Maurice Adrien Quesnel

Born: Sat., Jun. 21, 1941
Died: Sat., Sep. 11, 2021

Military Honors

1:00 PM Sat., Sep. 18, 2021

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Maurice Adrien Quesnel, age 80, passed peacefully, following a short illness, at his home in Brandon.


Mr. Quesnel was born in Shoreham on June 21, 1941. He was the son of Lucien and Dorothy (Desrocher). He grew up in Shoreham and received his education in Shoreham and Orwell schools. In his earlier years he had worked the family farm. He later spent 35 years at the Shoreham Apple Co-Op. After their closing he joined the staff at Vermont Apple in Westminster for the next 5 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was honorably discharged as a Sergeant in 1969. He retired just this year following more than 20 of service, in the maintenance department at the Loretta Home. He enjoyed camping, playing horseshoes, woodworking and finish carpentry work. He loved animals and his tractor’s.


He is survived by his wife; Judith Carol Quesnel of Brandon; whom he married in St. Mary’s Church in Brandon on Nov. 7, 1964, 3 daughters; Deborah L. Hough of Rutland, Holly B. Cutler of South Norwalk, CT and Pamela L. Quesnel of Pittsford. 3 grandchildren, a niece and several cousins also survive him. He was predeceased by his parents and a sister; Sylvia Young.


The graveside committal service and burial, with military honors, will take place on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 1 PM, at Pine Hill Cemetery in Brandon. Rev. Maurice Moreau, pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brandon will officiate.


Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to; The Loretta Home, Recreation Fund for the Residents, 59 Meadow Street, Rutland, VT 05701 or to Rutland County Humane Society, 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.


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