Charles “Buddy” E. Lavigne 78 passed away November 1, 2019 at Middlesex Hospital. Born November 24, 1940 to the late Dennis and Louise (Flemke) Lavigne. Buddy was a life- long resident of East Hampton. He served our country in the Army during the Vietnam War attaining the rank of E-4. He was a machinist at the J.C. Barton Co. in East Hampton for many years, was a skilled Ferrier, a motor cross racer, an avid hunter, carpenter, could fix nearly anything and he was even a real-life cowboy. Buddy is survived by his daughter MaryLynn Meyer of Fayetteville Ga and her husband Alan and his granddaughter Alyssa Alley. His son Joshua Burger of Middletown, CT and grandsons Dylan and Luke Burger. James Baird of Claremont, New Hampshire he loved as a son. Buddy’s sisters Leanna Lavigne, Alice Langlois, and brother Dennis Lavigne and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his stepdaughters, Pamela and her husband Mark Gamache, Sandra and her husband Lou Campbell, Shelly and her husband Joe Brockett, Donna and her husband Dan Patterson and his stepson Jeffrey Bromley, also his step-grandchildren: Chad, Stacey, Nick, Luke, Tyler, Allison, Evan, Vanessa, Adrian, Lauren and Adam. Buddy is pre-deceased by the love of his life Dolores “Dolly” Bromley whom he spent 30 beautiful years together. His Sisters Theresa Macarthur, Jacqueline Chester, Mary Barber, Margaret Braun, and Kathleen Lavigne, brothers Albert Lavigne, Arthur Lavigne and James Lavigne. Graveside services will be Wednesday November 6th, 2019 at 11am at the Marlborough cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks to make a donation to the New Haven Veterans Hospital at www.connecticut.va.gov. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.
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