Florence Millie Barkyoumb1

F, #30939, b. Mar 7, 1917, d. Mar 10, 2005
Father*Edward Louis Barkyoumb2 b. Jul 12, 1886, d. May 15, 1966
Mother*Clara Esther Drinkwine3 b. May 24, 1890, d. Jun 15, 1956

Chronological Events

Birth*Mar 7, 1917 Florence Millie Barkyoumb was born on Mar 7, 1917 at Fairfax, Franklin County, Vermont, United States.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Edward Louis Barkyoumb and Clara Esther Drinkwine.2,3 
Twin* Florence and Blanche Amelia Barkyoumb were Twins. 
Marriage*Sep 19, 1938 Florence Millie Barkyoumb married Euclide Albert Magnan, son of Leonidas J. Magnan and Anna L. Perreault, on Sep 19, 1938 at Fairfield, Franklin County, Vermont, United States.1,4 
Death*Mar 10, 2005 Florence Millie Barkyoumb died on Mar 10, 2005, at age 88 at Fairfield, Franklin County, Vermont, United States, from congestive heart failure, at home.2 
ObituaryMar 12, 2005  OBITUARY: FLORENCE A. MAGNAN FAIRFAX — Mrs. Florence A. Magnan, 88, a lifelong resident of Fairfax, died Thursday evening, March 10, 2005, at her home with her loving family at her bedside.

She was born in Fairfax, March 7, 1917, daughter of the late Edward and Clara (Drinkwine) Barkyoumb. Florence and her husband, Euclide, operated a dairy farm in Fairfax for many years. Florence's whole life was focused on her husband, children and grandchildren. She was the matriarch of the family, organizing many huge family gatherings. Florence was a homemaker, had her own seat number 127, at the St. Albans Auction Gallery and was very well known by the auctioneers, for the antiques she collected and sold. Her birds were always well fed, her flower gardens well tended and her quilts all handstitched. After her husband, Euclide, died, her faithful companions were her pets "Molly" and "Boy".

Florence is survived by her eight children and their spouses, Barbara and Lawrence Young, Donna and Roger Meunier, James Magnan, all of Fairfax, Mary and George Boissoneault, John and Elaine Magnan of St. Albans, Katherine and William Considine of Georgia, Gerald and Debra Magnan of Chateaugay, N.Y., Terrance and Joanne Magnan of Sheldon; 23 grandsons; 11 granddaughters; 11 great-grandsons; and 13 great-granddaughters. Her babies were the delight of her life. She also leaves two brothers and their wives, Gordon and Ramona Barkyoumb of Hopkinton, Mass., Reginald and Joyce Barkyoumb of Fairfax; a sister, Lena Lavendure of Boynton Beach, Fla; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Henry and Loretta Magnan, Laurentia Magnan, Gertrude Sweeny, Monica Lemnah and Loretta (Mrs. Lee) Magnan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband of over 55 years, Euclide, on June 4, 1994; also by her granddaughter, Maria Boissoneault; sisters Helen Gaboury, Eva Kosk; and brothers Edward, Walter and William Barkyoumb.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. in Holy Angels Church, St. Albans.

Friends may call in the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home, 86 S. Main St., from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Interment will be this spring in the Magnan family lot in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Maria Boissoneault Scholarship Fund, in care of Donna Meunier, 2274 Main St., Fairfax, Vt. 05454; or the Franklin County Home Health Agency, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, Vt. 05478.

An online condolence book has been established for the family at Brady & Levesque web site: www.bnlfh.com. Arrangements are entrusted to the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home And Commemorative Services.

Published in the St. Albans Daily Messenger, St. Albans, Vermont - March 15, 2005.5
Burial*Mar 14, 2005 She was buried on Mar 14, 2005 at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Saint Albans, Franklin County, Vermont, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 17753320.6 


Euclide Albert Magnan b. Nov 28, 1914, d. Jun 4, 1994


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