1929 – 2014
North Grosvenordale – Theresa (Larose) Lajoie, 85, of Main St, died Thursday, June 5, 2014 in Matulaitis Nursing Home. She was the loving wife of the late Philip O. Lajoie for 61 years. Born in Thompson, she was the daughter of the late Adelard and Emma (Dutremble) Larose.
Mrs. Lajoie worked as a weaver for Cluett Peabody. She was a housekeeper for St. Joseph Church, Gilman & Valade Funeral Homes and several private homes. She was a long time communicant of St. Joseph Church where she and her husband Philip volunteered countless hours in service to their church.
Theresa is survived by her loving and devoted son Raymond P. Lajoie and his wife Danielle of Putnam; her grandchildren Rebecca, Emma, and Matthew; and several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her sisters, the late Beatrice Larose, and Doris LaBonte.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Theresa’s family from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Tuesday June 10, 2014 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am on Wednesday June 11, 2014, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Joseph Church, 20 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Church, P.O. Box 897, North Grosvenordale, CT 06255. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.