D. Lee Rebillard, 73, of Lebanon and formerly of Colchester and Hebron, passed away Thursday (April 12, 2018) at Hartford Hospital. Born Aug. 11, 1944 in Willimantic, he was the son of the late Jules and Marion (Griffin) Rebillard. Lee had worked for the Hebron Public Works Department as a maintainer and mechanic for nearly 30 years before his retirement. He was a tractor enthusiast and was active with both antique and modified pulling circuits for many years, winning numerous awards. In his spare time, he was a die-hard and passionate player of the board game “SORRY”, wearing out a board approximately once every three months and relishing in beating any competitor. Lee also enjoyed taking many a scenic ride through the countryside. He leaves two daughters and sons-in-law, Annette and Christopher Peterson of Arlington, VA and Toni-Lynn and Todd Bennett of Colchester; their mother – his former wife and longtime friend, Barbara Hutchins of Colchester; four granddaughters, Meredith and Audrey Peterson of Arlington, VA and Jules and Lauren Myers of Colchester; four siblings, John and Jules “Butch” Rebillard, both of Colchester; James Steven Rebillard of Lyndon, VT and Diane Plante of W. Warwick, RI; and numerous extended family and friends. The family will receive guests 5 – 7 PM Tuesday (April 17th) at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester. Graveside Services will be observed 11 AM Wednesday (April 18th) directly at the Gilead Cemetery, Rte. 85, Hebron. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Hebron Lions Club, 347 Gilead St., Hebron 06248.
Hebron Lions Club, Inc.
347 Gilead Street, Hebron CT 06248