Norbert Fabian Charbonneau

Norbert Fabian Charbonneau

Norbert Fabian Charbonneau, 86, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, Friday, October 07, 2022 at the McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester.

He was born May 31, 1936 at home in Vergennes, VT, the son of Frederick and Marie (Rivers) Charbonneau.                                       

He graduated from Vergennes High School in 1954 and The University of Vermont in 1960 with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Mathematics. He was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon.                         Upon graduation his career began when he was recruited by The University of Vermont to build their Computer Department. He started teaching in 1960 and continued teaching throughout his professional career in both mathematics and computer science for both UVM and Trinity College. He was a beloved teacher at UVM and highly sought after for his knowledge of computer programming in the computer industry.                                                  

 Norbert was passionate about his gardening. He also loved fishing, bowling, golf, and watching baseball.                                                 

Norbert is survived by his family, Joyce Danyow Charbonneau, 4 children and their spouses, Ann (Jamie), Elaine (Ben), Kathleen (Sean), Robert (Elizabeth), 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 1 brother and his spouse, Harold (Theresa), sister in law Barbara Charbonneau, and several nieces, nephew and cousins.                                                      Norbert was pre-deceased by his mother and father, 2 brothers Robert, Wayne, sister-in-law Joanne, nephew David and great nephew Josh.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 22nd at St. Peter’s Church in Vergennes. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Vergennes. To send online condolences to his family please visit

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Eileen Charbonneau
1 year ago

Uncle Norbert was well loved and will be greatly missed. Love and prayers to you all.

James Davis
1 year ago

To the Entire Charbonneau Family,
I am So Sorry to hear about Norbert who was a Friendly Neighbor on Forest St growing up.
Please know My Thoughts&Prayers are with you All.
Jim Davis

Patricia Cootware
1 year ago

To my dearest friend Kit! My prayers for you! You now have a guardian angel looking over your family. I love you.

Patty Burke
1 year ago

Sorry to hear of the death of Norbert.
My prayers to the family.
Patty Burke

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