Robert A. GauthierDecember 01,2012
Robert A. Gauthier
ROXBURY Robert A. Gauthier, 68, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin.
He was born Oct. 10, 1944, in Montpelier, the son of Wilfred and Katherine (Ruel) Gauthier.
He graduated from Montpelier High School and attended Goddard College.
He married Alberta Prentice on Dec. 24, 1965, in Franklin, N.H.
He was a veteran of the United States Marines, having served during the Vietnam War.
He worked in road construction for many years, managed the Cumberland Farms Store in Northfield, and worked for more than 10 years at Cabot Hosiery in Northfield doing facility maintenance.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on automobiles as well as other motorized machines.
Survivors include his wife; his mother, Katherine Thurber, of Woodbury; five children, Robert Vachon, of Franklin, N.H., Terry Gauthier, of Concord, N.H., Lisa Gauthier, of Northfield, Melanie Perry, of Middlebury, and Heidi Fleury of Plainfield; five siblings, Wilfred Bill Gauthier, of Franklin, N.H., James Gauthier, of Cabot, Marion Morrison, of Florida, Barbara Prentice, of Pennsylvania, and Nancy Durgian, of Woodbury; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be conducted Monday, Dec. 3, at 11 a.m. at the Kingston Funeral Home, 35 Slate Ave. in Northfield.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1460, Williston, VT 05495-1460.
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