Helen M. Bousquet
1939 – 2009
Putnam – Helen M. (Poore) Bousquet, 70 of 65 Ballou St. died Saturday, November 21, 2009 in Putnam. She was the loving wife of Francis W. Bousquet Jr. for 53 years. Born in Webster, MA, She was the daughter of the late Charles A. and Helen D. (Gorela) Poore. She lived in Tucson, AZ for 11 years before moving back to Putnam in 1999.
Helen worked as a solderer and conformal coder for the Electron Company in Webster and for Allied Signal in Tucson.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by four sons, Michael Bousquet of Worcester, MA, Charles Bousquet of Woodstock, CT, Terry Bousquet of Webster, MA, Jason Bousquet of Scotland, CT; her daughter, Sandra Chesanek of Putnam, CT; her sister, Barbara Swol of Willimantic, CT; eight grandchildren, Megan Park, Jamie Jarvis, Joann Chesanek, Ryan Bousquet, Jesse Bousquet, Timothy Chase, Jr., Susan Chase and Peter Chase; and three great grandchildren, Hannah Jarvis, Julia Jarvis and Briana Connors. She was predeceased by her great granddaughter Elisabeth Jarvis.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Helen’s family from 5:00 to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church Street, Putnam, CT. A gathering will begin at 9:30am Wednesday, November 25, 2009 in the funeral home with a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30am in Saint Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence Street, Putnam, CT 06260. Burial will follow in Saint Mary Cemetery.