Ronald Dufresne Age: 76 • Waterbury Ronald Dufresne - 76, died February 5, 2017, surrounded by family, including best buddy, grand-dog, Stanley. Born on November 4, 1940, he was the son of the late Harry and Anita (LeBlanc) Dufresne. He graduated from Winooski High School in 1959 and then served his country as a member of the US Army from July 1959 - April 1962. He continued his education, graduating from Johnson State College in 1967, and taught school in Essex Junction, Williamstown, and Middlesex. He operated Dufresne's Bakery in Waterbury from 1981 - 2003. He is survived by his wife, Roaine (Wallace) Dufresne of Xenia OH, whom he married on September 5, 1964; their children Julie and husband Don Deardorff of Xenia OH, Jenn and husband Harold Brett of Kelat, KY, Jeff Dufresne and wife, Nicole of Columbia MD, and Becky Dufresne of Xenia OH; 5 grandchildren, Evelyn and husband Zach Pickett, Tim Brett and fiancée Hillary Tyler, Stacey and husband David Erne, Caleb Dufresne, and Nathan Dufresne; as well as great-grandchildren Shane and Ruth Erne. A Memorial Service will be held this summer in Waterbury with a date and time to be announced. For those who wish, memorial gifts would be appreciated to Kindred at Home Hospice, 7887 Washington Village Drive, Suite 135, Dayton, OH 45459 or to fischerhouse.com (for families of wounded military personnel). Assisting with local arrangements is the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Waterbury. To send online condolences please visit http://www.perkinsparker.com or the funeral home Facebook page. Visit burlingtonfreepress.com/obituaries to Express condolences and sign the guest book.
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