Leo P. Frechette, Sr.
1919 – 2012
Danielson – Leo P. Frechette, Sr., 92, of Westcott Rd., died Saturday February 25, 2012 in Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Ida (Gingras) Frechette and Evelyn (Orszulak) Frechette. Born in Manchaug, MA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Marie (Lamare) Frechette.
Mr. Frechette was a United States Naval veteran of WWII. He worked as a weaver for Powdrell & Alexander and a machine operator for Jacobs Rubber.
He was a member of the Danielson Elks, and was a Third Degree Knight of Council 2883 Knights of Columbus. He was and avid Red Sox fan and card player. He enjoyed going to the former Plainfield dog track.
Leo is survived by his sons, Leo P. Frechette, Jr. of Clearwater, FL, and Norman “Butch” Frechette of Dayville; his step-son Arthur Lime, Jr. of Irmo, SC; his step-daughters, Carolyn House of Danielson, and Sharon Deno of Meriden, CT; his brother, Ernest Frechette of Moosup; his sister Rita Spears of Brooklyn, CT; many grandchildren, many great grandchildren and one great great grandson. He was predeceased by eleven brothers and sisters.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Leo’s family at 10:00am on Friday March 2, 2012 in St. James Church, 12 Franklin St, Danielson, CT. Burial with military honors will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Danielson. Memorial donations may be made to ASCONN, Autism Speaks Connecticut, PO Box 1404, Guilford, CT 06437. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.