November 28, 1922 – February 23, 2014
Obituaries » EDMOND W. LAFOND
LAFOND, EDMOND W., 91, of Middlesex, passed away February 23, at Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin. Born in St. Germaine, Quebec, Nov. 28, 1922, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rose (Bergeron) Lafond. Edmond attended schools in Waterbury. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 until 1944, in the South Pacific. After the service he returned to Barre, where he was employed as a truck driver for Rossi Trucking and Interstate Equipment for several years. He retired in 1989. On Sept. 24, 1949, he married Esther Rudd in St. Sylvester Church in Graniteville. Mrs. Lafond passed away Oct. 30, 1999. His hobbies were woodworking and making doll furniture. Edmond was a member of American Legion Post 10 of Barre. Survivors include two daughters, Linda Long, of Trinidad, Calif., and Debbie Lafond, of Tucson, Ariz.; two grandchildren; and his wonderful neighbors. He was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph and James Lafond; and three sisters, Irene Bisson, Louise Bushway and Yvette Hooper. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 11am at the Hedding United Methodist Church in Barre.