1954 – 2013
Pomfret Center – Alan J. Laflamme died Saturday, June 22, 2013, after a short bout with cancer. He was 59.
Alan was the devoted husband of Joanne Laflamme, whom he married on July 5, 1980; the loving father of Joseph and Amy Laflamme; and the caring son of Ramona (Payne) Mulvaney and the late Roland Joseph Laflamme.
Alan worked as an operations manager for Staples, Inc. for 25 years. Before that, he was a police officer in Putnam; a teacher in Woodstock, Thompson, and Killingly; and a production supervisor for Frito-Lay. He served on the Pomfret Inland Wetlands Commission and volunteered with the Pomfret Little League.
Alan enjoyed beekeeping, tending his fruit trees, and Red Sox baseball. He lived to see his son graduate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his daughter from the Northeastern University School of Nursing.
In addition to his wife and children, Alan leaves behind his sister, Joanne Coderre, who helped care for him while he was ill; her husband, Michael; and their son, Jason. He is also survived by his stepfather, Daniel Mulvaney, and many other relatives and friends.
All may visit Alan’s family from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2013 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, July 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam, CT. Burial will follow in Abington Cemetery, Route 44, Pomfret, CT. Memorial donations may be made to the Deary Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 632, Putnam, CT 06239. For memorial guestbook, visit GilmanAndValade.com.