Uxbridge- Vivian G. (Departie) Milot, 90, longtime Mary Jane Ave. resident died Wed. Aug. 29 at Lydia Taft House after an illness. Her husband of 53 years, Joffre A. "Jeff" Milot died Aug. 3, 1996.
Her daughter Judith A. Knox died in 1977 and she is survived by 4 sons John A. Milot of Uxbridge, Paul R. Milot of Lancaster, PA, Charles A. Milot of Kingston, MA and Mark J. Milot of Mendon; 4 grandchildren Jennifer Korz, Thomas Knox, Jaime Salger, and Jason Milot; 3 great-grandchildren Gabrielle, Ellery and Arden; many nephews and nieces; her cousin Kenneth Guertin; and she was sister of the late Evelina "Vena" Nulty, Clair Departie, Leo Departie, Wilfred ""Mike" Departie, and Walter Departie. Born in Uxbridge on April 25, 1922 she was the daughter of William and Dora (Guertin) Departie and lived here all of her life.
Vivian was a mender in the textile wool industry working for several area companies including the Uxbridge Worsted Wool Co., Hayward-Shuster Woolen Co., and Stanley Woolen Co. before her retirement in 1987. She loved music especially Lawrence Welk and polkas. She will be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend; for her French Canadian heritage, her stong work ethic, and for her quick wit and wonderful sense of humor. She spent much time with and was often seen together with her sister Claire. She attended Linwood and Uxbridge schools and was a member of St. Mary's Church.
Her funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday Sept. 4th from Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd., Uxbridge with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, 71 Mendon St. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home will be held Monday Sept. 3rd from 4-7p.m. Donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 60, Worcester, MA 01613. To leave a condolence message for Vivian's family please visit: www.jackmanfuneralhomes.com