Putnam, CT – Alice A. (LaFleur) Bruce, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday January 19, 2013 at Pierce Memorial Baptist Home. Born in Goodyear, CT, she was one of 17 children born to the late Adolph and Rose LaFleur.
Alice was a homemaker and an active Communicant of St. Mary Church. Alice’s saint-like personality fueled her true passion of caring for others, young, old, ill, less fortunate and even those with good fortune but lacked love.
Alice is survived by her two sons, Jack D. Bruce and Billy Bruce. Alice’s compassionate spirit will live on through her 12 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Edith, Alice, Gary and Scott.
Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects on Thursday January 24, 2013 at 9:30 am in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT followed by a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam, CT. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.