1938 – 2016
North Grosvenordale – Ruth (Klebart) Lavigne, 77, of Buckley Hill Rd., died Sunday evening, June 19, 2016 at home. She was the loving wife of the late Gerard “Jerry” L. Lavigne. Born in Webster, MA, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Anne (Blake) Klebart. Mrs. Lavigne was a graduate with an Associate’s Degree from Bay Path College.
Mrs. Lavigne worked for many years as a receptionist at the McLean Home Nursing Center in Simsbury.
Mrs. Lavigne enjoyed quilting, cross stitching, knitting, genealogy, and watching the boats on Webster Lake. Mrs. Lavigne was a member of the Eastern Star.
Ruth is survived by three sons Alan Lavigne of Eureka, CA, Douglas Lavigne and his wife Bobbie of Bristol, and Andrew Lavigne and his wife Debora of Chester; a daughter Susan Foster and her husband Walter of Waynesville, MO; four grandchildren Jason Foster, Deanna Pearson, and Brooke and Lillian Lavigne; five great grandchildren Lucas and Kyle Foster, and Mya, Darius, and Donta Pearson. She was predeceased by a brother Arthur Charles Klebart.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2016 at the United Church of Christ Federated, 4 Church St., Webster, MA. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman-Valade Funeral Homes and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam. Memorial donations may be made to United Church of Christ Federated, 4 Church St., Webster, MA 01570. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.