1933 – 2018
Putnam – Dora E. (Briere) LaFlamme, 85, of David Circle formerly of Lady Lake, FL, died Monday morning, May 21, 2018, at Day Kimball Hospital. She was the loving wife of fifty years to the late Richard LaFlamme. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Amedee and Lea (Therique) Briere.
Mrs. LaFlamme worked for twenty-four years as a dietary cook at Day Kimball Hospital after which she moved to Florida.
She enjoyed playing BINGO, her cat “Baby,” and watching her grandsons play football and basketball at Putnam High School. She was well known to be seen cheering them on with her trusty cow bell.
Dora is survived by two sons, Wayne LaFlamme and his wife Audrey of Putnam, and Steven LaFlamme of FL; a sister, Irene Russ of HI; five grandchildren, Eric, Curtis, Luke, Kyle, and Chad LaFlamme; six great grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Gary LaFlamme; and her five brothers.
Funeral arrangements and cremation are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. Dora will be laid to rest at a later date next to her beloved husband Richard at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.