Robert George Dubois, 68, of Middlebury


MIDDLEBURY — Robert George Dubois, age 68, passed peacefully on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023, at his home in Middlebury, with his wife Gail by his side.

Robert was born in Middlebury on Jan. 25, 1955. He was the son of George and Madeleine (Audet) Dubois. He grew up in Addison, Middlebury and Orwell. He received his early education at St. Mary’s School and later in Orwell. He graduated from Fair Haven Union High School, class of 1973. Robert began his working career as a farmer in Orwell. He later drove a truck for Paul Hallock and Bradford Trucking. He was also a bus driver for Bet-Cha Transit. He was a member of the Orwell Fire Department and was past vice president and president of the Addison County Firefighters Association. He was a selectman for the Town of Orwell. He was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Gail (Blair) Dubois, whom he married April 3, 1976; his siblings, Suzanne Palmer (Neal), Diane Norris (Terry) and Albert Dubois; nephews and nieces Brian Palmer (Kate), Karen Robinson (Amos), Rachael McGinnis (Casey), Hilary Adkins (Dillon) and Wyatt Norris; his mother-in-law, Barbara Blair; and sister-in-law, Lori Noble. He was predeceased by two sons, James Dubois in 2006 and Daniel Dubois in 2014; his parents, George and Madeleine Dubois; and father-in-law, Charles Blair.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Dec. 1, at 10 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Middlebury. The Rev. Luke Austin will be the celebrant.

A private graveside committal service and burial will take place at a later date, in the family lot, at Mountain View Cemetery in Orwell.

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to; Middlebury Regional EMS, 55 Collins Drive, Middlebury, Vt., 05753.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.◊



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