Alice Marie (Gevry) Cousino, daughter of Valmore and Aurise (LaFountain) Gevry, passed away on April 15th, 2018 at UVM Medical Center following a brief illness. She was surrounded by her family. Alice was born in Actonvale, Quebec, Canada on April 7, 1924. The family moved to the United States when Alice was four and was raised on a farm in Addison, Vermont. She attended school in Addison and traveled to Boston and completed cosmetology school.
Alice married Paul Cousino of Bristol at St. Joseph’s Church in Burlington, Vermont on June 23, 1945. Paul and Alice had a successful dairy farm in Bristol where they raised their family. They opened their home to their extended families on weekends for meals and wonderful family time.
Alice was a dedicated member of St. Ambrose Parish in Bristol, working with the women’s club for many years. She was well known as a great cook and baker. Her children remember the pies and cakes she made while growing up on the farm.
Paul and Alice retired from the farm in 1969 and moved to Williston, Vermont. They wintered in Ruskin, Florida for 18 years with many of their brothers and sisters and made many other friends during that time. Alice spent many hours visiting friends, family and shut-ins after Paul died. She enjoyed this and so did the people she visited. She attended Mass daily for as long as she was able to drive. She raised her youngest sister, Cecile Gevry Young of Sun City Center, Florida after their parents died at a young age.
She was pre-deceased by her husband, Paul, grandson, Brendon, and her parents, 5 brothers, and 4 sisters. She is survived by her 5 children, Rodrique (Michelle), Leonard (Deborah), Richard (Jane) Garry (Cynthia) and Mary Jane (Richard) Lefebvre, 13 grandchildren, and 22 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother is Robert Gevry, Her sisters, Yvette Field, Suzanne Gamache, Joanne (Jack) Dusten, and Cecile (Richard) Young.
Visiting hours will be Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 5-8 pm at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol, VT. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, April 19th at 10 am at St. Ambrose Church in Bristol, VT. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Ambrose Caring Community, c/o St. Ambrose Church, School Street, Bristol. To send online condolences to her family please visit brownmcclayfuneralhomes.com