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Robin M. Amaral

May 6, 1960 — July 4, 2021

SWANTON – Robin M. Amaral, age 61, passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at her home in Swanton.


She was born in Barre on May 6, 1960 to Norma (Hemingway) LaVigne and the late Robert Bullard.


Robin loved spending time with her family above all else. She was a loving mother, friend, and person. Her favorite hobbies included coloring, crafts, and playing board or card games.


She is survived by her children, Charles Bullard and his wife Jessie, Maria Amaral and her girlfriend Rickki, and Ilona Amaral all of Barre; three grandchildren, Taylor Hodgdon, Ryker Bullard, and Jaxson Amaral-Usle; one great grandchild, Ivy Rose Stanley; her mother, Norma LaVigne of Alburgh; siblings, Peggy Magowan, Laurie West, and Kim Hallock; several nieces & nephews and her beloved cat, Minou. In addition to her father, Robin was predeceased by her daughter, Jolene Amaral; a newborn grandson, Cody Hodgdon; her husband, Leo Belrose; and her step-father, Steve LaVigne.


Friends and family are invited to Robin’s Life Celebration on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 3:00 PM at The Goss Life Celebration Home, 89 Grand Ave., Swanton, VT.


For those who wish, contributions in Robin’s memory may be made to Franklin County Home Health, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478.


Goss Life Celebration Homes is the area’s exclusive provider of Life Celebration events. Please visit our website to share condolences, photos and favorite memories at

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Service Schedule

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Life Celebration

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm

Goss Life Celebration Home

89 Grand Ave, Swanton, VT 05488

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