WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A Mass of Christian burial was held for Peter L. Vincent, 54, who died Aug. 14, 2011 at home in White River Junction, on Aug. 19 at the St. Anthony’s church in White River Jct. Burial followed in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in White River Jct.
He was born Aug. 3, 1957 in Lebanon, N.H., a son of Noel J. Vincent and Mary (Potwin) Vincent. Growing up in Hartford Peter enjoyed serving as an altar boy at St. Anthony’s Church, swimming on the swim team, Boy Scouts and art, especially drawing. As a teenager he was involved in a bad automobile accident and despite suffering from a lengthy coma he was able to graduate from Hartford High School on time with his class.
He was married for a time to Terry Lasure.
Until becoming disabled, Peter worked at Noel Vincent Trucking.
Peter was a former member of St. Anthony’s Church where he was a 4th Degree member of the Knight’s of Columbus Michaud Council.
This obituary first appeared in the August 25th print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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Survivors include his father and stepmother, Noel and Eva Vincent of White River Jct; two daughters, Heather Weigel of Lebanon and Amy Vincent of Randolph; three grandchildren, Amy, Jake and Trey; a brother, Thomas Vincent of Hartland; a sister, Nancy Kendall of White River Jct.; three stepbrothers, Wayne Gibson of Fair Haven, Alan Gibson of St. Johnsbury and Albert Lambert Jr. of Hanover, N.H.; and one step-sister, Veronica Lambert of Hartford; as well as nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his mother, Mary Lambert; and a brother Alfred
Memorial contributions may be made to the Upper Valley Haven, 745 Hartford Ave., White River Jct. 05001.
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