Deborah Ann Gaboriault (Morris), 65, of Vergennes passed peacefully after a brief illness at the University of Vermont Medical Center on Sunday, April 1, 2018 surrounded by family. Deb was born on May 31, 1952, the daughter of the late Raymond and Jesse (Pierce) Morris. On August 12, 1978, Deb married Randall Gaboriault. Together they remained in for the duration of their time together and raised their son Lee.
Deb worked for a number of years at Simmonds Precision /Goodrich Aerospace before returning to her love of teaching. She taught for many years cherishing her time at Mt. Abraham and Otter Valley High Schools. She also taught for a number of years at Northland Job Corps and Middlebury Union High School. Helping young people advance in life gave her great joy. She also spent many weekends working with in the Activities Staff at the Arbors in Shelburne bringing joy to the residents there.
Deb enjoyed reading and watching the birds out her kitchen window. Her true love was spending time with her family especially at the coast of Maine, where she was the most joyous. However nothing made her happier than spending quality time with her granddaughter Harper.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 40 years Randall Gaboriault, as well as her son Lee, wife Carol and granddaughter Harper of Milton, VT. She also leaves behind step-mother Carol Morris of Vergennes, sister Cathy (Richard) Farr Russell of Bristol, brothers Terry (Leatrice) Morris of Ripton and John of Vergennes. She was predeceased by her father Raymond, mother Jesse, little brother Tommy and nephew Jason Farr.
Visiting hours will be on Friday, April 6th from 5 â€“ 8 pm at Brown McClay Funeral Home in Vergennes. A celebration of Debâ€™s life will be held at 1:30 pm on Saturday, April 7th at St. Peterâ€™s Catholic Church in Vergennes.
For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.