Yvon J. Pouliot, formerly of Middlebury


WILDER — Yvon J. Pouliot passed away at his home in Wilder, Vt., on Oct. 28, 2023, with his loving family by his side.

Yvon enjoyed being outdoors, whether he was gardening, fishing, or hiking, and he had a special love of the ocean. Yvon had a fondness for animals. He loved bats and could never resist trying to pick up any snake he came across. Yvon was a hockey coach for numerous youth teams, including at the high school level. He loved mentoring, guiding, and sharing his love of the sport with his players. Yvon worked for the Town of Middlebury for 20 years as a facilities supervisor and designed many of the downtown gardens.

He is survived by his wife, Melanie, and his children, Matt Putnam-Pouliot (Chris), Megan Pouliot, and Dillon Pouliot, as well as his beloved grandson Rico Putnam-Pouliot. He will be missed by his dog Chloe.

Yvon was a beloved brother of Nicole Poginy (Mike), Jocelyn Pouliot (Barb), Clement Pouliot, Suzanne Coggeshall (Bob), and Joanne Allen (Danny). He was predeceased by his parents, Albert Pouliot and Irene (Goupil) Pouliot, and his brother Laurent Pouliot.

Yvon was loved by his in-laws Pat Fallon (Laurie), Wendy Hunt (Rob), and Peter Fallon. He was predeceased by his mother-in-law Christine Fallon and sister-in-law Kim Soule (Bill).

He was loved by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

A calling hour will be at Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m., followed by a service at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Meals on Wheels, ℅ Bugbee Senior Center, 262 North Main St., White River Jct., VT 05001-7027.

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