June 15, 1924 - November 3, 2013

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PROVOST, LUCILLE C., 89, of Barre City, passed away November 3, at Berlin Health & Rehabilitation Center, with her loving family at her bedside. Born in St. Edwards, Quebec, Canada, on June 15, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Hector and Florida (Slyvain) Chaloux. Lucille attended schools in Canada. On May 5, 1945, she married Bertrand Provost in Magog, Canada. They resided in Canada for a short time before moving to Barre, where they made their home and raised their family. Mr. Provost passed away July 27, 1969. Lucille was employed at the former Sprague Electric until her retirement at the age of 62. She enjoyed wintering in Ocala, Fla., and her summers in Vermont. Among her interests were going to garage sales, playing bingo, and she enjoyed flowers, but most of all she enjoyed spending precious time with her family. Due to illness, she returned to Barre, where she made her home at the Gary Home in Montpelier for 11 months. On May 22, 2012, she moved to the Berlin Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church of Barre. Lucille was a loving and caring mother and grandmother, and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Survivors include her nine children: Ivan Provost and wife, Dottie of Topsham; Donald Provost and wife, Kathy of Barre Town; Roger Provost of Bagdad; Shirley Labor and husband, Percy of Barre Town; Pearl Harriman of Barre; Jerry Provost, also of Barre Town; Lucie MacAskill and husband, Dave of Williamstown; Andre Provost of Barre Town; and Jane Patch and husband, Marc of Pittsford; as well as 19 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother, Maurice Chaloux of Barre Town, and one sister, Gisele Fontaine of Williston, and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by four sisters, Rita Benoit, Theresa Rathe, Pauline Marquis and Madeline Allen; and three brothers, Rene, Sylva and Gerard Chaloux.

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