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Leah L. Sears

September 1, 1945 — August 20, 2019

ST. ALBANS - Leah Louise (McBryde) Sears, age 73, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, surrounded by her loving family.

Leah was born in Richford on September 1, 1945 to the late Malcolm & Jessie (Gilbar) McBryde.

On September 26, 1964 she married her husband of 54 years, Edmond Sears who survives her.

Leah was a wonderful homemaker. She loved spending time with her family and furry friend, Kitty. She enjoyed reading, especially the County Courier on Thursday, knitting and cooking. She will always be remembered for her sugar cookies. We could always count on our very own bag of cookies cut with love and colored sugar to match every holiday.

She is survived by her daughters, Valerie Bourgeois and her husband, Randy and Cheryl Whitaker and her husband, Keith both of St. Albans; grandchildren, Tiffany Couture and her husband, Bryan, Brian Tatro, Derek Tatro and his wife, Krista, Brandon and Blake Steber, Brianna Whitaker, and Alison and Evan Bourgeois; 9 great grandchildren; a sister, Janice McBryde; and very special friends, Annalou, Jean, Dale and Joyceann. Besides her parents, Leah was predeceased by her brother Robert McBryde.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls. Interment will follow in the Enosburg Center Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Sunday at Spears Funeral Home from 1:00 PM until the hour of the service.

For those who wish, contributions in Leahs memory may be made to the Franklin County Animal Rescue, 30 Sunset Meadows, St. Albans, VT 05478.

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