Patricia Quilliam

Swanton– Patricia Quilliam, age 86, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2021.

Patricia was born on January 13, 1935, to the late Henry and Leona (Bombardier) Perron.

Patricia and Arthur Quilliam were married on May 29, 1954.

She was a devoted Catholic and active member of Ladies of Saint Anne’s. Patricia enjoyed spending her time helping her family and others. Her hobbies were knitting, reading, crossword puzzles, and she loved her chocolate.

Patricia is survived by her husband of 67 years, Ernest Arthur Quilliam; two sons Ronald Quilliam and wife Deborah of Fairfax, Gary Quilliam and significant other Cassandra Sanger of Highgate, two daughters Barbara West and husband Gary of Highgate, Donna Maynard and husband Douglas of East Fairfield; seven grandchildren Trevor Maynard, Chris Maynard, Shawna Elwood, John Clark, Jeff Clark, Jennifer Brassard, and Austin Clem; five great-grandchildren Noah Maynard, Calvin Maynard, Abby Ellwood, Andrew Ellwood, and Maddie Brassard. Patricia is also survived by Sister Jeanne Vincelette. She was predeceased by her brother Armand.

Family and friends are invited to Patricia’s Life Celebration events to include visitation from 10:00 – 11:00 am with funeral service to follow at 11:00 am on Wednesday December 15, 2021, at the Goss Life Celebration Home, 89 Grand Ave., Swanton, VT 05488. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Swanton.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude at 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Franklin County Home Health at 3 Home Health Circle St. Albans, VT 05478

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