Donna Marie Gosselin, 63

 

Donna Marie (Chilson) Gosselin, 63, of Castleton, Vt., passed away on Friday, March 2, 2007 at Starr Farm Nursing Center in Burlington, Vt., surrounded by her family after a brave fight with Leukemia.

 

She was born on June 14, 1943, the daughter of Benjamin and Anita (Beaudoin) Chilson of Whitehall.

Donna was a homemaker and community volunteer with organizations such as Friends of Fair Haven Public Library and Fair Haven Concerned. Earlier in her life she was employed by Showcase Video of Fair Haven.

Survivors include her five remaining children: Gail (Gosselin) Brown and husband Henry of Whitehall, Donald Gosselin Jr. and wife Kim and of Castleton, Vt., Cathy (Gosselin) Alger and husband Allen of Orwell, Vt., Daniel Gosselin and wife Faith of Orwell, Vt., and Kerri Gosselin of Holiday, Fla.; her sister, Linda Roberts and husband David of Poultney, Vt., nine grandchildren: Jason, Marissa, Clinton and Dana Brown of Whitehall, Benjamin and Bethany Alger of Orwell, Vt., Adean Bleeks of Norwich, Vt., Eizabella McGowen of Holiday, Fla., Nicholas Gosselin of Orwell, Vt., and many nieces and nephews.

Donna is predeceased by her parents and two daughters: Melissa Ann Gosselin, age nine, in 1973 and Hope Lynn Gosselin, age seven, in 1979.

A memorial service will be held at Mallory Funeral Home 4 South Park Place, Fair Haven, Vt., today, March 7, at 5 p.m. for family and close friends. Celebrant will be Rev. Marsh Hudson-Knapp of  the First Congregational Church of Fair Haven. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society, VT Division, 13 Loomis St. Montpelier, VT 05602, The Friends of the Fair Haven Public Library or Fair Haven Concerned,19 Washington St. Fair Haven, VT 05743. 

Arrangements are under the care of Mallory Memorial, Funeral & Cremation Service, Fair Haven, Vt.

 

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