1936 – 2016
Putnam – Germaine (LeBeau) Touchette, 80, of Viens St., died Thursday, July 21, 2016 in Westview Nursing Home. She was the loving wife of Alfred R. Touchette, Sr. for 63 years. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Armand and Rita (Bellrose) LeBeau.
Mrs. Touchette worked for twenty one years as an aide for the Dempsey Regional Center. She also worked at the First Steps Day Care in Grosvenordale for seven years. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, ceramics and traveling to Las Vegas. She especially enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband Alfred, Germaine is survived by her sons, Fred Touchette, Jr. of Thompson, and Joseph Touchette and his wife Mindy of Thompson; her daughters, Cheryl Desjardin and her husband William of Dayville, and Charlene Bennett and her husband Raymond of Danielson; her brothers, Robert LeBeau of Thompson, and Richard LeBeau of CA; twelve grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brothers, the late Armand LeBeau; and her sister, the late Lorraine Miller.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Germaine’s family from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm with a funeral service taking place at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., Rocky Hill, CT 06067. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.