Teresa Paquette Meigs

Jeffersonville – Teresa Paquette Meigs a resident of this community since 1961, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at the Homestead in Saint Albans.  

Born at home in St. Albans on December 14, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Henry J. and Effie J. (McKenzie) Paquette. Teresa was 97 years old. 

Teresa was married to Arnold Tullar Meigs, who pre-deceased her on January 30, 1987. 

Teresa was a 1939 graduate of Bellows Free Academy and then worked for the U.S. Postal Service. She was a longtime member of Mount Mansfield # 35, American Legion Auxiliary, a volunteer for the Second Chance Thrift Shop at Copley Hospital and also volunteered at many Lamoille County organizations.   She was a longtime communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cambridge. 

Survivors include her sons; David Meigs (Cindy) of Spring Valley California, William Meigs (Mary) of  Fairfax and John Meigs (Regina) of Fairfax and her daughters, Mary Martha Kinney of Cambridge and Cynthia Meigs (partner, Edna Martineau) of Barre,  as well her grandchildren, Justin Meigs, Jody Meigs (Courtney), Karen Tibbets (Jason), Kevin Kinney (partner, Beth), Elizabeth Small (Eric), Jonathan Boozan, Sara Ashley Meigs, Tyler Beth Meigs and Tuller Meigs Schricker and her great grandchildren, Tyler, Brayden, Carson, Paige, Tori, Fraya, Ashton, Hayden, Savannah, Danyon, and Alisa. Teresa is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents and husband, Arnold, Teresa was pre-deceased by her son, George Alexander Meigs on November 25, 2003 and sister, Frances Paquette. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main Street, St. Albans. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 11:00 A.M.  at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 312 North Main Street, Cambridge, with the Reverend Christopher Micale as celebrant.  Interment will take place at the St. Albans Bay Cemetery. 

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Lamoille Area Cancer Network, 198 Farr Avenue, Morrisville, Vermont 05661. 

To send the Meigs family a message of condolence or share a memory, kindly go to her online guestbook at www.healdfuneralhome.com.