Gertrude L. (Plantier) Moylan
1931 – 2010
Woodstock – Gertrude (Plantier) Moylan, 78, died Friday May 14, 2010 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Putnam, CT, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Cecilia (St. Jean) Plantier. She was the wife of Richard Moylan.
Mrs. Moylan was a loving wife and fulltime mother. She was a graduate of the Oak Hill School for the Blind in Hartford. She enjoyed knitting. She loved her guide dogs including her new companion dog “Doobie.” She was a small woman with great faith, compassion, strength and vision. She will be sorely missed.
Mrs. Moylan is survived by her son, Dennis Moylan of Manchester; her daughters, Pamela Bartolomei and her husband John of Woodstock, Theresa Moylan of Woodstock, Linda Johnson and her husband Gary of New Brittan, Diane Moylan-Cooke and her husband Steven of Woodstock, Jo-Ann Moylan of Sprague, Amy Beaudoin and her husband Patrick of East Hartford, and Erin Moylan of North Providence; her daughter-in-law, Karon Dodge of Woodstock; her sister, Rosalie Bazinet of Jefferson ME; 11 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Moylan was pre-deceased by her children, Richard Moylan and Nancy Moylan, a brother, Walter Plantier, and a beloved granddaughter, Ayla Moylan.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Gertrude’s family on Sunday May 16, 2010 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin at 9:00am Monday May 17, 2010 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
Memorial Donations may be made to the SPCA of CT, Inc, 359 Spring Hill Rd., Monroe, CT 06468, or to Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 611 Granite Springs Rd., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.