Thompson – Louise J. (Lajoie) Robbins, 86, of Thompson, CT passed away September 26, 2021. Louise was married to her beloved, late husband, Russel, for 62 years before he passed June 12, 2018. They were married on October 8, 1955 in North Grosvenordale, CT.
Louise was born on November 8, 1934 in North Grosvenordale. She was the daughter to the late Exeas and Alice (Bellerose) Lajoie. Louise was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, North Grosvenordale, CT.
Louise or better known as Meme, she babysat several of her grandchildren, and babysat many other children in the town. Meme put kids on the bus for about 54 years.
Louise liked to bake, cross stitch, and do crossword puzzles. Louise also loved watching the birds and always made sure the feeders were full and that she always had extra bird seed.
Louise is survived by her sons Russell (Paula) of Putnam, Dana (Julie) of Thompson, CT, Ronald (Kathy) of Thompson, CT, Mark (Jean) of Thompson, CT; and daughters, Melissa (Steven) Ericson of Thompson, Debra (Lars) Johnson of Thompson. Louise also leaves behind Guy (Charlene) Regis of Thompson and Gary (Rhonda) Silvestri of Thompson; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Roland Lajoie of Dayville, CT, Eugene Lajoie of Dayville, CT, and Paul Lajoie of Quinebaug, CT.
She was predeceased by son, Dennis James; brothers, Gerard Lajoie, Philip Lajoie, Norman Lajoie; and sisters, Theresa Beauregard, Rachel Gibson, Lorraine Breault, Marguerite Piekarczyk, and Claire Bosse.
Family and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., North Grosvenordale, CT 06255, on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at 1:00 pm. A burial will follow in East Thompson Cemetery, 290-306 E Thompson Rd, Thompson, CT 06277. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman and Valade Funeral Homes and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.