• Theresa A. Ashton
    January 01,2013

    Theresa A. Ashton

    Theresa A. Ashton

    SOUTH BURLINGTON — Theresa A. Ashton, 84, of South Burlington and formerly of Barre, died peacefully in her sleep at Starr Farm Nursing Center in Burlington on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.

    Theresa was born in Barre on April 3, 1928, the daughter of Leo and Helen (Theriault) Begin. She was married to Harold “Mike” Ashton, who predeceased her on April 24, 1998.

    She was a member of St. John Vianney Parish, where she attended church. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, knitting, tag sales and her loving dog and guardian, Gracie.

    Theresa is survived by three children, Harold “Jim” Ashton and his wife, Kay, Michael R. Ashton and Mary Singing Wolf; two grandchildren, Tina Marie Wallis and her husband, Richard, and Sherry Lee Thibault and her husband, Reginald; great-grandchildren Jacob Daniel Wallis, Joshua David Wallis, Mikayla Anne Wallis, Ethan Ashton Thibault and Hailey Ingis Thibault; sisters and brothers and their spouses Rita Carlson, Cecile and Stuart Mashtare, Leon and Judy Begin, Paul and Darla Begin, Celeste Caverhill, and Roger and Jane Begin; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

    She was predeceased by her sister and brothers Anne, Joseph, PeeWee, Lionel, Ernest and Alcide.

    Visiting hours will be on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the LaVigne Funeral Home, 132 Main St. in Winooski. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, Jan. 4, at 11 a.m. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in South Burlington. Interment will follow in Resurrection Park Cemetery in South Burlington.

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