November 27, 1940 - September 19, 2019
Obituaries » Edward J. Cormier
Edward James Cormier, age 78, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019, at the Consulate Health Care of Baynonnet Point, Hudson, FL. Born at Heaton Hospital in Montpelier on November 27, 1940, he was the son of Celina Pinan Cormier and Edward J. Cormier. He grew up and received his education in Montpelier and went on to serve in the Air Force in Alaska as an aircraft mechanic. He returned to Vermont and pursued a career as a cement finisher and mason. He was talented as an auto mechanic, and also in carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work. A perfectionist in all phases of construction, he was able to build structures from the ground up, and they would be done right. He loved Vermont and spent summers at Peacham Pond where he had a home for many years. He was previously married to Sandra Taft. Edward is survived by their daughter Tonya Washburn of Cambridge, their son Edward J. Cormier and his wife Erin of Fletcher, grandchildren, Corey Florucci and Tyler Pillsbury Hinesburg, Lia Washburn Mariah, Kara, Reese Cormier and his sister, Donna Gray, nieces Melissa and Keren Pavese of Tarpon Springs, Fl. A graveside committal will be planned for next summer at Berlin Cemetery.