Robert E. JalbertDecember 06,2012Robert E. Jalbert
EDGEWATER, Fla. — Robert E. Jalbert, 70, of Edgewater and formerly of Pittsford, Vt., died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, Southeast Volusia Care Center, Edgewater.
Born in Winchester, N.H., Mr. Jalbert was a state trooper for Vermont State Police for 20 years before retirement.
He was a member of Atlantic Coast Community Church in New Smyrna Beach.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Carolyn E. Jalbert; five children, Peter Jalbert of Summerville, S.C., Robert Jalbert Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colo., William Jalbert of Rutland, Vt., Constance Morgan of Nantucket, Mass., and Karen Valach of Proctor, Vt.; four brothers, Mike, Edward and Kevin Hescock and Douglas Jalbert, all of Vermont; 11 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at Atlantic Coast Community Church.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Proctor (Vt.) Fire Department on Main Street in Proctor.
Cremation will be by Dudley Crematory, New Smyrna Beach.
Memorial contributions may be made to Atlantic Coast Community Church, 1212 Conrad Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32160; or Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, Attn.: Southeast Volusia Care Center, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129.
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