Anita Laurette Champigny1

F, #32917, b. Oct 11, 1919, d. Feb 26, 2019
Father*Calixte Champigny2 b. circa 1882
Mother*Exilpair Labonte1 b. circa 1889

Chronological Events

Birth*Oct 11, 1919 Anita Laurette Champigny was born on Oct 11, 1919 at Newport, Orleans County, Vermont, United States.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Calixte Champigny and Exilpair Labonte.2,1 
Marriage*Jul 2, 1938 Anita Laurette Champigny married George Claron Folsom, son of Charles Kellogg Folsom and May Eunice Boyce, on Jul 2, 1938 at Waitsfield, Washington County, Vermont, United States.1 
Death*Feb 26, 2019 Anita Laurette Champigny died on Feb 26, 2019, at age 99 at Newport, Orleans County, Vermont, United States.3 
ObituaryFeb 28, 2019  OBITUARY: Anita L. (Champigny) Folsom, 99, long time resident of Brownington, VT passed away peacefully in Newport on February 26, 2019. She was born on October 11, 1919 in Newport to Calixte and Exilpere (Labonte) Champigny.

On July 2, 1938 she married George Claron Folsom who predeceased her in 2002.

Mrs. Folsom was a devoted wife and mother, whose skill for gardening never went unnoticed. As a pastime, she potted plants on her porch and went up to her son Allen’s vegetable fields. Anita and her husband farmed on Maple Hill Road in Barton, Vermont for twenty years. She worked in the fields alongside her husband as well as doing all the boiling during maple sugar season. In 1965 Anita and her husband sold their farm in Barton and moved to Florida where they resided for many years. She was affectionately known as “Grammie Folsom” to the neighborhood children. Later in life Anita visited schools sharing the legacy of her life during her childhood. Anita was a long time member of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church of Orleans.

She will be sadly missed by her children: May Perry-Fortin and husband Rene of Holland, Vermont, Eva Forcier and her husband Peter of Maple Lake, Minnesota, David Folsom and his wife Patty of Lakeland, Florida, Kenneth Folsom and his wife Patricia of Peru, New York, and Allen Folsom of Brownington, Vermont. Anita is survived by several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. She is survived by one sister: Laura Ida Marineau of Montpelier, VT and by several nieces and nephews. Anita was predeceased by her daughter Rachel Lee Lamoureux and also by her siblings: Wilfred Champigny, Camille Champigny, Lillian Brien, Germaine Moeykens, Rosa Nadeau, Juliette Boisvert, Lena Jacques, Pauline Champigny, and Marie Champigny.

She was predeceased by sons-in-law Noel Perry, Gerard Lamoureux, daughter-in-law Sarah Bensenhaver and grandson Mark Perry.

Friends may call from 5-7 P.M. on Sunday March 3, 3019 at the Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford & Bouffard Funeral Home, 4670 Darling Hill Road, Newport. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on HYPERLINK "x-apple-data-detectors://14/"Monday at St. Theresa’s in Orleans where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Spring interment will be held at a later date at the Brownington Village Cemetery. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to the Michaud Memorial Manor 47 Herrick Road Derby Line, Vermont 05830. On-line condolences at Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford & Bouffard Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.3
Burial*circa May, 2019 She was buried circa May, 2019 at Brownington Village Cemetery, Brownington Village, Orleans County, Vermont, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 197189831.4 


George Claron Folsom b. Aug 6, 1914, d. Mar 15, 2002


  1. [S2194] State of Vermont, Marriage Record - Vermont -
  2. [S1094] State of Vermont, Birth Record - Brith Record -
  3. [S19] Obituary - Online, Newspaper or Funeral Home.
  4. [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States. Also check, Death Certificates &