HIGHGATE SPRINGS – Kelly J. Lemoine, age 68, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at his home in Highgate Springs with his family by his side.
He was born in St. Albans, on August 4, 1950, the son of Rita (Wells) and the late Harold R. “Shorty” Lemoine.
He attended B.F.A. Fairfax and graduated with the Class of 1968. After graduation, Kelly began working at Fonda Container as a machine operator and retired after 31 years of employment. He then went to work for Highgate Elementary School, in their maintenance department, for the past five years. Kelly was a devoted fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New York Giants.
Kelly is survived by his children, Randy “Bub” Lemoine and his significant other Christine Fregeau of Highgate Springs, and Candi Boucher and her husband, Patrick of Strawberry Plains, Tennessee; his mother, Rita Lemoine of St. Albans; mother of his children, Sandy King of St. Albans; sisters, Carol Patnode and her husband, Michael of Highgate, and Cindy Rainville and her husband, Charles of South Burlington; grandsons Michael Boucher and Jason “my little man” Boucher; several nieces and nephews; and special friends John & Robin Lumsden of Highgate and Scott Hakey of Highgate.
Kelly was predeceased by his father, Harold R. “Shorty” Lemoine.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, December 7, 2018, at 1:00 PM at the Church of the Nativity, Canada St., Swanton. Interment followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Swanton.
Visitation was held on Friday from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Ave., Swanton.
For those who wish, contributions in Kelly’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, Vermont Office, 110 Main Street, Suite 3203, Burlington, Vermont 05401.