1956 Suzanne 2022

Suzanne Joyce Rhodes

July 17, 1956 — January 12, 2022

Richford – Suzanne Rhodes, age 65, passed away with her loving family by her side on January 12, 2022, at her home in Richford.

She was born on July 17, 1956, to Nelson and Joyce (Shover) Tessier.

Suzanne and James Rhodes celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on November 24, 2021.

Suzanne attended Richford High School; She worked at National Community Bank in Enosburg, during her time at the bank she worked hard to support her patrons, many would say if it wasn’t for her, I wouldn’t have what I have today, always willing to go above and beyond.

She was an avid community member in Richford she was always willing to help wherever needed.  Her hobbies included cross county skiing, gardening, trips to the beach, and playing 500 with her card club. Her favorite holiday was Christmas she loved the spirt of Christmas the music and time spent with her family and friends.   

She is survived by her husband, James Rhodes and their two children, Mary Rhodes, and Shane and his wife Krista Rhodes; four grandchildren, James Rhodes Mason, Cameron Rhodes, Harper Cole, Barrett Rhodes; mother, Joyce Shover Tessier; siblings, Brian and Sue Tessier, Ricky and Cher Tessier, Kenny and Nancy Tessier, Jean and George Jacobs, Valerie and Rodney Lussier, Dale Tessier, Randy Tessier, Kevin and Carol Tessier, Sonja and Doug Lacross, Tammy and Burt Combs, Jeffery Tessier, and Denis and Heidi Tessier; sister-in-law, Cathy Rhodes Gibney and her husband Chad; brother-in-law, Jack Rhodes; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends Sally Desseault, Lisa Phillips, and Heidi Broullette. She was predeceased by her father, Nelson Tessier; sisters-in-law, Jennifer and Teresa Tessier; and father and mother-in-law, Floyd and Doris Rhodes.

Family and friends are invited to Suzanne’s Life Celebration events to include visitation on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 from 4:00 pm - 7:00pm at the Goss Life Celebration Home, 96 Dickinson Avenue, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at All Saints Catholic Church, 152 Main St., Richford, VT on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at 11:00 am with interment at Richford Center Cemetery to follow service.  

For those who wish, donations in Suzanne’s memory may be made to Franklin County Home Health, 3 Home Health Circle, Saint 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 www.gossfs.com


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