Louise D. Gilbert BARRE — Louise “Lisa” D. Gilbert, a wife, mother, grandmother and sister, passed away in Surprise, Arizona, on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, surrounded by her family. Lisa was born 72 years ago in Barre, Vermont. She married another Vermont native, Edward Gilbert, on Nov. 26, 1966. The couple was blessed with two children, daughter Jo-Anne and son Edward Jr. Lisa was well-known and recognized in Barre for the work she did managing the Bakery at Howard’s Market for more than 10 years, as well as for serving her community by working at the Women’s Crisis Center in Barre and volunteering at spaghetti dinners at the Knights of Columbus. In her spare time, she was an avid gardener, proudly displaying her beautiful flowers for all to see passing up and down Middle Road. Lisa was a great cook – sharing family recipes and creating cookbooks for future Gilbert chefs. Lisa is survived by her husband of 54 years, Edward, formerly of Barre, Vermont, and now of Surprise, Arizona; her daughter, Jo-Anne Hutchins and her husband, Curt, of Surprise, Arizona; three grandchildren, Garrick and Arianna Gilbert of California and Brandon Gilbert of Vermont; a brother, Claude Chaloux of Vermont; a brother, Raymond Chaloux and his wife, Kathi, of Vermont; a sister, Ginette Pickel and her husband, Randy, of Washington; and a sister, Diane Isabelle of Vermont. Lisa was preceded in death by her son, Edward Jr. A funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 1 p.m. at St. Monica’s Church in Barre, Vermont. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are in the care of Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home, 58 Summer St. in Barre, Vermont.

(5) entries


Sending our love to the Gilbert and Chaloux families. Lisa was a gem and so full of love for everyone. She will be so dearly missed! Jessi (Chaloux) Hill



I am sorry for the loss of your mother. God Bless your family


Eddie and family very sorry for your loss. Please except my deepest sympathies. Ronald Edson Denver Colorado


Ed, we were shocked and very saddened to learn of Louise's passing. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Joe and MaryAnne Cerasoli

Homer Peake

So sorry to hear of your loss Ed

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.