1947 – 2021
Pomfret Ctr. – Lesa A. (Lawrence) Landry, 74, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 16, 2021 in Day Kimball Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Daniel “Dan” Landry for 28 years. Born in Sturbridge, MA, she was the daughter of the late Edric and Mildred (Carlson) Lawrence.
Lesa was the head bus driver for M & J Transportation driving three generations of school children for the Pomfret Community School on bus # 8. She served as a constable for the town of Woodstock and volunteered for the Audubon Society in Pomfret. Lesa quickly made friends with anyone she met. She loved cooking for her family and friends. She enjoyed going to car shows and swap meets with Dan and driving around in her classic cars. Lesa enjoyed working in her vegetable and flower gardens and being outdoors. She loved her six cats and shopping for a bargain.
In addition to her husband, Lesa is survived by her daughter, MiaLesa Breen and her husband Stephen of Brooklyn; her sisters, Linda Salo of Dayville, Louanne Beauregard of Pomfret Ctr, Lois Rosen of South Carolina, and Leslie Minarik of Thompson; her sister-in-law, Jo-Ann Chenail and her husband Bob of Thompson; and her grandchildren, Aaron Breen, and Shannon Breen. She was predeceased by a sister, Faith Houle of West Virgina.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Audubon Society in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations made be made in Lesa’s memory to the Connecticut Audubon Society, 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.