ENOSBURG FALLS – Lloyd D. Touchette, age 65, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2013 at the Fletcher Allen Health Care facility in Burlington as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
He was born on November 19, 1947 in Sheldon the son of the late Leland & Mary (Duffy) Touchette.
Lloyd was a graduate of Enosburg Falls High School class of 1965. Throughout his working years Lloyd worked as a milk tester for DHIA, as a cook for the Vermont National Guard and in the deli department of a local grocery store. He was also very active in the early years of Enosburgh Ambulance service. Lloyd made lifelong friends at each place of work.
After retirement Lloyd was very active in his community and donated his time to several organizations including; the town of Enosburg as a selectman and justice of the peace, the Democratic party, local, county and state levels and the Enosburg Food Shelf. He was an active member of the American Legion Post #42 and the Lions Club, both in Enosburg Falls and a past member of the Enosburg area Jaycees and Grange. He was always available to help anyone in need; he often would provide friends with a ride to visit relatives in hospitals or nursing homes. He visited shut-ins and helped them stay in touch with their loved ones. Lloyd stayed in touch with many of his classmates from the class of 1965; he dearly loved the class reunions.
Lloyd is survived by his sisters, Mary Benjamin and her husband Gary of Highgate Center and Shirley O’Dell and her husband Thomas of Swanton; his nieces and nephew, Amelia Wimble, Jessica Lahue and her husband Brian and Jeremy Coe and their families; step-nephews, Tom and Mike O’Dell; his uncle, Clair Touchette and his wife Sally; his aunt, Theresa Duffy and many friends whom Lloyd considered family. Besides his parents, Lloyd was predeceased by his nephew, Douglas Wimble.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Franklin United Church, 5374 Main St., Franklin, VT with Rev. Jason McConnell officiating. Interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Enosburg.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, from 4-7 PM at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls.
For those who wish, contributions in Lloyd’s memory may be made to Enosburgh Ambulance Service, 83 Sampsonville Rd., Enosburg Falls, VT 05450 or the Enosburg Food Shelf, P.O. Box 614, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450.