1936 – 2011
Putnam– Emily (Mikat) Lafleur, 75, of Sunnyside Avenue, died Sunday, February 6, 2011 in UMass University Campus. She was the loving wife of the late Richard L. Lafleur. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Adam and Annie (Stefanik) Mikat.
In her early youth, Mrs Lafleur worked in Mikat’s Market of Putnam, the family grocery store. She continued her work as a bookkeeper for A&P and Stop & Shop for 45 years. She was a communicant of Saint Mary Church of the Visitation in Putnam. Emily’s true commitment, joy and life were her children and grandchildren.
Emily is survived by, four sons and two daughters, Susette Cote and her husband Roger of Concord, NH, Laurent Lafleur and his wife Katherine of Clarksville, MD, Phillip Lafleur and his wife Nicole of East Killingly, Leonard Lafleur and his wife Leigh of Putnam, Dennis Lafleur of Putnam, and Denise Wesolowski and her husband Timothy of North Grosvenordale; her sister, Anna Peckham of Putnam; and 15 grandchildren. She was the sister of the late John Mikat and Evelyn Lukowski.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Emily’s family from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Friday, February 11, 2011 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at10:00 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial will take place at a later date in St. Mary Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com. Memorial donations may be made to Saint Mary Church, 218 Providence St., Putnam, CT 06260