1936 – 2021
Danielson – Anita (Chausse) Richardson, 85, formerly of Stone St., sadly passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Davis Place Nursing Home. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Blanche (Fortin) Chausse.
Mrs. Richardson worked as a sewer for Cluett Peabody, and then Putnam Manufacturing. Anita was an avid reader and enjoyed knitting, and crocheting, and was a huge fan of word search and jigsaw puzzles.
Anita is survived by her sister, Rachel Chausse of Middletown; her daughter, Jackie Hoenig of Thompson, her son, Ken LaPorte of Dayville, her daughter, Karen Keith of Elizabethtown, KY, and her daughter, Cathy Boulais and her husband, Jim of South Windsor; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She is also fondly remembered by Leonardo Ingles who considered her as grandma #2. She was predeceased by her brother, Alfred Chausse, having served two tours in Vietnam, on October 21, 2001, her first husband, Lionel LaPorte who died on January 1, 1994, and her oldest son, Michael LaPorte who died on November 14, 2016.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend graveside service on Friday, July 30, 2021, at 11:00a.m. in Holy Cross Cemetery, 372 Maple St., Danielson, CT. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.