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Gerard Trafan

April 25, 1981 — April 25, 2021

Gerard David Trafan, 39, of St. Johnsbury, VT, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021, with his wife and daughter by his side at the Jack Byrne Center in Lebanon, NH.

Gerard was born in St. Johnsbury on October 25, 1981, to Paulette Trafan and David Odell. He was raised and educated in St. Johnsbury by his mother, Paulette and her companion, Bill Drew. He worked as a Machinist for VT Aerospace Industries.  On June 28, 2019, Gerard married Pamela Lakin.  He loved spending time with family and enjoyed the outdoors especially hiking and fishing.

Survivors include his wife of 2 years: Pamela Trafan of St. Johnsbury; his mother: Paulette Trafan and companion, Guy “Bill” Drew, of Lyndonville, VT; 5 children: Sierrah Pettit and husband, Asa, of Windsor, VT, McKenzie Trafan of Lunenburg, VT, Katelyn Edson and partner Noah George, of Wells River, VT, Kelsey Edson of Woodsville, VT, and Ryan Edson of East Ryegate, VT; a sister: Rachael Haldeman and husband, Brian, of Danville, VT; 2 grandchildren: Theodore Pettit and Aubree Edson; a niece: Baylee Haldeman; and his father: David Odell.

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