Mary Elizabeth Sicard, age 93, of Burlington, VT passed away on April 5th surrounded by her loving family at UVM Medical Center.
Mary was born in Rutland, VT on November 18th, 1928 to Clayton and Agnes McGuire. She was one of six children- three brothers Bill, Bob and Sonnie, who passed away at a young age, and sisters Anita and Patricia. Her extended family includes Marie Morrow and Eddie Lumnaugh.
She moved to Burlington at the age of 14 and later married Joseph Sicard Sr. Together they had 13 children; Joseph Jr (Patty) Sicard, Marilyn Sicard, Bob (Janice) Sicard, Michael (Bonnie) Sicard, Mark (Suzanne) Sicard, Karen (Bill) Root, Paul (Debbie) Sicard, Jimmy Sicard, Christy (Glenn) Dennis, Stephen (Debbie) Sicard, Renee (Gordon) Lawrence, Lisa (Ken) Paquette, Amy (David) Boera. She also has many, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and step grandchildren whom she loved very much.
Along with raising her children, Mary also enjoyed working. Her first job, which was a wonderful memory, was at VT Maple Sugar Shop where she met her lifelong friend Siemond Kinville. They had many adventures and travels together. Later in life, she went to work at Rice High School and Lake Champlain Transportation where she also made many friends. She also enjoyed traveling to Florida with her sisters, as well as bingo and casino trips with her daughters. Her favorite of all time was having a full house during the holidays and the time spent with her family.
Mary was predeceased by her parents, brothers Sonnie and Bill, her sister Anita, ex husband Joe Sicard, youngest son Stephen and her granddaughter Elizabeth.
Many thanks to all of the nurses and doctors on Miller 3 for all their special care. Contributions can be made in Mary’s name to the American Heart Association.