Obituary: Lorraine (Guerrette) Plourde

Lorraine (Guerrette) Plourde
Lorraine (Guerrette) Plourde

PROSPECT — Lorraine (Guerrette) Plourde, 84, passed away on Friday, Dec. 25, 2015 at Abbott Terrace Health Care Center in Waterbury, surrounded by her family. She was the widow of Philip Plourde. Mrs. Plourde was born on Aug. 1, 1931 in St. Agatha, Maine, a daughter to Jane (Tardif) and Donat Guerrette.

Mrs. Plourde was retired from Uniroyal Footwear and worked at Meyers Supply both in Naugatuck. She was very family-oriented, loved gardening and an active communicant of St. Anthony’s Church in Prospect.

Mrs. Plourde is survived by her children, Cheryl Palmer and husband Howard, Sandra Alves and her husband Tony, Phyllis Plourde and Alfred Plourde; her grandchildren, Shawn Wood, Joshua and Sarah Alves, Jennifer and Michael Taylor, Tara, Zachary and Ashlee Plourde; her great-grandchildren, Alexander and Kelsey Wood, Keith Beards, Jeremiah Datil, Alaysia, Aryana, Cameron, Jaden and Brielle Taylor; her sister, Charlene Shanahan of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; her brother, Robert Guerrette of Madawaska, Maine, several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Plourde was predeceased by her brothers, Normand, Donald, Bertrand, Roger, Clifford, Milton and Harold Guerrette and her sisters, Fernande Taraskewich, Velma Thibeault, Priscilla Longton and Judy Guerrette.

The family would like to express their deep appreciation to the wonderful and nurturing staff at The Village of East Farms and Abbott Terrace Health Care Center.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 at St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church, 4 Union St., Prospect at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Waterbury. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015 at Prospect Memorial Funeral Home, 72 Waterbury Road, Prospect from 5 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 200 Executive Blvd S #4b, Southington, CT 06489.

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