Noela Aube Brunet, 89, of Ferrisburgh


FERRISBURGH — Noela Aube Brunet, 89, passed away peacefully at the McClure/Miller Respite House on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. She was born Dec. 20, 1931, to Corrine (Charlebois) and Damien Aube in Charlotte, Vt.

She graduated from Shelburne High School in 1949 and Burlington Business College in 1951. She worked in a lawyer’s office and for General Electric before she had children. She married Marcel Burnet in 1954. They lived in Ferrisburgh, Vt. She was a bookkeeper for their family farm and milk hauling business, as well as for their siding and contracting business later in life. She was a eucharistic minister at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, and also served on the parish council, cemetery committee and the social action committee for St. Peter’s.

She is survived by her children Ronald (Sue) of Orwell, Vt.; Loren (Kelly) of Londonderry, N.H.; Richard (Sherry) of Waltham, Vt.; Lisa Griner (Craig) of Twin City, Ga.; Marcel Jr. (Lisa) of Addison, Vt.; Laurie (Ed) of Shelburne, Vt.; Deanna Payne (Greg) of South Burlington, Vt.; and foster daughter Debra McDurfee of Colchester, Vt. Sixteen grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren also survive her, along with a sister, Lorraine Mathie of Williston, Vt., and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Marcel, daughter Monica Ringer and granddaughter Kristy Brunet.

There will be a wake at Brown McClay Funeral Home in Vergennes on Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 5:30-7 p.m., and a Funeral Mass at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Vergennes on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Vergennes. Masks will be required during both services regardless of vaccination status and the family asks that you refrain from hugging, and try to maintain safe distances.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Peter’s Cemetery or St. Peter’s Church, 85 South Maple St., Vergennes, VT 05491. To send online condolences to her family please visit For those who can’t attend the funeral service a video will be located on the bottom of the obituary on the Brown McClay website.◊

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