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Jeannette A. Nolan

November 24, 1918 October 20, 2017
Jeannette A.  Nolan
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HIGHGATE – Jeannette A. Nolan, age 98, passed away Friday evening, October 20, 2017 at Our Lady of the Meadows in Richford.
She was born November 24, 1918 in Highgate Springs, the daughter of the late J.B. & Angelina (Roy) Granger. In 1941, she married Raymond Nolan.
Jeannette was a lifelong resident of Highgate and was a graduate of St. Anne’s Academy, and received her GED at age 79. She was an active member of St. Louis Catholic Church, serving as the former chair of the Parish Council, Eucharistic Minister, Religious Education Commission & Ladies of St. Anne Society.
She is survived by her son and his wife, Dennis & Patricia Nolan of Highgate Center; her daughter Jacqueline & husband Wayne Timura of Monument, CO and Joyce Kemp and her partner Dan Companion of West Enosburg, and former son-in-law Mark Kemp of Highgate; 7 Grandchildren: Amy (Ernie) Bouchard, Tina (Clay) Forgan, Megan (Jay) Evans, Danika (Stephen) Felts, Zachary (Tricia) Timura, Justin (Alyssa) Kemp, and Jenna (Morgan) Stanton, 11 Great Grandchildren: Brandon and Erin Langevin, Luc and Kate DeTellis, Sam and Nathan Bouchard, Morgan, Parker and Addison Evans, Mable Kemp, and Maelyn Stanton. She also leaves behind 2 Godchildren: Wayne Nolan and Doris Cota Bergeron, 2 Special Cousins: Sr. Estelle Granger and Jeanine Granger of Canada, 3 Nieces: Elaine Conlin, Nancy Boucher, Rosemarie Lebel and 1 nephew: Wayne Nolan. She also leaves friends from the “Breakfast Group,” special neighbors Debby and Clarence Miller, and many caregivers from Our Lady of the Meadows.

Besides her parents, Jeannette was predeceased by her husband Raymond Nolan in 1993, their daughter Rachel in 1945, her sister, Theresa Ouimet in 2011, her 3 brothers, Henry, Homer, and Gerard, and her grandson, Dennis Nolan, Jr. in 1985.
Besides farming, Jeannette worked as Hot Lunch Agent at the Highgate Elementary school, and later as the librarian at the Highgate Library for 15 years. Jeannette was also active in the local Democratic Party, serving as serving as Chairman, Secretary and Delegate to Franklin County Democrats. She and Raymond were pleased to meet with President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter at the White House. In addition, she served as Treasurer for the Highgate Historical Society, served on the Highgate School Board, the Franklin County Reparative Board, and was a Health Officer. Jeannette enjoyed sewing, making quilts, crossword puzzles, Facebook, scrapbooking, and cooking/baking.

Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 4-7 PM at the Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Ave, Swanton, VT.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday October 26, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the St. Louis Catholic Church, 186 Lamkin St, Highgate. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Swanton
For those who wish, contributions in Jeannette’s memory may be made to Highgate Historical Society, PO Box 222, Highgate Center, VT 05459; Our Lady of the Meadows, 1 Pinnacle Way, Richford, VT 05456; or to the Highgate Public Library, PO Box 76, Highgate Center, Vermont 05459.

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4:00 PM 10/25/2017 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/25/2017 7:00:00 PM
Kidder Memorial Home

89 Grand Avenue
Swanton, VT 05488

Kidder Memorial Home
89 Grand Avenue Swanton 05488 VT
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 10/26/2017 11:00:00 AM
St Louis Church

186 Lamkin St
Highgate Center, VT 05459

St Louis Church
186 Lamkin St Highgate Center 05459 VT
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery - Swanton Final Resting Place

65 Canada Street
Swanton, VT 05488

65 Canada Street Swanton 05488 VT
United States

Memorial Contribution

Our Lady of the Meadows Resident Activity Fund

1 Pinnacle Meadows
Richford, VT 05476

Highgate Public Library

P.O. Box 76
Highgate Center, Vermont 05459

Highgate Historical Society

P.O. Box 222
Highgate Center, Vermont 05459

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