Patrick ThorsellJanuary 24,2008
Patrick ThorsellCHITTENDEN — Patrick Thorsell, 41, of Chittenden, died early Monday morning at his home.
He was born in Strangas, Sweden, June 2, 1966, the son of Mauri and Marjatta Thorsell.
Pat loved golfing in Florida, vacationing with his family in Aruba, and skiing any and everywhere.
He was a dear friend of the Killington community.
Patrick was a popular bartender at the base lodge at Killington Ski Resort for over 15 years.
Surviving are his parents, Marjatta Thorsell and James Jones of The Villages, Florida.
A sister Pia Thorsell and Bruce Wightman of Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
"Brother" of Glenn Burres of Killington, Vermont
Visiting hours will be held Thursday, January 24th, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
A memorial celebration will be held Friday, January 25th, at 10:00 a.m. at the Summit Lodge, Killington.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to charities supporting breast cancer research and diabetes research.
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