Vanessa M. Breton

Thursday, February 08, 2018

ATHOL — Funeral services for Vanessa M. Breton were held Saturday, February 3, 2018 in the Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, Orange. Rev. Jay Lillie officiated.

The eulogy was given by her brother William Chadbourne. Words of remembrance were shared by family and friends. Burial in Lower Cemetery in Phillipston will be held at a later date.

Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Rd., Orange assisted with arrangements.


ATHOL — Vanessa Marie (Chadbourne) Breton, 60, of Athol, died Tuesday, January 30, at UMass Medical Center with her family by her side, after an illness.

Vanessa was born February 17, 1957, in Long Beach, California, daughter of Humphrey Chadbourne, III, and the late Beverly LaRose. Vanessa worked at Simplex Time Recorder for 25 years. She loved gardening which led her to study botany at UMass Amherst. She was a sports fan, especially enjoying football, baseball, and racing. Vanessa enjoyed traveling and camping.

She leaves her husband of 23 years, Jeannot Breton; her father, Humphrey Chadbourne, III, of Phillipston; one sister, Valinda Kwasny and her husband, Thomas of Moosup, CT; two brothers, Humphrey “Butch” Chadbourne, IV and his wife, Veronica, and William Chadbourne, all of Phillipston; her best friend, Robin Recos; many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are Saturday, February 3, from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. with the funeral following at 12:00 Noon in Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Road, Orange.

To send an online condolence, please visit www.mackfamilyfh.com.

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