1928 – 2019
Putnam – Theresa Lavallee, 91, of Mohegan Street, died Sunday, March 10, 2019 in Matulaitis Nursing Home. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Emile and Georgianna (Dragon) Lavallee.
Ms. Lavallee worked as a machine operator and mold maker for Colts Plastic. She enjoyed playing bingo with her mother and travelling. She also liked cats, animals, crocheting, knitting and loved to go out to eat.
Theresa is survived by her sister, Estelle Yakis of Putnam; her sister-in-law, Jeanne Lavallee of Putnam; her nephews, Kevin Lavallee of Putnam,Fred Lavallee and his wife Susan of Port Charlotte, FL; her great-nephews, Ryan Yakis of Eastford, Matthew Yakis of Eastford, and Nathan Yakis of Woodstock; her grandniece, Meredith Messenger of Longmeadow, MA; and a good friend, Donna Brown. She was predeceased by her bother, Frederick “Jimmy” Lavallee.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Theresa’s family at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019 in the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St, Putnam, CT. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.