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Robert E. LaVigne

funeral director and embalmer at LaVigne Funeral Home, Winooski, Vermont, died August 21, 2012, at age 89. LaVigne enlisted in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and served with the 5th Air Force in the Philippines, Okinawa and the southwest Pacific. After his discharge, he graduated from New England Institute of Anatomy and Embalming and worked with his father, Elie, and grandfather, A.B., in the family funeral home, which is currently owned by his son, Thomas. LaVigne was a member of the Vermont Funeral Directors Association and NFDA and a life member of the Winnoski VFW. He is survived by wife Susie, sons Arthur and Thomas, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.