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John F. Tougas

November 14, 1930 December 28, 2017
John F. Tougas
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SWANTON – John F. Tougas, age 87, peacefully passed into the next life on Thursday, December 28, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at his home in Swanton.

He was born November 14, 1930 in Pike River, Quebec to the late Aristide & MaryAnne (Samson) Tougas.

John married Imelda (Rainville) Tougas on May 15, 1954. They owned and operated Johnny’s Restaurant in Swanton for 35 years. John also worked at Fonda Container for 27 years. He loved the outdoors, especially fishing and biking. His favorite hobbies included woodworking, visiting and playing cards with relatives and friends and taking care of his home. John also cherished the time he spent with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Imelda “Millie” Tougas of Swanton; their children, Susan Tougas of Charlotte, NC, Donald Tougas and his wife Nanette of Colchester, Richard Tougas and his wife Sarah of Enosburg and David Tougas and his wife Lorelei of Swanton; grandchildren, Leah & Billy Poggi, Matthew & Amber Nietupski, Andrew Nietupski, Justin Tougas, Adam Tougas & Jordan Lareau and Nathan & Denise Tougas; 6 great grandchildren; his brother, Clement Tougas of St. John, Quebec; 2 brothers-in-law, Jean-Guy Rainville and his wife Fernande of Fairfax and Gilles Rainville and his wife Claudette of Georgia; 3 sisters-in-law, Therese Paquette of Jericho, Lillian Rainville of St. Albans and Fernande Tougas of Swanton and several nieces & nephews.

John’s family would like to thank Dr. Manchester, Dr. Fitzgerald and Susan Williams, RN from Franklin County Home Health for the great care they provided.

In keeping with John’s wishes, services will be private and held at the convenience of his family.

For those who wish, contributions in John’s memory may be made to Franklin County Home Health – Hospice Program, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478.

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Services are private.

Memorial Contribution

Franklin County Home Health Agency - Hospice Program


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