Gary Starr

Gary H. Starr of Jay, Vermont passed away suddenly on April 5, 2021.  He was born on February 14, 1955 in Newport Vermont to Ila (Nelson) Starr and the late Jack Starr, Sr.  On September 29, 1973 he married his soul mate, Pamela Morin, who survives him. 
Gary's first love was his family to whom he devoted his heart and soul. He lived for spending time with his wife, children, grandkids and attending gatherings.  Since Gary was a child, he held a deep passion for operating and maintaining the family farm. Gary enjoyed spending time on the tractor, hunting, fishing and walking the family land.  One of his many loves was spending time on the family riverfront property where he enjoyed relaxing and connecting with his family.  One of the many special events Gary enjoyed was an annual trip to Old Orchard Beach with his family, he loved the ocean.  
He thrived on teaching his grandkids his passions; hunting, gardening, fishing and anything to do with the great outdoors.  Papa was a selfless man, a man who did everything for others.
He is survived by his wife Pamela Starr, his mother Ila Starr his children: Robin Coulter and her husband Tom, Angie Starr and her companion Tom Spencer, Andy Starr and fiancé Tonya Ashman, Joseph Starr and his wife Amanda, He is also survived by his siblings: Virgil Starr and his wife Linda, Jack Starr, Jr and his wife Dianne, wife of late James Starr Jennifer Gaffney-Starr, Betty Griggs and her companion Tommy Akers, Billy Starr and his companion Penny Sanville, by his brothers-in-law Michael Morin and his wife Monique and Tim Morin, Grandchildren: Ryan Daigle and his wife Shantel, Ashlee Daigle, Matthew and Camryn Moore, Ethan Starr, Alyssa Ashman, Bryant Ashman, Elizabeth Bates, Ashton Starr, Amelia Starr, and Eloise Starr, by 2 great grandchildren: Carter and Alex and by numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, Aunts and Uncles. 
He was predeceased by his father Jack Starr, Sr, his mother and father in-law; Homer and Patricia Morin, his brother James Starr, his grandchildren: Ryan and Tyler Coulter and Nephew, Eric Morin.
Friends may call from 5-8 P.M. on Sunday April 11, 2021 at the Curtis-Britch & Bouffard Funeral Home, 4670 Darling Hill Road, Newport.  Funeral services will be held on Monday April 12, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. the First Congregational Church in North Troy with Pastor George Lawson officiating.  The burial will be held at a later date at the North Troy Cemetery.  Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to the Cub Scouts-Pack 839 and mailed to Melissa Manka, 1620 Rte 109 Belvidere, VT 05442.  On-line condolences at  Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch & Bouffard Funeral Home & Cremation Service, locally family owned and operated.

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