January 5, 1923 – March 28, 2018
Putnam – Sr. Annette Beauregard, 95, a member of the Daughters of the Holy Spirit, died on Tuesday evening, March 28 2018, at St. Joseph Living Center in Windham, CT.
Born Annette Irene Beauregard in Woonsocket, RI on January 5, 1923, she was the daughter of late Levi and Léa (Guilbeault) Beauregard. She entered religious life in Putnam at the Holy Spirit Provincial House in 1942 and made her religious profession in 1945. She was then known as Sr. Charles Levi.
Her first assignment was in a nursery in Fall River, MA from 1945-1948. From there she went on to teach in the elementary grades in schools operated by the Daughters of the Holy Spirit in Wauregan, Moosup, and Putnam having obtained an Associate degree from Annhurst College in 1979. In 1990 she became a CCD coordinator at All Hallows Parish in Moosup, CT until her retirement in 1997 with residence at All Hallows Convent in Moosup. She moved to Holy Spirit Provincial House in 2009 and following some health issues, she moved to the Holy Spirit Health Care Center in December of 2014. In 2016 the Health Care Center was closed, and all of the sisters there transferred to St. Joseph Living Center in Windham, a Diocesan facility.
Sister Annette is survived by her spiritual family; her sisters in community; the consecrated seculars; her Daughters of the Holy Spirit associates; as well as her brother, Charles and his wife Rochelle of Slatersville, RI; her sisters, Mrs. Helen Dubois and her husband Richard and Mrs. Louise Frappier, both of Bellingham, MA.
Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours at the Provincial House on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm with a Prayer Service at 7:15 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the Provincial House Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the DHS Retirement Fund, Holy Spirit Provincial House, 72 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church Street, Putnam, CT has been entrusted with the arrangements. For memorial guestbook, visit www.GilmanandValade.com.