Meriden- Andre Paul Dubois, 34, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, December 29, 2013. Born on January 1, 1979 in Windham, CT he is the son of Dennis and Michelle VerBurg of Columbia, CT. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandparents, Roland and Maggie Dubois of Windham and Gilbert and Betty VerBurg of North Charleston, SC, two sisters; Jeannie Ryon and Melissa Morgan, His closest friend since grammar school, Michael Roman. Aunts and Uncles, Bert & Sue Cyr, Jacky & Hal Moulton, Monique & Brian Roy, Marc & Bonnie Dubois, Al & Debra Walters, Jimmy & Stacy VerBurg, Pete & Annette Mcwhirter, Chris & Jill VerBurg, Mary Mills , nieces, nephews and cousins, a special friend Naraeia Herbig and those who were close to him at New Life Church and Baptist Fellowship. Andre attended Windham High School where he enjoyed playing football under Coach Crudden. He graduated from Johnson & Wales with a culinary degree. Andre's passion was cooking and he loved being in the kitchen at his church. He was responsible for coordinating culinary events at New Life Church. This is where he truly felt at home serving others for the Lord. He also worked for the Lincoln school in Meriden. He will be missed. Relatives and friends may call at New Life Church, 350 High Hill Rd., Wallingford, CT on Friday, Jan. 3 from 4-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11am at New Life Church, the Rev. Will Marotti will officiate. Burial will be in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Andre Dubois scholarship c/o New Life Church, www.newlifechurchct.com. The Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home. 48 Cook Ave., Meriden has been entrusted with the arrangements

View current weather.

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline

Guestbook

  1. Andre, you were the first to capture my heart so completely – all 5 lbs. 7 oz. of you. As a 13 year old girl, I had never experienced this incredible feeling of love. You have always held a special place in my heart and that will not change except tha

  2. Dear Dennis and Michelle, As heartbreaking as it is, this was always was part of God’s master plan – even when we don’t understand the why. We are crying with you in the passing of your son. We are rejoicing with you as he enters his home in Glory. .To b

  3. Dear Michelle and Dennis and Family. We are so terribly sorry for your loss. We were shocked and so very sad when we heard and have been sending our prayers your way. We didn’t know Paul, only what you spoke of him, but I am sure he was a truly wonderf

  4. Dear Michelle and Dennis, We were shocked and saddened to hear of Paul’s passing. I know from our talks how much you loved him, and know in my heart he could not have felt differently. Though there is little which can be said to ease your pain, may it co

  5. Dennis and Michelle , our hearts share your pain and we feel helpless at times like this. I try to express the perfect words but there are none. i know that you shared so many wonderful things with Paul, but the one gift that that he has with him is etern

  6. I was so very sorry to hear of Andre’s untimely passing. He really was a nice person. I will remember his smile and the small talk we shared in the cafeteria at Washington Middle School. My thoughts and prayers go out to you.

  7. It’s been a month since you’ve been gone and I’m still beside myself. I miss you so much there are no words, I’m so happy to know your heaven having the time of your life. I will love you always and forever my love *hugs* Love Naraeia

  8. Michelle & Dennis you are in our daily prayers,love you mom & dad Andre; we are so sad you are no longer with us. We have loved you and you were so special to us from the day you were born, our first grandchild. We are so happy you are with the Lord and

  9. Michelle & Dennis, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I never had the pleasure of knowing your son, but knowing the both of you, I can only imagine what a wonderful person he was. I’m praying that you find peace in your time of loss. Lo

  10. Michelle & Dennis, we have been thinking of you guys and praying for peace and comfort in this very difficult time. I (Dennis) can remember the joy of Paul being born. Praying that you will know joy again when you are reunited with him. Blessings of peace

  11. Michelle and Dennis & Family, you are in my thoughts and prayers each and every day. My heart goes out to you. Matthew 5:4, Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Love you. Tammy

  12. Michelle and Dennis, and all the family and friends of Paul, please know that we’re thinking of you and sending prayers for strength and healing at this most sad and difficult time.

  13. Michelle and Dennis, I was so saddened to hear that Paul passed. I will always remember him as a sweet, friendly, smiling soul. Our love and sympathies are with you and your family.

  14. Michelle and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time in your life. Lynne and Roger Champagne and family

  15. Michelle and family. I couldn’t believe it when I heard of Paul’s passing. He was a was a wonderful person. Our love and prayers go out to you. Dawn, David, Sarah, Elizabeth and Thomas Rawlinson.

  16. Michelle and family…..Words cannot express how deeply sorry I am for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your famiy during this very difficult time. Even though I never met your son, I know from hearing you speak of him, that you love

  17. Michelle and Family~My heart breaks for you, my dear friend. My thoughts and prayers have been with you since I have learned of your loss. I will continue to pray for you to find comfort and stregnth. This unbearable loss is something no mother should

  18. Michelle Dennis Maggie Roland and family I am so sorry for your loss of Andre It was a shock He was a great kid and he will be missed by all Prayers are with you through this difficulty time Love Aunt Gert and Guy

  19. Michelle, Dennis, and family: I can only imagine what a shock this must be. Please know that you have our deepest sympathy, our prayers, and our love. I pray that the Lord holds you up and that He is your refuge and strength. With love, Missy, Frank, Ke

  20. Michelle, Dennis, Aunt Maggie, Uncle Roland and extended family. I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your faith, your family and your friends. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Diane

  21. Michelle,Dennis Maggie and Roland, I’am so sorry to hear about the passing of your son and grand son Paul. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family. Love, Lorna Annis venice Fl

  22. Paul you were a big brother that i never had i will truly miss you…. michele and dennis you guys are in my thoughts and prayers and i love you guys

  23. We will always remember meeting Paul at a Dubois picnic at the cottage a few summers ago. He was an absolute delight and we thoroughly enjoyed our chats with him. Such a sad loss at a far too young age. Our heartfelt sympathies to Michelle, Dennis, Maggie

  24. What a bundle of joy that came to us on 1/1/79. I was excited to be an aunt to my first nephew. We have many memories and we will never forget your beautiful smile with those dimples. You were a great cousin to my children and an inspiration. We are n

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook