Patenaude–– Augustin “Gus” Ernest, 78, of Holland, beloved husband of Solange, died suddenly on January 13, 2012 in Newport. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Gus’s memory to Border Livestock 4-H Club, c/o Clara Nadeau, 3571 Gore Road, Derby, VT 05829. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, 4670 Darling Hill Road, Newport. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at the St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Derby Line. Spring interment will be held on May 26, 2012 at the St. Edward’s Cemetery in Derby Line. Members of the 3rd and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus are requested to gather at the funeral home on Wednesday evening for prayers and honor detail for brother Gus. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.curtis-britch-converse-rushford.com . Arrangements are entrusted to the Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Homes locally family owned and operated.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.