Donald Joseph Gilbeau
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Donald (Donnie) Gilbeau, 72, at the UVM Medical Center on January 19, 2021.
He was born November 23, 1948 in Burlington, VT to Edward A. Gilbeau, Jr. and Wanita A. (Saddlier) Gilbeau. He served his country as a member of the VT National Guard. Donald worked at General Electric, The Lane Press and Willie Racine’s Jeep. An avid outdoorsman, Donald enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing golf with family and friends.
He was predeceased by his first wife Linda Ann Gilbeau; son Scott Gilbeau; brothers Charlie Gilbeau, Robert Gilbeau, Ricky Gilbeau; and sisters Joyce Gilbeau and Linda Jablonski.
Left to cherish Donald’s memory are his wife, Andrea Lee Joseph; daughter Mandy Gilbeau; brother Michael Gilbeau and wife, Debbie Gilbeau; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
The family would like to thank all the staff in the ICU at UVM Medical Center for all
their excellent care they provided to Donnie during his illness.
A spring graveside service is planned.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in Donald’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 55 Day Lane, Williston, VT 05495, The VT Lung Association, 372 Hurricane Lane, Williston, VT 05495 or the UVM Medical Center, UVM Medical Center Foundation, Courtyard at Given 3N, 111 Colchester Ave., Burlington, VT 05401.
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Arrangements are in care of Gifford Funeral Home, 22 Depot Street, Richmond, VT.
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