Michael William Charron, 56, of Ferrisburgh


FERRISBURGH — Michael William Charron, passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington surrounded by family. He was 56 years old. Mike had been struggling with a heart condition for the past five years. He will be missed so very much!

Mike was born Sept. 13, 1966, in Trenton, N.J. and moved to Ferrisburgh, Vt., when he was three years old. He graduated from Vergennes Union High School in 1984 and attended the University of Vermont.

Mike and Nancy Perkins were married on Aug. 8, 1992. They had two wonderful children, Kyle and Kayla. Mike spent many happy hours as coach for Kyle and Kayla’s softball and baseball teams at Ferrisburgh Elementary School and assisted with coaching softball at Vergennes Union High School.

Michael was a skilled carpenter. He worked on many construction projects, including building a house for his parents. He enjoyed working with fellow carpenters at local construction firms including Bristol Construction, M. Gale Builders, Conner & Buck and most recently Clearwater Builders, and he was also self-employed under the name of Diamond Island Construction.

Mike loved to read, especially mysteries. He had an extensive comic book collection — his favorite being Spider Man. He enjoyed woodworking and built beautiful furniture for his family. He was always ready to lend a helping hand when needed. On many Sunday afternoons Mike and his mom played intense and competitive games of Casino, vying for the “championship” with Mike ultimately holding the title of “two up.” He was a truly special and wonderful person.

Mike was a loving husband and father. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Nancy (Perkins) Charron; his son Kyle, and daughter Kayla; his parents Bernard and Maureen Charron; his sister Linda (John) Shandrow; and nieces Samantha (Charlie) Shandrow and Nicolle (Houston) Cote. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Harriet Perkins and her friend Bill Hopkins, and his brother-in-law, Brent Perkins and his daughter Maddie. He leaves behind many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his father-in-law, Dwayne Perkins.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at St. Pete’s Church in Vergennes. A celebration of his life will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to UVM Children’s Hospital, 111 Colchester Ave., Main Campus, East Pavilion Level 4, Burlington, VT 05401. To send online condolences to his family please visit◊


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