having to leave to carry a goose home that followed her from the back yard. The children she tended who would go to their own homes after a day of fun. She was a mother to so many, a friend to all and a wife to her one and only. Our mom had a love of music even to her last days if only tapping her finger. The weekends at camp in Belvedere with friends singing and playing cards. Mom’s gardens were plenty and how she worked canning through the fall to feed us all through the winter. We all have learned so much from her. To live life and to embrace it for the moment that it is…

Mom passed away silently in her sleep February 20, 2016 after a many year battle with dementia at the Manor Nursing home in Morrisville, VT. We her children want to thank all the staff for seeing her through all those years and taking the best of care of her and putting up with all of us everyday our questions, concerns our parties for her. God bless you all.

Our father Robert and grandson Matt and granddaughter Veronica have been with the lord some time now and we know they were there waiting to welcome her home. That we are sure of.

Mothers siblings have gone before her leaving here with us her brother Richard Turner whom now resides in Texas with his family.

We would at this time like to share with you what our mothers love and our fathers love started before Jesus took them home:

She leaves us with loving memories…………..
Her Children:
Sharon and husband Brian Allaire, Bobby and wife June Bugbee, David and wife Luana Bugbee, Donna and husband Kurt Emmerson, Kathy and husband Donald Pratt, Allen and T.C. Bugbee,

Grandchildren:
Gary Bolio, Kimberly Bolio, Ben and Becky Butler, Andy and Jess Butler, Laura Lee and Matty Zambarano, B.J. and Molly Bugbee, Ashley and Gerry McGarvey, Ryan and Tara Bugbee, Jeramy and Danielle Shattuck, Nichole and Norm Atherton, J.D. and Jennifer Bugbee, Jenah and Kyle Koenig, A.J. and Abbi Bugbee, Josh Bugbee, Tess Bugbee,

Great grandchildren:
Gwen and Erin Kearns, Chloe and Alex Bolio, Christopher and Sarah Butler, Sienna and Aidan Butler, Mark and Emily Zambarano, Ronan and Wyatt Bugbee, Gavin Letourneau, Bella Bugbee, Jenna, Jake, Hunter and Hayden Shattuck, Maliek and Damien Atherton, Carter and Cory Bugbee, Brooke and Brynn Koenig, Matthew Bugbee,

Two Parents:

Six Children and spouses:

Twenty-seven grandchildren:

Twenty-five great grandchildren – and growing……………..

We would like to thank you and invite you to our moms story at the following places and times.

March 4, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at A. W. Rich Funeral Home, 57 Main Street, Essex Jct, VT.

March 5, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. for her services at Jericho Congregational Church, Browns Trace Road, Jericho.

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