1923 – 2017
Putnam – Lucille E. (Gagne) Rhault, 94, of Sunnyside Ave., a lifelong resident of Putnam, died Saturday morning, November 11, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the loving wife of the late Ronald A. Rhault. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Joseph T. and Lillian (Labossiere) Gagne. Lucille was a graduate of the Putnam Catholic Academy. On August 24, 1940, in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, she was united in marriage to Ronald A. Rhault who died in 1967.
Mrs. Rhault worked for many years as an aide at the John Dempsey Regional Center working with special needs children.
Mrs. Rhault enjoyed vacationing with her family traveling to Pennsylvania, Florida, and Northern New England. But, above all she cherished the quality time that she spent with her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren
Lucille is survived by her children Caroline Perron and her husband Edward of Putnam; Ronald Rhault and his wife Diane of Mansfield Center; and Paulette Gilman and her husband Paul of Groton. A sister Rochelle Beaudry of Putnam; nine grandchildren Phyllis, Brian, David, Roxanne, Valerie, Ronald Jr., Stacie, Melinda, and Christopher; fifteen great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a grandson Michael Perron and two sisters Annette Duval and Theresa Johnson.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Lucille’s family from 9:30a.m. to 10:30a.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam; followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam, CT. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Adoration Chapel c/o St, Mary Church, 218 Providence St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.