Born: August 24, 1953
Death: November 11, 2012
August 24, 1953 - November 11, 2012
Bonnie J. Provencher, 59, of Derby, VT passed at her home in Derby, VT surrounded by her loving family on November 11, 2012. She was born on August 24, 1953 in Troy, VT a daughter of the late Jack R. Armstrong and Beverly M. Collins. Bonnie was employed at Ethan Allan as a rip saw operator. Bonnie enjoyed going to Florida and Foxwood Casino in Connecticut with Ron, watching hummingbirds come to her feeders, and taking pictures. She absolutely loved family gatherings and being with her grandchildren. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Eagles and a past member of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her children: Shane Provencher and his wife Nikki of Troy, VT, and Terry Provencher and his wife Amanda of Derby, VT. She is also survived by her companion of 25 years Ron Griffin of Derby, VT, by her mother Beverly Collins Armstrong and her friend Raymond Lessard, by her grandchildren: Paige, Haven, Jonas, Nicholas, Meia, Jonathan, Ashleigh, Coby, Dakota, and Averie Provencher.
She is also survived by her brothers: Steven Armstrong of White River Junction, VT, Terry Armstrong of White River Junction, VT, and Brent Armstrong and his wife Lynne of Virginia,and by her sister Barbara Meier and her friend Dennis Demaris of Barton, VT, and by her step mother Claudia Armstrong of Derby, VT. She is also survived by Steven Griffin and his wife Sybil of South Carolina, Randall Griffin and his wife Lorraine of Morgan, VT, Michael Griffin of Derby, VT, Tanya Gregoire and her husband Jason of Swanton, VT and grandchildren and great grandchildren and by Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her son Jonathan.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday November 16, 2012 at the Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, 4670 Darling Hill Road, Newport, with the Rev. Richard Whitehill officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasantview Cemetery in Orleans, VT. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to the Oncology Department at North Country Hospital, 189 Prouty Drive, Newport, VT 05855. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.curtis-britch.com.
Friday November 16, 2012, 11:00 - A.M.