1933 – 2017
Griswold – Blanche H. Doucette, 83, of Norman Rd., formerly of Putnam and North Grosvenordale, died Saturday, February 25, 2017, at Midstate Medical Center in Meriden. She was the loving wife of the late Ernest J. Doucette. Born in Cambridge, MA, she is the daughter of the late William and Blanche (Promovost) Curran.
On April 24, 1954, in Cambridge, MA, she was united in marriage to Ernest J. Doucette who died on July 30, 1979.
Mrs. Doucette worked for many years as an inspector at U.S. Button in Putnam.
Blanche was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary, Albert J. Breault Post 1523 in Putnam. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, bowling, playing BINGO, reading, and was an avid pet lover especially for her Siamese cats.
Blanche is survived by three sons William Doucette and his wife Renee of Nederland, TX, Joseph Doucette and his wife Cheryl of Putnam, and Mark Doucette and his wife Stacey of Danielson; four daughters Sandra Barrows and her husband Keith of Putnam, Ruth LaPointe of Griswold, Rhonda Young of Danielson, and Patricia Hurm of Danielson; a sister Arline Milford of Dover, NH; Sixteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son Dennis Doucette, a daughter Sue Ann Parker, and a sister Virginia Doucette.
Funeral arrangements are private at the discretion of the family and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.