1921 – 2014
N. Grosvenordale – Dorothy E. (LaBonte) Bergeron, 92, of 110 Main St. “Carriage Square”, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Day Kimball Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Ernest Bergeron, Sr.. Born in Uxbridge, MA, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Anna (Boehnki) LaBonte.
Mrs. Bergeron worked as a bobbin winder at the former Belding Hemmingway Textile Mill in Putnam
Mrs. Bergeron enjoyed reading, knitting hats and booties for the premature babies at Day Kimball Hospital, and volunteering at TEEG, the Thompson Library, and St. Joseph Church in N. Grosvenordale.
Dorothy will be missed by and truly loved by her three sons Ernest Bergeron, Jr. of Clayton, NC, Stephen Bergeron of Killingly, and Keith Bergeron of Clayton, NC, a daughter Virginia “Ginger: Thurlow and her husband Harry of Burgaw, NC; a brother Dr. Roger LaBonte of Memphis, TN. Three sisters Helen Comtois of Harrisville, RI, Phyllis LaBonte and Nancy McDonald of both of Southbridge, MA; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was predeceased by a son Paul Matthew Bergeron, a daughter June Ann Haney; three brothers Richard, William, and Eugene LaBonte, and a sister Alice Arsenault
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Dorothy’s family from 2:00 to 4:00pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm, with a funeral service at 7:00 pm on Thursday, March 20, 2014, in the Valade Funeral Home, 20 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 11:30 am in Holy Cross Cemetery, Danielson. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.