Peter J. Surprenant
Peter Surprenant, of Burlington Vt.,born July 9th, 1964, in Champlain, N.Y., passed on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, with his brother Donald by his side.
After an accident at the age of 13 that paralyzed him, Pete didn't let it stop him from living his life to the fullest.
Pete was very independent and lived on his own in Rouses Point, N.Y., before moving to Burlington, where he found a great supportive community and many opportunities .
Pete's companion for many years was his cat Gabriel, who was as mischievous as Pete could be.
Pete enjoyed going down to Church Street and the waterfront where there was always something exciting going on. He enjoyed going to car shows with his brother, whenever he could. He liked watching NASCAR, the Boston Red Sox and his beloved Dallas Cowboys.
Pete was predeceased by his brother Jacques, his father Guy and his stepmother Norma; his grandparents Garceau and Surprenant.
Survivors are his mother Jeannine Surprenant, brother Donald and his wife Margaret, sisters Marlene Surprenant and Lisa Gamelin, along with several nieces and nephews.
We would like to thank all the the LNA's and PCA's for their constant caregiving, love and support to Pete and our family through this difficult time.
At Pete's request, there will not be any services.
In memory of Pete donations may be made to your local SPCA.
Published on November 5, 2019


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sheila kleptz
Nov 13, 2019
im sorry for your loss . he will for ever be in our heart s .best wishes Donald to you and your wife sheila from lincoln vt
Sheila Mesec Norcross
Nov 11, 2019
Sorry fo your loss I can remember Peter even after his accident coming over to my mother’s on church st to hang with his friends Kevin ,Ronnie And Billy .My thoughts and prayers are with you
Sheila mesec Norcross
Nov 11, 2019
I’m so sorry for your loss . I can remember Peter coming over to my mother’s house on church street in Champlain even after his accident to hang with his friends Kevin Ronnie and Billy .You are in my thoughts and prayers .Sheila
Gina Smith and kids ( Amanda, Charles , and David)
Nov 10, 2019
Wherever you are I hope you reach for the sunshine. Feel the softness of the world on your skin. I hope you step so lightly that your footsteps are like whispers on your new path. Because we all know Pete that this is just your next great adventure.

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Diane LaPier
Nov 07, 2019
America the Beautiful was purchased for the family of Peter J. Surprenant by Diane LaPier.  Send flowers
Nancy Boudreau
Nov 07, 2019
My condolences to the family. I’m glad to hear he lived a full life.
Brenda Hicks
Nov 06, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Peter when he was little. I am sending hugs and prayers to the family. 🙏❤️
Tina &Paul; Couch
Nov 06, 2019
Our condolences to Peter's family. He will be in out prayers. RIP Peter.
Mary and Gary Bedard
Nov 06, 2019
My condolences to the family,you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Barbara Poupore
Nov 06, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to the family of Peter. Thoughts and prayers for you all.
Donna Hartigan
Nov 06, 2019
May you Rest In Peace Fly high with the Angel’s Condolences to the family