1932 – 2019
Putnam – Jeannette (Sarette) Veilleux, 86, of Vine St., died Thursday evening, January 24, 2019 at William W. Backus Hospital. She was the loving wife of sixty-eight years to the late Louis J. Veilleux who died on December 9, 2018. Born in West Haven, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Eva (Goyette) Sarette.
On November 4, 1950, at Sacred Heart Church in Webster, she was united in marriage to Louis J. Veilleux. Mrs. Veilleux worked for many years as a nurse’s aide at Matulaitis Nursing Home in Putnam. Jeannette enjoyed playing cards and BINGO but, above all she cherished the quality time that she spent with her family and preparing Sunday dinners for them.
Jeannette is survived by two daughter, Cheryl Walsh and her husband Dennis of Putnam and Linda Thorstenson of Sterling; five grandchildren Gary, Timothy, Dennis, Ryan, and William, six great grandchildren Gary, Louis, Lauren, Aaron, Michael, Carter, and Peyton, and a great great granddaughter, Elizabeth. She was predeceased by her husband; a son, Robert; and her siblings Paul, Beatrice, Theresa, Cecile, and Bernadette.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, February 1, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Valade Funeral Home & Crematory, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT 06255For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.