Yvonne E. (Bernier) Vaillancourt
1911 – 2012
Putnam – Yvonne (Bernier) Vaillancourt, 100, of Cleveland St., died Saturday, March 17, 2012 in Oakwood Nursing Home. She was the loving wife of the late Hector Vaillancourt. Born in Mechanicsville, she was the daughter of the late George and Rosanna (Lucier) Bernier.
Mrs. Vaillancourt worked as a drop wire operator for Putnam Woolen and Belding Heminway. She enjoyed going to Foxwoods and playing bingo. She loved caring for her many cats.
Yvonne is survived by several great nieces and nephews, Peggy Tenzar of Eastham, Ma., Jean Racine of Jewett City, Jeanne Johnson of Thompson, Alan Bernier of Thompson and Joanne Slezycki of Lyme; her nephew’s wife, Lucette Bernier of Jewett City and her god daughter, Susan Shaevitz of Putnam. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her brothers Herman and Leo Bernier.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Yvonne’s family on Wednesday March 21, 2012 at 10:00am in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, with a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial to follow in St. Mary Cemetery. For Memorial Guestbook, visit www.GilmanAndValade.com