Dec. 22, 2011
Aaron Demers passed away suddenly on Dec. 14 at the young age of 26. Aaron was born on June 1, 1985, in Burlington. He was the son of Raymond and Sue (Ste. Marie) Demers of Williston. Aaron graduated from Champlain Valley High School, and went on to attend Radford University in Virginia and Champlain College. Aaron’s major was in media. He wrote, produced and hosted his own Facebook show, “Hollywood Talk,” which was watched and loved by many! His dream was to have a career in media and communications. As a child, Aaron was involved in the Boy Scouts, town league basketball and soccer. He enjoyed the outdoors, swimming, skiing, and spending time with his friends, family and his pets. Aaron also enjoyed his trips to Florida, where he spent lots of time in the sun with his Ste. Marie grandparents in their New Smyrna Beach condo. Aaron is survived by his parents, Raymond and Sue Demers; Memere, Norma Ste. Marie; Ste. Marie uncles and aunts, Dennis and Pam, Peter and Cathi, Greg and Julie, and James, Cathy and Donald Leblanc, Brain and Christine Taylor; and 17 cousins. Demers uncles and aunts, Dennis and Lorie, Michael and Diane, Roger and Jody, Paul and Sue, Gordon and Giselle Chamberlain, Howard and Claire Hill; and 15 cousins. Aaron was predeceased by his Pepere, Paul Ste. Marie; paternal grandparents, George and Bernadette Demers; and his cousin, Marie Michaud. Aaron touched so many peoples’ lives with his handsome face and friendly smile. He will be missed dearly by all. Visiting hours were held on Sunday, Dec. 18, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the LaVigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 132 Main St., Winooski. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, Dec. 19, 11 a.m., at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Williston. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society of Chittenden County, 142 Kindness Court, South Burlington, Vt. 05403.