BARRE — It is with sadness to announce that Cheryl Ann (Lafreniere) Booth, formerly of Barre, Vermont, passed away March 27, 2018, in Cape Coral, Florida, at the age of 65.
Cheryl was born Easter Sunday, April 13, 1952, in Barre, Vermont, the daughter of Robert and Theresa Lafreniere.
She graduated from Spaulding High School in 1970. She worked at McFarland House after graduation. She married her husband of 46 years, Thomas Booth, on March 12, 1972.
Cheryl was a very special wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend to everyone. She was loved and adored by everyone who knew her. She loved her two sons unconditionally and was a devoted wife. She was raised with three brothers, which contributed to her strong personality; anyone who knew Cheryl was aware that she wasn’t afraid to say what was on her mind. She had a great sense of humor.
Cheryl was a kind person who would stay up late at night talking on the phone with those she loved. There was always late-night conversations with her kids, brothers and friends; she always wanted to end the day knowing that everyone was safe and things were all right.
Cheryl lived in Barre, Vermont, for the majority of her life, which is where she raised her two sons and helped her husband manage various properties. She moved to North Hero, Vermont, in 1993. She spent summers in North Hero at her house by Lake Champlain and winters in North Fort Myers, Florida. Cheryl enjoyed boating, being with friends and family, shopping and everything chocolate.
Cheryl is survived by her husband, Thomas Booth, of Florida; her son, Scott Booth, of New York; her brothers Steve Lafreniere and his wife, Paula, of Florida, Dave Lafreniere, of Vermont, and Michael and his wife, Cyndi Lafreniere, of Florida; her grandchildren; in-laws; as well as numerous nephews, nieces; and her beloved dog, Duffy.
She was predeceased by her parents and her youngest son, Christopher Booth, who is waiting for her in Heaven with open arms.
Cheryl will be missed so much by everyone who was blessed to be a part of her life.
A celebration of her life will take place on her birthday, April 13, 2018, at Hope Hospice, 2430 Diplomat Parkway East, Cape Coral, FL 33909. There will be dinner following the service.