1949 – 2021
Putnam – Anne-Marie Gendreau, 71, of S. Prospect St. passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at her home. Born in Worcester, MA she was the daughter of the late Rosario and Rita (Courtemanche) Gendreau.
Mrs. Gendreau worked as an inspector for Dimension Sail Cloth in Putnam for eleven years. She enjoyed reading and spending quality time with family and friends. She was a member of the Ladies of St. Ann in N. Grosvenordale, St. Joseph Children’s Liturgy, and St. Joseph Prayer Group and was an avid Red Sox Fan.
Anne-Marie was survived by her sons, Albert “Butch” Briere of Putnam, and Jamie Briere and his wife Willow of Dayville; her daughter, Lorie Briere of Danielson; four grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Anne-Marie’s family from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 17, 2021 in the Valade Funeral Home and Crematory, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. A gathering will begin in the funeral home at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Food Pantry, 18 Main St, N. Grosvenordale, CT 06255. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.