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Wilma Forand

April 1, 1925 August 17, 2017
Wilma Forand
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BAKERSFIELD – Wilma G. Forand, age 92, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Our Lady of the Meadows in Richford.

She was born April 1, 1925 in Bromont, Quebec, Canada to the late William & Mary (Morris) Dunlavey.

Wilma grew up on the Irish Range in Bromont. She married the love of her life, Roland Forand, in 1949. They moved to the United States in 1956, and settled in Enosburgh for a few years before moving to Bakersfield. Wilma was a homemaker and caregiver most of her life. She loved music, dancing, entertaining and the occasional game of Bingo. When Roland passed away in 1993 Wilma moved in with her daughter and her husband, Charmaine & Clement. She stayed there for nearly 25 years.

She is survived by her daughter, Charmaine & Clement Paquette and their children, Chad & Erin Paquette, their children, Xander, Anya & Wesley, Craig Paquette, his children, Cole, Olivia & Ethan and Carrie Paquette, her children, Charlie & Henry; her son, Daniel & Brenda Forand and their children, Jessie and Katie Forand and her daughter, Marlene & Chris Bouthillette and their children, Emilie, Adam & Shane and many special nieces & nephews. Besides her parents, Wilma was predeceased by her husband, Roland Forand; her daughter, Jo-Ann Forand and siblings, Winifred (Cecil) McMahon, Eileen (Lawrence) Campbell, Edna (Peter) Dunn, Morris (Gilberte) Dunlavey, Emmitt Dunlavey, Elmer (Marie) Dunlavey and Marie (John) Choquette.

Wilma’s family would like to thank the staff from Our Lady of the Meadows and Franklin County Home Health for the care she received over the last few months.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. Anthony’s / St. George’s Catholic Church, VT Route 36, East Fairfield. Interment will follow in St. George’s Cemetery in Bakersfield.

Visitation will be held on Monday, August 21, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 PM at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls.

For those who wish, contributions in Wilma’s memory may be made to the Bakersfield Special Concerns Committee, c/o Donna Paquette, P.O. Box 59, Bakersfield, VT 05441.

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5:00 PM 8/21/2017 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/21/2017 8:00:00 PM
Spears Funeral Home

96 Dickinson Avenue
P.O. Box 396
Enosburg Falls, VT 05450

Spears Funeral Home
96 Dickinson Avenue Enosburg Falls 05450 VT
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 8/22/2017 11:00:00 AM
St. Anthony / St.Georges Catholic Church

9491 Vermont Route 36
East Fairfield, VT 05448

St. Anthony / St.Georges Catholic Church
9491 Vermont Route 36 East Fairfield 05448 VT
United States

Cemetery Details


St. George's Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Avenue Road
Bakersfield, VT

Avenue Road Bakersfield VT
United States

Memorial Contribution

Bakersfield Special Concerns Committee

c/o Donna Paquette
P.O. Box 59
Bakersfield, VT 05441

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