Yvonne P. WildburOctober 16,2013
Yvonne P. Wildbur
Yvonne P. Wildbur
SOUTH BARRE — Yvonne P. Wildbur, 73, of South Barre, passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at the Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center in Berlin. She was surrounded by her three daughters and close family members.
Born on May 4, 1940, in East Barre, she was the daughter of the late Hector J. and Emerentienne (Trudeau) Cotnoir. Yvonne attended Barre City schools and was a graduate of Spaulding High School, class of 1958.
On Aug. 10, 1963, she married Robert R. Wildbur in St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre. After they married, they moved to Long Island, N.Y., where she was employed at Endicott Johnson. In 1969, they returned to Barre, where they made their home and raised their family. She was employed at several local businesses and most recently at Wal-Mart.
Among her interests were spending precious time with her family and quietly enjoyed helping others in need.
Her memberships include St. Monica Catholic Church of Barre and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Monica 1181.
Survivors include three daughters, Rosanne Brooks and her fiance, Dan Harper, of South Barre; Wendy Sell and her husband, John, of Barre Town; and Sarah Ennis and her husband, Duane, of Marlborough, N.H. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Francis Brooks, Crystal Brooks and her spouse, Stephanie, Christian Sell, Justin Sell and Jarrid Ennis; as well as three great-grandchildren, Bella and Callie Brooks and Emma Bernes.
Also surviving are two sisters, Annette Groleau and her husband, Marcel, of Barre, Diane Nisen and her husband, George, of Waitsfield; and one brother, Leonard Cotnoir, and his companion, Polly, of Barre; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband of 45 years of marriage, Robert Wildbur; three brothers, Marcel “Jerry” Cotnoir, Roger Cotnoir and Richard “Dick” Cotnoir.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. in St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre. Family and friends may call at the Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home in Barre on Friday, Oct. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. Extra parking is available in the St. Monica parking lot.
Burial in Hope Cemetery in Barre will follow the Mass.
Contributions in Yvonne’s memory may be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641.
Arrangements are in care of the Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home, 58 Summer St., Barre.
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