Paul Bertrand Daignault
May 25, 1943 – November 4, 2019
PAUL BERTRAND DAIGNAULT passed away peacefully in Deltona, Florida, on Monday, November 4, 2019. Born in Ware, Massachusetts, on May 25, 1943, Paul was the first son of Bertrand and Patricia (Blanchard) Daignault (among their three sons). He grew up in Ware, MA, and attended high school at Assumption Preparatory School in Worcester, MA. Following this, he joined the U.S. Navy before attending St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont, and taking classes at Worcester State Teachers College (now Worcester State University), Worcester, MA.
Paul worked most of his life in sales and trucking in Vermont, at The Coca-cola Company, Thompson’s Vending, H.P. Hood, and Premier Coach, among others. Delivering concrete forms on a flatbed truck with a boom crane, he earned the nickname, “Boomer,” which he would later bestow on his beloved dog who lived with him for many years in Orange City, FL. Paul was a remarkably hard-working, charming man, who profoundly cared for his family and friends.
Paul Bertrand Daignault was married to Patricia Darlene Forman on Saturday, August 5, 1967, at St. Anthony Catholic church in Burlington, Vermont. Together they had 5 children. He is survived by his sons Christopher P. Daignault and wife Courtney of Kensington, MD, and David J. Daignault of Colchester,VT; daughters Nicole M. Eller and husband David of Atlanta ,GA, and Lisa L. Wengel and husband William of Stowe ,VT; beloved grandchildren Luciette, Rose, and Claire Daignault of Kensington, MD; brother Peter and his wife Cathy (Riley) and brother Phillip and his wife Mary (Ciecka). He is predeceased by his son Matthew M. Daignault.
In celebration of his life a Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 30, at 3:00 pm., at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Charlotte, VT, officiated by Very Reverend David Cray, S.S.E. Paul will be interred at the Holy Family cemetery in Essex Jct., VT. For those who may wish to send flowers or condolences, arrangements can be made through Claussen’s Greenhouse of Colchester, VT. Paul was an amazing man that touched the hearts of so many. He will live in all of our hearts forever and always.