N. Grosvenordale – Gerard “Jerry” Lavigne, 78, of Buckley Hill Rd., passed away on Sunday, August 10, 2014 in Day Kimball Hospital. He is the loving husband of Ruth (Klebart) Lavigne. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Helika and Clara (Madaga) Lavigne.
Mr. Lavigne worked as a Plant Engineer for Stanadyne in Windsor, CT.
In addition to his wife, Jerry is survived by his sons; Alan Lavigne of CA, Douglas Lavigne and his wife Bobbi of Bristol, CT and Andrew Lavigne and his wife Debra of Chester, CT; daughter, Susan Foster and her husband Walter of Waynesville, MO; grandchildren, Jason Foster, Deanna Pearson, Brooke and Lillian Lavigne; 5 great grandchildren; and a brother, Edgar Lavigne and his wife Louise of Myrtle Beach, SC.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial for Jerry at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to DKH Oncology Dept. P.O. Box 632 Putnam, CT 06260 or a charity of your choice. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.