1918 – 2014
N. Grosvenordale – Exilda P. “Babe” (Robitaille) Mathieu, 95, of Buckley Hill Rd., formerly of Webster, MA, died Friday, February 07, 2014, in Regency Heights of Danielson. She was the loving wife of the late Archie Billings and Richard “Cliff” Mathieu. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Ovila and Rosanna (Latour) Robitaille.
Mrs. Mathieu was employed as a mill worker for Cotton Manufacturing Company in Dayville for eighteen years retiring in 1984.
Mrs. Mathieu was a member of St. Mary Church of the Visitation in Putnam, St. Joseph Basilica in Webster, MA, the Children of St. Mary, and Putnam Senior Citizens.
Babe is survived by a daughter Pauline Audette of N. Grosvenordale; 11 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter Shirley Craig; three brothers Alberic, Louis, and Arthur Robitaille and three sisters Rose Pelletier, Louise Lavalee, and Elizabeth Defilippo.
Babe’s family wishes to extent a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Regency Heights of Danielson for the care and love that was shown to her during her stay there.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Babe’s family from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, Monday, February 10, 2014, in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. A gathering will begin at 9:00am on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial to follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Dayville. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice. For memorial guestbook please guestbook please visit www.GilmanAndValade.com