1946 – 2018
N. Grosvenordale – Therese (Picard) Dalpe, 72, died Monday morning, March 26, 2018, at home. She was the loving wife of the late Richard L. Dalpe, Sr. Born in Webster, MA, she was the daughter of the late Ronald and Diana (Forcier) Picard.
On July 25, 1964, at St. Joseph Church in N. Grosvenordale she was united in marriage to Richard L. Dalpe, Sr. Mrs. Dalpe worked for many years as a housekeeper at Matulaitis Nursing Home. She also worked at Thompson Rod and Gun club as a bartender and Walmart as a clerk.
Therese was a member of the Thompson and Putnam Senior Citizens. She enjoyed playing bingo, going to Foxwoods Resort and Casino, and traveling with the Thompson Seniors. But, above all, she cherished the quality time that she spent with her family and especially her grandchildren.
Therese is survived by two sons, Richard L. Dalpe, Jr. and his companion Lisa Harrison of Canterbury and David E. Dalpe, Sr. and his wife Stacy of Thompson; four grandchildren, Aaron, David, Jr., Devin, and Alivia Dalpe.; several nieces and nephews, and a special friend Vickie Revet of N. Grosvenordale. She was predeceased by her siblings, Leonard Picard, Emile Picard, Sr., Claire Carito, and Arlene Chabot.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Therese’s family from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin in the funeral home on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph Church, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Relay For Life, at www.RelayForLife.com sponsoring her granddaughter, Alivia Dalpe, on the participant tab or directly to Relay for Life, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 for participant, Alivia Dalpe. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.