Armand Charles LaCount Sr. MIDDLESEX — Armand Charles LaCount Sr., 84, passed away peacefully at Woodridge Rehabilitation and Nursing on June 6, 2019.
Born in Montpelier on Nov. 15, 1934, he was the son of the late William LaCount and Ruth Rollins. Armand graduated from Spaulding High School in 1954.
He joined the United States Air Force where he proudly served as a Military Police Officer.
After serving in the Air Force, he worked as a police officer in Barre; it was at this time he met his future wife, Anna Grimard. They married on July 1, 1961.
Armand’s family was the most important part of his life; over the span of 10 years, he changed careers multiple times and, at times, worked three jobs simultaneously in order to provide a comfortable life for his family.
Armand went back to school and earned his Associate degree at the age of 55.
In 1998, he retired from State of Vermont as an investigator for Consumer Fraud.
He always found joy in helping the elderly and in his retirement, worked part time as a maintenance person for Heaton Woods Residence for the elderly until he was 79.
Throughout his life, Armand enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting, horseshoes, cribbage and bowling. As an avid bowler, he competed in the Senior Olympics where he won a silver medal.
Armand was predeceased by his spouse, Anna; his parents; his brother, William LaCount; his sisters Ruth (LaCount) Hebert and Annie (LaCount) Young.
He is survived by his, son, Armand LaCount Jr. and wife Carol, of Williamstown; son, David and wife Pamela, of Worcester; son, Brian and wife Kim, of Moretown; as well as six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A funeral service to honor and celebrate his life will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at 9 a.m. at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel in Randolph Center. There will be no calling hours. Burial will follow the service, where he will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife.
Arrangements are in the care of the Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home, 58 Summer St., Barre.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at: www.pruneaupollifuneralhome.com.