Lucien Lafortune

In Memorial

1946 – 2012

Putnam –Lucien Lafortune, 66, of Walnut St., died Thursday, November 1, 2012, at UMASS University Campus. He was the loving husband of Janet (Vaillant) Lafortune. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Leonidas and Alice (Lefebvre) Lafortune.

Mr. Lafortune was a state employee for Connecticut DMR for 20 years. Lucien enjoyed watching his grandchildren grow up. He was a member of Albert J. Breault VFW Post 1523.

In addition to his wife, Lucien is survived by his sons, Marc Lafortune of Putnam, and Scott Lafortune of Putnam; two sisters; and two grandchildren Ashley and Allison.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Lucien’s family from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Sunday, November 4, 2012 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A Funeral Service will take place at 2:00pm on Monday, November 5, 2012 in the funeral home followed by a burial in West Thompson Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2080 Silas Dean Hwy. Rocky Hill, CT 06067. For memorial guestbook visit

Condolence Messages

  1. Suzanne Salvas


    My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family. I remember Lucien from my days at the Dempsey Center and you as a former neighbor. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God bless.


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