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Maureen E. Bigelow

September 2, 1945 November 27, 2017
Maureen E. Bigelow
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Obituary for Maureen E. Bigelow

SWANTON - Maureen R. Bigelow, age 72, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family Monday, November 27th 2017.

Maureen was born September 2, 1945 in St. Albans to the late John and Flora (Bombardier) Raleigh. September 12, 1964 she was married to Carl Bigelow and they proudly ran River View Farm together for many years. Maureen shared a love for traveling with her sister Peggy, and spending summers at the lake with her other sister Jackie. Hosting Holiday and family dinners was one of the many things she enjoyed, and she never let you leave her house feeling hungry. Her love of sports started when she was young and you could still find her talking about a baseball game or basketball score. In more recent years, Sunday’s on “The Raft”, with Stephen, Eliza, Jared, and their friends became memories she’d cherish.

Her eldest son, Stephen C. Bigelow, his two children, Eliza M. Bigelow and Jared J. Bigelow, Daughter-in-law, Sara Bigelow, and her daughter, Bella S. Bigelow, survive Maureen. She also leaves her two sisters, Margaret “Peggy” O’Brien of Albany, NY, and Jackie (Jacqueline) Quilliam of Edgewater, FL; and many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Maureen was predeceased by her youngest son, William “Billy” J. Bigelow; three brothers, Robert “Bobby” Raleigh, John Richard Raleigh II, and Richard Raleigh; husband, Carl R Bigelow, brothers-in-law, William O'Brien, and Reginald Quilliam.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM from The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 65 Canada St., Swanton with Father James Zuccaro as the celebrant and homilist. The Rite of Committal will follow at the Holy Cross Cemetery in St. Albans.

Friends may call at The Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Ave. Swanton, on Monday, December 4th from 8:30AM to 10:30 AM.

For those who wish, contributions in Maureen’s memory may be made to American Heart Association, Vermont Affiliate, 1210 Main Street, Suite 203, Burlington, VT 05401.

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8:30 AM 12/4/2017 8:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 12/4/2017 10:30:00 AM
Kidder Memorial Home

89 Grand Avenue
Swanton, VT 05488

Kidder Memorial Home
89 Grand Avenue Swanton 05488 VT
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 12/4/2017 11:00:00 AM
Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

65 Canada Street
Swanton, Vermont 05488

Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
65 Canada Street Swanton 05488 Vermont
United States

Cemetery Details


Holy Cross Cemetery Final Resting Place

25 Fairfax Street
St. Albans, Vermont 05478

25 Fairfax Street St. Albans 05478 Vermont
United States

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