SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Eugene Paul Dion, 85, passed away Jan. 9, 2019. He was born Nov. 6, 1933 in Bloomfield, Vt., the son of Treffli “Pete” and Anna Marie (Labby) Dion. He attended schools in Bloomfield, Vt.
Eugene worked for the Fellow’s Gear Shaper, Johnson and Dix, and LaCrosse Boot Factory. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and playing horseshoes.
He is survived by his sons Terry Dion of Enfield, N.H., Todd Dion of Elkhart, Ind., and Scott Dion of Paragould, Ark.; his daughter Penny Bixby of Ludlow, Vt.; several grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, his son Kim Dion of Perkinsville, Vt.; and by 12 siblings Allire Dion, Marie Lincoln, Alfred Dion, Annette Curtis, Eve Duquette, Yevonne Richards, Anna Bluto, Charlie Dion, Marion Bouchard, Thresa Dion, Joseph Dion, and Leo Dion.
There will be no services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fish and Game Department of Vermont.
Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vt. is assisting with arrangements.