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Albert Gingras WILLIAMSTOWN — Albert Gingras, 77, of Depot Street, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at his home, with his loving family at his side. Born March 5, 1942, in Washington, he was the son of Alphonse J. and Lucienne M. (Mercier) Gingras. Albert attended local elementary schools and Spaulding High School. After his schooling, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as an Engineer Corporal E4 until he was honorably discharged in 1966. On Oct. 12, 1968, he married Joan Marie Carrier. Following their wedding, they made their home in Barre City for a year before settling in Williamstown, where he lived the rest of his life. Joan passed away in 2014. Albert was employed as a plumber/pipefitter with the Local 693 Plumbers/Pipefitters Union for 50 years. He was a member of the St. Edwards Catholic Church in Williamstown. He enjoyed hunting, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, snowmobiling, his vegetable garden, traveling and the company of his special pet Yorkie, Chloe. Survivors include his children Paula Beaudet, Peter Gingras and wife Kathy, Glenn Gingras and wife Danielle, all of Williamstown, and Wendy Quadros, of Graniteville; his grandchildren Justin Beaudet, Caitlin Beaudet, Jacob Gingras, Colby Gingras, Lauren Gingras and Quinn Higgins; his brothers Armand Gingras and wife Cynthia, of Barre, and Raymond Gingras and wife Edie, of East Barre; his sisters-in-law Emma Gingras, of Waterbury, and Aline Gingras, of Longwood, Florida; his brother-in-law, Roland Carrier and wife Joy, of Los Gatos, California; his sister-in-law, Dale Perkins and partner Rich Bobo, of Rapid City, South Dakota; his sister-in-law, Carmen Phillips and husband Phil, of Essex Junction; and his brother-in-law, Steven Carrier and wife Tammy, of Danville; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Joan Carrier Gingras; grandson Joseph Gingras; brothers Laurent and Henry Gingras; brothers and sisters-in-law Francis and Pauline Gingras and Maurice and Jeannine Gingras; his sister and brother-in-law, Simone and Donald Patch; and sister-in-law Brenda Carrier. His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the St. Edward's Catholic Church, 76 Beckett St., Williamstown. There are no calling hours. Later inurnment will take place in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery at the convenience of his family. Memorial contributions may be made to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641. The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, is in charge of the arrangements. For a memorial guestbook, visit www.hookerwhitcomb.com.

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