Bennington, VT – Adrien Francis “Bit” LaFlamme, 89 , passed away peacefully on December 13, 2022 at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington.
Adrien was born in Bennington, VT on May 18, 1933, the son of Theophile J. and Cedulie (LeClerc) LaFlamme. Adrien received his education at Sacred Heart School in Bennington and was a graduate of Bennington High School Class of 1952.
Adrien married the former, Joanne King on February 12, 1961 in Bennington. Joanne passed away on September 11, 2015.
He was a United States Army Veteran, serving during the Korean War. Adrien worked at CB Sports for many years before working at Nastech where he was a Team Tech on the assembly line.
He was a crossing guard for Sacred Heart School for many years, a position he loved, and the children loved having him there.
He was a former member of the Bennington Moose Lodge, the American legion and the V.F.W. He enjoyed playing cards and shooting darts and pool. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Adrien is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law; William and Lisa LaFlamme of Bennington, VT and Paul and Tammy LaFlamme, of Bennington, VT, his two special grandsons; Matheson (Dani Dunn) LaFlamme and Marcus (Sophia Clark) LaFlamme ; his sisters, Annette Rice of Bennington, VT, and Leona Smith of Petersburg, NY; his step-son-in-law, Steven Eggsware of Bennington and his step-daughter, Brenda Eggsware and her family. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by his brother, Father Julien LaFlamme.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart/St. Francis de Sales Church in Bennington on December 23, 2022 at 1:00 PM. Should friends desire, contributions in Adrien’s memory may be made to Sacred Heart School through the office of the Mahar Funeral Home 628 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201.
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