Roderick (Roddy) E. Prevost ,82,

 

West Pawlet, Vt., Roderick (Roddy) E. Prevost ,82, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2008 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Born on June 11, 1925 in Sheldon Springs, Vt., he was the son of the late Ernest and Hazel (Breault) Prevost.
At age 17, Roderick joined the United States Navy and served on the U.S.S. Macon.  He later worked for Tatko Brother’s Slate Quarry, Hercules and Ciba Geigy, retiring in 1988.  Roddy was a very active and civically minded member of the community.  He was a life member and past chief of the West Pawlet Fire Department, past Commander of the VFW Post 1653 in Granville, former Council and life member of the Modern Woodman of America, was a member of the American Legion and Eagles and was the Forest Fire Warden of the Town of Pawlet for over 30 years.  Roderick had an exceptional sense of humor, loved life, music, his family and every person he encountered.
Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Lorraine (Hall) Prevost, a brother, Robert Prevost, and wife, Laura, of Malone, N.Y.; his ten children; Gary Prevost of Granville, Greg Prevost of Granville,  JoAnn Williams and her husband, Fred of Queensbury, Daniel Prevost and his wife, Jody of Middletown Springs, Vt., Mark Prevost of West Pawlet, Vt., Wendy Rathbun and her husband, Matt of North Granville, Stacy Steward and her husband Thomas of East Islip, N.Y., Keith Prevost and his fiancee, Shaunna, of Rupert, Vt., Rod Prevost and his wife, Leslie of Hebron, Todd Prevost and his wife, Elaine of West Pawlet, Vt., his sister-in-laws, Kathryn LaCross of Gansevoort, and Joan Graham of Hudson Falls, who were like “daughters” to him.  Roderick also leaves behind twenty eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins as well as many longtime friends.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Jan. 8, at St. Frances Cabrini Roman Catholic Church of West Pawlet Vt., with Reverend Thomas Zelker presiding.  Burial will take place in the spring with full military honors.
Friends called on the Prevost Family on January 7, 2008 at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church Street, in Granville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the “Roderick Prevost Scholarship Fund” 2771 Route 153, West Pawlet, Vt.  05775.

Comments

comments

Tags: , , ,

About Manchester Newspapers

View all posts by Manchester Newspapers

Northshire Freepress – 12/08/17

Northshire_12_8_17.pdf-web.pdf

North Country Freepress – 12/08/17

FreePress_12_8_17.pdf-web.pdf

Weekender – 12/08/17

Weekender 12_8_17.pdf-web.pdf

Lakes Region Freepress – 12/08/17

Lakes_12_8_17.pdf-web.pdf

Toys train delivers smiles

Toys for Tots train whitehall

By Matthew Saari Nearly 300 children had their Christmas brightened more than a little Sunday morning when the 2017 Marine […]

County to buy 3 village properties

Church Street bridge

By Krystle S. Morey Washington County will purchase three properties in the village of Granville that officials say will provide […]

Former Scotties’ closes its doors

scotties

By Krystle S. Morey The Slate Valley Café, formerly Scotties’, has closed. A sign appeared on the front door of […]

Whitehall solar farm online

Whitehall Millett Solar Farm

By Matthew Saari Whitehall’s first solar project, an endeavor two years in the making, officially went online last Friday. Local […]

Whitehall tops Granville in inaugural food drive

whitehall food pantry wins!

By Matthew Saari When the Railroaders met the Golden Horde on the gridiron this fall, Whitehall emerged the clear victors […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 12/01/17

Lakes_12_1_17.pdf-web.pdf

Northshire Freepress – 12/01/17

Northshire_12_1_17.pdf-web.pdf

North Country Freepress – 12/01/17

FreePress_12_1_17.pdf-web.pdf