Judith Ann (D’Avignon) Poquette, 53, of Hancock


HANCOCK — Judith Ann Poquette (D’Avignon), wife, stepmom, sister and friend, age 53, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 14, 2021, at her home in Hancock, Vt.

Judy was born on Dec. 24, 1967, in Bristol, Vt., to Theodore and Helen (Jimmo) D’Avignon and was the youngest of six children. She graduated from Mt. Abraham Union High School in 1986. She loved working at the Middlebury Gulf. She worked there for eight years and was later promoted to manager. She loved her animals.  She met the love of her life, Ellwyn “Boomer” Poquette Jr., in 1998. They married on May 5, 2018.

She is survived by her husband, Ellwyn “Boomer” Poquette Jr. She is also survived by her mother-in-law, Caroline Dunkin, sisters-in-law Sandra Kayhart (Kevin) and Gail Alexander (Wayne); stepchildren Brennon Poquette, Jason Poquette,  and Isaac Liberty; stepgrandchildren; stepgreat-grandchildren; siblings Pat D’Avignon (Linda) of Rhode Island, Mike D’Avignon (Corinne DuRoss) of Bristol, Roy D’Avignon of Bristol, Starr Bouvier (Joel) of Bristol and Libby D’Avignon (Tim Pierce) of Ferrisburgh, Vt. She is also survived by her nieces, nephews and many friends.

She was predeceased by her parents Theodore and Helen (Jimmo) D’Avignon, nephew Ryan D’Avignon; sister-in-law Chiquita Mason; brother-in-law Raymond Poquette; sister-in-law Donna Cross; sister-in-law Kathy Santor; her dog Prissy; aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Calling hours will be held Sunday, June 20, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Brown McClay Funeral Home, 4 South St, Bristol.

A Mass of Catholic burial will be on Monday, June 21, at 11 a.m., at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Bristol. Burial will follow at the Mt. St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Homeward Bound, 236 Boardman St, Middlebury, VT 05753.◊

Share this story:

More News

Richard ‘Dick’ Andre Choquette, 80, of New Haven

RICHARD “DICK” ANDRE CHOQUETTE NEW HAVEN/WILLISTON — Dick Choquette, 80, a longtime reside … (read more)


Judith Marie Desautels, 57, of Lincoln

JUDITH MARIE DESAUTELS LINCOLN — Judith Marie Desautels, 57, of Lincoln, Vt., passed away … (read more)


Edwin Charles James, 88, of Shoreham

EDWIN CHARLES JAMES SHOREHAM — Edwin Charles James, 88, of Shoreham, Vt., passed away peac … (read more)

Share this story: