St. Albans - Andre W. Brosseau, 59, a lifelong resident of this community passed away peacefully Friday, February 1, 2013, in the Fletcher Allen Healthcare Center, following a short illness. His loving family was at his side.
He was born in St. Albans, Vermont, December 1, 1953, the son of Dr. Albert and Julianna Brosseau.
On May 3, 1980, Andre married Margaret Connor, in St. Patrick’s Church in Fairfield. Andy and Margaret went on to raise their son, Matthew.
Andre attended Holy Angels School, Central Catholic High School, and graduated from Bellows Free Academy and the University of Vermont.
Andre was employed by Perrigo for the past twenty-seven years.
Andre was a lifelong carpenter and craftsman, and enjoyed bee keeping with his father- in- law in his early years. He would also develop a passion for collecting milk bottles from VT dairy farms, which led his family on many antique outings across the state. His greatest enjoyment came from the years he dedicated to traveling with his wife and son for hockey games and tournaments.
Andre is survived by his wife, Margaret, son, Matthew, sisters and brothers- in -law; Therese and Richard Aucoin, Monique Brosseau, Sister Rita Brosseau, Jacqueline Brosseau-Cyr, Madeleine and Geoffrey Bates; brother and sister- in -law, Claude and Louise Brosseau.
He is also survived by his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Daniel Connor, Sheila Heald, Loretta and Richard Pigeon, Maureen and Robert Morgan and many nieces and nephews.
Andre was preceded in death by his parents, daughters, Alicia Brosseau and Amanda Lee Brosseau and sisters, Cecile, Suzanne, Marie Ellen Brosseau, father- in-law and mother- in-law, Bernard and Mary Connor, brothers-in-law, Winslow Heald and Ronald Cyr and nephew, Liam Morgan.
Visitation will be at the Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main St, St. Albans, on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 6th at 11:00 A.M. in Holy Angels Catholic Church on Lake Street with the Reverend Maurice J. Roy as celebrant. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue – Suite 310, White Plains, New York 10605.
Assisting Andre’s family is the Heald Funeral Home of St. Albans. Condolences and memories may be sent to the family through www.healdfuneralhome.com.