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Fairfax, VT 05454
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Michael Brissett

Michael Joseph Brissett

Monday, January 5th, 1948 - Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Michael J. Brissett, age 71 years, of Williston, Vermont died on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Vermont Respite House in Colchester, Vermont surrounded by his loving family. Born at the Coos County Hospital in West Stewards Town, New Hampshire on January 5, 1948, son of the late John and Gabrielle Brissett

For the past 42 years, Michael lived with his beloved wife, Jessica Brissett in Williston, Vermont having formerly lived on Texas Hill in Hinesburg, Vermont. More recently Michael and Jessica split their time between Williston, Vermont and North Fort Myers, Florida where they enjoyed spending time with Jim and Sandy Guay and the rest of their many friends at Swan Lake. Prior to retiring at the young age of 51, Michael worked as a processing engineer alongside his good friend Frank Horigan for over 30 years at IBM. A true patriarch, Michael will forever be remembered as a loving and wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. The family will keep his memory alive though the telling of the many stories that made up his life.

In addition to his parents, Michael was preceded in death by his sisters Margret (Peggy) Brissett and Elizabeth (Betty) Wilson; and his brother John Jr. Brissett.

Surviving are a brother and sister in law, Donald and Dottie Bressette of Eastford CT; a brother Charles Arthur Brissett of Troy, VT; a brother and sister in law, Thomas and Cindi Brissett of Washington Depot, CT; a sister Catherine (Mimi) Lanpher of Morrisville, VT; son and daughter-in-law, Benjahmin (Ret. MSG U.S. Army) and Kourtney Brissett of Williston, VT son and daughter in law Brian and Julie Brissett of Elkins Park, PA; his grandchildren, Aaron, Charlotte, Matilda (Millie) and Nicholas and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins, especially close Kevin Hampsey.

A celebration of Michael’s life will be held in the late spring. The family invites you to share memories and condolences at awrfh.com.
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Laurie Lawrence-Pepin

Posted at 06:00pm
Jess and Family: we just heard about Mike's passing. So sorry to hear, but have a lot of fond memories spent with Mike. I met Mike 40 1/2 years ago, my first week at IBM. Later in my career I was lucky enough to work with him in the same department. What a great guy! Love, Tim and Laurie Pepin
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Jim Guay

Posted at 05:11pm
The last words I said to my friend last summer is I love you. I will miss you. To all the family , I’m so sorry and I love you all .
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Abby Dery, Andrea Dotolo, Mark Day & staff at TCE, Inc.

Posted at 02:38pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Dan Rothenberger Jr.

Posted at 10:59pm
I was stunned and saddened to hear of Mike's passing today. He was a great guy to work with and his smile was infectious! So sorry for you and your family's suffering, Jessie.
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Hogue & Barb Miller

Posted at 10:10pm
We send you thoughts of comfort. We have many good memories of Michael. He will be greatly missed.
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