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“Paul was very dedicated to the funeral profession and attended almost every VFDA CEU meetings. I am grateful to have known him and his dry humor for...Read More »
1 of 34 | Posted by: Craig Petrie - Rutland, VT

“I have just learned of Paul's passing. My deepest and heartfelt sympathy goes out to you. I am remembering all the wonderful times we had around...Read More »
2 of 34 | Posted by: Bonnie Pease - friend

“I had no idea he had passed? What lovely man. He and Cecile will be in my heart. Kim from Barre PostOffice. ”
3 of 34 | Posted by: Kimberly DePalmer - Barre, VT

“Cecile, Sending our deepest condolences for your loss of Paul. Such a kind and caring man who always had a smile for everyone and gave and expressed...Read More »
4 of 34 | Posted by: Don and Patti Page - Springfield, VT

“Cecile and family I remember Paul so fondly from my years of working at the Times Argus. He was always working for the best interest of those who...Read More »
5 of 34 | Posted by: Tamara Rouleau - Auburn, ME

“Our sincere Sympathy to you and Roger we sure enjoyed the good times when you came on vacation at the Rea Janet Cabins may God give you strength to...Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: Rea Oldsaver - Colchester, VT

Evan & Bruce “I heard you tonight, while the pendulums within your grandfather clock collection gently swayed left to right, and right to left. Your voice sounded...Read More »
7 of 34 | Posted by: Evan Krajcik - Barre, VT - friend

“I heard you tonight, while the pendulums within your grandfather clock collection gently swayed left to right, and right to left. Your voice sounded...Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: Evan Krajcik - Barre, VT - friend

“Je suis vraiment attristé par le décès de Paul. Je me souviens encore des rencontres chez mes parents Antonin et Laurence lorsque j'&...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: Antonine Rodier - QC - family

“Cecile, we are very sad to learn of Paul’s passing.A gentleman in all respects. He enjoyed every day, and enjoyed sharing stories. We looked...Read More »
10 of 34 | Posted by: Ernie & Bernice Bodnar - SK

“Dear Cecile,I am very sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. I was looking forward to seeing you both in Hawaii this winter. I will miss Paul’s...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Nadine Bouckhout - Calgary, AB

“Dear Cecile and Roger,You are in our thoughts and prayers; Paul was a nice man and very special person; He will be dearly missed. Sinceres...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: John & Rose Fortin - Barre, VT

“Dear Cecile and family,Paul was a very well liked and he is certainly missed. He always took care of our family ”
13 of 34 | Posted by: Deborah Weber - NORTH PORT, FL

“My deepest condolences for your loss. I as many will miss him. I want to thank you both for all you have done for me and my family over the years. ...Read More »
14 of 34 | Posted by: - friend

“Dear Ceal, I will be with you in prayer and spirit tomorrow, and the many days ahead. I am remembering our times together at Curtis Pond. It was...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: Deirdre Currier - Newport, NH

“So sorry for the loss and you are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
16 of 34 | Posted by: Scott & Bonnie Plante - Barre, VT

“sincères condoléances pour le départ de Paul.Ce fut un homme plaisant, charmant et très professionnel.il n'avait que des étoiles dans les yeux...Read More »
17 of 34 | Posted by: Julie Rodier - Laval, QC - family

“There are persons who come into your life during your most difficult time, and guide you with grace to make sure your loved one has been sent on with...Read More »
18 of 34 | Posted by: Sheila Fraser - WEST GLOVER, VT

“I am so very sorry for your loss. ”
19 of 34 | Posted by: Debbie (Bancroft) Johnson - VT

“Cecile, We were so saddened to hear about Paul's passing. Thank you for contacting us. We have many, many happy memories of Paul and our times...Read More »
20 of 34 | Posted by: Bob and Lynn Pond - Edmonton, AB

“Cecile and Roger my heart goes out to you both! Paul was such a good and kind man! I will not be able to attend the service due to Rene not being...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Susan Houle - Barre, VT - friend

“Cecile so sorry to hear about Paul he was a very special man my prayers and love to you and your son. Babs and sons ”
22 of 34 | Posted by: Babs Smith - Topsham, VT - friend

“Cecile, You are in my thoughts and prayers. I always thought highly of both Paul and you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
23 of 34 | Posted by: Cyndi Benjamin - East Calais, VT

“We were very saddened by the news of Paul's passing and send our deepest condolences to Ceal and Roger. He will be sorely missed in the Barre...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Edward and Elizabeth Polli

“Cecile & family:Our heartfelt sympathies on the passing of Paul. Paul has always been a part of "my family". He handled funerals for my...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Heidi Libercent - Williston, VT

“Cecile, so sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. He was always such a kind and caring person. He will be remembered by the Barre community. ”
26 of 34 | Posted by: Michele & Reggie LaPerle - FL

“Dear Cabonneau familyGrief can be so hard, but Paul was always so friendly, thoughtful, and caring during times we ourselves experienced it. I pray...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Mary (Gagnon) Carpenter - NC

“Cecile, we are so sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. He was a very special person to us and to many of the community. We will always be grateful...Read More »
28 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“We are so sorry to read of Paul’s passing. We so fondly recall our interactions with him at church. He always reached out to everyone. He was...Read More »
29 of 34 | Posted by: Deacon Dave and Joan Bisson - FL

“Cecile, we are saddened to see of Paul's passing. What a wonderful, caring person he was. Always a smile and a hug. May your memories strengthen...Read More »
30 of 34 | Posted by: Susan & Skip Poczobut

“We are so sorry to hear of Paul's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Roger during this difficult time.Roland and Sue Tousignant ”
31 of 34 | Posted by: Susan Tousignant - East Barre, VT

“On behalf of the entire family of Vermont funeral directors, our thoughts and prayers embrace Cecile and family. Paul dedicated his life to serving...Read More »
32 of 34 | Posted by: Chris Palermo - Waterbury, VT

“I would like to say thank you to Paul (and Cecile) for taking such good care of our family for over sixty years. You were always a gentlemen and had...Read More »
33 of 34 | Posted by: Lorena Laprade - Barre, VT

“Cecile, We are so Shocked & Sadden to hear of Paul’s Passing . He has taken Care of Our Loved Ones over the years . He was such a Wonderful...Read More »
34 of 34 | Posted by: Bernard & Cheryl Surprenant - VT


PAUL J. CARBONNEAU of Barre, VT died No-vember 21, 2021 at the age of 87. A funeral director, he spent his entire career at the Pruneau-Polli Funer-al Home in Barre, which he started in 1946. Car-bonneau was a member of the National Funerals Di-rectors Association