James “Rio” Riopel's obituary , Passed away on April 26, 2024 in Saint Albans, Vermont

James “Rio” Riopel

November 15, 1963 - April 26, 2024 (60 years old)

Saint Albans, Vermont

James “Rio” Riopel's obituary , Passed away on April 26, 2024 in Saint Albans, Vermont

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James “Rio” Riopel

November 15, 1963 - April 26, 2024 (60 years old)

Saint Albans, Vermont

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James Riopel Obituary

With solemn reverence, we commemorate James Riopel (Saint Albans, Vermont), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, whose life came to an end on April 26, 2024 at the age of 60, leaving behind cherished memories. You can send your sympathy in the guestbook provided and share it with the family.

He was predeceased by : his parents, Rheal Riopel and Jeanne Riopel (Goddu); his siblings, Frank Riopel and Sue Riopel; his nieces, Marcie and Nadine Morales; and his nephew Kevin Morales.

He is survived by : his children, Skylar Riopel (Nicole Stevens) of Saint Albans and Samantha (Matthew Lee) of Bradenton, FL; his granddaughter Sedona Lee; his brothers, Gary (Angie Riopel) and Ron Riopel; his sister-in-law Helen Jarvis; his siblings, George (Cindy Riopel) and Patty Riopel; and his extended family, Sally Riopel, Ace Gover, Angela and Mark Rollins. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Rio's family asks that memorials be made to Teen Challenge of Vermont, 1296 Collins Hill Road, Johnson, Vermont 05656 or Skill USA of Vermont, c/o Burlington Technical Center, 29 Church Street – Lower Level, Burlington, Vermont 05401.

Funeral arrangement under the care of
Heald Funeral Home



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