Wayne W. Brunet

GOUVERNEUR–Wayne W. Brunet, 61, Randolph, Vt., formerly of Gouverneur, died Monday at Gifford Medical Center, Randolph.

Mr. Brunet served in the Navy from 1963 until his retirement in 1985. While in the Navy he served aboard the USS Georgetown, had been stationed at many naval bases around the world and had received numerous awards and citations. He worked for DuBois & King for several years and most recently for Vermont Pure Springs, both of Randolph.

Born April 24, 1941, in Gouverneur, son of Maurice and Olive Raymo Brunet, he attended school in Potsdam and received an associate degree from Trident Technical College, Charleston, S.C

He married Hallery Thompson on May 4, 1963, in Potsdam. The couple moved to Randolph in 1990.

In Randolph, he was a member of Bethany United Church of Christ, Knights Templar Masonic Lodge and Montague Go]f Club, where he served on various committees. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed woodworking.

Surviving besides his wife are three sons and a daughter-in-law, James, Jacksonville, Fla., Bill and Shirley, Essex Junction, Vt.. and Bob, Waco, Texas; a daughter and her husband. Jodie and Brian Donahue, Charleston, SC; a brother, Richard Potsdam; three sisters. Elizabeth Smalley, Tupper Lake, and Joan LaPointe and Patricia Perkins, both of Potsdam, two grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be at 1p.m. Thursday at Bethany United Church of Christ with the Rev. Kathy Eddy officiating. Burial will be in Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Randolph Center.

Donations may be made to Montague Youth Golf Program, in care of Montague Golf Club, or to Randolph Area Habitat for Humanity, in care of David Edson, 4 Edgewood Drive, Randolph, Vt. 95060.

As reported Thursday, June 6, 2002, page 7, columns 1-2 in Gouverneur Tribune-Press, Gouverneur, New York.


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